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Policy Brief May 31, 2020

Designing Power Markets to Maximize the Effectiveness of Carbon Pricing

By Max Dupuy, Frederick Weston, Camille Kadoch, Richard Cowart

Understanding the interactions between carbon markets and electricity markets — the impacts of each on the other — is key to good design of both. International experience shows that designing power markets and carbon markets in isolated policy “silos” does not lead to best outcomes. Designing them in concert helps ensure that the markets are as economical...

Greenhouse Gas Management, Market Design Download View Summary
Policy Brief April 21, 2020

Electrification and Power Sector Reform: Coordinating Dual Challenges

By Max Dupuy, Fredrich (Fritz) Kahrl

Electrification and power sector reform are interdependent challenges for countries around the world. Both will be central components of strategies to achieve ambitious carbon emissions reductions. In China, air quality challenges and other circumstances suggest a further urgency for electrification. Realizing the benefits of electrification in terms of carbon em...

Energy Resource Planning, Greenhouse Gas Management, Market Design Download View Summary
Policy Brief

电气化和电力行业改革: 协调双重挑战

By Max Dupuy, Fredrich (Fritz) Kahrl

电气化和电力行业改革两者密切相关,是全球各国和各地区面临的双重挑战。两者都将是实现雄心勃勃的碳减排战略的核心组成部分。在中国,空气质量挑战和其他情况表明电气化的紧迫性进一步加大。电改使得发电结构发生演变,决定了电气化对改善空气质量和减少温室气...

Energy Resource Planning, Greenhouse Gas Management, Market Design Download View Summary
Policy Brief April 7, 2020

Regulating Electricity Markets: Experience From the United States and Perspectives for China

By Max Dupuy

The issues of market monitoring and market power have long been important topics in market policy, regulation and design in the United States, European Union and other countries. As China continues its power sector reform effort, which includes an emphasis on “market-oriented reform,” market monitoring will be especially important. It can help 1) ensure ne...

Market Design, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
Policy Brief

美国电力市场监管镜鉴

By Max Dupuy

本政策简介讨论了电力市场监管的几个重要方面:市场监测,缓解市场力以及确保有效的市场和调度的方法。本文主要概述了在中国当前电力行业改革形势下尤为重要的几个相关主题。此外,文中还提供了详细参考资料,引导感兴趣的读者索引有助于设计市场监测方法相关的...

Power Markets and Reliability Download View Summary
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电力市场监测:美国的经验和建立现货市场监管的建议

By Max Dupuy

2019年11月7日,国家能源局西北监管局组织召开了西北区域电力市场及电力交易工作培训会,甘肃、新疆能源监管办,西北五省区电网企业、发电企业和售电公司相关业务人员共计120余人参加培训,睿博能源智库的六位欧美专家受邀出席并授课。本期为读者介绍关于美国电力市...

Market Design, Regulation and Governance Download View Summary
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Experience from the United States and Recommendations for Regulation of Spot Markets

By Max Dupuy

A team from RAP shared international best practices for wholesale market design with participants at a workshop organized by the Northwest Energy Regulatory Bureau and National Energy Administration. The RAP team shared experience with market monitoring, resource adequacy and planning, and integrating variable renewable resources into the grid....

Market Design, Power Markets and Reliability, Regulation and Governance Download View Summary
Report August 29, 2019

Capturing More Value from Combinations of PV and Other Distributed Energy Resources

By John Shenot, Carl Linvill, Max Dupuy, Donna Brutkoski

Much has been written about the value of solar photovoltaic generation, but less about the value of some of the other distributed energy resources — other forms of distributed generation, energy storage, electric vehicles, demand response, and energy efficiency — or how these resources can be combined. This paper considers the types of values (or “value st...

Distributed Generation, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Energy Resource Planning, Regulation and Governance, Storage, Tariffs Download View Summary
Policy Brief June 21, 2019

Strategies for China to Reduce the Risk of New Coal Power Plant Investments

By Lijun Yue, Fredrich (Fritz) Kahrl, Max Dupuy

In May 2019, China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) loosened  restrictions on  new coal power  plant  construction. This gave eight  provinces the green light to build new coal-fired generation capacity. Because of the  increasingly uncertain value proposition of  new  coal power generation,  even investments  that pass  the NEA...

Energy Resource Planning, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Integrating Renewable Energy, Power Markets and Reliability Download View Summary
Policy Brief June 21, 2019

降低中国新煤电项目投资战略

By Lijun Yue, Fredrich (Fritz) Kahrl, Max Dupuy

2019年5月,中国国家能源局放松了对新建燃煤电厂的限制,给8个省份的新煤电项目开了绿灯。由于新建燃煤电项目的经济性越来越不确定,即使项目可以通过能源局三管齐下预警体系的评估,但仍不符合中国的长期国家利益。对煤电项目的新投资会对资产、机制、环境等方面...

Energy Resource Planning, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Market Design, Power Markets and Reliability Download View Summary