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Oct 01, 2014 to Oct 03, 2014 | Washington, DC

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Regulation

The Barriers to Real-Time Pricing: Separating Fact From Fiction

Real-time pricing has been hindered by the misperception that a shift to RTP will create new types of risks, without creating benefits for utilities or customers.
Ahmad Faruqui and Melanie Mauldin

 

News Analysis

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

Distributed Generation: Hype vs. Hope

Separating myth from reality in identifying DG applications.
Jonathan A. Lesser, Ph.D. and Charles D. Feinstein, Ph.D.

 

The Commission: The Market's Eye-in-the-Sky?

FERC's plan to expand into energy market-monitoring faces many challenges.
David O. Jermain

People

Perspective

Enron's fall finds FERC toying with cost-based rates. But let's temper the nostalgia.
AEP Power Marketing Inc., 97 FERC ¶61,219,

Making Markets Work: How ISO Rules Still Cause Problems

How obscured spot prices, unhedgeable basis differentials, unreliable and financially insecure clearing practices inhibit market liquidity.
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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

 

Perspective

The case against re-regulating the electric industry.
Charles M. Studness, Ph.D.

The case against re-regulating the electric industry.

News Digest

FERC Docket No. RT01-86-000, filed Jan. 16, 2001

News Digest


 

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