Legal, Regulatory, and Institutional Issues Facing Distributed Resources Development

    Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


    This report describes legal, regulatory, and institutional considerations likely to shape the development and deployment of distributed resources. It is based on research co-sponsored by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and four investor-owned utilities (Central & South West Services, Cinergy Corp., Florida Power Corporation, and San Diego Gas & Electric Company). The research wasperformed between August 1995 and March 1 996 by a team of four consulting firms experienced in energy and utility law, regulation, and economics. It is the survey phase of a project known as the Distributed Resources Institutional Analysis Project.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages119
    StatePublished - 1996

    Bibliographical note

    Work performed by: John Nimmons & Associates, Olympia, Washington; Kelso Starrs & Associates, Bellevue, Washington; Energy & Environmental Economics, San Francisco, California; Awad & Singer, Oakland, California Available from OSTI (423/576-8401) or NTIS (703/487-4650).

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/SR-460-21791


    • distributed resources institutional analysis project
    • economics
    • law
    • regulations
    • surveys
    • utilities


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