IDS.505 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, future of utilities and strategic sustainability issues under both traditional and competitive regulatory frameworks. Background in policy, microeconomics, or engineering desirable.

This class has no prerequisites.

IDS.505 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by I. Perez-Arriaga.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 24-121.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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