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2012

Binz, Ron, Richard Sedano, Denise Furey and Dan Mullen. "Practicing Risk-Aware Electricity Regulation: What Every State Regulator Needs to Know." A Ceres report, April 2012.

Thomas, Glen. "Race to the Bottom: Two Eastern governors make war against markets." Public Utilities Fornightly, March 2012.

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2010

Sudarshan, Anant, Deconstructing the 'Rosenfeld Curve': The Problem with Energy Intensities (November 27, 2010). USAEE-IAEE Working Paper No. 10-057. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1715860

Media release. Substantial Achievements From Electricity Industry Restructuring in Connecticut. New England Energy Alliance, April 21, 2010.

2008

Tierney, Susan and Todd Schatzki. Competitive Procurement of Retail Electricity Supply: Recent Trends in State Policies and Utility Practices. Analysis Group, July 2008. Paper, 89 pages.

2005

Harvey, Scott, Susan Pope and William Hogan. Comments on the California ISO MRTU LMP Market Design. 23 February 2005. Paper, 218 pages.

2004

Western Governor Association. Clean and Diversified Energy Initiative for the West. 22 June 2004. Proposed policy resolution 04-13. 5 pages.

Hogan, William. Cross-Border Coordination: PJM and MISO. January 2004. Presentaiton, 10 pages.

Electricity Conservation and Supply Task Force (Ontario). Tough Choices: Final Report to the Minister January 2004. 119 pages.

2003

Showalter, Marilyn. Regional State Advisory Committees and Grid Governance.
25 September 2003. Presentation, 25 pages.

Fox, Jeanne. Regional State Advisory Committees and Grid Governance: New Jersey's PJM Experience. 25 September 2003. Presentation, 11 pages.

Davis, Steven. Direct Access Market Status in California. 25 September 2003. Presentation, 8 pages.

Alexander, Barbara (NCAT). Managing Default Service to Provide Consumer Benefits in Restructured States: Avoiding Short-Term Price Volatility. July 2003. Paper, 16 pages.

Peterson, Paul, David White, Bruce Biewald and Cliff Chen (Synapse Energy Economics). The New England Experiment: An Evaluation of the Wholesale Electricity Markets. June 2003. Paper, 25 pages.

California ISO. Comprehensive Market Design Proposal (MD02). 27 May 2003. Paper, 38 pages.

Ruff, Larry. Statement of Larry E. Ruff, PhD on California State Senate Bill No. 2000, "Unlawful Electric Power and Natural Gas Practices," before the Senate Judiciary Committee. 23 April 2003. 8 pages.

Cooper, Mark. "A Discouraging Word" (or Two, or Three, or Four) about Electricity Restructuring in Texas, Pennsylvania, New England and Elsewhere. March 2003. Paper, 9 pages.

Roark, Jeffrey. The Western Energy Market: Inherent Risks and Market Solutions. March 2003. Paper, 16 pages.

Connolly, Paul, Jr. The Financial Impact on the Regulated Utility From the Activities of Unregulated Affiliates.
31 January 2003. Presentation, 53 pages.

Blackburn, Thomas. Unregulated Utility Affiliates: It's Not Time for a Change. 31 January 2003. Presentation,
14 pages.

Hemmingway, Roy. Regulated Utilities and Unregulated Losses. 31 January 2003. Presentation, 17 pages.

Ad-Hoc Group of Regulatory and Energy Economics Professionals. Manifesto on The California Energy Crisis.
31 January 2003. Paper, 7 pages.

Public Utility Commission of Texas. 2003 Scope of Competition in Electric Markets in Texas. January 2003. Paper,
192 pages.

Weare, Christopher (Public Policy Institute of California). The California Electricity Crisis: Causes and Policy Options. January 2003. Paper, 140 pages.

2002

Virginia State Corporation Commission. Review of FERC's Proposed Standard Market Design and Potential Risks to Electric Service in Virginia: Addendum to 2002 Status Report on Competition. 30 December 2002. Paper, 50 pages.

Pope, Susan. California Electricity Price Spikes: An Update on the Facts. 9 December 2002. Paper, 20 pages.

The State Corporation Commission of the State of Kansas. Order No. 55 on Petitions for Reconsideration and Clarification: The Investigation of Actions of Western Resources, Inc. to Separate Its Jurisdictional Electric Public Utility Business from Its Unregulated Businesses. December 2002. Docket No. 01-WSRE-949-GIE, 35 pages.

