Experts say that many of the new policies by the PUC and the state legislature seem to be putting the Golden State on track for more blackouts.
Something for Everyone: The Politics of California's New Law on Electric Restructuring
of benefits under the new law.
Nevertheless, the California legislation sets the state on a course toward a competitive electric power market. Much remains to be done, but the state's commitment to restructuring is now embedded in public policy. t
Dan Richard is principal and Melissa Lavinson an associate with Morse, Richard, Weisenmiller & Associates, Inc., an economic and business consulting firm headquartered in Oakland, CA.
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