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- ISO prepares system for New York electric market. Hadley, Mark // Business Journal (Central New York);06/18/99, Vol. 13 Issue 24, p15
Focuses on the role of New York independent system operator (ISO) in the evolution of the New York electric-energy industry. Changes expected to occur in September 1999; Emergence of three types of companies in the electric utility industry; Primary responsibilities of the ISO as market niches...
- Power system monitoring: A key to optimizing utility performance. McGranaghan, Mark; Smith, Sandy // Electric Light & Power;Jan2003, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p28
Focuses on the factors considered for the power system/quality monitoring in electric utility performance. Assessment of the existing power quality levels; Concept of power quality performance standards; Provisions of customer information service.
- New York State acts to relieve growing network congestion. Reason, John // Electrical World;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 213 Issue 1, p12
Focuses on efforts to relieve electric power network congestion in new York State. Scope of the problem; Impact of deregulation on electric utilities; Importance of decongestion; Role of the convertible static compensator; Questions regarding the funding of the project.
- Should California's energy crisis concern Connecticut business? Gaudiosi, Jeffrey R. // Fairfield County Business Journal;03/05/2001, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p16
Compares the energy system between California and Connecticut. Overview on Connecticut's deregulation law and how it relates to California; Discrepancy between California and Connecticut's energy law; Benefits of electric deregulation on Connecticut.
- Power Sector in Dire Straits. Asad, S. Hassan // Economic Review (05318955);May2000, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p10
Reports on problems in Pakistan's electric power industry. High tariffs imposed by independent power plants such as Hubco; Financial difficulties of power purchaser WAPDA due to high tariffs; Calls for the privatization of power firms WAPDA and KESC; Impact of high power charges on industries...
- Muni Utilities Need Extra Cash for Emergencies. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;5/23/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31392, p4
Reports the need of municipal electric utilities to increase the amount of cash for the coming adversities in the U.S. Availability of cash to pay possible debt; Development of problem on energy supply; Prediction on the establishment of coal-fired plants.
- Pasadena leads the charge when it comes to facing electricity competition. Figler, Andrea // Bond Buyer;08/21/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30462, p26
Reports on plans by Pasadena, California to issue revenue/refinancing bonds in August 1998 in preparation for complete electric utility deregulation. Use of revenues to help the city create a special structure to ensure it maintains a competitive edge; Assurance that the bonds will not go into...
- Pasadena, Calif.'s refunding is aimed at power deregulation. Figler, Andrea // Bond Buyer;08/03/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30448, p7
Reports on the opening of bids on revenue refunding bonds in Pasadena, California. Value of the bonds; Rating by Standard & Poor's; Outlook for the city's electric system outstanding debt; Schedule of the release of the bonds.
- Municipal utilities may face problems with pending IRS private-activity rules. Stanton, Michael // Bond Buyer;10/21/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30256, p6
Focuses on possible problems for municipal utilities resulting from the US Internal Revenue Service's rules on private use of bond-financed public power facilities. Participation of municipal utilities in deregulated markets; Credit outlook for the high-quality sector; Comments from industry...