Welcome to NRRI

The National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI) was founded in 1976 by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). NRRI serves as a research arm to NARUC and its members, the utility regulatory commissions of the fifty states and the District of Columbia in the United States. NRRI's primary mission is to produce and disseminate relevant and applicable research related to the utility sector - natural gas, electricity, water and telecommunications


Presentations from NRRI's Colloquium at the 2016 NARUC Summer Meetings.

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Recent Research Papers
NRRI 16-06 Carrier of Last Resort
NRRI 16-05 R&D in Energy Utility Sector
NRRI 16-04 Vertical Arrangements for NG Procurement.pdf
NRRI 16-03 Billing Rules Standards and Practices
NRRI 16-02 IURC Billing Report (Appendices B-D).pdf
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    The FCC's 2016 Lifeline Order adds broadband to the services covered under the Lifeline program, provides a process for a national broadband ETC certification, and creates a "National Verifier" to ensure user eligibility. The revised pro …

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    Resiliency through a Black Sky Event: How are we preparing to address the potential for black sky events on critical water infrastructure?

     Topic Overview: This panel seeks to examine how water utilities and states are addressing the threat, challeng …