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Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring  

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Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies: A Review of Recent Benefit-Cost Studies of RTOs Title Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies: A Review of Recent Benefit-Cost Studies of RTOs Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number lbnl-62571 Year of Publication 2006 Authors Eto, Joseph H., Douglas R. Hale, and Bernard C. Lesieutre Journal The Electricity Journal Volume 19 Start Page 50 Issue 10 Date Published 12/2006 Type of Article Journal Keywords electricity markets, electricity markets and policy group Abstract Definitive assessment of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission policies on regional transmission organizations is not currently possible because of uncertainties in the data and methods used in recent benefit-cost studies as well as lack of investigation of key impacts of the formation of RTOs.

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A Review of Recent RTO Benefit-Cost Studies: Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

assessment of the electricity industry’s evolution. To aidsome aspects of electricity industry restructuring throughbegan restructuring the U.S. electricity industry in 1996 by

Eto, Joseph H.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Review of Recent RTO Benefit-Cost Studies: Toward MoreComprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity RestructuringPolicies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During the past three years, government and private organizations have issued more than a dozen studies of the benefits and costs of Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs). Most of these studies have focused on benefits that can be readily estimated using traditional production-cost simulation techniques, which compare the cost of centralized dispatch under an RTO to dispatch in the absence of an RTO, and on costs associated with RTO start-up and operation. Taken as a whole, it is difficult to draw definitive conclusions from these studies because they have not examined potentially much larger benefits (and costs) resulting from the impacts of RTOs on reliability management, generation and transmission investment and operation, and wholesale electricity market operation. This report: (1) Describes the history of benefit-cost analysis of FERC electricity restructuring policies; (2)Reviews current practice by analyzing 11 RTO benefit-cost studies that were published between 2002 and 2004 and makes recommendations to improve the documentation of data and methods and the presentation of findings in future studies that focus primarily on estimating short-run economic impacts; and (3) Reviews important impacts of FERC policies that have been overlooked or incompletely treated by recent RTO benefit-cost studies and the challenges to crafting more comprehensive assessments of these impacts based on actual performance, including impacts on reliability management, generation and transmission investment and operation, and wholesale electricity market operation.

Eto, Joseph H.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Review of Recent RTO Benefit-Cost Studies: Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

flow of electricity, possibly restricting desired trade. (freedom to trade, consumers would want more electricity, andelectricity industry restructuring, short-term wholesale trades

Eto, Joseph H.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Review of Recent RTO Benefit-Cost Studies: Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Regulatory Commission (FERC). 1996. Environmental Impactland-docs/rm95-8p3-000.txt FERC. 1999. Regional Transmissionfileid=9514094&trial=1 FERC. 2004. Staff Report on Cost

Eto, Joseph H.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Review of Recent RTO Benefit-Cost Studies: Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Administration. 2004. Electricity Transmission in aInterruptions to U.S. Electricity Customers. September. (Cost Models in Electricity Planning and Pricing. ”

Eto, Joseph H.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies: A Review of Recent Benefit-Cost Studies of RTOs  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Joseph Joseph H. Eto is a Staff Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he manages the program office for the Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions. Douglas R. Hale recently retired from the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration, where he served as a senior economist most recently working in the areas of energy price risk management, modeling electricity transmission pricing, and electricity transmission data. Bernard C. Lesieutre is a Staff Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he conducts public-interest research on the electric power grid and electricity markets. The work described in this article was funded by the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability of the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02- 05CH11231. This article is based on a longer technical report

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Arizona Electricity Restructuring Suspended  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

This inactivity strongly suggests that electricity restructuring in Arizona has ... demand side management, environmental, ... United States Departmen ...

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Emissions Trading, Electricity Industry Restructuring, and Investment in Pollution Abatement  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

E I A ) . "Status of Electricity Industry Restructuring." Electricity Industry Restructuring, andEmissions Trading, Electricity Industry Restructuring, and

Fowlie, Meredith

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Indiana Electricity Restructuring not Active  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Indiana Electricity Restructuring not Active. ... Consumers could choose a fixed rate, a fixed monthly bill based on last years average bill, ...

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Electricity Restructuring: Deregulation or Reregulation?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

inside load pockets have much to learn from the U.S. steel industry. Generically, the production;2 Restructuring in the electricity industry is spreading across the United States and around the world. Some industries. THE ORIGIN OF ELECTRICITY INDUSTRY RESTRUCTURING Analysis of the electricity industry begins

California at Berkeley. University of

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Electricity Restructuring by State - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Home > Electricity > Restructuring Status : Status of Electricity Restructuring by State. Data as of: September 2010. The map below shows information on the electric ...

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Status of State Electric Industry Restructuring Activity  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Presents an overview of the status of electric industry restructuring in each state.. Restructuring means that a monopoly system of electric utilities has been replaced with competing sellers.

Channele Wirman

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A new FERC policy for electric utility mergers  

SciTech Connect

Section 203 of the FPA provides the FERC with significant authority to shape the future structure of the electric utility industry. The FERC should exercise this authority prudently, with due regard to the reality that competition works better than regulation. For the FERC, this means carefully selecting the type of regulation it pursues. Second guessing whether a particular merger makes good business sense or will create a more efficient firm are matters particularly ill-suited to the regulatory process. These decisions can generally be left to utility executives and shareholders. Competition will be more than adequate to discipline any mergers that do not live up to expectations. The goal should be to ensure that competition will remain a disciplining force following a merger. This means carefully considering the potential competitive impacts of a merger. In doing so, however, the FERC must remain cognizant of the interplay between its merger review standards and its other policies. FERC decisions regarding transmission pricing and future market institutions (such as Poolcos) will have a significant impact on the size and nature of markets. This, in turn, will affect the degree to which particular mergers may, or may not, harm competition. The FERC`s merger policies must not only be rational and clearly articulated, but coordinated with its other policies to achieve the common goal of more efficient bulk power markets.

Moot, J.S.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Disseminati...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to State Public Utility Regulators Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to State Public...

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Texas Electricity Restructuring Active  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Under these two bills, a pilot program would first need to prove that electricity deregulation would lower rates before the entire service area could be deregulated.

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Electric Power Industry Restructuring:  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Good morning. I was asked to speak to you today about EIA’s data collection efforts in a more competitive electric power industry. I know that you want to hear ...

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Electricity Restructuring and Value-Added Services  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

LBNL-46069 Electricity Restructuring and Value- Added Services: Beyond the Hype William Golove under Contract No. DE-AC03- 76SF00098. #12;Electricity Restructuring and Value-Added Services: Beyond with non- residential electricity service customers who have chosen to take service from a retail electric

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Electricity Restructuring by State - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

This site provides an overview of the status of electric industry restructuring in each state. Twenty-four states and the District of Columbia have either enacted ...

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Vermont Electricity Restructuring not Active  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... The Governor created a task force to study restructuring activities regionally and nationally; the effects of Hydro-Quebec contracts on ...

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Electricity sector restructuring and competition : lessons learned  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We now have over a decade of experience with the privatization, restructuring, regulatory reform, and wholesale and retail competition in electricity sectors around the world. The objectives and design attributes of these ...

Joskow, Paul L.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The History of Electricity Restructuring in California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Issued June 19, 2001),” (95 FERC ¶ 61,418) available atRegulatory Commission (FERC) had jurisdiction over thethe extent to which either FERC or the CPUC would have

Blumstein, Carl; Friedman, Lee S.; Green, Richard

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electricity Restructuring: Deregulation or Reregulation?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Power in the British Electricity Spot Market. ” American805. Catherine Wolfram. “Electricity Markets: Should thePower in Wholesale Electricity Markets. ” The Electricity

Borenstein, Severin; Bushnell, James

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Emissions Trading, Electricity Industry Restructuring, and Investment in Pollution Abatement  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Economy of State-Level Electricity Restructuring. Resources109-129. [15] Bushnell, J. "Electricity Resource Adequacy:Version 1.0, 1999b. [33] Electricity for Identification

Fowlie, Meredith

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Utah Electricity Restructuring not Active  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Last Updated: April 2007. 03/01: House Bill 244 changed the name of the Electrical Deregulation and Customer Choice Task Force to the Energy Policy Task Force, which ...

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Electricity Transmission in a Restructured Industry: Data Needs ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Electricity Transmission in a Restructured Industry: ... as is now happening in the electricity industry, alters the basic data needed to describe that industry.

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Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to State Public Utility Regulators Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to State Public Utility Regulators Provide policy development, and direct educational and technical assistance to state utility commissions on electric restructuring issues focusing on energy efficiency, renewable energy resource and distributed technology deployment. In providing informational outreach and technical assistance to states, RAP will specifically advance those regulatory and policy approaches which most effectively advance energy efficiency, renewable energy resource and distributed technology deployment. Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to

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An introduction to electric industry restructuring  

SciTech Connect

This paper briefly describes the electric industry, its residential markets, industry structure and current trends. Its purpose is to provide Weatherization grants managers with the background necessary to assess their leveraging opportunities in an industry that is experiencing sweeping changes, commonly known as electric industry restructuring. The study describes the terrain of a changing industry topography on a national and regional basis, with some state and local information also provided. Weatherization managers and subgrantees who read this paper should be better able to understand the leveraging opportunities that are emerging now in the electricity market place. The reader will be introduced to the basics of the electric industry as it presently operates, the nature of the changes that are in the process of occurring, and the driving forces that are behind those changes. The major industry players are described by type and their interests are explored in further depth. There will also be an overview of the regulatory process as it has operated historically, as well as the changes now underway at both the state and federal levels. Finally, the paper will conclude with a description of some of the assets and opportunities available to those who may be interested in participating in the restructuring process in order to expand or protect low-income programs in their own states.

Eisenberg, J.F.; Berry, L.G.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using EPECs to model bilevel games in restructured electricity ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jan 5, 2006 ... Abstract: We study a bilevel noncooperative game-theoretic model of restructured electricity markets, with locational marginal prices.

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Challenges of Electric Power Industry Restructuring for Fuel ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Restructuring for Fuel Suppliers ... Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric and Alternate Fuels Office of Oil and Gas ... Risk management will become an ...

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Has Restructuring Improved Operating Efficiency at U.S. Electricity Generating Plants?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

assesses the impact of electricity industry restructuring onand Knittel (2002), electricity industry studies typically96, "Restructuring the Electricity Industry," The Council of

Fabrizio, Kira; Rose, Nancy; Wolfram, Catherine

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CAN EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS HELP GUIDE RESTRUCTURING OF ELECTRIC POWER?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

power at "fair" prices. Indeed the England and Wales market will shortly undergo a transformation1 CAN EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS HELP GUIDE RESTRUCTURING OF ELECTRIC POWER? William D. Schulze, Simon alternative market designs for restructuring the electric power industry. The example experiments described

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Electricity Transmission in a Restructured Industry: Data Needs...  

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Electricity Transmission in a Restructured Industry: Data Needs for Public Policy Analysis Speaker(s): Douglas Hale Date: February 24, 2005 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar...

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Determining the effects on residential electricity prices and carbon emissions of electricity market restructuring in Alberta.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??When electricity restructuring initiatives were introduced in Alberta, and finalized with the institution of retail electricity market competition in 2001, it was argued that the… (more)

Jahangir, Junaid Bin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE EFFICIENCY OF ELECTRICITY GENERATION IN THE US AFTER RESTRUCTURING  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

segments of the electricity industry, such as transmission and distribution, which are likely to remainTHE EFFICIENCY OF ELECTRICITY GENERATION IN THE US AFTER RESTRUCTURING Catherine Wolfram· UC Berkeley, NBER and UCEI June 2003 · Prepared for the 2003 Electricity Deregulation Conference at Bush

Sadoulet, Elisabeth

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Challenges of electric power industry restructuring for fuel suppliers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to provide an assessment of the changes in other energy industries that could occur as the result of restructuring in the electric power industry. This report is prepared for a wide audience, including Congress, Federal and State agencies, the electric power industry, and the general public. 28 figs., 25 tabs.

NONE

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Public-policy responsibilities in a restructured electricity industry  

SciTech Connect

In this report, we identify and define the key public-policy values, objectives, and actions that the US electricity industry currently meets. We also discuss the opportunities for meeting these objectives in a restructured industry that relies primarily on market forces rather than on government mandates. And we discuss those functions that governments might undertake, presumably because they will not be fully met by a restructured industry on its own. These discussions are based on a variety of inputs. The most important inputs came from participants in an April 1995 workshop on Public-Policy Responsibilities and Electric Industry Restructuring: Shaping the Research Agenda. Other sources of information and insights include the reviews of a draft of this report by workshop participants and others and the rapidly growing literature on electric-industry restructuring and its implications. One of the major concerns about the future of the electricity industry is the fate of numerous social and environmental programs supported by today`s electric utilities. Many people worry that a market-driven industry may not meet the public-policy objectives that electric utilities have met in the past. Examples of potentially at-risk programs include demand-side management (DSM), renewable energy, low-income weatherization, and fuel diversity. Workshop participants represented electric utilities, public utility commissions (PUCs), state energy offices, public-interest groups, other energy providers, and the research community.

Tonn, B.; Hirst, E.; Bauer, D.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric Industry Restructuring in Five States: Final Report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The electric industry in the United States is undergoing fundamental changes; it is transitioning from regulated monopolies to competitive markets offering customer choice. In this process, the states have been in the forefront of considering the changes in the industry structure and regulation. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) spearheaded a project on electric restructuring in the United States. This is the final report prepared under the project. The purpose of the report is to describe and compare the overall restructuring processes that took place in five states through June 30, 1996. The five states are California, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, and Wisconsin. These are the first major states to consider restructuring or retail wheeling.

Fang, J. M.

1996-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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American Indian tribes and electric industry restructuring: Issues and opportunities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The US electric utility industry is undergoing a period of fundamental change that has significant implications for Native American tribes. Although many details remain to be determined, the future electric power industry will be very different from that of the present. It is anticipated that the new competitive electric industry will be more efficient, which some believe will benefit all participants by lowering electricity costs. Recent developments in the industry, however, indicate that the restructuring process will likely benefit some parties at the expense of others. Given the historical experience and current situation of Native American tribes in the US, there is good reason to pay attention to electric industry changes to ensure that the situation of tribes is improved and not worsened as a result of electric restructuring. This paper provides a review of electricity restructuring in the US and identifies ways in which tribes may be affected and how tribes may seek to protect and serve their interests. Chapter 2 describes the current status of energy production and service on reservations. Chapter 3 provides an overview of the evolution of the electric industry to its present form and introduces the regulatory and structural changes presently taking place. Chapter 4 provides a more detailed discussion of changes in the US electric industry with a specific focus on the implications of these changes for tribes. Chapter 5 presents a summary of the conclusions reached in this paper.

Howarth, D. [Morse, Richard, and Weisenmiller, and Associates Inc., Oakland, CA (United States); Busch, J. [Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States); Starrs, T. [Kelso, Starrs, and Associates LLC, Vashon, WA (United States)

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Restructuring, Ownership and Efficiency: The Case of Labor in Electricity Generation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

data from the electricity industry, this analysis considersperiod. In 1990, the electricity industry had payroll coststhe context of the electricity industry, restructuring can

Shanefelter, Jennifer Kaiser

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CASE STUDY -ELECTRIC UTILITY RESTRUCTURING -MASSACHUSETTS RENEWABLE ENERGY TRUST FUND  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CASE STUDY - ELECTRIC UTILITY RESTRUCTURING - MASSACHUSETTS RENEWABLE ENERGY TRUST FUND John A or not WTE will be considered a "renewable energy" source with respect to mandated fractions of state. This discussion will provide a brief history of the Massachusetts, Renewable Energy Trust Fund (RETF), delineate

Columbia University

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Saving Opportunities in the Restructured Texas Electric Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper will discuss the opportunities available to businesses, industries, and public entities in the restructured electric market in Texas. We will provide a case study of the demand side and supply side options that have been used by the City of Farmers Branch to optimize their savings and comply with Senate Bill 5. The paper will also discuss the experiences, future opportunities and obstacles that can be used by customer groups to increase their savings through load profile shaping and load management. These and other methods of involving public and private entities in the restructured Texas market will be covered.

Smolen, P.; Fox, M.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Restructuring and Privatisation of the Peruvian Electricity Distribution Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the most and consumers the least due to price increase. Keywords cost benefit analysis, restructuring and privatisation, electricity market, Peru JEL Classification D61, H43, L94 Contact ka272@cam.ac.uk Publication March 2010 Financial Support... 29 in 1968 to 177 in 1990. However, the bad performance of these companies produced an aggregated net loss of US$ 531 million (World Bank, 1994) 3 In terms of prices, the Electric Tariff Commission (CTE) was the autonomous agency responsible...

Anaya, K L

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Impacts of Electric Industry Restructuring on Electric Generation and Fuel Markets: Analytical and Business Challenges  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Restructuring and increasing competition are likely to have a major impact on electric generating companies and the individuals and organizations that buy, transport, market, or supply fuels. Restructuring may also affect the patterns of coal and gas use. This report, the first in a series by EPRI and the Gas Research Institute (GRI), describes the scope of these potential impacts.

1997-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Measuring and Explaining Electricity Price Changes in Restructured States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An effort to determine the effect of restructuring on prices finds that, on average, prices for industrial customers in restructured states were lower, relative to predicted prices, than prices for industrial customers in non-restructured states. This preliminary analysis also finds that these price changes are explained primarily by high pre-restructuring prices, not whether or not a state restructured. (author)

Fagan, Mark L.

2006-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Restructuring the Philippine electric power industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Philippine electricity industry has shown it can change, and change quickly. In contrast with the crises and changes imposed on it in the past, the industry now has as opportunity to forge a progressive, forward-looking strategy, This opportunity is enhanced by the force of law - the Department of Energy Act of 1992 mandates privatization of the National Power Corporation (NPC) - and by the easing of the power crisis which has significantly diminished political interference. In order to position the industry for growth and rising investment requirements and to support the growing role of the Philippine economy in international markets, that strategy must address the structural deficiencies that continue to plague the industry. By addressing structural changes that need to be made now, it can build on the impetus gained from its privatization mandate to improve accountability, increase efficiency and reduce government risk.

Bowden, S.; Ellis, M.

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric utility restructuring and the California biomass energy industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A shock jolted the electric power industry in April 1994, when the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced its intention to restructure the industry. The proposal, commonly referred to as retail wheeling, is based on the principle that market deregulation and competition will bring down the cost of electricity for all classes of customers. It would effectively break up the monopoly status of the regulated utilities and allow customers to purchase electricity directly from competing suppliers. According to the original CPUC proposal, cost alone would be the basis for determining which generating resources would be used. The proposal was modified in response to public inputs, and issued as a decision at the end of 1995. The final proposal recognized the importance of renewables, and included provisions for a minimum renewables purchase requirement (MRPR). A Renewables Working Group convened to develop detailed proposals for implementing the CPUC`s renewables program. Numerous proposals, which represented the range of possible programs that can be used to support renewables within the context of a restructured electric utility industry, were received.

Morris, G. [Future Resources Associates, Inc., Berkeley, CA (United States)

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electricity distribution industry restructuring, electrification, and competition in South Africa  

SciTech Connect

This paper reviews the status of the South African electricity supply industry (ESI) and proposals for reorienting and restructuring it. South Africa has been intensely examining its ESI for more than 4 years in an effort to determine whether and how it should be restructured to best support the country`s new economic development and social upliftment goals. The debate has been spirited and inclusive of most ESI stakeholders. The demands on and expectations for the ESI are many and varied. The debate has reflected this diversity of interests and views. In essence, however, there is a consensus on what is expected of the industry, namely, to extend provision of adequate, reliable, and affordable electricity service to all citizens and segments of the economy. This means a large-scale electrification program to reach as many of the nearly 50% of households currently without electricity service as soon as possible, tariff reform to promote equity and efficiency, and the upgrading of service quality now being provided by some of the newly consolidated municipal authorities. The issues involved are how best to achieve these results within the context of the national Reconstruction and Development Program, while accounting for time and resource constraints and balancing the interests of the various parties.

Galen, P S

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Policies for a Restructured Electricity Market: A Survey of State Initiatives  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

........................................................................6 B. History of Electricity Restructuring, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. #12;5 The history of the electric: Electricity Generation and CO2 Emissions by Main Fuel Source (1997)...........84 Table 7: Average

Delaware, University of

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The Efficiency of Electricity Generation in the U.S. After Restructuring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Regulatory Commission (FERC), so plant owners are much morestate utility commission. FERC commissioners have differentfirm level. In addition, the FERC appears to believe that

Wolfram, Catherine

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Status of State Electric Industry Restructuring Activity --as of February 2003 --  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Status of State Electric Industry Restructuring Activity -- as of February 2003 -- (February 2003 Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming New Jersey #12;This site provides an overview of the status of electric industry restructuring in each state. Twenty-four states

Laughlin, Robert B.

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Assessing strategies to address transition costs in a restructuring electricity industry  

SciTech Connect

Restructuring the US electricity industry has become the nation`s central energy issue for the 1990s. Restructuring proposals at the federal and state levels focus on more competitive market structures for generation and the integration of transmission within those structures. The proposed move to more competitive generation markets will expose utility costs that are above those experienced by alternative suppliers. Debate about these above-market, or transition, costs (e.g., their size,who will pay for them and how) has played a prominent role in restructuring proceedings. This paper presents results from a project to systematically assess strategies to address transition costs exposed by restructuring the electricity industry.

Baxter, L.; Hadley, S.; Hirst, E.

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Low-income energy policy in a restructuring electricity industry: an assessment of federal options  

SciTech Connect

This report identifies both the low-income energy services historically provided in the electricity industry and those services that may be affected by industry restructuring. It identifies policies that are being proposed or could be developed to address low- income electricity services in a restructured industry. It discusses potential federal policy options and identifies key policy and implementation issues that arise when considering these potential federal initiatives. To understand recent policy development at the state level, we reviewed restructuring proposals from eight states and the accompanying testimony and comments filed in restructuring proceedings in these states.

Baxter, L.W.

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transition-cost issues for a restructuring US electricity industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Utilities regulators can use a variety of approaches to calculate transition costs. We categorized these approaches along three dimensions. The first dimension is the use of administrative vs. market procedures to value the assets in question. Administrative approaches use analytical techniques to estimate transition costs. Market valuation relies on the purchase price of particular assets to determine their market values. The second dimension concerns when the valuation is done, either before or after the restructuring of the electricity industry. The third dimension concerns the level of detail involved in the valuation, what is often called top-down vs. bottom-up valuation. This paper discusses estimation approaches, criteria to assess estimation methods, specific approaches to estimating transition costs, factors that affect transition-cost estimates, strategies to address transition costs, who should pay transition costs, and the integration of cost recovery with competitive markets.

NONE

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Storage In a Restructured Electric Industry: Report on EPRI Think Tank III  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report -- "Energy Storage in a Restructured Electric Industry" -- summarizes the third of a series of Think Tanks sponsored by EPRI on energy storage in a deregulated electric utility industry.

2002-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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The Efficiency of Electricity Generation in the U.S. After Restructuring  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

The Efficiency of Electricity Generation in the U.S. After Restructuring The Efficiency of Electricity Generation in the U.S. After Restructuring Speaker(s): Catherine Wolfram Date: June 9, 2003 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Over the past eleven years, US electric utilities have faced significant changes to their competitive and regulatory environments. The industry restructuring is designed to enhance economic efficiency at all levels of operation, including distribution, transmission, generation and retail services. The gains are likely to be largest in electric generation because generation costs are the largest component of end-use costs and restructuring has a larger impact on generation than on other segments of the electricity industry, such as transmission and distribution, which are likely to remain more heavily regulated. This paper evaluates changes in

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Load as a reliability resource in restructured electricity markets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recent electricity price spikes demonstrate the value that demand-side responses could bring to a restructured US electricity system. This report considers how even a modest increase in demand elasticity could dramatically reduce these extremes in price volatility. The report provides a three-part assessment addressing the ability of customer's load to participate in competitive markets and the current and potential future role of customer loads as system reliability resources. The study begins by evaluating the extent to which customer loads might be able to provide electricity reliability or ancillary services and reviewing aspects of a large utility's direct load control program. The second phase of the assessment contains a survey of ways in which load has been used as a system reliability resource focusing on programs triggered by system conditions and a real-time price signal. It reviews the experience of: (1) the California ISO's Demand Relief and Participating Load programs; (2) Interruptible load programs in California; (3) the New England ISO's Load Management program; and (4) a ''mature'' program in New Zealand. The third phase of the assessment examines the status of the underlying metering, communication, and control technologies used to effect customer responses. The final section of the report provides a vision of how the future might look and uses it to outline a program of needed R&D to increase the role of customer loads as system reliability resources. Key elements of this research program include: addressing the needs of system operators, making effective use of load management assets, making use of new program design concepts, the design of end-use technologies, and benefiting from program experiences.

Kueck, J.D.; Kirby, B.J.; Eto, J.; Staunton, R.H.; Marnay, C.; Martinez, A.; Goldman, C.

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UTILITY RESTRUCTURING Electric Utility Restructuring: What Does It Mean for Residential and Small Retail Consumers in Maine?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

poses both advantages and disadvantages to residential and small retail consumers in Maine. While electric restructuring in Maine has been thoughtfully developed, the basic question of whether electricity rates will be lower for the average consumer will remain uncertain for some time. This uncertainty is linked not only to Maine’s electricity rate bidding process but also to potentially oligopolistic national trends. In addition, whether individual consumers achieve savings in their electricity costs will be determined, in part, by their choice of electricity supplier. While some consumers may prefer a higher-cost supplier because of the value-added services that accompany that option, others may make no choice and, by default, receive the standard option—where rates are determined by the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC). ? In this article, the authors describe the factors that initiated the push toward restructuring, the history of the enabling legislation, and relevant portions of the MPUC’s Consumer Education Program. To consumers, the authors emphasize the importance of aggregation—clusters of buying groups—and detail how the nature of open competition may affect them. In particular, they call attention to the additional services that may be provided by electricity suppliers. Finally, in discussing the implications of deregulation, they lay out the uncertainties that lie ahead for consumers, policymakers, and regulators as Maine opens itself up to competition in the electric power market.

Lewis Tagliaferre; Susan Greenwood

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Storage in a Restructured Electric Utility Industry: Report on EPRI Think Tanks I and II  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Energy storage will play an increasingly crucial role in the deregulated electric power industry, with future generation probably decreasing in size and becoming more distributed. EPRI sponsored two think tanks to explore the need for energy storage in a deregulated environment and to assess the state of development of energy storage technologies. The think tanks described the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) view of deregulation and how electric utility deregulation compares to the dereg...

1997-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Has Restructuring Improved Operating Efficiency at U.S. Electricity Generating Plants?  

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Regulatory Commission (FERC) collects data for investor-utility plants annually in the FERC Form 1, and the Energydata were reported to FERC or EIA over the 1981 through 1999

Fabrizio, Kira; Rose, Nancy; Wolfram, Catherine

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Do Generation Firms in Restructured Electricity Markets Have Incentives to Support Socially-Efficient Transmission Investments? *  

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that generation firms have in restructured electricity markets for supporting long-term transmission investments electricity markets, have the incentives to fund or support social-welfare-improving transmission investments.S. transmission system is under stress (Abraham, 2002). Growth of electricity demand and new generation capacity

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Abstract--Load serving entities (LSE) and holders of default service obligations, in restructured electricity markets, provide  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, in restructured electricity markets, provide electricity service at regulated or contracted fixed prices while standard forward contracts and commodity derivatives. Keywords: Electricity Markets, Risk Management, Volumetric hedging, I. INTRODUCTION The introduction of competitive wholesale markets in the electricity

Oren, Shmuel S.

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Regional Impacts of Electric Utility Restructuring on Fuel Markets: Volumes 1 and 2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Will open transmission under electric utility restructuring cause low-cost generation to displace high-cost generation? Will this lead to dramatic shifts in patterns of fuel use? This report, the second in a multivolume series by EPRI and GRI addressing deregulation, shows what to expect for each of 10 major regions in the nation. It also dispels many myths about the ongoing effects of restructuring.

1997-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Transmission Management in the Aftermath of Electricity Restructuring in Turkey  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In moving toward restructuring, transmission expansion planning is a major challenge. The authors offer a general perspective on TEP issues, then address the specific challenges in Turkey and propose several strategies toward managing physical and financial risks in that country. (author)

Tor, Osman Bulent; Shahidehpour, Mohammad

2006-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of FERC's Final EIS for Electricity Open Access & Recovery of Stranded Costs  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Reviews the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) prepared by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for its electricity transmission system open access prepared in April 1996 and uses the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) to analyze the open access rule (Orders 888 and 889).

Robert T. Eynon

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric power restructuring in iran: achievements and challenges  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although the power market in Iran is not fully constructed, several key steps have been taken to meet privatization and restructuring objectives. The addition of a power exchange sector has placed the power market on par with that in other countries. Operational concerns that still need to be addressed include technical and non-technical losses, enhancing new investment, and providing incentives for introducing energy efficiency and promoting green power generation. (author)

Khosroshahi, Kaveh Aflaki; Jadid, Shahram; Shahidehpour, Mohammad

2009-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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FERC Proposal for Delegation of DOE Authority | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FERC Proposal for Delegation of DOE Authority FERC Proposal for Delegation of DOE Authority FERC Proposal for Delegation of DOE Authority September 9, 2011 - 1:00pm Addthis Proposed Siting Delegation to FERC The Department of Energy is considering whether to delegate to FERC its authorities related to the conduct of congestion studies and the designation of National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors. The rationale for this delegation, as seen by FERC, is presented in two documents prepared by FERC staff, Transmission Siting Narrative, and Transmission Siting Narrative Outline. These documents and further information on this issue are posted on the Transmission Congestion Studies website. To enable the Secretary to make a more informed decision, DOE sought comments from interested persons on the two FERC documents, including the

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An Equilibrium Model of Investment in Restructured Electricity Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in Deregulated Wholesale Electricity Markets,” RAND JournalBehavior in a Competitive Electricity Market,” InternationalMarket Power in Electricity Markets: Beyond Concentration

Bushnell, Jim B; Ishii, Jun

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies: A Review of Recent Benefit-Cost Studies of RTOs  

SciTech Connect

Definitive assessment of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission policies on regional transmission organizations is not currently possible because of uncertainties in the data and methods used in recent benefit-cost studies as well as lack of investigation of key impacts of the formation of RTOs. (author)

Eto, Joseph H.; Hale, Douglas R.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2006-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A Review of Recent RTO Benefit-Cost Studies: Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

efficiency and availability, and transmission capability).O&C costs) and availability. Transmission capability,O&C costs) and availability. Transmission capability,

Eto, Joseph H.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Review of Recent RTO Benefit-Cost Studies: Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies  

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the Creation of a Single MISO-PJM-SPP Power Market. ISO-NE/Power‘s Participation in PJM. SAIC. 2004. The Benefits andDominion Virginia Power Joining PJM. Henwood. 2004. Study of

Eto, Joseph H.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Review of Recent RTO Benefit-Cost Studies: Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and regional energy-market clearing prices. Sponsored by PJMsupply energy at a price higher than the market price (and

Eto, Joseph H.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Equilibrium Model of Investment in Restructured Electricity Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

data in the electricity industry. This is in part due to thecompetition in the electricity industry have employed theplaying a role in the electricity industry, as well as many

Bushnell, Jim B; Ishii, Jun

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction to the Minitrack on Restructuring the Electric Power Industry: Emerging Issues, Methods and Tools  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The focus of papers accepted for this minitrack is on a cross-disciplinary look at a variety of issues associated with the worldwide movement to restructure electric power systems. The topic is timely and broad and will continue to be researched and ...

