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July 30, 2019
NRRI 19-03 State Responses to Net Neutrality
By Kathryn Kline, Senior Research Associate, NRRI
May 9, 2019
NEM Policies appendix
1557153059wpdm_NRRI 19-01 NEM
April 17, 2019
NRRI 19-02 State Universal Service Funds 2018: Updating the Numbers
NRRI 19-02 USF
April 17, 2019
NRRI 19-02 State Universal Service Funds 2018: Updating the Numbers
By: Sherry Lichtenberg, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, NRRI
March 5, 2019
NRRI 19-01 Review of State Net Energy Metering
1549395226wpdm_20181207 APPENDIX
March 1, 2019
NRRI 19-01 NEM
By: Tom Stanton, Principal Researcher, NRRI
March 16, 2018
NRRI 18-03 IP Oversight
NRRI 18-03 IP Oversight
January 22, 2018
NRRI 18-01 Water DSIC
NRRI 18-01 Water DSIC
July 13, 2017
NRRI 17-05 Small Water Systems
NRRI 17-05 Small Water Systems
June 30, 2017
NRRI 17-03 Broadband Adoption
NRRI 17-03 Broadband Adoption
May 31, 2017
NRRI 17-01 Natural Gas as a Bridge Fuel
1496336815wpdm_NRRI 17-01 Natural Gas as a Bridge Fuel
January 5, 2017
Evaluating Chattanooga Gas Company?s 2012-13 Energy Efficiency Programs and Ideas for Evaluating Future Energy Efficiency Programs in Tennessee
NRRI 16-09 Evaluating CGC Energy Efficiency Programs
January 5, 2017
The Year in Review 2016: Moving Past Reduced Regulation
NRRI 16-10 The Year in Review 2016
December 22, 2016
NRRI's Future Drivers and Trends Affecting Energy Development in Ontario: Lessons Learned from the U.S. (Mowat Energy Research Report #137)
137_EET_future_drivers_united_states
October 24, 2016
NRRI 16-08 Multiyear Rate Plans
NRRI 16-08 Multiyear Rate Plans
August 31, 2016
NRRI 16-07 Community Solar
1472671256wpdm_NRRI 16-07 Community Solar
July 22, 2016
NRRI 16-06 Carrier of Last Resort
1471587756wpdm_NRRI 16-06 Carrier of Last Resort
June 6, 2016
NRRI 16-05 R&D in Energy Utility Sector
1471587859wpdm_NRRI 16-05 R&D in Energy Utility Sector
April 5, 2016
NRRI 16-03 Billing Rules Standards and Practices
1471587942wpdm_NRRI 16-03 Billing Rules Standards Practices
April 5, 2016
NRRI 16-04 Vertical Arrangements for NG Procurement.pdf
NRRI 16-04 Vertical Arrangements for NG Procurement
April 4, 2016
NRRI 16-02 IURC Billing Report (Appendices B-D).pdf
1471588301wpdm_NRRI 16-02 IURC Billing Report (Appendices B-D)
April 4, 2016
NRRI 16-02 IURC Billing Report (with Appendix A).pdf
1471588476wpdm_NRRI 16-02 IURC Billing Report (with Appendix A)
February 5, 2016
NRRI 16-01 Product Substitution
NRRI 16-01 Product Substitution
October 5, 2015
NRRI 15-08 Rate Design for DER
NRRI 15-08 Rate Design for DER
September 1, 2015
NRRI 15-07 Telecommunications Regulation
NRRI 15-07 Telecommunications Regulation
August 31, 2015
NRRI 15-06 NARUC-NRRI Nuclear Retention
NRRI 15-06 NARUC-NRRI Nuclear Retention
May 22, 2015
NRRI 15-05 State USF
NRRI 15-05 State USF
April 22, 2015
NRRI 15-04 Methane Emissions
NRRI 15-04 Methane Emissions
March 1, 2015
NRRI 15-03-NRRI-Seams-Primer
NRRI-15-03-NRRI-Seams-Primer
February 1, 2015
NRRI 15-02-NRRI-Non-Transmission-Alternatives
NRRI-15-02-NRRI-Non-Transmission-Alternatives
January 1, 2015
NRRI 15-01-NRRI-Distributed-Generation
NRRI-15-01-NRRI-Distributed-Generation
December 1, 2014
NRRI 14-12-Cybersecurity-Issues
1430484879wpdm_NRRI-14-12-Cybersecurity-Issues
November 1, 2014
NRRI 14-11-Municipal-Broadband
NRRI-14-11-Municipal-Broadband
October 1, 2014
NRRI 14-10-Recent-Development-US-Electric-Industry
NRRI 14-10 Recent Development US Electric Industry
September 1, 2014
NRRI 14-09 Clean Power Plan Summary
NRRI 14-09 Clean Power Plan Summary
August 1, 2014
NRRI 14-08-Energy-Storage
1430484821wpdm_NRRI-14-08-Energy-Storage
July 1, 2014
NRRI 14-07-Telecom-Regulation-2014
NRRI 14-07 Telecom Regulation 2014
June 1, 2014
NRRI 14-06-Gas-Fired-CHP
NRRI-14-06-Gas-Fired-CHP
May 1, 2014
NRRI 14-05-Solar-PV-Study