Citizens League Study Committee on Electric Reliability for Minnesota. Powering Up Minnesota's Energy Future: Act Now on a Long-Term Vision. December 2002. Paper, 74 pages.

Flynn, Peter. Northeast Energy and Commerce Association Plenary Address: Wholesale Power Markets in New England - What Will 2003 Bring? 14 November 2002. 4 pages.

The State Corporation Commission of the State of Kansas. Order No. 51 Requiring Financial and Corporate Restructuring by Western Resources, Inc - Introduction and Overview. 8 November 2002. Docket No. 01-WSRE-949-GIE, 7 pages. Complete Order, 72 pages.

ISO New England. Regional Transmission Expansion Plan 2002. 7 November 2002. Paper, 210 pages.

Bay Area Economic Forum. California's Energy Future: A Framework for an Integrated Power Policy. November 2002. Paper, 36 pages.

Patton, David. Summer 2002 Review of the New York Electricity Market. 15 October 2002. Discusses market performance and problems of shortage pricing. Presentation, 79 pages.

Bay Area Economic Forum. The Economics of Electric System Municipalization: Infrastructure Acquisition and Its Effect on Consumer Rates. October 2002. Paper, 27 pages.

Minnesota Department of Commerce. Energy: Modern Technology: Wind. October 2002. Web site, 1 page.

Natural Resources Council of Maine, Mainewatch Institute, Maine Center for Economic Policy. Energy for Maine's Future: A Call for Leadership. October 2002. Paper, 28 pages.

Center for Management Analysis, Long Island University. The Feasibility of Re-Powering KeySpan's Long Island Electric Generating Plants to Meet Future Energy Needs. 6 August 2002. Paper, 25 pages.

US General Accounting Office (GAO). Restructured Electricity Markets: Three States' Experiences in Adding Generating Capacity. GAO-02-427. May 2002. Report, 56 pages.

Dworkin, Michael. Standard Market Design: Maybe? Good Market Design: Yes! 30 May 2002. Presentation, 17 pages.

Wolak, Frank. Statement Before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Technology on Enron's Role in the California Electricity Crisis. 15 May 2002. 12 pages. Additional material available on Frank Wolak's Web site.

Bushnell, Jim and Celeste Saravia. An Empirical Assessment of the Competitiveness of the New England Electricity Market. February 2002. Paper, 34 pages.

2001

Puller, Steven. Pricing and Firm Conduct in California's Deregulated Electricity Market. November 2001. Paper,
51 pages.

Congressional Budget Office. Causes and Lessons of the California Electricity Crisis. September 2001. Paper,
50 pages.

Joskow, Paul. California's Electricity Crisis. 28 September 2001. Paper, 65 pages.

Bonavia, Paul. Western Power Markets: A Practitioner's Perspective. 20 September 2001. Presentation, 25 pages.

Taylor, Jerry and Peter Van Doren (CATO Institute). California's Electricity Crisis: What's Going On, Who's to Blame, and What to Do. 3 July 2001. Paper, 35 pages.

Hirst, Eric (Edison Electric Institute). The California Electricity Crisis: Lessons for Other States. July 2001. Paper,
25 pages.

Brown, Ashley. California Dreaming: Fallout from a Nightmare. 4 April 2001. Presentation, 5 pages.

Esposito, Peter. California, What Now? 4 April 2001. Presentation, 13 pages.

California Public Utilities Commission. Interim Opinion Regarding Proposed Rate Increases. 27 March 2001. Regulatory Analysis, 72 pages.

California State Auditor. Energy Deregulation: The Benefits of Competition were Undermined by Structural Flaws in the Market, Unsuccessful Oversight, and Uncontrollable Competitive Forces. March 2001. Summary, 4 pages.

Kahn, Alfred, Peter Cramton, Robert Porter and Richard Tabors. Pricing in the California Power Exchange Electricity Market: Should California Switch from Uniform Pricing to Pay-As-Bid Pricing? A Study Commissioned by the California Power Exchange. 23 January 2001.

2000

Popowsky, Sonny. Pennsylvania Electric Shopping Statistics. October 2000. Presentation, 36 pages.

1999

Cain, David. Key Features of SB7 (Texas Electric Utility Restructuring Act). 1999.

Legislative Service Commission of Ohio. Final Analysis of Ohio Restructuring Act. 6 July 1999.

1998

Conlon, Gregory. Restructuring in California. 29 January 1998. Presentation.

Idaho Public Utilities Commission. Electric Costs Report to the Governor and the Idaho Legislature. 26 January 1998.

