Deregulation of Electric Utilities

Deregulation of Electric Utilities

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Deregulation of Electric Utilities reviews the main issues relating to the changing environment in the utility industry. Topics covered in depth include compensation for stranded costs, efficiency gains, institutional design, pricing, economics of scale, and network externalities. In addition, this book assesses early experiences in electricity deregulation in continental Europe, New Zealand, North America, and the United Kingdom.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 342 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 28.7mm | 1,530g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1998 ed.
  • XIX, 342 p.
  • 0792381343
  • 9780792381341

Table of contents

Preface. 1. IPPs Get VAMMoed in Texas; R. Baldick. 2. Competition and Direct Access in New Zealand's Electricity Market; M.E. Bergara, P.T. Spiller. 3. Competition and Access in Electricity Markets: ECPR, Global Price Cap, and Auctions; M. Boyer, J. Robert. 4. Periodic Regulatory Review in UK Electricity Markets; Developments Within a Deregulated System; P. Burns, T. Weyman-Jones. 5. Challenges for Effective Competition in Large-Hydro Dominated Markets: The Case of Quebec; P. Dunsky, P. Raphals. 6. Hydroelectricity and the State in Quebec and Ontario: Two Different Historical Paths; R. Dupre, M. Patry. 7. Restructuring and Competitive Arrangements in the Electricity Supply Industry Towards a Better Efficiency? D. Finon. 8. Electricity Deregulation in England and Wales; R. Green. 9. Improving the Performance of Electricity Industries in Developing Countries: Is World Bank Policy on Deregulation the Way Forward? D. Hawdon. 10. Demand-Side Management Expenditures and the Market Value of U.S. Electric Utilities: Strategic Investment or Disinvestment? D.A. Houston. 11. Introducing Competition to the Electricity Industry in Spain: The Role of Initial Conditions; E. Kahn. 12. Peak Load Problem, Deregulation and Reliability Pricing; P.-O. Pineau. 13. An Integrated Energy and Reserve Market for New Zealand; E.G. Read, et al. 14. Transmission Contracts May also Hinder Detrimental Network Investments in Oligopolistic Electricity Markets; Y. Smeers, Wei Jing-Yuan. Appendix 1. Appendix 2.
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