Panelist says bond covenants need to be adjusted for deregulated market
- Electricity savings, but later. Blake, Kevin // Consumers' Research Magazine;Nov97, Vol. 80 Issue 11, p38
Reveals that California becomes the first state in the nation to end utility monopolies and allow the consumers to buy electricity from the cheapest supplier. Its impact in companies and household consumers; Technicalities in implementing the deregulation.
- Deregulation begets monopoly. // Earth Island Journal;Fall97, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p16
Reports on the monopoly of Japan's electricity sector by four large companies following the deregulation of the industry in 1995.
- A jolt to electricity deregulation. Daniels, Steve // Crain's Chicago Business;03/13/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p4
Discusses the pricing glitch in Chicago, Illinois' electricity deregulation. Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) Co.'s ability to offer a price well below market; Customer's right to exercise contractual rights to revert to the Chicago utility for power supply; Reaction of competitors on ComEd's price...
- Deregulation deserves consideration. Marcus, Morton // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/18/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 14, p17
Focuses on electric power regulation in Indiana. Impact of monopolies in the electricity market; Transition to a deregulated electricity marketplace; Proposals to deregulate the market.
- Austin Bond Panel to Start Cutting Back $1.3B Project List. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;12/21/2011, Vol. 378 Issue 33636, p5
The article reports on the scheduled meeting of the bond advisory committee of Austin, Texas that will be held in January 2012 to cut 1.3 billion dollars in the project list of capital improvements.
- '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...
- Retail Power Marketers Gain 15 Percent Of U.S. Load--Study. BEATTIE, JEFF // Energy Daily;11/17/2010, Issue 219, p3
The article focuses on a report from COMPETE Coalition, which claims that competitive retail suppliers have more than doubled the volume of electricity they sell to U.S. customers from 2001-2010, and are now serving 15 percent of national load. In 2010, the number of customer accounts served by...
- Bright idea? Rothman // Bank Investment Consultant;Aug99, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p17
Discusses the effect of the deregulation of the electricity industry in the United States on utility funds. Opportunities for growth of electricity companies; Volatility of the stocks of some power companies; Appeal of international versus local investments; Names of strong performing utility...
- Utility deregulation raises reliability, investor issues. Beer, Kieran // Bond Buyer;08/03/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30448, p41
Opinion. Focuses on the impact of deregulation on the delivery of electricity in the United States. Concerns among bond investors; Increase in wholesale electricity prices due to speculative trading in June 1998; Risks and opportunities posed by deregulation.