The ISO forges ahead, with or without its members.
Lori A. Burkhart
Dynegy's David Francis, vice president for western power trading, testified on Dec. 21 on why he thought the ISO was bending the rules:
Citizens' Utility Ratepayer Bd. v. Kansas Corp. Comm'n, Nos. 85,750 et al., Dec. 15, 2000 (Kan.App.)
Calif. PUC Application 99-08-022, proposed decisions by Barnett (Aug. 2, 2000), Neeper (Sept. 19, 2000), and Bilas (Nov. 6, 2000)
Their numbers remain small, but investors in energy technology say California's energy crisis this summer may be a boon.
Carl J. Levesque
How gas supply and price disruptions now outweigh Big earnings potential plus an energy-related focus are prerequisites when AEP and Cinergy sort through investment projects.
PUC Oversight: Panacea or New Problem?
Docket No. ER97-2353-000, Opinion No. 447, 92 FERC ¶61,169, Aug. 17, 2000
PLT: History of Developments and Debacles
PLT could allow energy companies to provide Internet, voice, and data via the grid, but technological hurdles and fierce competition remain obstacles.
NIMBY: Now More Than Ever
James L. Creighton, Ph.D.