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August 2021 – Request for Proposals for Graduate Research Assistantships - click here to download

Through a research grant with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), the State Utility Forecasting Group (SUFG) at Purdue seeks to support 2-3 graduate students performing research in areas involving the utility sector, with particular interest in electricity.

November 2020 – 2020 MISO Energy and Peak Demand Forecasting for System Planning - click here to download

This report provides the seventh load forecast the State Utility Forecasting Group (SUFG) has prepared for the Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc. (MISO).

October 2020 – 2020 Indiana Renewable Energy Resources Study - click here to download

This report represents the eighteenth annual study of renewable resources in Indiana performed by the State Utility Forecasting Group. It was prepared to fulfill SUFG’s obligation under Indiana Code 8-1-8.8 (added in 2002) to “conduct an annual study on the use, availability, and economics of using renewable energy resources in Indiana.”

September 2020 – Solar Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Study Report - click here to download

The objective of this Study is to share ideas about solar Distributed Energy Resources (DER) based on the perspectives of each of the participating parties which include the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO), State Utility Forecasting Group (SUFG) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).

May 2020 – Scenario Analyses for IURC Report to the 21st Century Energy Policy Task Force - click here to download

This report is intended to provide information regarding the implications of different future outcomes of a variety of parameters, including the timing of retirement of coal-fired generators, natural gas prices, energy efficiency and customer self-generation.

December 2019 – 2019 MISO Energy and Peak Demand Forecasting for System Planning - click here to download

This report provides the sixth load forecast the State Utility Forecasting Group (SUFG) has prepared for the Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc. (MISO).

December 2019 – 2019 SUFG Forecast Report - click here to download

This report presents the 2019 projections of future electricity requirements for the state of Indiana for the period 2018-2037. This is the seventeenth set of projections.

September 2019 – 2019 Indiana Renewable Energy Resources Study - click here to download

This report represents the seventeenth annual study of renewable resources in Indiana performed by the State Utility Forecasting Group. It was prepared to fulfill SUFG’s obligation under Indiana Code 8-1-8.8 (added in 2002) to “conduct an annual study on the use, availability, and economics of using renewable energy resources in Indiana.”