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Volume 51, issue C, 2018

An object-oriented energy benchmark for the evaluation of the office building stock pp. 1-11 Downloads
Xinyi Li, Runming Yao, Qin Li, Yong Ding and Baizhan Li
The long-run price elasticity of residential demand for electricity: Results from a natural experiment pp. 12-17 Downloads
James Feehan
Low-carbon investments from the perspective of electric utilities: The burden of the past pp. 18-32 Downloads
Shoai-Tehrani, Bianka, Keigo Akimoto and Fuminori Sano
Positive Train Control (PTC) for railway safety in the United States: Policy developments and critical issues pp. 33-40 Downloads
Zhipeng Zhang, Xiang Liu and Keith Holt
Learning from experience in the water sector to improve access to energy services pp. 41-50 Downloads
Franziska Curran, Simon Smart, Justine Lacey, Chris Greig and Paul Lant
Utility and regulatory decision-making under conditions of uncertainty: Balancing resilience and affordability pp. 51-60 Downloads
Christopher Decker
Policy incentives for flexible district heating in the Baltic countries pp. 61-72 Downloads
Daniel Møller Sneum, Eli Sandberg, Hardi Koduvere, Ole Jess Olsen and Dagnija Blumberga
How to watch the watchmen? The role and measurement of regulatory governance pp. 73-81 Downloads
Rc Marques and Francisco Silva Pinto
The public health benefits of urban sanitation in low and middle income countries pp. 82-88 Downloads
Sandy Cairncross
An assessment of self-help water supply in Akure, Nigeria pp. 89-94 Downloads
Alexander Adeyemi Fakere, Clement Oluwole Folorunso, Felix Kayode Omole, Hezekiah Adedayo Ayoola and Olatunde Arayela

Volume 50, issue C, 2018

Fuel-price reform to achieve climate and energy policy goals in Saudi Arabia: A multiple-scenario analysis pp. 1-12 Downloads
Markus Groissböck and Matthias J. Pickl
Regulatory and ownership determinants of unbundling regime choice for European electricity transmission utilities pp. 13-25 Downloads
Alexis Meletiou, Carlo Cambini and Marcelo Masera
A smarter electricity grid for the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia: Perceptions and policy implications pp. 26-39 Downloads
Dilek Düştegör, Nahid Sultana, Noor Felemban and Deemah Al Qahtani
Coordination between transmission and distribution system operators in the electricity sector: A conceptual framework pp. 40-48 Downloads
Helena Gerard, Enrique Israel Rivero Puente and Daan Six
Organisational design for improved performance of urban water utilities in developing countries pp. 49-59 Downloads
S.M. Kayaga, W. Kingdom and A. Jalakam
Two smart energy management models for the Spanish electricity system pp. 60-72 Downloads
José M. Cansino, Rocío Román and María J. Colinet
Legal reform and the devolution of the Spanish Port System: An econometric assessment pp. 73-82 Downloads
Castillo-Manzano, José I., Castro-Nuño, Mercedes, González-Laxe, Fernando and Diego J. Pedregal
The relationship between modern Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) and development in Africa pp. 83-90 Downloads
Ambe J. Njoh
Estimating the effects of restructuring on the technical and service-quality efficiency of electricity companies in China pp. 91-100 Downloads
Na-Qian Deng, Li-Qiu Liu and Ying-Zhi Deng
Quantifying the capacity value of natural gas efficiency in New England pp. 101-110 Downloads
Nathaniel Gilbraith, Paulina Jaramillo and Inês Lima Azevedo
Self-supply and regulated tariffs: Dynamic equilibria between photovoltaic market evolution and rate structures to ensure network sustainability pp. 111-123 Downloads
Ricardo Prata and Pedro M.S. Carvalho
Measuring the risk-adjusted performance of CO2 emission markets: Evidence from SENDECO2 pp. 124-132 Downloads
Feria-Domínguez, José Manuel, Rodriguez-Carrillero, David and Guerra-Martinez, José Carlos
Identifying barriers to implementation of local transport policy: An analysis of bus policy in Great Britain pp. 133-143 Downloads
Clare McTigue, Jason Monios and Tom Rye
Customer bill impacts of energy efficiency and net-metered photovoltaic system investments pp. 144-152 Downloads
Andrew Satchwell, Peter Cappers and Charles Goldman
Do economic regulatory agencies matter to private-sector involvement in water utilities in developing countries? pp. 153-163 Downloads
Salvador Bertomeu-Sánchez, Daniel Camos and Antonio Estache
Corporate performance of the Seven Brothers of the European energy market: Then there were five pp. 164-174 Downloads
Stephen Thomas
Ownership structure and the technical, cost, and revenue efficiency of Italian airports pp. 175-193 Downloads
Corrado lo Storto
Forward risk premia in long-term transmission rights: The case of electricity price area differentials (EPAD) in the Nordic electricity market pp. 194-206 Downloads
Petr Spodniak and Mikael Collan
Distributed electricity generation from sugarcane for agricultural irrigation: A case study from the midwest region of Brazil pp. 207-210 Downloads
Marli da Silva Garcia, Olivier François Vilpoux and Marney Pascoli Cereda

