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Presentation October 31, 2017

Advancing Energy Efficiency and Improving Air Quality

By Nancy Seidman

​Nancy Seidman explored energy efficiency as a key air quality improvement strategy at a conference held by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) in Phoenix, Arizona....

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Greenhouse Gas Management, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Presentation October 31, 2017

Customer Choice in New York and New York REV

By Richard Sedano

​Richard Sedano unpacked New York's Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) process and the role of customer choice at an en banc session of the California Public Utilities Commission in Sacramento, California....

Business Models, Distributed Generation, Reliability, Role of Regulatory Institutions, Role of Utilities Download View Summary
Report October 31, 2017

Policy and Regulation to Support Energy Efficiency as a Power Sector Resource in China

By David Crossley, Wang Xuan

Energy efficiency is a cost-effective alternative to investing in supply-side resources, such as building power plants and expanding the electricity grid. Using energy efficiency as a power system resource is particularly important in China, where air pollution from coal-fired power plants is a large and growing problem. Energy efficiency can do double duty: it...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Download View Summary
Policy Brief October 27, 2017

Using Energy Efficiency to Advance Air Quality Compliance

By Nancy Seidman

Air quality officials across the United States have a significant—and largely unused—tool for reducing harmful air pollution: energy efficiency. Energy efficiency reduces multiple types of emissions, and generally does so at a cost savings. This brief outlines seven strategies for how air regulators can incorporate energy efficiency into their work. The strat...

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Presentation October 27, 2017

Innovative Rate Making and Rate Design

By David Littell

At the Keystone Energy Alliance 7th Annual Conference, David Littell spoke about implementing innovative rate making and rate design to achieve desired utility outcomes from performance-based regulation....

Pricing and Rate Design, Role of Utilities 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
Presentation October 26, 2017

Energy Transitions in Practice

By Ranjit Bharvirkar

​Ranjit Bharvirkar delivered the keynote address on Energy Transitions in Practice at the Beyond Oil 2017 conference in Bergen, Norway. Mr. Bharvirkar compared and contrasted the regulatory systems in the U.S. and India and offered advice on engaging with policymakers on energy issues....

Power Markets and Reliability, Regulation and Governance Download View Summary
Policy Brief October 26, 2017

Ostatni dzwonek dla ciepłownictwa w Polsce

By Jan Rączka, Andrzej Rubczyński

Ciepłownictwo w Polsce pilnie wymaga modernizacji. Negocjowanie okresów przejściowych dla unijnych przepisów pozwalało dotychczas odsuwać podejmowanie trudnych decyzji. Terminy jednak płyną. Konieczny jest kompleksowy przegląd systemów ciepłowniczych. Raportem „Ostatni dzwonek dla ciepłownictwa w Polsce” Forum Energii chce rozpocząć dyskusję o ...

Grid-Scale Renewables, Heating and Cooling Download View Summary