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Apr 14, 2014 to Apr 16, 2014 | Atlanta, GA
Apr 28, 2014 | New York, NY

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DOE

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Has the electric industry got lawmakers in its back pocket, or are charges of bias just smoke?
consumption

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Pricing Reform for the Local Disco: Setting Rates That Will Support Distributed Generation

The Proposed Distribution Tariff
Shimon Awerbuch, Ph.D.

 

How to replace the bundled utility tariff with a rational design for access, throughput, and congestion.

Off Peak

Federal Register

Mergers and the Public Interest: Saving the Savings for the Poorest Customers

Roger Colton, Karen Brown, and Jeff Ackermann


 

How Colorado's settlement in the Xcel merger builds a case for treating needy ratepayers as a separate class entitled to merger benefits.

News Analysis

A Twenty-Fold Increase?

Bruce W. Radford

Former coal lobbyist Glenn Schleede plays Don Quixote, crusading against the DOE's 20-year initiative to boost investment in windmills.

Frontlines

Those new merchant gen plants must wait in line to get on the grid, and they don't like it.
Bruce W. Radford

Monopoly Power After Reform? A Time for Soul-Searching

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.

News Analysis

Carl J. Levesque


Appliance Efficiency: Does the Fuel Cycle Make a Difference?

Mail

Ruth K. Kretschmer; C. Clark Leone; Jose A. Rotger

"Sensible Approach" or Misguided Meddling?

The proposal by Reps. Franks and Meehan to sell federal power at market rates provokes conflicting responses from readers.

I am writing in response to an article written by Reps. Franks and Meehan entitled, "The Sensible Approach: Federal Power at Market Rates," published in the Nov. 1, 1999 edition of Public Utilities Fortnightly (see pp. 44-47). I agree that it is outrageous that electricity services for people in the Northwest are subsidized (regardless of the customers' ability to pay) by the rest of the people in this country.

Northeast Energy Markets: Windfall or Washout?

John H. Herbert

Weighing the outlook for new plant investment in gas-fired power and related infrastructure.

The jury is still out on the type and size of additional energy infrastructure desirable in the Northeast United States, but enough data is in to make a few guarded observations.

The situation is fluid.

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