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Energy Networks and the Law : Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets - Martha M. Roggenkamp

Energy Networks and the Law

Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets


Published: 30th April 2012
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Networks like cables and pipelines are essential for a functioning energy market. This book provides a clear and insightful overview of the legal challenges this poses in the modern world. The construction and use of these networks depends on developments in technology, policies, and legal regulation. Recently, the energy sector has been faced with considerable challenges and changes. Energy liberalisation and deregulation, and the fact that traditional energy supplies like fossil fuels and large hydro plants are increasingly located far from the area of demand has drastically changed the energy landscape. The need for new sources of energy supply can therefore be found all over the world.

This book investigates the challenges that face governments engaged in this renewal, particularly since in many cases these networks are, by necessity, international. The construction of new networks always involves the application of planning and environmental laws, and the complications these pose only increase as networks pass through the territory of several different countries. This book analyzes the evolution of this area from several angles, both geographical and legal.

The authors combine knowledge and expertise from a variety of sources and backgrounds to present an invaluable overview of the regulatory developments and perspectives that shape the legal frameworks in which governments develop these networks, and the way in which account must be taken of new sources of energy by law-makers.

[This book] is a very good contribution to a literature that will only grow in volume and importance. * Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Journal of Environmental Law *

I: Martha Roggenkamp, Donald Zillman, Lila Barrera-Hernández, and Iñigo Del Guayo: Energy Networks and the Law Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets Part I: Cross-border Energy Infrastructure and Supply Security II: Alastair Lucas: Canadian Energy Infrastructure and the Federalist Dilemma III: Jose Juan Gonzalez: Law and Regulation governing Energy Networks in Mexico in the Context of Regional Integration with North and Central America IV: Lila Barrera-Hernández: South America Energy Network Integration: Mission Impossible? V: Mohamed Bekhechi: The Chad-Cameroon Pipeline Project: Some Thoughts about the Legal Challenges and Lessons Learned from a World Bank-Financed Large Infrastructure Project VI: Catherine Redgwell: Contractual and Treaty Arrangements supporting Large European Trans-boundary Pipeline Projects: Can Adequate Human Rights and Environmental Protection be Ensured? VII: Martha Roggenkamp: Protecting Infrastructure in the EU - The Impact of External Damages on Supply Security Part II: New Energy Sources and Innovative Network Management VIII: Anita Rønne: Smart Grids and the Intelligent Energy System of Tomorrow - an EU Perspective IX: LeRoy Paddock and Charlotte Youngblood: Demand Response and Infrastructure Development in the United States X: Olivia Woolley, Peter Schaumberg and Graham St. Michel: Establishing an Offshore Electricity Grid: A legal Analysis of Developments in the North Sea and in U.S. Waters XI: Ulf Hammer: The Role of Energy Networks in Facilitating the Production and Use of Renewable Energy Sources in Norway XII: Wang Mingyuan: The Role of Energy Networks in Developing Renewable Energy Sources in China XIII: Nigel Bankes and Rick Nilson: Economic Regulation and the Design of Carbon Infrastructure for Alberta Part III: Market Liberalization and Challenges for Network Investments and Planning XIV: Yanko Marcius de Alencar Xavier and Anderson Souza da Silva Lanzillo: The Regulation of Third Party Access in Brazil as an Instrument to Develop Pipelines in the Natural Gas Sector XV: Barry Barton: Law and Regulation for the Energy Networks in New Zealand XVI: Lee Godden and Anne Kallies: Electricity Network Development: New Challenges for Australia XVII: Aileen McHarg: Evolution and Revolution in British Energy Network Regulation: From Rpi-X to Riio XVIII: Tjarda vd Vijver: Third Party Access Exemption Policy in The EU Gas And Electricity Sector: Finding the Right Balance between Competition and Investments XIX: Iñigo Del Guayo and Christian Pielow: Electricity and Gas Infrastructure Planning in the European Union XX: Gunther Kühne: Regulating the Extension of Electricity Networks - a Germany Perspective XXI: Sergey Seliverstov and Ivan V. Gudkov: The Development of Electricity and Gas Networks in Russia Part IV: Overview and Conclusion XXII: Martha Roggenkamp, Donald Zillman, Lila Barrera-Hernández, and Iñigo Del Guayo: The Role of Networks in Changing Energy Markets and the Need for Innovative Solutions

ISBN: 9780199645039
ISBN-10: 0199645035
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 500
Published: 30th April 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.85