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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 27, 2017

The potential of demand response in Europe

By Jan Rosenow, Frauke Thies

​At a policy workshop hosted by the Florence School of Regulation, Dr. Jan Rosenow of RAP and Frauke Thies of the Smart Energy Demand Coalition spoke about the potential for and benefits of demand response in Europe...

Demand Response, Energy Resource Planning Download View Summary
Report October 25, 2017

Überblick über die kanadische Energiepolitik

By Kerstin Bacher, Mélanie Persem, Raffaele Piria, Andreas Jahn, Jan Rosenow, Inga Ebert, Toby Couture

Kanada ist ein rohstoffreiches Land und einer der größten Energieproduzenten und Exporteure der Welt. In diesem Gutachten analysieren die Autoren die kanadische Energiepolitik von der Energieeffizienz, über die Rohstoffförderung und die Strommärkte. Dabei beleuchten sie die Unterschiede und Parallelen zu Deutschland bzw. Europa. Der Fokus dieses Überblicks ...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Governance, Market Design, 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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Policy Brief September 21, 2017

Public Benefit Funds: Finanzierungsmechanismus für Energieeffizienz-Investitionen

By Andreas Jahn, Jan Rosenow

In der Hälfte der US-Bundesstaaten, Südafrika und Brasilen sind Public Benefit Funds der maßgebliche Finanzierungsmechanismus für Energieeffizienz- und Erneuerbaren Energien-Investitionen. Dabei handelt es sich um eine regulatorisch festgesetzte, sehr geringe Umlage auf die verbrauchte Energieeinheit. Mit diesen Einnahmen werden die Programme finanziert, die ...

Energy Efficiency Obligations 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...

Policy Brief

Assessing the European Council’s Proposal for Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive

By Jan Rosenow

Energy efficiency plays a critical role in achieving the ambitious carbon reduction goals set out in the Paris Agreement. The International Energy Agency (IEA) created a model scenario, aligned with the Paris Agreement, which indicates that half of global emission reductions will be achieved through energy efficiency measures. In consideration of these objectives...

Energy Efficiency Obligations, Energy Efficiency Program Design, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Standards and Codes Download View Summary
Policy Brief August 21, 2017

Die Kräfte des Marktes für Energieeffizienz nutzen

By Jan Rosenow

Eine vielversprechende Option zur konsequenten Förderung von Energieeffizienz sind sogenannte marktbasierte Instrumente. Darunter fallen wettbewerbliche Ausschreibungen, Auktionsmechanismen, Weiße Zertifikate und Energieeffizienzverpflichtungen. Dieses Briefing fasst die wesentlichen Ergebnisse einer Studie des Regulatory Assistance Project und der Internationa...

Energy Efficiency Obligations, Energy Efficiency Program Design, Market Design Download View Summary