NEW SENATE ELECTRICITY LEGISLATION: A NEW HOPE?

Michael Giberson In considering Lynneís note on the new Senate electricity legislation, I couldnít help but notice that the co-sponsoring senators were not from states that have embraced “competitive energy markets” or done much to “modernize regulation.” Senator Burr is from North Carolina; Senator Cochran from Mississippi; Senator Landrieu from Louisiana; and Senator Lott, also … More NEW SENATE ELECTRICITY LEGISLATION: A NEW HOPE?More NEW SENATE ELECTRICITY LEGISLATION: A NEW HOPE?

NEW SENATE ELECTRICITY LEGISLATION

Lynne Kiesling Senators Burr, Cochran, Landrieu, and Lott (note the much-touted “bipartisanness”) have introduced a new piece of electricity legislation: S.498 Title: A bill to provide for expansion of electricity transmission networks in order to support competitive electricity markets, to ensure reliability of electric service, to modernize regulation and for other purposes. It starts off … More NEW SENATE ELECTRICITY LEGISLATIONMore NEW SENATE ELECTRICITY LEGISLATION