On Today, Sean Donelan wrote:
In better news New York City believes it has added enough peaker
plants, so NYC will not have power shortages this summer. However,
as a representative of the Edison Institute pointed in 1999, no
electricity consumer should assume power will never fail (double
Dominion VA Power in Virginia is advertising "Deregulation will be coming
to Virginia. The crisis that's occurring in California will not." Almost
8,000 megawatts of new "power" is scheduled to be online by 2005.
Pepco(serving DC and MD) says the same. 15,000 megawatts coming online
but that number is shared among several companies in the "PJM".