An introduction to electric industry restructuring

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This paper briefly describes the electric industry, its residential markets, industry structure and current trends. Its purpose is to provide Weatherization grants managers with the background necessary to assess their leveraging opportunities in an industry that is experiencing sweeping changes, commonly known as electric industry restructuring. The study describes the terrain of a changing industry topography on a national and regional basis, with some state and local information also provided. Weatherization managers and subgrantees who read this paper should be better able to understand the leveraging opportunities that are emerging now in the electricity market place. The reader will be ... continued below

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Eisenberg, J.F. & Berry, L.G. September 1, 1997.

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This paper briefly describes the electric industry, its residential markets, industry structure and current trends. Its purpose is to provide Weatherization grants managers with the background necessary to assess their leveraging opportunities in an industry that is experiencing sweeping changes, commonly known as electric industry restructuring. The study describes the terrain of a changing industry topography on a national and regional basis, with some state and local information also provided. Weatherization managers and subgrantees who read this paper should be better able to understand the leveraging opportunities that are emerging now in the electricity market place. The reader will be introduced to the basics of the electric industry as it presently operates, the nature of the changes that are in the process of occurring, and the driving forces that are behind those changes. The major industry players are described by type and their interests are explored in further depth. There will also be an overview of the regulatory process as it has operated historically, as well as the changes now underway at both the state and federal levels. Finally, the paper will conclude with a description of some of the assets and opportunities available to those who may be interested in participating in the restructuring process in order to expand or protect low-income programs in their own states.

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OSTI as DE98052026

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  • Other Information: PBD: Sep 1997

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  • Other: DE98052026
  • Report No.: ORNL/CON--449
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • DOI: 10.2172/591291 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 591291
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc699338

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Eisenberg, J.F. & Berry, L.G. An introduction to electric industry restructuring, report, September 1, 1997; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699338/: accessed August 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.