Robert J. Thomas

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficiency and Environmental Impacts of Electricity Restructuring on Coal-fired Power Plants  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and states in the Northeast was high electricity prices, reflecting high historical average costs from efficiency, cost of coal purchases, and utilization among coal-fired power plants using a panel data set from recent years allows us to examine longer term impacts of restructuring; (2) the focus on coal-fired power

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The use - and misuse - of statistics in evaluating the benefits of restructured electricity markets  

SciTech Connect

Statistics have an important role to play in assessing market performance. Too often, though, numbers are used more to make a splash than to enlighten, and upon closer scrutiny, the underlying analyses lack credibility. It is time to move away from a battle of sound bites and toward serious evaluation of how well restructured wholesale electricity markets are working. (author)

Moody, Diane

2007-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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California Electricity Restructuring: The Challenge to Providing Service and Grid Reliability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Download report 1007388 for FREE. For all the attention devoted to the California energy crisis, the challenge restructuring posed to the reliability of the electricity generation, transmission, and distribution system has largely been overlooked. Reliability, often treated as just another good to be traded, is often taken for granted even though an uninterrupted power supply, the fundamental precondition of the energy market, depends on the determined, real time efforts of professionals in the control r...

2002-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Using EPECs to model bilevel games in restructured electricity ...  

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Such models depend on the structure and rules of the market, and, for electricity ... game at the expense of requiring analysis of nonsmooth payoff functions. .... In this paper we focus on games of complete information, that is, each player knows ...... erature from the days of PIES energy model, Ahn and Hogan (1982), and, ...

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Environmental Regulation in Oligopoly Markets: A Study of Electricity Restructuring  

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, and natural gas to produce electricity, strategic firms' plants on the margin almost always burn gas, natural gas, or oil plants, depending upon the level of demand. When demand ranges from low to medium plants tend to be substantially dirtier and cheaper, even including permit prices, than natural gas

California at Berkeley. University of

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A Leader-Follower Computational Learning Approach to the Study of Restructured Electricity Markets: Investigating Price Caps  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper discusses the use of a computational learning approach based on a leader-follower multiagent framework in the study of regulation of restructured electricity markets. In a leader-follower multiagent system (LFMAS), a leader (regulator) determines ...

Kurian Tharakunnel; Siddhartha Bhattacharyya

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A summary of the California Public Utilities Commission`s two competing electric utility restructuring proposals  

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In May 1995, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) released two proposals for restructuring the state`s electric power industry. The two proposals follow more than a year of testimony and public comment after the CPUC issued the ``Blue Book`` (CPUC 1994a) on April 20, 1994, which called for retail wheeling to be phased in to all customers over 5 years. The majority proposal, supported by three of the four CPUC commissioners (one seat was vacant when the proposals were released), calls for creating a central pool, or ``poolco``; setting electric prices to reflect true costs of service, or ``real-time pricing``; and allowing parties to negotiate ``contracts for differences`` between the pool price and the contract price. The minority proposal, sponsored by Commissioner Jesse Knight, calls for retail wheeling, or ``direct access,`` and for utilities to divest or spin off their generating assets. This paper presents a summary of the major provisions of the two CPUC proposals and the possible implications and issues associated with each. It is aimed at researchers who may be aware that various efforts to restructure the electric power industry are under way and want to known more about California`s proposals, as well as those who want to known the implications of certain restructuring proposals for renewable energy technologies. Presented at the end of the paper is a summary of alternative proposals promoted by various stakeholder in response to the two CPUC proposals.

Porter, K.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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76SF00098. Electricity Restructuring and Value-Added Services:  

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This paper presents the results of a series of interviews that were conducted with nonresidential electricity service customers who have chosen to take service from a retail electric service provider (RESP). The interviews explored customer attitudes towards and experiences with the process of purchasing electricity and, in some cases, value-added services in the competitive market. Key findings include: (1) our sample of large commercial/industrial customers believe that they are benefiting significantly more from commodity savings arising from direct access than from the value-added services that they are receiving; (2) there is high customer interest in billing, energy information, and energy efficiency services, as well as some (lesser) interest in “newer ” services, such as facility management and outsourcing (although customers remain uncertain of the value of these services); (3) there is no established preference among the majority of customers with respect to choice of suppliers (RESP, utility or other) for value-added services, although there are limited preferences for the RESP to provide billing, energy information and green power, and for a third party provider to deliver energy efficiency.

William Golove; Rodrigo Prudencio; Ryan Wiser; Charles Goldman; Beyond The Hype; William Golove

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric power industry restructuring in Australia: Lessons from down-under. Occasional paper No. 20  

SciTech Connect

Australia`s electric power industry (EPI) is undergoing major restructuring. This restructuring includes commercialization of state-owned electric organization through privatization and through corporatization into separate governmental business units; structural unbundling of generation, transmission, retailing, and distribution; and creation of a National Electricity Market (NEM) organized as a centralized, market-based trading pool for buying and selling electricity. The principal rationales for change in the EPI were the related needs of enhancing international competitiveness, improving productivity, and lowering electric rates. Reducing public debt through privatization also played an important role. Reforms in the EPI are part of the overall economic reform package that is being implemented in Australia. Enhancing efficiency in the economy through competition is a key objective of the reforms. As the need for reform was being discussed in the early 1990s, Australia`s previous prime minister, Paul Keating, observed that {open_quotes}the engine which drives efficiency is free and open competition.{close_quotes} The optimism about the economic benefits of the full package of reforms across the different sectors of the economy, including the electricity industry, is reflected in estimated benefits of a 5.5 percent annual increase in real gross domestic product and the creation of 30,000 more jobs. The largest source of the benefits (estimated at 25 percent of total benefits) was projected to come from reform of the electricity and gas sectors.

Ray, D. [Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Do Mergers Improve Efficiency? Evidence from Restructuring the U.S. Electric Power Sector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

signaled the federal interest in wider markets and was followed by FERC actions to require open access, more rational transmission pricing, and regional transmission planning. In 1996 FERC announced new merger 6 guidelines modeled after those... , but operating control of transmission was increasingly governed by FERC rules and later handed over to Independent Service Operators and Regional Transmission Organizations. Distribution companies operated much as they always had, except now they could more...

Kwoka, John; Pollitt, Michael G.

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Industrial Approaches to Reducing Energy Costs in a Restructuring Electric Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Electric restructuring, currently proposed in California and being reviewed elsewhere, can produce many opportunities for large companies to reduce their electricity costs. As the electricity market changes, electric utilities and other potential suppliers are likely to develop a portfolio of options and creative pricing to attract customers in a competitive market. In attempting to be "energy neutral," i.e., to be indifferent to energy costs in one state or utility service area versus another, many companies are looking at a corporate approach to energy procurement, similar to the procurement of other products. Industrial customers may be looking for regional or even national energy suppliers for their facilities. Electric utilities, in an attempt to be competitive and retain customers, will likely work to be this regional or national energy supplier. The expectation will be that these suppliers can offer competitive pricing and a portfolio of options from which to choose. These options may resemble those that have developed in the natural gas market as a result of restructuring in the fuels industry.

Lowe, E. T.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Do Generation Firms in Restructured Electricity Markets Have Incentives to Support Social-Welfare-Improving Transmission Investments? *  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Transmission Grid Study of the U.S. Department of Energy (Abraham, 2002) declares: "Growth in electricity of incentives for investment in the U.S. electricity transmission system are sparse. Moreover, noneDo Generation Firms in Restructured Electricity Markets Have Incentives to Support Social

Oren, Shmuel S.

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Do Generation Firms in Restructured Electricity Markets Have Incentives to Support Social-Welfare-Improving Transmission Investments? *  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

that generation firms have in restructured electricity markets for supporting long-term transmission investments electricity markets, have the incentives to fund or support incremental social-welfare-improving transmission.S. transmission system is under stress (Abraham, 2002). Growth of electricity demand and new generation capacity

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Contrasts in restructuring wholesale electric markets: England/Wales, California, and the PJM  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The ways in which the British, the Californians, and the members of the Pennsylvania-Jersey-Maryland Pool (PJM) are restructuring their electric industries and designing markets provide fascinating political and technical contrasts with each other, particularly insofar as all three markets are roughly the same size, with energy sales of about 250--300 terawatt hours (TWh) annually. There have been significant differences in the drivers of change, objectives, and leadership, the legacies of the past, and the process of design, which are discussed in the first three sections. The fourth section describes the market designs in England and Wales, California, and the PJM, while the concluding section draws out the lessons of experience. While these lessons include specific principles regarding the objectives and structure of power exchanges, the maintenance of system stability and power transport, and the achieving of generation reliability, they also include several overarching conclusions. Perhaps chief among them, as will be clear from the discussion of the restructuring experience on both sides of the Atlantic, is that major restructurings can only be led by a public authority and will be successful in implementation only if that authority has a clear and realistic vision of where it wants to go.

Henney, A.

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons from International Experience with Electricity Market Monitoring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the US wholesale marketmonitoring process at FERC. 2. Why Electricity Markets Arewas the unwillingness of FERC and the California Public

Wolak, Frank

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FERC's Hackberry Decision (2002) - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

In its ruling, FERC granted preliminary approval ... Because FERC's open access requirements for LNG terminals had formerly mandated public, ...

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Market Design and Price Behavior in Restructured Electricity Markets: An International Comparison  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper argues that the market rules governing the operation of a re-structured electricity market in combination with its market structure can have a substantial impact on behavior of marketclearing prices. Using evidence on the design of electricity markets in England and Wales, Norway, the state of Victoria in Australia and New Zealand, this paper illustrates that market structure and market rules are important drivers of the behavior of prices in a competitive electricity market. The paper first summarizes the important features of the market structure and market rules in each country. One conclusion to emerge from this comparison is that there are many differences in how these markets in each country are organized. I then provide an assessment of the relationship between market rules and market structure and the behavior of prices in each market. The paper closes with a discussion of the available evidence that the behavior of prices in each country is the result of the exercis...

Frank A. Wolak

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Has Restructuring Improved Operating Efficiency at U.S. Electricity Generating Plants?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

States N Distribution Transmission Generation RestructuringStates N Distribution Transmission Generation Restructuringof generation, transmission, and distribution services, we

Fabrizio, Kira; Rose, Nancy; Wolfram, Catherine

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Primer on Electric Utilities, Deregulation, and Restructuring of U.S. Electricity Markets  

SciTech Connect

This primer is offered as an introduction to utility restructuring to better prepare readers for ongoing changes in public utilities and associated energy markets. It is written for use by individuals with responsibility for the management of facilities that use energy, including energy managers, procurement staff, and managers with responsibility for facility operations and budgets. The primer was prepared by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory under sponsorship from the U.S. Department of Energy?s Federal Energy Management Program. The impetus for this primer originally came from the Government Services Administration who supported its initial development.

Warwick, William M.

2002-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Several states are pursuing policies to foster renewable energy as part of efforts to restructure state electric power markets. The primary policies that states are pursuing for renewables are system benefits charges (SBCs) and renewable portfolio standards (RPSs). However, the eligibility of biomass under state RPS and SBC policies is in question in some states. Eligibility restrictions may make it difficult for biomass power companies to access these policies. Moreover, legislative language governing the eligibility of biomass power is sometimes vague and difficult to interpret. This paper provides an overview of state RPS and SBC policies and focuses on the eligibility of biomass power. For this paper, the authors define biomass power as using wood and agricultural residues and landfill methane, but not waste-to-energy, to produce energy.

Porter, K.; Wiser, R.

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Process of Negotiating Settlements at FERC  

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. They propose a first settlement offer 3 months after a pipeline files for a tariff rate increase. Thereafter, the regulatory aim is to bring the parties into agreement, not to impose an outcome upon them. This is a different role for the regulatory body... Version: May 2011 1. Introduction The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has jurisdiction over interstate oil and gas pipelines and electricity transmission systems. A high and apparently increasing proportion of rate cases before...

Littlechild, Stephen

2011-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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FERC rate incentives for transmission infrastructure development  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

With enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Congress delivered a mandate to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to establish regulations that would provide for incentive-based rate treatments for investments that would improvement the nation's electric transmission system. That has required FERC to move from merely approving cost-based rates for transmission services to enacting new regulations that would make it more attractive to invest in transmission infrastructure without offending the ''just and reasonable'' rate standard. (author)

Snarr, Steven W.

2010-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Maintaining Generation Adequacy in a Restructuring U.S. Electricity Industry  

SciTech Connect

Historically, decisions on the amounts, locations, types, and timing of investments in new generation have been made by vertically integrated utilities with approval from state public utility commissions. As the U.S. electricity industry is restructured, these decisions are being fragmented and dispersed among a variety of organizations. As generation is deregulated and becomes increasingly competitive, decisions on whether to build new generators and to retire, maintain, or repower existing units will increasingly be made by unregulated for-profit corporations. These decisions will be based largely on investor assessments of future profitability and only secondarily on regional reliability requirements. In addition, some customers will choose to face real-time (spot) prices and will respond to the occasionally very high prices by reducing electricity use at those times. Market-determined generation levels will, relative to centrally mandated reserve margins, lead to: (1) more volatile energy prices; (2) lower electricity costs and prices; and (3) a generation mix with more baseload, and less peaking, capacity. During the transition from a vertically integrated, regulated industry to a deintegrated, competitive industry, government regulators and system operators may continue to impose minimum-installed-capacity requirements on load-serving entities. As the industry gains experience with customer responses to real-time pricing and with operation of competitive intrahour energy markets, these requirements will likely disappear. We quantitatively analyzed these issues with the Oak Ridge Competitive Electricity Dispatch model (ORCED). Model results show that the optimal reserve margin depends on various factors, including fuel prices, initial mix of generation capacity, and customer response to electricity prices (load shapes and system load factor). Because the correct reserve margin depends on these generally unpredictable factors, mandated reserve margins might be too high, leading to higher electricity costs and prices. Absent mandated reserve margins, electricity prices and costs decline with increasing customer response to prices during high-demand periods. The issues discussed here are primarily transitional rather than enduring. However, the transition from a highly regulated, vertically integrated industry to one dominated by competition is likely to take another five to ten years.

Hirst, E.; Hadley, S.

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FERC Presendation: Demand Response as Power System Resources, October 29,  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FERC Presendation: Demand Response as Power System Resources, FERC Presendation: Demand Response as Power System Resources, October 29, 2010 FERC Presendation: Demand Response as Power System Resources, October 29, 2010 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) presentation on demand response as power system resources before the Electicity Advisory Committee, October 29, 2010 Demand Response as Power System Resources More Documents & Publications A National Forum on Demand Response: Results on What Remains to Be Done to Achieve Its Potential - Cost-Effectiveness Working Group Loads Providing Ancillary Services: Review of International Experience Benefits of Demand Response in Electricity Markets and Recommendations for Achieving Them. A report to the United States Congress Pursuant to Section 1252 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (February 2006)

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Incorporating voltage security into the planning, operation and monitoring of restructured electric energy markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

As open access market principles are applied to power systems, significant changes are happening in their planning, operation and control. In the emerging marketplace, systems are operating under higher loading conditions as markets focus greater attention to operating costs than stability and security margins. Since operating stability is a basic requirement for any power system, there is need for newer tools to ensure stability and security margins being strictly enforced in the competitive marketplace. This dissertation investigates issues associated with incorporating voltage security into the unbundled operating environment of electricity markets. It includes addressing voltage security in the monitoring, operational and planning horizons of restructured power system. This dissertation presents a new decomposition procedure to estimate voltage security usage by transactions. The procedure follows physical law and uses an index that can be monitored knowing the state of the system. The expression derived is based on composite market coordination models that have both PoolCo and OpCo transactions, in a shared stressed transmission grid. Our procedure is able to equitably distinguish the impacts of individual transactions on voltage stability, at load buses, in a simple and fast manner. This dissertation formulates a new voltage stability constrained optimal power flow (VSCOPF) using a simple voltage security index. In modern planning, composite power system reliability analysis that encompasses both adequacy and security issues is being developed. We have illustrated the applicability of our VSCOPF into composite reliability analysis. This dissertation also delves into the various applications of voltage security index. Increasingly, FACT devices are being used in restructured markets to mitigate a variety of operational problems. Their control effects on voltage security would be demonstrated using our VSCOPF procedure. Further, this dissertation investigates the application of steady state voltage stability index to detect potential dynamic voltage collapse. Finally, this dissertation examines developments in representation, standardization, communication and exchange of power system data. Power system data is the key input to all analytical engines for system operation, monitoring and control. Data exchange and dissemination could impact voltage security evaluation and therefore needs to be critically examined.

Nair, Nirmal-Kumar

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE and FERC Joint Public Statement on Back Stop Siting | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FERC Joint Public Statement on Back Stop Siting FERC Joint Public Statement on Back Stop Siting DOE and FERC Joint Public Statement on Back Stop Siting October 11, 2011 - 1:32pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today his decision that the Department of Energy will work more closely with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in reviewing proposed electric transmission projects under section 216 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), as an alternative to delegating additional authority to FERC. Chu said, "This nation promptly needs to build the electric grid of the 21st century to compete in the global economy. Enhanced cooperation between DOE and FERC is the best way to help achieve this goal. I look forward to working with Chairman Wellinghoff as we take steps to ease

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The Efficiency of Electricity Generation in the U.S. After Restructuring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

New Jersey and Maryland (PJM), with 2001 peak demand ofpre-restructuring New England and PJM pools, are sometimesFor instance, plants in PJM are subject to the Environmental

Wolfram, Catherine

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC ElectricityRestructuring Policies: A Review of Recent Benefit-Cost Studies ofRTO's  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Definitive assessment of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission policies on regional transmission organizations is not currently possible because of uncertainties in the data and methods used in recent benefit-cost studies as well as lack of investigation of key impacts of the formation of RTOs.

Eto, Joseph H.; Hale, Douglas R.; Lesieutre, Bernard C.

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman's Remarks at the 2011 FERC Reliability  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman's Remarks at the 2011 FERC Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman's Remarks at the 2011 FERC Reliability Technical Conference -- As Prepared for Delivery Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman's Remarks at the 2011 FERC Reliability Technical Conference -- As Prepared for Delivery November 30, 2011 - 1:42pm Addthis Thank you for the opportunity to join you today. Everyone in this room shares a commitment to ensuring the reliability of our nation's electric grid. Together, we are committed to ensuring the safe and secure delivery of electricity to consumers. And, together, we share a commitment to doing this in a way that is economically viable, affordable, protects public health, and is environmentally sound. Historically, the electric utility sector has a strong track record of protecting the reliability of our Nation's electric grid. Working

104

With stroke of pen, FERC puts DR on par with supply side options  

SciTech Connect

In mid October 2008, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) finalized new rules intended to strengthen the operation and improve the competitiveness of organized U.S. wholesale electric markets. FERC intends to increase the use of demand response (DR), encourage long-term power contracts, strengthen the role of market monitors, and enhance the responsiveness of regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs). The FERC order applies to existing U.S. organized wholesale markets.

NONE

2009-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

105

FERC dismisses return to reregulation despite setbacks and skepticism  

SciTech Connect

Disappointed with performance of competitive electricity markets, some politicians are in favor of returning to more regulatory oversight. A recent report points to selective evidence indicating that consumers in states with deregulated energy markets pay considerably more for electricity. The chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently declared that the U.S. 'isn't going to change its policy of allowing competitive markets to determine prices.' Strictly speaking, FERC has little to say or do when it comes to state-level regulation of electricity markets; that's the prerogative of local legislatures. Nevertheless, what FERC says does matter.

NONE

2008-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

106

GRR/Section 8-FD-a - FERC Order No. 2003 Process | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

8-FD-a - FERC Order No. 2003 Process 8-FD-a - FERC Order No. 2003 Process < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 8-FD-a - FERC Order No. 2003 Process 08FDAFERCOrderNo2003Process.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Regulations & Policies FERC Order No. 2003 FERC Order No. 2003 Appendix C Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 08FDAFERCOrderNo2003Process.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative FERC Order No. 2003 requires all public utilities that own, control or operate facilities used for transmitting electric energy in interstate

107

FERC Pleading Template  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Coordination of Federal Authorizations for Electric Transmission Facilities: Proposed 216(h) Regulations RIN 1901-AB18 COMMENTS OF TRANSMISSION ACCESS POLICY STUDY GROUP On...

108

Innovative Business Cases for Energy Storage In a Restructured Electricity Marketplace, A Study for the DOE Energy Storage Systems Program  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes the second phase of a project entitled ''Innovative Business Cases for Energy Storage in a Restructured Electricity Marketplace''. During part one of the effort, nine ''Stretch Scenarios'' were identified. They represented innovative and potentially significant uses of electric energy storage. Based on their potential to significantly impact the overall energy marketplace, the five most compelling scenarios were identified. From these scenarios, five specific ''Storage Market Opportunities'' (SMOs) were chosen for an in-depth evaluation in this phase. The authors conclude that some combination of the Power Cost Volatility and the T&D Benefits SMOs would be the most compelling for further investigation. Specifically, a combination of benefits (energy, capacity, power quality and reliability enhancement) achievable using energy storage systems for high value T&D applications, in regions with high power cost volatility, makes storage very competitive for about 24 GW and 120 GWh during the years of 2001 and 2010.

IANNUCCI, JOE; EYER, JIM; BUTLER, PAUL C.

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

FERC Pleading Template  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Plan for Conduct of 2012 Electric Plan for Conduct of 2012 Electric Transmission Congestion Study RE: Preparation of the 2012 Congestion Study COMMENTS OF TRANSMISSION ACCESS POLICY STUDY GROUP The Transmission Access Policy Study Group ("TAPS") appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Department of Energy's ("Department") request for comments on its Notice of the Plan for Conduct of 2012 Electric Transmission Congestion Study, which was published in the Federal Register on November 10, 2011. 1 TAPS urges the Department, in carrying out its responsibilities, to: (a) address congestion where it meets the real needs of load-serving entities ("LSEs"), thereby

110

FERC Pleading Template  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Coordination of Federal Authorizations for Electric Transmission Facilities: Proposed 216(h) Regulations RIN 1901-AB18 COMMENTS OF TRANSMISSION ACCESS POLICY STUDY GROUP On December 13, 2011, the Department of Energy (-Department‖) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (-NOPR‖) concerning the coordination of Federal authorizations for proposed interstate electric transmission facilities. 1 The Transmission Access Policy Study Group (-TAPS‖) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Department's proposal. TAPS supports getting needed transmission built and recognizes that prompt resolution of Federal authorization requests is critically important to that objective. We

111

"FERC423",2003,1,195,"Alabama Power Co",3,"Barry","AL","C",,...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Generation & Tran Coop",7790,"Bonanza","UT","S",,"Petroleum","FO2",,,,,,"WIND RIVER PETROLEUM",1,5.796,0,0,717.4 "FERC423",2003,7,17698,"Southwestern Electric...

112

Vertical Integration in Restructured Electricity Markets: Measuring Market Efficiency and Firm Conduct  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

hydroelectric production using hourly bid data and monthly production data. Hydro- electric generators

Mansur, Erin T.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

When it comes to Demand Response, is FERC its Own Worst Enemy?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

prices in restructured electricity markets shows that the energyprice in restructured markets a pass-through of wholesale short-term energyenergy is accepted in the real-time market. Facing a default price

Bushnell, James; Hobbs, Benjamin; Wolak, Frank A.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Vertical Integration in Restructured Electricity Markets: Measuring Market Efficiency and Firm Conduct  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Coal Natural Gas and Oil Nuclear Quantity Supplied (MWh)Units Oil Units Panel B: Summer of 1999 Variable QuantityQuantity demanded hourly a Price of: Electricity a Electricity (Q weighted) Natural Gas b Oil

Mansur, Erin T.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Property:FERC License | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

License Jump to: navigation, search Property Name FERC License Property Type String Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleProperty:FERCLicense&oldid610683...

116

Vertical Integration in Restructured Electricity Markets: Measuring Market Efficiency and Firm Conduct  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Stoft. 2000. “Monitoring the PJM Energy Market: SummerUnit (MMU). 2000-2001. PJM Interconnection State of theintegration of ?rms in the PJM market re- duces electricity

Mansur, Erin T.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

Using restructured electricity markets in the hydrogen transition: The PJM case  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We examine a hydrogen transition strategy of using excess electric generation capacity in the U.S. midatlantic states during off-peak hours to produce hydrogen via electrolysis. Four different generation technologies are evaluated: combined-cycle natural gas, nuclear power, clean coal, and pulverized coal. We construct hydrogen-electricity price curves for each technology and evaluate the resulting air emissions of key pollutants. Substantial capital investments may be avoided by leveraging off generation assets that would otherwise be built to produce electricity. We also account for the interaction between the production of hydrogen and wholesale electricity prices and demand. Results show that off-peak electrolysis is a plausible but not dominant strategy for hydrogen production; however, there may be a substantial real option value in using the electric power system to transition to a hydrogen economy that may exceed the direct cost savings of producing hydrogen by less expensive methods.

Felder, F.A.; Hajos, A. [Rutgers State University, New Brunswick, NJ (United States)

2006-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

118

Energy Department Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman Addresses 2011 FERC  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Energy Department Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman Addresses Energy Department Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman Addresses 2011 FERC Reliability Technical Conference Energy Department Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman Addresses 2011 FERC Reliability Technical Conference November 30, 2011 - 1:50pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Patricia Hoffman today addressed the 2011 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission technical conference in Washington, D.C. In remarks prepared for delivery, Assistant Secretary Hoffman discussed recent evaluations of proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules and the impact those rules could be expected to have on our nation's electrical grid. Hoffman noted an emerging consensus that the new rules are not expected to create

119

Energy Department Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman Addresses 2011 FERC  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman Addresses Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman Addresses 2011 FERC Reliability Technical Conference Energy Department Assistant Secretary Patricia Hoffman Addresses 2011 FERC Reliability Technical Conference November 30, 2011 - 1:50pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Patricia Hoffman today addressed the 2011 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission technical conference in Washington, D.C. In remarks prepared for delivery, Assistant Secretary Hoffman discussed recent evaluations of proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules and the impact those rules could be expected to have on our nation's electrical grid. Hoffman noted an emerging consensus that the new rules are not expected to create

120

The Benefits of Restructuring: It's Not Your Grandfather's Electric Utility Anymore  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The key to achieving and maintaining most of the benefits from the emerging competitive market for electricity supply is to have a workably competitive wholesale generation market. By any objective measure, the PJM regional transmission organization is fulfilling its mission.

Switzer, Sheldon; Straub, Mary M.

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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121

FERC Presendation: Demand Response as Power System Resources...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FERC Presendation: Demand Response as Power System Resources, October 29, 2010 FERC Presendation: Demand Response as Power System Resources, October 29, 2010 Federal Energy...

122

Executive Director for Operations UPDATE OF ISSUES RELATED TO NUCLEAR POWER REACTOR FINANCIAL QUALIFICATIONS IN RESPONSE TO RESTRUCTURING OF THE ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

To provide the Commission with an update of electric utility deregulation and restructuring issues regarding the financial qualifications of power reactor licensees to operate their facilities safely. BACKGROUND: On October 24, 1997, the staff sent to the Commission SECY-97-253, "Policy Options for Nuclear Power Reactor Financial Qualifications in Response to Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry. " In that paper, the staff discussed three options for the Commission's consideration regarding possible approaches that the NRC could use in assessing the financial qualifications of power reactor licensees to operate their plants safely. (The impact of deregulation and restructuring on decommissioning funding assurance is being addressed in a separate rulemaking, which was published in the Federal Register on September 10, 1997. A final rule is scheduled to be sent to the Commission by June 30, 1998.) In response to SECY-97-253, the Commission issued a staff requirements memorandum on January 15, 1998, and directed the staff to maintain the existing financial qualifications framework as discussed in Option 2 of SECY-97-253 and to "develop a coherent, efficient plan that would allow timely confirmation of the status of licensees (i.e., whether they meet the definition of 'electric utility')as deregulation actions are finalized by States. " In response, on April 16, 1998, the

L. Joseph Callan /s; Robert S. Wood

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Looking for Trouble: Competition Policy in the U.S. Electricity Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in the electricity industry. ” FERC Docket No. PL98-6-000.Market Design and Structure NOPR. FERC Docket RM01-12-000.Statement of Alfred E. Kahn. ” FERC Docket No. EL01-118-000.

