An Investor's Guide to the Electricity Economy

An Investor's Guide to the Electricity Economy

by Jason Makansi

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ISBN-13: 9780471210870
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/14/2002
Series: Wiley Finance Series , #111
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.39(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

JASON MAKANSI is President of Pearl Street, Inc. of St. Louis, Missouri, a technology deployment services firm with expertise in identifying investment, technology, and business trends in the energy industry, and developing strategies for capitalizing on those trends. Prior to founding Pearl Street, Makansi served as director of the power industry for Myplant.com and spent eighteen years with McGraw-Hill Inc.'s energy publications on the power industry, including five years as editor-in-chief of Power and Electric Power International. Makansi earned his BS in chemical engineering from Columbia University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART 1: THE INDUSTRY.

Industry Sructure.

The Motivation for Deregulation: Pull, Push, and Pray.

Billing and Services Today.

Pathways to Profit.

The Scorecard Thus Far.

Winning Consumer Strategies.

PART 2: THE INVESTOR.

The Value Chain.

Technologies and Services.

Technology Due Diligence: A Methodology.

Probing Deeper: Sectors, Technologies and Companies.

A New Dimension: Energy Storage.

Distributed Power: A New Business Model?

Services Follow Technology Adoption.

Wrapping it All Up: Information Technology.

Investment Opportunities.

PART 3: CASE STUDIES.

Coal and Nuclear.

Energy Information Services.

Focus on the 2000/2001 California Electricity Crisis.

Bibliography.

Index.

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