Gas industry, Markets, Prices, Supply & demand, Electric utilities, Natural gas, and Electricity
Provides an outlook for taxed natural gas market through 2025. Increase in volatitlity of natural gas prices; Sufficiency of supplies of natural gas domestically and throughout the world to satisfy growing demand for generations to come; Increase in end-use prices; Natural gas consumption and gas-fired electricity generation in the electric power sector from 1995-2025.
Electric utilities, Electric power distribution, Price deflation, Prices, Marketing, Electricity, and Notions (Philosophy)
The article offers information on the market condition of electricity industries. It explores the view of author Thomas Friedman in his book in which Friedman used the notion of "flatness" concerning how people can connect, compete, and collaborate with equal power. It mentions the consideration for the price-deflation implications of reduced electricity demand in long-term projections of electricity prices. It adds that electricity is one of the most traded volatile commodities.
Shares the National Council on Competition and the Electric Industry's (NCCEI) report on spot price pools. Contracting methods used by players in the power market; Functions of spot price pool; Implications of maintaining a sufficient amount of spot market.
Electric Light & Power. Aug2001, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p3. 3/8p. 1 Color Photograph.
Energy industries, Joint ventures, Rebates, Prices, and Electricity
Comments on developments in energy industries in the United States as of August 2001. Views of the banking sector on the joint venture between Panda Energy International Inc. and TECO Power Services; Decline in average price of electricity; Demand of California governor Gray Davis for a refund on power overcharges.
Investments, Prices, Energy industries & the economy, Electricity, and Electric power transmission
Focuses on the economic factors affecting the United States energy industry. Impact of electricity prices on economy; Funds for new investment; Comparison between transmission and generation investments.
Electric utilities, Electric industries, Deregulation, Prices, and Electricity
Emphasizes the need for electronic pricing controls during the deregulation of the energy industry in the United States. Price surges during severe power supply shortage; Factors contributing to the power shortage and resulting price hikes; Industry members' opposition against any type of price controls.
Reports that Pacific Power's residential commercial customers in Klamath County, Oregon will be able to select from a portfolio of pricing options for their electricity under a new program filed with the Oregon Public Utility Commission. Information regarding Pacific Power's portfolio pricing options approach; Pricing options included in the company's program.
Reports that the Commonwealth Edison Co. is offering public and private K-12 schools the chance to reduce energy costs by ten percent by participating in a pricing experiment. Teaching students about energy and conservation; Background on the previous pricing experiment; Reaction of entities to the development of market place.
States that two electricity futures contracts based on New south Wales and Victorian electricity pool prices will help achieve the competitive objectives of the national electricity market. Importance of risk management for future contracts; How the new contracts will trade each business day on the Sydney Futures Exchange.
Reports that electricity price hedging is getting popular among many energy companies. Reason for its popularity; Why some corporations are turning to commodity price hedging; Findings from companies with the most successful hedging programs; Ways to ease into hedging.