Comparing Electricity Deregulation in California and Pennsylvania: Implications for the Appalachian Region

Author(s): Tim Considine and Andy Kleit
Author Organization(s): Pennsylvania State University

This study offers a primer on electricity deregulation for state policy makers and citizens in the Appalachian Region. First, the report provides a comparative analysis of restructuring efforts in California and Pennsylvania, which examines the broader regulatory policy issues posed by each model. Next, the report analyzes how states within the Region have responded to electricity restructuring and the policy issues confronting the states.