About the Conference:

POWER brings together outstanding scholars with policy and business professionals from around the world to exchange ideas and discuss research results on energy markets and regulation. The most recent POWER Conference took place on March 24, 2023, additional information can be found here.

2023 POWER Conference

  • Electricity Retail Rate Design in a Decarbonizing Economy: An Analysis of Time-of-Use and Critical Peak Pricing

  • The Efficiency of Dynamic Electricity Pricing Schemes

  • Rate of Return Regulation Revisited

  • The Impact of CCAs on Decarbonization in California

  • Transmission Impossible? Prospects for Decarbonizing the US Grid

  • An Empirical Analysis of the US Generator Interconnection Policy

  • Centralized vs Decentralized Demand Response: Evidence from a Field Experiment

  • The Economics of Electricity Reliability

2022 POWER Conference

  • The Value of Infrastructure and Market Integration: Evidence from Renewable Expansion in Chile
  • Decomposing the Effect of Renewables on the Electricity Sector
  • Start-up Costs and Market Power: Lessons from the Renewable Energy Transition
  • Aftershock: Market Power in Alberta’s Electricity Market 20 Years After Restructuring
  • Technology Transitions and Timing of Environmental Policy: Evidence from Efficient Lighting
  • Restructuring the Rate Base
  • Let’s Get Organized! Long-Term Market Design for a High Penetration Grid
  • Private Risk and Social Resilience in Liberalized Electricity Markets

2021 POWER Conference

  • Spillovers from Ancillary Services to Wholesale Power Markets: Implications for Climate Policy
  • Why are Marginal CO2 Emissions Increasing for U.S. Electricity? Estimates and Implications for Climate Policy
  • Low Energy: Estimating Electric Vehicle Electricity Use
  • What Matters for Electrification? Evidence from 70 Years of U.S. Home Heating Choices
  • Decomposing the Wedge Between Projected and Realized Returns in Energy Efficiency Programs
  • The Economic Costs of NIMBYism: Evidence from Renewable Energy Projects
  • Designing Electricity Rates for An Equitable Energy Transition
  • The Incidence of Extreme Economic Stress: Evidence from Utility Disconnections