1st Edition

Visions for a Sustainable Energy Future

By Mark A. Gabriel Copyright 2008
    266 Pages
    by River Publishers

    This book offers a unique insight into the corporate health of energy companies in an evolving landscape of deregulation. Cutting across both historical and present-day situations, it demonstrates important elements vital to the success of energy companies coming out of a safe regulated structure and dealing with a new competitive environment.

    Targeted at corporate executives, energy professionals, the financial and investment communities, strategic planners and regulators, readers will find this resource helpful to understand how energy companies can meet the challenges of a competitive environment, what it will take to evolve into healthy energy companies, the impacts of deregulation and assessment of successful and unsuccessful strategies for energy companies, the role of technology in business/product reinvention and a successful business model, and the differences and similarities of electricity to other commodities-the challenges to generation, power delivery, environmental science and end-use sectors of the business.

    Chapter 1—Megatrends and the Energy Horizon Chapter 2—Incenting Innovation: A Competitive Regulatory Framework ..Chapter 3—The Destiny of Energy Business Evolution Developing a Stable Business Model Chapter 4—The Destiny of Demographics Chapter 5—The Destiny of Carbon Constraints and Capacity Demands Chapter 6—The Destiny of Intelligent Infrastructure Chapter 7—The Destiny of Customer Engagement Chapter 8—The Destination: A Transformed Electricity Sector


    Dr Mark A Gabriel, PhD,