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Model Rule March 1, 2001

Model Rule for Additional Nitrogen Oxides Control Measures

By Ozone Transport Commission

This is the Ozone Transport Commission's model rule for additional nitrogen oxides (NOx) control measures. This model rule was developed by the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) as part of a regional effort to attain and maintain the one-hour ozone standard, address emission reduction shortfalls that were identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in s...

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Report February 1, 2001

Issuesletter: Using a Demand Response to Stabilize Electric Markets

By Regulatory Assistance Project

This Issuesletter explores the problems created by the lack of a demand response in wholesale markets and presents policy options for state and federal regulators to create the needed demand opportunities, both in the short and long term....

Demand Response, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Download View Summary
Book January 31, 2001

Recomendações para uma Estratégia Regulatória Nacional de Combate ao Desperdício de Eletricidade no Brasil

By Keith Kozloff, Richard Cowart, Gilberto Jannuzzi, Otavio Mielnik

Este relatório apresenta as conclusões de um conjunto de nove trabalhos elaborados pelo Projeto de Inovação de Tecnologia Energética (ETIP) patrocinado pela Agência Americana para o Desenvolvimento Internacional (USAID). Os trabalhos apresentam uma proposta para os gastos com eficiência energética no setor elétrico no Brasil. As recomendações concentra...

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Report December 18, 2000

Environmental Benefits of Distributed Generation

By Joel Bluestein

Distributed generation (DG) has been identified by some as a new paradigm in power generation, providing new solutions to changing customer needs for electricity. A huge potential market is forecast for a variety of DG technologies in different end use markets. One of the claimed advantages of DG is superior environmental performance. This version of the document...

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Report December 1, 2000

Can We Have Our Cake and Eat It, Too? Creating Distributed Generation Technology to Improve Air Quality

By University of California

As a result of the deregulation of the utility industry, there is a growing potential for small, distributed sources of electrical power that may serve a single home, neighborhood, business, or business complex more efficiently than a centrally located power plant, and at a lower cost....

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Climate and Public Health, Distributed Generation, Greenhouse Gas Management, Grid-Scale Renewables Download View Summary
Report December 1, 2000

Charging for Distribution Utility Services: Issues in Rate Design

By Frederick Weston, Regulatory Assistance Project

In this report, we evaluate rate structures for electric distribution services, including embedded and marginal cost valuation methods, approaches and principles of rate design, and interactions with competitive markets....

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Report December 1, 2000

Performance-Based Regulation for Distribution Utilities

By Regulatory Assistance Project

This report provides practical advice on performance-based regulation (PBR) for distribution utilities. It has a focus on designing and evaluating PBRs to encourage deployment of cost-effective distributed resources....

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Report December 1, 2000

Restructuring and the Environment

By David Moskovitz, Wayne Shirley, Frederick Weston

This paper analyzes the linkages between energy use and the environment in China with a focus on restructuring the electric industry while integrating environmental impacts into electricity system planning, expandsion, and reform....

Climate and Public Health, Greenhouse Gas Management, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
Report November 2, 2000

Assessment of Regulatory Issues for Emergency Generator Aggregation Program

By Novus Engineering

The purpose of this task is to assess the regulatory implications of planned aggregation and marketing of emergency generator capacity in New York City. Deployment of this generatorcapacity is intended as a temporary measure to alleviate critical near-term capacity shortfalls within the five boroughs of New York City....

Climate and Public Health, Distributed Generation, Greenhouse Gas Management, Grid-Scale Renewables Download View Summary
Report November 1, 2000

Comments at the International Symposium on Restructuring and Regulation of China’s Electric Industry – Regulation or Competition: the California Experience Shows Both are Needed

By Regulatory Assistance Project

This paper focuses on the critically important role of regulation in restructuring, lessons learned from the California crisis, and a few critical aspects of the creation and operation of a regulatory agency....

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