Energy Policy:

Electricity experts Massey and Showalter debate current state of power markets

Are consumers and industrial customers seeing the benefits from increased competition in the electricity sector? What does the energy bill mean for regional transmission organizations and standard market design? Has the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission been unfairly cast as the scapegoat for the California power crisis and blackouts in the Northeast? Former FERC Commissioner Bill Massey, now with the pro-competition group COMPETE, and Marilyn Showalter, executive director of the Public Power Council and co-chair of the Alliance of State Leaders Protecting Electricity Consumers, weigh in on these questions and more.