Cutting Edge: Measuring the risk of Financial Transmission Rights

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The transmission of electricity is vital for the development of the electricity industry. The emerging markets for Financial Transmission Rights (FTRs) or Transmission Congestion Contracts (TCCs) have attracted a lot of attention from generators, load-serving entities and pure speculators. They use the contracts to either hedge their congestion-cost risks or speculate within the transmission market. The literature on quantifying the risk of these relatively new financial products is very limi

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