Citations with the tag: ELECTRIC utilities
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- Utilities toss ISO plan for regional entity.
// Transmission & Distribution World; Jan98, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p6
Reports on the rejection of a Midwest independent system operator by 11 investor-owned electric utilities in the United States in favor of a memorandum of understanding creating an independent, regional transmission entity. Companies participating in the memorandum.
- El Salvador sells stake in distribution companies.
// Transmission & Distribution World; Feb98, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p6
Reveals that the government of El Salvador has sold 75 percent stakes in each of four distribution companies or $586.1 million to bidders from Venezuela, Chile, and the United States.
- Manufacturing executives share T&D automation business outlook.
Newton, Chuck // Transmission & Distribution World; Feb98, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p12
Presents the results of a survey conducted among manufacturing executives worldwide indicating their outlook on spending for utility transmission and distribution automation in the electric utilities. Ranking of issues relating to T&D automation; Estimates of market direction and degree for 1998.
- World news update.
Newton, Chuck // Transmission & Distribution World; Apr98, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p8
Presents developments in the electric utilities industry as of April 1998. Includes the California Power Exchange Corp.'s change of business operation; Increase in the number of business transaction for several electric utility company in Great Britain; Plan of Western States Coordinating...
- Let's get the formula right.
Bush, Rick // Transmission & Distribution World; Aug98, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p6
Opinion. Examines ways electric utility companies can implement to be competitive in the wholesale market in the United States. Challenges in creating and operating regional independent system operators (ISO); Disadvantages of ISO as cited by Tony Schuster, vice president of transmission for...
- Trading arrangements may re rearranged.
Bush, Rick // Transmission & Distribution World; Aug98, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p10
Details findings of a report released by Stephen Littlechild, director general of electricity supply in Great Britain, which suggests a replacement for the trading arrangements in the country. Replacement of trading arrangements in line with those being adopted in other competitive commodity...
- NERC 2002--2011 Reliability Assessment.
Bush, Rick // Transmission & Distribution World; Jan2003, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p32
Evaluates the reliability of bulk electric systems in North America. Promotion of bulk electric system reliability and security by the North American Electric Reliability Council; Efficacy of mitigating potential reliability impacts; Subjectivity of transmission systems to loading patterns.
- A New Lifeline for the Field.
Drinnan, Pat // Transmission & Distribution World; Jul2003, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p30
Focuses on the business environment at electric power firm Aquila Networks Canada in Alberta. Use of mobile technologies to effectively manage major changes in the administrative, operations and maintenance support areas; Centralization of maintenance functions for the distribution facilities;...
- Against the current, some cities seek to buy power utilities.
Preston, Darrell // Bond Buyer; 09/16/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30231, p27
Reports on the plans of Las Cruce, New Mexico and Enid, Oklahoma city governments to purchase power utilities. Las Cruces' efforts in taking over El Paso Electric Systems Co.; Holding of a referendum in Enid to decide the purchase of a power utility; Citing of potential cost savings, economic...
- State governors seek Clinton's support in electric utility restructuring proposal.
Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer; 01/07/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30305, p8
Reports on the Governors Public Power Alliance's request for President Bill Clinton not to include any measure in the administration's electric utility restructuring proposal that would hurt municipally-owned utilities. Position of the alliance on the treatment of state and local deregulation...
- ElectricCities: North Carolina Municipal Power Agency no. 1.
Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer; 01/29/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30320, p24A
Features ElectricCities, an electric utility in North Carolina. Key individuals at the electric utility; Statement of management's aims; Rating agency information; Data on municipal bond sales; Review of Web sites.
- PMPA: Piedmont Municipal Power Agency.
Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer; 01/29/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30320, p26A
Features Piedmont Municipal Power Agency in South Carolina. Key individuals at the electric utility; Statement of management's aims; Rating agency information; Data on municipal bond sales; Review of Web sites.
- SCPPA: Southern Calif. Public Power Authority.
Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer; 01/29/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30320, p28A
Features Southern California Public Power Agency. Key individuals at the electric utility; Statement of management's aims; Rating agency information; Data on municipal bond sales.
