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File #: 19-1296    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/19/2019 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 12/3/2019 Final action: 12/3/2019
Title: Action on Confirmation 0144 under NCPA Support Services Agreement for Efficiency Services Group, LLC to Provide the Commercial Refrigeration Direct Install Program
Attachments: 1. CONFIRMATION 0144 UNDER THE NCPA SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM AGREEMENT
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SUBJECT
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Action on Confirmation 0144 under NCPA Support Services Agreement for Efficiency Services Group, LLC to Provide the Commercial Refrigeration Direct Install Program

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BACKGROUND
In accordance with Public Utilities Code (PUC) Section 385, covering Public Benefits Charge, and with the City's Public Benefits Program Policy Statement adopted by Council on May 12, 1998, Staff has developed a wide range of cost-effective energy efficiency and renewable energy programs for customers. State law requires that the utility spend a minimum of 2.85% of retail revenue on these programs, in order to encourage customer investments by reducing the payback period in these areas.

In order to expand its programs, Silicon Valley Power is utilizing the NCPA Support Services Agreement to provide additional energy efficiency programs. The Commercial Refrigeration Direct Install Program was previously offered to Silicon Valley Power customers, but the contract ended in January 2019. At that time, there was still significant potential for additional energy efficiency retrofits. In addition, new technologies have become available to further increase efficiency in commercial refrigeration, such as retrofit doors for open refrigeration cases. In order to determine the market potential for program enrollment if it were offered again, Efficiency Services Group, LLC contacted eligible customers who were previously unable to commit to participating in the program. This information was used to determine the program's energy savings potential and program budget.

DISCUSSION
The Commercial Refrigeration Direct Install Program delivers energy efficiency measures that reduce the energy consumption of businesses with refrigeration equipment through the installation of strip curtains, door closers, anti-sweat heater controls, electronically commutated motors, Q-sync motors, LED case and canopy lighting, and retrofit doors for open refrigeration cases. Under ...

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