Joint Committee on Electric Deregulation (Ohio). Electric Restructuring. Recommendations to the Joint Committee on Electric Utility Deregulation of the 122nd General Assembly (Ohio). January 1998.

1997

Pennsylvania PUC. PECO Restructuring Order. 11 December 1997.

Block, Michael, Robert Franciosi and Melinda Ogle. Hotwiring Deregulation: How SRP Can Lead the Way to a Competitive Electric Market. Arizona Issue Analysis No. 147, September 1997. Executive Summary and Table of Contents.

California Public Utilities Commission. Opinion on the Unbundling of Revenue Cycle Services. Decision No. 97-05-039. 6 May 1997.

California Public Utilities Commission. Second Interim Opinion. Decision No. 97-05-040. 6 May 1997.

Garcia, Ileana Elsa. State Electric Facility Siting Practices. 10 April 1997. 98 pages.

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. Restructuring the Electric Power Industry in New Jersey. Proposed Findings and Recommendations. 16 January 1997.

1996

California State Legislature. Assembly Bill No. 1890. 31 August 1996.

California State Legislature. Assembly Bill No. 1890. Electricity Restructuring. 28 August 1996. Summary of Restructuring Legislation.

California, Public Utilities Commission Reform. Senate Bill 960/Senate Bill 1322. August 28, 1996.

Illinois Commerce Commission. Verified Complaint: Wheeled Electric Power Co. vs. Central Illinois Light Co.
22 August 1996.

Pennsylvania General Assembly. House Bill No. 1509. 1996. Pennsylvania General Assembly. Senate Bill No. 1475. 1996.

Pennsylvania PUC. Report and Recommendation on Investigation into Electric Competition. (In re Docket No. I-940032). July 1996.

Pennsylvania PUC. Response of Commissioner John Hanger to the PUC Investigation into Electric Competition. 3 July 1996.

Barkovich, Barbara and Diane Hawk. "Charting a New Course." IEEE Spectrum. July 1996.

New York PUC - Pechman Report. Restructuring New York's Electric Industry: An Interim Report on an Independent System Operator for New York State. Case No. 94-E-0952. 24 April 1996. Table of Contents, Executive Summary, and Appendix A1-A4 only.

Rhode Island General Assembly. Rhode Island Utility Restructuring Act of 1996. Indexed by Legal Department, New England Electric System. 1996.

Boston Edison Company. The Boston Edison E-Plan: the Fastest Path to Competition. Presented to the Massachusetts Industry Restructuring Roundtable, 22 January 1996.
1995

Besser, Janet. What's Happening in Electricity Market Reform? An Overview of the Massachusetts DPU's Restructuring Order. Draft. 26 October 1995. Presentation.

Hogan, William. Response to Questions: CPUC R.94-04-030 and I.94-04-032 Coordinating Commissioner Ruling.
25 October 1995.

O'Donnell, John. Electricity Industry Developments in Michigan. Draft. October 1995.

New York PSC. Re 94-E-0952: Comments and Proposed Industry Model on Behalf of the Energy Association of New York State. 25 October 1995.

Southern California Edison Co. Electric Services Industry Restructuring. Memorandum of Understanding in re Dockets R.94-04-031/I.94-03-032.Z 10 September 1995.

Massachusetts DPU. Investigation by the Department of Public Utilities on Its Own Motion Into Electric Industry Restructuring. D.P.U. 95-30, August 16, 1995.

Massachusetts DPU. Independent Principles of the Massachusetts Electric Industry Restructuring Roundtable. 17 July 1995.

California Public Utilities Commission. Proposed Market Structure. 24 May 1995.

Electricity Industry Restructuring Collaborative. Report and Set of Interdependent Principles to the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission. Re MA DPU 95-30. 12 May 1995.

Jaffe, Adam and Joseph Kalt (Economics Research Group). An Economic Analysis of Electricity Industry Restructuring in New England. April 1995.

Coalition of NUGs, etc. In Re: (Massachusetts) DPU 95-30. Proposed Set of Interdependent Principles to Guide the Transition to Increased Competition in the Electric Utility Industry. 31 March 1995.

Coalition of NUGs, etc. Re: DPU 95-30. Report and Set of Interdependent Principles to the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission from the Electric Industry Restructuring Collaborative. May 26, 1995.

Michigan PUC. Proposal "M": A Michigan Plan for Flexible and Competitive Energy Utility Services. Draft. 1995. Executive Summary.

