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Strategic change in the market for domestic electricity in the UK

By Bitten Brigham and Michael Waterson

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This paper examines developments in the market for domestic electricity supply in the UK since September 1998 when the market was thrown over to competition using a variety of sources including firm interviews and a consumer questionnaire. We find that there was a substantial amount of entry, but that there has since been significant consolidation. There is still a substantial gap between the prices set by a firm in its incumbent area and prices obtainable from entrants to the market. There is no evidence\ud that the market is near to Bertrand in operation

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Publisher: [Warwick Business School, Centre for Management under Regulation]
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:23
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