In the 1990s, the British government turned its whole electricity system upside down and inside out, privatizing and deregulating the utilities. The British model spread worldwide – even to America. How did the British industry get into a state that required a revolution, and what did this revolution really accomplish?
The electricity revolution in Britain created millions of winners and losers – consumers, coal miners, nuclear operators, investors, executives and politicians – and the same process is ongoing in the United States.


This book is about applying fundamental business concepts to move our electric power markets to a new paradigm. The heart of the new paradigm is the use of forward and spot transactions to manage risk, and guide investment and operating decisions. Our current business model is regulated cost-of-service and centralized resource optimization. This century-old centralized system is rapidly moving to a decentralized energy ecosystem. The evolution is driven by technology and the need to wean ourselves off fossil fuels.


Since 1961, Principles of Public Utility Rates has laid the foundation of public utility pricing theories, policies and the economic concepts supporting rate designs. This book continues to be the cornerstone reference for everyone involved in analyzing what constitutes fair and reasonable utility rates.

Copyright © 1988


In Energy Services Outsourcing: Opportunities and Challenges, two seasoned industry professionals take an in-depth look at this source of new products for utility and energy companies.

Although most ESO applications today focus on energy delivery and energy management, the potential for services ranges from a limited IT project to a complex internal communications network to a "virtual" company with all energy-related infrastructure outsourced.


The most comprehensive, updated reference available in the bold, new world of telecommunications in ONE, time saving source that you'll refer to over and over again. With practical and useful information, this invaluable guide to the history, organization, financing, and technology of this complicated industry is a MUST for the telecom veterans and newcomers alike.

AVAILABILITY: Limited Quantities Available! This title usually ships within 1 to 2 weeks.

Copyright © 1997


The electric industry's most referenced title for more than twenty years… now in its 8th edition.

In this new edition, renowned author and industry analyst, Leonard Hyman, explains the basics and provided valuable insights into the future of the electric market. Get a clear and concise review of industry fundamentals including: accounting, engineering, economics, finance, law, operations, and risk management.

Up-to-date statistics on: Rate of Return, Operations and Sales, Ownership Trends, Market Restructuring and much more.

Copyright © 2005