Public utilities, Associations, institutions, etc., Consumers, Prices, and Electricity
Deals with the demand of the National Consumer Council (NCC) for a clear strategy to ensure all customers have affordable access to utilities. Incidences of cold-related winter deaths in Great Britain; Reasons for the decrease of prices in electricity and gas; Key findings from the research of NCC.
New Republic. 4/14/73, Vol. 168 Issue 15, p9-10. 2p.
Prices, Associations, institutions, etc., Energy policy, Government policy, Geothermal resources, Electricity, and Competition
Focuses on the importance of geothermal power in bringing down the price of electricity. Development of hydroelectric power sources; Estimation by a study sponsored by the National Science Foundation that the U.S. geothermal resources could generate 132 million kilowatts of electricity by 1985; View that the full benefits of geothermal power will come only if it is developed by public agencies as a competitive check against private energy interests; Factors considered in selecting site of the geothermal plant; Formation of an energy policy coalition.
American Metal Market. 03/28/2000, Vol. 108 Issue 59, p4. 1/8p.
Associations, institutions, etc., Steel industry, Prices, and Electricity
Reports on the complaint of Spain's steel producers' association, Unesid about increased electricity prices that members have asked to pay. Response from Unesid; Why the steel producers were not said to be keen to switch from bilateral supply contracts.
European Chemical News. 11/15/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2124, p6-6. 1/4p.
Energy industries, Chemical industry, Prices, Associations, institutions, etc., International business enterprises, and Electricity
Reports on the warning of the British Chemical Industries Association (CIA) on the impact of the energy sector and its high energy costs on the chemical industry as of November 2004. Annual energy bill and consumption of the chemical industry; Effect of high gas prices on the prices of electricity in the country; Impact of energy prices on multinational businesses in the country.
Associations, institutions, etc., Prices, and Electricity
Reports on the decision of the California Independent System Operator to abandon the price-cap system in managing the price of electricity. Significance of the move; Electricity problem in California; Reasons for abandoning the pricing system.
Associations, institutions, etc., Energy industries, Deregulation, Prices, and Electricity
Focuses on the variable pricing plan adopted by the governing board of the California Independent System Operator for the state's deregulated energy market. Factors which contributed to the failure of the energy deregulation; Increase in the average price of wholesale electricity; Views of economists on the energy market.
Associations, institutions, etc., Electric utility costs, Prices, and Electricity
Reports on the decision of the California Independent System Operator to cut the price cap on wholesale electricity for the second time in the summer of 2000 to restrain market volatility. Average power price charged from residential customers in the state; Concern of state officials over the reserves of electricity in the state; Response of industrial customers to the energy crisis.