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Virtual Barrels

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With the energy transition the market for financial energy derivatives will expand but continue to function as a complex dynamic system with multiple feedback loops revolving around optionality embedded in physical assets. While the nature of these assets will undoubtably evolve, the core quantitative principles which describe the assets will remain remarkably similar, such as batteries becoming the new form of the energy storage. Thus, many concepts described in this book may well find new applications, and during the energy transition the market for virtual barrels could serve as the blueprint for the broader market for virtual commodities.

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Bouchouev, I. (2023). Epilogue. In: Virtual Barrels. Springer Texts in Business and Economics. Springer, Cham.

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