Electricity

Scholarly Publications

Foreign Direct Investment in New Electricity Generating Capacity in Developing Asia: Stakeholders, Risks, and the Search for a New Paradigm

January 2001

The rate of investment sufficient to provide developing Asia with a reasonably adequate supply of electricity is immense, ranging from a World Bank estimate of 2000 megawatts (MW) each month (which...

Power Sector Reforms in India: Issues Relating to Agriculture

March 2004

Excerpt: Q (T L Sankar): Why do utilities charge different rates to different consumers?

Reorganizing the Power Distribution Sector in India

July 2004

This paper presents the central issues for electricity-sector reform in India, as they grew out of the reform process that began in 1991, and within the context of the sector's organization,...

News

U.S.-Japan Dialogue: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Job Creation

February 2011

On February 23, John Roos, U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Robert Hormats, U.S.

Energy efficiency, financial crisis response, and Fukushima

August 2011

Phillip Lipscy, an assistant professor of political science and a center fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies, is currently conducting research on energy efficiency and...

Impact of North Korea sanctions reflected in luminosity gap

June 2016

In a recent television interview with the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), SK Center Fellow Yong Suk Lee said that tougher economic sanctions on North Korea are not achieving their intended...

Events

Long-Term Power Options for India: Myths, Realities, and Insights

November 22, 1999

The history of Indian power sector is abound with myths like those that envisioned the big projects as "temples of modern India" some fifty years ago, to the recent characterization of the sector...

Innovations in Energy Efficiency: California, Taiwan and Mainland China

February 17, 2009

There is a potential for large gains in the efficiency of energy use with substantial economic payoffs: in buildings, motor vehicles, traffic control, electricity grids, industry.

Research Presentations by Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows (Session 4)

June 2, 2009

In this session of the Shorenstein APARC Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows Research Presentations, the following will be presented: Jun Ding, “Corporate Social Responsibility in State-Owned...

Projects

Introducing Power Pricing Reforms in India

This is a research study on how the transition to appropriate power pricing mechanisms in Andhra Pradesh might be managed.
English

Multimedia

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

People

Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC