Texas Senate ready to decide on deregulation measure
- Hungary sets new industry structure. // Utility Week;6/1/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p10
The article reports that the government in Hungary has approved a bill to liberalize the electricity market in the country in line with European directives from January 1, 2008. It notes that utilities need to apply for a universal service provider license so that they can purchase power on the...
- Deregulation bills are mostly pro-choice for muni utilities. Preston, Darrell; Sanders, Lisa // Bond Buyer;01/26/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30565, p26
Focuses on a crop of bills that would deregulate the electric power industry in Southwestern States. Chance for municipal utilities to decide whether to participate in the competitive environment; Texas Public Power Association's endorsement of a Texas Senate bill; Introduction of bills dealing...
- Texas eyes changes in power markets. Bretz, Elizabeth A. // Electrical World;Jul95, Vol. 209 Issue 7, p8
Reports on a bill, passed by the Senate and moving to the House, which would deregulate the wholesale power markets in Texas and make changes in the state's Public Utility Regulatory Act. Details on the content of the bill; Senate's effort to remove specific prohibitions on retail wheeling from...
- State lawmakers must get on with utility deregulation. // Indianapolis Business Journal;07/24/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p12
Editorial. Calls on Indiana lawmakers to pass legislation that deregulates the state's electric utilities. Inability of Indiana's electric utilities to achieve enough mass to be the acquirer instead of the acquired; Complex issues faced by legislators concerning business policy and regulation.
- Jefford's electricity bill excludes WTE. // Waste News;05/05/97, Vol. 2 Issue 50, p1
Reports that on May 1, 1997, Senator James M. Jefford introduced an electricity deregulation bill which would exclude waste-to-energy from a portfolio standard designed to increase markets for renewable sources of electricity. What the bill would create; Information on the portfolio standard.
- Stranded-Cost Issue Could Kill South Carolina Deregulation Bill. Menke, Arthur // Bond Buyer;04/15/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30620, p31
Focuses on South Carolina lawmakers' consideration of a bill that would deregulate the electric utility industry. Possible opposition from investor-owned utilities; Stranded-cost recovery charge of the Competitive Power Act of 1999.
- Progress continues on a generation information system in New England. Belval, Paul N.; Filotto, Alex G. // Electric Light & Power;Feb2001, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p10
Highlights the electric utility industry legislation enacted by the New England states. Categories that cover the legislation; Reasons for the states' decision to draft the legislation; Operations of the system.
- Customers face wait for dereg. Olson, Scott // Indianapolis Business Journal;01/10/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 44, p3A
Reveals the lack of support for the utility deregulation bill in Indiana. Representative Morris Mill's introduction of the bill for three consecutive years; Absence of response from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission; Expected benefits of the legislation on consumers and the retail industry.
- Competitive electricity markets are about choice. Brier, M. William // Las Vegas Business Press;05/25/98, Vol. 15 Issue 21, p4
Opinion. Evaluates the guidelines for electric utilities to be used under a deregulated environment. Effect of banning the existing electric utilities from competing; Restrictions on the incumbent utility; Effect of the restrictions on the consumer; Argument of the Edison Electronic Institute.