Università della Svizzera italiana

Using stochastic frontier analysis for the access price regulation of electricity networks

Filippini, Massimo ; Wild, Jörg ; Kuenzle, Michael

The deregulation of the electricity industry is currently on the political agenda in many countries. In most countries, the deregulation of the sector is combined with a (re-) regulation of the electricity networks in most of the countries. In many countries incentive-based regulation – e.g. price-cap regulation, yardstick regulation – was introduced to promote efficiency improvements in...