Bushnell, Jim

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Essays on empirical analysis of multi-unit auctions -- impacts of financial transmission rights on the restructured electricity industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This dissertation uses recently developed empirical methodologies for the study of multi-unit auctions to test the impacts of Financial Transmission Rights (FTRs) on the competitiveness of restructured electricity markets. FTRs are a special type of financial option that hedge against volatility in the cost of transporting electricity over the grid. Policy makers seek to use the prices of FTRs as market signals to incentivize efficient investment and utilization of transmission capacity. However, prices will not send the correct signals if market participants strategically use FTRs. This dissertation uses data from the Texas electricity market to test whether the prices of FTRs are efficient to achieve such goals. The auctions studied are multiunit, uniform-price, sealed-bid auctions. The first part of the dissertation studies the auctions on the spot market of the wholesale electricity industry. I derive structural empirical models to test theoretical predictions as to whether bidders fully internalize the effect of FTRs on profits into their bidding decisions. I find that bidders are learning as to how to optimally bid above marginal cost for their inframarginal capacities. The bidders also learn to bid to include FTRs into their profit maximization problem during the course of the first year. But starting from the second year, they deviated from optimal bidding that includes FTRs in the profit maximization problems. Counterfactual analysis show that the primary effect of FTRs on market outcomes is changing the level of prices rather than production efficiency. Finally, I find that in most months, the current allocations of FTRs are statistically equivalent to the optimal allocations. The second part of the dissertation studies the bidding behavior in the FTR auctions. I find that FTRs?? strategic impact on the FTR purchasing behavior is significant for large bidders ?? firms exercising market power in the FTR auctions. Second, trader forecasts future FTR credit very accurately while large generators?? forecasts of future FTR credit tends to be biased upward. Finally, The bid shading patterns are consistent with theoretical predictions and support the existence of common values.

Zang, Hailing

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Looking for Trouble: Competition Policy in the U.S. Electricity Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

s Deregulated Electricity Industry. ” American Economicin a Deregulated Electricity Industry. ” Rand Journal ofanalysis in the electricity industry. ” FERC Docket No.

Bushnell, Jim

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

restructuring_mecs94  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Changing Energy Markets Affect Manufacturing Changing Energy Markets Affect Manufacturing (Reprint from Manufacturing Consumption of Energy 1994) blueball.gif (210 bytes) Natural Gas Markets blueball.gif (210 bytes) Impetus for Change blueball.gif (210 bytes) Change in the Natural Gas Market blueball.gif (210 bytes) Natural Gas Usage blueball.gif (210 bytes) Electricity Market blueball.gif (210 bytes) Impetus for Change blueball.gif (210 bytes) Change in the Electricity Market blueball.gif (210 bytes) Electricity Usage blueball.gif (210 bytes) How Electricity Restructuring Might Affect Manufacturing blueball.gif (210 bytes) Lessons From Natural Gas Restructuring blueball.gif (210 bytes) End Notes Introduction The market for natural gas has been changing for quite some time. As part of natural gas restructuring, gas pipelines were opened to multiple users. Manufacturers or their representatives could go directly to the wellhead to purchase their natural gas, arrange the transportation, and have the natural gas delivered either by the local distribution company or directly through a connecting pipeline.

127

California Electricity Restructuring Suspended  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Acronyms for the State of California: CAISO-California Independent System Operator: CEC-California Energy Commission: CPUC-California Public Utilities ...

128

FERC sees huge potential for demand response  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The FERC study concludes that U.S. peak demand can be reduced by as much as 188 GW -- roughly 20 percent -- under the most aggressive scenario. More moderate -- and realistic -- scenarios produce smaller but still significant reductions in peak demand. The FERC report is quick to point out that these are estimates of the potential, not projections of what could actually be achieved. The main varieties of demand response programs include interruptible tariffs, direct load control (DLC), and a number of pricing schemes.

NONE

2010-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

129

A case study review of technical and technology issues for transition of a utility load management program to provide system reliability resources in restructured electricity markets  

SciTech Connect

Utility load management programs--including direct load control and interruptible load programs--were employed by utilities in the past as system reliability resources. With electricity industry restructuring, the context for these programs has changed; the market that was once controlled by vertically integrated utilities has become competitive, raising the question: can existing load management programs be modified so that they can effectively participate in competitive energy markets? In the short run, modified and/or improved operation of load management programs may be the most effective form of demand-side response available to the electricity system today. However, in light of recent technological advances in metering, communication, and load control, utility load management programs must be carefully reviewed in order to determine appropriate investments to support this transition. This report investigates the feasibility of and options for modifying an existing utility load management system so that it might provide reliability services (i.e. ancillary services) in the competitive markets that have resulted from electricity industry restructuring. The report is a case study of Southern California Edison's (SCE) load management programs. SCE was chosen because it operates one of the largest load management programs in the country and it operates them within a competitive wholesale electricity market. The report describes a wide range of existing and soon-to-be-available communication, control, and metering technologies that could be used to facilitate the evolution of SCE's load management programs and systems to provision of reliability services. The fundamental finding of this report is that, with modifications, SCE's load management infrastructure could be transitioned to provide critical ancillary services in competitive electricity markets, employing currently or soon-to-be available load control technologies.

Weller, G.H.

2001-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

130

Comments in response to FERC rulemaking on regional transmission organizations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

On May 13, 1999, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO). The purpose of the NOPR is to solicit comments on proposed FERC ...

Joskow, Paul L.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Natural gas `96: Foretelling the FERC: Experts weigh the issues  

SciTech Connect

Should the FERC lift the cap on secondary rates from its July 31 notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) on capacity release? Shifting to the FERC`s alternative ratemaking policy statement: Is a negotiated rate with a default rate fallback (or recourse rate fallback) the way to go? To get a sense of attitudes toward Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) initiatives, Public Utilities Fortnightly interviewed two natural gas attorneys as well as a representative from a major pipeline.

Edwards, K.B. [Grammer, Kissel, Robbins & Skancke, Washington, DC (United States)

1996-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

132

Workforce Restructuring Policy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This document provides revised and consolidated policy and models intended to facilitate contractor workforce restructuring activities.

133

California Electric Energy Crisis - Electricity Information  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Electricity Information Available Formats; Status of Electric Industry Restructuring Activity in California: html: California State Electricity Profil ...

134

Supreme court agrees: FERC must regulate wholesale markets  

SciTech Connect

The author believes that wholesale markets in the United States would have a greater likelihood of ultimately benefiting consumers if the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission did not have the mandate under the Federal Power Act (FPA) to ensure that wholesale prices are ''just and reasonable.'' However, he continues to believe that the FERC cannot avoid having an ex post criteria for asssessing whether market prices are just and reasonable. Moreover, changes in the design and regulatory oversight of U.S. wholesale electricity markets in recent years, including the recent Supreme Court decision, have caused him to believe even more strongly in the guardrails-for-market-outcomes approach. Finally, several questions are addressed which relate to the pricing of fixed-price, long-term contracts and the impact of these obligations on the behavior of suppliers in short-term wholesale markets that are directly relevant to answering the two major questions that the Supreme Court remanded to FERC in its recent decision.

Wolak, Frank A. (Holbrook Working Professor of Commodity Price Studies, Department of Economics, Stanford University)

2008-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

135

Electricity - Analysis & Projections - U.S. Energy Information ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration ... solar, wind, geothermal, ... Analysis of FERC's Final EIS for Electricity Open Access & Recovery of Stranded Costs.

136

EIA - Electric Power Data  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... 423 and FERC-423) Contains data on electricity generation, fuel consumption, useful thermal output, fossil fuel stocks, fuel deliveries, quantity delivered, ...

137

EA-1949: FERC Final Environmental Assessment | Department of...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Final Environmental Assessment EA-1949: FERC Final Environmental Assessment Admiralty Inlet Pilot Tidal Project, Puget Sound, WA On September 16, 2010, Snohomish PUD was selected...

138

Property:FERC License Issuance Date | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Issuance Date Jump to: navigation, search Property Name FERC License Issuance Date Property Type String Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleProperty:FERCLicense...

139

Property:FERC License Application Date | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Property Name FERC License Application Date Property Type String Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleProperty:FERCLicenseApplicationDate&oldid610687...

140

EA-1949: FERC Notice of Availability Errata Sheet | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Notice of Availability Errata Sheet EA-1949: FERC Notice of Availability Errata Sheet Admiralty Inlet Pilot Tidal Project, Puget Sound, WA This notice corrects the Notice of...

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141

A review of FERC's technical reports on incentive regulation. [Contains bibliography  

SciTech Connect

In late 1989 two reports on incentive regulation were prepared by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Prepared under the auspices of the Office of Economic Policy, one report supports giving natural gas pipelines more flexibility in pricing their services and in levels of profitability, while the other supports the same approach for natural gas pipelines and wholesale electric suppliers. Thus far, FERC has used the reports for discussion purposes only and is not expected to rely on them in the foreseeable future to initiate a notice of proposed rulemaking or in any other formal way. The significance of the reports lies in their thorough and analytical overview of different incentive systems. Such incentive systems likely will be proposed before state public utility commissions over the next several years. The FERC reports help to crystalize the major issues, thereby facilitating states' efforts to determine the acceptibility of proposed incentive systems. The incentive systems discussed in the FERC reports are transferable to retail markets falling under the jurisdiction of state commissions, and can be applied at the state level either in part or in whole. 36 refs., 1 fig., 5 tabs.

Costello, K.W.; Cho, Sung-Bong.

1991-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Innovative applications of energy storage in a restructured electricity marketplace : Phase III final report : a study for the DOE Energy Storage Systems Program.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes Phase III of a project entitled Innovative Applications of Energy Storage in a Restructured Electricity Marketplace. For this study, the authors assumed that it is feasible to operate an energy storage plant simultaneously for two primary applications: (1) energy arbitrage, i.e., buy-low-sell-high, and (2) to reduce peak loads in utility ''hot spots'' such that the utility can defer their need to upgrade transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment. The benefits from the arbitrage plus T&D deferral applications were estimated for five cases based on the specific requirements of two large utilities operating in the Eastern U.S. A number of parameters were estimated for the storage plant ratings required to serve the combined application: power output (capacity) and energy discharge duration (energy storage). In addition to estimating the various financial expenditures and the value of electricity that could be realized in the marketplace, technical characteristics required for grid-connected distributed energy storage used for capacity deferral were also explored.

Eyer, James M. (Distributed Utility Associates, Livermore, CA); Erdman, Bill (Distributed Utility Associates, Livermore, CA); Iannucci, Joseph J., Jr. (, . Distributed Utility Associates, Livermore, CA)

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Utilities Group Aids in Restructuring Process  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

4 4 Utilities Group Aids in Restructuring Process Researchers at the Energy Analysis Program's (EAP) Utility Planning and Policy (UPP) Group are helping ensure that energy efficiency, renewable energy, and a host of other important issues are not overlooked as California and the nation restructure the electric power industry. The UPP staff is analyzing the potential impact of restructuring on efficiency and renewables, modeling a variety of potential restructuring policies, and assisting federal customers seeking to better understand emerging electricity markets. UPP Group Leader Chuck Goldman is participating in discussions on how to distribute surcharge funds set aside for energy efficiency in California, and Acting EAP Head Stephen Wiel is assisting state lawmakers and regulators by overseeing the National Council on

144

FERC`s {open_quotes}MegaNOPR{close_quotes} - changes ahead for the natural gas industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On July 31, 1991 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) that would fundamentally change the current scheme of transportation and sales of natural gas by interstate pipelines. FERC`s proposal will result in disparate impacts on the various segments of the natural gas industry. These impacts and the major policy issues sought for implementation by FERC can be grouped into five major points, discussed in this article: unbundling of service; pregrated abandonment; capacity reallocation; rate design; and transition/implementation costs.

Stosser, M.A. [Arnold & Porter, Washington, DC (United States)

1992-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

145

When it comes to Demand Response, is FERC its Own Worst Enemy?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

July 1978, pp. 42-47. FERC, "Final Rule, Order 719,comes to Demand Response, is FERC its Own Worst Enemy? Jamesit comes to demand response, is FERC its own worst enemy? By

Bushnell, James; Hobbs, Benjamin; Wolak, Frank A.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Policy on regional transmission organizations: Five pitfalls FERC must avoid  

SciTech Connect

In announcing in late November that it would explore what role it might play in developing regional transmission organizations, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) took the first step in a process that will be crucial to capturing maximum regional efficiency from the transmission grid. Ahead, though, lie many obstacles, a FERC commissioner warns.

Massey, W.L. [Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States)

1999-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

EA-1949: FERC Draft Environmental Assessment | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Draft Environmental Assessment Draft Environmental Assessment EA-1949: FERC Draft Environmental Assessment Admiralty Inlet Pilot Tidal Project, Puget Sound, WA This EA analyzes the potential environmental effects of a proposal by the Public Utility District No. 1 of Snowhomish County, Washington to construct and operate the Admiralty Inlet Tidal Project. The proposed 680-kilowatt project would be located on the east side of Admiralty Inlet in Puget Sound, Washington, about 1 kilometer west of Whidbey Island, entirely within Island County, Washington. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is the lead agency. DOE is a cooperating agency. EA-1949-FERC-DEA-2013.pdf More Documents & Publications EA-1949: FERC Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment EA-1949: FERC Final Environmental Assessment

148

DSW REGULATORY AND RESTRUCTURING  

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Committee on Appropriations House Committee on Appropriations Photo of lineman repairing transmission lines in desert Western's Regulatory & Restructuring Project Managers Ron...

149

EA-1942-FERC-NOI-2012.pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP Docket No. PF12-16-000 Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP Docket No. PF12-16-000 NOTICE OF INTENT TO PREPARE AN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE PLANNED COVE POINT LIQUEFACTION PROJECT, REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, NOTICE OF ON-SITE ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW, AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC SCOPING MEETINGS (September 24, 2012) The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental assessment (EA) that will discuss the environmental impacts of the Cove Point Liquefaction Project (Project) involving construction and operation of facilities by Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP (Dominion) in Maryland and Virginia. This EA will be used by the Commission in its decision-making process to determine whether the construction and operation of the proposed facilities is in the

150

EIS-0491-FERC-NOI-2012.pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

373 Federal Register 373 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 183 / Thursday, September 20, 2012 / Notices 1 The appendices referenced in this notice will not appear in the Federal Register. Copies of the appendices were sent to all those receiving this notice in the mail and are available at www.ferc.gov using the link called ''eLibrary'' or from the Commission's Public Reference Room, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, or call (202) 502-8371. For instructions on connecting to eLibrary, refer to the last page of this notice. 2 ''We,'' ''us,'' and ''our'' refer to the environmental staff of the Commission's Office of Energy Projects. intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests,

151

DSM Electricity Savings Potential in the Buildings Sector in APP Countries  

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Electricity Restructuring by State in the US US States Restructuration Alabama Not Active Alaska Not Active Colorado

McNeil, MIchael

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

EIA - 2008 New Electric Power EIA-923 Form  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

FERC Form 423 - Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants Form EIA-767 - Steam-Electric Plant Operation and Design Report ...

153

Electricity Advisory Committee Meeting, May 20, 2008 (TRANSCRIPT...  

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May 20, 2008 (TRANSCRIPT) Electricity Advisory Committee Meeting, May 20, 2008 (TRANSCRIPT) Transcript of the May 20, 2008 Electricity Advisory Committee Meeting including a FERC...

154

Plenary Session, Harvard Electricity Policy Group, January 29-30, 1998, San Diego, California THE ELECTRIC MARKET RESTRUCTURING IN SOUTH AMERICA  

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experience", 18th Annual North American Conference International Association of Energy Economics, San in the Chilean electric power sector", Energy Policy, August 1988, pp. 369-377 [4] Hammons, T.J., de Franco, N1 Plenary Session, Harvard Electricity Policy Group, January 29-30, 1998, San Diego, California

Catholic University of Chile (Universidad CatĂłlica de Chile)

155

Plenary Session, Harvard Electricity Policy Group, January 29-30, 1998, San Diego, California THE ELECTRIC MARKET RESTRUCTURING IN SOUTH AMERICA  

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Japan US Figure 1 Per capita electricity consumption (kWh, 1996) In most countries, however, the state with increasing economic growth. Geopolitic reasons are making the USA and Europe look with increasing interest, Paraguay, Uruguay plus Bolivia and Chile. The electric energy industry in Latin America has faced

Catholic University of Chile (Universidad CatĂłlica de Chile)

156

EIS-0488: FERC Draft Environmental Impact Statement | Department of Energy  

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88: FERC Draft Environmental Impact Statement 88: FERC Draft Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0488: FERC Draft Environmental Impact Statement Cameron Pipeline Expansion Project and Cameron LNG Liquefaction Project, Cameron Parish, Louisiana Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has prepared a Draft EIS, with DOE as a cooperating agency, that analyzes the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to expand the existing Cameron Pipeline by 21 miles (from Calcasieu to Beauregard Parishes, Louisiana, with modifications in Cameron Parish), and expand an existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, to enable the terminal to liquefy and export the LNG. EIS-0488-DEIS-Cover-2014.pdf EIS-0488-DEIS-TOC-2014.pdf EIS-0488-DEIS-ExecutiveSummary-2014.pdf EIS-0488-DEIS-Sections1-5-2014.pdf

157

EA-1949: FERC Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment EA-1949: FERC Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment Admiralty Inlet Pilot Tidal Project, Puget Sound, WA This Notice announces the availability of a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) EA, which analyzes the potential environmental effects of a proposal by the Public Utility District No. 1 of Snowhomish County, Washington to construct and operate the Admiralty Inlet Tidal Project. The proposed 680-kilowatt project would be located on the east side of Admiralty Inlet in Puget Sound, Washington, about 1 kilometer west of Whidbey Island, entirely within Island County, Washington. The FERC is the lead agency. DOE is a cooperating agency. EA-1949-FERC-EA-NOA-2013.pdf More Documents & Publications

158

Wisconsin Electricity Restructuring not Active  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

WPS sees this plan that would remove power plants and their construction from rate bases as a step ... WEPC also submitted a request for a 3.1-percent rate increase.

159

Florida Electricity Restructuring not Active  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Last Updated: April 2007. 12/01: The Florida Energy 2020 Study Commission released its final report to Governor Bush and the Legislature on December ...

160

Work Force Restructuring Activities  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Force Restructuring Activities Force Restructuring Activities December 10, 2008 Note: Current updates are in bold # Planned Site/Contractor HQ Approved Separations Status General * LM has finalized the compilation of contractor management team separation data for the end of FY07 actuals and end of FY08 and FY09 projections. LM has submitted to Congress the FY 2007 Annual Report on contractor work force restructuring activities. The report has been posted to the LM website. *LM conducted a DOE complex-wide data call to the Field and Operations offices for DOE Contractor Management teams to provide, by program, actual contractor separation data for the end of FY 2008 and projections for the end of FY 2009 and FY 2010. The data will be used to keep senior management informed of upcoming large WFR actions.

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161

Lessons from the British restructuring experience  

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Learning from experience across the pond, the authors see that under performance-based regulation companies may have an incentive to cut costs, but not prices. Also, they see that efficient operation of a power pool is difficult to achieve when one or more generators is able to exercise market power. The past seven years` experience with electric industry privatization and restructuring in Britain provide some valuable lessons for US policy makers considering similar reforms in this country. The authors conducted a review of the British restructuring experience for the National Council on Competition and the Electric Industry, a joint program of the National Association of Regulatory Commissioners and the National Conference of State Legislators. Here are the central questions considered: (1) Have privatization and restructuring improved economic efficiency and reduced prices in Britain? (2) Has effective competition in electricity generation been achieved? If not, why not? (3) Has the approach of retail competition put residential and low-income consumers at a noticeable disadvantage? (4) Has the environmental performance of the electricity industry improved or deteriorated? and (5) What lessons from this experience can be transferred to the United States? Even seven years after restructuring took place, there is little sign that the new structure has yet settled into a reasonably stable form. Their conclusions are therefore somewhat provisional, although the lesson that restructuring is a lengthy and unpredictable process is, in itself, important. Moreover, there are substantial differences between the two countries that make it difficult to draw firm lessons. But enough of the questions can be answered to help states address some potentially challenging issues and avoid some potentially costly mistakes.

Brower, M.C. [Brower & Co., Andover, MA (United States); Thomas, S.D. [Univ. of Sussex, Brighton (United Kingdom); Mitchell, C.M.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

The Natural Number of Forward Markets for Electricity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2002). “The trouble with electricity markets: Understandings restructured wholesale electricity market,” Americanpricing derivatives in electricity markets,” Quantitative

Suenaga, Hiroaki; Williams, Jeffrey

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

The Past, Present, and Future of Electricity Reliability Oversight...  

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90 The Energy Policy Act of 2005 directs the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to certify an Electricity Reliability Organization (ERO) that will propose and enforce...

164

California's electricity crisis  

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The collapse of California's electricity restructuring and competition program has attracted attention around the world. Prices in California's competitive wholesale electricity market increased by 500% between the second ...

Joskow, Paul L.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Investment under Regulatory Uncertainty: U.S. Electricity Generation Investment Since 1996  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Coordination in the Electricity Industry,” especially Faridof their respective electricity industries. A key policywould implement their electricity industry restructuring. It

Ishii, Jun; Yan, Jingming

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Microsoft Word - Buff Report Cover - FERC FISMA  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Services Services Evaluation Report The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Unclassified Cyber Security Program - 2010 OAS-M-11-01 October 2010 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 October 25, 2010 MEMORANDUM FOR THE CHAIRMAN, FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audit Services Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Evaluation Report on "The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Unclassified Cyber Security Program - 2010" BACKGROUND The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) is responsible for regulating and overseeing the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil and electricity in addition to numerous other natural gas and hydroelectric projects. The regulations set forth by the Commission are

167

File:Ferc wsr-act.pdf | Open Energy Information  

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168

Using regulatory benchmarking techniques to set company performance targets: the case of US electricity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and follow a vertically integrated utility model. As FERC (2006) notes, the future for retail competition nationwide is unclear, especially in light of California’s experience with utility restructuring and competition. State policy makers and regulators... . The introduction of more competition and increased risks associated with wholesale power markets has led companies to increase scale. The combination of resources and the elimination of redundant 4 FERC (2006). Between 1998 and 2001 over 300 plants changed hands. 5...

Nillesen, Paul; Pollitt, Michael G.

169

5. Consumer Prices Reflect Benefits of Restructuring  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration Natural Gas 1996: Issues and Trends 99 5. Consumer Prices Reflect Benefits of Restructuring The restructuring of the natural gas ...

170

U.S. Department of Energy Form Approved Office of Electricity ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Form OE-781R (2010) ... All entities holding a valid FERC tariff that authorizes

171

Market Structure and Competition: A Cross-Market Analysis of U.S. Electricity Deregulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

which ?rms can trade electricity. The rules governing theseelectricity markets to adopt. The FERC has stated that it is willing to trade

Bushnell, James; Mansur, Erin T.; Saravia, Celeste

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Leigh Tesfatsion Professor of Econ, Math, and Electrical & Computer Engineering  

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Transmission Grid #12;6 Core Features of FERC's Market Design · Market to be managed by an Independent System-settlement system: Concurrent operation of day-ahead (forward) & real-time (spot) markets · Transmission grid://www.ferc.gov/industries/electric/indus-act/rto/rto-map.asp #12;5 U.S. Wholesale Electric Power

Tesfatsion, Leigh

173

EIS-0493: FERC Notice of Intent of an Environmental Impact Statement...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EIS-0493: FERC Notice of Intent of an Environmental Impact Statement Corpus Christi LNG Terminal and Pipeline Project, Nueces and San Patricio Counties, Texas The Federal...

174

Oligopoly Equilibria in Electricity Contract Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2005) “Time-Varying Retail Electricity Prices: Theory andof U.S. Restructured Electricity Markets. CSEM Working Papers Deregulated Wholesale Electricity Market. ” American

Bushnell, James

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Deregulation-restructuring: Evidence for individual industries  

SciTech Connect

Several studies have measured the effects of regulation on a particular industry. These studies range widely in sophistication, from simple observation (comparison) of pre-transformation and post-transformation actual industry performance to econometric analysis that attempt to separate the effects of deregulation from other factors in explaining changes in an industry`s performance. The major problem with observation studies is that they are unable to measure the effect of one particular event, such as deregulation, on an industry`s performance. For example, at the same time that the United Kingdom privatized its electric power industry, it also radically restructured the industry to encourage competition and instituted a price-cap mechanism to regulate the prices of transmission, distribution, and bundled retail services. Subsequent to these changes in 1991, real prices for most UK electricity customers have fallen. It is not certain however, which of these factors was most important or even contributed to the decline in price. In any event, one must be cautious in interpreting the results of studies that attempt to measure the effect of deregulation per se for a specific industry. This report highlights major outcomes for five industries undergoing deregulation or major regulatory and restructuring reforms. These include the natural gas, transportation, UK electric power, financial, and telecommunications industries. Particular attention was given to the historical development of events in the telecommunications industry.

Costello, K.W.; Graniere, R.J.

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Lessons from International Experience with Electricity Market Monitoring  

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in Restructured Electricity Markets: An Internationalon the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) Licensethe California Electricity Crisis,” The Electricity Journal,

Wolak, Frank

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

177

The impact of FERC orders on the value of bidders in PJM  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A study of the responses of share prices of major bidders in the PJM auctions from the mid-1990s through 2006 finds statistically significant effects for some FERC decisions for a portfolio of bidders. In contrast to publicly stated policy objectives, the analysis shows that some FERC decisions significantly raised market expectations regarding the future profitability of bidders. (author)

Peters, Lon L.

2009-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

178

EIS-0497: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EIS-0497: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact EIS-0497: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0497: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement CE FLNG Project, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announces its intention to prepare, with DOE as a cooperating agency, an EIS to analyze the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas terminal in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, and approximately 37 miles of 42-inch diameter natural gas transmission pipeline to connect the terminal to natural gas infrastructure facilities. EIS-0497-FERC-NOI-2013.pdf More Documents & Publications EIS-0487: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0487: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment

179

EA-1971: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment |  

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71: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental 71: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment EA-1971: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment Golden Pass LNG Export and Pipeline Project, Texas and Louisiana The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announces its intent to prepare, with DOE as a cooperating agency, an EA to analyze the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to construct and operate natural gas liquefaction and export facilities at the existing Golden Pass liquefied natural gas terminal in Jefferson County, Texas. The proposal includes approximately 8 miles of pipeline connecting to existing pipelines in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, and Jefferson County. EA-1971-NOI-2013.pdf More Documents & Publications EIS-0497: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact

180

EIS-0497: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact  

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EIS-0497: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact EIS-0497: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0497: FERC Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement CE FLNG Project, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announces its intention to prepare, with DOE as a cooperating agency, an EIS to analyze the potential environmental impacts of a proposal to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas terminal in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, and approximately 37 miles of 42-inch diameter natural gas transmission pipeline to connect the terminal to natural gas infrastructure facilities. EIS-0497-FERC-NOI-2013.pdf More Documents & Publications EIS-0487: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0487: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Assessment

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181

Property:FERC License Docket Number | Open Energy Information  

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License Docket Number License Docket Number Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type string. Pages using the property "FERC License Docket Number" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) M MHK Projects/Admirality Inlet Tidal Energy Project + P-12690 + MHK Projects/Algiers Light Project + P-12848 + MHK Projects/Anconia Point Project + P-12928 + MHK Projects/Astoria Tidal Energy + P-12665 + MHK Projects/Avalon Tidal + P-14228 + MHK Projects/Avondale Bend Project + P-12866 + MHK Projects/BW2 Tidal + P-14222 + MHK Projects/Bar Field Bend + P-12942 + MHK Projects/Barfield Point + P-13489 + MHK Projects/Bayou Latenache + P-13542 + MHK Projects/Belair Project + P-13125 + MHK Projects/Bondurant Chute + P-13477 + MHK Projects/Breeze Point + P-13480 +

182

EA-1942-FERC-NOI-FR-2012.pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 Federal Register 1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 189 / Friday, September 28, 2012 / Notices 1 The appendices referenced in this notice are not being printed in the Federal Register. Copies of appendices were sent to all those receiving this notice in the mail and are available at www.ferc.gov using the link called ''eLibrary'' or from the Commission's Public Reference Room, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426, or call (202) 502-8371. For instructions on connecting to eLibrary, refer to the last page of this notice. Dated: September 21, 2012. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012-23943 Filed 9-27-12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717-01-P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. PF12-16-000] Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP; Notice

183

Leigh Tesfatsion Professor of Econ, Math, and Electrical and Comp. Engineering  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SystemsThe Complexity of Power Systems #12;4 U.S. Wholesale Electric Power Transmission Grid #12;5 North (CAISO) #12;6 FERC Wholesale Power Market Design Adopters to Date http://www.ferc.gov/industries/electric/indus-act/rto/rto-map

Tesfatsion, Leigh

184

Ensuring Generation Adequacy in Competitive Electricity Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

concern for the future. FERC’s NOPR on Standard Marketreserves. However, the recent FERC White Paper articulatinga vision for a Whole Sale FERC Notice of Proposed Rule

Oren, Shmuel S.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

The Natural Number of Forward Markets for Electricity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of restructured electricity prices,” Energy Economics,E.S. (2002). “Electricity prices and power derivatives:P. (2002). “Modeling electricity prices: International

Suenaga, Hiroaki; Williams, Jeffrey

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Deregulation and Resource Reconfiguration In The Electric Utility Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Scale Economies in Electric Power Production: Some Newand Delivery of Electric Power. Land Economics 62(4): 378-1998 Challenges of Electric Power Industry Restructuring for

Delmas, Magali; Russo, Michael V.; Montes-Sancho, Maria J.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

GRR/Section 8-FD-b - FERC Order No. 2006 Process | Open Energy Information  

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GRR/Section 8-FD-b - FERC Order No. 2006 Process GRR/Section 8-FD-b - FERC Order No. 2006 Process < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 8-FD-b - FERC Order No. 2006 Process 08FDBFERCOrderNo2006Process.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Regulations & Policies FERC Order No. 2006 Small Generator Interconnection Procedures Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 08FDBFERCOrderNo2006Process.pdf 08FDBFERCOrderNo2006Process.pdf 08FDBFERCOrderNo2006Process.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative The Small Generator Interconnection Procedures (SGIP) contains the technical procedures the Interconnection Customer and Transmission Provider

188

"FERC423",2005,1,195,"Alabama Power Co",3,"Barry","AL","C",,...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

"Holcomb","KS","F",,"Gas","NG",,,,,,"AQUILLA",3006,0.993,0,0,585 "FERC423",2005,1,803,"Arizona Public Service Co",113,"Cholla","AZ","C",,"Coal","SUB",18,"NM","S","McKinley",31,"MCK...