- WPPSS: Washington Public Power Supply System/BPA.
Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer; 01/29/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30320, p30A
Features the Washington Public Power Supply System. Key individuals at the electric utility; Statement of management's aims; Rating agency information; Data on municipal bond sales; Review of Web site.
- Austin: Austin Electric Utility.
Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer; 01/29/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30320, p32A
Features the Austin Electric Utility in Texas. Key individuals at the electric utility; Statement of management's aims; Rating agency information; Data on municipal bond sales; Review of Web site.
- JEA: Jacksonville Electric Authority, Florida.
Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer; 01/29/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30320, p34A
Features the Jacksonville Electric Authority in Florida. Key individuals at the electric utility; Statement of management's aims; Rating agency information; Data on municipal bond sales; Review of Web site.
- CPS; City Public Service of San Antonio, Texas.
Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer; 01/29/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30320, p37A
Features the City Public Service of San Antonio, Texas. Key individuals at the electric utility; Statement of management's aims; Rating agency information; Data on municipal bond sales; Review of Web site.
- N.Y. lawmakers launch proposal to alter LIPA plans.
Kruger, Daniel // Bond Buyer; 02/26/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30339, p1
Reports on a proposal by several New York State Assembly members to redirect plans by the state's largest public power utilities for dealing with competitive markets. Criticisms to efforts to establish a competitive power market; Dissatisfaction with the Long Island Power Authority's plan to...
- Powerful connections.
Wiltshire-Robbins, Tom // African Business; Jul/Aug96, Issue 212, p41
Details the proposal of the Namibian and South African electricity utilities to build a 900 kilometer power line between the two countries. Data on electricity consumption of both countries; Swawek, Namibia's electricity authority to finance bulk of the project; Features of the power line;...
- Sun Valley Distribution Station.
Wiltshire-Robbins, Tom // Architectural Record; Jun1993, Vol. 181 Issue 6, p138
Features the Sun Valley Distribution Station in Los Angeles, California. LPA Incorporate, architect; Electric-utility-operations complex; Industrial materials unifying assorted buildings; Grounds wrapped by a block and steel mesh as security fence, courtyard, and interior partition; Colored...
- The impending restructuring of the electric utility industry: Causes and consequences--a comment.
Sloan, Thomas J. // Business Economics; Jul94, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p63
Comments on the article by R. Charles Moyer, `The Impending Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry: Causes and Consequences,' published in the October 1993 issue of `Business Economics' journal. Exclusion of several factors in the competitive model; Consideration of rate categories;...
- The future of electricity.
Moyer, R. Charles // Business Economics; Oct96, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p13
Presents an overview of the state of electric utility regulation in the United States and examines how the deregulation has reshaped the industry in other countries. Historical background on the electric utility regulation in the US; Stranded cost problem; Mergers among domestic electric...
- Current event: Unplug power monopolies by '98.
Crain, Rance; Snyder, David // Crain's Chicago Business; 5/13/96, Vol. 19 Issue 20, p12
Editorial. Discusses the historic opportunities of state legislators in Chicago, Illinois, to remove monopoly markets for electricity by 1998. Significance of monopoly markets on electricity for Chicago-area commercial customers; Key principles that allow deregulation to be fair and effective.
- Electric utilities.
Dwyer, Ann // Crain's Chicago Business; 02/24/97, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p42
Presents information on the prizing problems with the electric utilities in Illinois. Plan of the Citizens Utility Board offered by Executive Director Martin Cohen; Details on the situation.
- Utilities win on electricity deregulation: Now what?
Dwyer, Ann // Crain's Chicago Business; 11/10/97, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p12
Editorial. Discusses a bill that will alter the electricity marketplace in Chicago, Illinois that is expected to be passed in the Illinois General Assembly. Reference to the passage of the electricity deregulation bill in the Senate during October, 1997; Views on how Illinois businesses should...
- The performance of the U.S. market for independent electricity generation.
