TITLE

Calif. Muni Utilities Insulated Against IOU Woes, Raters Say

AUTHOR(S)
Finestone, Deborah
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/26/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31044, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that California municipal utilities were not expected to face credit woes even if the state Independent System Operator orders them to continue selling power to cash-strapped investor-owned utilities. Possibility of a slowing down of growth of the utilities' cash buffers; Exposure of utilities to the wholesale power market and the potential liquidity problems at investor-owned utilities.
ACCESSION #
3958154

 

Related Articles

  • California Utilities Get Greener In Push for Renewable Power.  // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/3/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 1, p17 

    The article focuses on the plans of the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to push its Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS). The standards require investor-owned utilities obtain 20% of energy from renewable resources by 2010. PUC resolves a key renewable energy funding issue with the...

  • Two Public Power Utilities Approved to Join the California ISO Grid.  // Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;9/19/2012, p1 

    The article reports that Valley Electric and the City of Colton in California have received approval for their participating transmission owner applications from the Board of the California Independent System Operator (ISO) Corp. It notes that the unanimous approval will make Valley Electric the...

  • CPUC orders utility plans to spur distributed resources. HOLLY, CHRIS // Energy Daily;8/19/2014, Issue 159, p1 

    The article reports on the utility planning initiative implemented by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in California in 2014. Mentioned is the aim of the initiative for an assessment of distributed resources for the improvement of the state's electric grid. The significance of...

  • California ISO Unveils Roadmap to Advance a Smarter, Stronger Power Grid.  // Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;12/26/2013, p1 

    The article reports on the release of California Independent System Operator (ISO) Corp.'s "Demand Response and Energy Efficiency Roadmap: Maximizing Preferred Resources," laying the path for advancing low-carbon demand response (DR) and energy efficiency (EE) resources. The ISO unveiled the...

  • What is resource adequacy? Makler, Alex // Power;Oct2007, Vol. 151 Issue 10, p30 

    The article presents information on the Resource Adequacy (RA) program of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The program requires load-serving entities--both independently owned utilities and electric service providers--to demonstrate in both monthly and annual filings that they...

  • AES Uses Synchronous Condensers for Grid Balancing. Davidson, Chris; Wirta, Weikko // Power;Mar2014, Vol. 158 Issue 3, p30 

    The article focuses on the conversion made on two retired units at the AES Huntington Beach Power Generating Station in California. Topics discussed include the conversion of generators to synchronous condensers, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), and the San Onofre Nuclear...

  • U.S. Electric Markets in Transition. Maize, Kennedy // Power;Jan2017, Vol. 161 Issue 1, p54 

    The article focuses on transition of the U.S. electric industries with changes in provisions for bidding process for electric utilities. Topics discussed include attainment of subsidy by electric services firm FirstEnergy through the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO); involvement of...

  • Automated Power Exchange.  // Electrical World;May98, Vol. 212 Issue 5, p6 

    Reports on the certification of Automated Power Exchange of Los Angeles, California by the California Independent System Operator (ISO). Number of independent scheduling coordinators that obtained ISO certification.

  • Olsen appointed to CAISO board of governors.  // Wind Energy Weekly;4/13/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 1479, p10 

    The article announces that former Clipper Windpower president David Olsen was appointed to the California Independent System Operator Corp.'s (CAISO) Board of Governors.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics