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Utilities Policy

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Volume 35, issue C, 2015

The market (in-)stability reserve for EU carbon emission trading: Why it might fail and how to improve it pp. 1-18 Downloads
Jörn C. Richstein, Émile J.L. Chappin and Laurens J. de Vries
Energy reform in Mexico: Imperfect unbundling in the electricity sector pp. 19-27 Downloads
Alejandro Ibarra-Yunez
Quantifying distribution-system operators' economic incentives to promote residential demand response pp. 28-40 Downloads
Elta Koliou, Cajsa Bartusch, Angela Picciariello, Tobias Eklund, Lennart Söder and Rudi A. Hakvoort
The impact of curriculum-based learning on environmental literacy and energy consumption with implications for policy pp. 41-49 Downloads
Christopher A. Craig and Myria W. Allen
Transportation intensity, urbanization, economic growth, and CO2 emissions in the G-20 countries pp. 50-66 Downloads
Mak Arvin, Rudra P. Pradhan and Neville R. Norman
Coal, oil, or clean energy: Which contributes most to the low energy efficiency in China? pp. 67-71 Downloads
Wei Xie, Pengfei Sheng and Xiaohui Guo
Asymmetric effects of electricity regulatory reforms in the EU15 and in the New Member States: Empirical evidence from residential prices 1990–2011 pp. 72-90 Downloads
Emanuele Bacchiocchi, Massimo Florio and Giulia Taveggia
Assessing a decade of regulatory performance for the Lesotho electricity industry pp. 91-101 Downloads
Leboli Z. Thamae, Retselisitsoe I. Thamae and Thimothy M. Thamae

Volume 34, issue C, 2015

Paths to universalize water and sewage services in Brazil: The role of regulatory authorities in promoting efficient service pp. 1-10 Downloads
Anne Emília Costa Carvalho and Luciano Menezes Bezerra Sampaio
Network unbundling and flawed coordination: Experience from the electricity sector pp. 11-18 Downloads
Gert Brunekreeft
Clean-energy policies and electricity sector carbon emissions in the U.S. states pp. 19-29 Downloads
Hongtao Yi
Coal-ash management by U.S. electric utilities: Overview and recent developments pp. 30-33 Downloads
Elizabeth Connors
Introduction to Reforming water tariffs: Experiences and reforms pp. 34-35 Downloads
María García-Valiñas and Andres Picazo-Tadeo
Tariff recommendations: A Panacea for the Portuguese water sector? pp. 36-44 Downloads
Francisco Silva Pinto and Rc Marques
The new Italian water tariff method: A launching point for novel infrastructures or a backwards step? pp. 45-53 Downloads
Giulia Romano, Andrea Guerrini and Bettina Campedelli
Optimal water tariffs and supply augmentation for cost-of-service regulated water utilities pp. 54-62 Downloads
R. Quentin Grafton, Long Chu and Tom Kompas
An empirical examination of the distributional impacts of water pricing reforms pp. 63-69 Downloads
Steven Renzetti, Diane Dupont and Tina Chitsinde
A diagnostic tool for estimating the incidence of subsidies delivered by water utilities in low- and medium-income countries, with illustrative simulations pp. 70-81 Downloads
Dale Whittington, Celine Nauges, David Fuente and Xun Wu
An analysis of the price escalation of non-linear water tariffs for domestic uses in Spain pp. 82-93 Downloads
Marta Suárez-Varela, Roberto Martinez-Espineira and Francisco González-Gómez
Governance structures and their impact on tariff levels of Brazilian water and sanitation corporations pp. 94-105 Downloads
Alexandro Barbosa and Isabel Brusca

Volume 33, issue C, 2015

Power transmission regulation in a liberalised context: An analysis of innovative solutions in South American markets pp. 1-9 Downloads
Paolo Mastropietro, Luiz Barroso and Carlos Batlle
Coordination between clean energy generation and thermal power generation under the policy of “direct power-purchase for large users” in China pp. 10-22 Downloads
Ming Zeng, Yongqi Yang, Qiannan Fan, Yingxin Liu and Zhuojun Zou
Interaction between gas and power market designs pp. 23-33 Downloads
Miguel Vazquez and Michelle Hallack
The policy and institutional challenges of grid integration of renewable energy in the western United States pp. 34-41 Downloads
Angela Cifor, Paul Denholm, Erik Ela, Bri-Mathias Hodge and Adam Reed
Household valuation of smart-home functionalities in Slovenia pp. 42-53 Downloads
Miha Rihar, Nevenka Hrovatin and Jelena Zoric
European Union emissions trading scheme impact on the Spanish electricity price during phase II and phase III implementation pp. 54-62 Downloads
Carlos Freitas and Patricia Silva
Lessons learned from Huizhou, China's unsuccessful waste-to-energy incinerator project: Assessment and policy recommendations pp. 63-68 Downloads
Zheng Wan, Jihong Chen and Brian Craig