Comnes, G. Alan; Kahn, Edward P. // Energy Journal; 1996, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p23
Examines the economic performance of the independent electricity generation market in the United States. Gas-fired projects with prices not directly tied to natural gas; Price variation by technology type, fuel choice and capacity factor; Delivered coal prices to buyer.
- An actions-based estimate of the free rider fraction in electric utility DSM programs.
Malm, Eric // Energy Journal; 1996, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p41
Describes an actions-based estimate of the free rider fraction in electric utility DSM programs. Use of a set of energy clusters as a base against which the likely behavior of consumers in the absence of an efficiency program can be assessed; Energy-savings action; Number of good insulation...
- A leap into the darkness?
Malm, Eric // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 8/19/96, Vol. 237 Issue 8, p62
Editorial. Comments that regulatory agencies are considering restructuring to provide better electric power services in the United States. Result of a blackout in the West.
- Multiple Energy Supply Risks, Optimal Reserves, and Optimal Domestic Production Capacities.
Zweifel, Peter; Ferrari, Matteo // Energy Journal; 1992, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p115
Outlines two possibly correlated risky energy supplies in the United States, and some implications of general decision rules that focus on one energy supply only. Directives issued by the International Energy Agency (IEA); Factors which are important in the determination of the optimal amount...
- The Khazzoom-Brookes Postulate and Neoclassical Growth.
Saunders, Harry D. // Energy Journal; 1992, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p131
Focuses on the neoclassical growth theory in the electricity industry of the United States, looking at research carried out by Daniel Khazzoom and Leonard Brookes. Relation between energy efficiency and energy demand; Information on the postulate by Khazzoom and Brookes; Research carried out by...
- Around the industry...
Saunders, Harry D. // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Jul98, Vol. 97 Issue 8, p12
Presents news updates concerning electric utilities in the United States as of July 1998. CLS Inc.'s launching of its Web-based ordering system; Publication of the `Power$mart: Easy Tips to Save Money and the Planet,' by the Alliance to Save Energy; Prevention of Computer Vision Syndrome.
Saunders, Harry D. // Electrical World; Jul93, Vol. 207 Issue 7, p70
Reports on meetings relevant to the electric utility industry. Electrical Testing and Maintenance sponsored by AVO International; Courses at the Electric Power Research Institute; Environmental laws compliance sponsored by the Government Institutes Inc.; More.
- Light-wind turbine aired in Wisconsin.
Saunders, Harry D. // Electrical World; Feb94, Vol. 208 Issue 2, p14
Reports on a joint effort by electric utilities in Wisconsin to develop a wind turbine. Purpose of project; Future applications of turbine; Participating companies.
- Northwest utilities launch power-quality center targeting electrical contractors.
Saunders, Harry D. // Electrical World; Feb94, Vol. 208 Issue 2, p20
Reports on the joint efforts of electric power utilities in the United States Northwest to form a power-quality service center. Purpose of service center; Format of center; Participating companies.
- Procurement and purchasing are not what they used to be at TVA.
Saunders, Harry D. // Electrical World; Apr94, Vol. 208 Issue 4, p15
Focuses on the Tennessee Valley Authority's adoption of new purchasing and procurement practices in its effort to be the leading electric utility in North America and the best agency in federal service. Implementation of rules designed to prevent corruption, abuse and favoritism; Re-engineering...
- Washington report.
Saunders, Harry D. // Electrical World; Dec94, Vol. 208 Issue 12, p5
Reports on developments regarding the United States electrical utilities industry as of December 1994. Transmission pricing policy of the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC); New set of RTG principles proposed by New England regulators; Turnover of utility ownership.
- Dealing with system disturbances.
Saunders, Harry D. // Electrical World; Dec94, Vol. 208 Issue 12, p8
Reports on electric utility system disturbances in the United States for 1993. `Open access' transmission policy of the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC); System overloading; Recommendations for controlling system disturbances.
- Company news.
Saunders, Harry D. // Electrical World; Dec94, Vol. 208 Issue 12, p12
Reports on developments regarding United States electric utility companies as of December 1994. ISO 9000 registration for Dow Corning Corp.; Contracts for Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. for power distribution and control equipment; Acquisition of Federal Pioneer transformer business of...
