Docket Nos. EL00-46-000 et al., 91 FERC ¶61,276, June 14, 2000.
SIP Call in a Nutshell
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.
Charles W. Thurston
Both look overseas for project developers, but some U.S. firms worry they'll miss out.
Bruce W. Radford
T+D Out, G+D In
Why not keep the power plants and sell off transmission instead?
Mergers & Acquisitions
Docket No. EC00-26-000, 91 FERC ¶61,036, April 12, 2000.
Case 99-M-0631, March 22, 2000 (N.Y.P.S.C.).
The Present Laws Are Unequipped
Peter Fox-Penner and Frank Graves
Why the DOE's recent report suggests we need new antitrust rules for "deregulated" utility markets.
Docket No. NOI-98-3, March 3, 2000 (Iowa Ut.Bd.)
Lori A. Burkhart, Carl J. Levesque and Bruce W. Radford
State regulators say they won't bargain under "threat of blackouts," but their complaint only highlights how the power is shifting.
The Michigan Public Service Commission is concerned about power supplies this summer - so much so that for the third year in a row it has ordered electric utilities in the state to file plans assessing their generation and transmission capacity for the upcoming summer.