Inspired by the experiences in Germany and Spain developed Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU), a pilot project to promote investment in tariffs for photovoltaic systems. This case examines the factors behind the decision, a feed-in tariff, and the factors that proclaim the design of the tariff rate and its affected. Once implemented, GRU found that his design created several perverse incentives that led to some unexpected results. The actions are GRU have in response to these results … Read more »

Inspired by the experiences in Germany and Spain developed Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU), a pilot project to promote investment in tariffs for photovoltaic systems. This case examines the factors behind the decision, a feed-in tariff, and the factors that proclaim the design of the tariff rate and its affected. Once implemented, GRU found that his design created several perverse incentives that led to some unexpected results. The GRU actions in response to these results has been addressed in the epilogue. The case can either be an energy policy case or be taught as regulatory economics case. Regulation and management issues such as asymmetry of information between the utility and industrial renewable explored. Case number 1963.0.
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Henry Lee,
Leah Stokes
Source: Harvard Kennedy School
25 pages.
Release Date: 1 August 2012. Prod #: HKS703-PDF-ENG
Gainesville Regional Utilities feed-in tariff HBR case solution

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