1430484750wpdm_NRRI-14-05-Solar-PV-Study
April 1, 2014
NRRI 14-04-Keystone-XL-Primer
NRRI 14-04 Keystone XL Primer
March 1, 2014
NRRI 14-03-Alternative-Rate-Mechanisms
NRRI-14-03-Alternative-Rate-Mechanisms
February 1, 2014
NRRI 14-02-State-Role-Power-Market-Enforcement
NRRI-14-02-State-Role-Power-Market-Enforcement
January 1, 2014
NRRI 14-01-Characterizing-Competition
NRRI-14-01-Characterizing-Competition
December 1, 2013
NRRI 13-12 Lifeline and the States
NRRI-13-12 Lifeline and the States
November 1, 2013
NRRI 13-11 FERC Anti-Manipulation Authority
NRRI-13-11 FERC Anti-Manipulation Authority
October 1, 2013
NRRI 13-10 Future Test Years Final Report
NRRI-13-10 Future Test Years Final Report
September 1, 2013
NRRI 13-09-Wind-Integration-Issues
NRRI-13-09-Wind-Integration-Issues
August 1, 2013
NRRI 13-08-Future-Test-Years
NRRI-13-08-Future-Test-Years
July 1, 2013
NRRI 13-07-State-and-Utility-Solar-Energy-Programs
NRRI-13-07-State-and-Utility-Solar-Energy-Programs
June 1, 2013
NRRI 13-06-Lost-and-Unaccounted-for-Gas
NRRI-13-06-Lost-and-Unaccounted-for-Gas
May 1, 2013
NRRI 13-05-Telecom-Dereg-Scorecard
1430483898wpdm_NRRI-13-05-Telecom-Dereg-Scorecard
April 6, 2013
NRRI 13-04-ROFR
NRRI-13-04-ROFR
April 1, 2013
NRRI 13-04-Right-of-First-Refusal
NRRI-13-04-Right-of-First-Refusal
March 1, 2013
NRRI 13-03-FERC-Order-1000-Impact-on-States
NRRI-13-03-FERC-Order-1000-Impact-on-States
February 1, 2013
NRRI 13-02-Coal-Challenges
NRRI-13-02-Coal-Challenges
January 1, 2013
NRRI 13-01-Natural-Gas-Line-Extensions
NRRI-13-01-Natural-Gas-Line-Extensions
December 22, 2012
NRRI 12-15 Microgrids
NRRI-12-15 Microgrids
December 12, 2012
NRRI 12-14 Liquified Natural Gas
NRRI-12-14 Liquified Natural Gas
November 22, 2012
NRRI 12-13 Measuring Broadband Service Quality
NRRI-12-13 Measuring Broadband Service Quality
November 12, 2012
NRRI 12-12 Telephone Transition
NRRI-12-12 Telephone Transition
October 22, 2012
NRRI 12-10-1 Natural Gas Calif Climate
NRRI-12-10-1 Natural Gas Calif Climate
October 22, 2012
NRRI 12-11 Electric Standby Rates
NRRI-12-11 Electric Standby Rates
October 12, 2012
NRRI 12-10 USF State Survey
NRRI-12-10 USF State Survey
September 12, 2012
NRRI 12-09 Long Term Contracts Survey
NRRI-12-09 Long Term Contracts Survey
August 12, 2012
NRRI 12-08 Outage Compensation
NRRI-12-08 Outage Compensation
July 12, 2012
NRRI 12-07 Difficult Communications
NRRI-12-07 Difficult Communications
June 12, 2012
2012-06 - The Year in Review_ The Status of Telecommunications Deregulation in 2012
2012-06 - The Year in Review_ The Status of Telecommunications Deregulation in 2012
May 12, 2012
2012-05 - The Transition to an All-IP Network_ A Primer on the Architectural Components of IP Interconnection
2012-05 - The Transition to an All-IP Network_ A Primer on the Architectural Components of IP Interconnection
April 12, 2012
2012-04 - Balancing Natural Gas Pipeline Safety with Economic Goals
2012-04 - Balancing Natural Gas Pipeline Safety with Economic Goals
March 12, 2012
2012-03 - Put It There! - Wind Energy and Wind-Park Siting and Zoning Best Practices and Guidance for States
2012-03 - Put It There! - Wind Energy and Wind-Park Siting and Zoning Best Practices and Guidance for States
February 12, 2012
2012-02 - Consultant Report for Maine PUC Docket 2010-267_ Smart Grid Coordination
2012-02 - Consultant Report for Maine PUC Docket 2010-267_ Smart Grid Coordination
January 12, 2012
2012-01 New Technologies - Challenges for State Utility Regulators and What They Should Ask
2012-01 New Technologies - Challenges for State Utility Regulators and What They Should Ask
December 22, 2011
2011-19 Embracing the Future_ Four Key Trends in Telecommunications
2011-19 Embracing the Future_ Four Key Trends in Telecommunications
December 12, 2011
2011-18 The Small Water Company Dilemma_ Action Steps toward Effective Regulation
