Utilities Policy

(The median citation count of Utilities Policy is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
A bird's eye view of Ghana's renewable energy sector environment: A Multi-Criteria Decision-Making approach178
Forecasting short-term electricity load using hybrid support vector regression with grey catastrophe and random forest modeling90
The impact of digital technology usage on economic growth in Africa90
Flexibility markets: Q&A with project pioneers77
Sustainable energy policy, socio-economic development, and ecological footprint: The economic significance of natural resources, population growth, and industrial development74
The nexus between information technology and environmental pollution: Application of a new machine learning algorithm to OECD countries63
Geothermal energy in China: Status, challenges, and policy recommendations55
Waste management, quality of life and natural resources utilization matter for renewable electricity generation: The main and moderate role of environmental policy44
Asymmetric impact of green bonds on energy efficiency: Fresh evidence from quantile estimation41
Investigation of acceptance of driverless buses in the city of Trikala and optimization of the service using Conjoint Analysis41
Heterogeneous analysis of energy consumption, financial development, and pollution in Africa: The relevance of regulatory quality39
Sustainable green electricity, technological innovation, and ecological footprint: Does democratic accountability moderate the nexus?38
Water governance models for meeting sustainable development Goals:A structured literature review36
Emergency preparedness after COVID-19: A review of policy statements in the U.S. water sector36
Public utility vehicle service quality and customer satisfaction in the Philippines during the COVID-19 pandemic34
The corruption-emissions nexus: Do information and communication technologies make a difference?33
Effects of income inequality and governance on energy poverty alleviation: Implications for sustainable development policy33
Servant of too many masters: Residential water pricing and the challenge of sustainability33
Which states and cities protect residents from water shutoffs in the COVID-19 pandemic?31
The case for state-level drinking water affordability programs: Conceptual and empirical evidence from California30
Dynamic correlated effects of electricity prices, biomass energy, and technological innovation in Tunisia's energy transition29
An ensemble approach for electricity price forecasting in markets with renewable energy resources29
Public-private partnerships in the water sector: A review29
From business models to value networks and business ecosystems – What does it mean for the economics and governance of the transport system?27
Combining wind and solar energy sources: Potential for hybrid power generation in Brazil27
A multi-agent system approach to exploit demand-side flexibility in an energy community26
The impact of the integration of renewable energy sources in the electricity price formation: is the Merit-Order Effect occurring in Portugal?25
Public versus private water delivery, remunicipalization and water tariffs25
Integrating distributed energy resources in electricity distribution systems: An explorative study of challenges facing DSOs in Sweden25
Data privacy and residential smart meters: Comparative analysis and harmonization potential25
Assessing the impact of COVID-19 and safety parameters on energy project performance with an analytical hierarchy process24
Urban broadband infrastructure and green total-factor energy efficiency in China24
An overview of economic theory and evidence of public-private partnerships in the procurement of (transport) infrastructure23
Policy mix of renewable portfolio standards, feed-in tariffs, and auctions in South Korea: Are three better than one?22
Electricity from renewable energy resources: Sustainable energy transition and emissions for developed economies22
What rights and whose responsibilities in water? Revisiting the purpose and reassessing the value of water services tariffs21
Does public ownership of utilities matter for local government water policies?21
Sustainability reporting and ESG performance in the utilities sector20
Fighting fruitfully? Participation and conflict in the context of electricity grid extension in Germany20
Performance benchmarking using composite indicators to support regulation of the Portuguese wastewater sector20
Optimal pricing and environmental improvement for a hazardous waste disposal supply chain with emission penalties20
Sustainable energy pathways for land transport in Nigeria20
Energy crisis in Bangladesh: Challenges, progress, and prospects for alternative energy resources19
Structural and operational management of Turkish airports: a bootstrap data envelopment analysis of efficiency19
Community Energy in Germany – Bowling Alone in Elite Clubs?19
Promoting the sustainable development of infrastructure projects through responsible innovation: An evolutionary game analysis18
