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Sep 08, 2014 to Sep 10, 2014 | Chicago, IL
Sep 29, 2014 to Oct 03, 2014 | Michigan State University, Lansing MI
Oct 01, 2014 to Oct 03, 2014 | Washington, DC

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Entergy

Gas Marketers: Oblivious to All the Fuss

New mega-marketers, niche players emphasize opportunity.
Los Angeles Times

 

Energy Trading & Marketing: The Evolution of the Deal

Energy traders and risk managers reengineered their business dealings to manage against unexpected political and financial risks posed by California and Enron in 2001.
Public Utilities

 

That Giant Sucking Sound? Rural Distribution Territories and Utility Earnings

Rob Church and Greg Hafer

Rural Distribution Territories: A Drag On Utility Earnings?

 

Special Report

Industry hopes its centralized assets aren't in the crosshairs.
Richard Stavros

 

Industry hopes its centralized assets aren't in the crosshairs.

When the topic of U.S. energy security comes up, OPEC typically springs to mind. Sure enough, following the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, politicians and energy executives quickly rallied before the public for less reliance on oil supply from OPEC member nations, and for bolstering domestic energy production.

Nuclear and Coal: Rebirth on the Horizon?

An analysis of the business opportunities behind coal and nuclear plant expansion.
Mark Hand

 

An analysis of the business opportunities behind coal and nuclear plant expansion.

Electric power industry trade publications and the popular media have noted a growing interest in the rebirth of both nuclear power and coal-fired generation. These technologies would be a supplement to, or an alternative to, the natural gas fired generation that appears to be the predominant fuel and technology for new power generation facilities in the coming decade.

People

Sweating the Deadline: What Consolidation Means for Traders and Vendors

Interviews with software middlemen.
Bruce W. Radford

 

Interviews with software middlemen.

Lawrence Oliva
Partner, Utility Practice Group
Andersen

Don't Rush the Seamstress: Second Thoughts on the Marriage of the Northeast Grids

Why a standard design in each ISO is no guarantee of regional coordination.
Bruce W. Radford

By Marija Ilic and Leonard Hyman

 

Why a standard design in each ISO is no guarantee of regional coordination.

How do you complete an efficient transaction that requires the cooperation of two or more markets when each is operated independently of the other?

People

Frontlines

Forced consolidation of RTOs would set transmission owners free to go after profits.
Bruce W. Radford

Frontlines

Bullish for Business

 

 

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