Understanding Electric Power Systems: An Overview of the Technology and the Marketplace
Copyright © 2003 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Author(s): Jack Casazza, Frank Delea
Published Online: 19 MAR 2004
Print ISBN: 9780471446521
Online ISBN: 9780471667858
About this Book
The Enron scandal notwithstanding, it is important for professionals in the electric power industry and related positions gain a solid understanding of electric power systems and how they work. Written by two veteran power company managers and respected experts, this is a real-world view of electric power systems, how they operate, how the organizations are structured, and how electricity is regulated and priced.
A comprehensive overview of the electric power industry from the inside
Covers electric power system components, electricity consumption, generation, transmission, distribution, electric utility operation, electric system control, power system reliability, government regulation, utility rate making, and financial considerations.
Includes an extensive glossary of key terms used in the U.S. and also definitions for terms used worldwide