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Publications    |    Cost of Service and Rate Design

Zarnikau, J., C.K. Woo and R. Baldick (2014) "Did the Introduction of a Nodal Market Structure Impact Wholesale Electricity Prices in the Texas (ERCOT) Market?" Journal of Regulatory Economics, 45, 194-208.

Li, M., R. Orans, J. Kahn-Lang and C.K. Woo (2014) "Are residential customers price-responsive to an inclining block rate? Evidence from British Columbia, Canada." Electricity Journal, 27(1), 85-92.

Woo, C.K.,P. Sreedharan, J. Hargreaves, F. Kahrl, J. Wang, I. Horowitz, (2014) "A review of electricity product differentiation" Applied Energy, vol. 114, pp. 262-272.

Woo, C.K., J. Zarnikau, I. Horowitz, and A. Shiu (2013) "Transparency of Retail Energy Pricing: Evidence from the U.S. Natural Gas Industry," Managerial and Decision Economics, forthcoming.

Woo, C.K., R. Li, A. Shiu and I. Horowitz (2013) " Residential winter kWh responsiveness under optional time-varying pricing in British Columbia," Applied Energy, 108, 288-297.

Woo, C.K., I. Horowitz and I. Sulyma , (2013) "Relative kW Response to Residential Time-Varying Pricing in British Columbia." IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 4(4), 1852-1860.

Allen, D., I. Horowitz and C.K. Woo (2010) "How May a Customer Exploit the Bonneville Power Administration’s New Pricing Scheme?" International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, 4:1, 80-93.

Orans, R., C.K. Woo, B. Horii, M. Chait and A. DeBenedictis (2010) "Electricity Pricing for Conservation and Load Shifting," Electricity Journal, 23:3, 7-14.

Orans, R., M. King, C.K. Woo and W. Morrow (2009) "Inclining for the Climate: GHG Reduction via Residential Electricity Ratemaking," Public Utilities Fortnightly, 147:5, 40-45.

Woo, C.K., D. Lloyd, R. Karimov and A. Tishler (2003) “Stranded Cost Recovery in Electricity Market Reforms in the US,” Energy, 28:1, 1-14.

Woo, C. K., B. Horii and I. Horowitz (2002) “The Hopkinson Tariff Alternative to TOU Rates in the Israel Electric Corporation,” Managerial and Decision Economics, 23, 9-19.

Seeto, D. Q., C.K. Woo and I. Horowitz (2001) “Finessing the Unintended Outcomes of Price-Cap Adjustments: An Electric Utility Multi-Product Perspective,” Energy Policy, 29:13, 1111-1118.

Seeto, D.Q., C. K. Woo and I. Horowitz (1997) “Time-of-Use Rates vs. Hopkinson Tariffs Redux: An Analysis of the Choice of Rate Structures in a Regulated Electricity Distribution Company," Energy Economics, 19, 169-185.

Horowitz, I., D.Q. Seeto and C.K. Woo (1996) "Ramsey Pricing of Electricity under Unknown Bypass Costs," The Energy Journal, 17:2, 59-77.

Woo, C.K., P. Chow and I. Horowitz (1996) "Optional Real-Time Pricing of Electricity for Industrial Firms," Pacific Economic Review, 1:1, 79-92.

Woo, C.K., R. Orans, B. Horii and P. Chow (1995) "Pareto-Superior Time-of-Use Rate Option for Industrial Firms," Economics Letters, 49, 267-272.

Woo, C.K., R. Orans, B. Horii, R. Pupp and G. Heffner (1994), "Area- and Time-Specific Marginal Capacity Costs of Electricity Distribution," Energy - The International Journal, 19:12, 1213-1218.

Seeto, D.Q., S.D. He and C.K. Woo (1994) "Pricing Electric Harmonics," Energy, 20:7, 617-621.

Woo, C.K., B. Hobbs, R. Orans, R. Pupp and B. Horii (1994) "Emission Costs, Customer Bypass and Efficient Pricing of Electricity," The Energy Journal, 15:3, 43-54.

Woo, C.K. (1988) "Optimal Electricity Rates and Consumption Externality," Resources and Energy, 10, 277-292.

Woo, C.K. and D.Q. Seeto (1988) "Optimal Off-Peak Incremental Sales Rate in Electricity Pricing," The Energy Journal, 9:1, 93-102.

Woo, C.K. (1988) "Inefficiency of Avoided Cost Pricing of Cogenerated Power," The Energy Journal 9:1, 103-113.

Orans, R., Seeto, D., and Fairchild, W., (1985), "The Evolution of TOU Rates," Pergamon Press.

Woo, C.K. (1985), "An Application of the Expenditure Function in Electricity Pricing: Optimal Residential Time-of-Use Rate Option," The Energy Journal, 6:2, 89-99.

Woo, C.K. (1984) "A Note on Measuring Household Welfare Effects of Time-of-Use Pricing," The Energy Journal, 5:3, 171-181.