NERC forecasts electric system reliable for winter 2000-2001

But NERC also warned that unanticipated equipment problems and extreme weather could combine to produce demands that exceed generation margins and transmission capability.

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NERC forecasts electric system reliable for winter 2000-2001

But NERC also warned that unanticipated equipment problems and extreme weather could combine to produce demands that exceed generation margins and transmission capability.

Dec. 1, 2000—California will encourage more new power plants, overhaul the boards of two state electricity agencies, and promote energy conservation, Gov. Gray Davis said in a letter Friday to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He also reiterated his call for retroactive refunds to customers who paid high electric bills this past summer and said utilities should not be forced to sell off any more electric generating capacity, a condition of California’s deregulation law.