Energy 101: Electricity
May 24, 2016
Electricity is an integral part of life in modern society and a key input in economic growth. It is a unique commodity whose ubiquity can obscure the sector’s financial, technical, and regulatory complexity. This complexity is compounded by the diversity of regulatory and market forms around the world.
This fact sheet, the seventh in a series from the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, provides an overview of electricity markets and policy.