Electricity is an energy carrier that provides a convenient and efficient way to get energy to where it is needed. It is an essential part of modern life used for lighting, heating, cooling, and powering electronic appliances. The business of generating, transmitting, and distributing electricity forms one of the largest industries in the world and provides a wide variety of investment opportunities.
After completing this chapter, the student should have an understanding of
• Electricity as a commodity
• Electrical generation
• Electrical transmission
• Alternative sources for electrical energy like solar, ...