Capitol Hill Briefing

What Is the Role for Markets in Electricity?

December 16, 2003 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

B-339 Rayburn House Office Building

Featuring Peter Van Doren, Editor, Regulation.

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Many people believe that electricity markets require more government regulation than other markets in order to work efficiently. For most people events that took place in California in 2000 and the Northeast blackout of August 2003 have confirmed those beliefs. Come hear Peter Van Doren examine how electricity markets work and whether or not government can improve their performance.