Electricity Markets and Policy

The Electricity Markets & Policy Group conducts technical, economic, and policy analysis related to the U.S. electricity sector. Current research seeks to inform public and private decision-making on public-interest issues related to energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy, electricity system reliability, and electricity resource and transmission planning.

Key Topics:Power Lines

  • Energy efficiency
    • energy efficiency impacts
    • energy service company (ESCO) market trends and performance
    • utility energy efficiency programs
  • Renewable energy markets
    • policies, costs, benefits, and performance
  • Demand response and smart grid
    • customer response to dynamic pricing
    • policies and programs
    • technical assistance to utilities and regulatory agencies
  • Transmission and electricity reliability
    • congestion, technology R&D, metrics and trends
    • economic value for electricity consumers

Learn more about the Electricity Markets & Policy Group.

Group Leader
Ryan Wiser

Deputy Group Leaders  
Lisa Schwartz  
Peter Cappers

Assistant Group Leaders  
Peter Larsen  
Annika Todd

Strategic Advisors  
Joe Eto 
Chuck Goldman

Related Publications:

2017

2016

Lowry, Mark Newton, and Tim Woolf. Performance-Based Regulation in a High Distributed Energy Resources Future In Future Electric Utility Regulation Report Series, Edited by Lisa C. Schwartz. Vol. FEUR Report No. 3., 2016.
Hledik, Ryan, and Jim Lazar. Distribution System Pricing with Distributed Energy Resources In Future Electric Utility Regulation Report Series, Edited by Lisa C. Schwartz. Vol. FEUR Report No. 4., 2016.