Ohio electric power deregulation advances
- Deregulation bill leaves many questions unanswered. Hegarty, Liam // Fairfield County Business Journal;05/04/98, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p5
Focuses on the effort of legislators in Connecticut to pass an electrical deregulation bill that would allow electric utilities to recover some of their stranded costs by issuing bonds. Background on the proposed bill; Benefits of the bill to the business community in Connecticut; Method of...
- Restructured Electricity Markets Mean More Complexity and Increased Opportunities. Kirby, Brendan // Energy User News;Jun2000, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p13
Focuses on the effect of restructuring of electric industry in the U.S. on decision associated with investing in and operating combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) facilities. Ancillary services open for deregulation in the U.S.; Advantages of using distributed resources to provide...
- Proposition 9 offers a debate within a debate. Toth, Simone // San Diego Business Journal;10/26/98, Vol. 19 Issue 43, p5
Focuses on the debate surrounding Proposition 9, or the California Utility Rate Reduction and Reform Initiative, which would revoke 1996's Assembly Bill 1890 that ended monopolies in the electric industry. Proposal that major California energy providers be held responsible for paying off their...
- 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.
- Electricity deregulation will pay long-term dividends. Toccoli, Betty Jo // San Diego Business Journal;03/23/98, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p43
Opinion. Presents the author's view on deregulation of the electric industry in California. Criticism on the Assembly Bill 1890; Rules under deregulation; Savings that can be generated by small businesses from deregulation.
- New bill faces reality of electricity deregulation timetable. // New Hampshire Business Review;05/08/98, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p7
Discusses several issues responsible for the delay of the approval of a bill that would introduce a cost-effective electric rates regulatory system in New Hampshire. Effect on deregulation; Effect on competition; Inconsistency with the notion that competitive marketplace should be the driver of...
- Deregulation needs some regulations. // Crain's Detroit Business;03/20/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p8
Calls for the Michigan Legislature to solidify the electric deregulation program and provide the legal certainty the industry needs to forge ahead in a competitive environment. Impact of the growth of Michigan's economy on the electrical infrastructure; Aim to achieve long-term stability of the...
- New bill seeks fairness for utilities, consumers. Lane, Amy // Crain's Detroit Business;03/20/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p49
Reports on a draft of a electric-utility deregulation bill scheduled to be introduced in the Michigan Legislature on March 22, 2000. Sponsor of the bill; Provisions of the bill; Supporters of the bill.
- Legal Maneuvres and Changes Spotlight Power Struggles. // Energy User News;Jun2000, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p1
Discusses legal contentious issues related to electric power industry as the industry struggles with deregulation and other issues in the U.S. Impact of Florida state law on plan of constructing a merchant plant; Lawsuit filed by electric sector company Sierra Pacific Resources Co. against...