Competitive electricity markets and sustainability

This book responds to the opening up of electricity markets to competition, which has completely changed the nature of power generation. The building of new generation and transmission capacity and the setting of the energy mix between nuclear, gas and renewable resources are mainly left to private...

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Main Author: Lévêque, François
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham Edward Elgar c2006
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book responds to the opening up of electricity markets to competition, which has completely changed the nature of power generation. The building of new generation and transmission capacity and the setting of the energy mix between nuclear, gas and renewable resources are mainly left to private initiative and investors
Investments in competitive electricity markets : an overview / François Lévêque -- Investment and generation capacity / Richard Green -- Generation technology mix in competitive electricity markets / Jean-Michel Glachant -- Problems of transmission investment in a deregulated power / Steven Stoft -- Patterns of transmission investments / Paul Joskow -- Long-term locational prices and investment incentives in the transmission of electricity / Yves Smeers -- Compatibility of investment signals in distribution, transmission and generation / Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga and Luis Olmos
Physical Description:xv, 302 p ill
ISBN:9781847204356
9781845429218
1845429214