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Energy Budgets at Risk (EBaR) [electronic resource] : a risk management approach to energy purchase and efficiency choices / Jerry Jackson.

Author/Creator:
Jackson, Jerry, 1945-
Publication:
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (320 p.)
Series:
Wiley finance series.
Wiley finance series
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Subjects:
Power resources -- Costs -- Management.
Energy consumption -- Costs.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Energy Budgets at Risk (EBar)® provides everyone from facility energy managers and financial managers to government policy-makers and electric utilities program planners with the background information required to understand energy cost, price, efficiency, and related issues important in developing a balanced approach to facility energy risk management. Throughout the book, respected energy economist Dr. Jerry Jackson clearly shows how to reduce energy costs and increase cash flows by using risk management concepts developed in the financial industry.
Contents:
Energy Budgets at Risk (EBaR): A Risk Management Approach to Energy Purchase and Efficiency Choices; Contents; Preface; VALUE AT RISK (VaR) APPROACH TO FACILITY ENERGY RISK MANAGEMENT; AN EBaR FACILITY ENERGY RISK MANAGEMENT STANDARD; APPLYING EBaR AT YOUR FACILITY; IS AN EBaR STRATEGY RIGHT FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION?; GOING GREEN, CARBON FOOTPRINTS, AND EBaR; WHO SHOULD READ THIS BOOK?; ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK; energybudgetsatrisk.com; Chapter 1: Energy Markets and Budgets at Risk; RECENT PRICE INCREASES; APPLYING RISK MANAGEMENT TO ENERGY BUDGETS; ENERGY BUDGETS AT RISK WORKSHOPS
AN ENERGY BUDGETS AT RISK (EBaR) OVERVIEWA LOOK BACK AT ENERGY PRICES; A LOOK FORWARD: ENERGY DEMAND AND SUPPLY FACTORS; ENERGY PRICE FORECASTS; GOING GREEN-THE CRITICAL ROLE OF EFFICIENCY INVESTMENTS; EBaR AS A POLICY OPTION; SUMMARY; Chapter 2: Facility Efficiency Options; FACILITY ENERGY MANAGEMENT; EFFICIENCY OPTIONS; CALCULATING COST AND SAVINGS; SUMMARY: A WORD TO NONENERGY ENGINEERS; Chapter 3: The Nature of Energy Costs and Prices; ENERGY PRICE OVERVIEW; ELECTRIC COSTS AND RATES; DEREGULATED ELECTRIC MARKETS; END-USE COSTS; INCENTIVES TO REDUCE ENERGY USE
FINANCING ENERGY-EFFICIENCY INVESTMENTS SUMMARY; Chapter 4: Capital Budgeting: Theory and Practice; NET PRESENT VALUE AND IRR ANALYSIS; REAL OPTIONS-WHEN PROCRASTINATION PAYS; CAPITAL BUDGETING IN PRACTICE; SUMMARY; Chapter 5: Facility Energy Risk Management Foundations; CAPITAL BUDGETING AND RISK MANAGEMENT; A BRIEF HISTORY OF FINANCIAL RISK ANALYSIS (VaR); APPLYING A VaR APPROACH TO FACILITY ENERGY RISK MANAGEMENT; PROGNOSIS; SUMMARY; Chapter 6: EBaR Concepts and Results; ENERGY BUDGETS AT RISK (EBaR) OVERVIEW; EBaR MANAGEMENT PRESENTATIONS; SUMMARY
Chapter 7: Beginning Empirical EBaR Analysis: Risk and Probability Distributions ENERGY RISK; PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION FUNDAMENTALS; EXTRACTING INFORMATION FROM PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS; APPLYING DISTRIBUTIONS WITH MONTE CARLO ANALYSIS; energybudgetsatrisk.com; SUMMARY; Chapter 8: EBaR Budget Analysis Implementation-Developing Quantitative Relationships; EBaR ANALYSIS STEPS; ANALYSIS COMPLEXITY; BUDGET VARIABLE IDENTIFICATION; BUDGET VARIABLE ANALYSIS; DISTRIBUTION DEVELOPMENT; SUMMARY; Chapter 9: EBaR Budget Analysis (EBaRbudget); MONTE CARLO FRAMEWORK; EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT; SUMMARY
Chapter 10: EBaR Efficiency Investment Analysis (EBaRirr)SOLVING THE EFFICIENCY INVESTMENT PROBLEM; CASE STUDY: EFFICIENCY INVESTMENT OPTIONS; REPRESENTING INVESTMENT ANALYSIS UNCERTAINTY; CASE STUDY EFFICIENCY INVESTMENT ANALYSIS RESULTS; ACHIEVING CO2 AND OTHER GREEN GOALS; SUMMARY; Chapter 11: Energy Budgets at Risk in Competitive Markets; COMPETITIVE ENERGY SUPPLIERS; PRICING/EFFICIENCY MISCONCEPTIONS IN COMPETITIVE MARKETS; EBaR SIMULTANEOUS PRICING AND EFFICIENCY INVESTMENT CHOICE; SUMMARY; Chapter 12: EBaR Reports: Making the Case for Energy Efficiency Investments
EBaR BUDGET AND INVESTMENT ANALYSIS
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-293) and index.
ISBN:
1-119-19841-0
1-281-28509-9
9786611285098
0-470-28021-2
OCLC:
437204841