RESEARCH LIBRARY
Research Papers

Transmission:Cost Allocation, Investment, and Planning

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Lucas, Todd. "Interregional Transmission Service and Operations." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group's 83rd Plenary Session. Cambridge, MA, June 2, 2016.

Pfeifenberger, Johannes and Judy Chang. "Well-Planned Electric Transmission Saves Customer Costs: Improved Transmission Planning Is Key to the Transition to a Carbon Constrained Future." WIRES Group. June 2016.

Southwest Power Pool. "The Value of Transmission." January 2016.

Vogelsang, Ingo. "The Convergence of Simple Regulatory Incentive Mechanisms for Electricity Transmission Pricing / Investment." Presentation to the CIDE Electricity Policy Group. Mexico City, April 14, 2016.

Wilson, Elizabeth. "Stakeholder Processes." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group's 82nd Plenary Session. Washington, DC, March 10, 2016.

2014

Chang, Judy. "Transmission Planning: The Challenges Ahead." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 74th Plenary Session, Santa Monica, CA, February 27, 2014.

Flygt, Flora. "New Transmission Planning Framework." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 74th Plenary Session, Santa Monica, CA, February 27, 2014.

Mukerji, Rana. "Planning in a competitive market environment: The New York Story." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 74th Plenary Session, Santa Monica, CA, February 27, 2014.

Frayer, Julia and Eva Wang. "Market Resource Alternatives: An Examination of New Technologies in the Electric     Transmission Planning Process." WIRES Report, October 2014.

NREL. Transmission Grid Integration: Western Wind Dataset. September 2014.

United States Department of Energy. Draft for Public Comment: National Electric Transmission Congestion Study.     Washington, D.C., August 2014.

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Chao, Henry. "NYISO Transmission Planning & Cost Allocation." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group's 81st Plenary Session, Palm Beach, FL, December 2015.

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Kristov, Lorenzo. “California ISO’s Compliance with FERC Order 1000.” Presentation to Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 68th Plenary Session, October 11, 2012. 8 pages.

Pfeifenberger, Johannes. “Interregional Cost Allocation: A Flexible Framework to Support Interregional Transmission Planning.” Presentation to Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 68th Plenary Session, October 11, 2012. 22 pages.

Pfeifenberger, Johannes, and Delphine Hou. "Seams Cost Allocation: A Flexible Framework to Support Interregional Transmission Planning." The Brattle Group, April 2012.

 

Barton, Lisa. "Easier Said Than Done: The Continuing Saga of Moving from Principle to Practice in Crafting Transmission Infrastructure Investment Rules." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group 62nd Plenary Session, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, February 24, 2011. 7 pages.

Edelston, Bruce. "Defining Benefits: The Key to Getting it Right." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fourth Plenary Session. Nashville, TN, September 22, 2011.

eTrans: Federal Permitting Transmission Tracking System. Map.

Hogan, William. "Transmission Benefits and Cost Allocation." Harvard Kennedy School mimeo, May 31, 2011. 30 pages.

Hogan, William. "Allocating Costs Commensurate with Transmission Benefits." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fourth Plenary Session. Nashville, TN, September 22, 2011.

Ott, Andrew. "Easier Said Than Done:  The Continuing Saga of Moving from Principle to Practice in Crafting Transmission Infrastructure Investment Rules." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group 62nd Plenary Session, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, February 24, 2011. 11 pages.

Pfeifenberger, Johannes. "Easier Said Than Done: The Continuing Saga of Transmission Cost Allocation." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group 62nd Plenary Session, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, February 24, 2011. 25 pages.

Raskin, David. " 'ROUGH JUSTICE': Cost Allocation for Regional and Interregional Transmission." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fourth Plenary Session. Nashville, TN, September 22, 2011.

Richardson, Shelly. "ColumbiaGrid Planning Under Order 1000: Subregional and Interregional Collaboration." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fourth Plenary Session. Nashville, TN, September 22, 2011.

Tawney, Letha, Ruth Greenspan Bell, and Micah Ziegler. 2011. "High Wire Act: Electricity
Transmission Infrastructure and its Impact on the Renewable Energy Market.
" Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. April, 2011. 50 pages.

2010

SMARTransmission: Studying renewable energy path to market. Phase I report: Strategic Midwest Area Renewable Transmission Study. Primary authors: Thomas Gentile, PE; David Elizondo, PhD; and Swakshar Ray, PhD. July 1, 2010. 83 pages.

Pérez-Arriaga, Ignacio J. Re: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities [Docket No. RM10-23-000]. Via Electronic Filing. August 12, 2010.

SMARTransmission: Studying renewable energy path to market. Phase 2 report: Strategic Midwest Area Renewable Transmission Study. Primary authors: Xiaohuan Tan, PhD, PE; Hamid Maghdan, PhD; Thomas J. Gentile, PE. October 6, 2010. 46 pages.

