Le Tarif Vert Retrouvé: The Marginal Cost Concept and the Pricing of Electricity in Britain and France, 1945-1970

Chick, Martin
January 2002
Energy Journal;2002, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p97
Academic Journal
Presents a study that compared the development of marginal cost pricing in France and Great Britain nationalized electricity industry between 1945 and 1970. Effects of different routes to marginal cost pricing on later government and public attitudes toward different issues in the industry; Concepts of marginal cost; Difference in the organizational structure and markets expectations on the role of the industry.


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