Fortnightly Magazine - June 2005

The Ultimate CEOs

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.

A National Gasification Strategy

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.

Financing Clean Coal

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?

The Ultimate CEOs: Constellation Energy’s Mayo A. Shattuck III

The CEO Power Forum: Not all utility CEOs are created equal...

"Goldman Sachs built the platform. They came from a world of conventional procedures and compliance, and an understanding of rule sets. Almost every other wholesale platform built in Houston and run by cowboys got out of control."

The Ultimate CEOs: Anthony F. Earley Jr., DTE Energy

The CEO Power Forum: Not all utility CEOs are created equal...

"To enhance that natural utility growth of around 2 percent per year, we want to surround the utilities with a portfolio of non-utility businesses that have higher growth prospects."

The Ultimate CEOs: C. John Wilder, TXU Corp.

The CEO Power Forum: Not all utility CEOs are created equal...

"This is a real industrial company with a real consumer business. It's not a kind of governmental confected business like many of these quasi-restructured market companies compete in."

The Ultimate CEOs: Wayne H. Brunetti, Xcel Energy

The CEO Power Forum: Not all utility CEOs are created equal...

“People have approached us to outsource our call centers to India. I’m just not going to do that. To me the face of our company is our call centers. That’s our principle contact with our customers.”
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