FTR Properties: Advantages and Disadvantages

Part of the Lecture Notes in Energy book series (LNEN, volume 7)


While financial transmission rights (FTRs) were developed as a hedge for locational price risk, their advocates envision them as a multifaceted tool, providing revenue sufficiency for contracts for differences, distributing the merchandizing surplus an independent system operator (ISO) or regional transmission operator (RTO) accrues in market operations, and providing a price signal for transmission developers.


Electricity Market Independent System Operator Congestion Charge Locational Marginal Price Transmission Expansion 
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  1. 1.Round Table Group, IncGambrillsUSA

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