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Presentation June 3, 2021

Process and Engagement in a Time of Change

By Richard Sedano

​​In a rate design seminar for the Financial Research Institute, Richard Sedano explored process options available to public utility commissioners as innovation accelerates in today's changing power sector....

Business Models, Pricing and Rate Design, Regulation and Governance Download View Summary
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Under Pressure: Gas Regulation for a Time of Transition

The way we use fossil gas as a fuel for heating and other end uses is rapidly changing. Energy efficiency and electrification are constraining demand for gas, while climate mitigation goals and increased awareness of health and safety risks require accelerating the transition to new sources of energy. All of these changes are happening while...

Presentation May 11, 2021

Under Pressure: Gas Utility Regulation for a Time of Transition

By Megan Anderson, Max Dupuy, Mark LeBel, Richard Sedano

​In a webinar presentation, Megan Anderson, Max Dupuy, Mark Lebel and moderator Richard Sedano discussed how planning, energy efficiency and electrification programs, and rate-making can pave the way to a smooth transition from fossil gas to other forms of energy for end uses....

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Energy Resource Planning, Greenhouse Gas Management, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Report October 5, 2020

A Collaborative for Greater Coordination and Integration Among the Electric Grids of Eastern Canada and the Northeastern United States

By Richard Cowart, Richard Sedano, Frederick Weston, Jonathan Raab, Philippe Abergel, Paul Burke

Greater integration among regional power grids would lower electric sector emissions and power costs across eastern Canada and the northeastern United States, but coordination today is limited. A new report by an international team, led by RAP in collaboration with The Transition Accelerator and Raab Associates, reveals that key stakeholders on both sides of the ...

Energy Resource Planning, Regulation and Governance Download View Summary
Presentation April 2, 2020

Decoupling to Support NERP Goals: What is it, How to do it

By Richard Sedano

​In a North Carolina Energy Regulatory Process webinar, Rich Sedano discussed the advantages of decoupling in helping to meet goals of carbon reduction, reliability and cost-effective utility efficiency....

Regulation and Governance, Revenue Regulation, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
Presentation December 13, 2019

The Electricity Sector of the Past, Present, and Future

By Richard Sedano, Megan Anderson, Jessica Shipley

​ In a "Utility of the Future" workshop for the South Carolina Public Service Commission, RAP provided an overview of regulatory and planning best practices to support power sector innovation....

Energy Resource Planning, Revenue Regulation, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
Presentation September 6, 2019

Process, Collaboration and Engagement

By Richard Sedano

​In a Financial Research Institute seminar on utility pricing held in St. Louis​, Richard Sedano and Kristin Munsch discussed the importance of collaboration and regulatory process innovation in today's evolving power sector....

Regulation and Governance, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
Presentation October 12, 2018

Development Path for Electricity Markets in the US

By Richard Sedano

RAP CEO Rich Sedano was the only international expert invited to address the Electricity Market Special Committee Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering and National Electricity Exchange Institutions Forum. He introduced recent developments in U.S. power markets that shed light on the market design policy discussions happenin...

Market Design Download View Summary