Public vs. Private: The Debate Continues

In the September issue of POWER, I wrote about a public utility (JEA) that is exploring privatization, and in October, I looked at a city (Boulder, Colorado) that is exploring…

Public Power and IOUs Mostly on the Same Page

What separates investor-owned utilities (IOUs) and public power companies these days? Less than you might imagine. In early June, while the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the trade association for IOUs,…