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New Jersey

Technology Corridor

Will state budget shortfalls threaten tax credits and subsidies?
John Herbert

Green Generation Feels the Squeeze




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Judy Pensabene has joined the Republican staff of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee as deputy chief counsel. She is returning to the committee, where she worked from 1990 to 1995, after serving as vice president of federal affairs at Constellation Energy Group.

Entergy announced that Peter P. Schneider has been hired as vice president of Nuclear Human Resources, a new position within the company. Schneider's prior experience includes stints at Human Resources Strategies and Solutions, Inc., Exelon, and PECO Energy.

Gas Turbinemania: The Merchant Power Plant

Why it happened? Who lost in the bust? Who will survive to build another turbine?
Robert L. Sansom and A. Michael Schaal

Why it happened? Who lost in the bust? Who will survive to build another turbine?

The period from late 2001 to April 2002 witnessed a classic industry shakeout as a result of a merchant power development sector that became too ambitious in its power plant development plans.

The Production Tax Credit: Getting More Credit Than It's Due?

State government may have done more for wind power than PTC ever did.
Dr. Jeff Price

Utility Risk Programs: Success or Failure?

State public service commissions are insisting that utilities adopt risk management programs, and are allowing less pass-through for those that don't.
John H. Herbert

The Economists: On the Future of Energy Markets

The Power of Price Responsiveness
Mark Hand

Uncertainty clouds direction of FERC's market engineering.

Off Peak

Not everyone in the industry runs at 100 percent capacity.

Off Peak

February 15, 2002

The Energy Tech Chronicles: Will Bust Turn to Boom?

Overcoming many obstacles, energy technology continues to have potential.
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Going Global: The Top 10 Risks

What utilities ought to know before doing business overseas.
Charles W. Thurston writes on international finance, infrastructure and technology from Willow, New York.

What utilities ought to know

Regulators to Blame? How Competitive Metering Has Failed

Chris King

How Competitive Metering Has Failed