The Relationship between Electricity and Gas Industries in Australia

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dc.contributor.author Vaiyavuth, R
dc.contributor.author Sharma, D
dc.contributor.author Sandu, S
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T10:56:59Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation International Energy Journal, 2008, 9 (1), pp. 1 - 8
dc.identifier.issn 1513-718X
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/15379
dc.description.abstract Electricity and gas industries are major industries in the Australian economy. Significant reforms were initiated in these industries in the early 1990s, with a core objective of improving their efficiencies through recourse to market competition. Further, these reforms were being undertaken separately for each industry, in total disregard of the relationship that may exist between these two industries. Several studies have alluded to the need for examining the nature of this relationship as it may provide useful insights for developing more meaningful reform program for each of these industries. This paper is an attempt in that direction. This relationship is examined both through qualitative (historical) and quantitative analyses. The qualitative analysis is supported by cross price elasticities of demand between electricity and gas, at the national and state levels. These elasticities are estimated using simultaneous demand functions for electricity and gas. While this paper focuses on Australia, its findings should be relevant for other countries that are in the process of reforming their electricity and gas industries.
dc.publisher Regional Energy Resources Information Centre, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1136/oemed-2013-101584
dc.title The Relationship between Electricity and Gas Industries in Australia
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent International Energy Journal
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 9
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Bangkok, Thailand en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 8 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Systems, Management and Leadership en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
dc.personcode 995897
dc.personcode 910817
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Electrical and Electronic Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Electricity and gas industries, qualitative and quantitative review, relationship en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology/School of Systems, Management and Leadership
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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