Economic Evaluation of Projects in the Electricity Supply Industry, 3rd Edition
This updated and expanded edition of Economic Evaluation of Projects in the Electricity Supply Industry will be invaluable to engineers, economists and financial analysts tasked with evaluating the economics of power projects and their environmental implication, in order to comprehend and analyse investment proposals and decisions.
In the highly capital-intensive electricity supply industry, it is essential that both engineers and managers understand the methodologies of project evaluation in order to comprehend and analyse investment proposals and decisions.This 3rd edition of Economic Evaluation of Projects in the Electricity Supply Industry takes a broad introductory approach, covering market and environmental issues, financial analysis and evaluation, clean environmental technologies and costs.
New energy trends covered by the third edition include the;
- changing mix of fuels in the power generation sector
- greater involvement of the private sector in power generation investments through independent power producers
- important role of regulations
- growing interest in clean electricity generation
- economics of investing in renewables
- introduction of smart grids and intelligent meters and networks
- cyber security.
About the Author
Hisham Khatib is Honorary Vice Chairman of the World Energy Council and a member of the World Federation of Scientists Energy Permanent Monitoring Panel. He is a founding member of the WEC Committee on Clean Fossil Fuels Studies, and the committee on Performance of Generating Plants. He has co-authored many books related to energy, including the UNDP/UNDESA/WEC World Energy Assessment study “Energy and the Challenge of Sustainability”.