Utilities for the Week: April 9, 2001

April 6, 2001
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
  • A new study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) indicates that the state movement toward electric restructuring (deregulation) has largely stalled. The current count of 24 states that have passed restructuring legislation is essentially the same as last year. This halt is largely attributable to the negative results experienced in the wake of deregulation in California. The report, “A Revised 50-State Status Report on Electric Restructuring and Public Benefits,” is available for $30 (postpaid). Contact ACEEE Publications at 202-429-0063; (e-mail); (website).
  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to the consulting firm Arthur D. Little, Inc. (Cambridge, MA) to advise on the restructuring and commercialization of its electric utility, which is the largest in the Middle East. Saudi Electricity Co. (SEC) provides power to more than 3 1/2 million customers representing more than 80% of the population. The first phase of the contract, for $2 million, will entail the development of a strategic plan for restructuring. If approved, a second, $4 million implementation phase will begin in the fall.
  • Publication date: 04/09/2001

    Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

    Recent Articles by Paula Liegl

    You must login or register in order to post a comment.



    Image Galleries

    Mini Split Installation

    Twin Cities contractor Aabott Ferraro helped retrofit an older St. Paul home.


    NEWSMakers: Doug Dougherty

    Doug Dougherty, president and CEO of the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) joins the program to discuss the latest happenings with GEO, including the drive to get included in state and federal definitions of renewable energy, plus the future of geothermal.  Posted on July 25.

    More Podcasts


    NEWS 07-28-14 cover

    2014 July 28

    Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

    Table Of Contents Subscribe


    Some in the industry are calling for the EPA to halt production of R-22 as of 2015. What do you think?
    View Results Poll Archive


    2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

    Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

    More Products

    Clear Seas Research


    Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


    Magazine image
    Register today for complete access to Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


    facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con