Nebraska utility joins TEA, expanding power-trading ability
- Plans for Gulf power link making progress. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;9/3/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 35, p15
Reports that legal arrangements are being made for the formal incorporation of the Gulf Electricity Link Authority in Dammam.
- Utilities Performance Rules Coming Soon. Emrich, Anne Bond // Grand Rapids Business Journal;12/23/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 51, pB2
Discusses the proposed quality and reliability standards for electric providers which would apply to all electric utilities under the Michigan Public Service Commission's jurisdiction. Information on the Customer Choice and Reliability Act; Penalty provisions of the proposed rule; Benefits of...
- PSC examines social benefits of utilities. // Electrical World;Nov96, Vol. 210 Issue 11, p7
Explains the statement by the Wisconsin Utilities Association that increasing competitive pressures to maintain low rates will limit the utilities' future ability to absorb the costs of socially beneficial programs. Release of the statement to respond to a Public Service Commission's proposed...
- 'STRESSED' EEI CUTS STAFF. Zeller, Shawn // National Journal;3/8/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p749
Reports on the move of the Edison Electric Institute to lay off a number of employees and severe its contracts with several consulting and outside lobbying firms. Decision of the association regarding the salaries of senior executives in 2003; Number of vacant positions eliminated by the...
- Suppliers lambasted for service to poorest. Dooley, Trevor // Utility Week;7/5/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p9
Focuses on a report from the National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB) in which gas and electricity suppliers in Great Britain are called to task for the standard of service they provided for the poorest and most vulnerable customers. Bases of the report; Problems experienced...
- CALIFORNIA ACTS TO CONSERVE AND BROKER SALE OF ELECTRITY. Ichnowski, Tom; Rosta, Paul // ENR: Engineering News-Record;02/12/2001, Vol. 246 Issue 6, p13
Reports on the short-term remedies devised at a February 2001 special meeting of the Western Governors' Association to address the electric power crisis in California. Conservation measures; Long-term contracts for bond-backed power purchases; Governor Gray Davis' signing into law a program to...
- Georgia association wins lawsuit, blocks co-op. // LP/Gas;Feb99, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p14
Focuses on the ruling by a Georgia judge that an electric cooperative in that state cannot begin selling propane. Features of the lawsuit by the Georgia Propane Gas Association; Features of Flint Electric Membership Corp.'s decision to enter the propane gas business.
- Plug into international finance. // Electric Perspectives;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p5
Reports on the Bankers' Association for Foreign Trade's development of a database called Access to Export Capital (AXCAP) offered to power producers who want to expand overseas. Features; Participation of US Department of Commerce in project; Contact information.
- Utilities try to pull the plug on savings. // Materials Management in Health Care;Nov97, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p4
Reports on Pennsylvania hospitals' concern about a state electric utilities deregulation law that would allow utilities to seek permission from the state utility commission to recover `stranded costs' resulting from deregulation. Hospital Shared Services' filing of briefs against the ruling.