Will California Learn From Pennsylvania and Texas?

Kennedy, Brian T.
June 2001
World & I;Jun2001, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p28
Focuses on the energy policy in Pennsylvania and Texas that can be applied to California. Basic policy in Pennsylvania; Implementation of a pilot project in Texas to see how deregulation will work; Reasons for the energy crisis in California; Political problem in California.


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