Parisio, Lucia and Bosco, Bruno (2006): Electricity prices and cross-border trade: volume and strategy effects.
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In this paper we derive equilibrium bid functions in isolated domestic electricity markets and then analyse their modifications when cross-border trade among them is managed using the implicit auction method. We show that cross-border trade can induce price convergence across countries and thereby reallocate gains and losses as a result of two concomitant effects: a “volume” effect due to the mere increase/decrease of demand and supply in each market and a “bid effect” due to the modifications of bid functions brought about by interconnection. The latter effect can either contrast or reinforce the former. We derive conditions affecting the net result.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Electricity prices and cross-border trade: volume and strategy effects|
|Keywords:||Electricity markets; implicit auctions; cross-border trade|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L9 - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities > L94 - Electric Utilities
L - Industrial Organization > L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance > L11 - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
D - Microeconomics > D4 - Market Structure and Pricing > D44 - Auctions
|Depositing User:||Lucia Parisio|
|Date Deposited:||16. Oct 2006|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 07:31|
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