Volume 32, issue C, 2015

Public-private partnerships in Spanish Ports: Current status and future prospects pp. 1-11 Downloads
María Cabrera, Ancor Suárez-Alemán and Lourdes Trujillo
A study of the negotiated-settlement practice in regulation: Some evidence from Florida pp. 12-18 Downloads
Shourjo Chakravorty
An asset-management model for use in the evaluation and regulation of public-lighting systems pp. 19-28 Downloads
Mohammad Javad Mirzaei, Reza Dashti, Ahad Kazemi and Mohammad Hassan Amirioun
Toward the digital water age: Survey and case studies of Australian water utility smart-metering programs pp. 29-37 Downloads
C.D. Beal and J. Flynn
The impact of coordination on wholesale market participation: The case of the U.S. electricity industry pp. 38-44 Downloads
Theodore J. Kury
Connecting Mediterranean countries through electricity corridors: New Institutional Economic and regulatory analysis pp. 45-54 Downloads
Haikel Khalfallah

Volume 31, issue C, 2014

Beyond the public–private controversy in urban water management in Spain pp. 1-9 Downloads
Francisco González-Gómez, Miguel A. García-Rubio and Jesús González-Martínez
Adaptation of interconnected infrastructures to climate change: A socio-technical systems perspective pp. 10-17 Downloads
Emile J.L. Chappin and Telli van der Lei
The effects of ownership, board size and board composition on the performance of Italian water utilities pp. 18-28 Downloads
Giulia Romano and Andrea Guerrini
Toward a less natural gas dependent energy mix in Spain: Crowding-out effects of shifting to biomass power generation pp. 29-35 Downloads
María J. Colinet, José M. Cansino, José M. González-Limón and Manuel Ordóñez
Electricity inequality in Canada: Should pricing reforms eliminate subsidies to encourage efficient usage? pp. 36-43 Downloads
Seyed Reza Mirnezami
30 years of British utility regulation: Developing country experience and outlook pp. 44-51 Downloads
Katharina Gassner and Nataliya Pushak
Economies of scale and scope in Australian urban water utilities pp. 52-62 Downloads
Andrew Worthington and Helen Higgs
Regulation of district-heating systems pp. 63-73 Downloads
Matthias Wissner
Linking meters and markets: Roles and incentives to support a flexible demand side pp. 74-84 Downloads
Jonas Katz
Smart Grids in the EU with smart regulation: Experiences from the UK, Italy and Portugal pp. 85-93 Downloads
João Crispim, José Braz, Rui Castro and Jorge Esteves
Privatization of water-supply services in Saudi Arabia: A unique experience pp. 107-113 Downloads
Omar K.M. Ouda, Rafat F. Al-Waked and Abdulrahman A. Alshehri
Productivity change and its determinants: Application of the Malmquist index with bootstrapping in Iranian steam power plants pp. 114-120 Downloads
Naser Shams Gharneh, Alireza Nabavieh, Davoud Gholamiangonabadi and Mohammad Alimoradi
Incentives for Combined Heat and Power plants: How to increase societal benefits? pp. 121-132 Downloads
Rasika Athawale and Frank A. Felder
Mergers and acquisitions in radio and television broadcasting: Consistent goals and adaptive regulation pp. 133-142 Downloads
Janice A. Hauge
Pricing in centrally committed electricity markets pp. 143-145 Downloads
Ramteen Sioshansi
British utility regulation: Consolidation, existential angst, or fiasco? pp. 146-151 Downloads
Martin Lodge and Jon Stern
RPI-X, competition as a rivalrous discovery process, and customer engagement – Paper presented at the Conference The British Utility Regulation Model: Beyond Competition and Incentive Regulation? pp. 152-161 Downloads
Stephen Littlechild
The British utility regulation model: Its recent history and future prospects pp. 162-172 Downloads
Jon Stern
UK experience of utility regulation since 2003 and outlook pp. 173-177 Downloads
Chris Bolt
A better deal for consumers and an attractive environment for investors: The regulators' perspective on the development and use of regulatory and competition powers pp. 178-183 Downloads
Richard Price and Cathryn Ross
Developing countries experience and outlook: Getting the framework right pp. 184-187 Downloads
Ian Alexander
Independent regulation of government-owned monopolies: An oxymoron? The case of electricity distribution in Australia pp. 188-196 Downloads
Bruce Mountain
Reflections on RPI-X regulation in OECD countries pp. 197-202 Downloads
Jonathan Mirrlees-Black
Utility regulation in Africa: How relevant is the British model? pp. 203-205 Downloads
Liam Wren-Lewis
The Customer Forum: Customer engagement in the Scottish water sector pp. 206-218 Downloads
Stephen Littlechild
The EU internal electricity market: Done forever? pp. 221-228 Downloads
Jean-Michel Glachant and Sophia Ruester
From distribution networks to smart distribution systems: Rethinking the regulation of European electricity DSOs pp. 229-237 Downloads
Sophia Ruester, Sebastian Schwenen, Carlos Batlle and Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga
Gas network and market “à la Carte”: Identifying the fundamental choices pp. 238-245 Downloads
Jean-Michel Glachant, Michelle Hallack and Miguel Vazquez
Electronic communications regulation in Europe: An overview of past and future problems pp. 246-255 Downloads
Pier Luigi Parcu and Virginia Silvestri
Evolving regulation for media freedom and pluralism in the European Union pp. 256-265 Downloads
Elda Brogi and Pier Luigi Parcu
Postal-sector policy: From monopoly to regulated competition and beyond pp. 266-277 Downloads
Christian Jaag
Governance of competition and performance in European railways: An analysis of five cases pp. 278-288 Downloads
Matthias Finger
The Single European Sky gridlock: A difficult 10 year reform process pp. 289-301 Downloads
Marc Baumgartner and Matthias Finger
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