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For today’s power utilities, electrifying change is in the air. Once they were monopolies charged with supplying power at fixed rates to a local or national population. Now, in a world of falling trade barriers and rising economic pressures, they are faced with liberalization, privatization Energy moves faster with . © A. Cavelli. Image Bank.
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and competition. Meanwhile, private and corporate consumers have become “customers” with high service expectations. As electricity becomes a commodity like any other, technological breakthroughs have created both threats and opportunities. Some industries have become energy producers themselves, while new Independent Power Producers are aiming at niche and international markets. Technology has brought the world power grid closer, and opened new revenue- generating opportunities like telecommunications. Whether newcomers, or established utilities undergoing strategic mergers and acquisitions, all share the same concern: how to reduce risk while increasing network efficiency and profitability? © Diaf. © Y. Arthus-Bertrand. Altitude.
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for creating, renewing and extending power transmission and distribution networks worldwide. Nexans provides creative solutions for power utilities who want to upgrade existing infrastructures. We are also adept at cutting costs and finding new sources of profit through innovative, high-performance products. Committed to quality for price, we are responsive to mature and emerging markets everywhere in the world. Speed and service are also top priorities, and our global presence makes this possible. More than just product providers, we are system “integrators”, involved in every phase of development, from initial planning, financing, contracting through to post- project training, maintenance and service. © Archives Alcatel.
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2010 for the course EPS 090229 taught by Professor Nxhviet during the Winter '10 term at Hanoi University of Technology.

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