189

The History of Electricity Restructuring in California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

s exports of hydroelectricity were greatly reduced (Seelow so production of hydroelectricity was down and exports

Blumstein, Carl; Friedman, Lee S.; Green, Richard

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

The History of Electricity Restructuring in California  

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In 1998 and 1999 natural gas prices were relatively stableincrease in the natural gas price pushes up the marginalthe contracts, high natural gas prices lifted the market-

Blumstein, Carl; Friedman, Lee S.; Green, Richard

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

The History of Electricity Restructuring in California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Trends and Present Usage Patterns,” Energy Policy (forthcoming) CAISO (1999) Annual Report on Market

Blumstein, Carl; Friedman, Lee S.; Green, Richard

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Assessment of the impacts of demand curtailments in the DAMs: issues in and proposed modifications of FERC Order No. 745.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), in its initiative to incentivize demand response resources (DRRs) to participate in the day-ahead markets (DAMs), enacted Order No.… (more)

Castillo, Isaac

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 » Restructuring in Retrospect, Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 » Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 This report provides policymakers with guidance as they examine past and future restructuring efforts and seek to determine how competitive markets can be of benefit to customers. Industrial and larger commercial customers may benefit from competitive markets, while residential and small commercial customers may not benefit unless legislators focus specifically on their needs. But it also has become evident that even the largest customers will save money only if the wholesale market functions smoothly. State policymakers have at their disposal numerous options that may enable both retail and wholesale power markets, but even five years into the experiment, it has yet to be determined which state policies will be most

194

Electricity Market Design: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper examines principles of market design asapplied to electricity markets. I illustrate the principleswith examples of both good and bad designs. I discuss oneof the main design challenges-dealing with marketpower. I then discuss FERC's choice ...

Peter Cramton

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Transmission Pricing Issues for Electricity Generation From Renewable Resources  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This article discusses how the resolution of transmission pricing issues which have arisen under the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) open access environment may affect the prospects for renewable-based electricity.

Information Center

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Demand Response in U.S. Electricity Markets: Empirical Evidence  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Regulatory Commission (FERC) to develop a comprehensiveaccomplish this task, the FERC prepared and administered aDR Resource contribution, FERC staff drew upon FERC survey

Cappers, Peter

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

GRR/Section 17-FD-b - WSR FERC Process | Open Energy Information  

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7-FD-b - WSR FERC Process 7-FD-b - WSR FERC Process < GRR Jump to: navigation, search GRR-logo.png GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ROADMAP Roadmap Home Roadmap Help List of Sections Section 17-FD-b - WSR FERC Process 17FDBWSRFERCProcess.pdf Click to View Fullscreen Contact Agencies National Park Service United States Forest Service Bureau of Land Management Fish and Wildlife Service Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Regulations & Policies Wild and Scenic Rivers Act Triggers None specified Click "Edit With Form" above to add content 17FDBWSRFERCProcess.pdf Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Error creating thumbnail: Page number not in range. Flowchart Narrative The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act prohibits the Federal Energy Regulatory

198

108 FERC 61,259 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Maharashtra while in other states, farmers pay a heavily subsidized flat electricity tariff, which is based electricity tariff regime. Strong support to this view is lent by those working in the groundwater sector.2 million) per year in operat- ing costs (Kishore and Sharma 2002). The Maharashtra Electricity Tariff

Laughlin, Robert B.

199

A state legislator looks at industry restructuring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The political challenges of addressing restructuring have caused many state legislators to shy away from the issue. With the start of the 1966 legislative year, 30 states were evaluating at least some aspect of the evolving competitive electric marketplace. Studies included open regulatory dockets (for example in Arizona and Kansas), pilot customer choice projects (such as in Ohio, MIchigan and New Hampshire), legislative studies and possible re-definition of state regulatory parameters (Kansas, Illinois and Florida), regulatory agency fact-finding (Iowa and Idaho) and development of intrastate electric pooling infrastructures (California). In addition, state actions reflect a commitment to competition at the retail level ranging from a call for determination of stranded-cost exposure for the state`s utilities (as in New York), calls for industry and public input on issues related to competition (Rhode Island, Maine, and Kansas) and the customer choice pilot projects. The range of issues and actions has been diverse, but most legislative and regulatory agency discussions have focused on easing market entry restrictions, price considerations and stranded investment by utilities. Many other significant issues must be addressed if an equitable distribution of potential competition benefits to all customer classes, regardless of geographic location, is to be achieved.

Sloan, T.

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

Electricity Prices in Transition (released in AEO2007)  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

The push by some States to restructure electricity markets progressed rapidly throughout the late 1990s. Although the energy crisis in California during 2000 and 2001 slowed the momentum, 19 States and the District of Columbia currently have some form of restructuring in place. In addition, Washington State, which has not restructured its electricity market, allows its largest industrial customers to choose their suppliers.

Information Center

2007-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

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201

Market Structure and Competition: A Cross-Market Analysis of U.S. Electricity Deregulation  

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s Deregulated Wholesale Electricity Market. ” AmericanCompetition Policy in the U.S. Electricity Industry. ”Electricity Restructuring: Choices and Challenges. J. Gri?en

Bushnell, James; Mansur, Erin T.; Saravia, Celeste

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Valuing the Time-Varying Electricity Production of Solar Photovoltaic Cells  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

s Restructured Wholesale Electricity Market. ” Americanin California’s Wholesale Electricity Market during SummerDistributed Resources”, The Electricity Journal, Vol. 11 (

Borenstein, Severin

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

The Distributional and Environmental Effects of Time-Varying Prices in Competitive Electricity Markets  

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Run E?ects of Real-Time Electricity Pricing,” CSEM WP-133 (Severin. “Time-Varying Retail Electricity Prices: Theoryand Practice,” Electricity Restructuring: Choices and

Holland, Stephen P.; MANSUR, ERIN T

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Optimized code restructuring of OS/2 executables  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the design and algorithms of FDPR/2 (Feedback Directed Program Restructuring of OS/2 executables), a general-purpose tool that can be used to instrument, profile, and restructure/optimize OS/2 executables for the tel x86 architecture. ...

Jyh-Herng Chow; Yong-fong Lee; Kalyan Muthukumar; Vivek Sarkar; Mauricio Serrano; Iris Garcia; John Hsu; Shauchi Ong; Honesty Young

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

DOE Announces Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate CCS Technology at Multiple Clean Coal Plants DOE Announces Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate CCS Technology at Multiple...

206

Microsoft Word - SamRS08 FERC_ext  

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ENERGY SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION RATE SCHEDULE SRD-08* WHOLESALE RATES FOR HYDRO POWER AND ENERGY SOLD TO SAM RAYBURN DAM ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. (CONTRACT NO....

207

"FERC423",2006,1,195,"Alabama Power Co",3,"Barry","AL","C",,...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

6,1,195,"Alabama Power Co",3,"Barry","AL","C",,"Coal","BIT",45,"IM","SU","County Unknown",999,"MINA PRIBBENOW",273020,22.846,0.62,6.4,192.4 "FERC423",2006,1,195,"Alabama Power...

208

Renewable Electricity Purchases: History and Recent Developments  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Energy Information Administration/ Renewable Energy Annual 1998 Issues and Trends 1 1 For a broader understanding of electric power industry restructuring, see Energy ...

209

Electricity market efficiency and voltage stability.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Several electricity markets were created in the last two decades by deregulation and restructuring vertically integrated utilities. In order to serve the best interest of… (more)

Elkasrawy, Ayman Helmy Mostafa

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 This report provides policymakers with guidance as they examine past and future restructuring efforts and seek to determine how competitive markets can be of benefit to customers. Industrial and larger commercial customers may benefit from competitive markets, while residential and small commercial customers may not benefit unless legislators focus specifically on their needs. But it also has become evident that even the largest customers will save money only if the wholesale market functions smoothly. State policymakers have at their disposal numerous options that may enable both retail and wholesale power markets, but even five years into the experiment, it has yet to be determined which state policies will be most

211

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 This report provides policymakers with guidance as they examine past and future restructuring efforts and seek to determine how competitive markets can be of benefit to customers. Industrial and larger commercial customers may benefit from competitive markets, while residential and small commercial customers may not benefit unless legislators focus specifically on their needs. But it also has become evident that even the largest customers will save money only if the wholesale market functions smoothly. State policymakers have at their disposal numerous options that may enable both retail and wholesale power markets, but even five years into the experiment, it has yet to be determined which state policies will be most

212

Microsoft Word - Blue Cover Report - FERC Power Grid  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Federal Energy Regulatory Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Monitoring of Power Grid Cyber Security DOE/IG-0846 January 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 January 26, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE CHAIRMAN, FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on the "Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Monitoring of Power Grid Cyber Security" BACKGROUND Congress passed the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Energy Policy Act), giving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) jurisdiction to conduct oversight of the bulk power system, commonly referred to as the bulk electric system or power grid, including the approval of mandatory cyber security reliability standards. The bulk electric system consists of

213

Estimating carbon dioxide emissions factors for the California electric power sector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), 2001.FERC Form 714: WSCC 1999. http://www.ferc.gov/Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). This method was used to

Marnay, Chris; Fisher, Diane; Murtishaw, Scott; Phadke, Amol; Price, Lynn; Sathaye, Jayant

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

California's Electricity Crisis: A Market Apart?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC, December 2000). “OrderRegulatory Commission (FERC) order on December 15, 2000. TheSubsequent investigations by FERC have revealed that much of

Bushnell, James

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Restructuring of RELAP5-3D  

SciTech Connect

The RELAP5-3D source code is unstructured with many interwoven logic flow paths. By restructuring the code, it becomes easier to read and understand, which reduces the time and money required for code development, debugging, and maintenance. A structured program is comprised of blocks of code with one entry and exit point and downward logic flow. IF tests and DO loops inherently create structured code, while GOTO statements are the main cause of unstructured code. FOR_STRUCT is a commercial software package that converts unstructured FORTRAN into structured programming; it was used to restructure individual subroutines. Primarily it transforms GOTO statements, ARITHMETIC IF statements, and COMPUTED GOTO statements into IF-ELSEIF-ELSE tests and DO loops. The complexity of RELAP5-3D complicated the task. First, FOR_STRUCT cannot completely restructure all the complex coding contained in RELAP5-3D. An iterative approach of multiple FOR_STRUCT applications gave some additional improvements. Second, FOR_STRUCT cannot restructure FORTRAN 90 coding, and RELAP5-3D is partially written in FORTRAN 90. Unix scripts for pre-processing subroutines into coding that FOR_STRUCT could handle and post-processing it back into FORTRAN 90 were written. Finally, FOR_STRUCT does not have the ability to restructure the RELAP5-3D code which contains pre-compiler directives. Variations of a file were processed with different pre-compiler options switched on or off, ensuring that every block of code was restructured. Then the variations were recombined to create a completely restructured source file. Unix scripts were written to perform these tasks, as well as to make some minor formatting improvements. In total, 447 files comprising some 180,000 lines of FORTRAN code were restructured. These showed significant reduction in the number of logic jumps contained as measured by reduction in the number of GOTO statements and line labels. The average number of GOTO statements per subroutine dropped from 8.8 before restructuring to 5.3 afterwards, a reduction of 40%. The maximum number of GOTO statements in any subroutine dropped from 213 to 99, a factor of 2.1. Finally, the maximum number of statement labels dropped from 210 to 43, a factor of nearly 5. While many blocks of code remain unstructured, a much greater fraction of the code is now structured. These measurements indicate a serious reduction in degree of interweaving of logic paths.

George Mesina; Joshua Hykes

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Capacity Markets for Electricity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Global Agenda, August 15. [6] FERC, Docket No. EL01-63-003,at http://www.pjm.com. [7] FERC, Docket No. ER01-1440-capacity of the others” (FERC, 2001). Therefore, if an LSE

Creti, Anna; Fabra, Natalia

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Incentive regulation in the electric utility industry. Volume II. Final report  

SciTech Connect

On October 15, 1982, Resource Consulting Group, Inc. (RCG), submitted a draft report to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) titled, Incentive Regulation in the Electric Utility Industry. The FERC distributed the draft report to more than 60 individuals and organizations who were requested to review and comment on the various proposals and recommendations outlined in the report. In response to the FERC's request, 18 organizations submitted formal review comments. This report contains reviewers comments on each of the three programs recommended. The three major incentive programs are: (1) Rate Control Incentive program (RCIP); (2) Construction Cost Control Incentive Program (CCIP); and (3) Automatic Rate Adjustment Mechanism (ARAM).

Goins, D.; Fisher, M.; Smiley, R.; Hass, J.; Ehrenberg, R.

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Microsoft PowerPoint - 04 Melendez Rimando Restructuring of EM...  

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PowerPoint - 04 Melendez Rimando Restructuring of EM Portfolio Briefing 3 March 2010 rev 2 rcvd 8 Mar 1100 Compatibi Microsoft PowerPoint - 04 Melendez Rimando Restructuring of EM...

219

Force Restructuring at the Fernald Environmental Management Project...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Force Restructuring at the Fernald Environmental Management Project, ER-B-96-01 Force Restructuring at the Fernald Environmental Management Project, ER-B-96-01 er-b-96-01.pdf More...

220

Audit of Work Force Restructuring at the Oak Ridge Operations...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Other Agencies You are here Home Audit of Work Force Restructuring at the Oak Ridge Operations Office, ER-B-95-06 Audit of Work Force Restructuring at the Oak Ridge...

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221

Retail Electric Competition: A Blueprint for Consumer Protection...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Response to several FOIA requests - Renewable Energy Restructuring in Retrospect, 2001 REPORT TO CONGRESS ON COMPETITION IN WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MARKETS FOR ELECTRIC ENERGY...

222

Managing market risks in the Australian national electricity market.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The restructuring of many national and state electricity industries over the last two decades has created new sets of laws and regulations, market design and… (more)

Tham, Poh Weng

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Lessons from the California Electricity Crisis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

regulatory decisions by FERC that allowed what was a verypart of this discussion of FERC=s response to the events ofwith recommendations for how FERC should change the way it

Wolak, Frank

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

Restructuring local distribution services: Possibilities and limitations  

SciTech Connect

The restructuring of local distribution services is now the focus of the natural gas industry. It is the last major step in the ``reconstitution`` of the natural gas industry and a critical clement in realizing the full benefits of regulatory and market reforms that already have taken place in the wellhead and interstate markets. It could also be the most important regulatory initiative for most end-use customers because they are affected directly by the costs and reliability of distribution services. Several factors contribute to the current emphasis on distribution service restructuring. They include the unbundling and restructuring of upstream markets, a realization of the limitations of supply-side options (such as gas procurement oversight), and the increased diversity and volatility of gas demand facing local distribution companies. Local distribution service is not one but a series of activities that start with commodity gas procurement and extend to transportation, load balancing, storage, and metering and billing of services provided. There are also considerable differences in the economies of scale and scope associated with these various activities. Thus, a mixture of supply arrangements (such as a competitive market or a monopoly) is required for the most efficient delivery of local distribution services. A distinction must be made between the supply of commodity gas and the provision of a bundled distribution service. This distinction and identification of the best supply arrangements for various distribution service components are the most critical factors in developing appropriate restructuring policies. For most state public utility commissions the criteria for service restructuring should include pursuing the economies of scale and scope in gas distribution, differentiating and matching gas service reliability and quality with customer requirements, and controlling costs associated with the search, negotiation, and contracting of gas services.

Duann, D.J.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Transmission Siting Integrating National Corridor and North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Compliance Requirements  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In national interest electric transmission corridors, the siting process for transmission and distribution rights-of-way follows Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) guidelines. As described in the FERC Permit Process, eminent domain proceedings are not the preferred method of obtaining rights-of-way. The permitting process is rather one of engaging the public through meetings and education to develop siting consensus. This approach requires an in-depth understanding of the primary technical issue...

2010-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

226

Efforts to Harmonize Gas Pipeline Operations with the Demands of the Electricity Sector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A possible future course of action is for pipelines to continue their efforts to provide new services with FERC approval. Over time, pipelines could satisfy power generators by giving them the flexibility and services they desire and for which they are willing to pay. Another possibility is that FERC will enact new rules governing regional electricity markets that would function similarly to nationwide business practices. (author)

Costello, Ken

2006-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

227

Financing investments in renewable energy: The role of policy design and restructuring  

SciTech Connect

The costs of electric power projects utilizing renewable energy technologies are highly sensitive to financing terms. Consequently, as the electricity industry is restructured and new renewables policies are created, it is important for policymakers to consider the impacts of renewables policy design on project financing. This report describes the power plant financing process and provides insights to policymakers on the important nexus between renewables policy design and finance. A cash-flow model is used to estimate the impact of various financing variables on renewable energy costs. Past and current renewable energy policies are then evaluated to demonstrate the influence of policy design on the financing process and on financing costs. The possible impacts of electricity restructuring on power plant financing are discussed and key design issues are identified for three specific renewable energy programs being considered in the restructuring process: (1) surcharge-funded policies; (2) renewables portfolio standards; and (3) green marketing programs. Finally, several policies that are intended to directly reduce financing costs and barriers are analyzed. The authors find that one of the key reasons that renewables policies are not more effective is that project development and financing processes are frequently ignored or misunderstood when designing and implementing renewable energy incentives. A policy that is carefully designed can reduce renewable energy costs dramatically by providing revenue certainty that will, in turn, reduce financing risk premiums.

Wiser, R.; Pickle, S. [Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States). Environmental Energy Technologies Div.

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Preemption of TCCs and Deadweight Loss in Centrally Dispatched Electricity Systems with  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

access to support a competitive electricity market. The FERC proposal defines transmission servicePWP-041 Preemption of TCCs and Deadweight Loss in Centrally Dispatched Electricity Systems.ucei.berkeley.edu/ucei #12;1 Preemption of TCCs and Deadweight Loss in Centrally Dispatched Electricity Systems

California at Berkeley. University of

229

Letter: Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting Activities of the Environmental Management SSABs Letter: Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting Activities of the Environmental Management SSABs From: Assistant Secretary, Jessie H. Roberson (EM-1) To: The Honorable J. Gresham Barrett U.S. House of Representatives This letter is in response to an August 8, 2003 letter regarding Assistant Secretary Roberson's guidance memorandum providing direction for restructuring and managing the procurement mechanisms that support the activities of the Environmental Management (EM) Site Specific Advisory Boards (SSABs). Roberson Letter - September 25, 2003 More Documents & Publications Letter from EM-1, Assistant Secretary, Jessie H. Roberson regarding

230

Letter: Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting Activities of the Environmental Management SSABs Letter: Restructuring & Managing of the Procurement Mechanisms Supporting Activities of the Environmental Management SSABs From: Assistant Secretary, Jessie H. Roberson (EM-1) To: The Honorable J. Gresham Barrett U.S. House of Representatives This letter is in response to an August 8, 2003 letter regarding Assistant Secretary Roberson's guidance memorandum providing direction for restructuring and managing the procurement mechanisms that support the activities of the Environmental Management (EM) Site Specific Advisory Boards (SSABs). Roberson Letter - September 25, 2003 More Documents & Publications Letter from EM-1, Assistant Secretary, Jessie H. Roberson regarding

231

Kansas City Site Office General Workforce Restructuring (2007...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

version Printer-friendly version Facebook Twitter Youtube Flickr General Information Kansas City Site Office General Workforce Restructuring (2007) NEPA Reading Room...

232

A Brief History of the Electricity Industry  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

data and evaluating electricity data and evaluating electricity restructuring James Bushnell University of California Energy Inst. www.ucei.berkeley.edu Outline * Shameless flattery - Why EIA data are so important * Why are people so unhappy? - With electricity restructuring * What EIA data have helped us learn - Production efficiencies - Market efficiency - Market competition - Environmental compliance Why EIA is so important * Important industries undergoing historic changes - Restructuring/deregulation - Environmental regulation and markets * We know much more about these industries than others where data are not collected - And much more than the europeans know about their energy industries * Academics and economists flock to data - Much more "open source" knowledge about the functioning of these markets

233

Former Soviet refineries face modernization, restructuring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A massive modernization and restructuring program is under way in the refining sector of Russia and other former Soviet republics. Economic reforms and resulting economic dislocation following the collapse of the Soviet Union has left refineries in the region grappling with a steep decline and changes in product demand. At the same time, rising oil prices and an aging, dilapidated infrastructure promise a massive shakeout. Even as many refineries in the former Soviet Union (FSU) face possible closure because they are running at a fraction of capacity, a host of revamps, expansions, and grass roots refineries are planned or under way. The paper discusses plans.

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1993-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

234

The Efficiency of Electricity Generation in the U.S. After Restructuri...  

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costs and restructuring has a larger impact on generation than on other segments of the electricity industry, such as transmission and distribution, which are likely to remain...

235

Electricity Merger Policy in the Shadow of Regulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and transmission constraints. FERC’s pivotal supply test forRegulatory Commission (FERC) to assess generator marketRegulatory Commission, 107 FERC ¶61,018, Order on Rehearing

Gilbert, Richard J; Newberry, David M

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Duopoly electricity markets with accurate and inaccurate market goals  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electricity markets are complex systems due to their deregulation and restructuring. We develop an agent-based simulation model for a stylized electricity pool market and simulate the market as a repeated game. An online hill climbing with adjustment ...

Zhi Zhou; Wai Kin Victor Chan; Joe H. Chow; Serhiy Kotsan

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Interdependency of security-constrained electricity and natural gas infrastructures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The electric power generation relies increasingly on the natural gas supply system as additional natural gas-fired power plants are installed in restructured power systems. In this context, the economics and the reliability of electric power and natural ...

Cong Liu / Mohammad Shahidehpour

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

When it comes to Demand Response, is FERC its Own Worst Enemy?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

used outside of the electricity industry because the notionbeen used in the electricity industry and dynamic pricing.conditions. Within the electricity industry various models

Bushnell, James; Hobbs, Benjamin; Wolak, Frank A.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

When it comes to Demand Response, is FERC its Own Worst Enemy?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

from a lower annual electricity bill when they reduce theirhave higher annual electricity bills relative to customershigher annual electricity bills. We again emphasize that

Bushnell, James; Hobbs, Benjamin; Wolak, Frank A.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Issues and Options for Restructuring Electricity Supply Industries  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

guarantees to sustain investment and operations and only then will privatisation improve performance and benefit consumers. The paper discusses the evidence for these claims, the circumstances required for full unbundling and liberalisation to be successful...

Newbery, David

2004-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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241

A Primer on Electric Utilities, Deregulation, and Restructuring...  

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reciprocating engines, steam turbines, and gas turbines. Hydropower plants direct water flow against turbine blades attached to one end of a generator rotor. When the water turns...

242

CSEM WP 117 Vertical Integration in Restructured Electricity Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.M., W.A. Williams, P.C. Thornton, K.P. McLaughlin, C.M. Tobalske, B.A. Maxell, D.P. Hendricks, C.M. Hart, J.C. Winne, W.A. Williams, P.C. Thornton, Z. Ma, C.M. Tobalske, M.M. Thornton, K.P. McLaughlin, T

California at Berkeley. University of

243

An Equilibrium Model of Investment in Restructured Electricity Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

construction of a large baseload plant (say 1000 MW) in asubstantial capacity of baseload, mid-merit, and peakingbe able to lower their baseload costs with new investment.

Bushnell, Jim B; Ishii, Jun

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Electric  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Average Retail Price of Electricity to ... Period Residential Commercial Industrial ... or usage falling within specified limits by rate ...

245

Are state renewable feed-in tariff initiatives truly throttled by Federal statutes after the FERC California decision?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For the last few years, several local and state governments have adopted ''feed-in tariffs'' to promote development of dispersed, small-scale renewable generation through incentive pricing. Most FITs are intended to stimulate development of small solar or renewable energy facilities. In July, FERC issued a decision restating that the Federal Power Act and PURPA 210, not state (or local) legislation, govern the price that local utilities may pay under FITs. (author)

Yaffe, David P.

2010-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

246

Smart Metering and Electricity Demand: Technology, Economics and International Experience  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for overall levels of advanced metering in both the electricity and gas sectors (FERC, 2006). Comparing countries and regions is a difficult task, however, because there is no single definition of what it means for a meter or a metering system...

Brophy Haney, A; Jamasb, Tooraj; Pollitt, Michael G.

247

Demand Response: An UntappedDemand Response: An Untapped Resource for Western ElectricityResource for Western Electricity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Information Administration, Form EIA-861 Database. #12;Energy Analysis Department Significant cost@lbl.gov FERC Western Energy Infrastructure Conference Denver, Colorado July 30, 2003 #12;Energy Analysis value of demand-side for electricity markets - Short-term Load Management - Dynamic Pricing - Energy

248

Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions Grid of the Future White Paper on  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

LBNL-45272 Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions Grid of the Future White Paper under the emerging competitive electricity market structure.1 In so doing, the white papers build upon Commission (FERC) orders 888 and 889.2 The six white papers represent the final step prior to the preparation

249

Canadian Electrical Association Petition  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF ELECTRICITY DELIVERY AND ENERGY RELIABILITY TransAlta Energy Marketing (U.S.) Inc. ) Docket No. EA-216-C PROTEST OF THE CANADIAN ELECTRICITY ASSOCIATION AND THE ELECTRIC POWER SUPPLY ASSOCIATION TO SIERRA CLUB'S NOTICE OF INTERVENTION AND MOTION TO INTERVENE Pursuant to Section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act ("FPA"), 16 U.s.c. § 824(e) (2006) and § 385.211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's ("FERC") Rules of Practice and Procedure, the Canadian Electricity Association ("CEA") and the Electric Power Supply Association ("EPSA") hereby submit this filing in protest to Sierra Club's Notice ofIntervention and Motion to Intervene and in support of TransAlta Energy Marketing (U.S

250

Electricity  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Electricity is an essential part of modern life. The Energy Department is working to create technology solutions that will reduce our energy use and save Americans money.

251

Natural Gas Utility Restructuring and Customer Choice Act (Montana)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

These regulations apply to natural gas utilities that have restructured in order to acquire rate-based facilities. The regulations address customer choice offerings by natural gas utilities, which...

252

The Effectiveness of FERC's Transmission Policy: Is Transmission Used Efficiently and When Is It Scarce?*  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, for example, when a region with peak electricity demand in the summer is located near another region with peak demand in the winter. More generally, the vintage, technology, and fuel source of electricity plants to efficiently handle geographically dispersed electricity demand and supply sources arguably make electricity

Najjar, Raymond

253

Electricity markets in the western United States  

SciTech Connect

This article introduces the use of rigorous econometric tools to understand the geographic scope of the market for generation services. These tools are applied to data from the current wholesale electricity market in the western United States. The behavior of the current wholesale electricity market and the methods used to assess the expanse of the geographic market in the current wholesale electricity market can go a long way toward informing the discussion of pricing behavior and performance in a restructured electricity industry. First, the current wholesale electricity market is already effectively unregulated and suffers from the same technical complexities that face a retail electricity market. Consequently, understanding the supply and demand conditions that cause the extent of the geographic market for generation services to narrow in the current wholesale electricity market can shed light on which times the geographic expanse of the market may narrow in a restructures electricity market. Second, the techniques developed in this paper to assess the extent of the current wholesale electricity market can be applied readily to a restructured electricity market. Finally, because market conditions in the electricity industry are likely to change significantly in the next few years, as the structure of the electricity sector changes dramatically, this analysis of the geographic expanse of the market can provide a useful benchmark against which to compare post-restructuring wholesale price relationships.

Bailey, E.M.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

ELECTRIC  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

ELECTRIC cdrtrokArJclaeT 3 I+ &i, y I &OF I*- j< t j,fci..- ir )(yiT E-li, ( -,v? Cl -p4.4 RESEARCH LABORATORIES EAST PITTSBURGH, PA. 8ay 22, 1947 Mr. J. Carrel Vrilson...

255

NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report The following information represents a partial sequence of events based upon Reliability Coordinator information available to NERC. It is not clear if these events caused the event or were a consequence of other events. NERC is establishing teams to study the event and will coordinate with FERC, DOE, the industry and others. NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report More Documents & Publications North American Electric Reliability Council Power Outage Update North American Electric Reliability Council Outage Announcement U.S. - Canada Power System Outage Task Force: Final Report on the

256

Assessing the viability of the bundled energy efficiency/electricity supply business model.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The restructuring of the U.S. electricity economy has enabled the emergence of a unique form of energy efficiency provision, the bundled energy efficiency/electricity supply contract.… (more)

Benson, C.L.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

ELECTRIC  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

ELECTRIC ELECTRIC cdrtrokArJclaeT 3 I+ &i, y$ \I &OF I*- j< t j,fci..- ir )(yiT !E-li, ( \-,v? Cl -p/4.4 RESEARCH LABORATORIES EAST PITTSBURGH, PA. 8ay 22, 1947 Mr. J. Carrel Vrilson General ?!!mager Atomic Qxzgy Commission 1901 Constitution Avenue Kashington, D. C. Dear Sir: In the course of OUT nuclenr research we are planning to study the enc:ri;y threshold anti cross section for fission. For thib program we require a s<>piAroted sample of metallic Uranium 258 of high purity. A quantity of at lezst 5 grams would probably be sufficient for our purpose, and this was included in our 3@icntion for license to the Atonic Energy Coskqission.. This license has been approved, 2nd rre would Llp!Jreciate informztion as to how to ?r*oceed to obtain thit: m2teria.l.

258

The Gas/Electric Partnership  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The electric and gas industries are each in the process of restructuring and "converging" toward one mission: providing energy. Use of natural gas in generating electric power and use of electricity in transporting natural gas will increase as this occurs. Through an Electric Power Research Institute initiative, an inter-industry organization, the Gas/Electric Partnership, has formed between the electric utilities and gas pipelines. The initial focus of this partnership is to explore issues of culture, technology, and economics in using electric motor driven compressors for moving gas to market.

Schmeal, W. R.; Royall, D.; Wrenn, K. F. Jr.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Comprehensive Electricity Competition Act: A Comparison of Model Results, The  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

This report describes EIA's use of the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) to evaluate the effects of the Administration's restructuring proposal using the parameter settings and assumptions from the Policy Office Electricity Modeling System (POEMS) analysis.

Andy S. Kydes

1999-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Modelling commodity prices in the Australian National Electricity Market.  

