IDS.064 Engineering, Economics and Regulation of the Electric Power Sector


Class Info

Provides an in-depth and interdisciplinary look at electric power systems, focusing on regulation as the link among engineering, economic, legal, and environmental viewpoints. Topics include electricity markets, incentive regulation of network utilities, retail competition, tariff design, distributed generation, rural electrification, multinational electricity markets, environmental impacts, and the future of utilities and strategic sustainability issues under both traditional and competitive regulatory frameworks. Background in policy, microeconomics, or engineering desirable. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 14.01, 22.081, and IDS.060 as prerequisites.

IDS.064 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by I. Perez-Arriaga.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E51-395.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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