Missouri Comprehensive State Energy Plan

Missouri Dept. of Economic Development, Division of Energy
https://energy.mo.gov/energy/docs/Executive%20Summary_FINAL_10.05.2015.pdf

[St. Louis Public Radio] …The recommendations are somewhat broad and are divided into five categories:

Efficiency of Use

  • Modifying the Missouri Energy Efficiency Investment Act
  • Improving the state’s water infrastructure
  • Improving the state vehicle fleet
  • Developing statewide building energy codes
  • Utilizing Missouri’s property assessed Clean Energy Act, improving Missouri’s energy loan program and expanding Missouri’s linked deposit program
  • Expanding energy improvements in state facilities

Energy Affordability

  • Developing residential energy efficiency programs for hard-to-reach sectors
  • Maintaining business affordability and competitiveness

Diversity and Security of Supply

  • Strengthening Missouri’s renewable energy standard
  • Improving Missouri’s interconnection and net metering rule
  • Establishing comprehensive solar energy system rights
  • Expanding combined heat and power applications
  • Planning for smart grid
  • Accelerating grid modernization

Regulatory Improvements

  • Reforming the rate-making process

Innovation, Emerging Technologies, and Job Creation 

  • Facilitating public-private investments in resources and technology
  • Investigating biomass co-firing opportunities
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