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??Beginning in the early 1990s several countries, including Australia, have pursued programs of deregulation and restructuring of their electricity supply industries. Dissatisfaction with state-run monopoly… (more)

Thomas, S

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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261

FIRST PRICE AND SECOND PRICE AUCTION MODELLING FOR ENERGY CONTRACTS IN LATIN AMERICAN ELECTRICITY MARKETS  

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demand growth. Current electricity market designs are being reviewed to avoid supply difficulties concept, named "capacity tag" for each plant is being proposed and in the FERC/EU direc- tives in the US INTERRUPTED MARKETS OPERATING COUNTRIES WITH POWER ADJUSTMENTS INTHE REFORM PROCESS INTERESTED INTHE NEW

Rudnick, Hugh

262

Volumetric Hedging in Electricity Procurement Department of Industrial Engineering  

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Volumetric Hedging in Electricity Procurement Yumi Oum Department of Industrial Engineering electricity service at regulated prices in restructured electricity markets, face price and quantity risk. We in the electricity industry has put high price risk on market partici- pants, particularly on load serving entities

263

NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report The following information represents a partial sequence of events based upon Reliability Coordinator information available to NERC. It is not clear if these events caused the event or were a consequence of other events. NERC is establishing teams to study the event and will coordinate with FERC, DOE, the industry and others. NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL: Preliminary Disturbance Report More Documents & Publications North American Electric Reliability Council Power Outage Update Blackout 2003: Final Report on the August 14, 2003 Blackout in the United States and Canada: Causes and Recommendations

264

USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Washington, D.C., July 8-10, 2004 Testing the Reliability of FERC's Wholesale Power Market Platform  

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@iastate.edu Abstract: In April 2003 the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed the Wholesale Power Market the Reliability of FERC's Wholesale Power Market Platform: An Agent-Based Computational Economics Approach Deddy-1070 Corresponding Author: Leigh Tesfatsion, Professor of Economics and Mathematics Address/Contact Information

Tesfatsion, Leigh

265

Free trade and freer petchems drive Mexican restructuring  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

When Mexico first opened up its protected markets in 1987 by cutting import tariffs, it thrust the chemical industry into a phase of change. Now, with the advent of the North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA) and the liberalization of petrochemicals by state oil group Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), restructuring has moved up a gear.

Wood, A.

1992-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

266

Inventing the future of reliability: FERC's recent orders and the consolidation of reliability authority  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 established mandatory reliability standard enforcement under a system in which the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Electric Reliability Organization would have their own spheres of responsibility and authority. Recent orders, however, reflect the Commission's frustration with the reliability standard drafting process and suggest that the Electric Reliability Organization's discretion is likely to receive less deference in the future. (author)

Skees, J. Daniel

2010-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

267

Deregulation and environmental differentiation in the electric utility industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Energy. 1998-2000. FERC 1 Survey. Washington, DC: FederalCommission Form Number 1 (FERC Form 1; United StatesProtection Agency, 2002). The FERC Form 1, the Annual Report

Delmas, M; Russo, M V; Montes-Sancho, M J

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Deregulation and Resource Reconfiguration In The Electric Utility Industry  

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of Energy. 1998-2000. FERC 1 Survey. Washington, DC: Federal2002), from 1998 to 2000. The FERC Form 1, the Annual ReportRegulatory Commission (FERC). EGRID aggregates the data from

Delmas, Magali; Russo, Michael V.; Montes-Sancho, Maria J.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

DEREGULATION AND RESOURCE RECONFIGURATION IN THE ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY  

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of Energy. 1998-2000. FERC 1 Survey. Washington, DC: Federal2002), from 1998 to 2000. The FERC Form 1, the Annual ReportRegulatory Commission (FERC). EGRID aggregates the data from

Delmas, Magali A; Russo, Michael V.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

Electricity transmission congestion costs: A review of recent reports  

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Transmission Grid Study. FERC (Federal Energy RegulatoryLuong and Udi Helman (FERC), Frances Wood (Onlocation),ii Acronyms CAISO CRR DOE ECP FERC FTR ISO ISO-NE LMP MW MWh

Lesieutre, Bernard C.; Eto, Joseph H.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Electric retail market options: The customer perspective  

SciTech Connect

This report describes various options that are now available for retail electric customers, or that may become available during the next few years as the electric utility industry restructures. These options include different ways of meeting demand for energy services, different providers of service or points of contact with providers, and different pricing structures for purchased services. Purpose of this document is to examine these options from the customer`s perspective: how might being a retail electric customer in 5--10 years differ from now? Seizing opportunities to reduce cost of electric service is likely to entail working with different service providers; thus, transaction costs are involved. Some of the options considered are speculative. Some transitional options include relocation, customer-built/operated transmission lines, municipalization, self-generation, and long-term contracts with suppliers. All these may change or diminish in a restructured industry. Brokers seem likely to become more common unless restructuring takes the form of mandatory poolcos (wholesale). Some options appear robust, ie, they are likely to become more common regardless of how restructuring is accomplished: increased competition among energy carriers (gas vs electric), real-time pricing, etc. This report identified some of the qualitative differences among the various options. For customers using large amounts of electricity, different alternatives are likely to affect greatly service price, transaction costs, tailoring service to customer preferences, and risks for customer. For retail customers using small amounts of electricity, there may be little difference among the options except service price.

Hadley, S.W.; Hillsman, E.L.

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Restructuring, Tight Budgets and Executive Order 13123 Create New Incentives to Reduce Waste in Federal Industrial Facilities  

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This paper discusses the positive impact that electric utility industry restructuring, a reduction in the size of government operations, and the recent Presidential Executive Order 13123 should have on energy use in Federal industrial facilities. The Federal government is the single largest U.S. consumer of energy. Federal industrial and energy intensive operations cost the taxpayer $600 million in FY 1998 and were exempt from mandatory energy reduction goals. Executive Order 13123 requires Federal agencies to reduce energy consumption in industrial and laboratory facilities by 25% by 2010 relative to 1990 levels and sets mandatory goals for energy intensive operations.

Verdict, M. E.

2000-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts  

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Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts Print Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts Print Catalytic systems based on bimetallic particles with controlled size, composition, and structure dispersed on a high-surface-area support are widely used for catalytic reforming, pollution control, alcohol oxidation, and electrocatalysis in fuel cells. Owing to the nanoscale size of the particles, the modification of the surface structure and composition that may occur when reaction conditions change can have dramatic effects on catalyst activity and selectivity. Working at the ALS, a University of California, Berkeley-Berkeley Lab group has used an ambient-pressure x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (APXPS) apparatus to demonstrate that bimetallic nanoparticle catalysts can undergo profound structural and chemical changes in response to reactive environments at ambient pressures, thereby opening the way for engineering catalysts with enhanced activity and selectivity.

274

Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts  

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Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts Print Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts Print Catalytic systems based on bimetallic particles with controlled size, composition, and structure dispersed on a high-surface-area support are widely used for catalytic reforming, pollution control, alcohol oxidation, and electrocatalysis in fuel cells. Owing to the nanoscale size of the particles, the modification of the surface structure and composition that may occur when reaction conditions change can have dramatic effects on catalyst activity and selectivity. Working at the ALS, a University of California, Berkeley-Berkeley Lab group has used an ambient-pressure x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (APXPS) apparatus to demonstrate that bimetallic nanoparticle catalysts can undergo profound structural and chemical changes in response to reactive environments at ambient pressures, thereby opening the way for engineering catalysts with enhanced activity and selectivity.

275

Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts  

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Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts Print Reaction-Driven Restructuring of Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts Print Catalytic systems based on bimetallic particles with controlled size, composition, and structure dispersed on a high-surface-area support are widely used for catalytic reforming, pollution control, alcohol oxidation, and electrocatalysis in fuel cells. Owing to the nanoscale size of the particles, the modification of the surface structure and composition that may occur when reaction conditions change can have dramatic effects on catalyst activity and selectivity. Working at the ALS, a University of California, Berkeley-Berkeley Lab group has used an ambient-pressure x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (APXPS) apparatus to demonstrate that bimetallic nanoparticle catalysts can undergo profound structural and chemical changes in response to reactive environments at ambient pressures, thereby opening the way for engineering catalysts with enhanced activity and selectivity.

276

Transmission Infrastructure: FERC’s Role  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

... Approved by state siting authority Nexus Test Project must demonstrate a nexus between the incentive sought and the investment made The total package of ...

277

Deregulating and regulatory reform in the U.S. electric power sector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper discusses the evolution of wholesale and retail competition in the U.S electricity sector and associated industry restructuring and regulatory reforms. It begins with a discussion of the industry structure and ...

Joskow, Paul L.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

NETL: News Release - DOE Announces Restructured Approach to FutureGen  

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30, 2008 DOE Announces Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate Carbon Capture and Storage Technology at Multiple Clean Coal Plants Affirms Commitment to Clean Coal...

279

Petition of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation for  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(NERC) submitted a filing seeking FERC approval of an interpretation of Reliability Standards CIP-001-1 — Cyber Security — Sabotage Reporting, Requirement R2. 2. This filing is in accordance with 18 C.F.R. § 39.5 and Section 215(d)(1) of the Federal Power Act, which allows the Electric Reliability Organization to file a modification to a reliability standard with FERC for approval. No modification to the language contained in this specific requirement is being proposed through the interpretation. The filing consists of the developed interpretation, the Reliability Standards CIP-001-1 which includes the appended interpretation, a complete development record of the interpretation, and a roster of the interpretation development team. 3. This interpretation was approved by the NERC Board of Trustees February 16, 2010. The interpretation requested clarification of the “appropriate parties ” to whom RCs, BAs, TOs, GOs and LSEs must communicate information concerning sabotage events. The interpretation states that the term refers collectively to

Rebecca J. Michael

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Strategic plan for the restructured US fusion energy sciences program  

SciTech Connect

This plan reflects a transition to a restructured fusion program, with a change in focus from an energy technology development program to a fusion energy sciences program. Since the energy crisis of the early 1970`s, the U.S. fusion program has presented itself as a goal- oriented fusion energy development program, with milestones that required rapidly increasing budgets. The Energy Policy Act of 1992 also called for a goal-oriented development program consistent with the Department`s planning. Actual funding levels, however, have forced a premature narrowing of the program to the tokamak approach. By 1995, with no clear, immediate need driving the schedule for developing fusion energy and with enormous pressure to reduce discretionary spending, Congress cut fusion program funding for FY 1996 by one-third and called for a major restructuring of the program. Based on the recommendations of the Fusion Energy Advisory Committee (FEAC), the Department has decided to pursue a program that concentrates on world-class plasma, science, and on maintaining an involvement in fusion energy science through international collaboration. At the same time, the Japanese and Europeans, with energy situations different from ours, are continuing with their goal- oriented fusion programs. Collaboration with them provides a highly leveraged means of continued involvement in fusion energy science and technology, especially through participation in the engineering and design activities of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor program, ITER. This restructured fusion energy sciences program, with its focus on fundamental fusion science and technology, may well provide insights that lead to more attractive fusion power plants, and will make use of the scientific infrastructure that will allow the United States to launch a fusion energy development program at some future date.

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamic performance of restructured wholesale power markets with learning generation companies: an agent-based test bed study.  

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??In April 2003, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) proposed a new market design for U.S. wholesale power markets. Core features of this design… (more)

Li, Hongyan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Dynamic Pricing and Learning in Electricity Markets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We analyze the price-formation process in an infinite-horizon oligopoly model where hydroelectric generators engage in dynamic price-based competition. The analysis focuses on the role of "indifference" prices, i.e., prices that equate the gains from ... Keywords: Dynamic auctions, Economics, Games: stochastic, Natural resources: energy, Noncooperative, Restructured electricity markets, Water resources

Alfredo Garcia; Enrique Campos-Nańez; James Reitzes

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Reliability of the U.S. electric system -- Recent trends and current issues  

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Reliability costs. November. FERC. 2000. Order No. 2000-A:Reliability Legislation and FERC's New RTO Orders. http://ECAR EMF ERCOT FACTS FCITC FERC FRCC G&T HV IEEE LOLE MAAC

Osborn, Julie; Kawann, Cornelia

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Market Structure and Competition: A Cross-Market Analysis of U.S. Electricity Deregulation  

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Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) concluded that the ?awedcrises in that state. 1 The FERC is currently working on aelectricity markets to adopt. The FERC has stated that it is

Bushnell, James; Mansur, Erin T.; Saravia, Celeste

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Inefficiencies and Market Power in Financial Arbitrage: A Study of California's Electricity Markets  

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Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) (2003). “Final Report oninternal memos released to the FERC described this as the “demand through the PX (see FERC, 2003, p. VI-24). After the

Borenstein, Severin; Bushnell, James; Knittel, Christopher R.; Wolfram, Catherine

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Inefficiencies and Market Power in Financial Arbitrage: A Study of California’s Electricity Markets  

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Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) (2003). “Final Report oninternal memos released to the FERC described this as the “demand through the PX (see FERC, 2003, p. VI-24). After the

Borenstein, Severin; Bushnell, James; Wolfram, Catherine D

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

An Analysis of the DER Adoption Climate in Japan Using Optimization Results for Prototype Buildings with U.S. Comparisons  

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Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulations, individualor heat. In the U.S. , FERC has an alternative definitionof efficiency defined as: FERC Efficiency = [ Electrical

Zhou, Nan; Marnay, Chris; Firestone, Ryan; Gao, Weijun; Nishida, Masaru

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Ex Ante and Ex Post Designs for Electric Market Mitigation: Past and Present Experience and Lessons from California  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Restructuring in electric power sectors took asignificant step backward in the summer of 2000 whenwholesale and retail markets in California experiencedstaggering price increases that continued through June of2001. During this period, California suppliers ...

Richard D. Tabors; Judith B. Cardell

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Assessing the maintainability benefits of design restructuring using dependency analysis  

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Software developers and project managers often have to assess the quality of software design. A commonly adopted hypothesis is that a good design should cost less to maintain than a poor design. In this paper, we propose a model for quantifying the quality of a design from a maintainability perspective. Based on this model, we propose a novel strategy for predicting the “Return on Investment ” (ROI) for possible design restructurings using procedure-level dependency analysis. We demonstrate this approach with two exploratory Java case studies. Our results show that common low-level source code transformations change the system dependency structure in a beneficial way, allowing recovery of the initial refactoring investment over a number of maintenance activities. 1.

Robert Leitch; Eleni Stroulia

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

A review of market monitoring activities at U.S. independent system operators  

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Electricity Journal, July. FERC 1999. “Regional Transmissionelectric/indus-act/rto.asp FERC’s 2002 NOPR RM01-12-000. “Market Power Mitigation,” FERC Electric rate Schedule No. 7,

Goldman, Charles; Lesieutre, Bernie C.; Bartholomew, Emily

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Electricity Markets: Should the Rest of the World Adopt the UK Reforms?  

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PWP-069 Electricity Markets: Should the Rest of the World Adopt the UK Reforms? Catherine D;1 Electricity Markets: Should the Rest of the World Adopt the UK Reforms?1 By Catherine D. Wolfram2 Britain was one of the first countries to liberalize its electricity industry when it restructured and privatized

California at Berkeley. University of

292

Market Power in California Electricity Markets Severin Borenstein, James Bushnell, Edward Kahn, and  

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PWP-036 Market Power in California Electricity Markets Severin Borenstein, James Bushnell, Edward;Market Power in California Electricity Markets Severin Borenstein, James Bushnell, Edward Kahn and Steven Abstract As the electricity industry in California undergoes a process of fundamental restructuring

California at Berkeley. University of

293

Pricing and Hedging Electricity Supply Contracts: a Case with Tolling Agreements  

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Pricing and Hedging Electricity Supply Contracts: a Case with Tolling Agreements Shi-Jie Deng Email Customized electric power contracts catering to specific business and risk management needs have gained increasing popularity among large energy firms in the restructured electricity in- dustry. A tolling

294

Array Based Java Source Code Obfuscation Using Classes with Restructured Arrays  

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Array restructuring operations obscure arrays. Our work aims on java source code obfuscation containing arrays. Our main proposal is Classes with restructured array members and obscured member methods for setting, getting array elements and to get the length of arrays. The class method definition codes are obscured through index transformation and constant hiding. The instantiated objects of these classes are used for source code writing. A tool named JDATATRANS is developed for generating classes and to the best of our knowledge this is the first tool available for array restructuring, on java source codes.

Sivadasan, Praveen

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

FERC Pleading Template  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Rapid Response Team for Transmission OE Docket No. RRTT-IR-001 COMMENTS OF TRANSMISSION ACCESS POLICY STUDY GROUP The Transmission Access Policy Study Group ("TAPS") appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Department of Energy's ("Department") February 27, 2012 request for information concerning incongruent development timelines for generation and transmission. 1 As the RFI explains, "[t]he differential in development times between generation and transmission creates a Catch-22 that inhibits the development of both." Id. at 11,517. TAPS welcomes the Department's leadership in addressing this problem.

296

FERC Pleading Template  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

13 Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Order Issuing an HVTL Route Permit to Xcel Energy and Great River Energy, In re N. States Power Co., Docket No. TL-09-246,...

297

FERC Pleading Template  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

10 Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Order Issuing an HVTL Route Permit to Xcel Energy and Great River Energy, In re N. States Power Co., Docket No. TL-09-246,...

298

Douglas Hale  

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Hale Hale 1 Cyclotron Road MS 90-4000 Berkeley CA 94720 (510) 486-6095 DHale@lbl.gov This publications database is an ongoing project, and not all Division publications are represented here yet. Publications 2006 Eto, Joseph H., Douglas R. Hale, and Bernard C. Lesieutre. "Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies: A Review of Recent Benefit-Cost Studies of RTOs." The Electricity Journal 19, no. 10 (2006). Download: PDF (170.44 KB) 2005 Eto, Joseph H., Bernard C. Lesieutre, and Douglas R. Hale. A Review of Recent RTO Benefit-Cost Studies: Toward More Comprehensive Assessments of FERC Electricity Restructuring Policies., 2005. Download: PDF (196.15 KB) This Speaker's Seminars Electricity Transmission in a Restructured Industry: Data Needs for Public Policy Analysis

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DOE Takes Next Steps with Restructured FutureGen Approach | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

with Restructured FutureGen Approach with Restructured FutureGen Approach DOE Takes Next Steps with Restructured FutureGen Approach May 7, 2008 - 11:30am Addthis Announces Draft Solicitation for Multiple Commercial-Scale Clean Coal Plants with Sequestration WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released a draft Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit public input on the demonstration of multiple commercial-scale Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) or other clean coal power plants with cutting-edge carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology under the Department's restructured FutureGen approach. The draft solicitation outlines the planned scope of the project, evaluation criteria, terms and conditions, and cost sharing requirements for public-private cooperation under FutureGen.

300

HigHligHts Fossil Energy Techline, "DOE Announces Restructured FutureGen  

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Announces Restructured FutureGen Announces Restructured FutureGen Approach to Demonstrate Carbon Capture and Storage Technology at Multiple Clean Coal Plants." On January 30, US Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman announced a restructured approach to the FutureGen project, which involves the demonstration of carbon capture and storage (CCS) t e c h n o l o g y a t s e v e r a l commercial-scale Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plants. The US Department of Energy (DOE) said that the reorganized approach caps their financing at no more than the plant's CCS component, allowing for plants to be operational as early as 2015. Under this restructured approach, DOE believes that at least twice the amount of carbon dioxide

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301

Restructuring the urban neighborhood : the dialogue between image and ideology in Phoenix Hill, Louisville, Kentucky  

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This thesis addresses the problems of restructuring the urban neighborhood as specifically applied to the Phoenix Hill community in Louisville, Kentucky. Theory and concepts are briefly presented as a basis for design ...

Isaacs, Mark Andrew

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

State electricity profiles, March 1999  

SciTech Connect

Due to the role electricity plays in the Nation`s economic and social well-being, interested parties have been following the electric power industry`s transition by keeping abreast of the restructuring and deregulation events that are taking place almost daily. Much of the attention centers around the States and how they are restructuring the business of electricity supply within their respective jurisdictions. This report is designed to profile each State and the District of Columbia regarding not only their current restructuring activities, but also their electricity generation and concomitant statistics from 1986 through 1996. Included are data on a number of subject areas including generating capability, generation, revenues, fuel use, capacity factor for nuclear plants, retail sales, and pollutant emissions. Although the Energy Information Administration (EIA) publishes this type of information, there is a lack of a uniform overview for each individual State. This report is intended to help fill that gap and also to serve as a framework for more detailed studies. In addition to basic statistics in tables and graphs, a textual section is provided for each State, discussing some of the points relative to electricity production that are noteworthy in, or unique to, that particular State. Also, each State is ranked according to the place it holds, as compared to the rest of the states, in various relevant areas, such as its average price of electricity per kilowatthour, its population, and its emissions of certain atmospheric pollutants. The final chapter covers the Nation as a whole. 451 figs., 520 tabs.

1999-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Audit of work force restructuring at the Fernald Environmental Management Project  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Department of Energy (Department) restructured its work force at the Fernald Environmental Management Project (Fernald Project) to reduce staffing levels and to modify the mix of workers` skills in response to budget cuts, facility closures, and changes in the Fernald Project`s mission. The objective of this audit was to determine whether the work force restructurings were effective in reducing staffing levels and in changing the mix of workers` skills. As of September 30, 1995, the restructurings were not effective in reducing staffing levels or in improving the mix of workers` skills. The Fernald Environmental Restoration Management Corporation (FERMCO) spent $2.9 million to separate 255 employees in October 1993. However, by September 30, 1994, all but 14 of the employees separated were either rehired or replaced by new employees with similar skills. The second restructuring began in October 1994 and is not expected to be completed until May 1996. The Department expects the second restructuring to reduce FERMCO`s work force by 476 employees at a cost of $12.9 million. However, since the second restructuring began, FERMCO has hired 265 new employees and at September 30, 1995, had open job announcements seeking 82 additional employees. Many of these new employees have essentially the same skills as employees who separated under the two restructurings. The Department`s objectives were not met because the Fernald Area Office did not (1) require FERMCO to perform the skills analysis necessary to identify which employees were needed to perform the Fernald Project`s current mission, and (2) effectively monitor FERMCO`s restructuring efforts to ensure that the Department`s objectives were met.

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1996-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

304

Electric Vehicle and Infrastructure Codes and Standards Chart (Revised) (Fact Sheet), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Dispensing Dispensing Infrastructure NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. CONTROLLING AUTHORITIES: State and Federal Energy Regulatory Commissions CONTROLLING AUTHORITIES: Local Building and Fire Departments CONTROLLING AUTHORITIES: DOT/NHTS Many standards development organizations (SDOs) are working to develop codes and standards needed for the utilization of alternative fuel vehicle technologies. This chart shows the SDOs responsible for leading the support and development of key codes and standards for electric. Electric Vehicle and Infrastructure Codes and Standards Chart Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. FERC Federal Energy

305

STEMS Demo Software, Version 1.5: Short-Term Electricity Market Simulator Demo  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Short-Term Electricity Market Simulator (STEMS) Demo software version 1.5 allows the user to study the realistic behavior of a short-term electricity market using a detailed model of the power system and realistic bidding and market clearing mechanisms to emulate the behavior of various market designs, including the FERC Standard Market Design and the California MD02 design. The STEMS Demo software version 1.5 allows the user to study a short-term electricity market. It combines the functionality of ...

2003-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

306

Scenario Generation for Price Forecasting in Restructured Wholesale Power Markets  

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In current restructured wholesale power markets, the short length of time series for prices makes it difficult to use empirical price data to test existing price forecasting tools and to develop new price forecasting tools. This study therefore proposes a two-stage approach for generating simulated price scenarios based on the available price data. The first stage consists of an Autoregressive Moving Average (ARMA) model for determining scenarios of cleared demands and scheduled generator outages (D&O), and a moment-matching method for reducing the number of D&O scenarios to a practical scale. In the second stage, polynomials are fitted between D&O and wholesale power prices in order to obtain price scenarios for a specified time frame. Time series data from the Midwest ISO (MISO) are used as a test system to validate the proposed approach. The simulation results indicate that the proposed approach is able to generate price scenarios for distinct seasons with empirically realistic characteristics.

Qun Zhou; Leigh Tesfatsion; Chen-Ching Liu

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Updating the Electric Grid: An Introduction to Non-Transmission  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Updating the Electric Grid: Updating the Electric Grid: An Introduction to Non-Transmission Alternatives for Policymakers Prepared by The National Council on Electricity Policy September 2009 NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ELECTRICITY POLICY MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS The National Council on Electricity Policy (National Council) is a unique venture between the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO), the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) and the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA). The National Council also includes participation by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA). Established in

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Winning in electricity generation  

SciTech Connect

Should you be a buyer or a seller of generation? In general, spot buyers should do very well, while many generation owners will be fortunate to recover their stranded costs. Successful generators will capitalize on superior operating performance and market knowledge. The smartest natural gas strategy in the early 1980`s was to short natural gas. Will this lesson of restructuring be written again of the electricity generation business of the late 1990`s? The authors will examine whether and how winners might emerge in the generation business of the future. The U.S. electric generation market, already marked by intense competition for new capacity and industrial demand, will become even more competitive as it makes the transition from regulated local monopoly to marketbased commodity pricing. At risk is up to $150 billion of shareholder equity and the future viability of half of the country`s investor-owned utilities. The winners in year 2005 will be those who early on developed strategies that simultaneously recovered existing generation investments while restructuring their asset portfolios and repositioning their plants to compete in the new market. Losers will have spent the time mired in indecision, their strategies ultimately forced upon them by regulators or competitors.

Hashimoto, L. [McKinsey & Co., Los Angeles, CA (United States)] [McKinsey & Co., Los Angeles, CA (United States); Jansen, P. [McKinsey & Co., San Francisco, CA (United States)] [McKinsey & Co., San Francisco, CA (United States); Geyn, G. van [McKinsey & Co., Toronto (Canada)] [McKinsey & Co., Toronto (Canada)

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Loads Providing Ancillary Services: Review of International Experience  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

AESP Brown Bag Seminar, April 18. FERC 2002a. StandardizedService and Wholesale Electric Market Design, FERC WorkingPaper FERC, March. FERC 2005. Principles for Efficient and

Heffner, Grayson

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California Customer Load Reductions during the Electricity Crisis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Environmental Energy Technologies Division May 2002 http://eetd.lbl.gov/ea/EMS/EMS_pubs.html Work reported here was funded by the Electricity Restructuring and Transmission Reliability Programs of the Assistant Secretary of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office of Power Technologies of the U.S. Department of Energy

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Electrical engineering Electricity  

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generation Transmission Distribution · Electrical generators · Electric motors · High voltage engineering associated with the systems Electrical engineering · Electric power generation Transmission Distribution The electricity transported to load locations from a power station transmission subsystem The transmission system

Ă?nay, Devrim

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Real Options Valuation of U.S. Federal Renewable Energy Research, Development, Demonstration, and Deployment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Research Conference on Electricity Industry Restructuring.Research Conference on Electricity Industry Restructuring,Research Conference on Electricity Industry Restructuring,

Siddiqui, Afzal S.; Marnay, Chris; Wiser, Ryan H.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Trends In U.S. Electric Power Transmission  

SciTech Connect

The report provides an overview of the changes that are occurring in the industry to implement the goals of improved reliability and reduced congestion costs. As the electric industry works to become a more efficient market, transmission stands as a key link between the competitive generation and the regulated distribution sectors. In this role as a key link, transmission is a major focus of government efforts to improve reliability and reduce congestion costs. The scope of the report is to analyze the dominant reliability, investment, siting, and competition/open access trends that are occurring in the domestic electric transmission industry. Topics covered include: the impact of the 2003 Northeast blackout on reliability rules; the move from voluntary to mandatory reliability standards; the advent of real-time transmission system monitoring; ISO/RTO efforts to improve system reliability; the drivers of government intervention in transmission investment; the move towards incentive-based rates for transmission investment; legislative and regulatory efforts to spur transmission investment to support renewable energy resources; the emergence of merchant transmission; the need for federal backstop authority on regional transmission projects; the designation of national interest electric transmission corridors; FERC Orders on siting transmission; the need for changes in open access and competition regulations; FERC efforts to increase open access and competition; legislative efforts to increase competition; and, current competitive issues in the industry.

NONE

2007-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

314

Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

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BIOMASS POWER AND STATE RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES UNDERBIOMASS PROVISIONS IN STATE RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES Ofthe 17 states that have adopted renewable energy policy

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Has Restructuring Improved Operating Efficiency at U.S. Electricity Generating Plants?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the number of utility rate cases dropped dramatically in theplants. An investor-owned utility files a rate case with theto hear new rate cases, enabling utilities to capture the

Fabrizio, Kira; Rose, Nancy; Wolfram, Catherine

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Ratepayer-Funded Energy-Efficiency Programs in a Restructured Electricity  

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of the ACEEE 199 4 Summer Study on Energy Ef ficiency in Buildings . 3.67-3.76. Washington, DC: American in Buildings. 8.77-8.87. Washington, DC: American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. . Hirst, E., and J." Proceedings ACEEE 1994 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings . 6.157-6.166. Washington, DC: American

317

Financing End-Use Solar Technologies in a Restructured Electricity Industry  

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Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Office of Utility Technologies, Office of Energy Management Division

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The roles of antitrust law and regulatory oversight in the restructured electricity industry  

SciTech Connect

The introduction of retail wheeling is changing the roles of regulators and the courts. When states unbundle the vertically integrated investor-owned utility (IOU) into generation companies, transmission companies, and distribution companies, antitrust enforcement and policy setting by the state public utility/service commissions (PUCs) will be paramount. As was seen in the deregulation of the airline industry, vigorous enforcement of antitrust laws by the courts and proper policy setting by the regulators are the keys to a successful competitive market. Many of the problems raised in the airline deregulation movement came about due to laxity in correcting clear antitrust violations and anti-competitive conditions before they caused damage to the market. As retail wheeling rolls out, it is critical for state PUCs to become attuned to these issues and, most of all, to have staff trained in these disciplines. The advent of retail wheeling changes the application of the State Action Doctrine and, in turn, may dramatically alter the role of the state PUC--meaning antitrust law and regulatory oversight must step in to protect competitors and consumers from monopolistic abuse.

Glazer, C.A.; Little, M.B.

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Independent transmission system operators and their role in maintaining reliability in a restructured electric power industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes the current status of proposals to form Independent System Operators (ISOs) to operate high-voltage transmission systems in the United States and reviews their potential role in maintaining bulk power system reliability. As background information, the likely new industry structure, nature of deregulated markets, and institutional framework for bulk power system reliability are reviewed. The report identifies issues related to the formation of ISOs and their roles in markets and in reliability, and describes potential policy directions for encouraging the formation of effective ISOs and ensuring bulk system reliability. Two appendices are provided, which address: (1) system operation arrangements in other countries, and (2) summaries of regional U.S. ISO proposals.

