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Types of incentive regulation

Types of incentive regulation

a primer for the electric utility industry.

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Published by Edison Electric Institute in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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ContributionsEdison Electric Institute. Finance, Regulation, and Power Supply Policy Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17589308M

  In it, she outlines six “motivation types.” While I am not convinced that there are “just” six types, it’s a pretty thorough list — and very interesting to think about. Here’s my quickfire summary of the six types: 1. Rewards / incentives – “I want to get [specific reward], so I’m going to do [action].” 2. In his book, the Compassionate Mind, Dr Paul Gilbert proposed we have three main types of emotional regulation systems that work together to regulate systems are – the threat and self-protection system, the incentive and resource-seeking system, and; the soothing-contentment system.

relationships between incentive regulation theory and it application. As I will discuss, the implementation of incentive regulation concepts is more complex and more challenging than may first meet the eye. Even apparently simple mechanisms like price caps (e.g. RPI – x regulation) are fairly complicated to implement. Sample Safety Incentive Program This is an example of how one company designed its safety incentive program. This is only an example of the types of activities and measurements that you should consider when designing a safety incentive program. Purpose. This program is designed to motivate and recognize those employees who perform their job in.

The regulator implements incentive regulation as it lacks information over the level of efficient costs for the company This lack of information confronts the regulator with two types of risks: Excessive gains of productivity required from the company => financial risk for the company. How we got here. The six agencies that are required to formulate incentive compensation regulations under Section of the Dodd-Frank Act proposed an original set of rules in The intent behind the rules, then as now, is to prevent compensation arrangements from encouraging “inappropriate risks” that either provide an individual with excessive compensation or could lead to.


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types of incentive regulation in their future. Half of the respondents in one survey expect to face a mix of traditional cost-of-service regulation and incentive regulation in 10 years.2 A large majority (about seven-eighths of respondents) believe the most appropriate utility regulatory.

The class is theory of price regulation assumed that the regulator knows the fIrm's costs, the key piece of information that enables regulators to pressure fmns to choose appropriate behaviors. The "regulatory problem" was reduced to a mere pricing problem: the regulator's goal was to align priceBrand: Springer US.

The six common types of incentive plan are cash bonuses, profit-share, shares of stock, retention bonuses, training and non-financial recognition. Profit Or Gain-Sharing Incentive Plan Giving employees the chance to share in productivity gains or profits, usually through cash or stock bonuses, can motivate them to hit individual benchmarks or.

The incentive-based approach has manifested into several types of regulations such as: "price-caps, rate case moratoria, profit-sharing, banded rate of return regulation, yardstick regulation and Author: Sanford V.

Berg. Australia's National Electricity Rules require that economic regulation be of the RPI−X form 45 discussed earlier, or some incentive-based variant thereof. The rules require that a revenue cap be determined and that the regulatory period, which is the period for which the revenue cap is in effect, be at least 5 years.

incentive regulation mechanisms would provide more powerful incentives for regulated firms to reduce costs, improve service quality in a cost effective way, stimulate (or at least not impede) the introduction of new products and services, and stimulate efficient.

incentive-based regulation. Quick Reference. A government regulation (such as a tradable emissions allowance) that is designed to induce changes in the behaviour of individuals or firms, in order to produce environmental, social, or economic benefits that would otherwise be prescribed by legislation.

Incentive Regulation and Its Application to Electricity Networks (or as Kahn refers to it in his book, the Averch, Johnson, and Wellisz modern incentive regulation theory and then examines the application of alternative types of “incentive” or “performance-based” regulation of.

This regulation provides pol-icy on the use of both monetary and honor-ary incentive awards for civilian employ-ees. It covers awards for inventions, supe-rior accomplishments, performance, honor-ary achievement, and public service, as well as quality step increases. In practice benchmarking or yardstick regulation is an input used in price cap or revenue cap regulation, and sometimes in rate of return or cost of service regulation.

Many regulators adopt hybrid incentive schemes, which are approaches that combine features of the three basic methods of incentive regulation described above. Combining forms of regulation is called hybrid regulation.

For example, U.K. regulators (e.g. Ofgem) combine elements of rate of return regulation and price cap regulation to create their form of RPI - X regulation.

Incentive rates are also prevalent in the utility sector, under any of the utility regulatory frameworks noted. A well-known mechanism within incentive regulation is the so-called z-factor (for a brief overview, see RAP, ).

This is an adjustment factor outside the incentive regulation mechanism used to deal with extraordinary costs beyond the DNO's control, such as costs resulting from changes in laws, taxes, or extreme weather conditions. Laffont and Tirole treat the problem of incentive regulation at a very deep level.

Their book is completely up-to-date on and includes a great deal of the authors' recent, influential original research. It will be considered the research reference on incentive regulation. Tom Palfrey. The incentive-based regulatory approach works toward preventing environmental problems by providing inducements to encourage polluting entities to reduce pollution.

A benefit of the incentive. 4) Sales Incentive Schemes. The motive behind these types of incentive schemes is to increase the sales of the company. That means, the number of people who purchase your products will increase and so will the number of sold units.

Thus, a Sales Incentive Plan is needed. This can also be called as SIP in short in the world of business. This book is based on two seminars held at Rutgers on Octoand May 6, entitled `Incentive Regulation for Public Utilities'.

These contributions by leading scholars and practitioners represent some of the best new research in public utility economics and include topics such as. In a recent brief, NERA Managing Director Dr. Jeff D. Makholm, Senior Consultant Dr. Laura T.W. Olive, and Consultant Max Luke examine trends of incentive regulation in the United States and detail NERA’s involvement in the pursuit and development of incentive regulation.

Environmental regulation in the United States has traditionally relied on command and control policies in which regulators—typically the government—set standards or limits and apply them uniformly to a broad category of sources.

There are three types of command-and-control mechanisms that regulators can choose to implement: ambient. The class is theory of price regulation assumed that the regulator knows the fIrm's costs, the key piece of information that enables regulators to pressure fmns to choose appropriate behaviors.

The "regulatory problem" was reduced to a mere pricing problem: the regulator's goal was to align price with marginal cost, subject to the constraint.

Incentive regulation can partly overcome information problems. Lewis and Garmon,define the process as follows: Incentive regulation is the use of rewards and penalties to induce the utility to achieve desired goals where the utility is afforded some discretion in achieving goals.by the USD (AT&L)) on Jdemonstrated that the use of cost-plus-incentive-fee (CPIF) and fixed-price-incentive Firm Target (FPI(F)) contracts was highly correlated with programs that achieved better cost and schedule performance outcomes.

Therefore, our preference is to employ these contract types when they are appropriate.Incentive Regulation in Theory and Practice: Electricity Distribution and Transmission Networks Paul L.

Joskow. Chapter in NBER book Economic Regulation and Its Reform: What Have We Learned? (), Nancy L. Rose, editor (p. - ) Conference held SeptemberPublished in June by University of Chicago Press.