- Globalization of the electric power industry: Risk and opportunities.
Pariente-David, Silvia // Electrical World; Jan1995, Vol. 209 Issue 1, p25
Focuses on the risks and opportunities in the globalization of the electric power industry. Wave of deregulation and privatization in industrialized countries; Institutional and economic reforms in developing countries; Need for outside sources of financing in fast developing countries;...
- How will open access affect system reliability?
Cavanaugh, Herbert A. // Electrical World; Jan1995, Vol. 209 Issue 1, p37
Focuses on the concept of allowing open access to wholesale power markets with minimal impact on the reliability of electric-utility power system operations. Chief findings in `Electric World' magazine's interview with 12 top electric-utility executives. Comments and observations of the...
- Industry revamp makes progress in New England.
Bretz, Elizabeth A. // Electrical World; Mar1995, Vol. 209 Issue 3, p8
Reports on commencement of efforts for retail wheeling and restructuring of electrical power industry by Public Utility Controls of four New England states. New Hampshire; Rhode Island; Vermont; Connecticut.
- State-level actions.
Bretz, Elizabeth A. // Electrical World; Mar1995, Vol. 209 Issue 3, p8
Reports on state level decisions concerning electrical industry. Denial of permission to East Kentucky Power Cooperative Inc and Big Rivers Electric Corp to build an interconnecting transmission line, by state regulators in Kentucky; Proposal by industrials in New York for direct purchase of...
- Company news.
Bretz, Elizabeth A. // Electrical World; Mar1995, Vol. 209 Issue 3, p16
Reports on developments in electrical companies. Agreement between Peregrine Energy Corp. and Duke Power Co. for joint operation; Inland Power & Light Co.'s plans to merge with Lincoln Electric Cooperative Inc.; More.
- What's the future for utility stocks?
Peter, Tracy A. // Electrical World; Mar1995, Vol. 209 Issue 3, p47
Focuses on investment in utilities in the context of transition of power companies from a regulated to a deregulated environment. Predictions for the future; Suggestions on investment.
- Company profiles.
Peter, Tracy A. // Electrical World; Mar1995, Vol. 209 Issue 3, p66
Presents the profiles of several companies. AM/FM International; Condor Earth Technologies Inc; Convergent Group; More.
- Company news.
Bretz, Elizabeth A. // Electrical World; Jun95, Vol. 209 Issue 6, p16
Reports on developments regarding electric power industry companies in the United States. Includes Metricom Inc.'s joint venture with PepData Inc.; Ericsson Inc.'s introduction of the Edacs wireless console; Systems management agreement between EDS Utilities Div. and Pennsylvania Power & Light Co.
- Forget electricity, think branding.
Brew, Alan // Electrical World; Jul95, Vol. 209 Issue 7, p10
Focuses on the electric utilities in the past and presents opinions and recommendations for the industry to survive and prosper. Importance of consumer consciousness; Lack of preparation by the electrical industries to face the challenges of deregulation; Relation between brand strategy and...
- A rusk, or an Australian crawl to competition?
Zakaris, Paul // Electrical World; Jul95, Vol. 209 Issue 7, p72
Focuses on Australia's electric power industry which is on the verge of change with the introduction of two initiatives at the national and state level banning state-owned monopolies. Details on the reforms at the state and central level; History of the efforts in the power supply system;...
- Washington report.
Zakaris, Paul // Electrical World; Oct95, Vol. 209 Issue 10, p5
Presents news briefs related to matters of regulatory interest. Protests against Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) approval to wheel power to serve industrial buyers in New Hampshire; Drafting of a proposal by several utilities to refinance expensive investments; Settlement of Texas...
- Company news.
Zakaris, Paul // Electrical World; Oct95, Vol. 209 Issue 10, p13
Presents news briefs related to electrical companies, as reported in October 1995 issue of the magazine `Electrical World.' Alliance of Power Distribution Services Inc. with former GE Apparatus Service personnel in Hammond, Indiana; Agreement between Black & Veatch, and Power Line Systems Inc....