9:30 - 10:30
October 25, 2018
Grand Cypress B
102: Natural Gas Price Projections in Electric Utility Long Term Resource Planning
Session Category : Natural Gas
Natural gas has competed with fuel oil, coal and, more recently, renewables for inclusion in electric utility energy portfolios. Although the focus of long term resource planning has changed over the years, the projection of future natural gas pricing continues to be a key driver in these planning studies. Sources include market-based forward curves and vendor-supplied forecasts based on market fundamentals.