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Presentation “Strategic Eurasian Natural Gas Market Model for Energy Security and Policy Analysis: Application to South Stream investment and Ukraine’s gas diversification policy” by Chi Kong Chyong and Benjamin Hobbs

Chi Kong Chyong & Benjamin Hobbs gave a presentation on “Strategic Eurasian Natural Gas Market Model for Energy Security and Policy Analysis: Application to South Stream investment and Ukraine’s gas diversification policy” at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA (9 November 2014) | PDF Continue Reading

EPRG 0719

Jinye Z Schulkin, Benjamin F Hobbs, Jong-Shi Pang Long-Run Equilibrium Modeling of Alternative Emissions Allowance Allocation Systems in Electric Power Markets EPRG 0719 Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: A question in the design of carbon dioxide trading systems is how allowances are to be initially allocated: by auction, by giving away fixed amounts, or by… Continue Reading

EP 73

Benjamin Hobbs, Fieke Rijkers The More Cooperation, the More Competition? A Cournot Analysis of the Benefits of Electric Market Coupling EP 73  | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: Market coupling in Belgian and Dutch markets would permit more efficient use of intercountry transmission, 1) by counting only net flows against transmission limits, 2) by improving… Continue Reading

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EPRG 1022

Harry van der Weijde and Benjamin F. Hobbs Locational-based Coupling of Electricity Markets: Benefits from Coordinating Unit Commitment and Balancing Markets EPRG 1022 | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Also published in: Journal of Regulatory Economics, June 2011, vol.39 (3), pp 223-251 Abstract: We formulate a series of stochastic models for committing and dispatching electric generators… Continue Reading

EPRG 1014

Lin Fan, Benjamin F. Hobbs and Catherine S. Norman Risk Aversion and CO2 Regulatory Uncertainty in Power Generation Investment: Policy and Modeling Implications EPRG 1014  | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: Our simulation considers producers in a competitive energy market. Risk averse producers face uncertainty about future carbon regulation. Investment decisions are a two-stage equilibrium… Continue Reading

EPRG 1010

Benjamin F. Hobbs, James Bushnell and Frank A. Wolak Upstream vs. Downstream CO2 Trading: A Comparison for the Electricity Context EPRG 1010 | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: In electricity, “downstream” CO2 regulation requires retail suppliers to buy energy from a mix of sources so that their weighted emissions satisfy a standard. It has been… Continue Reading

EPRG 1115

Chi Kong Chyong and Benjamin F. Hobbs Strategic Eurasian Natural Gas Model for Energy Security and Policy Analysis EPRG 1115 | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: The mathematical formulation of a large-scale equilibrium natural gas simulation model is presented. Although large-scale natural gas models have been developed and used for energy security and policy analysis… Continue Reading

EPRG 1113

Cedric De Jonghe, Benjamin F. Hobbs and Ronnie Belmans Integrating Short-term Demand Response Into Long-Term Investment Planning EPRG 1113 | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: Planning models have been used for many years to optimize generation investments in electric power systems. More recently, these models have been extended in order to treat demand-side management on… Continue Reading

EPRG 1102

Adriaan Hendrik van der Weijde and Benjamin F. Hobbs Planning electricity transmission to accommodate renewables: Using two-stage programming to evaluate flexibility and the cost of disregarding uncertainty EPRG 1102 | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: We develop a stochastic two-stage optimisation model that captures the multistage nature of electricity transmission planning under uncertainty and apply… Continue Reading