California delivers setback, but not fatal blow to retail energy competition efforts in the U.S., Chartwell study shows

Despite recent problems encountered in California and consumer apathy in other bellwether states, Chartwell reports that several notable states continue to move forward with restructuring plans. In addition, most U.S. utility companies continue to adopt competitive strategies.

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2001 — A “new virus spawned in California” poses formidable challenges requiring new strategies on the part of power companies, regulators and policymakers to contain and reverse its damage, according to “Energy Crisis in the Western United States: Lessons for Navigating Regulatory and Market Minefields,” a new Andersen report released today.

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