Energy Finance and Economics

Author: Betty Simkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118235980
Release Date: 2013-02-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Thought leaders and experts offer the most current information and insights into energy finance Energy Finance and Economics offers the most up-to-date information and compelling insights into the finance and economics of energy. With contributions from today's thought leaders who are experts in various areas of energy finance and economics, the book provides an overview of the energy industry and addresses issues concerning energy finance and economics. The book focuses on a range of topics including corporate finance relevant to the oil and gas industry as well as addressing issues of unconventional, renewable, and alternative energy. A timely compendium of information and insights centering on topics related to energy finance Written by Betty and Russell Simkins, two experts on the topic of the economics of energy Covers special issues related to energy finance such as hybrid cars, energy hedging, and other timely topics In one handy resource, the editors have collected the best-thinking on energy finance.

Energy Finance and Economics

Author: Betty Simkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118221907
Release Date: 2013-02-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Thought leaders and experts offer the most current information and insights into energy finance Energy Finance and Economics offers the most up-to-date information and compelling insights into the finance and economics of energy. With contributions from today's thought leaders who are experts in various areas of energy finance and economics, the book provides an overview of the energy industry and addresses issues concerning energy finance and economics. The book focuses on a range of topics including corporate finance relevant to the oil and gas industry as well as addressing issues of unconventional, renewable, and alternative energy. A timely compendium of information and insights centering on topics related to energy finance Written by Betty and Russell Simkins, two experts on the topic of the economics of energy Covers special issues related to energy finance such as hybrid cars, energy hedging, and other timely topics In one handy resource, the editors have collected the best-thinking on energy finance.

Energy Finance and Economics

Author: Betty Simkins
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 1118017129
Release Date: 2013-02-19
Genre: Business & Economics

Thought leaders and experts offer the most current information and insights into energy finance Energy Finance and Economics offers the most up-to-date information and compelling insights into the finance and economics of energy. With contributions from today's thought leaders who are experts in various areas of energy finance and economics, the book provides an overview of the energy industry and addresses issues concerning energy finance and economics. The book focuses on a range of topics including corporate finance relevant to the oil and gas industry as well as addressing issues of unconventional, renewable, and alternative energy. A timely compendium of information and insights centering on topics related to energy finance Written by Betty and Russell Simkins, two experts on the topic of the economics of energy Covers special issues related to energy finance such as hybrid cars, energy hedging, and other timely topics In one handy resource, the editors have collected the best-thinking on energy finance.

Renewable Energy Finance

Author: Charles W Donovan
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9781783267781
Release Date: 2015-06-23
Genre: Business & Economics

The future of clean energy is no longer about science and technology; it's all about access to finance. The fossil fuel industry has been subsidized for decades with tax breaks and government backing, while renewables have struggled to compete. But now clean energy is the safe bet for investors, as is argued in Renewable Energy Finance: Powering the Future, edited by Dr Charles Donovan, Principal Teaching Fellow at Imperial College Business School. With a Foreword writer Lord Brown and contributions from some of the world's leading experts in energy finance, this timely book documents how investors are spending over US$250 billion each year on new renewable energy projects and positioning themselves in a global investment market that will continue to expand at double-digit growth rates until 2020. It documents first-hand experiences of the challenges of balancing risk and return amid volatile market conditions and rapid shifts in government policy. Renewable Energy Finance provides an insider's perspective on renewable energy transactions, and insight into how countries like the US, India and China are responding to the global energy challenge. Drawing together contributions from senior executives and leading academics, Renewable Energy Finance serves an audience of readers craving intelligent, practical perspectives on the future of clean energy investment. Contents:Section I:Introduction to Renewable Energy Finance (Charles Donovan)The Clean Energy Imperative (Jim Skea)How Much Renewable Energy Will the Global Economy Need? (Guy Turner)Investor-Specific Cost of Capital and Renewable Energy Investment Decisions (Thorsten Helms, Sarah Salm & Rolf Wüstenhagen)Section II:Markets, Governments and Renewable Electricity (Richard Green)The Impact of Government Policies on Renewable Energy Investment (Gireesh Shrimali)Mobilizing Private Sector Capital in Developing Countries (Alexandre Chavarot & Matthew Konieczny)Renewable Energy Finance in China (Philip Andrews-Speed & Sufang Zhang)Measuring the Carbon Delta of Investment Performance (Celine McInerney & Derek Bunn)Section III:The Growing Role for Private Equity (Brian Potskowski & Chris Hunt)Project Finance and the Supply of Credit from Commercial Banks (Alejandro Ciruelos Alonso)The Untapped Potential of Institutional Investors (David Nelson)The Spectacular Growth of Solar PV Leasing (Bruce Usher & Albert Gore)Crowdfunding: Ready for the Big Leagues? (Karl Harder & Sam Friggens) Readership: Advance economics undergraduates and postgraduates undertaking modules in Environmental and Energy economics. Finance students undertaking Energy Finance modules. Researchers and interested financial professionals looking for a reference volume on clean energy investing. Keywords:Renewable Energy;Clean Energy Finance;Solar Energy Financing

