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Presentation November 30, 2019

Blockchain Technologies and Consumer Participation

By Dheer Patel

​Dheer Patel moderated the session on Emerging Technologies and also spoke about Blockchain Technologies at the two-day National Conference on Consumer Engagement in Electricity Sector organized by Citizen, consumer and civic Action Group (CAG) at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He introduced the concept of distributed ledgers and blockchain to the audience and talked abo...

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Presentation November 29, 2019

Electricity Markets in India: Impact on Consumers of Tamil Nadu

By Rasika Athawale

​Consumer Action Group organized a two-day conference in Chennai on consumer engagement in electricity sector. Rasika made a presentation highlighting the benefits of wholesale power markets and retail markets to consumers. Markets enable large-scale integration of low-cost renewable energy generation, while providing signals for new investments and consumption...

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Presentation November 20, 2019

From Energy Optimization to Aligned Outcomes

By Carl Linvill

​At the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners' annual meeting in San Antonio, Carl Linvill discussed new thinking on applying energy optimization approaches to planning in meeting grid needs. This presentation was part of a panel reviewing progress by the NARUC-NASEO Task Force on Comprehensive Electricity Planning....

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Presentation November 19, 2019

Energy Transition: What and How?

By Rasika Athawale

At the one-day event on energy transition for the state of Tamil Nadu, Rasika spoke of the need for looking beyond the state utility and prioritizing actions for the entire state. She reasoned that given Tamil Nadu is already a leader in clean energy, it is time for the state to explore all possible ways to champion national & state policies with a 3M approac...

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Improving Livelihoods through Alternative Governance Structure

By Mahesh Patankar

During a workshop at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mahesh Patankar shared early analysis of emerging models of cooperatives such as water users associations (WUAs) to manage water budgeting and farmer producer organisations (FPOs) to link farmers directly to markets. Drawing on successful cooperative models in the United States, Dr. Patankar present...

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By Max Dupuy


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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....

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Presentation November 12, 2019

Future Directions for TERP

By Ken Colburn

​At the Texas Energy Summit in Austin, Ken Colburn discussed cost and emissions trends favoring electric vehicles as the grid becomes cleaner....

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