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Report April 28, 1999

Distributed Resources and Distribution Company Profitability

By Regulatory Assistance Project

The focus of the paper is the profitability implications of the deployment of distributed resources as well as demand and supply-side resources that can be deployed within the distribution system as distinguished from the transmission system....

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Model Rule March 19, 1999

Model Rule on Consumer Disclosure in Connection with Electricity Sales

By CREPC

This model rule is the product of a regional Consumer Information Disclosure Project effort initiated by the Committee on Regional Electric Power Cooperation (CREPC) and the Western Conference of Public Service Commissioners and assisted by the National Council on Competition and The Electric Industry. The model rule is a source document for States considering co...

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Report October 1, 1998

Synthesis Report: A Summary of Research on Information Disclosure

By David Moskovitz, Cheryl Harrington

In November 1996, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissions (NARUC) adopted a Resolution in Support Of Customer Right-To-Know and Product Labeling Standards for Retail Marketing Of Electricity and identified the need to provide retail consumers with clear and uniform disclosure to compare price, price variability, resource mix and environmental c...

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Report June 1, 1998

Consumer Research on Tracking Approaches and Product versus Supplier Labeling

By Chilton Research Services, US Food and Drug Administration

This report identifies mechanisms to trace transactions from generators through sellers, aggregators or marketers to retail buyers to provide consumers with full resource mix and environmental characteristics disclosure. More specifically it examines consumers' ability to understand alternative explanations about how information in the disclosure labels is derive...

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Model Rule May 1, 1998

IssuesLetter: New England Model Disclosure Rule

By Regulatory Assistance Project

This Issuesletter discusses the agreement among utility commissioners from the six New England states on a model rule for disclosing standardized information to retail electricitycustomers throughout the New England region....

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Report April 1, 1998

Label Testing: Results of Mall Intercept Study

By Chilton Research Services, US Food and Drug Administration

This report summarizes the initial results of the disclosure testing phase of the National Council on Competition and The Electric Industry’s Consumer Information DisclosureProject. Some questions addressed by this research include whether or not consumer understanding and performance affected (and how) by whether disclosure is voluntary or mandatory? Also, how...

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Report April 1, 1998

Model Electricity Consumer Protection Disclosures: A Report to the National Council on Competition and the Electric Industry

By NCLC, Barbara Alexander

In November 1996, The National Council on Competition and the Electric Industry initiated its Consumer Information Disclosure Project to assist state regulators and legislators in addressing consumer information needs in a competitive electricity environment. This report focuses on the uniform disclosure of price and consumer protection information....

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