Rising gas prices spark a rush to wind farms, straining grid capacity and raising larger issues about market design.
When the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) was drafting rules to encourage the use of renewable energy, it took pains to guard against the chance that power producers would fail to reach the state's target of 400 megawatts (MW) in installed new renewable generation capacity by Jan. 1, 2002. The commission needn't have worried.
The Federal Energy Commission of Russia is set to restructure the country's energy rules and make opportunities for investment attractive.
Potential investors in Russian energy will be particularly interested in Regulation 226, "On Price Formation Regarding Electric and Heat Energy." Enacted on April 2, 2002, this regulation, if implemented as fully presented, provides an attractive basis for the balance of interests between investors and consumers of Russian electricity called for by Federal Energy Commission of Russia (FEC) Chairman Geor
On the virtues and vices of ICAP, ACAP, FTRs, hubs, flowgates, DAMs, and gaming.
Market power after two years.
Très Riches Heures
How to price energy during a stage 3 alert?
You know the painting. Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry. You probably saw it first in Janson's "History of Art", in a college survey course.
Will tomorrow's transmission be privately funded, with the first-class seats reserved for investors?
The six o'clock news has locked its radar on California's power market meltdown, and rightly so. But that's no reason to overlook the nation's heartland, where a utility coming late to the game has set the pot boiling.