National Grid


New Positions:

New Positions:

Dynegy Inc. named Holli C. Nichols its senior vice president and corporate controller. Nichols joined Dynegy in 2000 after working for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Southern Co. Executive Vice President Leonard J. Haynes was installed as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the North American Energy Standards Board, succeeding Bill Boswell.


Merchant plants snub the market, using native load to create their own private rate base.

Commission Watch

FERC looks ahead to the new year as it wraps up loose ends from 2002.

FERC: SMD/Grid Issues Lead 2003 Agenda




The appropriate role for ITCs is rather different-and maybe not as exciting-as the role ITC proponents seem to have in mind.


Independent transmission companies have a role in creating public benefit in wholesale competitive electricity markets.

The Top 10

The Ten Most Intriguing Business Decisions in the Post-Enron World.

10. Exelon throws in the towel on pebble bed; 9. Exelon, Entergy, Dominion ready to do the rounds on traditional nuclear; 8. AES wants out of Cilcorp marriage; 7. New-look Aquila goes hunting ...

Three-Legged Stool

The smart money now treats transmission as a player. Just like generation. Just like load.

Over at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, new chairman Pat Wood has let it be known if he had been in charge, he would have postponed Order 2000.

Going Global: The Top 10 Risks

What utilities ought to know before doing business overseas.

An investigation into the top 10 risks of foreign investment shows the curses and the blessings of wanting to be a global utility.