The restructuring and deregulation of the power utility industry is resulting in significant competitive, technological and regulatory changes. Independent power producers, power marketers and brokers have added a new and significant dimension to the task of maintaining a reliable electric system. Power System Restructuring and Deregulation provides comprehensive coverage of the technological advances, which have helped redesign the ways in which utility companies manage their business.
With the aid of practical case studies, an international panel of contributors address the most up to date problems and their solutions in a cohesive manner, making this book indispensable to graduates and engineers in the power industry field.
- Presents state of the art techniques in power industry restructuring
- Includes applications of new technology in power industry deregulation
- Includes practical examples of changes in load forecasting techniques and methods
- International contributors offer a global perspective detailing power utility restructuring and deregulation from various countries
Deregulation of Electric Utilities
Competitive Wholesale Electricity Markets
Distribution in a Deregulated Market
Transmission Expansion in the New Environment
Transmission Open Access
Electric Power Industry Restructuring in China
Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS)
Information Technology Applications
Application of the Internet to Power System Monitoring and Trading