Open access peer-reviewed Monograph

Electricity Infrastructures in the Global Marketplace

Authored by Thomas Hammons

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

This book discusses trends in the energy industries of emerging economies in all continents. It provides the forum for dissemination and exchange of scientific and engineering information on the theoretical generic and applied areas of scientific and engineering knowledge relating to electrical power infrastructure in the global marketplace. It is a timely reference to modern deregulated energy infrastructure: challenges of restructuring electricity markets in emerging economies. The topics deal with nuclear and hydropower worldwide; biomass; energy potential of the oceans; geothermal energy; reliability; wind power; integrating renewable and dispersed electricity into the grid; electricity markets in Africa, Asia, China, Europe, India, Russia, and in South America. In addition the merits of GHG programs and markets on the electrical power industry, market mechanisms and supply adequacy in hydro-dominated countries in Latin America, energy issues under deregulated environments (including insurance issues) and the African Union and new partnerships for Africa's development is considered.

Read more >Order hardcopy
IntechOpen
Electricity Infrastructures in the Global MarketplaceAuthored by Thomas Hammons

Published: June 8th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/2631

ISBN: 978-953-307-155-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6012-0

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

54143 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

16 Dimensions Citations

chaptersDownloads

Open access peer-reviewed

1. The Role of Nuclear in the Future Global Energy Scene

By T. J. Hammons

2720

Open access peer-reviewed

2. Harnessing Untapped Hydropower

By T. J. Hammons

2713

Open access peer-reviewed

3. Harnessing Untapped Biomass Potential Worldwide

By T. J. Hammons

2302

Open access peer-reviewed

4. Energy Potential of the Oceans in Europe and North America: Tidal, Wave, Currents, OTEC and Offshore Wind

By T. J. Hammons

4246

Open access peer-reviewed

5. Geothermal Power Generation: Global Perspectives, Technology, Direct Uses, Plants, Drilling and Sustainability Worldwide

By T. J. Hammons

4657

Open access peer-reviewed

6. Reliability Modelling and Assessment of Power System Operation in the Competitive Electric Energy Market

By T. J. Hammons

3545

Open access peer-reviewed

7. Europe: Status of Integrating Renewable Electricity Production into the Grid

By T. J. Hammons

1846

Open access peer-reviewed

8. Europe: Impact of Dispersed and Renewable Generation on Power System Structure

By T. J. Hammons

2398

Open access peer-reviewed

9. Status of Power Markets and Power Exchanges in Asia and Australia

By T. J. Hammons

3409

Open access peer-reviewed

10. Power Generation in Southern Africa: Energy Trading and the Southern African Power Pool

By T. J. Hammons

3987

Open access peer-reviewed

11. Electricity Infrastructure in Asian Region and Energy Security Problems

By T. J. Hammons

2291

Open access peer-reviewed

12. Integrated Natural Gas-Electricity Resource Adequacy Planning In Latin America

By T. J. Hammons

2047

Open access peer-reviewed

13. Developments in Power Generation and Transmission Infrastructures in China

By T. J. Hammons

2058

Open access peer-reviewed

14. Power Generation and Transmission Expansion Planning Procedures in Asia: Market Environment and Investment Problems

By T. J. Hammons

4985

Open access peer-reviewed

15. Impacts of GHG Programs and Markets on the Power Industry

By T. J. Hammons

1483

Open access peer-reviewed

16. Power Markets of Asian Countries in the International Markets Environment

By T. J. Hammons

3069

Open access peer-reviewed

17. Market Mechanisms and Supply Adequacy in the Power Sector in Latin America

By T. J. Hammons

2594

Open access peer-reviewed

18. Energy Issues under Deregulated Environment

By T. J. Hammons

1565

Open access peer-reviewed

19. Africa: The African Union and New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)-The Power Footprint

By T. J. Hammons

2235

Monograph and chapters are indexed in

  • Worldcat
  • OpenAIRE
  • Google Scholar
  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI

Order a hardcopy of the Monograph

Free shipping with DHL Express

Hardcover (ex. VAT)£169

Order now

Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax Rate based on their country of residence. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Special discount for IntechOpen contributors

All IntechOpen contributors are offered special discounts starting at 40% OFF available through your personal dashboard

Login and purchase