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Agent Based Models in Power Systems

António Ferreira dos Santos, João Tomé Saraiva
2021 U Porto Journal of Engineering  
The appearance of new actors contributes to developing new business models and modifies its traditional operation activities.  ...  In the last two decades, power systems have experienced several changes, mainly related to organizational and operational restructuring.  ...  The 3 most cited papers aren't related to power systems and electrical engineering.  ... 
doi:10.24840/2183-6493_007.003_0009 fatcat:4jkhnvimdfazvnynw4vzo5ypam

Solar Power and its Discontents: Critiquing Off‐grid Infrastructures of Inclusion in East Africa

Jamie Cross, Tom Neumark
2021 Development and Change  
Since 2010, solar energy companies in North America and Europe have played a pivotal role in delivering clean, reliable and sustainable electricity to millions of people living off the grid across sub-Saharan  ...  Their critiques address the mis-selling of solar home systems and the technical limits of off-grid infrastructures for domestic production, framed both by dominant market paradigms and by relationships  ...  Many were motivated by critiques of 20th century management and business strategy, seeing in the creation of consumer markets for off-grid solar energy at what became known as the 'bottom of the economic  ... 
doi:10.1111/dech.12668 fatcat:qcmnuylh3zetxlguiw6qvyjpi4

Locational restructuring and financial crises

Richard A Easterlin
2000 Structural Change and Economic Dynamics  
Since 1800, modern economic growth has caused an unprecedented locational restructuring of economies experiencing rapid economic development, a redistribution of population from farms and villages to towns  ...  In free market economies of the past, this urbanization process occurred in Kuznets cycles, averaging 15 -25 years in duration.  ...  Ebata and Paul Rivera; and for financial help, to the University of Southern California.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0954-349x(99)00027-2 fatcat:nbifsmipwjexfataiyzdxuvjwi

Reliability and service in the power industry

Yulia Zhilkina, Dmitry Vodennikov, N. Voropai, S. Senderov, A. Michalevich, H. Guliev
2018 E3S Web of Conferences  
In power industry this market is the most natural object of development of the market relations.  ...  The principles of formation and transition to service considering a current state of power industry the main requirements imposed to service activity, her potential and providing balance of interests of  ...  In power industry this market is the most natural object of development of the market relations.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/20185802008 fatcat:cohvxrbinfhsfn7v7mpsutuifm

'Widening the radius of trust': ethnographic explorations of trust and Indian business

John Harriss
2003 Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute  
electrical engineering companies -a Tata group plant in Gandhinagar, Gujarat; and a now multinational-owned plant in Chennai.  ...  There I conducted interviews with 40 business leaders, and made case studies of 'restructuring' in four big companies. Networks between firms: 'trust' or power?  ...  : see especially Rudner (1994) 7 There are many sources in the business literature on the increased importance of trust in contemporary business organization.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9655.2003.00172.x fatcat:bjhupacbpnez3bze4mkjkdjhgq

Regime destabilisation as the flipside of energy transitions: Lessons from the history of the British coal industry (1913–1997)

Bruno Turnheim, Frank W. Geels
2012 Energy Policy  
c We investigate the destabilisation of existing regimes and industries. c We conceptualise destabilisation as a multi-dimensional and enacted phenomenon. c We mobilise two historical cases of the British  ...  These cases are also used to articulate five lessons regarding the overall destabilisation process and five lessons regarding the economic and socio-political environments of industries.  ...  Cultural and political factors play a secondary role, influencing how business perceives its economic interests and helping to shape the specific tactics that businesses adopt''.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2012.04.060 fatcat:iskpkuy42nadpfclzp4f7synjy

The Principle of Effective and Efficient Restructuring and the Future of the Nigerian Nation: The Role of Social Science Education

Chuks Justus Iwegbu, Emmanuel C. Uwaifo
2021 UJAH Unizik Journal of Arts and Humanities  
The issue of entrepreneurship is also highlighted as a positive step towards attaining Economic Restructuring.  ...  This study on 'The Principle of Effective and Efficient Restructuring and the Future of the Nigerian Nation: The Role of Social Science Education' examines critically the meaning of Restructuring and effective  ...  Political Restructuring must involve substantial devolution of powers from the centre.Economic Restructuring: Economic Restructuring, is the total overhaul of the economic base of the Nigerian nation.  ... 
doi:10.4314/ujah.v21i3.3 fatcat:hffpcwczk5dl5i5xib7tmwwuvu

The New Face of Chinese Industrial Policy: Making Sense of Anti-Dumping Cases in the Petrochemical and Steel Industries

