Reshaping European Gas and Electricity Industries

Edited by

  • Dominique Finon, Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Dévelopement, Paris, France
  • Atle Midttun, Department of Innovation and Economic Organization, Norwegian School of Management, Sandvika, Norway

A unique and thorough investigation of the shift towards Europe-wide energy regulation, markets and business strategies, and the extent to which energy systems have become more liberalised over this period. Reshaping of European Gas and Electricity Industries analyses the key issues facing the European energy industry, from a regulatory, market, and business perspective. Current challenges within the field are also reviewed, including competitive and environmental issues.
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Audience

Energy and utilities specialists, consultants, planners, policy makers, and researchers

 

Book information

  • Published: December 2004
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-044550-2


Table of Contents

Introduction; Regulation in liberalized energy sectors: theories and concepts; Electricity regulation in Europe; Politics and regulation of gas in Europe; Energy regulation: convergence through multi-level technocracy; Electricity and gas markets in Europe: Competition and integration; European electricity markets: Variety and Integration; European gas markets: Nascent competition and integration in a diversity of models; Competition and Market Integration in Europe: Between multidomestic and oligopolistic configurations; Strategic Configuration: Options and Perspectives; Configuration and Performance of Large European Energy Companies, a Statistical Analysis; Strategic Configuration, A Casuistic Approach; Reshaping European Energy Industry: Patterns and Challenges