Effects of corruption, technological innovation, globalisation, and renewable energy on carbon emissions in Asian countries18
Evaluating the sustainability of China's power generation industry based on a matter-element extension model18
Transition to greener electricity and resource use impact on environmental quality: Policy based study from OECD countries18
A proposal for a novel urban mobility policy: Personal carbon trade experiment in Lahti city17
Design of regional flexibility markets for electricity: A product classification framework for and application to German pilot projects17
Developing a methodology to recover the cost of wastewater reuse: A proposal based on the polluter pays principle17
The potential of energy flexibility of space heating and cooling in Portugal17
Forecasting electricity consumption of OECD countries: A global machine learning modeling approach17
The challenges of regulating water and sanitation tariffs under a three-level shared-authority federalism model: The case of Brazil17
Impact of COVID-19 on water sector projects and practices17
Mapping renewable energy subsidy policy research published from 1997 to 2018: A scientometric review17
Analysis of household access to drinking water, sanitation, and waste disposal services in urban areas of Nepal16
Evaluation of the impact of the new Renewable Energy Directive 2018/2001 on third-party access to district heating networks to enforce the feed-in of industrial waste heat16
Sustainability disclosure and reporting by municipally owned water utilities16
Service quality, technical efficiency and total factor productivity growth in Pakistan's post-reform electricity distribution companies16
Remittances and energy poverty: Fresh evidence from developing countries16
Governance, scale, scope: A review of six South African electricity generation infrastructure megaprojects15
Full cost recovery of water services and the 3 T's of OECD15
Understanding the socioeconomic and environmental indicators of household water treatment in Nigeria15
Operational concerns and solutions in smart electricity distribution systems15
Effects of digital transformation on electricity sector growth and productivity: A study of thirteen industrialized economies14
Multilevel governance, PV solar energy, and entrepreneurship: the generation of green hydrogen as a fuel of renewable origin14
Regulatory impact of photovoltaic prosumer policies in Brazil based on a financial risk analysis14
Sustainable tariffs for water and wastewater services14
A composite indicator for measuring the environmental performance of water, wastewater, and solid waste utilities14
Estimating stranded coal assets in China's power sector14
Institutional diversity and safe drinking water provision in the United States14
Household attitudes toward wastewater recycling in Saudi Arabia14
Is the human right to water sufficiently protected in Spain? Affordability and governance concerns14
The diffusion of the utility tunnel policy: Evidence from Chinese cities14
The duck curve in a drying pond: The impact of rooftop PV on the Western Australian electricity market transition14
The impact of a subsidized tax deduction on residential solar photovoltaic-battery energy storage systems13
The efficiency of post-reform water utilities in Mexico13
Does human capital complement sustainable development goals? Evidence from leading carbon emitter countries13
Rainwater harvesting for domestic use: A systematic review and outlook from the utility policy and management perspectives13
Biodiversity accountability in water utilities: A case study13
Decentralized wastewater system practices in developing countries: A systematic review13
How environmental policy stringency affects renewable energy investment? Implications for green investment horizons12
Public transport innovation platform boosting Intelligent Transport System value chains12
Snapshot review of refuse-derived fuels12
Between illegal protests and legitimate resistance. Civil disobedience against energy infrastructures12
Has the latest global financial crisis changed the way road public-private partnerships are funded? A comparison of Europe and Latin America12
Determinants of efficiency improvement in the Spanish public lighting sector12
Isomorphic mimicry and the effectiveness of water-sector reforms in Brazil12
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and behavioral restrictions on electricity consumption and the daily demand curve in Turkey11
Measuring the rebound effect: A case study of residential photovoltaic systems in San Diego11
Determinants of access to improved water sources: Meeting the MDGs11
Stakeholder engagement by an Italian water utility company: Insight from participant observation of dialogism11
Do ESG factors improve utilities corporate efficiency and reduce the risk perceived by credit lending institutions? An empirical analysis11
A smart meter data-driven distribution utility rate model for networks with prosumers11
