Energy Services Books

  • World Energy Outlook 2013

    In a world where big differences in regional energy prices impact competitiveness, who are the potential winners and losers? Huge volumes of oil are needed to meet growing demand and offset declines in existing fields. Where will it all come from? What could trigger a rapid convergence in natural gas prices between Asia, Europe and North America, ...

  • 15th Asia Oil Week 2010

    Our 15th Annual Asia Oil Week 2010 will take place in April 2010 and will have an intensive high-level Program of Asia's and the world's leading Speakers, and is the key upstream management event in and on the Asia and Australasian, with senior executives attending annually. The Conference focuses on upstream Asian oil, gas-LNG and the region's ...

  • The Economic Growth Engine

    Current economic theory attributes most income growth to technical progress. However, since technical progress can neither be defined nor measured, no one really knows what policies will encourage income growth. Ayres and Warr show that access to useful work, which can be defined and measured, explain the bulk of post-1900 income changes in Japan, ...

  • The Virtual Utility

    The virtual utility (VU) is a flexible collaboration of independent, market-driven entities that provide efficient energy service demanded by consumers without necessarily owning the corresponding assets. The VU becomes a metaphor for lean, flexible electricity production/delivery and flexible, customer-oriented energy service provision. ...

  • Computational Auction Mechanisms for Restructured Power Industry Operation

    'Electric energy must be treated as a commodity which can be bought, sold, and traded, taking into account its time- and space-varying values and costs.' Spot Pricing of Electricity, Schweppe et al, 1988. Computational Auction Mechanisms for Restructured Power Industry Operation outlines the application of auction methods for all aspects of ...

  • Energy Efficiency

    ENERGY EFFICIENCY uses an applied scientific methodology and case studies to demonstrate and support: The need for the U.S. and the world to commit to energy and resource efficiency as the central goal in investing in electric, heat, and cooling infrastructure, the huge economic opportunity for using the inefficiency built into 20th century energy ...

  • Report 4300: Energy Efficiency & Demand Response

    Report 4300: Energy Efficiency & Demand Response explores the policy and market drivers that animate the EE&DR industry today. We pay particular attention to the new and emerging business models that have built DR services into a $370 million market from virtually nothing 10 years ago. We examine the strategies of utilities and their ...

  • No-regret Potentials in Energy Conservation

    The climate change debate has stimulated a controversy on the existence and size of potentials to reduce energy consumption at an economic benefit, so-called no-regret potentials. This book develops a theoretical evaluation framework with particular focus on transaction costs and real option theory. The resulting typology of no-regret potentials ...

  • Maryland Offshore Energy Framework Report

    ELI’s Oceans and Land & Biodiversity staff analyze the tools available to Maryland’s Coastal Zone Management Program to address new energy activities in state and federal coastal waters. The report assesses Maryland’s existing laws and policies, interstate agreements, and federal laws, and identifies potential measures that ...

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