Based at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, the Harvard Electricity Policy Group (HEPG) was founded in 1993 in response to ongoing changes in the US electricity industry.

RECENT POSTINGS
HEPG maintains an extensive Research Library on electricity issues. The most recent postings are listed below.
Dates indicate when items were completed, presented or published, and not the posting dates.

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

December 12-13, 2013, HEPG Seventy-Third Plenary Session

Session One: Electricity Trading: Value Added or Value Removed?
Session Two: The Electric Utility Business Model Going Forward: Maximalis, Minimalist, or Somewhere in Between?
Session Three: Reliance on Renewables: Clash Between Expectation and Reality?
Rapporteur's Summary, 99 pages.

21st Century Power Partnership. "Market Evolution: Wholesale Electricity Market Design for 21st Century Power Systems." Produced under the guidance of the Department of Energy and the Clean Energy Ministerial by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory under Interagency Agreement S- OES - 12 - IA - 0010 and Task Number WFH1.2010. October 7, 2013.

Dolan, Dan. "Energy and Capacity Markets: Carts and Horses in Parallel Universes." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 74th Plenary Session, Santa Monica, CA, February 27, 2014.

Hogan, William. "Electricity Scarcity Pricing and Resource Adequacy." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 74th Plenary Session, Santa Monica, CA, February 27, 2014.

O'Neill, Richard. "Toward better, more efficient capacity market design." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 74th Plenary Session, Santa Monica, CA, February 27, 2014.

Pfeifenberger, Hannes. "Energy and Capacity Markets: Tradeoffs in Reliability, Costs, and Risks. " Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, 74th Plenary Session, Santa Monica, CA, February 27, 2014.

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

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

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

Brown, Ashley. "Valuation and Pricing of Distributed Solar PV." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Santa Monica, CA, February 28, 2014.

Borlick, Robert. "An Empirical Analysis of Net Metering." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Santa Monica, CA, February 28, 2014.

The Brattle Group. "Resource Adequacy Requirements: Reliability and Economic Implications." Prepared for the FERC. September, 2013.

The Brattle Group. "Estimating the Economically Optimal Reserve Margin in ERCOT." Prepared for the Public Utility Commission of Texas. January 31, 2014.

PJM Interconnection. "Technical Analysis of Operational Events and Market Impacts During the September 2013 Heat Wave." December 23, 2013.

Sherk, Peter. "Harvard Electricity Policy Group." Harvard Electricity Policy Group 73rd Plenary Session, Marana, AZ. 8 pages.

Dion, Philip J. "The Electric Utility Business Model Going Forward: Maximalist, Minimalist, or Somewhere in Between?" Harvard Electricity Policy Group 73rd Plenary Session, Marana, AZ. 8 pages.

Brown, Ashley. "The Utility Business Model Going Forward: Policy, Perception, and Risk Considerations." Harvard Electricity Policy Group 73rd Plenary Session, Marana, AZ. 11 pages.

Kristov, Lorenzo. "The transmission-distribution interface in a distributed energy future." Harvard Electricity Policy Group 73rd Plenary Session, Marana, AZ. 12 pages.

Tai, Humayun. "New Utility Business Models." Harvard Electricity Policy Group 73rd Plenary Session, Marana, AZ, 11 pages.

Abraham, Spencer, and Mark P. Mills. Dodd-Frank and Energy Price Stability: Time to Rein In Unintended Consequences. Abraham Energy Report White Paper.

Harvard Kennedy School Insight, Interview with William Hogan on Electricity Policy. September 30, 2013.

The Aspen Institute for Energy & the Environment. The Future of the U.S. Electricity Sector. 2013 Energy Policy Forum.

London Economics International for ERCOT, Estimating the Value of Lost Load: Briefing paper prepared for ERCOT by LEI. June 6, 2013.

HEPG - 20th Anniversary Comedy Tribute. Presented by Theresa Flaim at the commemorative dinner, September 27, 2013.

Moler, Elizabeth. "Happy Anniversary HEPG: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going?" Harvard Electricity Policy Group 72nd Plenary Session, September 26, 2013. 5 pages.

Flaim, Theresa. "Twenty Years of Electricity Market Reform: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?" Harvard Electricity Policy Group 72nd Plenary Session, September 26, 2013. 15 pages.

Massey, William. "Twenty Years of Market Reformation: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?" Harvard Electricity Policy Group 72nd Plenary Session, September 26, 2013. 9 pages.

Schmalensee, Richard. "Down a Long and Winding Road - How Far?" Harvard Electricity Policy Group 72nd Plenary Session, September 26, 2013. 10 pages.

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