RESEARCH LIBRARY
Research Papers

Retail Pricing

2016 |2015|2014|2013 |2012 |2011 |

2016

Brown, Ashley. "Challenging the Traditional Utility Business Model." Presentation to the 2016 Energy Symposium & User Groups. Atlantic Beach, FL, March 3, 2016.

Brown, Ashley. "The Value of Solar Writ Large: A Modest Proposal for Applying "Value of Solar" Analysis to the Entire Electricity Market. Electricity Journal. November 2016.

Centolella, Paul. "The Impact of Missing Price Signals." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group's 83rd Plenary Session. Cambridge, MA, June 2, 2016.

Kelly, John. "Dynamic Pricing." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group's 83rd Plenary Session. Cambridge, MA, June 2, 2016.

Steffes, James. "Mixed Signals." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group's 83rd Plenary Session. Cambridge, MA, June 2, 2016.

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2015

Alexander, Barbara. "Residential Demand Charges: A Consumer Perspective." Presentation to the Harvard                Electricity Policy Group's 79th Plenary Session, Washington, DC, June 2015.

Brown, Ashley. "Distributed Solar Generation: Value and Pricing." Presentation to the New England Roundtable, Boston, MA.     April 2015.

Brown, Ashley. "Distributed Solar Generation: Value and Pricing." Presentation to Utilities in a Time of Change and Challenge, Phoenix, AZ, November 2015.

Brown, Ashley. "Protecting Customers and Addressing Cross-Subsidization: Unintended Consequences of Retail Net       Metering." Presentation to the National Governors Association State Learning Network for New Utility Business       Models & the Electricity Market Structure of the Future, Boston, MA, July 2015.

Faruqui, Ahmad. "The Case for Introducing Demand Charges in Residential Tariffs." Presentation to the Harvard             Electricity Policy Group's 79th Plenary Session, Washington, DC, June 2015.

Grabel, Meghan. "Residential Demand Rates: APS Case Study." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy       Group's 79th Plenary Session, Washington, DC, June 2015.

Nadel, Steven. "Residential Demand Charges: Good or Bad Idea?" Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy       Group's 79th Plenary Session, Washington, DC, June 2015.

Ontario Energy Board. Board Policy: A New Distribution Rate Design for Residential Electricity Customers. April       2015.

Supreme Court of the United States. On Writs of Certiorari: Brief of Robert L. Borlick, Joseph Bowring, James       Bushness, and 19 Other Leading Economists as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents. Nos. 14-840, 14-841.     Washington, DC, 2015.

 

2014

Ethier, Robert. "Better Markets, Better Products, Better Prices." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy     Group 76th Plenary Session, Cambridge, MA, October 2014.

Fallon, John, Michael S. Blake and Daniel Kelley. "Regulatory Objectives and Pricing Principles." Network, issue 50, March 2014.

Faruqui, Ahmad and Toby Brown. "Structure of Electricity Distribution Network Tariffs: Recovery of Residual Costs."     The Brattle Group. Report for the Australian Energy Market Commission, August 2014.

Hogan, William. "Time-of-Use Rates and Real-Time Prices." Photocopy, John F. Kennedy School of Government,     Harvard University, August 2014.

 

2013

Lund, Louisa. "Getting Electricity Prices Right." Summary of Prof. William Hogan's talk to the Constortium for Energy Policy Research, April 16, 2013.

Puller, Steven L. and West, Jeremy, Efficient Retail Pricing in Electricity and Natural Gas Markets (January 16, 2013). American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2203174

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2012

Faruqui, Ahmad, and Jenny Palmer. "The Discovery of Price Responsiveness - A Survey of Experiments involving Dynamic Pricing of Electricity." Submitted to the EDI Quarterly, March 18, 2012.

Faruqui, Ahmad, Ryan Hledik, and Jennifer Palmer. "Time-Varying and Dynamic Rate Design." The Brattle Group and RAP Global Power Best Practice Series, July 2012.

Gülen, Gürcan, Michael Soni. "The Impacts of Raising the Energy Price Cap in ERCOT." CEE-UT, July 2012.

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2011

The Annual Baseline Assessment of Choice in Canada and the United States (ABACCUS). A project of the Distributed Energy Financial Group LLC. November, 2011. (Note: email registration required.)

Allcott, Hunt. "Rethinking Real-Time Pricing." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fifth Plenary Session, Dallas, TX, December 1, 2011. 14 pages.

Cooke, Douglas. Empowering Customer Choice in Electricity Markets. International Energy Agency Information Paper, October 2011.

Neenan, Bernie. "Real-Time Pricing  – What is the Right Price Signal?" Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fifth Plenary Session, Dallas, TX, December 1, 2011. 16 pages.

Sotkiewicz, Paul. "Turning Dynamic Retail Rates into Real-time Wholesale Market Actions: LMP as the Universal Translator." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fifth Plenary Session, Dallas, TX, December 1, 2011. 21 pages.

Cappers, Peter. "Time-Based Rates for Residential & Small Commercial Customers: Transition or Stagnation." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fourth Plenary Session. Nashville, TN, September 23, 2011.

Hynes, Michael. "Understanding Consumer Behavior in the Public Power Model." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fourth Plenary Session. Nashville, TN, September 23, 2011.

Faruqui, Ahmad. "Dynamic Pricing and the Fine Art of Hesitation." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fourth Plenary Session. Nashville, TN, September 23, 2011.

Faruqui, Ahmad. "109 and Counting: An Update on Dynamic Pricing Experiments." The Brattle Group, July 12, 2011.

Faruqui, Ahmad and Jenny Palmer. "Dynamic Pricing of Electricity and its Discontents." The Brattle Group, August 3, 2011.

IEEE White Paper, "The Impact of Dynamic Pricing on Low Income Customers." Updated September 2010. 36 pages.

Morgan, Richard. "Dynamic Pricing: Opportunities & Challenges." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fourth Plenary Session. Nashville, TN, September 23, 2011.

Rosenthal, Joseph. "Nodal and Dynamic Pricing in Retail Rates: Potential Benefits and Concerns." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group 62nd Plenary Session, Rancho Palos Verdes, California. February 25, 2011. 14 pages.

Stern, Gary. "Load Granularity." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group 62nd Plenary Session, Rancho Palos Verdes, California. February 25, 2011. 14 pages.

Woychik, Eric. "Building a World of Difference: Coupling Demand-Side and ISO/RTO Services - Not With This Market ..." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group 62nd Plenary Session, Rancho Palos Verdes, California. February 25, 2011. 12 pages.

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