Reform of the Energy Industry

  • S. C. Bhattacharyya


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.


Reform Process Energy Industry Spot Market Electricity Industry Natural Monopoly 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and PolicyUniversity of DundeeDundeeUK

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