MAINE YANKEE PRUDENCE. The Maine Public Utilities
Commission will investigate the prudence of Maine Yankee Atomic Power Co.'s decision to close its nuclear plant permanently.
utilities¼ Its editors and publishers do, of course, hold certain convictions. They believe in basic fairness and courtesy in the presentation and discussion of any position. But they also know that the content of these concepts must be constantly tested¼ The concept of "public interest" must always loom large in our consciousness.
Today, with 70 years under its belt, Public Utilities Fortnightly continues that tradition of basic fairness and courtesy, examining ideas and beliefs on the eve of California's electric restructuring. Are the utilities prepared? Did the regulators get it right? How will consumers react?
For the answer, see "Electricity's Big Bang," beginning on page 26.
Bruce W. Radford is the editor of Public Utilities Fortnightly.
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