Power System Planning: Who gets paid (and how much) for backing up the system?
Fortnightly Magazine - June 2005
Financial buyers are snapping up power plants faster than at any time in history. The asset shift represents an interim step in a wholesale-market transformation.
And why North American power plants should take note.
How to price new load-servicing contracts while incorporating market-risk analysis into such deals.
The CEO Power Forum: Not all utility CEOs are created equal...
We talk with Cinergy’s James E. Rogers, DTE Energy’s Anthony F. Earley Jr., Constellation Energy’s Mayo A. Shattuck III, Xcel Energy’s Wayne H. Brunetti, FPL Group Inc.’s Lewis Hay III, and TXU’s C. John Wilder.
The CEO Power Forum: TXU's Wilder nets $55 million package.
Companies continue to embrace the back-to-basics strategy, and investors seem to think that it is paying off.
How to use the board of directors to build a more resilient enterprise.
Utility boards face great uncertainty, heightening the importance of communication between directors and management.
Presenting a program to stimulate robust coal-gasification technology deployment at low federal cost.
Federal loan guarantees and other incentives can clear the hurdles to near-term deployment of gasification technologies.
No single type of financial incentive closes the cost gap between clean coal and modern conventional coal technologies.
How can the cost gap between IGCC plants and pulverized coal plants be closed?
Environmental Emissions: The cost to power markets of the Clean Air Interstate Rule depends on the ability to trade mercury.
The decision to limit mercury provides cover for utilities reluctant to spend on controlling NOx and SO2, while boosting other companies