Roundtable: Historical, Challenging Times for Electricity Generators

Burkleo, Jennifer Van
March 2013
Electric Light & Power;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p28
Trade Publication
The article presents information on a roundtable, organized by the periodical "Electric Light & Power," to discuss the challanegs facing electric utilities in the U.S., their diversifiaction efforts and future predictions. The executives, participating in the roundtable, includes Mark McCullough from Electric Power Co. Inc., Keith Trent from Duke Energy, and Mark Crosswhite from Southern Co. They talk about complying with laws, reducing cost and emissions, and coal-to-gas shift.


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