Transformer and power lines in India. (Photo by Dr. Richard D. Tabors.)
Students will work in teams to perform a detailed evaluation of the privatization/restructuring of the ASEAN region. In doing so, they will develop a thorough understanding of the processes and progress of each of the selected nations toward restructuring of their energy sector from governmentally controlled to private sector. Among the areas of analysis:
- The Electric Sector
- The Gas (and/or liquid fuels) Sector
- The demand for energy by sector
- The regulatory, legal, and legislative structure vis a vis energy
- The role energy in the economic (manufacturing, etc.) structure of the country
- Mechanism/phasing of reform
- Attractiveness of reform scheme to private sector players/financiers
- Probability of overall success of reform program and grading across Critical Success Factors
A team-based policy research subject focused on evaluation of energy technologies and their implementation within developing countries. Focuses on one or more specific nations, carries out a resource assessment, and develops an energy strategy that is congruent with technical potential, cultural requirements, and environmental constraints.
*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.