Tag Archives: T. Jamasb

Book “The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens and Loads” by M. Pollitt and T. Jamasb

What will electricity and heat demand look like in a low-carbon world? Ambitious environmental targets will modify the shape of the electricity sector in the twenty-first century. ‘Smart’ technologies and demand-side management will be some of the key features of the future of electricity systems in a low-carbon world. Meanwhile, the social and behavioural dimensions… Read more

Book “Delivering a Low-Carbon Electricity System: Technologies, Economics and Policy” M. Grubb, T. Jamasb, M. Pollitt

Meeting targets aimed at tackling the climate change challenge requires moving towards a low-carbon economy. These targets can only be met with major reductions in carbon emissions from the electricity sector. Written by a team of leading academics and industry experts, Delivering a Low Carbon Electricity System analyses the social, technological, economic and political issues… Read more

Book “Future Electricity Technologies and Systems”, by T. Jamasb, W. Nuttall, M. Pollitt

Where will our electricity come from in the future, and how will we use it? The UK is aiming for a 60% reduction of 1990 carbon dioxide emission levels by 2050, yet the electricity industry and patterns of electricity use must change radically if this is to be achieved. This authoritative overview analyses a range of… Read more

Background to work on Assessing Efficiency for the 2005 Distribution Price Control Review

David Newbery, Michael Pollitt, Tooraj Jamasb (contributors) Background to work on Assessing Efficiency for the 2005 Distribution Price Control Review Scoping Study/Consultation Document, Prepared for Ofgem Published September 2003 | Available at ofgem.gov.uk Read more

Discussion of “Distribution Access Pricing: Application of the OFTEL Rule to a Yardstick Competition Scheme”

Tooraj Jamasb, Michael Pollitt Discussion of “Distribution Access Pricing: Application of the OFTEL Rule to a Yardstick Competition Scheme” IEEE Transaction Power Systems, Volume 19, No. 4, 2113-2114 Published November 2004 Read more

Electricity sector reform in developing countries: a survey of empirical evidence on determinants and performance

Tooraj Jamasb, R Mota, David Newbery, Michael Pollitt Electricity sector reform in developing countries: a survey of empirical evidence on determinants and performance World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 3549 Published 1 March 2005 | Available at wds.worldbank.org Read more

Long Term Framework for Electricity Distribution Access Charges

Tooraj Jamasb, Karsten Neuhoff, David Newbery, Michael Pollitt Long Term Framework for Electricity Distribution Access Charges  Report for the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) Published 16 March 2005 | Available at ofgem.gov.uk Read more

Core indicators for determinants and performance of the electricity sector in developing countries

Tooraj Jamasb, David Newbery, Michael Pollitt Core indicators for determinants and performance of the electricity sector in developing countries World Bank Policy Research working paper series WPS3599 Published 1 May 2005 | Available at wds.worldbank.org Read more

Benchmarking and incentive regulation of quality of service: an application to the UK electricity distribution networks

D Giannakis, Tooraj Jamasb, Michael Pollitt Benchmarking and incentive regulation of quality of service: an application to the UK electricity distribution networks Energy Policy 33 (17) 2005, 2256-2271. Available at ScienceDirect Read more

Technologies for a Low Carbon Electricity System: An Assessment of the UK’s Technological Issues and Options

Tooraj Jamasb, William Nuttall, Michael Pollitt, A Maratou Technologies for a Low Carbon Electricity System: An Assessment of the UK’s Technological Issues and Options Chapter of – Delivering a Low Carbon Electricity System: Technologies, Economics and Policy Published 2008 Read more

Reference models and incentive regulation of electricity distribution networks: An evaluation of Sweden’s Network Performance Assessment Model (NPAM)

Tooraj Jamasb, Michael Pollitt Reference models and incentive regulation of electricity distribution networks: An evaluation of Sweden’s Network Performance Assessment Model (NPAM) Energy Policy 36 (5) 2008, 1788-1801. Available at ScienceDirect Read more

A Framework for Electricity: Is there more to life than trading? Seven view on designing a low carbon future

Tooraj Jamasb, (Paul Johnson, Tom Burke, Paul Ekins, Kate Hampton, Coralie Laurencin, Terry Barker, Athanasios Dagoumas, Richard Lambert) A Framework for Electricity Is there more to life than trading? Seven view on designing a low carbon future Green Alliance Policy Pamphlet Published July 2008 | Available at GreenAlliance.org.uk Read more

International Benchmarking and Regulation of European Gas Transmission Utilities

Tooraj Jamasb, David Newbery, Michael Pollitt, Thomas Triebs International Benchmarking and Regulation of European Gas Transmission Utilities Prepared for The Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) – Task Force on Benchmarking of Transmission Tariffsu Published 31 July 2008 | Available at energy-regulators.eu Read more

Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS): Analysis of Incentives and Rules in a European Repeated Game Situation

David Newbery, David Reiner, Tooraj Jamasb, Richard Steinberg, Flavio Toxvaerd, Pierre Noel Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS): Analysis of Incentives and Rules in a European Repeated Game Situation 01 June 2009 | Report available from DECC Read more

Willingness-to-Pay for Quality of Service: An Application to Efficiency Analysis of the UK Electricity Distribution Utilities

Yu, W., Jamasb, T. and Pollitt, M Willingness-to-Pay for Quality of Service: An Application to Efficiency Analysis of the UK Electricity Distribution Utilities The Energy Journal, Vol.30 (4), pp.1-48 2009 | Avaliable at IAEE Read more

EP 66

Tooraj Jamasb, Michael Pollitt Electricity Market Reform in the European Union: Review of Progress towards Liberalisation and Integration EP 66  | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: The energy market liberalisation process in Europe is increasingly focused on electricity market integration and related cross border issues. This signals that the liberalisation of national electricity markets is… Read more

EP 47

Torraj Jamasb, Raffaella Mota, David Newbery, Michael Pollitt Electricity Sector Reform in Developing Countries: A Survey of Empirical Evidence on Determinants and Performance EP 47  | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: This paper reviews the empirical evidence on electricity reform in developing countries. We find that country institutions andsector governance play an important role in… Read more

EP 46

Torraj Jamasb, David Newbery, Michael Pollitt Core Indicators for Determinants and Performance of Electricity Sector in Developing Countries EP 46 | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: Since the early 1990s, substantial resources and effort have been spent on implementing market-oriented electricity reform in developing countries. Important sectoral, economic, and social dimensions are involved in electricity… Read more

EP 35

D Giannakis, Tooraj Jamasb, Michael Pollitt Benchmarking and Incentive Regulation of Quality of Service: an Application to the UK Electricity Distribution Utilities EP 35  | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: Quality of service has emerged as an important issue in post-reform regulation of electricity distribution networks. Regulators have employed partial incentive schemes to promote cost… Read more

EPRG 0512

Tooraj Jamasb, William Nuttall, Michael Pollitt New Electricity Technologies for a Sustainable Future EPRG 0512  | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: There is a growing concern over our reliance on conventional electricity sources and their long-term environmental, climate change, and security of supply implications, and much hope is vested in the ability of future technological… Read more

EPRG 0507

Tooraj Jamasb, Karsten Neuhoff, David Newbery, Michael Pollitt Long-term Framework for Electricity Distribution Access Charges EPRG 0507  | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: In order to achieve overall economic efficiency, incentive regulation of electricity distribution utilities must address two important and inter-related issues. First, the utilities’ allowed revenues need to be set at correct levels.… Read more