Comments Off on Utility Regulation in the US: A Brief Introduction
In a webinar for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network and the Southeast Sustainability Directors Network, David Farnsworth explored the power industry and how it is regulated in the public interest.
In a presentation to a National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners working group, Jessica Shipley offered guidance on designing performance-based regulation that meets public interest policy goals.
Comments Off on Understanding the Western Grid: Building a Renewable-Ready Western Grid
In a presentation for the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators, Dr. Carl Linvill discussed the economic and decarbonization benefits resulting from regional collaboration on transmission projects, as well as the role legislators can play in paving the way.
Comments Off on Draft RAP Model Rule for Water Heater NOx Emissions
In a presentation for national advocates, Nancy Seidman and John Shenot proposed an innovative model rule concept to reduce nitrogen oxides emissions from water heaters, a significant source of emissions that has received little attention from state regulators.
Comments Off on Securing Benefits from Transportation Electrification
In a presentation for the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission’s Transportation Electrification Summit, David Farnsworth discussed the value of electrification as a flexible grid resource as well as the benefits from data tracking and use of advisory services.
Comments Off on Nevada’s Alternative Regulation Process
At the Western Conference of Public Service Commissioners, Dr. Carl Linvill of RAP and Sam Crano of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission discussed the background, process and regulation that resulted from Nevada’s recent alternative regulation docket.
Comments Off on Evaluation Methods for Grid Investments and DERs
In a webinar for the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, John Shenot explored cost-effectiveness methods and the increasing applicability of benefit-cost analysis for grid modernization investments and distributed energy resources.