Events

Energy Institute at Haas

Power Conference

2nd Annual POWER Conference on
Energy Research and Policy


March 14, 1997

Clark Kerr Campus
Joseph Wood Krutch Theatre
2601 Warring Street
University of California, Berkeley

THE CONFERENCE

Organized by the University of California's Energy Institute's Program on Workable Energy Regulation, this conference presents the work of leading researchers on electricity industry restructuring. Their work directly addresses a number of critical policy concerns including competition in a deregulated market, market design and financial instruments, ancillary services, and demand-side managment.  Discussants of the work will include both researchers and practitioners.

The Agenda

8:00 - 9:00 --- Registration

    Continental Breakfast

 

9:00 - 9:15 --- Welcome

    Severin Borenstein, UCEI Director, POWER

 

9:15 - 12:30

    "A Market Power Model with Strategic Interaction in Electricity Networks," William Hogan, Harvard University

    "An Empirical Analysis of Market Power in a Deregulated California Electricity Market," Severin Borenstein and James Bushnell, UC Berkeley and UCEI

    Discussants

    Paul Joskow, MIT

    Shmuel Oren, UC Berkeley

 

Break (10:40 - 11:00)

    "The Electricity Contract Market in England and Wales," Richard Green, University of Cambridge

    "Strategic Bidding in a Multi-unit Auction: Evidence from the England-Wales Electricity Spot Market," Catherine Wolfram, Harvard University

Discussants

    Michael Moore, California Energy Commission

 

12:30 - 1:45 --- Luncheon

 

1:45 - 5:00

    "Estimating Customer Level Demand Under Real-Time Electricity Pricing," Frank Wolak and Robert Patrick, Stanford University and Rutgers University, respectively

    Discussants

    David Newbery, University of Cambridge

 

Break (2:30 - 2:50)

    "Activity Rules for a Power Exchange" Robert Wilson, Stanford University

    "Incentive Effects of Power Exchange Auction Protocols," Raymond Johnson and Alva Svoboda, PG&E

    "An Analysis of the California WEPEX Applications to FERC," Steven Stoft, UCEI and LBNL

 

Discussants

    Richard O'Neil, FERC

    Larry Ruff, Putnam, Hayes, & Bartlett

 

5:00 - 6:00 --- Reception

 

We would like to thank our conference sponsors:

 

 

 

 

Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett, Inc.