Understanding Electric Power Systems / Edition 1

Understanding Electric Power Systems / Edition 1

by Jack Casazza, Frank Delea, John Casazza
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471446521

ISBN-13: 9780471446521

Pub. Date: 10/01/2003

Publisher: Wiley

The Enron scandal notwithstanding, it is important for professionals in the electric power industry and related positions gain a solid understanding of electric power systems and how they work. Written by two veteran power company managers and respected experts, this is a real-world view of electric power systems, how they operate, how the organizations are

Overview

The Enron scandal notwithstanding, it is important for professionals in the electric power industry and related positions gain a solid understanding of electric power systems and how they work. Written by two veteran power company managers and respected experts, this is a real-world view of electric power systems, how they operate, how the organizations are structured, and how electricity is regulated and priced.

A comprehensive overview of the electric power industry from the inside
Covers electric power system components, electricity consumption, generation, transmission, distribution, electric utility operation, electric system control, power system reliability, government regulation, utility rate making, and financial considerations.

Includes an extensive glossary of key terms used in the U.S. and also definitions for terms used worldwide

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471446521
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
IEEE Press Understanding Science & Technology Series , #13
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.39(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

Preface.

1. History of Electric Power Industry.

2. Electric Power System.

3. Basic Electric Power Concepts.

4. Electric Energy Consumption.

5. Electric Power – Generation.

6. Technology of the Electric Transmission System.

7. Distribution.

8. Functioning of the Electric Bulk Power System.

9. Reliability.

10. Restructuring, Competition and Deregulation.

11. Legislation and Regulation - The Regulatory Network.

12. The Business Network.

13. ISOs, RTOs and ITPs.

14. The Money Network.

15. Information, Communications and Control Network.

16. Role of NERC, NAESB and Other Organizations.

17. Where Restructuring Stands.

Index.

About the Authors.

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