Quantitative Energy Finance

Author: Fred Espen Benth
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461472483
Release Date: 2013-08-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Finance and energy markets have been an active scientific field for some time, even though the development and applications of sophisticated quantitative methods in these areas are relatively new—and referred to in a broader context as energy finance. Energy finance is often viewed as a branch of mathematical finance, yet this area continues to provide a rich source of issues that are fuelling new and exciting research developments. Based on a special thematic year at the Wolfgang Pauli Institute (WPI) in Vienna, Austria, this edited collection features cutting-edge research from leading scientists in the fields of energy and commodity finance. Topics discussed include modeling and analysis of energy and commodity markets, derivatives hedging and pricing, and optimal investment strategies and modeling of emerging markets, such as power and emissions. The book also confronts the challenges one faces in energy markets from a quantitative point of view, as well as the recent advances in solving these problems using advanced mathematical, statistical and numerical methods. By addressing the emerging area of quantitative energy finance, this volume will serve as a valuable resource for graduate-level students and researchers studying financial mathematics, risk management, or energy finance.

Energy Risk

Author: Dragana Pilipović
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0786312319
Release Date: 1998-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The energy market uses tools and models that are unique and different from those required for traditional financial markets. This book provides not only an expert overview of energy trading but also the philosophies and strategies necessary for trading and managing risk in this arena of finance and investing.

Introduction to Energy Analysis

Author: Kornelis Blok
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781317207283
Release Date: 2016-08-25
Genre: Business & Economics

The energy supply and demand system is of great importance for society, from economic, social, and ecological viewpoints. The last decade in particular has seen rapid changes in the world of energy systems, and it is therefore now an important area for study, academic research, and professional work. This textbook provides an introduction to energy analysis for those students who want to specialise in this challenging field. In comparison to other textbooks, this book provides a balanced treatment of complete energy systems, covering the demand side, the supply side, and the energy markets that connect these. The emphasis is very much on presenting a range of tools and methodologies that will help students find their way in analysing real world problems in energy systems. Featuring learning objectives, further readings and practical exercises in each chapter, An Introduction to Energy Analysis will be essential reading for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students with a background in the natural sciences and egineering. This book may also be useful for professionals dealing with energy issues, as a first introduction into the field.

Foundations of Energy Risk Management

Author: GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470447826
Release Date: 2008-12-23
Genre: Business & Economics

GARP's Fundamentals of Energy Risk Management introduces investors to the basic components and some of the basic terminology used in the energy industry. It covers the commodity cycle, energy use and sources, and various risk types, various energy products and the markets where energy is traded. It also introduces certain risk management fundamentals and real option thinking. The book is GARP's required text used by risk professionals looking to obtain their Certificate in Energy Risk Management.

Valuation and Risk Management in Energy Markets

Author: Glen Swindle
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107036840
Release Date: 2014-02-17
Genre: Business & Economics

This book surveys the mechanics of energy markets and the valuation of structures commonly arising in practice. The presentation balances quantitative issues and practicalities facing portfolio managers, with substantial attention paid to the ways in which common methods fail in practice and to alternative methods when they exist. The book will provide readers with the analytical foundation required to function in modern energy trading and risk management groups.

Energy Economics

Author: Subhes C. Bhattacharyya
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0857292684
Release Date: 2011-02-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Since its modest beginning in the 1970s, the academic and research focus on energy has grown substantially and energy has established itself as an independent, interdisciplinary subject area. It attracts attention from people in a range of different fields including engineers, scientists, geologists, environmentalists, bankers, investors, policy makers and politicians. Energy Economics introduces the basic concepts of energy economics and explains how simple economic tools can be used to analyse contemporary energy issues. Energy Economics is organised into six parts that give the reader a thorough grounding in various key aspects of the subject: basic demand-related concepts and ideas used in energy economics; supply-side economics; energy markets, with specific emphasis on oil, gas and coal; the application of simple economic principles in analysing contemporary energy issues; environmental aspects of energy use; and regulatory and governance issues. Energy Economics is an easily accessible reference book for students of energy economics at the postgraduate level, as well as for a wider interdisciplinary audience. It provides readers with the skills required to understand and analyse complex energy issues from an economic perspective.

Metals and Energy Finance

Author: Dennis L Buchanan
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781783268535
Release Date: 2015-11-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Given the design component it involves, financial engineering should be considered equal to conventional engineering. By adopting this complementary approach, financial models can be used to identify how and why timing is critical in optimizing return on investment and to demonstrate how financial engineering can enhance returns to investors. Metals and Energy Finance capitalizes on this approach, and identifies and examines the investment opportunities offered across the extractive industry's cycle, from exploration through evaluation, pre-production development, development and production. The textbook also addresses the similarities of a range of natural resource projects, whether minerals or petroleum, while at the same time identifying their key differences. This innovative textbook is clear and concise in its approach, and is illustrated throughout with case studies and exercises used at professional training sessions. As the sum of 45 years' international experience in industry and teaching mining geology, mineral exploration and mineral project appraisal, Metals and Energy Finance will be invaluable to both professionals and graduate students working in the field of mineral and petroleum business management. If you would like to look at two courses on this subject, please click on the following links for more information: 'Metals and Energy Finance' — www.imperial.ac.uk/cpd/mef and 'Introduction to Mining for Bankers' — www.imperial.ac.uk/cpd/mfb In July 2016 Prof Buchanan will present the EduMine course "Valuation of Mineral Projects Based on Technical and Financial Modelling" in Vancouver, Canada, for which this book will be used to support the delivery. For more information please visit http://www.edumine.com/courses/short-courses/valuation-of-mineral-projects-based-on-technical-and-financial-modelling/. Errata(s) Errata (21 KB)