Regina M. Abrami, Yu Zheng
2010 Social Science Research Network  
Such distinctive industrial structures, we show, were a direct result of whether the central government could restructure these designated priority industries in its preferred direction.  ...  We argue that the patterning of antidumping actions is best explained in terms of industrial structures, inclusive of degrees of horizontal concentration and vertical integration.  ...  For much of the 1980s and early 1990s, township and village enterprises (TVEs) operated instead as the industrial engine of China's economic development.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1698770 fatcat:xaumpxy2wbbq7hcgehkgbxa7ge

The New Face of Chinese Industrial Policy: Making Sense of Anti-Dumping Cases in the Petrochemical and Steel Industries

Yu Zheng, Regina M. Abrami
2010 Social Science Research Network  
Such distinctive industrial structures, we show, were a direct result of whether the central government could restructure these designated priority industries in its preferred direction.  ...  We argue that the patterning of antidumping actions is best explained in terms of industrial structures, inclusive of degrees of horizontal concentration and vertical integration.  ...  For much of the 1980s and early 1990s, township and village enterprises (TVEs) operated instead as the industrial engine of China's economic development.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1658674 fatcat:zip25rjmgzak7gcdst6v5hy76a

The New Face of Chinese Industrial Policy: Making Sense of Antidumping Cases in the Petrochemical and Steel Industries

Yu Zheng, Regina Abrami
2011 Journal of East Asian Studies  
Such distinctive industrial structures, we show, were a direct result of whether the central government could restructure these designated priority industries in its preferred direction.  ...  We argue that the patterning of antidumping actions is best explained in terms of industrial structures, inclusive of degrees of horizontal concentration and vertical integration.  ...  For much of the 1980s and early 1990s, township and village enterprises (TVEs) operated instead as the industrial engine of China's economic development.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1598240800007384 fatcat:ksacbvzjxjgipl332lxh3dlxfe

The unmaking of a commodity: Intermediation and the entanglement of power cables in Nigeria

Heidi Østbø Haugen
2018 Environment and planning A  
The article proposes intermediation as a meso-level concept for connecting concrete and empirically observable events to theories of marketization.  ...  This article examines the role of intermediation in creating entanglements and undermining market orders.  ...  Marriages that consolidate business partnerships between Chinese women with manufacturing connections and Nigerian men with market knowledge have become common.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0308518x18757506 fatcat:7yncqvmod5f4jcxxmooigp63xe

Power System Control Centers: Past, Present, and Future

F.F. Wu, K. Moslehi, A. Bose
2005 Proceedings of the IEEE  
The evolving changes in power system operational needs require a distributed control center that is decentralized, integrated, flexible, and open.  ...  In this paper, we review the functions and architectures of control centers: their past, present, and likely future.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Mr. H. Zhou and Dr. A. B. R. Kumar for their assistance in the preparation of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2005.857499 fatcat:pz4c6mjbovhhdmwrnyz6gfjz3a

Electricity Markets, Reliability and the Environment: Smartening-Up the Grid

Richard E. Schuler
2010 2010 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
The opportunities and challenges of implementing a smart electric supply system are discussed, including how to integrate the local public goods of electric system reliability, and increasingly of environmental  ...  The incentives for behavioral, technological and environmental innovations resulting from a smart grid are discussed, if implemented in a market context, as are institutional and political inhibitions  ...  In fact many * This work was sponsored by the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC) and the Consortium for Electricity Reliability Technology Solutions (CERTS).  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2010.176 dblp:conf/hicss/Schuler10 fatcat:ph726657yrcsznt2gxg3fch74u

The reality of India: folding constraints into business strategy

Shalabh Kumar Singh, Atanu Chaudhuri
2009 Journal of Business Strategy  
To develop and groom talent to realize its long-term goal of moving up the value chain, Satyam launched Satyam Entry-level Engineering Development (SEED) to train 600-800 engineers a year.  ...  10.1108/02756660910972604 Introduction Despite the global economic downturn, the Indian economy is growing at a comfortable pace, is likely to continue to do so, and is an attractive emerging market.  ... 
doi:10.1108/02756660910972604 fatcat:kzwffptzsnaslofxuwm7ojpfay

Making, breaking, and (partially) remaking markets: State regulation and photovoltaic electricity in New Jersey

David M. Hart
2010 Energy Policy  
The End of Business As Usual: Utility Restructuring in New Jersey Electric utilities generated most of the electricity in the State, under the regulation and oversight of the Board of Public Utilities  ...  The EDECA reorganized the process for setting the charge and using the funds generated, in the context of a restructured electricity sector.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2010.06.036 fatcat:e73yrdlx3nblfa2lg2xa3k7iy4
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