176D9CC70431B4CB8725845E0065C638 Hearing Summary CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsf PUBLICBILL SUMMARY For PANEL ON CONSUMER CHOICEINTERIM COMMITTEE INVESTOR-OWNED UTILITY REVIEW INTERIM STUDY COMMITTEEDate Aug 22, 2019 Location Old State Library Panel on Consumer Choice - Committee Discussion Only Attachment Tag File Name Attachment E http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsf/0/2D6F1A58893A...$File/19InvestorOwnedUtility0822AttachE.pdf?OpenElement 19InvestorOwnedUtility0822AttachE.pdf Attachment F http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2019A/commsumm.nsf/0/F0D2D42C59CD...$File/19InvestorOwnedUtility0822AttachF.pdf?OpenElement 19InvestorOwnedUtility0822AttachF.pdf 12:31:45 PM The committee came back to order. Ms. Cindy Schonhaut, representing the Office of Consumer Counsel, came to the table to discuss consumer choice. 12:33:04 PM Ms. Schonhaut continued by discussing retail competition and choice in the electric sector and its effects on residential customers. 12:35:10 PM Ms. Schonhaut continued by discussing rates in Illinois and Connecticut and highlighted the experiences of consumers in New York. 12:48:35 PM Ms. Michelle King, representing the Colorado Energy Consumers, came to the table to discuss large industrial and commerical energy consumers. She distributed a handout to the committee [Attachment E]. 12:49:23 PM Ms. King continued by discussing several recent pieces of legislation and highlighted some remaining questions that need to be addressed. 12:55:46 PM Mr. Bill Levis, representing Colorado AARP, came to the table to discuss consumer choice and recent Colorado legislation. He distributed a copy of his presentation to the committee [Attachment F]. 01:04:01 PM Mr. Levis continued by discussing electric retail choice and AARP's opposition to the the concept. 01:11:23 PM Ms. Gwen Farnsworth, representing Western Resource Advocates, came to the table to discuss clean energy and customer choice. 01:12:47 PM Ms. Farnsworth continued by discussing several considerations for community choice aggregation. 01:19:12 PM In response to committee questions, Ms. Farnsworth stated that community choice aggregation might not move Colorado towards its energy goals faster than the current process, but that much uncertainty remains. 01:33:01 PM The committee continued to discuss community choice aggregation. 01:36:51 PM In response to a committee question, Ms. King discussed community choice and the role of industrial and commerical consumers.