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Mr. Zarakas is an expert in economic, financial, strategic, and regulatory analyses in the utility, telecommunications, and media industries. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Dr. Fox-Penner specializes in economic, regulatory, and strategic issues in network industries. His practice centers on energy and environmental policies and electric regulation, planning, and competition issues. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Article
December 2017
Published in the December 2017 issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly

This article discusses how the current menu of performance based regulation (PBR) mechanisms may need to be modified if they are to be used as tools to move utilities into a “Utility of the Future” (UoF) environment.

Presentation
December 14, 2016
Frank C. Graves, William P. Zarakas, and Heidi Bishop
Presented at SNL Knowledge Center’s Energy Utility Regulation Conference: Strategies for Profit and Reliability

The presentation discusses how technology, updated energy storage, and rooftop solar are forcing utilities to re-examine existing pricing methods. It also examines alternatives rate making methods, special pricing structures and various incentives from the utility, regulator, and customer point of view.

Article
Innovation, Meet Deployment: Climate Policy's Twin Imperatives
January 5, 2016
Published in The Huffington Post
Article
Growth Prospects and Shifting Electric Utility Business Models: Retail, Wholesale and Telecom Markets
July 1, 2015
Published in The Electricity Journal
Report
Comparative Generation Costs of Utility-Scale and Residential-Scale PV in Xcel Energy Colorado’s Service Area
July 2015
Prepared for First Solar
Presentation
Do We Need a New Way to Regulate Electric Utilities?
May 6, 2015
Presented at the 2015 Energy Bar Association Annual Meeting
Presentation
Public Power in the Age of Smart Power
October 6, 2014
Presented to the American Public Power Association
Report
Targeted Performance Incentives: Recommendations to the Hawaiian Electric Companies
September 15, 2014
Prepared for the Hawaiian Electric Companies
Presentation
Investing In Electric Reliability and Resiliency
July 15, 2014
Presented at the NARUC 2014 Summer Meeting - Joint Electricity and Critical Infrastructure Committees, Dallas, TX
Article
Utility Investments in Resiliency: Balancing Benefits with Cost in an Uncertain Environment
June 2014
William P. Zarakas, Sanem Sergici, Heidi Bishop, Jake Zahniser-Word, and Peter S. Fox-Penner
Published in The Electricity Journal, Volume 27, Issue 5
Report
Exploring Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT, Part III: The Role of Demand Response, Energy Efficiency, and Combined Heat & Power
May 29, 2014
Prepared for the Texas Clean Energy Coalition (TCEC)
Report
Exploring Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT Part II: Future Generation Scenarios for Texas
December 10, 2013
Prepared for The Texas Clean Energy Coalition
Article
From ERG to the Smart Grid: One Illini’s Journey
October 9, 2013
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Electric Reliability, Resiliency, Rates and Region
October 7, 2013
Presented at the Edison Electric Institute Transmission, Distribution, and Metering Conference, Charleston, SC
Article
A Trip to RIIO in Your Future?
October 2013
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Article
Low Tech Resilience
September 2013
Published in Fortnightly Magazine
Article
Infrastructure and Competition in the Electric Delivery System
September 2013
Published in The Electricity Journal, Volume 26, Issue 7
Article
Low Voltage Resiliency Insurance:  Ensuring Critical Service Continuity During Major Power Outages
September 2013
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Presentation
Partnering Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT
June 11, 2013
Prepared for the Texas Clean Energy Coalition; sponsored by the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
Presentation
Finding the Balance Between Reliability and Cost: How Much Risk Should Consumers Bear?
June 3, 2013
Presented at the Western Conference of Public Service Commissioners, Santa Fe, NM
Report
A Visit to RIIO in Your Future? Great Britain’s Latest Innovation in Grid Regulation
June 2013
Published by The Brattle Group, Ltd.
Presentation
The Utility of the Future: Distributed or Not?
April 30, 2013
Presented at Advanced Energy 2013, New York, NY
Report
Alaska Mobile Broadband Cost Model
February 2013
William P. Zarakas and Giulia McHenry
Presented before the Federal Communications Commission in the Matter of Connect America Fund Universal Service Reform - Mobility Fund
Article
The Future of US Energy Utilities
February 1, 2013
Published in The Oxford Energy Forum
Article
Rates, Reliability, and Region
January 2013
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Presentation
The Smart, Low Carbon Grid
December 10, 2012
Presented at the Texas Renewables Energy Industries Association (TREIA) Conference, Lost Pines, TX
Article
Telecom Transformation
November 29, 2012
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly's Spark
Report
Review of EIPC’s Phase 1 Report
May 22, 2012
Prepared for the Working Group for Investment in Reliable and Economic Electric Systems (WIRES)
Report
Approaches to Setting Electric Distribution Reliability Standards and Outcomes
January 2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
SureWest's Transformation and its Lessons for Today's Electric Utilities
December 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
The Future of Utilities: Business Models and Strategy
October 19, 2011
Presented to Accenture, London, UK
Report
Analysis of Strategic Organizational Options for the Long Island Power Authority
October 2011
William P. Zarakas, Frank C. Graves, and Michael J. Beck
Prepared for The Long Island Power Authority
Presentation
Energy Efficiency and Utility Demand-Side Management Programs
July 14, 2011
Presented to The World Bank
Report
Comments of Romkaew P. Broehm, Peter S. Fox-Penner, Oliver Grawe, and James Reitzes to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Regarding the Analysis of Horizontal Market Power Under the Federal Power Act, Docket No. RM11-14-000
May 23, 2011
Prepared for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Staff
Report
Comments of Romkaew P. Broehm and Peter S. Fox-Penner, re: Market-Based Rates for Wholesale Sales Of Electric Energy, Capacity and Ancillary Services by Public Utilities
May 2011
Presentation
Policy Challenges Associated with Renewable Energy Integration
