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January2821
Webinar (video)

Renovating Regulation to Electrify Buildings: A Guide for the Handy Regulator

New technologies, from air source heat pumps to smart thermostats, are changing the way we produce and use energy — making it cheaper and more efficient to electrify heat and hot water in buildings. But in many cases, existing energy policies and regulatory structures create unnecessary barriers to electrification. A new guidebook from RAP and...

Presentation January 28, 2021

Renovating Regulation to Electrify Buildings: A Guide for the Handy Regulator

By Jessica Shipley, Asa Hopkins, Kenji Takahashi, David Farnsworth

​In a webinar presentation, Jessica Shipley and David Farnsworth of RAP and Asa Hopkins and Kenji Takahashi of Synapse Energy Economics discussed the ways in which existing energy policies and regulatory structures can create unnecessary barriers to electrification, and detailed their recommendations for how the regulatory framework can be updated to realize...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Heating and Cooling, Regulation and Governance Download View Summary
Report January 8, 2021

Renovating Regulation to Electrify Buildings: A Guide for the Handy Regulator

By Jessica Shipley, Asa Hopkins, Kenji Takahashi, David Farnsworth

New technologies, such as air source heat pumps and smart thermostats, are changing the way we produce and use energy — making it cheaper and more efficient to electrify heat and hot water in buildings. As the power grid gets cleaner by adding more renewable energy, it will make home electricity use cleaner too. This reality presents an opportunity for building...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Presentation January 5, 2021

Transportation Electrification Trends

By David Farnsworth, Camille Kadoch

In a presentation for the Kansas Corporation Commission, David Farnsworth and Camille Kadoch discussed opportunities for advancing transportation electrification through existing planning processes....

Electric Vehicles, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Presentation December 3, 2020

EV Policy Options for Montana

By Camille Kadoch, David Farnsworth

​In a webinar for Montana legislators and energy office staff, Camille Kadoch and David Farnsworth discussed electric vehicle policy options and the role of integrated resource planning in advancing transportation electrification....

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Electric Vehicles, Integrated Resource Planning Download View Summary
November2520
Webinar (video)

Electrification in the energy transition: Towards net-zero emissions by 2050 (Webinar)

The European Green Deal envisions a carbon-neutral Europe by 2050. Electrification is a powerful tool that can help catapult Europe’s energy transition forward. Accelerated changes are needed in the power, buildings and transport sectors, but they will fail to emerge without robust policies closely aligned with the decarbonisation goal. Leonardo Energy and the Regulatory Assistance...

Presentation October 29, 2020

Roadmap for Transportation Electrification: Options for Lawmakers

By Camille Kadoch, David Farnsworth, Mark LeBel, Frederick Weston

​In an interactive webinar, Camille Kadoch, David Farnsworth, Mark LeBel and Frederick Weston explored RAP's Roadmap for Electric Transportation in further detail, discussing the variety of ways states have addressed EV planning and incentives, removed barriers and empowered regulatory agencies as a means to increase transportation electrification. Clara Summer...

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October2920
Webinar (video)

Roadmap for Electric Transportation: Options for Lawmakers

Electrification of the transportation sector — cars, trucks, buses, taxis and ports — provides an opportunity for states to save citizens money, create jobs, improve public health and combat climate change. High levels of EV adoption with smart charging can provide benefits to all of society — not just EV owners — and the power...

Presentation October 22, 2020

Recognizing Electrification Benefits

By David Farnsworth

At the Electrification Virtual Summit hosted by the Electric Power Research Institute, David Farnsworth explored customer and grid benefits from beneficial electrification and the need for comprehensive cost-benefit analyses to ensure the cost-effectiveness of electrification initiatives....

Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Energy Resource Planning Download View Summary
Presentation October 15, 2020

Beneficial Electrification: Climate Change and the Law

By David Farnsworth

In a Vermont Law School webinar, David Farnsworth described electrification principles and implementation strategies to benefit customers, grid management and the environment.​  ...

Distributed Generation, Storage, and EVs, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Greenhouse Gas Management, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary