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Comprehensive chart available covering timeline of deregulation
A chart is available which covers the timeline of electric industry restructuring in the U.S. up to about December 2002. The chart is a companion piece to the article, “Is Deregulation Dead?” in the February 2003 issue of EL&P magazine. Also in this document are handy links to some important related sources.
To see the chart, click here.
To read the article on deregulation, click here.
Case study in T&D construction: Koolau-Pukele structures replacement project
In an online exclusive, EL&P updates its Nov. article on HECO’s replacing a couple of Koolau-Pukele transmission towers with fresh photos.
Duking it out over Duke, an update
In an online exclusive, EL&P Associate Editor Kathleen Davis gives readers an update on her Nov. print article about Duke Energy North America’s Morro Bay Power Project and the subsequent political machinations it has endured.
Case study in CIS: Tacoma manages customer info
Today’s economy has forced companies in many industries to examine revenue streams and identify ways to increase the bottom line. Thanks to deregulation, utilities have not been spared this challenge. Whether a giant metropolitan supplier or a small division of large corporation, utilities today must create a sales and marketing plan that will increase revenues, while remaining within a strict and largely stagnant budget.
AMR MVPs utilize technology to win the game
In the September issue of EL&P, Michael Wiebe discusses the history, present status, and future of AMR technology. EL&P online gives a sneak preview and an exclusive table on comparative technology.
A load of utilities explore demand response in 2002
EL&P talked with three experts on demand response in its August issue to trumpet the introduction of a new T&D section. To add to this article, EEI gives us an overview of demand response programs in the U.S.
The Manager’s Bookshelf
The following books represent “must haves” about energy risk management on your office bookshelf, according to author John Wengler of R. W. Beck, who wrote EL&P’s July “Power Pointers.”