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Presentation December 6, 2017

Rate Designs That Support Beneficial Demand Response

By Carl Linvill

At an advisory committee meeting of the Northwest Power and Conservation Council (NWPCC), Dr. Carl Linvill explained principles and best practices for rate design that supports beneficial demand response through effective price signals....

Demand Response, Distributed Generation, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Policy Brief November 30, 2017

Renewable Energy Integration: US Experience and Recommendations for China

By Regulatory Assistance Project, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Renewable energy integration in China is an urgent and complex problem, requiring solutions in planning, policy, market design, regulation, operations (dispatch), and resource flexibility. All of these have a role to play in increasing system flexibility to support higher penetrations of variable renewable energy. This paper reviews U.S. experience with incr...

Integrating Renewable Energy Download View Summary
Policy Brief November 30, 2017

Power Sector Planning: US Experience and Recommendations for China

By Regulatory Assistance Project, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Institutions and practices for power sector planning are the foundation for cost-effective investment and environmental sustainability. The main challenge is to shift the Chinese power sector away from the old model, in which meeting rapid demand growth was the prime consideration, and toward a model that gives careful consideration of complex trade-offs and mul...

Energy Resource Planning Download View Summary
Policy Brief November 30, 2017

Electricity Wholesale Markets: US Experience and Recommendations for China

By Regulatory Assistance Project, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Despite an ongoing and complex debate over market design, and differences in models across the U.S., European Union, and other places, there is a significant degree of consensus on the basic principles regarding what markets are supposed to do. Based on a review of practices, the authors find that policymakers generally agree that markets should be de...

Power Markets and Reliability Download View Summary
Policy Brief November 30, 2017

Governance and Regulation: US Experience and Recommendations for China

By Regulatory Assistance Project, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Document #9 calls for better governance and regulation, especially with respect to regulatory capacity, regulatory methods, and system planning. China’s adoption of revenue-based rate-making for transmission and distribution systems is one important step toward this goal. As the reform effort deepens, however, China’s methods of regulating and its instituti...

Governance, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
Policy Brief November 30, 2017

美国电力行业政府监管的经验和借鉴

By Regulatory Assistance Project, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

自然资源保护协会与睿博能源智库联合推出国际经验系列报告,目前已经完成4篇,分别为:美国电力规划的经验和借鉴,美国可再生能源并网的经验和借鉴,美国电力市场设计的经验和借鉴,美国电力行业政府监管的经验和借鉴。 本文介绍了美国电力系统的监管与治理情况...

Business Models, Governance, Regulation and Governance, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
Policy Brief November 30, 2017

美国电力市场设计与实施经验以及对中国的借鉴

By Regulatory Assistance Project, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

  自然资源保护协会与睿博能源智库联合推出国际经验系列报告,目前已经完成4篇,分别为:美国电力规划的经验和借鉴,美国可再生能源并网的经验和借鉴,美国电力市场设计的经验和借鉴,美国电力行业政府监管的经验和借鉴。 本文分析了中国上网电价和发电计...

Market Design, Power Markets and Reliability Download View Summary
Policy Brief November 30, 2017

美国可再生能源并网的经验和借鉴

By Regulatory Assistance Project, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

自然资源保护协会与睿博能源智库联合推出国际经验系列报告,目前已经完成4篇,分别为:美国电力规划的经验和借鉴,美国可再生能源并网的经验和借鉴,美国电力市场设计的经验和借鉴,美国电力行业政府监管的经验和借鉴。 与本系列其他报告一样,我们在此介绍美国...

Grid-Scale Renewables, Integrating Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Policies Download View Summary
Policy Brief November 30, 2017

美国电力规划的经验和借鉴

By Regulatory Assistance Project, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

自然资源保护协会与睿博能源智库联合推出国际经验系列报告,目前已经完成4篇,分别为:美国电力规划的经验和借鉴,美国可再生能源并网的经验和借鉴,美国电力市场设计的经验和借鉴,美国电力行业政府监管的经验和借鉴。 美国部分地区也面临着与中国类似的挑战:...

Energy Resource Planning Download View Summary
Presentation November 29, 2017

Updates from the Field

By Ken Colburn

​As a member of the National Governors Association's Policy Academy Advisory Group, Ken Colburn highlighted current trends in power sector modernization at a Policy Academy workshop in Orlando, FL....

Business Models, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Pricing and Rate Design, Renewable Energy Policies Download View Summary