Most recent volume

Volume . Analytical Methods for Energy Diversity and Security

Published: 6th October 2008 Editors: Morgan Bazilian Fabien Roques
This is an ideal volume for professionals in academia, industry and government interested in the rapidly evolving area at the nexus between energy and climate change policy. The cutting-edge international contributions allow for a wide coverage of the topic. Energy Diversity and Security focuses on the consideration of financial risk in the energy sector. It describes how tools borrowed from financial economic theory, in particular mean-variance portfolio theory, can provide insights on the costs and benefits of diversity, and thus inform investment decision making in conditions of uncertainty. It gives the reader an in-depth understanding of how to manage risk at a time when the world’s focus is on this area. The book provides insights from leading authorities in the area of energy security. It gives readers abundant, rigorous analysis and guidance at a critical time in facing the twin challenges of energy security and climate change. The book also highlights the role of clean energy technology in moving towards future diverse and intelligent electricity systems. It will be a trusted, first point of reference for decision-makers in the field of energy policy. The book includes a foreword by the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner. All royalties from sale of this book will be donated to charities working in the energy sector in the developing world.

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Published: 17th July 2006 Editor: Karyl Leggio

Electricity Market Reform

Published: 13th April 2006 Editors: Fereidoon Sioshansi Wolfgang Pfaffenberger

Reshaping European Gas and Electricity Industries

Published: 2nd December 2004 Editors: Dominique Finon Atle Midttun

Agile Energy Systems

Published: 27th September 2004 Authors: Woodrow Clark Ted Bradshaw

National Reforms in European Gas

Published: 14th August 2003 Editors: M. Arentsen R. Kunneke

European Energy Industry Business Strategies

Published: 20th April 2001 Author: Atle Midttun

China's Oil Industry and Market

Published: 9th August 1999 Author: H.H. Wang

European Electricity Systems in Transition

Published: 17th February 1997 Author: A. Midttun