Canadian Business. 4/1/2002, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p76. 1/4p.
Energy industries, Websites, Electric utilities, Prices, and Electricity
Presents news on several Canadian Web sites on energy. Creation of a Web site entitled Energyshop.com by Toronto-based M[sup3] & W Inc., which provides price comparisons for several Ontario electricity companies; Handsoffhydro.com, which compares prices between public and private electrical power systems; The web site for the Office of Energy Efficiency's Web site, oee.nrcan.gc.ca, which offers energy-saving tips for businesses.
Canadian Business. 9/4/2000, Vol. 73 Issue 16, p66. 3/4p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
Electric utilities, Public utilities, Electric industries, Deregulation, Prices, and Electricity
Discusses the challenges facing the deregulation of electricity in Alberta. Impact of the stipulation that none of the existing utilities, Atco, Epcor and TransAlta, could be broken up; Problems in the electric industry, including rising prices for consumers and businesses; Rate hikes in electric bills for Albertan citizens.
Electric power failures, Prices, Electricity, and Electric power
Focuses on the tactics of Enron Corp. which drove electricity prices up in California during 2000 and 2001. Costs to consumers, power blackouts and shortages which resulted from the power crisis; Evidence that Enron may have used Canadian companies while manipulating the California electrical grid; Removal of price caps on electricity in the state.