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Potential impacts of electric utility restructuring on local governments in Tennessee

Paula Dowell

Potential impacts of electric utility restructuring on local governments in Tennessee

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Published by The Commission in [Nashville] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee.
    • Subjects:
    • Electric utilities -- Deregulation -- Tennessee.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPrepared by Paula Dowelll, and Matthew N. Murray, the Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, prepared for Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
      ContributionsMurray, Matthew N., Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9685.U5 D63 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 70 p. :
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3646688M
      LC Control Number2002485152
      OCLC/WorldCa48380475

      Consumers in West Tennessee expect to spend slightly more this year than they did last year and have an improved outlook relative to three months ago. A grocer reported a shift in consumer demand away from products in the middle of the price spectrum toward both high- and low-end products. Because of the historically exclusive nature of utility service territories, the electric industry has been subject to a high degree of governmental regulation. Investor-owned utilities are regulated by the states in which they operate. Municipal utilities are operated by local governments and are overseen by local elected or appointed officials. I. Introduction. Electric industry restructuring is transforming how Americans receive electric power. Twenty-four states have already passed restructuring laws; in many other states restructuring is imminent. 1 Meanwhile, Congress is considering a string of bills that would impose a nationwide mandate to restructure the industry, and few doubt that eventually one of those bills will pass. Some local governments are also experiencing fiscal distress. Legislation enacted in created the Financial Restructuring Board for Local Governments to help struggling municipalities restructure their finances. To date, the Restructuring Board is currently reviewing or has completed reviews for twenty municipalities, and the CWSSI.

      The Commission on Electric Utility Restructuring established pursuant to Chapter of the Acts of Assembly of , is and continued, effective July 1, , as the Commission on Electric Utility Regulation, is continued, effective July 1, , as the Commission on Retail Electricity Choice (the Commission) within the legislative branch of Author: Lowkell.


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