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What happens when it's windy in Denmark?: an empirical analysis of wind power on price volatility in the Nordic electricity market
(Discussion paper2010:18, Working paper, 2010-12)
This paper attempts to empirically test the effect that wind power production in Denmark has on volatility of the nord-pool wholesale electricity prices. The main result is that wind power tends to significantly reduce ...
Optimal heating of large block of flats
(Discussion paper2007:17, Working paper, 2007)
Modeling freight markets for coal
(Discussion paper2008:26, Working paper, 2008-12)
In this paper we study bulk shipping of coal between the central regions in the world. We compare the performance of cost-minimizing models with a gravity model approach. The main nding in the paper is that cost minimizing ...
Gasoline prices jump up on Mondays : an outcome of aggressive competition?
(Discussion paper2009:2, Working paper, 2009-04)
This paper examines Norwegian gasoline pump prices using daily station-specific observations from March 2003 to March 2006. Whereas studies that have analyzed similar price cycles in other countries find support for the ...
Gas storage valuation : price modelling v. optimization methods
(Discussion paper2008:20, Working paper, 2008-10)
The existence of a financial gas market motivates the analysis of gas storage as a separate asset, using the market value context for utilization and valuation. In the recent literature, gas storage is typically analysed ...
Vertical control and price cycles in gasoline retailing
(Working paper2011:07, Working paper, 2011-02)
We examine Norwegian gasoline pump prices using daily station-specific observations from 2003 to 2006. The big four gasoline companies use an industry-wide adopted vertical restraint (labeled price support) to move price ...
Grønne sertifikater i et vannkraftbasert elektrisitetsmarked
(Arbeidsnotat2009:35, Working paper, 2009-12)
Dette arbeidsnotatet ser på effekter av å innføre et marked for grønne sertifikater i det norske elektrisitetsmarkedet, et marked nesten utelukkende basert på vannkraft. Vi viser at innføring av grønne sertifikater i Norge ...
Why are mobile voice calls so expensive when abroad?
(Working paper2007:37, Working paper, 2007-11)
Mobile phone usage when traveling abroad is expensive. We show that the more firms enter the market - which may lower domestic voice call prices - the higher wholesale and retail prices for mobile usage abroad may become.
Investment in transmission
(Working paper2007:34, Working paper, 2007-11)
Transmission is an integral part of the electricity system. However, even within a centralised system of generation and transmission it has never been a trivial exercise to perform coordination of expanding loads, generation ...
Regional fordeling av sysselsetting i norsk petroleumsrelatert leverandørindustri
(Arbeidsnotat2007:22, Working paper, 2007-08)
Prosjektet er finansiert av OED og kartlegger regional fordeling av arbeidsplasser i den spesialiserte leverandørindustrien for petroleumssektoren sommeren 2007. Analysen inkluderer ikke leverandører av generelle varer ...