Deregulation of the Electricity Supply Industry

  • Kankar Bhattacharya
  • Math H. J. Bollen
  • Jaap E. Daalder
Part of the The Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (PEPS)


During the nineties decade, many electric utilities and power network companies world-wide have been forced to change their ways of doing business, from vertically integrated mechanisms to open market systems. The reasons have been many and have differed over regions and countries.


European Union Electricity Market Electric Utility Electricity Sector Electric Power Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kankar Bhattacharya
    • 1
  • Math H. J. Bollen
    • 1
  • Jaap E. Daalder
    • 1
  1. 1.Chalmers University of TechnologySweden

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