Methods vary, notes one analyst, but are they barking up the wrong tree?
Carl J. Levesque
Electric Shopping Credits: In Search of an Apples- to-Apples Comparison
Has the electric industry got lawmakers in its back pocket, or are charges of bias just smoke?
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.
Vinod K. Dar
A TRANSFORMING EVENT
Retail sales of gas and electricity run about $300 billion a year. The deregulation of energy production, wholesale logistics, and bulk consumption has brought competition to about 40 to 45 percent of the value chain from wellhead and busbar to the retail meter.