Generating the Benefits of Competition: Challenges and Opportunities in Opening Electricity Markets
AbstractThe move from regulation to competition in different parts of the economy is one of the great success stories of the past 30 years. And more competition in the electricity sector could offer lower consumer prices and improved stability of supply. So why has market deregulation in electricity been difficult to achieve?
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its journal C.D. Howe Institute Commentary.
Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 260 (April)
public services; electricity sector competition; market deregulation;
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- Q4 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy
- L94 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Electric Utilities
- L98 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Government Policy
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