The effect of household income on residential wastewater output: Evidence from urban China11
Evaluating the ancillary services market for large-scale renewable energy integration in China's northeastern power grid11
Global energy market dynamics and natural gas development in the Eastern Mediterranean region11
Interactive Time-of-use demand response for industrial electricity customers: A case study11
Three decades of Indian power-sector reform:A critical assessment11
Distributing power: Community energy movements claiming the grid in Berlin and Hamburg11
Antecedents of customer loyalty and performance improvement: Evidence from Pakistan's telecommunications sector11
A system dynamics model to analyze future electricity supply and demand in Iran under alternative pricing policies11
Understanding the governance of urban water services from an institutional logics perspective11
Climate change impacts on electricity demand: The case of a Southern European country11
Efficacies of technological progress and renewable energy transition in amplifying national electrification rates: contextual evidence from developing countries11
Temporal aggregation: Time use methodologies applied to residential electricity demand11
Underpinnings of consumer preferences and participation in Japan's liberalized energy market10
Multi-criteria decision support: A case study of Southeast Europe power systems10
Value of demand flexibility for providing ancillary services: A case for social housing in the Irish DS3 market10
Impact of external costs of unplanned supply interruptions on water company efficiency: Evidence from Chile10
On-street toilets for sanitation access in urban public spaces: A systematic review10
Efficiency and pricing of water supply and sewerage services in Japan10
A conceptual construct on value for infrastructure asset management10
Evaluation of the eco-efficiency of territorial districts with seaport economic activities10
Does digital transformation improve the operational efficiency of Chinese power enterprises?10
Accuracy of wind energy forecasts in Great Britain and prospects for improvement10
The role of sustainable energy utility, natural resource utilization and waste management in reducing energy poverty: Evidence from South Asian countries10
Sustainability reporting and public value: Evidence from port authorities10
Regulating sanitation services in sub-saharan africa: An overview of the regulation of emptying and transport of faecal sludge in 20 cities and its implementation10
Guidance on the usability-privacy tradeoff for utility customer data aggregation10
Sensitivity analysis of the carbon payback time for a Brazilian photovoltaic power plant10
Demand response, market design and risk: A literature review10
Practical necessity and legal options for introducing energy regulatory sandboxes in Austria9
Modified teaching-learning-based optimization by orthogonal learning for optimal design of an electric vehicle charging station9
Characterizing flexibility in power markets and systems9
What will drive household adoption of smart energy? Insights from a consumer acceptance study in Germany9
Estimating the cost of equity for the regulated energy and infrastructure sectors in India9
Elasticity estimation and forecasting: An analysis of residential electricity demand in Brazil9
Market design options for electricity markets with high variable renewable generation9
A new way for comparing solutions to non-technical electricity losses in South America9
Efficiency benchmarking and remuneration of Spanish electricity distribution companies9
Optimal policies for electromobility: Joint assessment of transport and electricity distribution costs in Norway9
Fair allocation of wastewater discharge permits based on satisfaction criteria using data envelopment analysis9
The influence of governance on the implementation of Public-Private Partnerships in the United Kingdom and China: A systematic comparison9
Sustainability policies to reduce pollution in energy supply and waste sectors in the V4 countries9
Water systems in California: Ownership, geography, and affordability9
A critical review of Korea's long-term contract for renewable energy auctions: The relationship between the import price of liquefied natural gas and system marginal price9
District heating network ownership and prices: The case of an unregulated natural monopoly9
Designing circular economy-compliant municipal solid waste management charging schemes9
Improvement of customer baselines for the evaluation of demand response through the use of physically-based load models9
Wind power development in the Belt and Road area of Xinjiang, China: Problems and solutions8
Environmental benefits of energy poverty alleviation, renewable resources, and urbanization in North Africa8
Supporting Sustainable Rural Groundwater Demand Management with Fuzzy Decision Analysis: A Case Study in Iran8
Risk-based optimization of the debt service schedule in renewable energy project finance8
Learning in iterated consultation procedures – The example of the German electricity grid demand planning8
