Jason H. Barrett

Recent Work

A Beginner's Guide to the Politics of Power

Essential Concepts in the Restructing of Electrical Utilities Made Understandable

June 3, 1998

The deregulation of electrical utilities is coming. Nevada's legislature is likely to address this issue in some fashion during the 1997 session, and return to it in the 1999 session. Many legislators voiced concerns that Nevada will be left behind: several neighboring states, including California and Oregon, have already begun the deregulation process.

Competition in Nevada’s Power Markets

May 6, 1997

Like it or not, deregulation of America’s electrical utilities is coming. Closer to home, Nevada’s government will probably address electricity deregulation during the current legislative session.