Energy

Economic Impact of the Natural Energy Laboratory Hawaii Authority Tenant on the State of Hawaii in 2018

NELHA contracted the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO) to estimate its economic impact …

The Role of Electricity prices in Structural Transformation: Evidence from the Philippines

The Philippines provides an extreme example of Rodrik’s observation that late developing countries experience deindustrialization …

Revenue Decoupling for Electric Utilities: Impacts on Prices and Welfare

Under traditional (cost-of-service) electric utility regulation, regulated utilities may not recover their fixed costs when …

Integrating Renewable Energy with Time Varying Pricing

With increasing adoption of intermittent sources of renewable energy, effective integration is paramount to fully …

Integrating Renewable Energy: A Commercial Sector Perspective on Price-Responsive Load-Shifting

Price-based demand response is an important component to achieving Hawaii’s 100% Renewable Portfolio Standard. This …

The social cost of renewable electricity relative to a fossil future with flat pricing.

Variable Pricing and the Cost of Renewable Power

By Michael Roberts How much will it cost to eliminate use of fossil fuels? There …

Publication: Do electric vehicle incentives matter? Evidence from the 50 U.S. states

UHERO congratulates Sherilyn Wee, Makena Coffman, and Sumner La Croix on the publication of, “Do …

Not All Regions Are Alike: Evaluating the Effect of Oil Price Shocks on Local and Aggregate Economies

Using a sample of 48 contiguous U.S. states for the period 1973-2013, we study how …

Who are Driving Electric Vehicles? An analysis of factors that affect EV adoption in Hawaii

This study uses data on EV registrations by zipcode in Hawaii to analyze a variety …