2011-18 The Small Water Company Dilemma_ Action Steps toward Effective Regulation
November 22, 2011
2011-17 - When Renewable-Energy Policy Objectives Conflict
2011-17 - When Renewable-Energy Policy Objectives Conflict
November 12, 2011
2011-16 - Hydraulic Fracturing - Placing What We Know Today in Perspective
2011-16 - Hydraulic Fracturing - Placing What We Know Today in Perspective
October 22, 2011
2011-14 Gas Choice - Do Residential Customers Benefit
2011-14 Gas Choice - Do Residential Customers Benefit
October 12, 2011
2011-13 Renewable Energy Availability in the Southeast_ Report for the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
2011-13 Renewable Energy Availability in the Southeast_ Report for the Southeastern Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
September 12, 2011
2011-12 Toward an End-to-End Smart Grid_ Overcoming Bottlenecks to Facilitate Competition and Innovation in Smart Grids
2011-12 Toward an End-to-End Smart Grid_ Overcoming Bottlenecks to Facilitate Competition and Innovation in Smart Grids
August 12, 2011
2011-11 Electricity Storage_ Technologies and Regulation
2011-11 Electricity Storage_ Technologies and Regulation
July 12, 2011
2011-09 The Economics of Resource Adequacy Planning_ Why Reserve Margins Are Not Just About Keeping the Lights On
2011-09 The Economics of Resource Adequacy Planning_ Why Reserve Margins Are Not Just About Keeping the Lights On
June 12, 2011
2011-07 Utility Scenario Planning
2011-07 Utility Scenario Planning
May 12, 2011
2011-05 Smart Grid Strategy
1471588732wpdm_NRRI_smart_grid_strategy_feb11-05
May 12, 2011
2011-06 Evaluating Telecommunications Service Quality_ Can Consumers Really
2011-06 Evaluating Telecommunications Service Quality_ Can Consumers Really
April 12, 2011
2011-04 The Electric Industry at a Glance
2011-04 The Electric Industry at a Glance
March 12, 2011
2011-03 Fundamentals of Telecommunications Regulation_ Markets Jurisdiction and Challenges
2011-03 Fundamentals of Telecommunications Regulation_ Markets, Jurisdiction, and Challenges
February 12, 2011
2011-02 Gas Utility Excellence_ Ten Recommendations for Regulators
2011-02 Gas Utility Excellence_ Ten Recommendations for Regulators
September 12, 2010
2010-17 Smart Grid Privacy
NRRI_smart_grid_privacy_dec10-17
August 12, 2010
2010-16 Natural Gas Vehicles_ What State Public Utility Commissions Should Know and Ask
2010-16 Natural Gas Vehicles_ What State Public Utility Commissions Should Know and Ask
June 12, 2010
2010-14 The Natural Gas Industry at a Glance
2010-14 The Natural Gas Industry at a Glance
May 12, 2010
2010-13 Going Long with Gas_ Considerations for State Regulators
2010-13 Going Long with Gas_ Considerations for State Regulators
April 12, 2010
2010-05 Utility Performance
1471588935wpdm_NRRI_utility_performance_mar10-05
April 12, 2010
2010-06 ARRA Funding
1471588872wpdm_NRRI_ARRA_funds_mar10-06
April 12, 2010
2010-07 FIT Design
1471588834wpdm_NRRI_FIT_design_april10-07
April 12, 2010
2010-08 Gas Price Forecasting
1471588797wpdm_NRRI_gas_price_forecasting_may10-08
April 12, 2010
2010-09 How Performance Measures Can Improve Regulation
2010-09 How Performance Measures Can Improve Regulation
March 12, 2010
2010-04 State High Cost Funds_ Purposes Design and Evaluation
2010-04 State High Cost Funds_ Purposes, Design and Evaluation
February 12, 2010
2010-03 How to Induce Customers to Consume Energy Efficiently_ Rate Design Options and Methods
2010-03 How to Induce Customers to Consume Energy Efficiently_ Rate Design Options and Methods
January 12, 2010
2010-02 Serving the _Public Interest
2010-02 Serving the _Public Interest_
October 11, 2009
2009-15 A New Era in ILEC Transfers_ Safeguarding Wireline Telecom Service
2009-15 A New Era in ILEC Transfers_ Safeguarding Wireline Telecom Service