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The reliability organization struggles with reforms, as FERC hovers.
Having lost Entergy to MISO, the Southwest Power Pool seeks its pound of flesh.
FERC attempts to reform competitive markets.
What California can teach FERC about transmission planning.
The smart grid and the slippery business of setting industry standards.
Bruce W. Radford
Bruce W. Radford is publisher of Public Utilities Fortnightly.
“Quite frankly,” argues PJM, “a finding that smart grid standards are always voluntary is shortsighted.”