Electric Utilities and Independent Power: Impact of Deregulation

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This in-depth publication reports on the specific impact of deregulation within the electric utility industry, and provides both short-term and long-range forecasts relative to the market and to the direction the industry is heading. Written by a leading consultant to the industry, this report-style reference is designed serve as a strategic planning tool for executives in electric utilities, as well independent power companies, ESCOs, and firms which provide services or equipment to the industry. The author ...
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Overview

This in-depth publication reports on the specific impact of deregulation within the electric utility industry, and provides both short-term and long-range forecasts relative to the market and to the direction the industry is heading. Written by a leading consultant to the industry, this report-style reference is designed serve as a strategic planning tool for executives in electric utilities, as well independent power companies, ESCOs, and firms which provide services or equipment to the industry. The author provides a complete analysis of every aspect of the current competition-driven market. You'll find out how open transmission access has spurred development of wholesale markets, and what can be expected as various states begin to provide retail customers with direct market access. You'll learn how the competitive power market is structured, who the players are, and what further new developments can be expected. Other important topics include the impact of air pollution control regulations on the industry and current trends in the utilization of new technologies by power producers.
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An engineering consultant to electric utilities reports on the specific impact of deregulations that allow independent power producers access to transmission facilities. Among his topics are the spurred development of wholesale markets, how the competitive power market is structured, who the players are, new developments to watch for, air-pollution control regulations, international aspects, electric vehicles, and the utilization of new technologies by power producers. For executives of electric utilities, independent power producers, and suppliers of equipment or service to the industry. Double spaced. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780135204382
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
  • Publication date: 12/28/1995
  • Pages: 209
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 8.93 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary 1
2 Deregulation and the Competitive Power Marketplace 8
3 Investor-Owned Electric Utilities 18
4 Independent Power 28
5 The Electric Power Market 36
6 Wholesale Wheeling 44
7 Retail Wheeling 50
8 International Activities 59
9 Demand-Side Management 69
10 Energy Conservation Equipment and Services 81
11 Power Generation Construction and Equipment 96
12 Transmission and Distribution 108
13 Fossil Fuel Generation 115
14 Nuclear Power 129
15 Hydroelectric 139
16 Biomass and Waste-to-Energy 147
17 Renewable Energy Resources 155
18 Environmental Issues and Pollution Control 167
19 Electric Vehicles 176
20 Rates 184
References 189
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