Residential solar power profitability with thermal energy storage and carbon-corrected electricity prices8
Evaluation of the multi-dimensional growth potential of China's public charging facilities for electric vehicles through 20308
Analysis of United Kingdom offshore wind farm performance using public data: Improving the evidence base for policymaking8
Effects of the circular economy, environmental policy, energy transition, and geopolitical risk on sustainable electricity generation8
Factors influencing residential water consumption in Wallonia, Belgium8
Do mergers and acquisitions create shareholder value in the infrastructure and utility sectors? Analysis of market perceptions8
From pragmatic to politicized? The future of water remunicipalization in the United States8
Dealing with attributes in a discrete choice experiment on valuation of water services in East Peninsular Malaysia8
Ownership and sustainability of Italian water utilities: The stakeholder role8
Evolutionary game theory-based system dynamics modeling for community solid waste classification in China8
Barriers to extending piped water distribution networks: The case of Ekiti State, Nigeria8
Factors influencing customer satisfaction with water service quality in Chile8
Pittsburgh's translocal social movement: A case of the new public water8
The flow-based market coupling domain - Why we can't get it right8
Does market concentration affect wholesale electricity prices? An analysis of the Indian electricity sector in the COVID-19 pandemic context8
An economic valuation model for alternative pressure management schemes in water distribution networks8
Awareness of coping costs and willingness to pay for urban drinking water service: Evidence from Lahore, Pakistan8
Business case analysis of hybrid systems consisting of battery storage and power-to-heat on the German energy market7
Is the self-read water meter a pro-poor innovation? Evidence from a low-income settlement in Nairobi7
Water company productivity change: A disaggregated approach accounting for changes in inputs and outputs7
Regulatory changes to Portugal's social tariffs: Carrying water in a sieve?7
Smartening up: User experience with smart water metering infrastructure in an African city7
Funding the green transition: Governance quality, public debt, and renewable energy consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa7
Reinventing European air traffic control based on the covid-19 pandemic experience7
Stakeholder management mapping to improve public-private partnership success in emerging country water projects: Indonesia’s experience7
How price responsive is industrial demand for natural gas in the United States?7
Public interest and early termination of PPP contracts. Can fair and reasonable compensations be determined?7
Sustainable development indicators for electric power generation companies in Ecuador: A case study7
Governance choices and policy outcomes in the Latin American and caribbean electricity sector7
How policies affect the cost-effectiveness of residential renewable energy in Iran: A techno-economic analysis for optimization7
Do enterprise ownership structures affect financial performance in China's power and gas industries?6
Federal financial resources for disaster mitigation and resilience in the U.S. water sector6
Distributed energy cost recovery for a fragile utility: The case of Électricité du Liban6
Regional electricity demand and economic transition in China6
Success of local flexibility market implementation: A review of current projects6
Impacts of green deal policies on the Nordic power market6
How should price-responsive electricity tariffs evolve? An analysis of the German net demand case6
Assessing eco-productivity change in Chilean municipal solid waste services6
Key issues in water privatization and remunicipalization6
The environmental impact of stock market capitalization and energy transition: Natural resource dynamics and international trade6
Drivers of microgrid projects in developed and developing economies6
Wholesale electricity market economics of solar generation in Israel6
External benefits calculation of sharing electric vehicles in case of Chongqing China6
Towards a sustainable electricity grid: Market and policy for demand-side storage and wind resources6
Performance evaluation of China's photovoltaic poverty alleviation project using machine learning and satellite images6
A strategy to enhance management of free basic water via communal taps in South Africa6
Achieving long-term renewable energy goals: Do intermediate targets matter?6
The efficiency of container terminals in the northern region of Brazil6
A sustainability assessment of decentralized water supply systems in Bandung City, Indonesia6
Guiding electricity distribution system investments to improve service quality: A European study6
Implementing automated residential demand response in South Korea: Consumer preferences and market potential6