NONE

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

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POWER AND STATE RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES UNDER ELECTRICKevin Porter National Renewable Energy Laboratory 901 Dpolicies to foster renewable energy as part of efforts to

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

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BIOMASS POWER AND STATE RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES UNDERHowever, the eligibility of biomass under state RPS and SBCmay make it difficult for biomass power companies to access

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Testing Strategic Models of Firm Behavior in Restructured Electricity Markets: A Case Study of ERCOT  

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generator owning several combined cycle gas-fired plants. Iwho often own cheap combined-cycle generators) are notis most problematic for combined-cycle gas turbines at lower

Hortacsu, Ali; Puller, Steven L.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

The Efficiency of Electricity Generation in the U.S. After Restructuring  

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utilities hold portfolios of baseload, cycling and peakingfired plants, primarily baseload combined-cycle plants. In

Wolfram, Catherine

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Vertical Integration in Restructured Electricity Markets: Measuring Market Efficiency and Firm Conduct  

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system would require some “baseload” generating units thatand coal plants provide baseload generation capable ofcost structures. Baseload units have low marginal costs and

Mansur, Erin T.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Electricity Transmission in a Restructured Industry: Data Needs for Public Policy Analysis  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

A report to evaluate, assemble, analyze, and disseminate data and information relevant to energy resources, reserves, production, demand, technology, and related economic and statistical information.

Information Center

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Restructuring, Ownership and Efficiency: The Case of Labor in Electricity Generation  

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in the construction of coal-fired plants, 50 so it may beTXU to build 11 new coal-fired plants in Texas. payroll percoal, gas, water and other. 30 For the present analysis, I consider only gas-fired plants.

Shanefelter, Jennifer Kaiser

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Using EPECs to model bilevel games in restructured electricity markets with locational prices  

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different generation costs. This is a weakening of a more typical assumption that generation costs are symmetric, e.g. Green and Newbery (1992), Klemperer and Meyer (1989). Here some generators may be out of the market, unlike Proposition 5. Using symmetric... formulation. Applying PATH to the CP formulation of an EPEC is suggested by the success that some stan- dard NLP methods have had in solving MPECs written as NLPs (like (12)). The sequential quadratic programming method has proven to be especially effective...

Hu, Xinmin; Ralph, Daniel

2006-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

328

Vertical Integration in Restructured Electricity Markets: Measuring Market Efficiency and Firm Conduct  

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I impose constant prices for delivery of coal. units in theprice shocks increased marginal production costs of coal,prices of oil and natural gas while assuming constant coal

Mansur, Erin T.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

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Illinois New Mexico Co-firing Eligible c Californiad Maine d Wisconsin Co-firing Ineligible Texas Nothe SBC c Eligibility of co-firing under consideration in

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Biomass power and state renewable energy policies under electric industry restructuring  

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2012 New Mexico Pennsylvania Texas Wisconsin 5% of energy toenergy crops, animal manure, crop residues, and wastewater sludge to receive the funds. New MexicoEnergy Pilot Fund mostly focused on solar; one utility has proposal for small wind program. New Mexico

Porter, Kevin; Wiser, Ryan

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Advanced Electric Motor Predictive Maintenance Project  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EPRI sponsored the three-year Advanced Electric Motor Predictive Maintenance (AEMPM) project in 2000 to increase the effectiveness of motor maintenance at a time when utilities were in a state of declining motor knowledge due to downsizing and restructuring. The project identified areas for improvement that were common to most utilities and selected appropriate measures to address these concerns. Areas addressed include documenting motor knowledge, increasing utility confidence in newer technologies and ...

2003-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

332

Strategy for Designing DSM Program after the Restructuring in Korea  

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To maintain supply adequacy and mitigate price volatility in electricity market, the necessity for obtaining demandside resource is increasing and obtaining demand-side resource is set as a priority of electricity policy. For this purpose, we introduce a new DSM mechanism and program development strategies based on customer response and electricity industry efficiency. Especially we introduced DLC(Direct Load Control) technology via two-way communication scheme for large customer. This DLC program targets interruptible load that covers large customer in commercial and industrial sector. This program can retain demand reserve that does not interrupt process in plant or business along with real-time monitoring load condition of end-use and interrupt load by pre-determined procedures, if necessary. This analysis shows that electricity boiler, pump, blower, HVAC can save energy during some time. In addition, developing system to monitor end-use load and interconnecting it with MOS(Market Operation System) should be established as infrastructure in DSM.

Rhee, C.; Lee, K.; Jo, I.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Ancillary-service costs for 12 US electric utilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ancillary services are those functions performed by electrical generating, transmission, system-control, and distribution-system equipment and people to support the basic services of generating capacity, energy supply, and power delivery. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission defined ancillary services as ``those services necessary to support the transmission of electric power from seller to purchaser given the obligations of control areas and transmitting utilities within those control areas to maintain reliable operations of the interconnected transmission system.`` FERC divided these services into three categories: ``actions taken to effect the transaction (such as scheduling and dispatching services) , services that are necessary to maintain the integrity of the transmission system [and] services needed to correct for the effects associated with undertaking a transaction.`` In March 1995, FERC published a proposed rule to ensure open and comparable access to transmission networks throughout the country. The rule defined six ancillary services and developed pro forma tariffs for these services: scheduling and dispatch, load following, system protection, energy imbalance, loss compensation, and reactive power/voltage control.

Kirby, B.; Hirst, E.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric Power monthly, November 1995 with data for August 1995  

SciTech Connect

This report presents monthly electricity statistics, with the purpose of providing energy decisionmakers with accurate, timely information that may be used in forming various perspectives on electric issues that lie ahead. EIA collected the information in this report to fulfill its data collection and dissemination responsibilities; the information are from six data sources: forms EIA-759, FERC Form 423, EIA-826, EIA-861, EIA-860, and Form OE-417R. An article on reclicensing and environmental issues affecting hydropower is included. Then the statistics are presented in: US electric power at a glance, utility net generation, utility consumption of fossil fuels, fossil-fuel stocks at utilities, fossil fuel receipts and costs, utility sales/revenue/average revenue per kWh, and monthly plant aggregates. Finally, nonutility power producer statistics, bibliography, technical notes, and a glossary are presented.

1995-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract--With the deregulation and restructuring of utility industry, many substation automation applications are being  

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Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Energy Management System (EMS) applications of substation environment of substation automation project. It provides data to a number of application including automated1 Abstract--With the deregulation and restructuring of utility industry, many substation automation

336

The Game Analysis of Eco-efficiency Driven Restructuring of China's Coal Industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Based on the analysis of affecting factors of the coal industry structure, the method for taking eco-efficiency as the standard evaluation criterion of coal enterprises is proposed. The eco-efficiency supervise game model is established to analyze local ... Keywords: Coal industry, industry restructuring, eco-efficiency, supervise game, mixed strategy equilibrium

Peng Yi

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract-Electricity transmission planning does not have a common solution worldwide, with most countries trusting on  

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Abstract- Electricity transmission planning does not have a common solution worldwide, with most issue in the restructuring of the electricity market all over the world. Transmission systems costs to the original 1982 regulatory framework, being transmission pricing and investment among the main issues

Rudnick, Hugh

338

Integrated Energy Policy Report Subsidiary Volume: ELECTRICITY  

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7000-2 FERC Forms 423, 549B, 580 DOE, NMA DOT/FRA, OFE, API DOE/EIA EPA (eGRID) DOE/ EIA Form 767, 860

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DOE Hydrogen Analysis Repository: Policy Office Electricity Modeling System  

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Policy Office Electricity Modeling System (POEMS) Policy Office Electricity Modeling System (POEMS) Project Summary Full Title: Policy Office Electricity Modeling System (POEMS) Project ID: 93 Principal Investigator: Lessly Goudarzi Purpose Designed and built by OnLocation specifically to address electricity industry restructuring issues Performer Principal Investigator: Lessly Goudarzi Organization: OnLocation, Inc. Address: Suite 300, 501 Church Street Vienna, VA 22180 Telephone: 703-938-5151 Email: goudarzi@onlocationinc.com Project Description Type of Project: Model Category: Energy Infrastructure Products/Deliverables Description: National Transmission Grid Study - Appendix A Publication Title: Policy Office Electricty Modeling System (POEMS) and Documentation for Transmission Analysis (PDF 461 KB) Download Adobe Reader.

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Electric Markets Technical Assistance Program: FY1999 Grant Descriptions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FY1999 Grant FY1999 Grant Descriptions and Contact Information Electric Markets Technical Assistance Program: FY1999 Grant Descriptions and Contact Information Public Benefits and Distributed Generation Outreach Project The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) will hold collaborative workshops with key stakeholders to build consensus on effective policy options for emerging competitive distributed generation markets. FY1999 Grant Descriptions and Contact Information More Documents & Publications Electric Restructuring Outreach Activities and Information Dissemination to State Public Utility Regulators Electric Markets Technical Assistance Program: FY2001 Grant Descriptions and Contact Information Electric Markets Technical Assistance Program: FY2003 Grant Descriptions

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Potomac Electric Power Company's Motion for Leave to Answer and Answer to  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

for Leave to Answer and for Leave to Answer and Answer to Comments and Protests Potomac Electric Power Company's Motion for Leave to Answer and Answer to Comments and Protests Docket No. EO-05-01: Pursuant to Rules 212 and 213 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or the "Commission"), 18 C.F.R. §§ 385.212 and 385.213 (2005), Potomac Electric Power Company ("Pepco") hereby (i) moves for leave to answer and (ii) answers certain of the comments and protests filed in the above-captioned proceeding. Potomac Electric Power Company's Motion for Leave to Answer and Answer to Comments and Protests More Documents & Publications Motion for Leave to Answer and Answer of Potomac Electric Power Company Answer of Potomac Electric Power Company and PJM lnterconnection, L.L.C. to

342

Global forces shape the electricity industry  

SciTech Connect

Whatever scenario for electricity comes to pass - one that emphasizes richness in energy supply or productivity in demand - expect to see increased complexity in the industry and its structures. Technology will be a key subversive element of this process of Schumpeterian creation and destruction. There are powerful global forces at work that are transforming whole economies and industries. Today`s electricity industry, with a century of tradition behind it, is also likely to be transformed in terms of its structure, competitive nature and the fuels that it uses. The electricity demand-Gross Domestic Product (GDP) relationship also stems from the increased share of electricity in energy markets. Overall, energy demand is declining relative to GDP, driven by increased efficiency and economic restructuring. Eventually (as indeed is already discernible in OECD countries) electricity demand will show the same characteristics.

Rainbow, R.

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit of Work Force Restructuring at the Fernald Environmental Management Project, ER-B-96-01  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Office of Inspector General AUDIT OF WORK FORCE RESTRUCTURING AT THE FERNALD ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROJECT Report Number: ER-B-96-01 Eastern Regional Audit Office Date of Issue: April 23, 1996 Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 AUDIT OF WORK FORCE RESTRUCTURING AT THE FERNALD ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROJECT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page SUMMARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 PART I - APPROACH AND OVERVIEW 3 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Scope and Methodology . . . . . . . . 3

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UTILITY ADVANCED TURBINE SYSTEMS (ATS) TECHNOLOGY READINESS TESTING PHASE 3 RESTRUCTURED (3R)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This scope document defines the work scope for accomplishing the design of the GE MS7001H and MS9001H (7H and 9H) combined-cycle power systems under the original ATS Phase 3 DOE Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC21-95MC31176, and incorporates changes in scope required to convert Phase 3 to the ''restructured'' Phase 3R as defined in Amendment A012 to the Cooperative Agreement.

Unknown

2000-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

345

TVA and restructuring: Will more competitive markets put TVA on the ropes. [Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article examines the financial standing of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA),its recent restructuring and the competitive pressures that may undermine its share of the power generation market. Topics reviewed are TVA's stable rate goals, competitive position, what if TVA can not compete, be the first to bail out, two arguments for optimism, contingency planning, selling power outside the Tennessee Valley Region, and the Rural Electrification Administration model.

Pulsipher, A.G. (Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge (USA))

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Unbundling generation and transmission services for competitive electricity markets  

SciTech Connect

Ancillary services are those functions performed by the equipment and people that generate, control, and transmit electricity in support of the basic services of generating capacity, energy supply, and power delivery. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) defined such services as those `necessary to support the transmission of electric power from seller to purchaser given the obligations of control areas and transmitting utilities within those control areas to maintain reliable operations of the interconnected transmission system.` The nationwide cost of ancillary services is about $12 billion a year, roughly 10% of the cost of the energy commodity. More important than the cost, however, is the necessity of these services for bulk-power reliability and for the support of commercial transactions. FERC`s landmark Order 888 included a pro forma tariff with provision for six key ancillary services. The Interconnected Operations Services Working Group identified another six services that it felt were essential to the operation of bulk-power systems. Several groups throughput the United States have created or are forming independent system operators, which will be responsible for reliability and commerce. To date, the electricity industry (including traditional vertically integrated utilities, distribution utilities, power markets and brokers, customers, and state and federal regulators) has paid insufficient attention to these services. Although the industry had made substantial progress in identifying and defining the key services, much remains to be doe to specify methods to measure the production, delivery, and consumption of these services; to identify the costs and cost-allocation factors for these services; and to develop market and operating rules for their provision and pricing. Developing metrics, determining costs, and setting pricing rules are important because most of these ancillary services are produced by the same pieces of equipment that produce the basic electricity commodity. Thus, the production of energy and ancillary services is highly interactive, sometimes complementary and sometimes competing. In contrast to today`s typical time-invariant, embedded-cost prices, competitive prices for ancillary services would vary with system loads and spot prices for energy.

Hirst, E.; Kirby, B.

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Assessment of Advanced Batteries for Energy Storage Applications in Deregulated Electric Utilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Energy storage technologies, including advanced batteries, are likely to find new roles in a restructured electric utility environment. This study evaluated the near-term potential of fourteen advanced battery technologies to outperform conventional lead-acid batteries in four key energy storage applications.

1998-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

348

Answer of Potomac Electric Power Company and PJM lnterconnection, L.L.C. to  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Answer of Potomac Electric Power Company and PJM lnterconnection, Answer of Potomac Electric Power Company and PJM lnterconnection, L.L.C. to the October 6, 2005 motion filed by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Answer of Potomac Electric Power Company and PJM lnterconnection, L.L.C. to the October 6, 2005 motion filed by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Docket No. EO-05-01: Pursuant to Rule 213 of the rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission"), 18 C.F.R. § 385.213, Potomac Electric Power Company ("Pepco") and PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. ("PJM") hereby answer the Motion of Robert G. Bumley, Director the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Environmental Quality To Deny the District of Columbia Public Service

349

Potomac Electric Power Company's Motion to Intervene and Comment in Support  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Electric Power Company's Motion to Intervene and Comment in Electric Power Company's Motion to Intervene and Comment in Support of Emergency Petition and Complaint Potomac Electric Power Company's Motion to Intervene and Comment in Support of Emergency Petition and Complaint Docket No. EO-05-01. Docket No. EL05-145-000: Pursuant to Rules 211 and 214 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or the "Commission"), 18 C.F.R. §§ 385.211 and 385.214 (2004), Potomac Electric Power Company ("Pepco") hereby moves to intervene in the above-captioned proceeding and supports the August 24, 2005 Emergency Petition and Complaint filed by the District of Columbia Public Service Commission ("DC PSC"). As discussed below, Mirant Corporation and its public utility subsidiaries (collectively,

350

Solar-Thermal Electric Power: 2003 Status Update  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

U.S. development efforts in solar-thermal technologies were particularly strong during the 1980s and resulted in a significant amount of experimental and commercial hardware. Those efforts subsided in the 1990s, primarily because energy prices stabilized at affordable levels. Also, primary interest in the solar power community underwent a shift from large-scale wholesale power to smaller-scale retail power. This shift derived, in part, from the electric-sector restructuring movement that was occurring. K...

2003-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

351

Developing A Data Set for Modeling Distributed Resource Devices in Electric Power System Simulations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Advances in distributed resource (DR) technologies and the restructuring of the electric utility industry are encouraging increased use of DR in power systems. For DR to realize full potential, however, it must be carefully integrated into the power system. This report provides a preliminary data set of DR device characteristics for use in simulation tools to model electric power systems incorporating varying levels of distributed generation and storage.

2000-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

352

EPRI/GRI Load Shape Workshop: Load Data Analysis for Gas and Electric Markets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Load shapes, representing usage patterns in the electric and gas industry, are a key factor in energy company operations and management. In the emerging restructured energy market, retail energy suppliers market energy to final customers and must arrange for electricity generation or gas delivery to meet their customers' needs. EPRI and GRI sponsored a two-day workshop in June, 1999 that addressed a range of issues associated with load shapes, including modeling, profiling for retail market settlement, r...

1999-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

353

An Integration of the Restructured Melcor for the Midas Computer Code  

SciTech Connect

The developmental need for a localized severe accident analysis code is on the rise. KAERI is developing a severe accident code called MIDAS, which is based on MELCOR. In order to develop the localized code (MIDAS) which simulates a severe accident in a nuclear power plant, the existing data structure is reconstructed for all the packages in MELCOR, which uses pointer variables for data transfer between the packages. During this process, new features in FORTRAN90 such as a dynamic allocation are used for an improved data saving and transferring method. Hence the readability, maintainability and portability of the MIDAS code have been enhanced. After the package-wise restructuring, the newly converted packages are integrated together. Depending on the data usage in the package, two types of packages can be defined: some use their own data within the package (let's call them independent packages) and the others share their data with other packages (dependent packages). For the independent packages, the integration process is simple to link the already converted packages together. That is, the package-wise structuring does not require further conversion of variables for the integration process. For the dependent packages, extra conversion is necessary to link them together. As the package-wise restructuring converts only the corresponding package's variables, other variables defined from other packages are not touched and remain as it is. These variables are to be converted into the new types of variables simultaneously as well as the main variables in the corresponding package. Then these dependent packages are ready for integration. In order to check whether the integration process is working well, the results from the integrated version are verified against the package-wise restructured results. Steady state runs and station blackout sequences are tested and the major variables are found to be the same each other. In order to verify the results, the integrated results were compared with the restructured results for each package. Some sequences were calculated such as a steady state and SBO (Station Blackout) accident. The major variables were the same as well as the graph trends. Through out the integrating process, the base was constructed for a code improvement and an addition of new models. The integrating process proposed in this paper will be extended to the T/H and F/P packages for the MIDAS development program. (authors)

Sunhee Park; Dong Ha Kim; Ko-Ryu Kim; Song-Won Cho [Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, P.O. Box 105, Yusong-ku, Daejon (Korea, Republic of)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract--In this paper we first give a presentation of the history and organisation of the electricity market in  

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of the electricity market in Scandinavia, which has been gradually restructured over the last decade. A futures market has been in operation there since September 1995. We analyse the historical prices in the spot and futures markets, using general theory for pricing of commodities futures contracts. We find

Ilic, Marija D.

355

National Electric Transmission Congestion Study 2006 Eastern Interconnection Analysis  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Memorandum To: Poonum Agrawal, David Meyer, U.S. Department of Energy CRA No. D08554-00 From: Prashant Murti, Alex Rudkevich, CRA International Date: Finalized March 13, 2006 Subject: GE MAPS INPUT ASSUMPTIONS: EASTERN INTERCONNECT This memorandum summarizes salient inputs to the CRA locational price forecasting model (GE MAPS). The model geographic footprint encompasses the US portion of the Eastern Interconnect and the Canadian province of Ontario. The analyses simulate the years 2008 and 2011. Primary data sources for the CRA GE MAPS model include the NERC MMWG, the General Electric generation and transmission databases for the Eastern Interconnect, various publications by NERC regions and Independent System Operators, FERC submissions by generation and transmission owners,

356

Electricity transmission: an overview of the current debate  

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, FERC, pursued the implementation of a Standard Market Design and encouraging larger Regional Transmission Organisations to facilitate efficient trade over wider areas and transmission investment. In Europe, under prompting from the European... will soon be) implemented in some variation in several states in the US (e.g. PJM, New York, New England, Texas and California) and is a cornerstone of FERC’s proposed Standard Market Design. For short-run congestion management there is agreement that a...

Brunekreeft, Gert; Neuhoff, Karsten; Newbery, David

2006-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

357

Volatile Energy Costs and the Floundering Deregulation of Electricity: A  

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Volatile Energy Costs and the Floundering Deregulation of Electricity: A Volatile Energy Costs and the Floundering Deregulation of Electricity: A Fresh Look at Integrating Supply-Side and Demand-Side Resources Speaker(s): Bill Kelly Robert Redlinger Date: January 19, 2001 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3148 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Julie Osborn The restructuring of the California electricity industry has not proceeded as intended. A generation capacity shortage, combined with spiraling natural gas costs and a flawed electricity market structure, have led to unprecedented wholesale electricity prices, power outages, and a political and financial crisis for the State. This crisis will not be solved through increasing electricity supply alone. Energy industry observers agree that 1.) energy efficiency, 2.) distributed on-site generation, and 3.) price

358

Deregulation and Resource Reconfiguration In The Electric Utility Industry  

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www.epa.gov/cleanenergy/egrid/index.html. Walker, G. ,Resource Integrated Database (EGRID) contains emissions andRegulatory Commission (FERC). EGRID aggregates the data from

Delmas, Magali; Russo, Michael V.; Montes-Sancho, Maria J.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

DEREGULATION AND RESOURCE RECONFIGURATION IN THE ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY  

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www.epa.gov/cleanenergy/egrid/index.html. Walker, G. ,Resource Integrated Database (EGRID) contains emissions andRegulatory Commission (FERC). EGRID aggregates the data from

Delmas, Magali A; Russo, Michael V.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Microsoft Word - Figure_13.doc  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Gas Purchases and Deliveries to Consumers"; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Form FERC-423, "Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants"; and...

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361

NGA98fin5.vp  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Form EIA-759, "Monthly Power Plant Report;" Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Form FERC-423, "Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Utility Plants" and Form...

362

C:\\ANNUAL\\VENTCHAP.V8\\NewNGA02.vp  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

and Supplemental Gas Supply and Disposition" and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Form FERC- 423, "Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants."...

363

1967  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Form EIA-759, "Monthly Power Plant Report;" Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Form FERC-423, "Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Utility Plants" and Form...

364

C:\\ANNUAL\\Vol2chps.v8\\ANNUAL2.VP  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

Form EIA-759, "Monthly Power Plant Report;" Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Form FERC-423, "Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Utility Plants" and Form...

365

C:\\ANNUAL\\VENTCHAP.V8\\NGA.VP  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

(Dollars per Thousand Cubic Feet) Figure Sources: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Form FERC-423, "Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants," and...

366

NGA_99fin.vp  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Form EIA-759, "Monthly Power Plant Report;" Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Form FERC-423, "Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Utility Plants" and Form...

367

Wednesday, February 22, 2006  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

to the enactment of EPAct 2005, FERC reviewed its existing authorities with respect to electricity reliability standards. FERC issued a Policy Statement on April 19, 2004,...

368

Electric Vehicles  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Electricity can be used as a transportation fuel to power battery electric vehicles (EVs). EVs store electricity in an energy storage device, such as a battery.

369

Independent review of estimated load reductions for PJM's small customer load response pilot project  

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AMR CSP DOE DR ELRP ETS EWH FERC HV ISO LBNL M&V MV PURPAto participate, consistent with FERC policy direction. PJMLoad Response Program, FERC Electric Tariff First Revised

Heffner, G.; Moezzi, M.; Goldman, C.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

When a Rose Is Not a Rose: A Review of Recent Estimates of Congestion Costs  

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Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Electric TransmissionConstraint Study (FERC, 2002). [13] U.S. Department ofReported by ISOs, DOE, and FERC Period PJM [1] PJM [1] PJM [

Lesieutre, Bernard C.; Eto, Joseph H.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

The Theory and Practice of Decoupling  

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of Incremental Sales Appendix B Discussion of FERC Form-1on the vertical axis. Using FERC Form-1 data from 1987 and80% of US electricity sales (FERC Form- 1). This examination

Eto, J.H.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Report on audit of work force restructuring at the Oak Ridge Operations Office  

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DOE`s downsizing goals were achieved at Oak Ridge without resorting to involuntary terminations; voluntary separations and worker transfers negated the need for layoffs and associated worker assistance programs. Nevertheless, Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc., established training programs and an outplacement center which was felt by IG to provide little benefit to displaced workers or the Oak Ridge region, because DOE was not adequately involved in preparing the restructuring plans and did not curtail training/outplacement funding when expected layoffs did not materialize. Thus, DOE unnecessarily spent $8.2 M in FYs 1993 and 1994. In addition, substantial lobbying activity was found under a grant to an Oak Ridge advocacy group. Management did not concur with the above findings.

1995-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

373

Does Competition Reduce Costs? Assessing the Impact of Regulatory Restructuring on U.S. Electric Generation Efficiency  

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. 3 One exception is Hiebert (2002), who uses stochastic frontier production functions to estimate generation plant efficiency over 1988-1997. One set of independent variables he includes is indicators for regulatory orders or legislative enactment... to customers. Joskow (1974) and Hendricks (1975) demonstrate that frictions in cost-of-service regulation, particularly those arising from regulatory lag (time between price- resetting hearings), may provide some incentives at the margin for cost...

Markiewicz, Karl; Rose, Nancy L; Wolfram, Catherine

2006-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

374

Financing end-use solar technologies in a restructured electricity industry: Comparing the cost of public policies  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Renewable energy technologies are capital intensive. Successful public policies for promoting renewable energy must address the significant resources needed to finance them. Public policies to support financing for renewable energy technologies must pay special attention to interactions with federal, state, and local taxes. These interactions are important because they can dramatically increase or decrease the effectiveness of a policy, and they determine the total cost of a policy to society as a whole. This report describes a comparative analysis of the cost of public policies to support financing for two end-use solar technologies: residential solar domestic hot water heating (SDHW) and residential rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems. The analysis focuses on the cost of the technologies under five different ownership and financing scenarios. Four scenarios involve leasing the technologies to homeowners in return for a payment that is determined by the financing requirements of each form of ownership. For each scenario, the authors examine nine public policies that might be used to lower the cost of these technologies: investment tax credits (federal and state), production tax credits (federal and state), production incentives, low-interest loans, grants (taxable and two types of nontaxable), direct customer payments, property and sales tax reductions, and accelerated depreciation.

Jones, E.; Eto, J.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Does competition reduce costs? : assessing the impact of regulatory restructuring on U.S. electric generation efficiency  

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Although the allocative efficiency benefits of competition are a tenet of microeconomic theory, the relation between competition and technical efficiency is less well understood. Neoclassical models of profit-maximization ...

Rose, Nancy L.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

The role of the ISO in U.S. electricity markets: A review of restructuring in California and PJM  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Despite their design differences, both the California and the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland (PJM) markets provide explicit roles for competition in the scheduling functions while allowing the independent system operator (ISO) to manage the spot market. Experience has shown that both can work. This article discusses the California and PJM approaches in an attempt to shed light on the controversy over the ISO`s role in pre-dispatch phases of the market. Section 1 describes the California market and Section 2 briefly review PJM. Section 3 outlines the costs and benefits associated with limiting the ISO`s role in the scheduling phases of the market. Section 4 summarizes recent experience in California and PJM and offers some conclusions.

Cameron, L. [Economics Resource Group, Boston, MA (United States); Cramton, P. [Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD (United States)

1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

The Restructuring and Privatisation of Electricity Distribution and Supply Business in Brazil: A Social Cost-Benefit Analysis  

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Mota, Raffaella L

2004-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

378

Loads Providing Ancillary Services: Review of International Experience-- Technical Appendix: Market Descriptions  

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to restructure its electricity industry. Under the terms ofmanagement of electricity industry transformation. Loadsto restructure their electricity industries and introduce

Grayson Heffner, Charles Goldman, Kintner-Meyer, M; Kirby, Brendan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Electricity Reliability  

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lines and bar graph Electricity Reliability The Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS) conducts research, develops, and disseminates new methods, tools,...

380

Electric Vehicles  

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government incentives or subsidies in the near future. Companies active in the electric automobile area There are no companies directly active in the electric automobile...

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381

Electrical Generation Tax Reform Act (Montana) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Generation Tax Reform Act (Montana) Generation Tax Reform Act (Montana) Electrical Generation Tax Reform Act (Montana) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Institutional Multi-Family Residential Systems Integrator Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Transportation Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Montana Program Type Fees Provider Montana Department of Revenue This Act reforms taxes paid by electricity generators to reduce tax rates and imposes replacement taxes in response to the 1997 restructuring of the

382

Social Welfare implications of demand response programs in competitive electricity markets  

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The price volatility exhibited by wholesale electricity markets has stymied the movement to restructure the industry, and may derail it altogether. Market designers argue that prices are superior to regulation for directing long-term investments to the proper location and function, and that price volatility is a natural manifestation of a robustly competitive market. However, episodes of prices that soar to previously unimaginable heights try customers' patience and cause policy makers to reconsider if the prize is worth the consequences.

Boisvert, Richard N.; Neenan, Bernard F.

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Audit of Work Force Restructuring Under Section 3161 of the National Defense Authorization Act, WR-B-97-05  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

AUDIT OF WORK FORCE RESTRUCTURING UNDER SECTION 3161 OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT The Office of Inspector General wants to make the distribution of its reports as customer friendly and cost effective as possible. Therefore, this report will be available electronically through the Internet five to seven days after publication at the following alternative addresses: Department of Energy Headquarters Gopher gopher.hr.doe.gov Department of Energy Headquarters Anonymous FTP vm1.hqadmin.doe.gov

384

The European nuclear power industry: Restructuring for combined strength and worldwide leadership  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The European nuclear power industry is being restructured from an industry drawn along national lines to a European-wide industry. This, in part, reflects growth of the European Economic Community, but it also reflects changes in the international nuclear power industry. The objectives of the participants, beyond better integration of the nuclear industry in Western Europe, are to (1) obtain European leadership of the worldwide commercial nuclear power industry, (2) improve medium- and long-term safety of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (FSU) power reactors, and (3) reduce domestic concerns about nuclear power. The activities to achieve these goals include (1) formation of Nuclear Power International (a joint venture of the German and French nuclear power plant vendors for design and construction of nuclear power plants), (2) formation of a utility group to forge agreement throughout Europe on what the requirements are for the next generation of nuclear power plants, and (3) agreement by regulators in multiple European countries to harmonize regulations. This is to be achieved before the end of the decade. These changes would allow a single design of nuclear power plant to be built anywhere in Europe. The creation of European-wide rules (utility requirements, engineering standards, and national regulations) would create strong economic and political forces for other European countries (Eastern Europe and FSU) to meet these standards.

