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June1918
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Beneficial Electrification: Principles for the Public Interest (Webinar)

Please accept all cookies below to watch this video. Implemented properly, the electrification of end uses currently powered by fossil fuels can provide significant benefits—lowering consumer energy bills, helping utilities better manage the grid, and reducing emissions. Implemented in a policy vacuum, however, electrification could simply increase energy usage, potentially increasing costs and worsening environmental impacts....

April1118
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Smart Non-Residential Rate Design (Webinar)

Commercial and industrial utility customers have the opportunity to use power sector innovations to reduce their energy bills and produce services for the grid. Distributed energy resources, advanced power control technologies, and smart metering can produce private benefits for these customers, but regulators need to know whether the investments will also promote the public interest:...

February818
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Getting Started: Rethinking Utility Regulation in an Era of Exponential Change (Webinar)

Please accept all cookies below to watch this video. State and federal utility regulators have traditionally controlled the electric power industry through their decisions. But rapid technology change means cleaner, lower-cost, and more resilient options for meeting customers’ energy needs are or soon will be available. Customers may soon have cost-effective options to meet their...

January3118
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Designing retail electricity tariffs for a successful Energy Union (Webinar)

Please accept all cookies below to watch this video. Effective electricity network tariff design is a powerful tool in the regulator’s toolbox as Europe strives to make energy more secure, sustainable, and affordable. Yet ineffective designs, such as fixed monthly charges, are on the rise in Europe. This is a disconcerting trend, as policy should...

October2517
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Regionalisation of European electricity markets needs a more regional approach (Webinar)

Please accept all cookies below to watch this video. The European Commission’s proposal to establish regional operational centres (ROCs) is a welcome step toward further integration of the EU internal electricity market. Yet, by expanding this proposal, policymakers could improve governance and the remit of the ROCs to ensure a truly regional, coordinated approach to efficient operation...

October517
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Performance-Based Regulation: The Power of Outcomes (Part 2)

Please accept all cookies below to watch this video. Advanced technologies are unleashing the potential for change in power sectors around the globe, transforming the way electricity is generated, delivered, and consumed. These changes hold great promise for a better, cleaner, more reliable, and lower cost future. Whether the benefits are achieved will depend on...

September2117
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Performance-Based Regulation: The Power of Outcomes (Part 1) (Webinar)

Advanced technologies are unleashing the potential for change in power sectors around the globe, transforming the way electricity is generated, delivered, and consumed. These changes hold great promise for a better, cleaner, more reliable, and lower-cost future. Whether the benefits are achieved will depend on reforming the regulatory approaches to align regulation’s inherent incentives with...

May1617
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Opportunity Knocks… for “Beneficial” Electrification (Webinar)

Please accept all cookies below to watch this video. Most credible analyses indicate that electrifying vehicles, appliances, and machines that are currently powered by fossil fuels will be critical to decarbonizing the economy enough to reduce global climate threats. Electrification also offers other big benefits beyond environmental gains. It can provide new business opportunities for...

April2717
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E-Merge: Retooling Regulation for Clean Air and Clean Energy (Webinar)

Please accept all cookies below to watch this video. Technology, consumer choices, and evolving markets are driving the U.S. power sector rapidly toward cleaner energy. Yet energy and air quality regulations are failing to keep pace with change. The result is inefficient “stovepiping” of responsibilities, as states struggle to meet numerous statutory requirements. The considerable...

March117
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Flexible and Customizable: Designing Decoupling for Your State (Webinar)

Please accept all cookies below to watch this video. Under traditional regulation, utilities make more money when they sell more electricity. Yet this equation can conflict with the public policy objectives of utility and environmental regulators. In response, some states have adopted or are considering utility revenue regulation—or “decoupling”—to mitigate risks to utilities and consumers,...