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New Rules A Guide to Electric Market Regulation

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ISBN-10: 087814790X

ISBN-13: 9780878147908

Edition: 2000

Authors: Steven Ferrey

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Author Steven Ferrey highlights the importance of electric energy rules and legal restrictions that are replacing the traditional utility environment. Rather than focus on the trends of deregulation or concentrate on a particular area of electric energy, this book deals with transcendent issues, long-term rules, and structure of the electric industry. Ferry explains the three primary areas of change: Technology - the hardware' of the industry Regulations at the federal level Changes at the retail level. No other book summarizes the regulatory changes and new rules now governing the electric marketplace (post-deregulation) in one volume. Ferry designed The New Rules to explain the…    
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List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: PennWell Corporation
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 447
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Steven Ferrey is a professor of energy and contract law at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, and in 2003 was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School. His experience includes working at the World Bank and the United Nations on renewable energy project development in Asia and Africa for more than a decade, concurrent with his teaching assignments. Mr. Ferrey's previously published a books include The New Rules: A Guide to Electric Market Regulation (PennWell 2000); a 3-volume treatise on energy law, The Law of Independent Power, (West, 20th ed., 2003) is used around the world as the standard reference on international energy law and policy. His environmental law book Environmental…    

List Of Acronyms
Introduction: Past is No Longer Prologue
Bold Changes in Electric Energy Technologies Alter the Marketp. 1
The Evolution of Wholesale Power Sale Rulesp. 21
Hands on the Switch: The New Transmission Rulesp. 37
In the Shadow of PUHCA: Exempt Wholesale Generatorsp. 63
PURPA QF Rules: Old is Newp. 77
QFs and PURPA Contracts: The Holy Grailp. 109
Power Shift: The "Current" Currentp. 123
Deregulation of Retail Markets: New Opportunities Breed New Problemsp. 135
Restructuring Utility Power in a Competitive Environment: Mergers and Asset Acquisitionp. 161
The Competition Rules of the New Marketp. 175
The Local Angle: Franchise, Municipal Competition, and Tax Rulesp. 189
Electricity: Good or Service? The Contract Rules that Govern the Power Sale Marketp. 211
The Deregulation Vanguardp. 233
The New Risk Paradigmp. 243
History of the Electric Utility Industryp. 259
The Joint Committee on Electric Utility Restructuring of the Massachusetts Legislature: Report and Legislationp. 275
Glossaryp. 397
Indexp. 427
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