California agency says hot summer in 2001 could produce power shortage

Otherwise, the state should have enough power to meet its electricity demand next summer , the energy commission says in a report released Monday. The report by the agency responsible for approving construction of new generation appears to conflict with projections of an 8,000 MW shortage during peak summer 2001 demand by the California Independent System Operator (ISO), the agency responsible for running the California electricity grid.

Nov. 22, 2000—The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Tuesday approved a $108 million rate increase by Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW), while sharply criticizing the troubled city-owned utility for failing to correct long-standing financial and managerial problems.

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