Nov. 19, 2009
Many segments of industrial economies have moved from intense regulation to reduced or deregulation. In some cases this has led to significant improvements in consumer choice coupled with lower prices; however has also been controversial because of frequent and extreme price excursions relative to historical regulated prices.
This presentation will
- Provide a brief discussion of the reasons for regulated and deregulated power markets
- Analyze power price patterns in 14 deregulated markets
- Discuss factors affecting public reaction to the deregulation of power