Power deregulation odds called 'better than even'
- With deregulation around the corner utilities are trying to shave expenses. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;08/07/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30452, p1
Reports that municipal utilities are cutting costs in the wake of the electricity market deregulation in the United States. Methods in saving money; State of utilities in pursuit of cost cutting measures; Case of Santa Clara, California's utility.
- Navigating the minefield of IPP regulatory risk. Zimmer, Michael J. // Electric Light & Power;Jul2000, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p6
Discusses the transition being undergone by the power industry in the United States following its deregulation. Political risks; Regulatory uncertainties; Market challenges; Key market issues that could impact the long-term performance of the industry; Competition and project development.
- Deregulation prompts Muni utilities to get introspective. Figler, Andrea // Bond Buyer;10/11/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30744, p4
Reports on the effects of the deregulation of the electricity market on municipal utilities in the United States. Restructuring of electric utilities; Customers lost by public utilities to private companies.
- Utilities in Telecom: Positioning, Partnering and Powering Up. Gilbert, Tony; Forbes, Joe // Telecommunications - Americas Edition;Aug2000, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p71
Discusses the potential benefits of utility firms moving into the telecommunications sector in the United States. Impact of deregulation on electric utilities' earnings; Stock prices of utilities that have entered the telecommunication market; Factors to be considered in entering...
- APPA asks IRS to relax proposed municipal utility rules. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;04/16/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30373, p4
Reports on the American Public Power Association's filing of a request to the US Internal Revenue Service to give municipal utilities more freedom to compete in a deregulated electricity market without jeopardizing their bonds' tax-exempt status. Response to IRS' proposed output regulations...
- Deregulation allows new opportunities for utilities. Hansen, Teresa // Electric Light & Power;Oct96, Vol. 74 Issue 10, p19
Focuses on the opportunities presented by deregulation to public utilities. Information technology fueling deregulation; States pushing for competition; Emergence of service companies.
- Electric shock. Lutterbeck, Deborah // Common Cause Magazine;Fall95, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p24
Focuses on the economic effects of the deregulation of public utilities in the United States. Public utilities' efforts to change laws on deregulation; Thrift deregulation; Promises of proponents of deregulation; Consumers as being made to rectify past mistakes of public utilities.
- All you need to know about utility deregulation -- but were afraid to ask. // National Petroleum News;Aug2000, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p38
Focuses on utility deregulation in the United States. Overview on changes that transpired within the petroleum marketing industry during the last few years; Impact of utility deregulation on consumers; Advantages and benefits offered by deregulation.
- Private Utilities Make a Stand Against Public Bid for Control. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;12/03/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30780, p1
Reports the opposition of private utilities to local governments who take over local electric distribution system from an investor-owned utilities in the United States. Information on the controversy in the city Las Cruces, New Mexico; Reaction of residents to high electricity rates.