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Title: Retail wheeling: A paradigm shift for waste-to-energy and other renewable energy facilities?

Abstract

Retail wheeling is the process whereby the retail customers of an electric utility would be allowed to select the generating plant from which to purchase electric power. By issuing a Notice of Inquiry/Notice of Rulemaking (NOI/R) into the fledgling area of retail wheeling, the California Public Utilities commission (CPUC) announced it was fully intent on providing its electric customers with direct access to the competitive choices available in the generation segment of the electricity business. While many critics of retain wheeling have focused on the impact such a development might have on the shareholders of investor owned electric utilities, we must consider the consequences of such a paradigm shift on the future health of the renewable energy business, including the growing waste-to-energy industry. This article discusses the economic implications and the appropriate steps which should be taken in this area of the electric industry.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Wheelabrator Environmental Systems, Inc., Hampton, NH (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
70293
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Natural Resources and Environment
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 9; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: PBD: Fal 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; 29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; ELECTRIC UTILITIES; COMPETITION; REFUSE-FUELED POWER PLANTS; SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS; RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES; RENEWABLE RESOURCES; ECONOMIC ANALYSIS; CALIFORNIA

Citation Formats

Plitch, L W. Retail wheeling: A paradigm shift for waste-to-energy and other renewable energy facilities?. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Plitch, L W. Retail wheeling: A paradigm shift for waste-to-energy and other renewable energy facilities?. United States.
Plitch, L W. Sat . "Retail wheeling: A paradigm shift for waste-to-energy and other renewable energy facilities?". United States.
@article{osti_70293,
title = {Retail wheeling: A paradigm shift for waste-to-energy and other renewable energy facilities?},
author = {Plitch, L W},
abstractNote = {Retail wheeling is the process whereby the retail customers of an electric utility would be allowed to select the generating plant from which to purchase electric power. By issuing a Notice of Inquiry/Notice of Rulemaking (NOI/R) into the fledgling area of retail wheeling, the California Public Utilities commission (CPUC) announced it was fully intent on providing its electric customers with direct access to the competitive choices available in the generation segment of the electricity business. While many critics of retain wheeling have focused on the impact such a development might have on the shareholders of investor owned electric utilities, we must consider the consequences of such a paradigm shift on the future health of the renewable energy business, including the growing waste-to-energy industry. This article discusses the economic implications and the appropriate steps which should be taken in this area of the electric industry.},
doi = {},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/70293}, journal = {Natural Resources and Environment},
number = 2,
volume = 9,
place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {12}
}