• Plugging into the Texas Electricity Market: Avoiding the Mistakes of California 

    Zarnikau, Jay (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001-10)
    If all goes as planned, by January 1, 2002, customer choice will have been introduced to most Texans currently served by investor-owned electric utilities. In some other states, like California, the transition to a competitive ...
  • Rewired for Competition: The Restructuring of Electricity Markets in Texas 

    Zarnikau, Jay (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999-08)
    Traditionally, the U.S. electric utility industry has been subject to a comprehensive system of government regulation. However, in the 1980s, policymakers and economists increasingly questioned the need for regulatory ...