Markets for Technology – The Economics of Innovation and Corporate Strategy
Thought leaders and experts offer the most current information and insights into energy finance Energy Finance and Economics offers the most up-to-date information and compelling insights into the finance and economics of energy. With contributions from today's thought leaders who are experts in various areas of energy finance and economics, the book provides an overview of the energy industry and addresses issues concerning energy finance and economics. The book focuses on a range of topics including corporate finance relevant to the oil and gas industry as well as addressing issues of unconventional, renewable, and alternative energy. A timely compendium of information and insights centering on topics related to energy finance Written by Betty and Russell Simkins, two experts on the topic of the economics of energy Covers special issues related to energy finance such as hybrid cars, energy hedging, and other timely topics In one handy resource, the editors have collected the best-thinking on energy finance.
Ten years after the publication of this dissertation the market of renewable energy and especially the wind power segment have changed dramatically and many features, facts and key numbers are outdated since this research, but the key issue of this work remains the same, that is the analysis of every aspect of a wind power plant and the in depth focus of the importance of each one of them in order to accomplish a successful and profitable investment, while providing an alternative to classic ways of producing energy and saving the environment, an issue which especially today is far more urgent than in the beginning of the 21st century, all changes in technology equipment and market dynamics taken under consideration.
In today’s world, Energy demands leading to find improvements by applying new strategies and structures. Many sectors are seeking ways to understand, demonstrate and improve their energy and environmental performance. The necessary adaptation happens inevitably through innovation, that is to say through an efficient and dynamic management of the change. This can be achieved by effectively employing a benchmarking process that helps the entire sector in managing those elements of their activities, products and services that can significantly impact the environment. Regulators across the globe are increasingly introducing stringent standards of energy efficiency. Unpredictable fluctuations in both the energy market and fuel prices have underlined the value of energy efficiency for business operations and Environmnet
The Economics of Information Technology is a concise and accessible review of important economic factors affecting information technology industries. These industries are characterized by high fixed costs and low marginal costs of production, large switching costs for users, and strong network effects. Hal Varian outlines the basic economics of these industries while Joseph Farrell and Carl Shapiro describe the impact of these factors on competition policy. The volume is an ideal introduction for undergraduate and graduate students in economics, business strategy, law and related areas.
Boyles ?bio–energy? Technology Thermodynamics And Costs
An energy industry researcher and investment advisor provides a fresh perspective on the economics of energy From major players in the energy industry, such as big oil, to the emerging cap-and-trade market, no other book offers a more complete overview of the energy industry, specifically its economic and financial intricacies, than Investing in Energy: A Primer on the Economics of the Energy Industry. Details how to value and invest in the four big energy sectors: oil, gas, power, and green Describes key financial considerations for the energy sectors, including credit metrics, the importance of liquidity, cash flow, and capital expenditures From Bloomberg, a leading provider of the most up-to-date business news and financial data A comprehensive guide to the economics of the energy industry, Investing in Energy will prove an invaluable resource for traditional energy investors looking to expand into new areas, as well as for eco-investors looking to better understand how energy markets function.
The Solar Energy is well known form of Green Energy Technology which focuses on the forms and utilizations of energy that have no, minimal, or reduced impact on environment and society. Emphasis is placed on energy diversity, energy localization, energy security, and sustainable development. The research encourages the fields of energy research, management, and conservation, especially the advanced environmentally friendly energy technologies. It provides a medium for the free exchange and discussion of ideas and information, and a record of knowledge generated and technology know-how. The recent research deals with the analytical, numerical, and experimental investigations of all aspects of energy and energy technologies, ranging from fundamentals to practical applications, from energy resources to energy consumption and the consequences of energy use. The topics being covered includes Alternative & Renewable Energy Industries; Alternative Fuels; Economics, the environmental benefits, renewable energy as a business opportunity and continue to invest in accelerating its development.
This book is compiled jointly by the Tajikistan and Pakistani scientists based on the result of research and various designs of photovoltaics, wind-power systems, biogas digestors and micro-hydropower systems. The economics of these renewable energy installations that are widespread in different countries in the world for the last decade are described and highlighted. Authors believe that this book will provide understanding of the basic points of the economics of the renewable energy installations and will be a useful source for students, researchers and professionals. In particular, in this book the concept of life-cycle cost (LCC), calculations of present worth, annual life-cycle cost (ALCC) and unit electricity cost are described. For the various designs of photovoltaics, wind-power systems, biogas digestors and micro-hydropower systems the unit electricity costs are calculated. Taking into account that the renewable energy installations usually have less effect to the environment, the concept of total cost of the energy is also described.
Revision with unchanged content. This study examines the factors that influence the simultaneous adoption of no-till farming technology and Roundup Ready soybean (RR) varieties and the welfare benefits of the adoption of the technologies. The single adoption of the individual technologies is analyzed using a feasible generalized least squares (FGLS) estimation. A two-limit Tobit procedure is further used to analyze the extent of the adoption of the technologies. To answer the question of the simultaneity between the two technologies, we construct a Wu-Hausman test statistic using the results of two separate single equation probit models and a simultaneous two-equation econometric model. Furthermore, the book provides readers with a simple way of analyzing the welfare benefits of adopting a new technology in the case of a parallel and a pivotal shift of the supply curve. The theoretical model developed assumes two main regions; a large producer country adopting the new technology (U.S.) and the rest of the world (ROW), as the non-adopting region. Economic surpluses gained by producers and consumers in the two regions are discussed. This book is aimed at providing professionals, policy makers, researchers and intermediate to graduate level students in economics with simple but rigorous strategies that can be used in modeling and analyzing the concomitant adoption of technologies.
Paper 1: NATURAL GAS, ECONOMIC AND POLITICS: HOW CAN CHILE PREVENT FUTURE DISRUPTIONS OF ENERGY SUPPLY? (Novemmber 2004) Paper 2: HOW WILL THE LATEST PROPOSAL FOR THE NEW BOLIVIAN HYDROCARBONS TAX REGIME AFFECT TAX REVENUES IN THE LONG TERM? (May 2004) Paper 3: DOES BOLIVIA HAVE SUFFICIENT BARGAINING POWER AGAINST THE MULTINATIONAL PACIFIC LNG IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A SUBSTANTIAL SHARE OF THE ECONOMIC RENT FROM THE LNG PROJECT? (May 2004)
The Economics of Agricultural Technology in Semiar id Sub–Saharan Africa