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The British electricity experiment : privatization : the record, the issues, the lessons

Author: John Surrey
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The privatisation of the monolithic industry is being looked at by countries around the world, and this is the first book to fully assess the reason behind the electricity sell-off, its implementation, and the consequences so far.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
British electricity experiment.
London : Earthscan, 1996
(OCoLC)604894546
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Surrey
ISBN: 1853833703 9781853833700 1853833711 9781853833717
OCLC Number: 35303620
Description: 329 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / John Surrey --
2. UK Electricity Supply under Public Ownership / John Chesshire --
3. The Privatization of the Electricity Supply Industry / Steve Thomas --
4. The Development of Competition / Steve Thomas --
5. Regulation / Gordon MacKerron and Isabel Boira-Segarra --
6. Effects on Demands for Fossil Fuels / Mike Parker --
7. Nuclear Power Under Review / Gordon MacKerron --
8. Renewable Generation --
Success Story? / Catherine Mitchell --
9. The Winners and Losers so far / Gordon MacKerron and Jim Watson --
10. Competition: the Continuing Issues / Mike Parker --
11. Unresolved Issues of Economic Regulation / John Surrey --
12. Strategic Government Corporate Issues / Steve Thomas --
13. General Conclusions and Lessons / Mike Parker.
Responsibility: edited by John Surrey.

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This work assesses the "experiment" of electricity privatization, the reasons behind it, its implementation and the consequences so far. It distinguishes what is attributable to privatization and  Read more...

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"This is an excellent book, and stands as an authoritative and balanced account of the history, the issues and the lessons of this British experiment." -- Environmental Politics

 
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