D'Ecclesia, Rita Laura and Gallo, Crescenzio (2002): Price-caps and Efficient Pricing for the Electricity Italian Market. Published in: Quaderni del Dipartimento di Matematica Statistica, Informatica ed Applicazioni No. 5 (2002)
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Deregulation of the electricity generating industry, under way in the United States as well as in Europe, would yield economies to operate in a more competitive environment causing improvement of eﬃciency and the possibility to develop related ﬁnancial markets to manage price uncertainty. Electricity spot prices tend to be remarkably volatile as consequence of extreme weather conditions, therefore there seems to be suﬃcient price uncertainty to warrant the development of derivative markets, however it is important to verify whether the underlying spot market is suﬃciently competitive and well functioning to stimulate the development of related ﬁnancial markets. Analyzing the features and price volatility of European markets which undertook the same process, as well as Norwey, Germany and Spain, we formulate a simple model to control the well functioning of energy spot markets in a deregulated context. The model is tested using Norwegian, Deutsch and Spanish spot prices over the last two years in order to assess the correct price formation in competitive operating markets.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Price-caps and Efficient Pricing for the Electricity Italian Market|
|Keywords:||Electricity market, Price limits, Market Power|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C02 - Mathematical Methods
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E37 - Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
|Depositing User:||Crescenzio Gallo|
|Date Deposited:||15. Aug 2008 10:49|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 17:52|
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