New Hampshire State Senate. An Act "requiring the public utilities commission to establish a procedure relative to economic development and retention rates..." Bill 168-FIN-A. 1995.

1994

Boston Edison Company. Initial Comments in re DPU 94-158: Investigation into Incentive Regulation. 1 November 1994.

Skilling, Jeffrey. The California Industry Restructuring Process. Draft. 23 September 1994. Presentation.

Hogan, William. Efficient Direct Access: Comments on the California Blue Book Proposals. The Electricity Journal. Pages 30-41. September 1994.

Brown, Ashley. Regulatory Commissions and the Development of Competitive Wholesale Electric Markets. Statement to California PUC. 4 August 1994. (See also Changes in the Electricity Industry ... 14 July 1994.)

Hogan, William. An Efficient Bilateral Market Needs a Pool. 4 August 1994. Testimony to California PUC.

Hogan, William. Comments on Electric Industry Restructuring before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Consumer Affairs Committee. 11 July 1994.

Walsh, James. Comments of San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (U 902-E) on Competitive Wholesale Electric Markets and Market Institutions in the Restructured Electric Industry; Third Round of Reply Comments of San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (U 902-E); Fourth Round Comments of San Diego Gas & Electric Company (U 902-E) on Customer Choice Through Direct Access. July-August 1994.

Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources. Electric Utility Market Reform Task Force Report. July 1994.

Cavanagh, Ralph. Some Reactions to California's Restructuring Proposals. 8 May 1994. Memorandum.

California Public Utilities Commission. CPUC Proposes Competition for Electric Utilities and Open Electric Supply Market for Consumers. 20 April 1994. News Release.

California Public Utilities Commission. Order Instituting Rulemaking and Order Instituting Investigation on the Commission's Proposed Policies Governing Restructuring California's Electric Services Industry and Reforming Regulation. Case Nos. R.94-04-031 and I.94-04-032. 20 April 1994.

California Public Utilities Commission. Assigned Commissioner's Ruling: Order Instituting Rulemaking and Order Instituting Investigation on the Commission's Proposed Policies Governing Restructuring California's Electric Services Industry and Reforming Regulation. Case Nos. R94-04-031 and I94-04-032. 20 April 1994.

California Public Utilities Commission. Proposed Policy Decision Adopting a Preferred Industry Structure: Order Instituting Rulemaking and Order Instituting Investigation on the Commission's Proposed Policies Governing Restructuring California's Electric Services Industry and Reforming Regulation. Case Nos. R.94-04-031 and I.94-04-032, April 20, 1994.

California Public Utilities Commission. Opinion: Order Instituting Rulemaking and Order Instituting Investigation on the Commission's Proposed Policies Governing Restructuring California's Electric Services Industry and Reforming Regulation. Case Nos. R.94-04-031 and I.94-04-032. 20 April 1994. Executive Summary (14 pages).

California Public Utilities Commission. Second Interim Opinion: Order Instituting Rulemaking and Order Instituting Investigation on the Commission's Proposed Policies Governing Restructuring California's Electric Services Industry and Reforming Regulation. Case Nos. R.94-04-031 and I.94-04-032. 20 April 1994.

California Public Utilities Commission. Opinion on the Unbundling of Revenue Cycle Services: Order Instituting Rulemaking and Order Instituting Investigation on the Commission's Proposed Policies Governing Restructuring California's Electric Services Industry and Reforming Regulation. Case Nos. R.94-04-031 and I.94-04-032. 20 April 1994.

Michigan Public Service Commission. 150 MW Retail Wheeling Experiment. The Electricity Daily, Vol. 2, No. 71.
13 April 1994.

Michigan Public Service Commission. Major Elements of the Retail Wheeling Framework. Case Nos. U-10143 and
U-10176. 1994.

Michigan Public Service Commission. Retail Wheeling Experiment Order. Case Nos. U-10143 and U-10176. 1994.

1993

California Public Utilities Commission. Alternatives to Litigation Program: A Progress Report. 12 October 1993. Outline.

California Public Utilities Commission. Decision Making at the California Public Utilities Commission: Alternatives to Litigation. January 1993. Discussion Paper.

California Public Utilities Commission. Decision Making at the California Public Utilities Commission: Alternatives to Litigation. August 1993. Second Discussion Paper.

Dasovitch, Jeffrey, William Meyer and Virginia Coe. California's Electric Services Industry: Perspectives on the Past, Strategies for the Future ("Yellow Book"). 3 February 1993.

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