Benchmarking the efficiency of natural gas distribution utilities in Italy considering size, ownership, and maturity5
A framework for electric vehicle power supply chain development5
Worldwide evidence of corporate governance influence on ESG disclosure in the utilities sector5
Balancing-market design and opportunity cost: The Swiss case5
Water and sanitation governance between austerity and financialization5
Is more competition better? Retail electricity prices and switching rates in the European Union5
Gauging energy poverty in developing countries with a composite metric of electricity access5
Aligning stakeholder interests: How ‘appropriate’ technologies have become the accepted water infrastructure solutions for low-income areas5
Investigating how board gender diversity affects environmental, social and governance performance: Evidence from the utilities sector5
Does the Ukrainian electricity market correspond to the european model?5
Optimal grid tariffs with heterogeneous prosumers5
Industrial electricity consumption efficiency and energy policy in Japan5
Electricity production, government effectiveness eco-innovation, and public health: Novel findings in the context of sustainability policies5
Alternatives for improving energy security in Cape Verde5
Smart metering interoperability issues and solutions: Taking inspiration from other ecosystems and sectors5
How (not) to solve local conflicts around alternative energy production: Six cases of siting decisions of Austrian wind power parks5
The scale effect in China's power grid sector from the perspective of malmquist total factor productivity analysis5
Trend-risk model for predicting non-revenue water: An application in Turkey5
The status of and opportunities for utility-scale battery storage in Australia: A regulatory and market perspective5
Photovoltaic project investment based on the real options method: An analysis of the East China power grid region5
Wind of change: Small-scale electricity production and distribution-grid efficiency in Sweden5
Evidence of supply security and sustainability challenges in Nigeria’s power sector5
Opportunities and challenges for small-scale flexibility in European electricity markets5
Operating in the shadowland: Why water utilities fail to manage decaying infrastructure5
Structural distortion and the shortage of peak-load power resources in China: A screening curve approach and case study of Shandong Province5
Substitution of piped water and self-supplied groundwater: The case of residential water in South Africa5
How gender disparities in urban and rural areas influence access to safe drinking water5
Tariff (un)sustainability in contexts of price (in)stability: The case of the Buenos Aires water and sanitation concession5
An integrated approach to analysing the cost efficiency of postal networks5
Integration of Demand Response in Electricity Market Capacity Mechanisms5
The Brazilian electricity market architecture: An analysis of instruments and misalignments5
Service quality and the share of renewable energy in electricity generation5
Shale gas production in China: A regional analysis of subsidies and suggestions for policy5
Cost efficiency of Tunisian water utility districts: Does heterogeneity matter?4
An analysis of adaptive planning capacity: The case of chilean water utilities4
Price and income elasticities of residential electricity demand in Brazil and policy implications4
Changes in the total costs of the English and Welsh water and sewerage industry: The decomposed effect of price and quantity inputs on efficiency4
Multifaceted intra-city water system arrangements in California: Influences and implications for residents4
Can privatization of distribution substations improve electricity reliability for non-residential customers? An application to Nepal4
Influence of market structures on concession pricing in Public-Private-Partnership utilities with asymmetric information4
Efficient resource utilization of the electricity distribution sector using nonparametric data envelopment analysis and influential factors4
Cybersecurity and resilience in the swiss electricity sector: Status and policy options4
Do political links influence water prices? Determinants of water prices in Germany4
Costs Impact of a Transition to Hydrogen-fueled Vehicles on the Spanish Power Sector4
Are Spanish ports efficient and profitable? A quantitative analysis4
Efficiency benchmarking of Irish and North Atlantic Spanish ports: Implications for blue growth4
Strategies to reduce postal network access points: from demographic to spatial distribution criteria4
Performance assessment of the Chilean water sector: A network data envelopment analysis approach4
Accelerating safe small modular reactor development in Southeast Asia4
Regulating the electro-energetic use of natural gas by gas-to-wire offshore technology: Case study from Brazil4
Household electricity demand in Latin America and the Caribbean: A meta-analysis of price elasticity4
Measuring the productivity growth of Malaysia's water sector: Implications for regulatory reform4