Energy Infrastructure

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Comparing auction designs where suppliers have uncertain costs and uncertain pivotal status

September 2018

We analyze how market design influences bidding in multiunit procurement auctions where suppliers have asymmetric information about production costs.

An Ancillary Services Payment Mechanism for the Chilean Electricity Supply Industry

July 2011

This report proposes an ancillary services payment mechanism for the Chilean electricity supply industry. This is accomplished in three steps.

Report on Market Performance and Market Monitoring in the Colombian Electricity Supply Industry

July 2009

This report points out a number of aspects of the existing electricity market design in Colombia that could be contributing to the periods of high short-term prices observed several times since...

Managing Demand-Side Economic and Political Constraints on Electricity Industry Re-structuring Processes

June 2009

This paper identifies the major political and economic constraints that impact the demandside of electricity industry re-structuring processes.

The Economic and Environmental Benefits of Integrating International Coal and Natural Gas Markets

October 2013

Unconventional natural gas and the technologies developed to extract it in the U.S.

An Experimental Comparison of Carbon Pricing Under Uncertainty in Electricity Markets

May 2020

We report on an economic experiment that compares outcomes in electricity markets subject to carbon-tax and cap-and-trade policies.

Breaking routine for energy savings: An appliance-level analysis of small business behavior under dynamic prices

May 2020

Small businesses are typically committed to providing a positive customer experience and therefore may exhibit a response to dynamic electricity prices different from residential or industrial...

Learning about Electricity Market Performance with a Large Share of Renewables from the COVID-19 Lock-Down

June 2020

We show that the negative demand shock due to the COVID-19 lock-down has reduced net-demand system demand less the amount of energy produced by intermittent renewables and net imports that must be...

Market Design in a Zero Marginal Cost Intermittent Renewable Future

June 2020

The basic features of an efficient short-term wholesale market design do not need to change to accommodate a significantly larger share of zero marginal cost intermittent renewable energy from wind...

The Future of Electricity Retailing and How We Get There

August 2020

Electricity retailing is at a crossroads. Technological change is eroding revenues from the traditional electricity retailing business model.

Quantifying the Benefi ts of Nodal Market Design in the Texas Electricity Market

January 2021

This study quantifies the economic and environmental impacts associated with the change from a zonal to nodal design in the Texas electricity market.