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Plugging into the Texas Electricity Market: Avoiding the Mistakes of California

If all goes as planned, by January 1, 2002, customer choice will have been introduced to most Texans currently served by investor-owned electric utilities. In some other states, like California, the transition to a competitive retail electricity market has proven …  More

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Rewired for Competition: The Restructuring of Electricity Markets in Texas

Traditionally, the U.S. electric utility industry has been subject to a comprehensive system of government regulation. However, in the 1980s, policymakers and economists increasingly questioned the need for regulatory oversight of some utility functions. Particularly in Texas, the potential for …  More

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