Forsberg, C.W.; Norman, R.E.; Reich, W.J.; Hill, L.J.

1993-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

385

Breaking Up Breaking Up  

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Administration EPRI Electric Power Research Institute EV Electric Vehicle FERC Federal Energy Regulatory (FERC) Chairman Jon Wellinghoff has called demand response the "killer app" of the smart grid (FERC of households. A study prepared for FERC estimated that demand response programs, if fully deployed, could cut U

de Lijser, Peter

386

Electricity Markets  

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Electricity Markets Electricity Markets Researchers in the electricity markets area conduct technical, economic, and policy analysis of energy topics centered on the U.S. electricity sector. Current research seeks to inform public and private decision-making on public-interest issues related to energy efficiency and demand response, renewable energy, electricity resource and transmission planning, electricity reliability and distributed generation resources. Research is conducted in the following areas: Energy efficiency research focused on portfolio planning and market assessment, design and implementation of a portfolio of energy efficiency programs that achieve various policy objectives, utility sector energy efficiency business models, options for administering energy efficiency

387

Incentive regulation in the electric utility industry. Volume I. Final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes the results of conducting a comprehensive analysis of the issues involved in formulating an incentive regulation program and to develop and evaluate an incentive regulation program to be considered for implementation by FERC. In conducting this study, the analysis was structured with the primary objective of designing an incentive regulation program that would encourage the provision of electrical service to customers at the lowest possible price, consistent with a satisfactory level of service quality. To facilitate structuring such a program, we identified and analyzed a set of fundamental issues that must be considered in designing and implementing an incentive regulation program. Three major incentive programs were recommended: (1) a rate contol incentive program; (2) a construction cost control incentive program; and (3) an automatic rate adjustment mechanism. 83 references, 21 figures.

Goins, D.; Fisher, M.; Smiley, R.; Hass, J.; Ehrenberg, R.

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Preliminary estimates of the total-system cost for the restructured program: An addendum to the May 1989 analysis of the total-system life cycle cost for the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program  

SciTech Connect

The total-system life-cycle cost (TSLCC) analysis for the Department of Energy`s (DOE) Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program is an ongoing activity that helps determine whether the revenue-producing mechanism established by the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 - a fee levied on electricity generated and sold by commercial nuclear power plants - is sufficient to cover the cost of the program. This report provides cost estimates for the sixth annual evaluation of the adequacy of the fee. The costs contained in this report represent a preliminary analysis of the cost impacts associated with the Secretary of Energy`s Report to Congress on Reassessment of the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program issued in November 1989. The major elements of the restructured program announced in this report which pertain to the program`s life-cycle costs are: a prioritization of the scientific investigations program at the Yucca Mountain candidate site to focus on identification of potentially adverse conditions, a delay in the start of repository operations until 2010, the start of limited waste acceptance at the monitored retrievable storage (MRS) facility in 1998, and the start of waste acceptance at the full-capability MRS facility in 2,000. Based on the restructured program, the total-system cost for the system with a repository at the candidate site at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, a facility for monitored retrievable storage (MRS), and a transportation system is estimated at $26 billion (expressed in constant 1988 dollars). In the event that a second repository is required and is authorized by the Congress, the total-system cost is estimated at $34 to $35 billion, depending on the quantity of spent fuel and high-level waste (HLW) requiring disposal. 17 figs., 17 tabs.

NONE

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Diagnosing Market Power in California's Deregulated Wholesale Electricity Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Effective competition in wholesale electricity markets is a necessary feature of a successful electricity supply industry restructuring. We examine the degree of competition in the California wholesale electricity market during the period June 1998 to September 1999 by comparing the market prices with estimates of the prices that would have resulted if owners of instate fossil fuel generating facilities behaved as price takers. We find that there were significant departures from competitive pricing and that these departures are most pronounced during the highest demand periods, which tend to occur during the months of July through September. Through most of the winter and spring of 1999 there was little evidence of the exercise of market power. We find a significantly lower amount of market power exercised during summer 1999 than for the same months in summer 1998. Overall, the exercise of market power raised the cost of power purchases by about 16% above the competitive level. Following the p...

Severin Borenstein; Severin Borenstein; James Bushnell; James Bushnell; Frank Wolak; Frank Wolak

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Market power in electricity markets: Beyond concentration measures  

SciTech Connect

The wave of electricity market restructuring both within the US and abroad has brought the issue of horizontal market power to the forefront of energy policy. Traditionally, estimation and prediction of market power has relied heavily on concentration measures. In this paper, the authors discuss the weaknesses of concentration measures as a viable measure of market power in the electricity industry, and they propose an alternative method based on market simulations that take advantage of existing plant level data. The authors discuss results from previous studies they have performed, and present new results that allow for the detection of threshold demand levels where market power is likely to be a problem. In addition, the authors analyze the impact of that recent divestitures in the California electricity market will have on estimated market power. They close with a discussion of the policy implications of the results.

Borenstein, S.; Bushnell, J.; Knittel, C.R.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

regulation coexist. Chapter 2 presents an overview of the ·  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

regulation coexist. Chapter 2 presents an overview of the · regulation coexist. Chapter 2 presents an overview of the · Continuing a discussion at the Federal level Chapter 7 industry's historyfrominceptiontoapproximatelywhen presents FERC's role in promoting competitive whole- deregulation and restructuring started. Chapter 3 sale electric power markets and restructuring the man- explains the infrastructure of the industry, detailing its agement, operation, and possibly the ownership of the generating, transmitting, and distributing components. Nation's high voltage bulk power transmission system. It also presents industry-wide statistics depicting how Although the bulk power transmission system does rot restructuring has changed the composition of the in- receive wide public attention, it plays a key role in the

392

Quantum Electrical Measurements Portal  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Home > Quantum Electrical Measurements Portal. Quantum Electrical Measurements Portal. Subject Areas. Electrical ...

2013-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

393

Market-based Investment in Electricity Transmission Networks: Controllable Flow  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

under the header “safe harbours” [e.g. ACCC, 2001]. For the USA it is set out in SMD Notice of proposed rulemaking 2002, p. 66, FERC, Docket No. RM01 -12-000. In Europe the policy is laid out in the European Commission’s [EC, 2003] Regulation... .g. PJM, New York, New England, Texas and California) and is a cornerstone of FERC’s currently debated Standard Market Design. Europe and Australia do not have nodal spot pricing but at best zonal pricing. Basically this means that for an area like...

Brunekreeft, Gert

2004-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

394

Electric vehicles  

SciTech Connect

Quiet, clean, and efficient, electric vehicles (EVs) may someday become a practical mode of transportation for the general public. Electric vehicles can provide many advantages for the nation's environment and energy supply because they run on electricity, which can be produced from many sources of energy such as coal, natural gas, uranium, and hydropower. These vehicles offer fuel versatility to the transportation sector, which depends almost solely on oil for its energy needs. Electric vehicles are any mode of transportation operated by a motor that receives electricity from a battery or fuel cell. EVs come in all shapes and sizes and may be used for different tasks. Some EVs are small and simple, such as golf carts and electric wheel chairs. Others are larger and more complex, such as automobile and vans. Some EVs, such as fork lifts, are used in industries. In this fact sheet, we will discuss mostly automobiles and vans. There are also variations on electric vehicles, such as hybrid vehicles and solar-powered vehicles. Hybrid vehicles use electricity as their primary source of energy, however, they also use a backup source of energy, such as gasoline, methanol or ethanol. Solar-powered vehicles are electric vehicles that use photovoltaic cells (cells that convert solar energy to electricity) rather than utility-supplied electricity to recharge the batteries. This paper discusses these concepts.

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1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Electric) - Commercial Lighting...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

You are here Home Savings Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Electric) - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Electric) - Commercial Lighting Rebate...

396

Relative efficiency benefits of wholesale and retail competition in electricity: An analysis and a research agenda  

SciTech Connect

A central issue in the debate over restructuring the electric power industry is the extent to which the market should be open to competition. One aspect of this debate is whether competition ought to be restricted to the whole sale power market or be extended to final retail consumers. This report begins to explore the potential differences in economic efficiency between wholesale and retail competition in the electric power industry. The two market-structure scenarios are defined and the factors responsible for differences in efficiency are described. The report also contains an assessment of the relative importance of the factors and recommendations for pursuing further research.

Bohi, D.R.; Palmer, K.L. [Resources for the Future, Inc., Washington, DC (United States)

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Audit of Work Force Restructuring at the Oak Ridge Operations Office, ER-B-95-06  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL AUDIT OF WORK FORCE RESTRUCTURING AT THE OAK RIDGE OPERATIONS OFFICE The Office of Inspector General wants to make the distribution of its reports as customer friendly and cost effective as possible. Therefore, this report will be available electronically through the Internet five to seven days after publication at the following alternative addresses: Department of Energy Headquarters Gopher gopher.hr.doe.gov Department of Energy Headquarters Anonymous FTP vm1.hqadmin.doe.gov U.S. Department of Energy Human Resources and Administration Home Page

398

Guidance Regarding Refinancing, Restructuring, or Modifying Loan Agreements Entered into by an Energy Services Company Under a Federal Energy Savings Performance Contract  

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Regarding Refinancing, Restructuring, or Modifying Regarding Refinancing, Restructuring, or Modifying Loan Agreements Entered into by an Energy Services Company Under a Federal Energy Savings Performance Contract This FEMP guidance addresses potential refinancing, restructuring, or modifying of loan agreements (collectively called a "debt modification") entered into by an Energy Services Company (ESCO) under federal Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs). In considering the impact of debt modifications on ESPCs, it is important to recognize that ESPC financing arrangements are between the ESCO and a third-party financier - the Government is not a contractual party. Responsibility therefore rests with the ESCO to initiate communication with its financier regarding a debt modification. As emphasized throughout this guidance, to the

399

Guidance Regarding Refinancing, Restructuring, or Modifying Loan Agreements Entered into by an Energy Services Company Under a Federal Energy Savings Performance Contract  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Regarding Refinancing, Restructuring, or Modifying Regarding Refinancing, Restructuring, or Modifying Loan Agreements Entered into by an Energy Services Company Under a Federal Energy Savings Performance Contract This FEMP guidance addresses potential refinancing, restructuring, or modifying of loan agreements (collectively called a "debt modification") entered into by an Energy Services Company (ESCO) under federal Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs). In considering the impact of debt modifications on ESPCs, it is important to recognize that ESPC financing arrangements are between the ESCO and a third-party financier - the Government is not a contractual party. Responsibility therefore rests with the ESCO to initiate communication with its financier regarding a debt modification. As emphasized throughout this guidance, to the

400

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability: Transmission Reliability Program U.S. Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability: Transmission Reliability Program The Transmission Reliability Program was established by Congress in 1999 to support a national laboratory/electricity industry partnership to conduct research on the reliability of the nation's electricity delivery infrastructure during the transition from regulated markets to competitive markets under restructuring. Competition and market forces are creating an exponential increase in the volume of power transactions and causing the grid to be used in ways for which it was not designed. The Transmission Reliability Program is developing advanced technologies, including

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Electricity Costs  

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Carbon Emissions Caps and the Impact of a Radical Change in Nuclear Electricity Costs journal International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy volume year month chapter...

402

Center Research  

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5 5 Center Research ... Supports Electric Utility Restructuring Winds of change in the U.S. power sector: factors listed in the left column have created a gap between the prices utilities must charge to recover their embedded costs and the lower rates they would have to charge in a competitive environment. Possible responses to these pressures are listed to the right. The electricity industry in the U.S. is being dramatically restructured by state regulatory commissions and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Efforts are underway to create a wholesale market for electricity, with wholesale prices to distributing utility companies no longer being regulated. Discussions in several states and at the FERC are aimed at revising the regulation of the structure, operation, and pricing of the

403

Electricity transmission congestion costs: A review of recent reports  

SciTech Connect

Recently, independent system operators (ISOs) and others have published reports on the costs of transmission congestion. The magnitude of congestion costs cited in these reports has contributed to the national discussion on the current state of U.S. electricity transmission system and whether it provides an adequate platform for competition in wholesale electricity markets. This report reviews reports of congestion costs and begins to assess their implications for the current national discussion on the importance of the U.S. electricity transmission system for enabling competitive wholesale electricity markets. As a guiding principle, we posit that a more robust electricity system could reduce congestion costs; and thereby, (1) facilitate more vibrant and fair competition in wholesale electricity markets, and (2) enable consumers to seek out the lowest prices for electricity. Yet, examining the details suggests that, sometimes, there will be trade-offs between these goals. Therefore, it is essential to understand who pays, how much, and how do they benefit in evaluating options (both transmission and non-transmission alternatives) to address transmission congestion. To describe the differences among published estimates of congestion costs, we develop and motivate three ways by which transmission congestion costs are calculated in restructured markets. The assessment demonstrates that published transmission congestion costs are not directly comparable because they have been developed to serve different purposes. More importantly, critical information needed to make them more comparable, for example in order to evaluate the impacts of options to relieve congestion, is sometimes not available.

Lesieutre, Bernard C.; Eto, Joseph H.

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Electric machine  

SciTech Connect

An interior permanent magnet electric machine is disclosed. The interior permanent magnet electric machine comprises a rotor comprising a plurality of radially placed magnets each having a proximal end and a distal end, wherein each magnet comprises a plurality of magnetic segments and at least one magnetic segment towards the distal end comprises a high resistivity magnetic material.

El-Refaie, Ayman Mohamed Fawzi (Niskayuna, NY); Reddy, Patel Bhageerath (Madison, WI)

2012-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

405

Sixth Northwest Conservation and Electric Power Plan Appendix L: Climate Change and Power  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

#12;#12;PACIFICORP'S FINAL LICENSE APPLICATION KLAMATH RIVER HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT FERC NO. 2082 Application (Application) to relicense its Klamath River Hydroelectric Project, FERC Project No. 2082 (Project by ensuring that the characterization and valuation of the project's hydroelectric generation are done

406

Electric moped  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Two electrically powered mopeds were designed and built. These vehicles offer single-person transportation which is convenient, quiet, low-cost, smooth, and pollution-free. The first moped has a 12 volt electrical system. The second has a 24 volt electrical system. They both have top speeds of about 20 miles per hour. They both use transistorized speed controls and deep-discharge, lead-acid batteries. These mopeds were put through a 750 mile test program. In this program, the 12 volt bike had an average range of nine miles. The 24 volt bike, with a smaller battery capacity, had an average range of six miles.

Ferschl, M.S.

1981-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

407

EIA - State Electricity Profiles  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Trade and Reliability; All Reports ‹ See all Electricity Reports State Electricity Profiles. ... Electric Power Industry Emissions Estimates, 1990 Through 2010:

408

Estimating potential stranded commitments for U.S. investor-owned electric utilities  

SciTech Connect

New technologies, low natural gas prices, and federal and state utility regions are restructuring the electricity industry. Yesterday`s vertically integrated utility with a retail monopoly franchise may be a very different organization in a few years. Conferences, regulatory-commission hearings, and other industry fora are dominated by debates over the extent and form of utility deintegration, wholesale competition, and retail wheeling. A key obstacle to restructuring the electricity industry is stranded commitments. Past investments, power-purchase contracts, and public-policy-driven programs that made sense in an era of cost-of-service regulation may not be cost-effective in a competitive power market. Regulators, utilities, and other parties face tough decisions concerning the mitigation and allocation of these stranded commitments. The authors developed and applied a simple method to calculate the amount of stranded commitments facing US investor-owned electric utilities. The results obtained with this method depend strongly on a few key assumptions: (1) the fraction of utility sales that is at risk with respect to competition, (2) the market price of electric generation, and (3) the number of years during which the utility would lose money because of differences between its embedded cost of production and the market price.

Baxter, L.; Hirst, E.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Price-elastic demand in deregulated electricity markets  

SciTech Connect

The degree to which any deregulated market functions efficiently often depends on the ability of market agents to respond quickly to fluctuating conditions. Many restructured electricity markets, however, experience high prices caused by supply shortages and little demand-side response. We examine the implications for market operations when a risk-averse retailer's end-use consumers are allowed to perceive real-time variations in the electricity spot price. Using a market-equilibrium model, we find that price elasticity both increases the retailers revenue risk exposure and decreases the spot price. Since the latter induces the retailer to reduce forward electricity purchases, while the former has the opposite effect, the overall impact of price responsive demand on the relative magnitudes of its risk exposure and end-user price elasticity. Nevertheless, price elasticity decreases cumulative electricity consumption. By extending the analysis to allow for early settlement of demand, we find that forward stage end-user price responsiveness decreases the electricity forward price relative to the case with price-elastic demand only in real time. Moreover, we find that only if forward stage end-user demand is price elastic will the equilibrium electricity forward price be reduced.

Siddiqui, Afzal S.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

Price-elastic demand in deregulated electricity markets  

SciTech Connect

The degree to which any deregulated market functions efficiently often depends on the ability of market agents to respond quickly to fluctuating conditions. Many restructured electricity markets, however, experience high prices caused by supply shortages and little demand-side response. We examine the implications for market operations when a risk-averse retailer's end-use consumers are allowed to perceive real-time variations in the electricity spot price. Using a market-equilibrium model, we find that price elasticity both increases the retailers revenue risk exposure and decreases the spot price. Since the latter induces the retailer to reduce forward electricity purchases, while the former has the opposite effect, the overall impact of price responsive demand on the relative magnitudes of its risk exposure and end-user price elasticity. Nevertheless, price elasticity decreases cumulative electricity consumption. By extending the analysis to allow for early settlement of demand, we find that forward stage end-user price responsiveness decreases the electricity forward price relative to the case with price-elastic demand only in real time. Moreover, we find that only if forward stage end-user demand is price elastic will the equilibrium electricity forward price be reduced.

Siddiqui, Afzal S.

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

EIS-0492-FERC-NOI-2012.pdf  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 Federal Register 3 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 189 / Friday, September 28, 2012 / Notices and access roads). Our EA for this Project will document our findings on the impacts on historic properties and summarize the status of consultations under section 106. Currently Identified Environmental Issues We have already identified several issues that we think deserve attention based on a preliminary review of the planned facilities, the environmental information provided by Dominion, and comments received by the public. This preliminary list of issues may be changed based on your comments and our analysis: * Construction and operational impacts on nearby residences in proximity to the existing LNG terminal and compressor stations; * Impacts on forested land; * Impacts on air quality and noise;

412

FERC Communication Rpt Cover.pub  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program Review Program Review and Special Inquiries Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Communications DOE/IG-0610 June 2003 June 27, 2003 SUBJECT: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Communications FROM: Gregory H. Friedman (signed) Inspector General BACKGROUND The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an inquiry concerning a telephone conference call allegedly held by Chairman Wood and Commissioner Brownell of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) with a number of Wall Street representatives. Senators Joseph Lieberman and Maria Cantwell asked the OIG to review this matter, citing media reports suggesting that Chairman Wood and Commissioner Brownell had discussed pending contract cases during the call. At issue in these cases is

413

How the solar revolution will melt FERC  

SciTech Connect

To do its share to encourage home-based solar energy, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission must take the unusual, but appropriate, step of announcing that it will step away from regulating net metering. (author)

Rokach, Joshua Z.

2010-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

414

FERC Ratemaking Process - Energy Information Administration  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Separate the “test period cost of service” into pipeline functions such as gathering, transmission, and storage. ! Classify “functionalized” costs into demand and

415

Illinois Municipal Electric Agency - Electric Efficiency Program...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Electric Agency - Electric Efficiency Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Industrial Institutional Municipal Utility Nonprofit Schools Savings Category Home...

416

Electricity 2011  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Electricity > Soliciting comments on EIA-111 Electricity > Soliciting comments on EIA-111 EIA announces the proposal of Form EIA-111, Quarterly Electricity Imports and Exports Report Released: August 15, 2011 Background On August 11, 2011, a Federal Register Notice was published soliciting comments for the new EIA-111 survey form. The EIA-111, Quarterly Electricity Imports and Exports Report will replace the OE-781R, Monthly Electricity Imports and Exports Report. The OE-781R has been suspended and will be terminated upon the approval of the EIA-111. The OE-781R administered from July 2010 through May 2011, proved complex and confusing for the repondents. As a result, the EIA-111 was developed to more effectively and efficiently collect more accurate and meaningful data. The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 requires that each Federal agency obtains approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) before undertaking to collect information from ten or more persons, or continuing a collection for which the OMB approval and the OMB control number are about to expire. The approval process, which is popularly known as the "OMB clearance process," is extensive. It requires two Federal Register notices and a detailed application ("supporting statement") to OMB. The first Federal Register Notice was published on August 11, 2011. EIA is prepared to address the comments submitted by each individual.

417

The Smart Grid, Entry, and Imperfect Competition in Electricity Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Most US consumers are charged a near-constant retail price for electricity, despite substantial hourly variation in the wholesale market price. The Smart Grid is a set of emerging technologies that will facilitate "real-time pricing " for electricity and increase price elasticity of demand. This paper simulates the e¤ects of this increased demand elasticity using counterfactual simulations in a structural model of the Pennsylvania-Jersey-Maryland electricity market. The model includes a di¤erent approach to the problem of multiple equilibria in multi-unit auctions: I nonparametrically estimate unobservables that rationalize past bidding behavior and use learning algorithms to move from the observed equilibrium counterfactual bid functions. This routine is nested as the second stage of a static entry game that models the Capacity Market, an important element of market design in some restructured electricity markets. There are three central results. First, I …nd that an increase in demand elasticity could actually increase wholesale electricity prices in peak hours, contrary to predictions from short run models, while decreasing Capacity Market prices and total entry. Second, although the increased demand elasticity from the Smart Grid reduces producers’market power, in practice

Hunt Allcott

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Electricity Reliability  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and reliability of the energy infrastructure, and facilitating recovery from disruptions to energy supply. MajorElectricity Delivery and Energy Reliability High Temperature Superconductivity (HTS) Visualization on the nation's energy delivery system Superconductors are important to meeting the nation's energy needs

419

Demand-Side and Supply-Side Load Management: Optimizing with Thermal Energy Storage (TES) for the Restructuring Energy Marketplace  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The current and future restructuring energy marketplace represents a number of challenges and opportunities to maximize value through the management of peak power. This is true both on the demand-side regarding peak power use and on the supply-side regarding power generation. Thermal Energy Storage (TES) can provide the flexibility essential to the economical management of power. In large industrial applications, the added value of TES has been demonstrated, not only in managing operating costs, but also in delivering a net saving in capital cost versus conventional, non-storage approaches. This capital cost saving is often realized in situations where investments in chiller plant capacity, or in on-site power generating capacity, are required. On the demand-side, TES has long been used to shift air-conditioning loads and process cooling loads from on-peak to off-peak periods. In today's and tomorrow's restructuring energy markets, price spikes are increasingly likely during periods of peak power demand. TES is performing an important role, especially when coupled with a proper understanding of modern TES technology options. The inherent advantages and limitations of the available TES technology options are briefly reviewed and discussed. Examples of existing large TES installations are presented, identifying the TES technology types they utilize. The applications include industrial facilities, as well as universities, hospitals, government, and District Cooling utility systems. The power management impact and the economic benefits of TES are illustrated through a review of several TES case studies. Combustion Turbines (CTs) are a common choice for modern on-site and utility power generation facilities. Inlet air cooling of CTs enhances their hot weather performance and has been successfully accomplished for many years, using a variety of technologies. In many instances, TES can and does provide a uniquely advantageous method of optimizing the economics of CT Inlet Cooling (CTIC) systems. TES systems can achieve low inlet air temperatures, with resulting high levels of power augmentation. The TES approach also minimizes the installed capacity (and capital cost) of cooling systems, as well as limiting the parasitic loads occurring during periods of peak power demand and peak power value. Chilled water, ice, and low temperature fluid TES systems are all applicable to CTIC. The inherent pros and cons of each TES type are discussed. Sensitivity analyses are presented to explore the impact of cooling hours per day on capital cost per kW of power enhancement. Case histories illustrate the beneficial impact of TES-based CTIC on both capital cost and operating cost of CT power plants. TES-based CTIC is advantageous as an economical, peaking power enhancement for either peaking or base-load plants. It is applied to both new and existing CTs. TES is projected to have even greater value in future restructuring energy markets.

Andrepont, J. S.

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

IRP and the electricity industry of the future: Workshop results  

SciTech Connect

During the next several years, the U.S. electricity industry is likely to change dramatically. Instead of an industry dominated by vertically integrated companies that are regulated primarily by state public utility commissions, we may see an industry with many more participants and less regulation. These new participants may include independent power producers, entities that dispatch and control power plants on a real-time basis, entities that build and maintain transmission networks, entities that build and maintain distribution systems and also sell electricity and related to services to some retail customers, and a variety of other organizations that sell electricity and other services to retail customers. Because markets are intended to be the primary determinant of success, the role of state and federal regulators might be less than it has been in the past. During the past decade, utilities and state regulators have developed new ways to meet customer energy-service needs, called integrated resource planning (IRP). IRP provides substantial societal benefits through the consideration and acquisition of a broad array of resources, including renewables and demand-side management (DSM) programs as well as traditional power plants-, explicit consideration of the environmental effects of electricity production and transmission; public participation in utility planning; and attention to the uncertainties associated with different resources, future demands for electricity, and other factors. IRP might evolve in different ways as the electricity industry is restructured (Table S-I). To explore these issues, we ran a Workshop on IRP and the Electricity Industry of the Future in July 1994. This report presents the wisdom and experience of the 30 workshop participants. To focus discussions, we created three scenarios to represent a few of the many ways that the electricity industry might develop.

Tonn, B.; Hirst, E.; Bauer, D.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demand responsive programs - an emerging resource for competitive electricity markets?  

SciTech Connect

The restructuring of regional electricity markets in the U.S. has been accompanied by numerous problems, including generation capacity shortages, transmission congestion, wholesale price volatility, and reduced system reliability. These problems have created significant new opportunities for technologies and business approaches that allow load serving entities and other aggregators, to control and manage the load patterns of their wholesale or retail end-users. These technologies and business approaches for manipulating end-user load shapes are known as Load Management or, more recently, Demand Responsive programs. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is conducting case studies on innovative demand responsive programs and presents preliminary results for five case studies in this paper. These case studies illustrate the diversity of market participants and range of technologies and business approaches and focus on key program elements such as target markets, market segmentation and participation results; pricing scheme; dispatch and coordination; measurement, verification, and settlement; and operational results where available.

Heffner, Grayson C. Dr.; Goldman, Charles A.

2001-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

422

DE-AC03-76SF00098. CONFIGURING LOAD AS A RESOURCE FOR COMPETITIVE ELECTRICITY MARKETS – REVIEW OF DEMAND RESPONSE PROGRAMS IN THE U.S. AND AROUND THE WORLD  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The restructuring of regional and national electricity markets in the U.S. and around the world has been accompanied by numerous problems, including generation capacity shortages, transmission congestion, wholesale price volatility, and reduced system reliability. These problems have created new opportunities for technologies and business approaches that allow load serving entities and other aggregators to control and manage the load patterns of wholesale and retail end-users they serve. Demand Response Programs, once called Load Management, have re-emerged as an important element in the fine-tuning of newly restructured electricity markets. During the summers of 1999 and 2001 they played a vital role in stabilizing wholesale markets and providing a hedge

Grayson C. Heffner; Grayson C. Heffner

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Electricity Transmission, A Primer  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

the electric power system, 2) gives electricity customers flexibility to diversify the mix of fuels that produces their electricity by giving them access to power plants, 3)...

424

Retail Electricity Competition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Reliability and Competitive Electricity Markets” mimeo, MITCSEM WP 130 Retail Electricity Competition * Paul Joskow andwww.ucei.org Retail Electricity Competition ? Paul Joskow †

Joskow, Paul; Tirole, Jean

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Capacity Markets for Electricity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Designing Markets for Electricity. Wiley IEEE Press. [25]in the England and Wales Electricity Market”, Power WorkingFelder (1996), “Should Electricity Markets Have a Capacity

Creti, Anna; Fabra, Natalia

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Designing Electricity Auctions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

market performance in electricity auctions, it appears thatMcSorely (2001) “Regulating Electricity Markets: Experiencethe United Kingdom,” The Electricity Journal, December, 81-

Fabra, Natalia; von der Fehr, Nils-Henrik; Harbord, David

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

Designing Electricity Auctions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

J. (2002) “Why Did Electricity Prices Fall in England &Why Did British Electricity Prices Fall After 1998? ,”The Fall in British Electricity Prices: Market Rules, Market

Fabra, Natalia; von der Fehr, Nils-Henrik; Harbord, David

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Electric Power Annual  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

F. Coal: Consumption for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output, by Sector, 2001 - 2011 (Billion Btus) Electric Power Sector Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities...

429

High Temperatures & Electricity Demand  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

High Temperatures & Electricity Demand An Assessment of Supply Adequacy in California Trends.......................................................................................................1 HIGH TEMPERATURES AND ELECTRICITY DEMAND.....................................................................................................................7 SECTION I: HIGH TEMPERATURES AND ELECTRICITY DEMAND ..........................9 BACKGROUND

430

Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Electric) - Commercial Lighting...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

icon Twitter icon Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Electric) - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program (New York) This is the approved revision of this page, as well as...

431

Hybrid Electric and Pure Electric vehicle testing  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Hybrid Electric and Pure Electric Vehicle Testing (Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity) Jim Francfort Discovery Center of Idaho - September 2005 INLCON-05-00693 HEV & EV Testing...

432

NREL: Electricity Integration Research - Electricity, Resources...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Electricity, Resources, and Building Systems Integration Center NREL's Electricity, Resources, and Building Systems Integration Center brings together diverse groups of experts...

433

Electrical receptacle  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention is a receptacle for a three prong electrical plug which has either a tubular or U-shaped grounding prong. The inventive receptacle has a grounding prong socket which is sufficiently spacious to prevent the socket from significantly stretching when a larger, U-shaped grounding prong is inserted into the socket, and having two ridges to allow a snug fit when a smaller tubular shape grounding prong is inserted into the socket. The two ridges are made to prevent the socket from expanding when either the U-shaped grounding prong or the tubular grounding prong is inserted.

Leong, R.

