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Fortnightly Magazine - March 15 2001

Online Trading Hubs: Interviews With CEOs

Is the value in commodities, or in managing the supply chain?
Jay S. Polachek and Bruce W. Radford

1. The original consortium of 15 energy companies, announced March 29, 2000, included American Electric Power, Cinergy, consolidated Edison Inc., Duke Enbergy, Edison International, Entergy, Exelon, firstEnergy Corp., FPL Group, PG&E Corp., Public Service Enterprise Group, Reliant Energy, Sempra Energy, Southern Company, and TXU.

Utility Advertising After Deregulation

Is spending as flat as the numbers seem to show?
Grant M. Davis and Carol Megehee

1 Neal, loc. cit.; also see Beth Snyder, "Online Newspapers Helps Electric Utilities Market," , Vol. 68, No. 46 (Nov. 17, 1997), p. 58.

2 Ann Chambers, "Co-Ops Launch National Brand," , Vol. 102, No. 5 (May 1998), pp. 1-3.

3 George Sladoje, "California, One Year Later: More Winners than Losers," , Vol. 37, No. 1 (May, 1999), p. 22.

The Choice Not to Buy: Energy $avings and Policy Alternatives for Demand Response

What California would have saved-in real dollar figures-plus a look at pilot programs from around the country.
Steven Braithwait and Ahmad Faruqui

1 Also cited as contributing factors are the lack of long-term contracting, operating problems in the ISO and power exchange (PX) markets, and suggestions that owners of generation took advantage of the supply shortage and the design of California's wholesale power markets to exercise market power to drive prices higher.

Transmission on Trial?

Not hardly. The Court will review open access, but the ratepayer is the real defendant.

Bruce W. Radford


Transmission on Trial?




Is there a better way to increase shareholder wealth?
John Egan



News Digest

The California ISO offers a plan, but some fear that rules themselves are the problem.
ISO Credit Requirements.


News Digest


News Digest

The California ISO offers a plan, but some fear that rules themselves are the problem.
Bruce W. Radford


News Digest


Transmission & ISOs

Policing the Markets

The California ISO offers a plan, but some fear that rules themselves are the problem.


An ode to the customer, the measure of all things.
R. D. Cudahy

News Analysis

With power markets now regional, the Pacific Northwest ponders responsibility for blackouts and outages.
Carl J. Levesque


News Analysis