Volume 49, issue C, 2017

Meso-institutions: The variety of regulatory arrangements in the water sector pp. 6-19 Downloads
Claude Menard
Public innovation: An Australian regulatory case study pp. 20-29 Downloads
Graeme Hodge and Tara McCallum
Data availability as a key tool for regulating government-owned water utilities pp. 30-37 Downloads
Sanford V. Berg and Michelle Phillips
Raising the bar: The role of governance in performance assessments pp. 38-47 Downloads
Francisco Silva Pinto, Pedro Simões and Rc Marques
Design and implementation of regulatory systems for government-owned utilities (GOUs) in Bulgaria pp. 48-60 Downloads
Ivaylo Kastchiev
Regulation inside government: The challenges of regulating a government-owned utility pp. 61-70 Downloads
Alketa Peci, D’Assunção, Márcio Leite, Michelle Moretzsohn Holperin and Celso Florêncio de Souza
Alternative policies for the liberalization of retail electricity markets in Chile pp. 72-92 Downloads
Sebastián Palacios M. and Eduardo Saavedra
Two decades of rail regulatory reform in Brazil (1996–2016) pp. 93-103 Downloads
Patrícia Regina Pinheiro Sampaio and Mariam Tchepurnaya Daychoum
Distributed electricity generation in Brazil: An analysis of policy context, design and impact pp. 104-115 Downloads
Catherine Gucciardi Garcez
State capacity and utilities regulation in Brazil: Exploring bureaucracy pp. 116-126 Downloads
Bruno Queiroz Cunha, Ana Karine Pereira and Alexandre de Ávila Gomide
Has efficiency improved after the decentralization in the water industry in Venezuela? pp. 127-136 Downloads
Angel Higuerey, Lourdes Trujillo and María Manuela González
Public utility companies in liberalized markets – The impact of management models on local and regional sustainability pp. 137-144 Downloads
Mejía-Dugand, Santiago, Olof Hjelm and Leo Baas
Measuring and comparing the distribution of decision-making power in regulatory arrangements of the telecommunication sector in Latin America pp. 145-155 Downloads
Camilo Ignacio González
Regulatory change and innovation in Latin America: The case of renewable energy in Brazil pp. 156-164 Downloads
Amanda Bradshaw

