Reform of the Energy Sector

  • Subhes C. BhattacharyyaEmail author


This chapter discusses the reform and restructuring of energy industries and presents the issues related to these structural changes in the energy industry. The chapter starts with a discussion about the economic rationale for government intervention in the energy sector, and the changes that weakened these arguments. Alternative reform models are then presented along with their pros and cons. It also presents a set of factors that determine the substainability of any reform.


Interventions Deregulation Options for competition Vertically integrated business Single buyer Transition models Gross pool Net pool Reform sustainability 


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  1. 1.Institute of Energy and Sustainable DevelopmentDe Montfort UniversityLeicesterUK

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