Fortnightly Magazine - June 15 2002
Steady again, as new paradigm takes hold.
Congress needs to uphold the president's designation for a nuclear waste disposal site.
State public service commissions are insisting that utilities adopt risk management programs, and are allowing less pass-through for those that don't.
A review of endless impossibilities.
Why it happened? Who lost in the bust? Who will survive to build another turbine?
There are opportunities for utilities despite the telecom market correction of 2001 and 2002.
There will be ample U.S. natural gas supplies to support a 30 Tcf market by 2010.
FERC... SEC... CFTC...Congress ... Ratings Agencies... Stockholders... Bondholders... Private Equity Investors?
No one has yet quantified or qualified the devastation to industry reputation, electric competition, or energy companies' future earnings power caused by the current round of energy trading scandals that is shaking the industry to its core.