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Online Trading Hubs: Interviews With CEOs

Is the value in commodities, or in managing the supply chain?
Jay S. Polachek and Bruce W. Radford

1. The original consortium of 15 energy companies, announced March 29, 2000, included American Electric Power, Cinergy, consolidated Edison Inc., Duke Enbergy, Edison International, Entergy, Exelon, firstEnergy Corp., FPL Group, PG&E Corp., Public Service Enterprise Group, Reliant Energy, Sempra Energy, Southern Company, and TXU.

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FERC Docket No. RT01-86-000, filed Jan. 16, 2001

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Jeffrey K. Skilling

Internet Mavericks: Still Working Out of the Garage?

e-Commerce is consolidating, but there's room for the little guys too.
Carl J. Levesque

 

e-Commerce is consolidating, but there's room for the little guys too.

Thomas Edison built the electric utility industry virtually from scratch out of his workshop, so can Internet mavericks do the same for e-commerce? Or has the moment passed for the garage startups, leaving it to the big utilities—or better yet, the large conglomerates and multi-company joint ventures—to attract capital and introduce the new ideas?

e-Commerce Collusion? The Trustbusters Take Aim

Privacy Concerns: Can Gaming Be Prevented?
Richard Stavros

 

The Federal Trade Commission likely will regulate those business-to-business Web portals, but how much?

Electric utility executives may be a step behind the Internet revolution, but in one key respect they may have an advantage over anyone else building an e-commerce Web portal for business-to-business (B2B) procurement.

Utility executives don't fear government regulation. They're already caught in the net.

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Docket Nos. EL00-46-000 et al., 91 FERC ¶61,276, June 14, 2000.

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EPA's Emissions Rule: Reliability at Stake?

SIP Call in a Nutshell
Richard Stavros

 

Some fear NOx controls will spawn outages and higher power prices.

Utility executives say the EPA's plan to reduce ground-level ozone in the nation's eastern half by controlling emissions of nitrogen oxides in upwind states could undermine electric reliability and force power prices higher.

Mexico, Cuba: Next Hot Spots for Energy?

Charles W. Thurston

 

Both look overseas for project developers, but some U.S. firms worry they'll miss out.

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