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2009

Barton, Lisa. Transmission Cost Allocation: The Seventh Circuit Decision and The Proposed Corker Amendment. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group's Fifty-Seventh Plenary Session. Austin, TX. December 10, 2009. 12 pages.

 

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Brown, Ashley.  Transmission Investment: Competitive Market Platform or Regulation Trojan Horse?  Presentation to the HEPG 52nd Plenary Session. October, 2008.  16 pages.

E&ETV -- Electricity: Panel weighs challenges of creating national grid to lower prices, improve transmission. October 15, 2008.

Manz, Laura.  Transmission Investment: Competitive Market Platform – or Regulation Trojan Horse. Presentation to the HEPG 52nd Plenary Session. 8 pages.

Proctor, Michael.  Southwest Power Pool’s Balanced Portfolio Approach for Economic Upgrades. Presentation to the HEPG 52nd Plenary Session. October, 2008.  22 pages.

U.S. Department of Energy. Electric Transmission Congestion Study. Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 4, 2008 / Notices. 2 pages.

Whitley, Stephen.  Markets & Planning: The NYISO Perspective. Presentation to the HEPG 52nd Plenary Session. October, 2008.  22 pages.

2007

Hogan, William. Electricity Market Hybrids: Mixed Market Designs and Infrastructure Investments. September 18, 2007. Presentation, 26 pages.

Baldick, Ross and Ashley Brown, James Bushnell, Susan Tierney and Terry Winter. A National Perspective on Allocating the Costs of New Transmission Investment: Practice and Principles. September, 2007. Paper, 86 pp.

Adams, Kurt. Beneficiaries Pay: Why and How Much? 31 May 2007. Presentation, 14 pages.

Jaeger, Doug. Beneficiaries of Transmission Expansion: Who, Where, When and How Much? 31 May 2007. Presentation, 17 pages.

Moeller, Clair. Electrical Transmission Tariffs: Who Benefits, Who Pays, and Who Decides? 31 May 2007. Presentation, 8 pages.

Ott, Andrew. Transmission Expansion Analysis. 31 May 2007. Presentation, 12 pages.

Ellison, Chris. Transmission Chickens and Alternative Energy Eggs. 16 March 2007. Presentation, 17 pages.

Grueneich, Dian. Transmission Chickens and Alternative Energy Eggs: The CPUC Solution. 16 March 2007. Presentation, 7 pages.

Mansour, Yakout. Transmission Chickens and Alternative Energy Eggs. 16 March 2007. Presentation, 5 pages.

Woodfin, Dan. Competitive Renewable Energy Zones: Texas' Solution to the Poultry Dilemma? 16 March 2007. Presentation, 15 pages.

2006

National Rural Electric Cooperative Assocation. The Regional Transmission Organization Report Card: Wholesale Electricity Markets and RTO Performance Evaluation. 24 October 2006. Report, 160 pages.

Kelly, Susan. Truly Collaborative Transmission Planning: Breaking the Log Jam. 21 September 2006. Presentation,
11 pages.

Landgren, Dale. A Proactive View of Transmission Planning. 21 September 2006. Presentation, 13 pages.

Turner, Becky. Do Vertically Integrated Utilities Plan for a Competitive Energy Market? 21 September 2006. Presentation, 28 pages.

U.S. Department of Energy. National Electric Transmission Congestion Study. August 2006.

Sotkiewicz, Paul. Nodal Pricing and MW-mile Methods for Distribution: Have We Uncovered Missing Markets or Elements for Wholesale Power Markets? 2 March 2006. Presentation, 25 pages.

Joskow, Paul. Incentive Regulation in Theory and Practice: Electricity Distribution and Transmission Networks.
21 January 2006. Paper, 63 pages.

2005

Perez, Armando. California Transmission Problems and the New CAISO Transmission Planning Process. 9 December 2005. Presentation, 18 pages.

Herling, Steven. Evolving Regional Planning Process. 9 December 2005. Presentation, 15 pages.

Greene, Mike. ERCOT: A Recipe For Transmission Expansion Success. 9 December 2005. Presentation, 8 pages.

Doying, Richard. Midwest ISO Regional Planning. 9 December 2005. Presentation, 10 pages.

Calviou Mike. Transmission: A Key Market Enabler. 23 September 2005. Presentation, 11 pages.

Mukerji, Rana. Transmission: A Market Participant or Neutral Essential Market Enabler? 23 September 2005. Presentation, 19 pages.

Sotkiewicz, Paul and Jesus Vignolo. Nodal Pricing for Distribution Networks: Efficient Pricing for Efficiency Enhancing Distributed Generation. August 2005. Working Paper, 3 pages.

Sotkiewicz, Paul and Jesus Vignolo. Allocation of Fixed Costs in Distribution Networks with Distributed Generation. April 2005. Working Paper, 15 pages.

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