April 2019 Newsletter

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ICAST partners with Ameren Missouriment


ICAST is proud to announce that it is now the multifamily DSM provider for Ameren Missouri and will be administering their market rate Multifamily and income qualified CommunitySavers® program for their Missouri service area. ICAST team members, Mike Smugala and Jeff Wilkinson are already starting to serve their customers.


New Mexico Mandates 100% Carbon-Free Electricity


New Mexico passed the Energy Transition Act, a law to make electricity generation 100% carbon-free by 2045 from the state’s investor-owned utilities. New Mexico joins California and Hawaii to commit to 100% carbon-free electricity. The law will also increase the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard to require that 80 percent of New Mexico’s electricity is generated from renewable energy by 2040.

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Massachusetts Includes Batteries in Energy Efficiency Plans.


The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has recently approved the state’s new three-year energy efficiency plan, marking the first time a state has included batteries in an energy efficiency plan. This action now makes batteries eligible for funding support from the Massachusetts energy efficiency budget which amounts to nearly $2 billion over three years, ahead of any other clean energy grant or incentive offered by the state.

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New ICAST Team Members


     Lyndsay McDonald comes from a Utility company background to join ICAST as a DSM Manager. Mariette van Engelen joined ICAST as the Office Manager after working at the local Dutch Consulate. Also, Allen Olaboye started at ICAST as Software Integration Manager after working in the IT field at Fujitsu.  Michael Appulise joined as the Construction Project Manager in Utah after years of working globally in construction management. And last but not the least, Michael Sherrill joined the ICAST Business Development team to focus on its consulting and finance services. Welcome aboard all.