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Report June 1, 1994

Regulatory Reform: Removing the Disincentives

By Cheryl Harrington, David Moskovitz, Tom Austin, Carl Weinberg, Edward Holt

This paper analyzes the utility industry's financial disincentives for energy efficiency and explores policy options, including decoupling....

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Regulation and Governance, Revenue Regulation, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
Report February 1, 1994

IssuesLetter: IRP and Competition

By Regulatory Assistance Project

This paper examines how IRP and competition have evolved in the wholesale competition arena, presents examples of existing retail competition and offers a framework for considering what some see as the next step for retail competition -- retail wheeling....

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Report December 1, 1993

Primer on Gas Integrated Resource Planning

By Charles Goldman, LBNL

This primer is the culmination of a project sponsored by the Energy Conservation Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). It addresses utility and regulatory considerations which are relevant to the strategic planning process in the provision of natural gas utility service....

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Report January 1, 1993

Plugging People into Power: An Energy Participation Handbook

By NW Energy Coalition

This document was prepared in 1993 by the Northwest Conservation Act Coalition, now known as the NW Energy Coalition. While it is dated, the vast majority of the content remains relevant for consumer and environmental participants in the utility regulatory process. It is intended to help readers influence the energy decisions their utilities and their government ...

Climate and Public Health, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Grid-Scale Renewables, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Report July 17, 1992

Cost Elements and Study Organization: For Embedded Cost of Service Analysis

By Jim Lazar

This document, produced in 1992 by RAP’s Jim Lazar for the Arizona Corporation Commission, provides the basis for “Dividing the Pie: Cost Allocation, the First Step in the Rate Design Process,” Appendix A of “Smart Rate Design for a Smart Future.” It explores the fundamentals of embedded cost of service analysis and the classification and allocation of ...

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Report May 1, 1992

Decoupling vs. Lost Revenues: Regulatory Considerations

By David Moskovitz, Cheryl Harrington, Tom Austin

This paper discusses the important characteristics and distinctions between decoupling and lost revenue recovery, the two general approaches used to eliminate the disincentives to energy efficiency created by current ratesetting processes....

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Report January 1, 1992

IssuesLetter: Energy Policy Act of 1992

By Regulatory Assistance Project

This paper examines two sections of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, which create new duties for state public utility regulators: conservation and energy efficiency by electric utilities and long term wholesale purchase standards....

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Grid-Scale Renewables, Regulation and Governance, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary