Energy Networks and the Law: Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets

Hardcover | March 15, 2012

EditorMartha M. Roggenkamp, Lila Barrera-Hernandez, Donald N. Zillman

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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 legalregulation. 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 changedthe 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 poseonly 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 newsources of energy by law-makers.

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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 legalregulation. Recently, the energy sector has bee...

Dr. Martha M. Roggenkamp is professor of Energy Law at the University of Groningen, Director of the Groningen Centre of Energy Law, and board member of the Groningen Energy and Sustainability Programme. She has published widely on energy law issues since the early 1990s. She defended her PhD at the University of Leiden on the regulati...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:456 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199645039

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Part I: Cross-border Energy Infrastructure and Supply Security1. Catherine Redgwell: Contractual and Treaty Arrangements supporting Trans-boundary Networks2. Lila Barrera-Hernandez: The Role of Regional Agreements in Energy Interconnection in South America3. Alastair Lucas: Federalist Function in the Development of Modern Energy Infrastructure4. Jose Juan Gonzalez: Law and Regulation governing Energy Networks in Mexico and Central America5. Mohamed Bekheshi: The Chad-Cameroon Pipeline6. Martha Roggenkamp: Protecting Infrastructure in order to Guarantee Supply Security: Critical Infrastructure in the EUPart II: New Energy Sources and New Ways of Network Management7. Olivia Woolley and Peter Schaumberg: The Development of Electricity Grids Offshore8. Nigel Bankes: Developing CO2 Infrastructure9. Wang Mingyuan: The Role of Energy Networks in Developing Renewable Energy Sources in China10. Anita Ronne: The Development of an Intelligent Energy System11. Lee Paddock: Demand Side Management, Technology, and Infrastructure Development in the United States12. Ulf Hammer: The Role of Energy Networks in Facilitating the Production and Use of Renewable Energy Sources in a Liberalized MarketPart III: Market Liberalization and Challenges for Network Investments and Planning13. Inigo Del Guayo: Electricity and Gas Infrastructure Planning in the European Union14. Gunther Kuhne: Regulating the Extension of Electricity Networks - a Germany Perspective15. Aileen McHarg: Balancing Network Regulation and Grid Investments in the UK16. Tjarda van de Vijver: Exemptions to the Rules on Third Party Access in the EU as a Tool to Guarantee Network Investments17. Yanko Marcius de Alencar Xavier: The Regulation of Third Party Access in Brazil as an Instrument to Develop Pipelines in the Natural Gas Sector18. Lee Godden and Anne Kallies: Transmission Network Development: New Challenges for Australia19. Barry Barton: Law and Regulation for the Energy Networks in New Zealand20. Sergey Seliverstov and Ivan V. Gudkov: Land Use and the Development of Electricity and Gas Networks in Russia