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Journal Article May 18, 2018

Energy efficiency obligation schemes: Their future in the EU

By Tina Fawcett, Jan Rosenow, Paolo Bertoldi

The International Energy Agency reported in 2016 that energy efficiency is increasingly understood as a key component of low-carbon energy policy. The European Union encourages Member States to introduce energy efficiency obligation schemes (EEOS) to help meet energy savings objectives. Today, the EU boasts 15 active programs, more than double the number upon int...

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Policy Brief April 16, 2018

Destination Paris: Why the EU’s climate policy will derail without energy efficiency

By Jan Rosenow, Jakob Graichen, Stefan Scheuer

Without bold energy efficiency policies, it will be impossible to reach the goals articulated in the Paris Agreement. This is the main finding of authors from the Regulatory Assistance Project, Öko-Institut, and Stefan Scheuer Consulting, who identified the impact of Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive on the EU’s climate targets. Their new brief pose...

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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...

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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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October517
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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 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 ...

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Presentation September 20, 2017

Energy efficiency in Europe – past success and future ambition

By Jan Rosenow

​As part of a bilateral conference on energy policy in Beijing organized by the China National Energy Administration and the Directorate-Generale​ for Energy of the European Union, Dr. Jan Rosenow provided insight into European and global experience with energy efficiency obligations and programs....

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Energy Efficiency Program Design Download View Summary