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Elizabeth S. Jacobs
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Nick Wagner
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Sheila K. Tipton
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Energy Efficiency Plan (EEP)

EEP-2012-0001 Interstate Power and Light Company On November 30, 2012, IPL filed its energy efficiency plan for 2014-2018.  Included in the plan were 25 electric and natural gas programs of which several were new.  The proposed budget for 2014 was $76.9 million and would increase to about $81.9 million by 2018.  On December 26, 2012, the Board issued an order docketing the proposed plan, setting an intervention deadline, establishing a procedural schedule, and requiring additional information.  On July 25, 2013, IPL, the Office of Consumer Advocate, the Environmental Intervenors (the Environmental Council, Environmental Law and Policy Center, and the Iowa Policy Project), Deere & Company, and the Iowa Customers for Energy Efficiency filed a non-unanimous settlement agreement.  Winneshiek Energy District and the Sustainable Living Coalition were not signatories to the partial settlement agreement.  On July 29, 2013, a hearing was held.  On December 2, 2013, the Board issued its final order approving the settlement agreement, subject to certain clarifications and modifications.  On January 31, 2014, IPL filed a compliance filing to incorporate all aspects of the settlement into its energy efficiency plan.  On February 7 and April 23, 2014, IPL provided additional information.  On June 10, 2014, the Board issued an order accepting the compliance information.

EEP-2012-0002  MidAmerican Energy Company On February 1, 2013, MidAmerican filed its energy efficiency plan for 2014-2018.  The proposed budget was $94.9 million for 2014 and would increase to $110.4 million by 2018.  On February 27, 2013, the Board issued an order docketing the proposed plan, establishing a procedural schedule, and requiring additional information.  On August 26, 2013, MidAmerican, the Office of Consumer Advocate, the Environmental Intervenors (the Environmental Council, Environmental Law and Policy Center, and the Iowa Policy Project), Deere & Company, and the Iowa Customers for Energy Efficiency filed a non-unanimous partial settlement agreement.  Winneshiek Energy District was not a signatory to the partial settlement agreement.  On August 28, 2013, a hearing was held.  On December 16, 2013, the Board issued its final order approving the settlement agreement, subject to certain clarifications and modifications.  On January 31, 2014, MidAmerican filed a compliance filing to incorporate all aspects of the settlement into its energy efficiency plan.  MidAmerican provided additional information on February 24 and May 5, 2014.  On June 10, 2014, the Board issued an order accepting the compliance information.

EEP-2013-0001  Black Hills Energy/Iowa Gas Utility Company On March 29, 2013, Black Hills filed its energy efficiency plan for 2014-2018.  The proposed annual budget for 2014 was $5.8 million and would increase to $6.2 million by 2018.  On April 22, 2013, the Board issued an order docketing the plan, establishing a procedural schedule, and requiring additional information.  On October 2, 2014, Black Hills and the Office of Consumer Advocated filed a non-unanimous settlement agreement.  On October 7, 2014, an amended settlement was filed.  Winneshiek Energy District was not a signatory to the settlement agreement although it did file a partial joinder for the proposed settlement on October 4, 2014.  On October 8, 2014, a hearing was held.  On December 17, 2013, the Board issued an order approving the settlement agreement.  On January 30, 2014, Black Hills filed a compliance filing to incorporate all aspects of the settlement into its energy efficiency plan.  On May 9, 2014, Black Hills provided additional information.  On June 10, 2014, the Board issued an order accepting the compliance information.

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