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...
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...
The Carbon Principles
The Carbon Principles are a series of guidelines established by three leading Wall Street banks — Citigroup Inc., JP Morgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley — to assess the risks in financing electric power ...
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...
Electricity sector in South Africa
The Electricity sector in South Africa is an important part of the economy in the region.Eskom is the state-owned electricity provider.
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
National Electricity Market
The National Electricity Market (NEM) is the Australian wholesale electricity market and the associated synchronous electricity transmission grid.The NEM began operation on 13 December 1998 and operat...
California electricity crisis
The California electricity crisis, also known as the Western U.S. Energy Crisis of 2000 and 2001, was a situation in which the United States state of California had a shortage of electricity supply ca...
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...
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...
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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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...