ICER Chronicle Edition 7

Foreword

Editorial Board

Women in Energy: Storytelling
Diana Day and Doina Vornicu

Quality of Electricity Supply in Serbia and the Role of the Regulator
Milica Brkić-Vukovljak, Ljiljana Hadžibabić, and Ljubo Maćić

Local Energy in a Transforming Energy System
Kevin Baillie, Christopher McDermott, Thomas Bearpark, and Karen Mayor

Energy Market Reform and Surveillance Commission in Japan
Takehiko Matsuo and Yutaro Fujimoto

Utilities, Regulators, and Cybersecurity: What Regulators Actually Need to Know
Andreas D. Thanos

Regulating ‘Energy Ladder’ Products and Services: Delivering Vital Energy Services Using Off-Grid, Mini-Grid, and Micro-Grid Power Systems
Tom Stanton and Erik E. Nordman, Ph.D.

ICER Reports

World Forum on Energy Regulation

ICER Chronicle Edition 8

Foreword

Editorial Board

Women in Energy: Storytelling
Silviya Deyanova and Anne Hoskins

Embracing Change While Creating a New Market: A View on Distributed Generation
Montserrat Ramiro Ximénez and Mariana C. Jiménez

Perspectives in Regulating a Regional Electricity Market: The ECOWAS Experience
Ifey Ikeonu

Cost Benefit Analysis of Power Sector Reform in Haiti
Juan A. B. Belt, Nicolas Allien, Jay Mackinnon, and Bahman Kashi

The Challenges of New Electricity Customer Engagement for Utilities and State Regulators
Kenneth W. Costello

ICER Publications and Members

World Forum on Energy Regulation

ICER Chronicle Edition 6

I. Foreword

II. Editorial Board

III. Women in Energy: Storytelling
Ranjini Nayager, Australia
Commissioner Ann Rendahl, U.S.A

IV. The Italian Case on Smart Meters in the Electricity Market: A New Wave of Evolution is Ready to Come
Eleonora Bettenzoli, Domenico Cirillo, Marco De Min, Luca Lo Schiavo, and Alessandro Piti

V. Electricity Regulatory Incentive Mechanism
Eng. Fayez Al Jabri and Eng. Shareef Al-Barrak

VI. Innovation and Energy Regulation: Lessons Learned and Messages of the ERRA Regulatory Innovation Day
Gábor Szörényi and Mariusz Swora

VII. Auctioning Losses
Anthony Walsh

VIII. Are We Understating the Potential for (and Uncertainty in) Wind Energy Cost Reductions? Berkeley Lab study shows greater potential than many other recent assessments
Ryan Wiser, Joachim Seel, and Bentham Paulos

IX. ICER Reports

X. World Forum on Energy Regulation

XI. Call for Articles

ICER Chronicle Edition 5

I. Foreword

II. Editorial Board

III. Women in Energy: Storytelling
Commissioner Sherina Maye Edwards, U.S.A
Marta García París, Spain

IV. Spotlight on Smart and Strong Electric Power Infrastructure: Best Practice Shared from ISGAN Annex 6 Case Book
Susanne Ackeby and Bo Normark

V. Electric and Gas Utility Service Reliability
Upendra J. Chivukula

VI. The Quantum Model: a Framework to Enforce Regulation and to Promote the Quality of Public Services
Issao Hirata, Breno de Souza França, Camilla de Andrade Gonçalves Fernandes and Alessandro D´Afonseca Cantarino

VII. The Effect of the NERC CIP Standards on the Reliability of the North American Bulk Electric System
Marlene Z. Ladendorff, Ph.D

VIII. Regulatory Impact Assessments
Una Shortall

IX. Efficient Data Exchange as a Prerequisite for a Prospering Electricity Market and as a Facilitator for Smart Homes
Walter Boltz and Leo Kammerdiener

X. In the Orbit of the European Gas World: a Brief Description of the Successful Launch of the COSIMA Satellite Market
Johann Breitenfelder

XI. ICER Reports

XII. World Forum on Energy Regulation

ICER Chronicle Edition 4

I. Foreword

II. Welcome from the Editorial Board Chair

III. Women in Energy Story Telling
Pamela Frank, U.S.A
Sheila Hollis, U.S.A

IV. Universal Smart Energy Framework (USEF): One International Common Standard for a Unified Smart Energy System with Consumers at its Heart
By Jeroen Bode

V. How Can Regulators Benefit from Independent Ombudsmen and ADR Provide Expertise?
By Marine Cornelis

VI. Realising the Potential of Guarantees of Origin to Empower Consumers
By Markus Klimscheffskij, Dirk van Evercooren and Phil Moody

