Maine to follow MassHEFA's lead when utilities deregulate in 2000
- Deregulation's National Portrait. Horwitz, Barbara // Energy User News;Aug99, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p1
Reports on the debate over the restructuring of electric utilities in the United States. Questions on the government's ability to implement restructuring through a national legislation; Need for the emergence of a legislative consensus on national deregulation; States' addressing of the...
- State Pols Eclipse Fed Lawmakers. Culviner, Prall // Energy User News;Aug99, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p1
Reports on states' activity in the deregulation of electric utilities in the United States. States' commitment to retail competition; Commissioning of legislative investigations on the issue; Commercial and industrial users' benefit from customer choice; California as the first state to...
- Is there a need for electric utility reform? Taylor, Jerry // USA Today Magazine;Nov97, Vol. 126 Issue 2630, p10
Discusses the Electric Consumers' Power to Choose Act of 1997 (HR 655) proposed by US Representative Dan Schaefer. The goal of deregulating the electric utility industry; Central features of the bill; The likelihood that it will do little to lower rates.
- NETA rules are failing--CHPA. // Modern Power Systems;Feb2002, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p11
Reports the failure of the New Electricity Trading Arrangements (NETA) to meet its restructuring objectives in Great Britain. Criteria set by NETA for the evaluation of the success of the market reform; Debates over price transparency in the electricity market; Need of changes in the NETA rules.
- Dereg bill has but a glimmer of hope. Olson, Scott // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/02/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 29, p3A
Accounts the importance of deregulation policies in public electric utility companies in Indiana. Benefits of deregulating the companies; Response of electric companies toward the restructuring legislation; Details on the deregulation activities in California.
- Governor puts deregulation on hold for another year. Hare, David // Las Vegas Business Press;10/09/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 40, p15
Reports on Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn's deferral of the deregulation of the state's electric power markets. Plan to appoint a bipartisan panel to advise him on the state's long-term energy policy; Concerns about the doubling of electric power rates as in the case of San Diego, California.
- THE EAGLES OF DEREGULATION: THE ROLE OF THE COURTS IN A RESTRUCTURED ENVIRONMENT. Ferrey, Steven // Environmental Law (00462276);Spring2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p297
In 1998, California became the third state in the nation to restructure its electric sector, but in 2000, this restructured electric power market imploded. In this Article, Professor Ferrey discusses what he determines are three important facets of electric deregulation that were exposed by...
- Forces of darkness. Lewiner, Colette // Utility Week;10/17/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 16, p22
Discusses the impact of the blackouts in Europe and North America on the present plans for deregulation of the electricity industry, as of October 17, 2003. Causes of the problems facing the electricity industry in the U.S.; Reasons for the electricity shortages in Europe; Benefits from a fully...
- 'NEVER EXPECT POWER ALWAYS': ELECTRICITY CONSUMERS' RESPONSE TO MONOPOLY, CORRUPTION AND INEFFICIENT SERVICES IN NIGERIA. Olukoju, Ayodeji // African Affairs;Jan2004, Vol. 103 Issue 410, p51
The supply of electricity, undoubtedly the key energy source for industrial, commercial and domestic activity in the modern world, falls far short of demand in many developing countries. In Nigeria, state monopoly has compounded rather than resolved the energy crisis. The National Electric Power...