An examination of key issues in electric utilities restructuring. It covers: electric utility markets in and out of the USA; the Open Access Same-time Information System; tagging transactions; trading energy; hedging tools for managing risks in various markets; pricing volatility, risk and forecasting; regional transmission organization; and more. The text contains acronyms, a contract specifications sample, examples, and nearly 500 bibliographic citations, tables, and drawings.

chapter 4|36 pages

Tagging Electricity Transactions

Transaction Information System

chapter 5|56 pages

Electric Energy Trading

chapter 7|40 pages

Electricity Pricing

Volatility, Risk, and Forecasting

chapter 8|20 pages

RTO: Regional Transmission Organization