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Electricity Deregulation: Choices and Challenges

James M. Griffin and Steven L. Puller

Abstract

The electricity market has experienced enormous setbacks in delivering on the promise of deregulation. In theory, deregulating the electricity market would increase the efficiency of the industry by producing electricity at lower costs and passing those cost savings on to customers. As this book shows, successful deregulation is possible, although it is by no means a hands-off process-in fact, it requires a substantial amount of design and regulatory oversight. This book brings together experts from academia, government, and big business to discuss the lessons learned from experiences such as ... More

Keywords: electricity market, deregulation, efficiency, cost savings, policy choices, lower costs, customers, design, regulatory oversight, California

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780226308562
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226308586.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James M. Griffin, editor

Steven L. Puller, editor

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