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Abstract

Current regulatory policy distinguishes transmission investments that have primarily economic benefits from those that primarily enhance reliability. But no such dichotomy exists; congestion and reliability are inter-related in complex ways. Thus, solving the transmission investment problem is more complex than "fixing" merchant transmission; investment in the grid must be treated as a systems problem.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-19
Number of pages11
JournalElectricity Journal
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2008

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regulatory policy
Economics
economics
Merchants
Grid
Congestion
Dichotomy
Economic benefits
Regulatory policy

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business and International Management
  • Energy (miscellaneous)
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Law

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Blumsack, Seth Adam ; Lave, Lester B. ; Ilić, Marija. / The Real Problem with Merchant Transmission. In: Electricity Journal. 2008 ; Vol. 21, No. 2. pp. 9-19.
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