The purpose of this report is to explore the basis for a new relationship between consumers and their electric supplier and between retail suppliers and regulators. If the regulatory approach for public utilities has historically been dominated by the traditional model of total price and entry controls, the new regulatory model will emphasize minimum consumer protections and lower barriers to entry for new firms with little or no price regulation.
Consumer Protection Proposals for Retail Electric Competition: Model Legislation and Regulations
October 1, 1996
- Barbara Alexander