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Reforming the energy sector in transition economies

selected experience and lessons

by Dale Gray

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Former Soviet republics.,
  • Europe, Eastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Energy policy -- Former Soviet republics.,
    • Energy policy -- Europe, Eastern.,
    • Privatization -- Former Soviet republics.,
    • Privatization -- Europe, Eastern.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 63-64).

      StatementDale Gray.
      SeriesWorld Bank discussion papers,, 296
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9502.F672 G73 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 108 p. :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL798169M
      ISBN 100821334247
      LC Control Number95034359

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Reforming the energy sector in transition economies by Dale Gray Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reform of the energy sector can have important link to pension reform and capital market development. The benefits of CEE and FSU countries are likely to be potential benefits of over a hundred billion dollars during the next decade. Institutional deficiency has caused the energy sector to lag behind economic reform everywhere in the region.

International energy cooperation can help solve problems critical to both east and west. Opening international energy cooperation to a broader community of business, environmental, and scientific interests can yield better ideas for achieving security, trade, and climate : William Chandler.

"Economic reform of the electricity industries of Central and Eastern Europe," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 6(2), pagesNovember. Jon Stern & Junior R. Davis, The market-friendly reforms had a far-reaching impact on the transformation of the energy economies.

When the sharp initial decline gave way to gradual economic recovery, energy consumption continued to decline and then stabilized at around million tons of oil equivalent (mtoe) per year.

This paper assesses the main issues faced by the energy sector in a transition economy such as Romania and their macroeconomic dimension. It examines how the size of quasi-fiscal subsidies, owing mainly to inappropriate prices and the lack of financial discipline, has led to an increased focus on the energy sector under the IMF-supported programs.

Regulatory reform in the power sector of most transition economies has progressed. Regulatory independence, however, is still limited with direct (statutory) and indirect political input influencing decision making.

Further reform is required to secure power tariff increases and private sector. This book examines these countries in reforming their financial systems in the first decade of transition. Through case studies as well as more thematic approaches contributors deal with crucial elements of building a market-based financial system, the transformation of the banking sector, and non-bank reform and regulation of financial markets.

Introduction. The Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region had one of the least efficient manufacturing sectors in the world because of the region's historical emphasis on heavy industries and artificially low energy prices during the Soviet era.

1 Since the transition period started two decades ago, the sector's energy productivity (value added per unit of energy input) has Cited by:   The bottom line is that, despite the increasing penetration of renewable energy and the progress of the low carbon transition, without radical policy changes, oil and gas demand is projected to increase untiland potentially beyond, as developing countries demand more energy, the demand for plastics surges (their relative share in the mix grows), and the profile of the fuel mix for.

You don’t have to be working in the energy sector to have noticed there are some big changes under way. Over the past year, global conditions have continued to challenge the sector.

The year has seen significant changes in energy prices and production – oil and gas producers are cutting costs and are estimated to have deferred close to $ Energy sector reforms when adjusted to the specific conditions of the poor have a positive impact on access and use of clean, safe and efficient fuels.

The poor are using gradually less wood as cooking fuel. Gas and kerosene are made more widely available through market liberalisation and subsidy in the particular case of by: The international community places priority on energy in the transition economies because security trade and environmental concerns compel it.

It is possible to understand change in the array of economies by concentrating on the larger countries and on the strong connections between energy and economy and energy and environment in those countries. The Energy Transition of the Transition Economies: An Empirical Analysis. Show simple item record.

Subsidies and cross-subsidies in the energy sector are common throughout Eastern Europe and Central Asia. In Belarus, revenues from an industrial tariff on electricity are used to cross-subsidize heating for households Cited by: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Reforming the Energy Sector in Transition Economies: Selected Experience and Le at the.

Abstract This chapter discusses the reform and restructuring of energy industries and presents the issues related to these structural changes in the energy industry. The chapter starts with a discussion about the economic rationale for government intervention in the energy sector, and the changes that weakened these : Subhes C.

Bhattacharyya. As an early adopter of a liberalized multimarket model consisting of bilateral, spot, balancing, ancillary, and capacity submarkets Kazakhstan’s power sector was regarded a market reform leader among countries of the former Soviet Union, having achieved a much improved supply and.

The new edition is by no means as extensively rewritten as Vaclav Smil’s book, but it is a wonderfully readable history of the development of the oil age: how the world came from a point where if you had energy it was either biomass—that is wood—or coal, to a point where oil was the dominant source of energy.

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27 Change in Domestic Credit to Private Sector, /95 to 31 Poverty Headcount Index ($/day), Latest Year, –99 36 Change in GDP per Unit of Energy Use, –00, and Energy Reform Score, ECONOMIES IN TRANSITION iv. Discover the best Oil & Energy Industry in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.areas: privatization, banking reform, labor and social institutions, and a market-oriented legal system. Remarkable differences exist across the transition economies in the strategy of privatizing large and medium-sized firms.

Poland and Slovenia moved slowly in privatizing state-owned enterprises, relying instead on “commercialization,” where.energy taxation Occasional economic advisor to Ofgem, former chairman of the Dutch Electricity Market Surveillance Committee, member of the Panel of Technical Experts offering quality assurance on the delivery of the UK’s Electricity Market Reform ().

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