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ELP Volume 83 Issue 4

Cinergy’s Jim Rogers on sustalnability &the Duke merger

For this issue’s profile, EL&P discussed the environment, sustainability and the second wave of industry consolidation with Cinergy’s president and CEO Jim Rogers.

timing, location and competition: the state of wholesale power management and trading solutions in...

Amid the early-2003 malaise in the energy trading sector, I found myself traveling frequently outside of Houston to visit clients, so my wife and I decided to sell our house to move closer to our families on the East Coast.

shopping for forward curves

The 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley legislation in the United States created new accounting standards for stock exchange-listed companies required to report to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on a quarterly and annual basis.

analyzing the benefits of AMR

Automatic meter reading (AMR) involves more than replacing meter readers and producing more accurate customer bills.

marketing buzz: maximizing the utility bill as a customer communications vehicle

The utility bill. It arrives every month and is often opened in a state of anxiety (especially if you live in one of the nation’s hot summer spots).

encouraging signs for transmission investment

Finally, some encouraging signs for investment in transmission.

power industry needs to look at long-term

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series about the power industry’s future.

competition and regulation in the power industry: can the two coexist?

Editor’s note: This is Part I of a three-part series, in which the authors examine the drivers behind restructuring and its current state; jurisdictional issues that often result in divergence of state and federal frameworks; and federal wholesale pricing policies that in many instances do not send appropriate signals to investors.

wind power: technology and FERC rulings encourage growth

Maybe it was the Denver altitude, but there was a palpable sense of enthusiasm at the Windpower 2005 conference held in May.

benefit of counsel: nondiscriminatory transmission cannot ensure competition

When Part II of the Federal Power Act was enacted in 1935, electric power was sold, almost exclusively, as a bundled product by vertically-integrated utilities (VIUs).