Understanding Electric Power Systems / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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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
|Series:||IEEE Press Understanding Science & Technology Series , #13|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.28(w) x 9.39(h) x 0.52(d)|
About the Author
JACK CASAZZA is currently President of the American Education Institute and an Outside Director of the Georgia Systems Operation Corporation. He is an IEEE Life Fellow, a former utility executive and consultant, and has won many awards for his contribution to the development of electric power systems.
FRANK DELEA retired in 1997 from Consolidated Edison, Inc. where he had assignments giving him broad insight into planning, operational, financial, rate, organizational, and legal issues. He was involved in many issues including mergers and acquisitions, investments in nonregulated subsidiaries, and corporate restructuring. He was leader of the team charged with the formation of a holding company.
Table of Contents
List of Figures.
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.
8. Functioning of the Electric Bulk Power System.
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.
About the Authors.