Restructuring of the Electric Industry Committee Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
296 RESTRUCTURING OF THE ELECTRIC INDUSTRY 2008 Annual Report 1 2008 saw the completion of major Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rulemakings to improve the operation of competitive wholesale electric markets, but also saw a hardening in consumer objections to aspects of those markets and continued State pro-active involvement in future supply development. Two significant non-legal events affected the industry in 2008. Hurricanes Gustav & Ike caused major damage to electric...