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Performance issues for a changing electric power industry.

Performance issues for a changing electric power industry.

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Published by Energy Information Administration, Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric and Alternate Fuels, U.S. Dept. of Energy in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Electric utilities -- United States -- Cost control.,
    • Electric power production -- United States -- Costs.,
    • Electric power-plants -- United States -- Reliability.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric, and Alternate Fuels., United States. Energy Information Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9685.U5 P398 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL861436M
      LC Control Number95144442
      OCLC/WorldCa31999522

      The U.S. electric power industry, the last major regulated energy industry in the United States, is changing to be more competitive. In some States, retail electricity customers can now choose their electricity company. New wholesale electricity trading markets, which were previously nonexistent, are now operating in many regions of the country. JACK CASAZZA is an electrical engineer with wide experience in the electric power profession as an executive, researcher, economist, and consultant. He has served as vice president in a major utility responsible for elec- tric and gas planning and research, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia System Operating Co., and as chairman of the U.S. Technical Committee of CIGRE.

        First, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) (the trade group for the U.S. electric utility industry) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) jointly recommended changing how utilities.   The top 10 trends transforming the electric power sector From the decline of coal power to the rise of energy storage, big changes are taking hold in the industry

      6 | Powering America: The Economic and Workforce Contributions of the U.S. Electric Power Industry This report reinforces that the electric power industry underpins all sectors of the economy. Understanding the industry’s value, economic contributions, and changing nature is crucial to policy decisions related to employment and economic Size: 5MB.   I have to get NERC certified to be in my position, and the book I'm reading to study up on the regulations as well as how power generation works in the first place, is: Electric Power System Reliability () by William H. Smith, P.E. It seems.


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