Electricity Distribution

Part of the Power Systems book series (POWSYS)


The above difference may be what essentially distinguishes electricity transmission from distribution, the two network-infrastructure-based natural monopolies. Transmission facilities can be evaluated one by one for suitability; by contrast, any regulatory scheme for distribution must acknowledge from the outset that each and every investment made by a distributor cannot possibly be controlled and that more aggregated or global evaluation mechanisms are required.


Distribution Grid Distribution Company Transmission Grid Electricity Service Rural Electrification 
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  1. 1.Instituto de Investigación TecnológicaUniversidad Pontificia ComillasMadridSpain

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