PV financial incentives
Financial incentives for photovoltaics are incentives offered to electricity consumers to install and operate solar-electric generating systems, also known as photovoltaics (PV). A government may offe...
Pennsylvania Water and Power
Pennsylvania Water & Power was the first power plant in the world to combine a hydroelectric generator and a coal power generator on the same site. John Abbet Walls was president.
Distribution network operators
Distribution network operators (DNOs) are companies licensed to distribute electricity in Great Britain by the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets. There are fourteen licensed geographically defined...
Distribution network operators - Wikipedia
New Zealand electricity market
New Zealand's electricity market (NZEM) is regulated by the Electricity Industry Participation Code administered by the Electricity Authority (EA). The Authority was established in November 2010 to re...
West African Power Pool
The West African Power Pool (WAPP) is a cooperation of the national electricity companies in Western Africa under the auspecies of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The members o...
Feed-in tariffs in Germany
Feed-in electricity tariffs have been introduced in Germany to encourage the use of new energy technologies such as wind power, biomass, hydropower, geothermal power and solar photovoltaics. Feed-in t...
Feed-in tariffs in the United Kingdom
Feed-in tariffs in the United Kingdom were announced in October 2008 and took effect from April 2010. They were entered into law by the Energy Act of 2008.
The Feed-In Tariff applies to small-scal...
Southern African Power Pool
The Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) is a cooperation of the national electricity companies in Southern Africa under the auspices of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The members of...
Power Purchase Agreement
A power purchase agreement (PPA) is a contract between two parties, one who generates electricity for the purpose (the seller) and one who is looking to purchase electricity (the buyer). The PPA defin...
Spark spread
The spark spread is the theoretical gross margin of a gas-fired power plant from selling a unit of electricity, having bought the fuel required to produce this unit of electricity. All other costs (op...
WindShare
WindShare is a for-profit wind power co-operative that was officially launched in February 2002 in Toronto, Canada. It was created by the non-profit Toronto Renewable Energy Co-operative (TREC) which ...
WindShare - Wikipedia
Feed-in tariff
A feed-in tariff (FIT, standard offer contract) advanced renewable tariff or renewable energy payments is a policy mechanism designed to accelerate investment in renewable energy technologies. It achi...
NEMMCO
The National Electricity Market Management Company Limited (NEMMCO) was the market operator for the Australian National Electricity Market (NEM). NEMMCO was established in 1996 to administer and manag...
NEMMCO - Wikipedia
Nord Pool Spot
Nord Pool Spot runs the largest market for electrical energy in Europe, measured in volume traded (TWh) and in market share. It operates in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuani...
Feed-in tariffs in Australia
Feed-in tariffs in Australia have been enacted by several State Governments for electricity generated by solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. Feed-in tariffs (FIT) are a premium rate paid to producers of ...
Feed-in tariffs in Australia - Wikipedia
Electricity pricing
Electricity pricing (sometimes referred to as electricity tariff or the price of electricity) varies widely from country to country, and may vary significantly from locality to locality within a parti...
Hourly price forward curve (HPFC)
As electricity is a non-storable good its prices show seasonalities at yearly, weekly, and intra-day intervals, which in the case of a storable good would be arbitraged from the market. In order to fa...
Demand response
According to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, demand response (DR) is defined as: “Changes in electric usage by end-use customers from their normal consumption patterns in response to change...
Demand response - Wikipedia
Cost of electricity by source
The cost of electricity generated by different sources is a calculation of the cost of generating electricity at the point of connection to a load or electricity grid. The cost is typically given per ...
Cost of electricity by source - Wikipedia
Stranded costs
In discussions of electric power generation deregulation, the term stranded costs represents the existing investments in infrastructure for the incumbent utility that may become redundant in a competi...
Price per watt
Price per watt, or $/W is a common way to compare the capital costs of various forms of electricity generation. It refers to the number of dollars one would have to spend to buy a machine capable of p...
CAO Central Allocation Office
CAO Central Allocation Office GmbH is the joint auction office allocating cross border electricity transmission capacity for borders between Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia...
Energy Exchange Austria
The Energy Exchange Austria (EXAA) is a Central European energy exchange headquartered in Vienna. Currently, the EXAA Market encompasses trading areas in the entire of Austria and Germany.
EXAA wa...
Energy Exchange Austria - Wikipedia