Electric Power Systems, Their Properties, and Specific Features

Chapter

Abstract

The electric power industry and electricity as its product are characterized by essential features and distinctions from other industries and commodities. Electric power systems (EPSs) underlie the electric power industry and determine its properties and the specific features of the electricity market. They are, in fact, the main subject of the studies described in the book and the focus of this chapter.

Keywords

Economic Crisis Manifold Europe Steam Transportation 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Siberian Branch, Energy Systems InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesIrkutskRussia

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