VII. The WACC Model in the Regulation of the Norweigan Electricity Network Operators
By Tore Langset and Silje Catherine Syvertsen

VIII. Energy Access as a Key Factor for Human Development: The View of Mediterranean Regulators
By Veronica Lenzi, Nicolo Di Geatano

IX. The Role of Improved Communication & Technology in Enhancing Damage Prevention Practices: Why use 20th Century Technology to combat 21st Century Safety Challenges?
By Brigham McCown and Shane Skelton

X. Energy Efficiency, DG Enabler and a Voltage Solution in Search of a Regulator
By Maria Seidler

XI. Electricity Markets are being Challenged
By Stephen Woodhouse and Kostas Theodoropoulos

XII. ICER Reports

XIII. World Forum on Energy Regulation VII

ICER Chronicle Edition 3

I. Foreword

II. Welcome from the Editorial Board Chair

III. Women in Energy Story Telling
Milica Brkic Vukovljak, Serbia
Denise Parrish USA

IV. Integrated Distribution Planning – An Idea Whose Time Has Come
By Paul Alvarez

V. The Development and Application of an Incentive Regulation Model – A Balancing Act
By Roar Amundsveen and Hilde Marit Kvile

VI. Advancing Strategic Sustainability for the Electric Power Industry
By Jessica Fox

VII. Bulgaria – the Island of Non-Liberalization
By Atanas Georgiev

VIII. Ad hoc Regulation of a Merchant Interconnector: Maximizing the Benefits for Grid Users
By Guro Grøtterud, Lamis Aljounaidi, Antoine Dereuddre, Adrien Thirion

IX. Regulatory Roadmap for the Development of Smart Grid in Mexico
By Héctor Beltrán and Paola Madrigal

X. Increasing Consumer Choice – the Potential Impact of Prosumers on Electricity Market Regulation
By Carmen Wouters, Carolyn Vigar and Katelijn Van Hende

XI. Advantages and Barriers to the Creation of a Pan-European Balancing Market
By Alessandro Zani, Gianluigi Migliavacca, Daniel Burnier de Castro, Tara Esterl, Hans Auer

XII. ICER Reports

XIII. World Forum on Energy Regulation VI

ICER Chronicle Edition 2

I. Foreward

II. Welcome from the Editorial Board Chair

III. Women in Energy Story Telling
Introduction
Andrea Lenauer, Austria
Rebecca Wilder, USA

IV. How to Increase Cyber-security in the Power Sector: A Project Report from the Austrian Regulator
By Walter Boltz and Philipp Irschik

V. Getting it Right: Defining and Fighting Energy Poverty in Austria
By Walter Boltz and Florian Pichler

VI. Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electricity Markets: Best Practices from International Experience
By Jaquelin Cochran, Lori Bird, Jenny Heeter and Doug Arent

VII. The Integrated Grid: Realizing the Full Value of Central and Distributed Energy Resources
By Michael W. Howard

VIII. Energy Efficiency Potential in the U.S.: 2012-2015
By Sara Mullen-Trento, Chris Holmes and Omar Siddiqui

IX. Thinking Outside the Box: New Perspectives from the Paper Industry on Demand-side Flexibility
By Nicola Rega

X. Market-led Development of Transmission Networks: An Australian Case Study
By Stuart Slack

XI. Revealing Flexibility Value
By Stephen Woodhouse

XII. ICER Reports

XIII. World Forum on Energy Regulation VI

ICER Chronicle Edition 1

I. Forward

II. Welcome from the Editorial Board Chair

III. Women in Energy Story Telling
Introduction
Gulefsan Demirbas, Turkey
Laura Steerman, Ireland

IV. The Spanish Regulatory Energy Body’s Experience in Monitoring the Automotive Fuel Distribution Market
By Milagros Avedillo Carretero

V. Independence, Accountability and Perceived Quality of National Regulatory Authorities
By Prof. Pierre Larouche, Dr Chris Hanretty, Prof Andreas Reindl and Thierry Denuit

VI. Strengthening Strategic and Sustainability Considerations in Regulatory Decision-making: A Case Study from the GB Regulator
By Jennifer Mills

VII. Grid Regulation Incentives for Network Loss Reduction
By Sebastiaan Hers, Christian Redl, Martijn Duvoort

VIII. The Value of Solar Tariff: Net Metering 2 0
By Karl Rabago

IX. Evolving Australia’s Energy Network Regulation: Consumers in Focus
By Andrew Reeves

X. Electric Power Research Institute Reports Progress in Seven-Year Smart Grid Demonstration Initiative
By Matt Wakefield

XI. ICER Reports

XII. World Forum on Energy Regulation VI