Uncle Sam buys a lot of power. Who supplies it may depend upon Article I, Sec. 8, Clause 17.
Today's intense competition to sell power should not overlook one large customer - the federal government. The Department of Defense alone consumed $1.4 billion worth of power in fiscal year 1994. Recently, one utility executive was quoted as saying: "We've got power marketers foaming at the mouth for DOD's business."%n1%n
Yet how does a marketer get the business of a federal agency, office or installation if retail wheeling is not mandated?