April 2011
Prepared for the 2011 MITEI Symposium: Managing Large-Scale Penetration of Intermittent Renewables
Article
Smart Power and Evolution of Risk Management
December 2010
Published in Electric Light & Power
Article
Smart Power, Energy Price Risk Management Evolution
November 2010
Published by Electric Light and Power, vol. 88, issue 6
Report
Comments for Docket No. RM10-23-000, the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities
September 2010
Prepared for the FERC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation by Transmission Owning and Operating Public Utilities
Presentation
An Introduction to Electricity Grid Infrastructure: System Complexity in a Rapidly Changing Industry
August 31, 2010
Presented at Department of Defense/Monitor 360's Complexity of the Smart Grid Conference
Article
For Grid Expansion, Think ‘Subregionally’
June 8, 2010
Published in The Energy Daily
Book
Smart Power: Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities
2010
Published by Island Press
Presentation
Transmission Investment Needs and Cost Allocation: New Challenges and Models
December 2009
Presented to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Staff
Report
Generation Cost Savings From Day 1 and Day 2 RTO Market Designs
October 2009
Prepared for COMPETE
Report
Generation Cost Savings From Day 1 and Day 2 RTO Market Designs - Technical Appendix
September 27, 2009
Prepared for COMPETE by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Measuring Concentration in Radio Spectrum License Holdings
August 15, 2009
Presented at TPRC 2009
Report
Transmission Super Highways: Assessing the Potential Benefits of Extra-High-Voltage Transmission Overlays in the Midwest
March 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Promoting Use of Plug-In Electric Vehicles through Utility Industry Acquisition and Leasing of Batteries, chapter 13 of Plug-In Electric Vehicles: What Role for Washington?
2009
In Plug-In Electric Vehicles: What Role for Washington?, published by The Brookings Institution
Report
Transforming America's Power Industry: The Investment Challenge 2010-2030
November 2008
Prepared for The Edison Foundation
Report
Executive Summary - Transforming America's Power Industry: The Investment Challenge 2010-2030
November 2008
Prepared for The Edison Foundation
Report
Building Sustainable Efficiency Businesses: Evaluating Business Models
August 2008
Published by Edison Electric Institute
Report
Advancing Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Via Utility Industry Battery Acquisition and Leasing
October 2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Executive Summary - Review of PJM’s Market Power Mitigation Practices in Comparison to Other Organized Electricity Markets
September 2007
Prepared for PJM Interconnection
Report
Review of PJM’s Market Power Mitigation Practices in Comparison to Other Organized Electricity Markets
September 2007
Prepared for PJM Interconnection by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Changes to the FERC's Market-Based Rates Requirements
June 2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
The Zone of Reasonableness and Long Term Power Contracts
March 12, 2007
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Comments on the FERC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Market Based Rates for Wholesale Sales of Electric Energy, Capacity and Ancillary Services by Public Utilities (with Peter S. Fox-Penner), Docket No. RM04-7
August 7, 2006
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Behind the Rise in Prices
July 2006
Published in Electric Perspectives
Report
Why Are Electricity Prices Increasing? An Industry-Wide Perspective
June 2006
Published by The Edison Foundation
Report
Structural Simulation of Facility Sharing: Unbundling Policies and Investment Strategy in Local Exchange Markets
July 15, 2005
William P. Zarakas, Glenn A. Woroch, Lisa V. Wood, Daniel L. McFadden, Nauman Ilias, and Paul C. Liu
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc. and the University of California, Berkeley
Report
Letter to the Honorable Joe Barton, Chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives, estimating how much revenue the US Treasury would receive if the Federal Communications Commission auctioned 60 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz (TV) band that the FCC has allocated for commercial use
May 18, 2005
Dorothy Robyn and William P. Zarakas
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Betting Against the Odds? Why broadband over power line (BPL) can't stand alone as a high-speed Internet offering
April 2005
William P. Zarakas and Kenneth J. Martinian
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
Deregulated Electricity Pricing in the U.S.: Dramatic New Rules From the FERC
April 25, 2004
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Wholesale Pricing and Local Exchange Competition
January 2004
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Regulatory Performance Measurement Plans and the Development of Competitive Local Exchange Telecommunications Markets
November 2003
David E. M. Sappington, Glenn A. Woroch, Lisa V. Wood, and William P. Zarakas
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
FCC Pole Attachment Rates: Rebutting Some of the Presumptions
March 2003
Lisa V. Wood and William P. Zarakas
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
The Role of Alternative Energy In The US Supply
February 21, 2003
Presented at the 54th Annual Program on Oil and Gas Law
Article
The Regulation of Competition in Wholesale Electric Power Markets
October 2002
Published in Energy Law Journal
Presentation
Standard Market Design in the Electric Market: Some Cautionary Thoughts
June 2002
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Utilicoms in the U.S. Market: Outside of the Telecom Bubble
March 2002
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Price-Responsive Electric Demand: A National Necessity, Not an Option
2002
In Electricity Pricing in Transition, edited by Ahmad Faruqui and B. Kelly Eakin, and published by Springer
Article
Value Drivers in the Utility Industry of 2002
2001
In PUR Analysis of the Nation's Largest Investor-Owned Electric and Gas Utilities, published by Public Utilities Reports, Inc.
Article
In What Shape is Your ISO?
July 1998
Published in The Electricity Journal
Article
The FERC, Stranded Cost Recovery, and Municipalization
1998
Gregory N. Basheda, Darrell B. Chodorow, Peter S. Fox-Penner, Dean M. Murphy, Joseph B. Wharton, Jason A. Hicks, Eric Hirst, and James K. Mitchell
Published in Energy Law Journal