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Fortnightly Magazine - September 1 2001

Real-Time Metering: Still as Sweet with Prices Controlled?

California lawmakers grant $35 million in funding, but some say the project has lost its soul.
Carl J. Levesque

 

XML—Lingua Franca of Energy Commerce

A case study from Maryland on electric restructuring.
Kevin Monagle

 

Don't Rush the Seamstress: Second Thoughts on the Marriage of the Northeast Grids

Why a standard design in each ISO is no guarantee of regional coordination.
Bruce W. Radford

By Marija Ilic and Leonard Hyman

 

Why a standard design in each ISO is no guarantee of regional coordination.

How do you complete an efficient transaction that requires the cooperation of two or more markets when each is operated independently of the other?

Sweating the Deadline: What Consolidation Means for Traders and Vendors

Interviews with software middlemen.
Bruce W. Radford

 

Interviews with software middlemen.

Lawrence Oliva
Partner, Utility Practice Group
Andersen

Northeast Power Markets: The Argument for a Unified Grid

How different regional protocols distort power prices and flows among New York, New England, and PJM.
Kevin Monagle

Introduction: How an efficient re-dispatch of transactions between ISOs would save close to a half billion dollars each year, arguing for regional consolidation, as urged by the FERC.

Stringing Transmission Lines, Untangling Red Tape

Centralized federal oversight sounds good, but what about squabbles between separate federal agencies?
Carl J. Levesque

 

Frontlines

California sued El Paso for gaming the pipeline. But the blame may lie to the East.
Bruce W. Radford

Frontlines

The Great Gas Grab

 

 

News Analysis

The General Trend
Jeremy D. Oller and Donald A. Murry, PhD

 

News Analysis

 


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