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Electric power industry competition legislation

hearings before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress.
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LC ClassificationsKF26 .E55 1999q
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ISBN 100160599318, 0160612136
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For a hundred years, scholars and government officials understood, or thought they did, the electric power industry. Electric power, based on a single, large service provider, connected by wires to all of its customers, was thought to be an industry that could only operate efficiently as a monopoly; indeed it was something called a "natural monopoly."Format: Hardcover.

This book addresses the fundamental issues underlying the debate over electric power regulation and deregulation. After decades of the presumption that the electric power industry was a natural monopoly, recent times have seen a trend of deregulation followed by panicked re-regulation.

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The End of a Natural Monopoly: Deregulation and Competition in the Electric Power Industry Peter Grossman, P.Z. Grossman, D.H. Cole For a hundred years, scholars and government officials understood, or thought they did, the electric power industry.

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Robert Priddle Executive Director 4. forth by the movement of the U.S. electric power industry toward competition. This publication is intended for a wide audience, in-cluding Congress, Federal and State agencies, the electric power industry, and the general public.

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In many developing countries, and in particular those in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, reform of the power sector starts from a market structure that is dominated by a state-owned national power utility with a legally endowed monopoly and a vertically Cited by: As a common practice, a portion of the revenues from distribution services are currently being recovered in the user-sensitive (kWh) component of electricity bills.

RETAIL COMPETITION IN THE KANSAS ELECTRIC POWER INDUSTRY Electric power prices in New York are among the highest in the nation for both industrial and residential customers. Figure 1 is a map showing the average price paid by industrial customers in each state, using data from Edison Electric Institute reports.

Industrial customers in New York are paying significantly higher prices, on average, than those in most other parts of the country. Electric power industry competition legislation: hearings before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress.

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electric power industry, and the public.” Accordingly, the Task Force published a Federal Register notice seeking comment on a variety of issues related to competition in wholesale and retail electric power markets. Over 80 commenters provided a variety of opinions and analyses in response. These comments are available online for publicFile Size: 1MB.

Get this from a library. Electric power industry competition legislation: hearings before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate ; One Hundred Sixth Congress ; first[-second] session.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.]. This timely study evaluates four generic proposals for allowing free market forces to replace government regulation in the electric power industry and concludes that none of the deregulation alternatives considered represents a panacea for the performance failures associated with things as they are now.

It proposes a balanced program of regulatory reform and deregulation that promises to. Retail Electric Competition: A€Blueprint for Consumer Protection move to retail competition in the electric industry.

How The Blueprint Is Organized issues and policy discussions. Each issue is pre-sented with background information and a summary of recent state electric competition legislation or regulations on that topic.


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H.R. (th). To modernize the Public Utility Holding Company Act ofthe Federal Power Act, the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, and the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of to promote competition in the electric power industry, and for other purposes.

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"The End of a Natural Monopoly: Deregulation and Competition in the Electric Power Industry. Public Utility Commission of. Texas. Pat Wood, on the Electric Power Industry Scope of Competition and Potentially Strandable Investment, as required by Sections and (e) of the Public Utility Regulatory Act of (PW95).

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Regulators and policy makers implement competition in the utility market 1 by removing legal and technical barriers to entry, monitoring anticompetitive conduct, restructuring the sector, and providing access to essential facilities. Legal barriers to entry include licenses restrictions and high license fees that sometimes limit the number of firms that can serve a market.

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2 Technical barriers. The electricity sector in the Philippines provides electricity through power generation, transmission, and distribution to many parts of the Philippines. The Philippines is divided into three electrical grids, one each for Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao.

As of Junethe total installed capacity in the Philippines megawatts (MW), of wh MW was on the Luzon grid. In the second edition of this bestseller, Denise Warkentin-Glenn presents in everyday language the nuances, history, and recent developments of the electric power industry.

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Senators heard testimony about legislation, rates, competition, and state laws pertaining to the electric industry. Report Video Issue Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos. Staff Report: Competition and Consumer Protection Perspectives on Electric Power Regulatory Reform July Contributors to this Report Bureau of Economics, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Bureau of Competition, and Policy Planning, Federal Trade Commission This Report represents the views of the staff of the Federal Trade Commission.

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The electric power industry the backbone ois f America’s economic sectors, generating the energy that empowers its people and businessesin global commerce. Transportation, water, emergency services, telecommunications, and manufacturingrepresent only a few of power grid’s the critical downstream dependencies.Electric Industry Restructuring in the ’s By the early s it was becoming apparent that electric industry regulatory approaches were not working.

IRP was successful in holding rate increases in check & stimulating consumer choice, but the process was .Abstract. The U. S. electric power industry today is on the road to restructuring a road heretofore uncharted.

While parallels can be drawn from similar journeys taken by the airline industry, the telecommunications industry, and, most recently, the natural gas industry, the electric power industry has its own unique set of critical issues that must be resolved along the way.