Competition is coming to the electric industry and many nuclear power plants are
Competition is coming to the electric industry and many nuclear power plants are too expensive to compete in the new markets. The article traces the history of utility restructurings, which seem to have 30-year cycles, with the dissatisfactions from one effort fueling the reforms of the next and regulatory laxities colliding dangerously with such influences as OPEC, increased inflation, nuclear complexities, environmentalism and consumerism. The author, Peter Bradford, was appointed to the Maine Public Utilities Commission by Gov. Ken Curtis in 1971, and later to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by President Carter.
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Bradford, Peter, "Competition is coming to the electric industry and many nuclear power plants are" (1998). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 3283.
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