If you missed last night’s joint study session capstone event, or if you just want to review the presentation again, you can download it using the link below.
Levelized cost is often cited as a convenient summary measure of the overall competitiveness of different generating technologies. It represents the per-kilowatt hour cost (in real dollars) of building and operating a generating plant over an assumed financial life and duty cycle.
Looking at a graph of levelized cost helps us visualize the data from our SROI a little easier.
Will review with Community Stakeholder Panel October 29 before formal submission to Board and City Council in November. Holland,MI—The recommendations for future power generation released today by the Holland Board of Public Works would lead to dramatic reductions in greenhouse gases and particulate emissions, while… Read More»
On Monday, October 29, 2012 from 6:00-9:00pm, the City of Holland City Council and the Holland Board of Public Works will host a Joint Study Session at the DoubleTree Hotel in Holland, MI. The event will serve as the “Capstone” Event for the Sustainable Return… Read More»
Over the past several years we have considered a number of ways to meet our community’s need for more base load power. It’s a complex question. We hired HDR, a global independent consulting firm, to help us conduct an exhaustive sustainable return on investment study… Read More»
The Questions & Answers Session video from last Monday night is now available here and on the Holland BPW’s Vimeo page.
Edit: The transcription is now available for download: Transcription-HBPWQ&A.pdf
Last night, the HBPW held its Question & Answers Session to explain findings from HDR’s Sustainable Return on Investment (SROI). Part of that session included a short PowerPoint presentation Dave used to cover a lot of the common questions. You can download a PDF of that presentation using the link below:
Black & Veatch Study
Last night’s Q&A session referenced a Black & Veatch study on power supply alternatives that the Holland BPW released in the Spring of 2010. Please find a copy of that study here.
Reminder: The HBPW will be hosting the Questions & Answers Session for the SROI Results Monday, September 24 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Doubletree Hotel on 650 E. 24th Street. Participation in the event is open to the public. All questions must be submitted in writing at the event or ahead of time.
Posted August 22, 2012
Partnered with expert consultants, we’ve considered a number of ways to meet our community’s need for more local power. Watch the story, and learn more.
Our video service has completed processing the video from the August 8 presentation meeting and we’re pleased to offer it for review.
The HBPW thanks you all for your participation and input into the P21: Sustainable Return on Investment (SROI) process that we began last fall. We are using the SROI process to help the City of Holland evaluate baseload electric generation options while considering social, economic, and… Read More»
Processing the massive amount of data in the SROI report has required a lot more time than we originally anticipated. However, with the SROI results in hand from HDR, we’re reviewing the data internally and are optimistic about rolling out the report in just a… Read More»