Grid Parity The Art of Financing Renewable Energy Projects in the US

Author: Gene Beck
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 9781329204188
Release Date: 2015-07-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This important new guide provides an in-depth examination of the knowledge, insights and techniques which are essential to success in the financing of renewable energy projects. Bringing to this book over 35 years of experience with special expertise in capital asset financing for energy projects, the author provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of all the disciplines which must come into play to finance renewable energy projects in America today. Each component of "the deal" is explored, including the relevant tax, accounting, legal, regulatory, documentation, and asset management, along with the legislative drivers which impact this dynamic growth sector. Case studies-complete with project documentation samples-provide lessons which you'll not find available in traditional finance textbooks. These studies illustrate in detail what it takes to compete successfully in the green energy marketplace.

Energy Trading and Risk Management

Author: Iris Marie Mack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118339343
Release Date: 2014-04-07
Genre: Business & Economics

A comprehensive overview of trading and risk management in the energy markets Energy Trading and Risk Management provides a comprehensive overview of global energy markets from one of the foremost authorities on energy derivatives and quantitative finance. With an approachable writing style, Iris Mack breaks down the three primary applications for energy derivatives markets – Risk Management, Speculation, and Investment Portfolio Diversification – in a way that hedge fund traders, consultants, and energy market participants can apply in their day to day trading activities. Moving from the fundamentals of energy markets through simple and complex derivatives trading, hedging strategies, and industry-specific case studies, Dr. Mack walks readers through energy trading and risk management concepts at an instructive pace, supporting her explanations with real-world examples, illustrations, charts, and precise definitions of important and often-misunderstood terms. From stochastic pricing models for exotic derivatives, to modern portfolio theory (MPT), energy portfolio management (EPM), to case studies dealing specifically with risk management challenges unique to wind and hydro-electric power, the bookguides readers through the complex world of energy trading and risk management to help investors, executives, and energy professionals ensure profitability and optimal risk mitigation in every market climate. Energy Trading and Risk Management is a great resource to help grapple with the very interesting but oftentimes complex issues that arise in energy trading and risk management.

Petroleum Economics and Engineering Second Edition

Author: M.A. Al-Sahlawi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781482277029
Release Date: 1992-01-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Revised and updated to reflect major changes in the field, this second edition presents an integrated and balanced view of current attitudes and practices used in sound economic decision-making for engineering problems encountered in the oil industry. The volume contains many problem-solving examples demonstrating how economic analyses are applied to different facets of the oil industry.;Discussion progresses from an introduction to the industry, through principles and techniques of engineering economics, to the application of economic methods to the oil industry. It provides information on the types of crude oils, their finished products and resources of natural gas, and also summarizes worldwide oil production and consumption data.

Energy Trading and Investing

Author: Davis W. Edwards
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071629072
Release Date: 2009-11-01
Genre: Business & Economics

“The essential training manual for anyone who expects to profi tably engage the energy market while avoiding the devils lurking in the details.” Kurt Yeager, former President and CEO of the Electric Power Research Institute and coauthor of Perfect Power Shrinking fossil fuel supplies, volatile prices, deregulation, and environmental conservation have transformed the energy market into a major arena for making money. In response, an unprecedented amount of capital and investment manpower has fl ooded into the energy market. Older utilities are finding that their quiet, safe business has changed dramatically in a short period of time. Now, Energy Trading and Investing provides a big-picture introduction to the industry along with the trading know-how and fi nancial details that every market participant needs for success. This hands-on guidebook covers all types of energy markets—from the big-three markets of electricity, natural gas, and oil to the growing markets for liquefied natural gas, emissions, and alternative energy. It provides useful information on the interdependence of the different energy markets, who the major players are, and how Wall Street trades energy products. Energy Trading and Investing features: An overview of the entire energy market In-depth descriptions of all of the major energy commodities Financially oriented discussions of how chemistry, physics, accounting, and option pricing affect trading Primers on load forecasting, tolling agreements, natural gas storage, and more A practical introduction to risk management Written by a pioneering quant in the energy market, Energy Trading and Investing provides a highly disciplined and organized approach to profi ting from energy investments. This potent combination of detailed, up-to-date information alongside expert know-how thoroughly prepares you to invest and trade with confi dence in the energy market. If you’re a serious trader, you need to understand the energy markets, and Energy Trading and Investing is the only book you need to trade successfully in this growing sector.