Filter

Knowledge Center Results

Found 86 Results
Presentation September 2, 2021

Performance-Based Regulation for Resilience

By David Littell

​In a technical meeting for the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, David Littell explored the role of performance-based regulation in helping states achieve a robust and resilient energy system....

Pricing and Rate Design, Regulation and Governance, Revenue Regulation Download View Summary
Presentation July 15, 2021

Building Efficiency and Electrification for the Environment

By David Littell

​At a roundtable for the Environmental Council of States, David Littell discussed how building efficiency and electrification can reduce pollution and lower energy and consumer costs....

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Heating and Cooling, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Presentation June 24, 2021

Performance-Based Regulation for Resilience

By David Littell

In a presentation to a National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners working group, David Littell shared some innovative state examples of performance metrics for resilience and reliability.​...

Pricing and Rate Design, Regulation and Governance, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
Policy Brief June 15, 2021

Sharing the Good Stuff: Best Practices From Three Minnesota Initiatives

By Carl Linvill, Megan Anderson, David Littell, Camille Kadoch, David Farnsworth

Utility regulators, whether they be veterans or new to the job, are often eager to make a positive impact on the transformation of the electric sector by addressing such areas as distributed generation and storage, electric vehicles (EVs) and carbon policy. Many commissions are breaking new ground in these and other areas and can serve as examples to their peers....

Distributed Generation, Electric Vehicles, Regulation and Governance Download View Summary
Presentation April 12, 2021

Open Data Access Standards Approaches

By David Littell

​In a panel for the Building Performance Association's 2021 National Home Performance Conference, David Littell explored several state approaches and key policy drivers for governing customer energy utility data access. ​...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Regulation and Governance Download View Summary
Policy Brief October 20, 2020

Time-Varying Rates in New England: Opportunities for Reform

By David Littell, Joni Sliger

​Although some New England utilities offer modernized rates for special applications, like electric vehicles and battery storage, there is substantial room for improvement in time-varying residential pricing. This policy brief, the last in a series examining rate design issues across New England, looks more closely at time-varying rates offered by utilities in ...

Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Policy Brief June 18, 2020

Get What You Need: Reclaiming Consumer-Centric Resource Adequacy

By Michael Hogan, David Littell

​​PJM and the other U.S. independent system operators/regional transmission operators have a record of delivering enormous consumer benefits in the 20-plus years since organized wholesale markets were first introduced in the United States. But the Minimum Offer Price Rule order issued by FERC in December – requiring PJM to rewrite its capacity market rules ...

Power Markets and Reliability Download View Summary