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.
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.
In a presentation to the Department of Energy’s innovation fellows, Dr. Carl Linvill provided an overview of RAP’s support to commissions and shared a primer on smart rate design.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In a workshop for the Oregon Public Utilities Commission, Elaine Prause discussed energy equity and its evolving integration into energy planning.
In a webinar discussion, panelists discussed efforts across the country to put in place clean heat standards or other mandates for reduction of emissions from thermal end uses.