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Title: Setting the program of change at the central operator

Abstract

Whether a centralized or decentralized structure is followed, orchestrating the formation of the Central Operator that is at the heart of the electricity value chain is essential to making deregulation work. Four stages of development are crucial to this process. For this article, therefore, the authors will also use the term Central Operator to describe the capabilities of the new infrastructure, rather than the organizations that have emerged to support it, such as the ISO (or System operator) and the PX (or Market Operator). This article focuses on the ISOs of the Northeast US, once known as the tight power pools. These ISOs are particularly interesting because they allow us to examine the capabilities required of both the ISO and the PX within one organizational model.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Andersen Consulting, Philadelphia, PA (US)
OSTI Identifier:
20006052
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Electricity Journal
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 12; Journal Issue: 7; Other Information: PBD: Aug-Sep 1999; Journal ID: ISSN 1040-6190
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; ELECTRIC POWER INDUSTRY; DEREGULATION; COMPETITION; ECONOMICS

Citation Formats

Shields, F.X. Setting the program of change at the central operator. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.1016/S1040-6190(99)00058-5.
Shields, F.X. Setting the program of change at the central operator. United States. doi:10.1016/S1040-6190(99)00058-5.
Shields, F.X. Wed . "Setting the program of change at the central operator". United States. doi:10.1016/S1040-6190(99)00058-5.
@article{osti_20006052,
title = {Setting the program of change at the central operator},
author = {Shields, F.X.},
abstractNote = {Whether a centralized or decentralized structure is followed, orchestrating the formation of the Central Operator that is at the heart of the electricity value chain is essential to making deregulation work. Four stages of development are crucial to this process. For this article, therefore, the authors will also use the term Central Operator to describe the capabilities of the new infrastructure, rather than the organizations that have emerged to support it, such as the ISO (or System operator) and the PX (or Market Operator). This article focuses on the ISOs of the Northeast US, once known as the tight power pools. These ISOs are particularly interesting because they allow us to examine the capabilities required of both the ISO and the PX within one organizational model.},
doi = {10.1016/S1040-6190(99)00058-5},
journal = {Electricity Journal},
issn = {1040-6190},
number = 7,
volume = 12,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {9}
}