IJSER Home >> Journal >> IJSER
International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research
ISSN Online 2229-5518
ISSN Print: 2229-5518 2    
Website: http://www.ijser.org
scirp IJSER >> Volume 3,Issue 2,February 2012
Bangladesh Power Sector Reform and Multi-dimensional Reflections
Full Text(PDF, )  PP.485-491  
Author(s)
Sabuj Das Gupta, S.M. Ferdous, Ahmed Mortuza Saleque
KEYWORDS
— Electricity reform, efficiency, employment, foreign investments, IPP, economic, price, CO2.
ABSTRACT
Bangladesh has practiced some reform since 1970s, more intensely in the 1990s and 2000s and is still works in progress. Electricity industry has been functionally unbundled to encourage competition. The industry is driving away from public domain to private domain. There is a lack of analysis and debate on the social, environmental, political and other agendas of reform. A condense scrutiny on these issues are essential for the development of policy prescriptions. While the review focuses on Bangladesh power sector, the messages are relevant for other developing countries undertaking reform, as they begin to dismantle and privatize their electricity infrastructures
References
[1] Boyne, G.A. 1998. Public Choice Theory and Local Government: A Comparative Analysis of the UK and the USA. New York, NY: St Martin’s Press.

[2] Bel, G. and M.E. Warner. 2008. ‘Challenging Issues in Local Privatization’, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 26, 1.

[3] Warner, M.W. and A. Hefetz. 2004. ‘Pragmatism over Politics: Alternative Service Delivery in Local Government, 1992‐2002’, In ICMA(ed.), The Municipal Year Book 2004. Washington, DC: International City Country Management Association, pp.8‐16.

[4] Warner, M.W. and A. Hefetz. 2004. ‘Managing Markets for Pub‐ lic Service: The Role of Mixed Public/Private Delivery of City Sevices’, Public Administration Review, 68,1.

[5] Jhonson, M., Rix, S. (Eds.), 1991. Powering the Future: The Elec‐ tricity Industry and Australia’s Energy Future. Pluto Press, NSW.

[6] Kellow, A., 1996. Transforming Power: The Politics of Electricity Planning. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

[7] South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy. http://www.sari‐ energy.org/pagefiles/countries/bangladesh_energy_detail.asp.

[8] Pineau, P O & Hamalainen, R P. 1999. What are the Ground for Electricity Markets Deregulation? Online at www.hut.fi/units/SAL/Teaching/Mat‐ 2.142/elmarket/Saariselka/Grounds.pdf

[9] Hunt, S & Shuttleworth, G. 1996. Competition and Choice in Electricity. Chichester:John Wiley.

[10] DOE [US Department of Energy]. 1999. Financial‐Investor‐ owned Electric Utilites. Online at www.eia.doe.gov.

[11] Fathollahzadeh, Reza and Deepak Sharma (2002): ‘Rationale behind Electricity Industry Reform in ASEAN’, Paper presented at the 25th International conference of the IAEE, Aberdeen, June 26‐29.

[12] Bouille, D, Dubrovsky, H & Maurer, C. 2001. Reform of the Elec‐ tric Power Sector in Developing Countries: Case Study of Ar‐ gentina.IEEBF, WRI.

[13] Kwako, J E. 1997. Transforming Power: Lessons from British Restructuring.Regulation 20(3).

[14] Bacon, R & Gutierrez, L E. 1996. Global Reform Trends and In‐ stitutional Options for Sub‐Saharan Africa. Symposium on Power Sector Reform and Efficiency Improvement in Sub‐ Saharan Africa held in Johannesburg, RSA, Dec 8‐9, 1995. ES‐ MAP Report No. 182/90.

[15] Andersen. A & Confederation of Indian Industry. 2001. Global Best Practices in Power Sector Reform. Arthur Andersen Pty Ltd,India.

[16] World Bank 1995. Bureaucrats in Business. World Bank. Wash‐ ington DC.

[17] Sharma, D. 2003. The Multidimensionality of Electricity Reform‐  an Australian Perspective. Energy Policy 31:1093‐1102.

[18] Transgrid, 1998. http://www.tg.nsw.gov.au.

[19] ABARES (Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Eco‐ nomics and Sciences), 2000. Trends in Australian Energy Inten‐ sity: 1973‐ 74 to 1998‐99. DraftReport. ABARES, Canberra.

[20] Power Division Progress Report, Online at http://www.powerdivision.gov.bd/images/additional_images/P rogress%20report%20of%20Power%20Division.pdf

[21] ADB (1994): Philippines Power Sector Study, Asian Develop‐ ment Bank, Manila.

[22] ADB [Asia Development Bank]. 2000. Energy 2000: Review of the Energy Policy of the Asia Development Bank. Bangkok, Thailand: ADB.

[23] Adamantiades, A g, Besant‐Jones, J E & Hoskote, M. 1995. Pow‐ er Sector Reform in Developing Countries and the Role of the World Bank. Paper Presented at the 16th Congress of the World Energy Council, Tokyo, October 8‐13, 1995.

[24] Electricity Reform: Social and Environment Challenges. Edited by Njeri Wamukouya. United Nations Environment Pro‐ gramme. 2003. UNEPRiso Centre,Roskilde, Denmark.

[25] IEB [ Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh]. 2000. Comments on Policy Statement on Power Sector Reforms. Online at http://shakti.hypermart.net/electricity/.

[26] Motoyama, Hisako, and Nurina Widango. 1999. Power Restruc‐ turing in Indonesia: A Preliminary Study for Advocacy Purpos‐ es.Washington D.C.: Bank Information Center.

[27] Sharma, D. 2005. Australian Electricity Reform: The Ownership Debate. International Energy Journal: Vol. 6, No. 1, Part 4, June 2005.

[28] Spoehr, J. (ed.) 2003. Power Politics – The Electricity Crises and You. South Australia:Wakefield Press.

[29] Beder, S. 2003. Power Play – the Fight for Control the World’s Electricity. Melbourne: Scribe Publications.

[30] International Energy Agency (IEA), Available at, http://www.iea.org/subsidy/index.html.

Untitled Page