Volume 48, issue C, 2017

Corporate social responsibility and dimensions of performance: An application to U.S. electric utilities pp. 1-11 Downloads
Amer Ait Sidhoum and Teresa Serra
The efficacy of liberalization and privatization in introducing competition into European natural gas markets pp. 12-21 Downloads
Iweta Opolska
Water for the urban poor: Balancing financial and social objectives through service differentiation in the Kenyan water sector pp. 22-31 Downloads
Klaas Schwartz, Mireia Tutusaus and Elisa Savelli
Optimizing energy management and control of distributed generation resources in islanded microgrids pp. 32-40 Downloads
Mohammad Abedini and Moein Abedini
An economic model for the cost of electricity service interruption in South Africa pp. 41-50 Downloads
U.J. Minnaar, W. Visser and J. Crafford
An appraisal of investment vehicles in the Tanzania's electricity sector pp. 51-68 Downloads
Donna Peng and Rahmatallah Poudineh
Postal network access and service quality: Expectation and experience in Serbia pp. 69-75 Downloads
Dragana Šarac, Marija Unterberger, Bojan Jovanović, Momčilo Kujačić, Nikola Trubint and Spasenija Ožegović
The effectiveness of capacity markets in the presence of a high portfolio share of renewable energy sources pp. 76-91 Downloads
Pradyumna C. Bhagwat, Kaveri K. Iychettira, Jörn C. Richstein, Emile J.L. Chappin and Laurens J. De Vries
A categorisation system for Australia's Integrated Urban Water Management plans pp. 92-102 Downloads
Lachlan Guthrie, Saman De Silva and Casey Furlong
25 years of Regulation of Water Services; looking backwards & forwards11This paper is an extension of the notes I delivered at the annual conference of the Regulatory policy Institute held at Merton College Oxford on 12/13 September 2016 I amended the notes in the light of the discussion at Oxford and further helpful comments on an earlier draft. An important contribution could be made by adoption, or adaptation, of a new procedure devised for the Australian electricity market, made in a lecture by John Pearce, Chair, Australian Energy Market Commission, and an insight by Stephen Smith in his presentation on the Evolution of Network Price Determination Processes. Further points emerged at a subsequent presentation by Thames Water at a European Policy Forum Roundtable on the financing of the Thames Tideway Tunnel. I am particularly grateful to Alan Sutherland, John Smith, Colin Skellett, John Banyard, Remy Prud'homme, Rupert Darwall, Martin Cave, Stephen Littlechild, Sonia Brown and Jonson Cox and to three anonymous referees for help in the drafting of this paper and to Julia Havard in editing the text.,22See my article on the Regulation of Water Services in the UK in Utilities Policy 24 (2013) for my account of my term of office from 1989 to 2000 pp. 103-108 Downloads
Ian Byatt
The contractual and administrative regulation of public-private partnership pp. 109-121 Downloads
Gonzalo Ruiz
The hybrid model for economic regulation of water utilities: Mission impossible? pp. 122-131 Downloads
Olivia Jensen and Xun Wu
Efficient risk transfer in PPP wastewater treatment projects pp. 132-140 Downloads
Asheem Shrestha, Toong-Khuan Chan, Ajibade A. Aibinu and Chuan Chen
Why not regulate PPPs? pp. 141-146 Downloads
Rc Marques
Myopic PPPs: Risk allocation and hidden liabilities for taxpayers and users pp. 147-156 Downloads
Germà Bel, Bel-Piñana, Paula and Jordi Rosell
The favourability of U.S. PPP enabling legislation and private investment in transportation infrastructure pp. 157-165 Downloads
R. Richard Geddes and Eoin Reeves
The ‘hidden costs’ of water provision: New evidence from the relationship between contracting-out and price in French water public services pp. 166-175 Downloads
Simon Porcher
Contract renegotiation by an Italian wastewater utility: Action research to promote effective tariff revision pp. 176-183 Downloads
A. Guerrini and G. Romano
Public-Private Partnerships as rent-seeking opportunities: A case study on an unsolicited proposal in Lima, Peru pp. 184-194 Downloads
Guillermo Takano
The build-operate-transfer model as an infrastructure privatisation strategy for Turkmenistan pp. 195-200 Downloads
Serdar Durdyev and Syuhaida Ismail
Local waste management in the Czech Republic: Limits and merits of public-private partnership and contracting out pp. 201-209 Downloads
Jana Soukopová, Gabriela Vaceková and Daniel Klimovský
Analyzing risk in PPP provision of utility services: A social welfare perspective pp. 210-218 Downloads
Mark A. Moore, Anthony E. Boardman and Aidan Vining
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