Fortnightly Magazine - August 2000
E-Sign: Messier Than Ink?
By Regina R. Johnson
Some fear NOx controls will spawn outages and higher power prices.
Utility executives say the EPA's plan to reduce ground-level ozone in the nation's eastern half by controlling emissions of nitrogen oxides in upwind states could undermine electric reliability and force power prices higher.
Tomorrow's Network: A Two-Way Street
The technology is here. What's missing is the will to use it.
For deregulation to work, consumers must see the real price-- including all utility costs.
A look at the various approaches regulators have taken to pricing energy in competitive markets, and how some are rethinking those plans.
Price Cap Follies