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Presentation November 9, 2017

Harnessing Performance-Based Regulation to Address 21st Century Challenges

By David Littell, Camille Kadoch, Jan Rosenow

​In a webinar held on November 9, 2017, the lead authors from RAP’s report "Next-Generation Performance-Based Regulation" joined Edison Electric Institute to highlight successful examples of performance-based regulation in practice in the U.K., Denmark, France, Mexico, India, and the United States. David Littell, Camille Kadoch, and Dr. Jan Rosenow also di...

Business Models, Distributed Generation, Governance, Reliability, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
Presentation October 5, 2017

Performance-Based Regulation: The Power of Outcomes (Part 2)

By David Littell, Camille Kadoch, Jan Rosenow

Advanced technologies are unleashing the potential for change in power sectors around the globe, transforming the way electricity is generated, delivered, and consumed. These changes hold great promise for a better, cleaner, more reliable, and lower cost future. Whether the benefits are achieved will depend on reforming the regulatory approaches in order to align...

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Presentation September 21, 2017

Performance-Based Regulation: The Power of Outcomes (Part 1)

By David Littell, Camille Kadoch

Advanced technologies are unleashing the potential for change in power sectors around the globe, transforming the way electricity is generated, delivered, and consumed. These changes hold great promise for a better, cleaner, more reliable and lower-cost future. Whether the benefits are achieved will depend on reforming the regulatory approaches to align regulatio...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Reliability, Role of Regulatory Institutions, Role of Utilities Download View Summary
Report September 12, 2017

Next-Generation Performance-Based Regulation: Emphasizing Utility Performance to Unleash Power Sector Innovation

By David Littell, Camille Kadoch, Philip Baker, Ranjit Bharvirkar, Max Dupuy, Brenda Hausauer, Carl Linvill, Janine Migden-Ostrander, Jan Rosenow, Wang Xuan, Owen Zinaman, Jeffrey Logan

Performance-based regulation (PBR) enables regulators to reform 100-year-old regulatory structures to unleash innovations within 21st century power systems. Our current electric system is built upon an old regulatory paradigm that ensured safe and reliable electricity at reasonable prices from capital-intensive electricity monopolies. Today, disruptive technologi...

Regulation and Governance, Role of Utilities Download View Summary
October517
Webinar (video)

Performance-Based Regulation: The Power of Outcomes (Part 2)

Advanced technologies are unleashing the potential for change in power sectors around the globe, transforming the way electricity is generated, delivered, and consumed. These changes hold great promise for a better, cleaner, more reliable, and lower cost future. Whether the benefits are achieved will depend on reforming the regulatory approaches to align regulation’s inherent incentives...

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Webinar (video)

Performance-Based Regulation: The Power of Outcomes (Part 1) (Webinar)

Advanced technologies are unleashing the potential for change in power sectors around the globe, transforming the way electricity is generated, delivered, and consumed. These changes hold great promise for a better, cleaner, more reliable, and lower-cost future. Whether the benefits are achieved will depend on reforming the regulatory approaches to align regulation’s inherent incentives with...

Journal Article August 10, 2015

No Rush: A Smarter Role for Natural Gas in Clean Power Plan Compliance

By Carl Linvill, John Shenot, Ken Colburn, Donna Brutkoski, Camille Kadoch

As utilities and regulators consider their strategies for complying with greenhouse gas emissions limits under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) forthcoming Clean Power Plan (CPP), natural gas has an important role to play. But a “dash to gas” approach could leave many gas infrastructure assets unusable as soon as 2030. A smarter approach wil...

Climate and Public Health, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Energy Efficiency Program Design, Energy Resource Planning, Grid-Scale Renewables, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Report December 14, 2012

设计和实施强制性节能政策的国际经验

By David Crossley, John Gerhard, Eoin Lees, Camille Kadoch, Edith Pike-Biegunska, Wang Xuan, Elizabeth Watson, Nancy Wasserman, Anna Sommer

这篇文章是睿博能源智库关于强制性节能政策(EEO)综合报告中对最佳实践的总结。世界各国政府一直努力通过设计和实施一些强制性节能政策提高终端能源利用效率,并实现其他相关的目标。这些机制要求能源供应商例如电力和燃气公司通过帮助用户实施终端节能措施来实...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Energy Efficiency Program Design, Grid-Scale Renewables Download View Summary
Journal Article November 1, 2012

Least Risk Planning: The Homer City Decision Increases Uncertainty – But Rewards Forward Thinking

By Ken Colburn, David Farnsworth, John Shenot, Elizabeth Watson, Camille Kadoch, Rebecca Wigg

The D.C. Circuit’s Homer City decision doesn’t eliminate the uncertainty about environmental regulations that has vexed public utility commissions, the utilities they regulate, and the investment community for more than a decade. At a minimum, it extends that uncertainty farther into the future, and arguably adds new levels of uncertainty where issues had lar...

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Climate and Public Health, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Report July 20, 2012

Best Practices in Designing and Implementing Energy Efficiency Obligation Schemes – Executive Summary

By David Crossley, John Gerhard, Eoin Lees, Camille Kadoch, Edith Pike-Biegunska, Wang Xuan, Elizabeth Watson, Nancy Wasserman, Anna Sommer

This document is a summary that presents the best practices identified in a comprehensive RAP report on energy efficiency obligations (EEOs). Governments in various jurisdictions around the world have endeavored to improve end-use energy efficiency, and in some cases also achieve other objectives, by designing and implementing EEO schemes. These schemes require e...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Energy Efficiency Program Design, Grid-Scale Renewables Download View Summary