1993-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

434

Electrical receptacle  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention is a receptacle for a three prong electrical plug which has either a tubular or U-shaped grounding prong. The inventive receptacle has a grounding prong socket which is sufficiently spacious to prevent the socket from significantly stretching when a larger, U-shaped grounding prong is inserted into the socket, and having two ridges to allow a snug fit when a smaller tubular shape grounding prong is inserted into the socket. The two ridges are made to prevent the socket from expanding when either the U-shaped grounding prong or the tubular grounding prong is inserted.

Leong, R.

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

435

Electrical receptacle  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention is a receptacle for a three prong electrical plug which has either a tubular or U-shaped grounding prong. The inventive receptacle has a grounding prong socket which is sufficiently spacious to prevent the socket from significantly stretching when a larger, U-shaped grounding prong is inserted into the socket, and having two ridges to allow a snug fit when a smaller tubular shape grounding prong is inserted into the socket. The two ridges are made to prevent the socket from expanding when either the U-shaped grounding prong or the tubular grounding prong is inserted.

Leong, Robert (Dublin, CA)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Electrical receptacle  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention is a receptacle for a three prong electrical plug which has either a tubular or U-shaped grounding prong. The inventive receptacle has a grounding prong socket which is sufficiently spacious to prevent the socket from significantly stretching when a larger, U-shaped grounding prong is inserted into the socket, and having two ridges to allow a snug fit when a smaller tubular shape grounding prong is inserted into the socket. The two ridges are made to prevent the socket from expanding when either the U-shaped grounding prong or the tubular grounding prong is inserted.

Leong, R.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Electric Resistance Heating  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Electric resistance heat can be supplied by centralized forced-air electric furnaces or by heaters in each room. Electric resistance heating converts nearly all of the energy in the electricity to...

438

Energy Basics: Electric Vehicles  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Photo of an electric bus driving up a hill. Electricity can be used as a transportation fuel to power battery electric vehicles (EVs). EVs store electricity in an energy storage...

439

A case study review of technical and technology issues for transition of a utility load management program to provide system reliability resources in restructured electricity markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

metering and communication gateway technology enables utilities and service companies to use residential and commercial customer data to enhance servicedata communications, master computer, and metering systems for each ancillary service

Weller, G.H.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Suppressant: Electric Fields  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

*. Bookmark and Share. Suppressant:Electric Fields. Fire Extinguishment of Pool Flames by Means of a DC electric Field.. ...

2011-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Concrete Electrical Conductivity Test  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Concrete Electrical Conductivity Test. Description/Summary: ... Details. Type of software: Virtual concrete electrical conductivity test. Authors: ...

2013-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

442

EIA - State Electricity Profiles  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Greenhouse gas data, voluntary report- ing, electric power plant emissions. Highlights ... Generation and thermal output; Electric power plants generating capacity;

443

Electric Power Annual  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Electric Power Sector ; Period Total (all sectors) Electric Utilities Independent Power Producers Commercial Sector Industrial Sector; Annual Totals: ...

444

Electricity Market Module  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Documents the Electricity Market Module as it was used for the Annual Energy Outlook 2013. The Electricity Market Module (EMM) is the electricity supply component of the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS). The EMM represents the generation, transmission, and pricing of electricity. It consists of four submodules: the Electricity Capacity Planning (ECP) Submodule, the Electricity Fuel Dispatch (EFD) Submodule, the Electricity Finance and Pricing (EFP) Submodule, and the Electricity Load and Demand (ELD) Submodule.

Jeff Jones

2013-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

445

Electric Power Metrology Portal  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Electric Power Metrology and the Smart Grid Our country's way of life depends on the electric power distribution system. ...

2012-12-26T23:59:59.000Z

446

Microsoft Word - figure_24.doc  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

in the 0.00-4.99 price category. Source: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Form FERC-423, "Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants."...

447

Electrical Safety  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NOT MEASUREMENT NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE HANDBOOK ELECTRICAL SAFETY DOE-HDBK-1092-2013 July 2013 Superseding DOE-HDBK-1092-2004 December 2004 U.S. Department of Energy AREA SAFT Washington, D.C.20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-HDBK-1092-2013 Available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web site at http://www.hss.doe.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ ii DOE-HDBK-1092-2013 FOREWORD 1. This Department of Energy (DOE) Handbook is approved for use by the Office of Health, Safety and Security and is available to all DOE components and their contractors. 2. Specific comments (recommendations, additions, deletions, and any pertinent data) to enhance this document should be sent to: Patrick Tran

448

Divestiture Policy and Operating Efficiency in U.S. Electric Power Distribution  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

or legislative action. The possibility of an adverse effect from divestiture policy is 1 Attempts by FERC to create a separate transmission sector, made up of Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) have... further FERC order in 1999 that sought to remove control of transmission from vertically integrated utilities by transferring grid operating decisions to ISOs and RTOs. These latter institutions were charged with running the transmission grid on a...

Kwoka, John; Ozturk, S; Pollitt, Michael G.

449

Research on electric utility regulatory and policy matters relating to state and federal jurisdiction. Final report for period September 1, 1994 - February 28, 2001  

SciTech Connect

The projects funded by the above referenced grant, are based on the October 1992 proposal to the FERC, which outlined the need for closer dialogue between Federal and State energy officials. The project is designed to assist State commissioners in responding to outreach initiatives that were already forthcoming from the FERC and to further develop and refine proposals that were still outstanding.

Spahn, Andrew; Dwyer, Alix

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

notice, is given to the source. On the Efficiency of Competitive Electricity Markets With Time-Invariant Retail Prices  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The standard economic model of efficient competitive markets relies on the ability of sellers to charge prices that vary as their costs change. Yet, there is no restructured electricity market in which most retail customers can be charged realtime prices (RTP), prices that can change as frequently as wholesale costs. We analyze the impact of having some share of customers on time-invariant pricing in competitive electricity markets. Not only does time-invariant pricing in competitive markets lead to outcomes (prices and investment) that are not first-best, it even fails to achieve the second-best optimum given the constraint of time-invariant pricing. We then show that attempts to correct the level of investment through taxes or subsidies on electricity or capacity are unlikely to succeed, because these interventions create new inefficiencies. In contrast, increasing the share of customers

Severin Borenstein; Stephen P. Holland; We Thank Jim Bushnell; Joe Farrell; Morten Hviid; Erin Mansur; Michael Riordan; Lawrence White; Severin Borenstein; Stephen P. Holl

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Electrical Quantities Programs/Projects in Quantum Electrical ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electrical Quantities Programs/Projects in Quantum Electrical Metrology. Electric Power Metrology and the Smart Grid. Contact. ...

2011-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

452

Hydrologic scales, cloud variability, remote sensing, and models: Implications for forecasting snowmelt and streamflow  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licenses (project No. ):CVP, Modesto ID, Turlock ID, Merced ID SWP, CVP FERC,FERC, FERC, FERC, FERC, FERC, FERC, FERC, FERC, U.S. Forest

Simpson, James J; Dettinger, M D; Gehrke, F; McIntire, T J; Hufford, G L

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Electrical Equipment Inspection Program Electrical Safety  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for Electrical Safety" (DOE )-HDBK-1092-2004 Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations, "Labor" , Chapter 17

Wechsler, Risa H.

454

Estimating the Value of Electricity Storage Resources in Electricity...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Estimating the Value of Electricity Storage Resources in Electricity Markets - EAC 2011 Estimating the Value of Electricity Storage Resources in Electricity Markets - EAC 2011 The...

455

Electricity in the Body  

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Electricity in the Body Name: SEAN Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: OUR BRAINS SEND ELECTRICAL IMPULSES RIGHT. IS IT BASICALLY SAME AS NORMAL ELECTRICITY? IS IT LIKE...

456

Matter & Energy Electricity  

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See Also: Matter & Energy Electricity Energy Technology Computers & Math Distributed Computing Computer Science Science & Society Energy Issues Environmental Policies Reference Electric power transmission Distributed generation Electric power Grid computing ScienceDaily (Oct. 12, 2010) -- A new study

Hines, Paul

457

Electric Power Annual  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

3. Electric Power Industry - U.S. Electricity Imports from and Electricity Exports to Canada and Mexico, 2001-2011 (Megawatthours) Canada Mexico U.S. Total Year Imports from...

458

Retail Electricity Competition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the savings in their electricity bill. While these consumerssavings in their electricity bill. A potential argumentsurplus S(s) minus the electricity bill: E j [S(s) ? p j D

Joskow, Paul; Tirole, Jean

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

NV energy electricity storage valuation : a study for the DOE Energy Storage Systems program.  

SciTech Connect

This study examines how grid-level electricity storage may benefit the operations of NV Energy, and assesses whether those benefits are likely to justify the cost of the storage system. To determine the impact of grid-level storage, an hourly production cost model of the Nevada Balancing Authority (%22BA%22) as projected for 2020 was created. Storage was found to add value primarily through the provision of regulating reserve. Certain storage resources were found likely to be cost-effective even without considering their capacity value, as long as their effectiveness in providing regulating reserve was taken into account. Giving fast resources credit for their ability to provide regulating reserve is reasonable, given the adoption of FERC Order 755 (%22Pay-for-performance%22). Using a traditional five-minute test to determine how much a resource can contribute to regulating reserve does not adequately value fast-ramping resources, as the regulating reserve these resources can provide is constrained by their installed capacity. While an approximation was made to consider the additional value provided by a fast-ramping resource, a more precise valuation requires an alternate regulating reserve methodology. Developing and modeling a new regulating reserve methodology for NV Energy was beyond the scope of this study, as was assessing the incremental value of distributed storage.

Ellison, James F.; Bhatnagar, Dhruv; Samaan, Nader [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA; Jin, Chunlian [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Sustainable Electricity | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Sustainable Electricity SHARE Sustainable Electricity Outdoor power line accelerated testing. Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Energy Efficiency and Electricity Technologies Program...

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461

Electrical safety guidelines  

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The Electrical Safety Guidelines prescribes the DOE safety standards for DOE field offices or facilities involved in the use of electrical energy. It has been prepared to provide a uniform set of electrical safety standards and guidance for DOE installations in order to affect a reduction or elimination of risks associated with the use of electrical energy. The objectives of these guidelines are to enhance electrical safety awareness and mitigate electrical hazards to employees, the public, and the environment.

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1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

DOE handbook electrical safety  

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Electrical Safety Handbook presents the Department of Energy (DOE) safety standards for DOE field offices or facilities involved in the use of electrical energy. It has been prepared to provide a uniform set of electrical safety guidance and information for DOE installations to effect a reduction or elimination of risks associated with the use of electrical energy. The objectives of this handbook are to enhance electrical safety awareness and mitigate electrical hazards to employees, the public, and the environment.

NONE

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Comparing the risk profiles of renewable and natural gas electricity contracts: A summary of the California Department of Water Resources contracts  

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Electricity markets in the United States have witnessed unprecedented instability over the last few years, with substantial volatility in wholesale market prices, significant financial distress among major industry organizations, and unprecedented legal, regulatory and legislative activity. These events demonstrate the considerable risks that exist in the electricity industry. Recent industry instability also illustrates the need for thoughtful resource planning to balance the cost, reliability, and risk of the electricity supplied to end-use customers. In balancing different supply options, utilities, regulators, and other resource planners must consider the unique risk profiles of each generating source. This paper evaluates the relative risk profiles of renewable and natural gas generating plants. The risks that exist in the electricity industry depend in part on the technologies that are used to generate electricity. Natural gas has become the fuel of choice for new power plant additions in the United States. To some, this emphasis on a single fuel source signals the potential for increased risk. Renewable generation sources, on the other hand, are frequently cited as a potent source of socially beneficial risk reduction relative to natural gas-fired generation. Renewable generation is not risk free, however, and also imposes certain costs on the electricity sector. This paper specifically compares the allocation and mitigation of risks in long-term natural gas-fired electricity contracts with the allocation and mitigation of these same risks in long-term renewable energy contracts. This comparison highlights some of the key differences between renewable and natural gas generation that decision makers should consider when making electricity investment and contracting decisions. Our assessment is relevant in both regulated and restructured markets. In still-regulated markets, the audience for this report clearly includes regulators and the utilities they regulate. In restructured markets, the role of regulatory oversight of resource planning is more limited. Nonetheless, even in restructured markets, it is increasingly recognized that regulators have a critical role to play in directing the resource planning of providers of last resort--electric suppliers that provide service to those customers who choose not to switch to a competitive supplier. Our review of electricity contracts may also have educational value for those unfamiliar with the typical contents of these agreements. Details of our findings are provided in the body of the paper, but this summary is written to provide a concise alternative to reading the full report.

Bachrach, Devra; Wiser, Ryan; Bolinger, Mark; Golove, William

2003-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

464

Restructuring on Retrospect  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

have the flexibility to switch to other fuels if the available gas must be used for home heating? How robust is the current delivery system for natural gas? Market Power In...

465

CERTS: Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions - Research Highlights  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Historically, the U.S. electric power industry was vertically integrated, and utilities were responsible for system planning, operations, and reliability management. As the nation moves to a competitive market structure, these functions have been disaggregated, and no single entity is responsible for reliability management. As a result, new tools, technologies, systems, and management processes are needed to manage the reliability of the electricity grid. However, a number of simultaneous trends prevent electricity market participants from pursuing development of these reliability tools: utilities are preoccupied with restructuring their businesses, research funding has declined, and the formation of Independent System Operators (ISOs) and Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) to operate the grid means that control of transmission assets is separate from ownership of these assets; at the same time, business uncertainty, and changing regulatory policies have created a climate in which needed investment for transmission infrastructure and tools for reliability management has dried up. To address the resulting emerging gaps in reliability R&D, CERTS has undertaken much-needed public interest research on reliability technologies for the electricity grid. CERTS' vision is to: (1) Transform the electricity grid into an intelligent network that can sense and respond automatically to changing flows of power and emerging problems; (2) Enhance reliability management through market mechanisms, including transparency of real-time information on the status of the grid; (3) Empower customers to manage their energy use and reliability needs in response to real-time market price signals; and (4) Seamlessly integrate distributed technologies--including those for generation, storage, controls, and communications--to support the reliability needs of both the grid and individual customers.

Eto, Joseph

2003-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

466

Will stranded cost recovery distort Pennsylvania`s electricity market?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is ironic indeed that the forecasting errors of Keystone State utilities that have led to today`s claims of stranded costs are now to be remediated in new legislation which, unaccountably, utterly fails to take account of the same problem: utility forecasting errors. On December 3, 1996, the Governor of Pennsylvania signed into law the Electricity Generation Customer Choice and Competition Act (66 Pa. C.S. 2801 et seq.). The Act set in motion an ambitious timetable for restructuring Pennsylvania`s electric utility industry to substantially deregulate its generation component. Customer choice of electricity supplier is to be phased in over a two year period beginning January 1, 1999. As indicated by the appearance of the word {open_quotes}competition{close_quotes} in the official title of the Act, the resulting institutional transformation is expected to foster free market competition in the generation and retail sale of electricity. However, there is already dispute among the Act`s commentators and critics, who are legion, as to whether its strategy for achieving this commendable objective will produce significant cost savings to consumers any time soon. One need look no further than the Act`s transition cost recovery provisions to find cause for skepticism. Section 2808 of the Act empowers the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to impose, for a period of up to nine years from January 1, 1997 (or longer at the Commission`s discretion), a {open_quotes}competitive transition charge{close_quotes} (CTC) upon {open_quotes}every customer accessing the transmission or distribution network.{close_quotes} The CTC is intended to afford Pennsylvania`s regulated electric utilities the opportunity to recover those of their {open_quotes}transition or stranded costs{close_quotes} (collectively {open_quotes}stranded costs{close_quotes}) approved by the Commission.

Caplan, R.L. [Caplan & Luber, Philadelphia, PA (United States)

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

The changing structure of the electric power industry: An update  

SciTech Connect

The U. S. electric power industry today is on the road to restructuring a road heretofore uncharted. While parallels can be drawn from similar journeys taken by the airline industry, the telecommunications industry, and, most recently, the natural gas industry, the electric power industry has its own unique set of critical issues that must be resolved along the way. The transition will be from a structure based on a vertically integrated and regulated monopoly to one equipped to function successfully in a competitive market. The long-standing traditional structure of the electric power industry is the result of a complex web of events that have been unfolding for over 100 years. Some of these events had far-reaching and widely publicized effects. Other major events took the form of legislation. Still other events had effects that are less obvious in comparison (e.g., the appearance of technologies such as transformers and steam and gas turbines, the invention of home appliances, the man-made fission of uranium), and it is likely that their significance in the history of the industry has been obscured by the passage of time. Nevertheless, they, too, hold a place in the underpinnings of today`s electric industry structure. The purpose of this report, which is intended for both lay and technical readers, is twofold. First, it is a basic reference document that provides a comprehensive delineation of the electric power industry and its traditional structure, which has been based upon its monopoly status. Second, it describes the industry`s transition to a competitive environment by providing a descriptive analysis of the factors that have contributed to the interest in a competitive market, proposed legislative and regulatory actions, and the steps being taken by the various components of the industry to meet the challenges of adapting to and prevailing in a competitive environment.

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

2012 National Electricity Forum  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Department of Energy National Electric Transmission Congestion Study Workshop - December 8, 2011 National Electric Transmission Congestion Study...

469

Electric:SpaceCharge  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... OOF2: The Manual. Electric:SpaceCharge. Prev, 6.4.1. Material Properties, Next. Name. Electric:SpaceCharge — Spatial charge density. Details. ...

2013-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

470

Electricity Advisory Committee  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3:30 - 3:40 pm Welcome and Opening Comments Kevin Kolevar, Assistant Secretary for Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Linda Stuntz, Chair, Electricity Advisory Committee...

471

Electric Power Annual  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Table 3.19. Net Generation from Geothermal by State, by Sector, 2011 and 2010 (Thousand Megawatthours) Electric Power Sector Census Division and State All Sectors Electric...

472

Electricity Monthly Update  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

prepared by the Electric Power Operations Team, Office of Electricity, Renewables and Uranium Statistics, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy....

473

Electric Power Annual  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

7. Net Generation from Wind by State, by Sector, 2011 and 2010 (Thousand Megawatthours) Electric Power Sector Census Division and State All Sectors Electric Utilities Independent...

474

Electric Power Annual  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

C. Natural Gas: Consumption for Electricity Generation and Useful Thermal Output, by Sector, 2001 - 2011 (Million Cubic Feet) Electric Power Sector Period Total (all sectors)...

475

Neighborhood Electric Vehicles  

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Neighborhood Electric Vehicles A neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) is 4-wheeled vehicle, larger than a golf cart but smaller than most light-duty passenger vehicles. NEVs are...

476

Energy Basics: Electric Vehicles  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

& Fuels Printable Version Share this resource Fuels Vehicles Electric Vehicles Flexible Fuel Vehicles Fuel Cell Vehicles Hybrid Electric Vehicles Natural Gas Vehicles Propane...

478

Electricity Monthly Update  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

CorrectionUpdate November 28, 2012 Map of Electric System Selected for Daily Peak Demand was replaced with the correct map showing Selected Wholesale Electricity and Natural Gas...

479

EIA Energy Kids - Electricity  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

The energy sources we use to make electricity can be renewable or non-renewable, but electricity itself is neither renewable nor non-renewable.

480

Electrical Safety Committee Charter  

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safety and electrical safety awareness within the APS. The committee shall implement policies and practices adopted by the ANL Electrical Safety Committee and shall assist the ANL...

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481

Energy Basics: Electric Resistance Heating  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

or by heaters in each room. Electric resistance heating converts nearly all of the energy in the electricity to heat. Types of Electric Resistance Heaters Electric resistance...

482

Electricity market module: Electricity fuel dispatch submodule  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In previous Annual Energy Outlooks (AEO), international electricity trade was represented in the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) Electricity Market Module (EMM) modeling framework as an exogenous input. The exception to this exogenous treatment was for firm power projections, i.e., new Canadian hydroelectric model builds. The AEO95 implementation of EMM allowed Canadian hydroelectric projects to be selected in the Electricity Capacity Planning (ECP) submodule on an annual basis and otherwise addressed as any other purchased power commitments. This technical memorandum addresses modifications to the Electricity Fuel Dispatch Submodule implemented in AEO96 to enhance the treatment of international electricity trade through the representation of economy imports from Canada.

NONE

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Microsoft Word - figure_25.doc  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

For DC and HI, Electric price is not applicable. Source: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Form 423, "Monthly Report of Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants."...

484

Practical meter placement algorithms for improving state estimation performance.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??In the early 1990s, Congress and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which oversees the transmission and wholesale of electricity, decided to deregulate the electric… (more)

Donmez, Bilgehan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK - U.S. Energy ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

“Annual Electric Generator Report,” asks respondents to ... March 1980–1982: FERC, Form FPC-5, "Electric Utility Company Monthly Statement." 1983: ...

486

Efficient and Reliable Reactive Power Supply and Consumption -- Insights from an Integrated Program of Engineering and Economic Research  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), recently certified by FERC to be the Electricity Reliability Organization (ERO) created under the Energy Policy

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Electrical Safety - Monthly Analyses of Electrical Safety Occurrences  

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Office of Analysis Office of Analysis Operating Experience Committee Safety Alerts Safety Bulletins Annual Reports Special Operations Reports Safety Advisories Special Reports Causal Analysis Reviews Contact Us HSS Logo Electrical Safety Monthly Analyses of Electrical Safety Occurrences 2013 September 2013 Electrical Safety Occurrences August 2013 Electrical Safety Occurrences July 2013 Electrical Safety Occurrences June 2013 Electrical Safety Occurrences May 2013 Electrical Safety Occurrences April 2013 Electrical Safety Occurrences March Electrical Safety Occurrence February Electrical Safety Occurrence January Electrical Safety Occurrence 2012 December Electrical Safety Occurrence November Electrical Safety Occurrence October Electrical Safety Occurrence September Electrical Safety Occurrence

488

Visual Sample Plan Version 2.0  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(RTOs) are created by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Transmission and distribution, but FERC wants a U.S. system. RTOs generally operate at a multi-state level. Examples: ­ New England ISO-ISO Seasonal Load Profiles ­ Hour in Week FERC/RTO/ISO and PUC goals ­ prevent more electric use at peak, fill

489

Electric car Gasoline car  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ENAC/ Electric car (Renault) Gasoline car (competitors) Gasoline car (Renault) Market shares of an electric vehicle? Electric car (Renault) Gasoline car (competitors) Gasoline car (Renault) Market shares preferences. · Identification of population segments with a strong interest for electric cars. · Forecasting

490

Electricity Market Module  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

This page intentionally left blank This page intentionally left blank 95 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2011 Electricity Market Module The NEMS Electricity Market Module (EMM) represents the capacity planning, dispatching, and pricing of electricity. It is composed of four submodules-electricity capacity planning, electricity fuel dispatching, electricity load and demand, and electricity finance and pricing. It includes nonutility capacity and generation, and electricity transmission and trade. A detailed description of the EMM is provided in the EIA publication, Electricity Market Module of the National Energy Modeling System 2011, DOE/EIA-M068(2011). Based on fuel prices and electricity demands provided by the other modules of the NEMS, the EMM determines the most

491

Electricity Market Module  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Market Module Market Module This page inTenTionally lefT blank 101 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2013 Electricity Market Module The NEMS Electricity Market Module (EMM) represents the capacity planning, dispatching, and pricing of electricity. It is composed of four submodules-electricity capacity planning, electricity fuel dispatching, electricity load and demand, and electricity finance and pricing. It includes nonutility capacity and generation, and electricity transmission and trade. A detailed description of the EMM is provided in the EIA publication, Electricity Market Module of the National Energy Modeling System 2013, DOE/EIA-M068(2013). Based on fuel prices and electricity demands provided by the other modules of the NEMS, the EMM determines the most

492

Electricity Market Module  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

This page inTenTionally lefT blank 91 U.S. Energy Information Administration | Assumptions to the Annual Energy Outlook 2012 Electricity Market Module The NEMS Electricity Market Module (EMM) represents the capacity planning, dispatching, and pricing of electricity. It is composed of four submodules-electricity capacity planning, electricity fuel dispatching, electricity load and demand, and electricity finance and pricing. It includes nonutility capacity and generation, and electricity transmission and trade. A detailed description of the EMM is provided in the EIA publication, Electricity Market Module of the National Energy Modeling System 2012, DOE/EIA-M068(2012). Based on fuel prices and electricity demands provided by the other modules of the NEMS, the EMM determines the most

493

Introduction Computational Efficiency Electricity Portfolio Planning Electricity Portfolios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Introduction Computational Efficiency Electricity Portfolio Planning Electricity Portfolios 2009/11/30­12/01 István Maros Electricity Portfolio #12;Introduction Computational Efficiency Electricity Portfolio Outline 1 Introduction 2 Computational Efficiency 3 Electricity Portfolio Approximate

494

Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Electric) - Residential Energy...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

electric customers who upgrade heating, cooling or ventilation systems with specific types of energy efficient equipment. These rebates include efficient central air...

495

California's electricity system of the future scenario analysis in support of public-interest transmission system R&D planning  

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Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) 10. Underground Cables 11.E2I FACTS FERC GIL GMC GPS HVDC IEEE IOU ISO LADWP MD02 MJare minimal. High-voltage DC (HVDC) lines are not considered

Eto, Joseph; Stovall, John P.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

Contract No. DE-AC03-76SF00098. Price-Elastic Demand in Deregulated Electricity Markets  

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The degree to which anyderegulated market functions e ciently often depends on the ability ofmarket agents to respond quickly to uctuating conditions. Many restructured electricity markets, however, experience high prices caused by supply shortages and little demand-side response. We examine the implications for market operations when a risk-averse retailer's end-use consumers are allowed to perceive real-time variations in the electricity spot price. Using a market-equilibrium model, we nd that price elasticity bothincreases the retailer's revenue risk exposure and decreases the spot price. Since the latter induces the retailer to reduce forward electricity purchases, while the former has the opposite e ect, the overall impact of price responsive demand on the electricity forward price is ambiguous. Indeed, each retailer's response depends on the relative magnitudes of its risk exposure and end-user price elasticity. Nevertheless, price elasticity decreases cumulative electricity consumption. By extending the analysis to allow for early settlement of demand, we nd that forward stage end-user price responsiveness decreases the electricity forward price relative to the case with price-elastic demand only in real time. Moreover, we nd that only if forward stage end-user demand is price elastic will the equilibrium electricity forward price be reduced.

Afzal S. Siddiqui; Afzal S. Siddiqui

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Evaluating the potential impact of transmission constraints on the operation of a competitive electricity market in Illinois.  

SciTech Connect

Despite the current adequacy of the generation and transmission system in Illinois, there is concern that the uncertainties of electricity restructuring warrant a more detailed analysis to determine if there might be pitfalls that have not been identified under current conditions. The problems experienced elsewhere in the country emphasize the need for an evaluation of how Illinois might fare under a restructured electricity market. The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) commissioned this study to be undertaken as a joint effort by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Argonne National Laboratory to evaluate the Illinois situation in the 2007 period when restructuring is scheduled to be fully implemented in the State. The purpose of this study is to make an initial determination if the transmission system in Illinois and the surrounding region would be able to support a competitive electricity market, would allow for effective competition to keep prices in check, and would allow for new market participants to effectively compete for market share. The study seeks to identify conditions that could reasonably be expected to occur that would enable a company to exercise market power in one or more portions of the State and thereby create undue pressure on the prices charged to customers and/or inhibit new market participants from entering the market. The term 'market power' has many different definitions, and there is no universal agreement on how to measure it. For the purposes of this study, the term is defined as the ability to raise prices and increase profitability by unilateral action. A more complete definition is provided later. With this definition, the central question of this analysis becomes: 'Can a company, acting on its own, raise electricity prices and increase its profits?' It should be noted that the intent of the study is not to predict whether or not such market power would be exercised by any company. Rather, it is designed to determine if a set of reasonably expected conditions could allow any company to do so. It should also be emphasized that this study is not intended to be a comprehensive evaluation of the electric power system in the State. Rather, it is intended to identify some issues that may impact the effective functioning of a competitive market.

Cirillo, R.; Thimmapuram, P.; Veselka, T.; Koritarov, V.; Conzelmann, G.; Macal, C.; Boyd, G.; North, M.; Overbye, T.; Cheng, X.; Decision and Information Sciences; Univ. of Illinois

2006-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

498

Microsoft PowerPoint - 04 Melendez Rimando Restructuring of EM Portfolio Briefing 3 March 2010 rev 2 rcvd 8 Mar 1100 [Compatibi  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Title Title Restructuring the EM Portfolio A new permanent way of doing business... R. Rimando & C. Melendez March 9, 2010 1 Pre-ARRA Portfolio Structure Portfolio Structure * EM Project Baseline Summaries (PBS) j ( ) - DOE O 413.3A applied to the PBS - All-inclusive scope → "kitchen sink" All inclusive scope → kitchen sink - Prolonged durations → NTB and OPER - Budget-driven → annual shortfalls - Budget-driven → annual shortfalls - Struggling construction projects "tax" other PBS- funded work funded work - Capital work performance masked by LOE work - Perception of progress with "no completion" 2 - Perception of progress with no completion ARRA Challenges and Opportunity * How do we save and create jobs quickly?

499

Electric arc saw apparatus  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A portable, hand held electric arc saw has a small frame for supporting an electrically conducting rotary blade which serves as an electrode for generating an electric arc to erode a workpiece. Electric current is supplied to the blade by biased brushes and a slip ring which are mounted in the frame. A pair of freely movable endless belts in the form of crawler treads stretched between two pulleys are used to facilitate movement of the electric arc saw. The pulleys are formed of dielectric material to electrically insulate the crawler treads from the frame.

Deichelbohrer, Paul R. (Richland, WA)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Electricity Consumption Electricity Consumption EIA Electricity Consumption Estimates  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Consumption Consumption Electricity Consumption EIA Electricity Consumption Estimates (million kWh) National Petroleum Council Assumption: The definition of electricity con- sumption and sales used in the NPC 1999 study is the equivalent ofwhat EIA calls "sales by utilities" plus "retail wheeling by power marketers." This A nn u al Gro wth total could also be called "sales through the distribution grid," 2o 99 99 to Sales by Utilities -012% #N/A Two other categories of electricity consumption tracked by EIA cover on site Retail Wheeling Sales by generation for host use. The first, "nonutility onsite direct use," covers the Power Marketen 212.25% #N/A traditional generation/cogeneration facilities owned by industrial or large All Sales Through Distribution