The 51st State Initiative

A Collaborative Platform for the Future of Energy

The value of any conversation is having all interested parties at the table. That’s what makes the 51st State Initiative different.

 

A Blank Slate Approach

The 51st State Initiative was created as a way for the power sector to discuss the future of energy in the electric industry. Designed as an alternative to the contentious debates surrounding market and rate reform occurring in many jurisdictions, the initiative creates an ongoing, safe platform for experts and industry leaders to present, sound out and provide feedback on direction and innovation to support utility sector evolution.


“I read all of the Phase I concept papers in detail. When I was done, I immediately created a new position focused on the ‘utility of the future.’ On the new hire’s first day on the job, I told him his first task was to read every page of each 51st State concept paper.”

CEO, Investor Owned Utility

How It Works

Choosing the Destination

(2014 – 2015)

In the first phase, we asked the industry to envision a perfect electricity market, without current constraints and existing paradigms.

Drawing the Roadmaps

(2015 – 2016)

Now that we know where we are going, we need to map out how to get there. Phase II takes the bold, new destinations and creates real pathways to guide a transition to the future of electricity.

Initiative Resources

Submitted by: SEPA
51st State Phase I Launch Document

51st State Phase I Launch Document

Submitted by: SEPA
Submitted by: SEPA
51st State Phase I Summary of Submissions

51st State Phase I Summary of Submissions

Submitted by: SEPA
Submitted by: SEPA
51st State Phase I Summit Highlights – Visions for Future Electricity Markets

51st State Phase I Summit Highlights – Visions for Future Electricity Markets

Submitted by: SEPA
Submitted by: SEPA
51st State Phase II Launch Document – Developing Roadmaps to the Future

51st State Phase II Launch Document – Developing Roadmaps to the Future

Submitted by: SEPA
Submitted by: SEPA
51st State Phase II Summit Highlights – Mapping the dynamics of energy transformation

51st State Phase II Summit Highlights – Mapping the dynamics of energy transformation

Submitted by: SEPA

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