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California Public Utilities Commission

Perspective

Some want a tighter grip on generators, but FERC should steer clear.
Donald F. Santa, Jr.

Some want a tighter grip on generators, but FERC should steer clear.

People

Frontlines

California sued El Paso for gaming the pipeline. But the blame may lie to the East.
Bruce W. Radford

Frontlines

The Great Gas Grab

 

 

PG&E's Hydro Workout: Can This Deal Be Saved?

For the utility, wresting its assets from PUC control is the real point.
Bill Nesbit Pacific

 

For the utility, wresting its assets from PUC control is the real point.

Gas & Electric Co.'s 17-month-old proposal to divest its hydro assets via auction likely is dead, a casualty of California's ongoing energy market turmoil. Despite this reality, the utility's auction proposal remained active at the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) as of press time in mid-January, even as the governor and state legislature held emergency meetings amid rolling blackouts.

Off Peak

California Sen. Steve Peace says it wasn't him, and he has the video to prove it.

Off Peak

February 1, 2001

Who Lost Deregulation?

 

Distributed Generation: Doomed by Deployment Details?

The industry makes strides, but messy issues like air quality and building codes could be showstoppers.
Carl J. Levesque

 

Price Spike Tsunami: How Market Power Soaked California

Last year saw no shift in fundamentals. Then why was the ISO so willing to be deceived?
Robert McCullough

 

News Analysis

PUCs have yet to factor in higher risk for deregulation.
Phillip S. Cross

 

News Analysis

 



 

Rising Power Prices: The Metering Industry's Big Break?

San Diego Gas & Electric turns vendor heads with its plan to install real-time meters, but the company could face heat from regulators.
Bruce W. Radford

 

San Diego Gas & Electric turns vendor heads with its plan to install real-time meters, but the company could face heat from regulators.

This is a landmark event," says Bill Rush, a physicist at the Gas Technology Institute, and a gas industry expert on electric utility metering systems.

Off Peak

Off Peak

September 1, 2000

Wakeup Call in San Diego?

By Regina R. Johnson

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