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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...

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Webinar (video)

Performance-Based Regulation: The Power of Outcomes (Part 1) (Webinar)

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 with...

Policy Brief August 30, 2017

Regional Operational Centres: A review of the Commission’s proposal and recommendations for improvement

By Philip Baker, Julie Finkler, Christos Kolokathis

Close coordination of Europe's power networks on a regional basis is important, as illustrated vividly in November 2006, when Europe came close to experiencing a widespread blackout. Since that time, Transmission System Operators (TSOs) have voluntarily worked together to increase regional coordination. In its 'Clean Energy for All Europeans' legislative package,...

Integrating Renewable Energy, Reliability, Transmission Planning Download View Summary
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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
Presentation August 22, 2017

Market Dynamics: State Policy Preferences and Local Initiatives

By Carl Linvill

Carl Linvill explored the myriad ways states are advancing power sector reform at the Law Seminars International (LSI) conference “Energy in the Southwest” in Santa Fe, New Mexico....

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Grid-Scale Renewables, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Role of Regulatory Institutions, Role of Utilities 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
Presentation August 21, 2017

Emissions Trading

By David Farnsworth

David Farnsworth explored the intricacies of cap-and-trade as well as cap-and-invest programs at the Law Seminars International (LSI) conference "Energy in the Southwest" in Santa Fe, New Mexico....

Greenhouse Gas Management, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Presentation August 10, 2017

Beneficial Electrification

By Ken Colburn

Ken Colburn provided insight into the concept of "beneficial electrification" at meeting of the Minnesota Rural Electric Association in St. Cloud, Minnesota....

Business Models, Demand Response, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary