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A General Maximum Entropy Econometric approach to model industrial electricity prices in Spain: A challenge for the competitiveness


  • Moreno, Blanca
  • García-Álvarez, María Teresa
  • Ramos, Carmen
  • Fernández-Vázquez, Esteban


The Spanish Integral Plan of Industrial Policy 2020 points out the energy cost containment as one of the priority actions to improve the competitiveness of industry. In fact, electricity prices for industrial consumers are of particular importance for international competitiveness, as electricity usually represents a significant proportion of its total energy costs.

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  • Moreno, Blanca & García-Álvarez, María Teresa & Ramos, Carmen & Fernández-Vázquez, Esteban, 2014. "A General Maximum Entropy Econometric approach to model industrial electricity prices in Spain: A challenge for the competitiveness," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 135(C), pages 815-824.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:appene:v:135:y:2014:i:c:p:815-824
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.04.060

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