Fortnightly Magazine - May 1 2000
Small Towns Carry Clout
A Twenty-Fold Increase?
Former coal lobbyist Glenn Schleede plays Don Quixote, crusading against the DOE's 20-year initiative to boost investment in windmills.
Transmission 2000: Can ISOs Iron Out the Seams?
One Market? The Case for Consolidation
The Perfect RTO? Even at PJM, Pulling It Off Is No Cinch
1. High Prices and Volatility
A former state regulator notes serious problems in Northeast power markets, and offers remedies.
Monopoly Power After Reform? A Time for Soul-Searching
The Present Laws Are Unequipped
Why the DOE's recent report suggests we need new antitrust rules for "deregulated" utility markets.
Those new merchant gen plants must wait in line to get on the grid, and they don't like it.