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Competition and consumer protection perspectives on electric power regulatory reform

Competition and consumer protection perspectives on electric power regulatory reform

focus on retail competition : report

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Published by The Commission in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric utilities -- Deregulation -- United States.,
  • Electric utilities -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Competition -- United States.,
  • Consumer protection -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFocus on retail competition.
    Statementby the Federal Trade Commission staff.
    ContributionsUnited States. Federal Trade Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17718342M

    Working Party No. 2 on Competition and Regulation Power to the energy consumers Prof. Dr. S. Lavrijssen It is positive that the package proposes to enhance consumer protection and regulatory authorities should be attributed sufficient leeway to assess the necessity and. Electric power prices in New York are among the highest in the nation for both industrial and residential customers. Figure 1 is a map showing the average price paid by industrial customers in each state, using data from Edison Electric Institute reports. Industrial customers in New York are paying significantly higher prices, on average, than those in most other parts of the country.

    See Competition and Consumer Protection Perspectives on Electric Power Regulatory Reform: Focus on Retail Competition, Report by the Federal Trade Commission Staff, September , at 44 ("FTC Staff Report"). The Commission has recognized that "volatile wholesale market prices.. have been. In my October article in The Electricity Journal, “Summer's Revolting Developments: A Customer's Perspective,” 1 I discussed the conditions that produced Midwest electric power supply and price volatility problems that summer. I made the hopeful prediction that the increased visibility of these problems might help to apply pressure to state and federal regulators to get Author: Sam Randazzo.

    Competition and Consumer Protection Perspectives on Electric Power Regulatory Reform: Focus on Retail Competition. Staff Report. September Wiser, R., M. Bolinger, E. Holt, and B. Swezey. Forecasting the Growth of Green Power Markets in the United States. NREL/TP, Golden: CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, October IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, Competition and Consumer Protection Perspectives on Electric Power Regulatory Reform (), electric power, carbonated soft drinks, tobacco, and telecommunications.6 Since the.


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The official website of the Federal Trade Commission, protecting America’s consumers for over years. Competition and Consumer Protection Perspectives on Electric Power Regulatory Reform: Focus on Retail Competition | Federal Trade Commission.

Staff Report: Competition and Consumer Protection Perspectives on Electric Power Regulatory Reform July Contributors to this Report. Bureau of Economics, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Bureau of Competition, and Policy Planning, Federal Trade Commission.

This Report represents the views of the staff of the Federal Trade Commission. Competition and consumer protection perspectives on electric power regulatory reform: focus on retail competition: report.

[United States. Federal Trade Commission.;]. Competition and Consumer Protection Perspectives on Electric Power Regulatory Reform: Focus on Retail Competition have not chosen an alternative supplier.

• Nothing that has happened so far, however, indicates that competition --once the transiti on period is completed --will not produce additional benefits to electricity customers. support from appropriate policies.

The electric grid, which traditionally has been described as a natural monopoly, is illustrative.4 In recent decades, the U.S Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) has been facilitating competition in wholesale electricity markets and in transmission development.

Competition and Consumer Protection Perspectives on Electric Power Regulatory Reform: Focus on Retail Competition Customer Billing A customer may receive one bill from the distribution utility or two bills, one from the supplier for generation services, and one from the distribution utility for transmission and distribution services.

This report on The Role of Competition Policy in Regulatory Reform analyses the institutional set-up and use of policy instruments in Germany It also includes the country-specific policy recommendations developed by the OECD during the review process.

The report was prepared for The OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Germany published in July. Ireland - The Role of Competition Policy in Regulatory Reform The Review is one of a series of country reports carried out under the OECD’s Regulatory Reform Programme, in response to the mandate by OECD Ministers.

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This report on The Role of Competition Policy in Regulatory Reform analyses the institutional set-up and use of policy instruments in Turkey. It also includes the country-specific policy recommendations developed by the OECD during the review process.

The report was prepared for The OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Turkey published in. Regulatory reform often incurs some short-term costs of adjustment; thus, the assessment of overall effects must take a long-term view.

Regulatory reform is also controversial in re-distributing the costs of public policies among economic actors and altering established systems of protection, whether for industry or Size: KB. The report, "Competition and Consumer Protection Perspectives on Electric Power Regulatory Reform: Focus on Retail Competition," updates a July FTC Staff Report and responds to a request to update that report made by the Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee of the United States House of Representatives, W.

"Billy" Tauzin, and the. Competition and consumer protection perspectives on electric power regulatory reform: Responsibility: U.S.

Federal Trade Commission. Now competition issues are at the top of the international agenda as globalization spreads and as the operations of the World Trade Organization, the World Bank, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum and other organizations have brought about a realization that regulatory reform - and in many economies.

This report on The Role of Competition Policy in Regulatory Reform analyses the institutional set-up and use of policy instruments in Norway. It also includes the country-specific policy recommendations developed by the OECD during the review process. The report was prepared for The OECD Review of Regulatory Reform in Norway published in File Size: KB.

• Unfair methods of competition generally include any conduct that would violate Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act. (the Department of Justice also enforces the Sherman Act). • Consumer protection agency – The FTC enforces Section 5 of the FTC Act that also prohibits unfair prevent unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce.

Searching for New Directions – A Study of Hong Kong Electricity Market List of abbreviations CCGT Combined Cycle Gas Turbine CLP CLP Power Hong Kong Limited EC European Commission EdF Electricite de France EU European Union FiTs Feed-in Tariffs HEC The Hongkong Electric Company Limited LNG Liquefied Natural Gas.

Making complaints. Managing your money. Comparing bank accounts, mortgages, loans and more. Product recalls. Information for business, legal and media: The CCPC and our latest news. Our enforcement actions.

Competition and consumer protection law. Guidelines for business. Competition and consumer protection perspectives on electric power regulatory reform: Focus on retail competition. Washington, DC, September.

Washington, DC, September. Google ScholarCited by: 4. of competition in electrical power under Illinois law. The concept of consumer choice is central to competition law and unites both traditional antitrust and consumer protection policy.

See generally Neil W. Averitt & Robert H. Lande, Consumer Choice: The Practical Reason for Both Antitrust and Consumer Protection Law, 10 LoY. In short, consumer protection issues are crucial to the public™s acceptance of competition. This Blueprint is primarily aimed at state- level decision makers in states that have not yet adopted electric restructuring legislation, presenting examples from those states that have progressed to the implementation stage.

In this blog post, Harsha Asnani, student, NIRMA University, Ahmedabad writes about the relationship between competition law and policy and consumer protection in India.

The article also covers various legal provisions and reasons that prove the two legal disciplines are mutually re-enforcing. In the recent times, there has been major changes and emergence of various [ ].often in a position to harm the reputation of the regulator or to make its life more.

difficult by, as the literature terms it, “squawking.”31 As a result, in an effort to. avoid criticism or public complaints, regulators act not in the public interest but.

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