ne Economist who Turned Out the Lightsin California? Applicable Concept: price ceiling regulationulongకుమఖింబ0 Thiston isIn order to keep electric-Facing shortages from both of highest demand, combinedty cheap for its state, increased demand and decreased with a daily regime of rolingthe California legislature supply, California utilities had nocam zeroblackouts, and calls for conserva-tion. In April 2001, Davis aban-doned the 1996 price ceiling,thus sharply increasing the retailon doesin 1996 set a retail ceiling choice but to buy electricity onprice of 10 cents per kilowatt-hour. Moreover, no new power- tenfold over their normal levels.generating plants were built Since customer rates were capped, electricity price.during the 1990s. The plan was torequire utilities to sell their powerplants and import electricity asneeded from the "spot market" quickly found themselves facingthrough high-speed transmission bankruptcy, and this threat causedlines from other states. In the de- additional spot rate increases.regulated wholesale electricity Duke Power Company of Northmarket, a spot market is one in Carolina, for example, stated thatwhich the price of electricity is de- 8 percent of its spot price was atermined by supply and demand premium to cover the risk of sell-conditions each hour.The stage was set for the forces might not pay their bills. A subse-of supply and demand to "turn outthe lights." First, demand soared Energy Regulatory Commissionduring a heat wave in the sum-egulatedthespot market as prices soaredthe price paid by consumers didnot cover what the utilities wereANALYZE THE ISSUEpaying for electricity. The utilitiesDraw a graph illustratingCalifornia's electricitycrisis. Put the label "Priceof electricity (cents perkilowatt-hour)" on thevertical axis and "Quantityof electricity (megawatts perhour) on the horizontalaxis. As explained inChapter 4, draw the changesin demand and supply forelectricity in Californiadescribed above. [Hint: Beginthe graph in equilibriumbelow the price ceiling.]ing to California utilities thatquent investigation by the Federal(FERC) reported evidence thatpower companies, such as Enron,on their air conditioners. Second, developed strategies to drive upthere was a leftward shift in supply. prices.High natural gas prices increasedthe cost of producing electricity in Davis, who was governor ofall states. Also, low snowpacks and California at the time, called fora drought in the Pacific Northwest more price caps. He convincedreduced the capacity of hydroelec- the FERC to cap wholesaletric dams in this region.mer of 2000 as consumers turnedFaced with this crisis, Grayprices in the West during hours

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ne Economist who Turned Out the Lights
in California? Applicable Concept: price ceiling regulation
ulong
కుమఖింబ
0 This
ton is
In order to keep electric-
Facing shortages from both of highest demand, combined
ty cheap for its state, increased demand and decreased with a daily regime of roling
the California legislature supply, California utilities had no
cam zero
blackouts, and calls for conserva-
tion. In April 2001, Davis aban-
doned the 1996 price ceiling,
thus sharply increasing the retail
on does
in 1996 set a retail ceiling choice but to buy electricity on
price of 10 cents per kilowatt-
hour. Moreover, no new power- tenfold over their normal levels.
generating plants were built Since customer rates were capped, electricity price.
during the 1990s. The plan was to
require utilities to sell their power
plants and import electricity as
needed from the "spot market" quickly found themselves facing
through high-speed transmission bankruptcy, and this threat caused
lines from other states. In the de- additional spot rate increases.
regulated wholesale electricity Duke Power Company of North
market, a spot market is one in Carolina, for example, stated that
which the price of electricity is de- 8 percent of its spot price was a
termined by supply and demand premium to cover the risk of sell-
conditions each hour.
The stage was set for the forces might not pay their bills. A subse-
of supply and demand to "turn out
the lights." First, demand soared Energy Regulatory Commission
during a heat wave in the sum-
egulated
the
spot market as prices soared
the price paid by consumers did
not cover what the utilities were
ANALYZE THE ISSUE
paying for electricity. The utilities
Draw a graph illustrating
California's electricity
crisis. Put the label "Price
of electricity (cents per
kilowatt-hour)" on the
vertical axis and "Quantity
of electricity (megawatts per
hour) on the horizontal
axis. As explained in
Chapter 4, draw the changes
in demand and supply for
electricity in California
described above. [Hint: Begin
the graph in equilibrium
below the price ceiling.]
ing to California utilities that
quent investigation by the Federal
(FERC) reported evidence that
power companies, such as Enron,
on their air conditioners. Second, developed strategies to drive up
there was a leftward shift in supply. prices.
High natural gas prices increased
the cost of producing electricity in Davis, who was governor of
all states. Also, low snowpacks and California at the time, called for
a drought in the Pacific Northwest more price caps. He convinced
reduced the capacity of hydroelec- the FERC to cap wholesale
tric dams in this region.
mer of 2000 as consumers turned
Faced with this crisis, Gray
prices in the West during hours
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ne Economist who Turned Out the Lights in California? Applicable Concept: price ceiling regulation ulong కుమఖింబ 0 This ton is In order to keep electric- Facing shortages from both of highest demand, combined ty cheap for its state, increased demand and decreased with a daily regime of roling the California legislature supply, California utilities had no cam zero blackouts, and calls for conserva- tion. In April 2001, Davis aban- doned the 1996 price ceiling, thus sharply increasing the retail on does in 1996 set a retail ceiling choice but to buy electricity on price of 10 cents per kilowatt- hour. Moreover, no new power- tenfold over their normal levels. generating plants were built Since customer rates were capped, electricity price. during the 1990s. The plan was to require utilities to sell their power plants and import electricity as needed from the "spot market" quickly found themselves facing through high-speed transmission bankruptcy, and this threat caused lines from other states. In the de- additional spot rate increases. regulated wholesale electricity Duke Power Company of North market, a spot market is one in Carolina, for example, stated that which the price of electricity is de- 8 percent of its spot price was a termined by supply and demand premium to cover the risk of sell- conditions each hour. The stage was set for the forces might not pay their bills. A subse- of supply and demand to "turn out the lights." First, demand soared Energy Regulatory Commission during a heat wave in the sum- egulated the spot market as prices soared the price paid by consumers did not cover what the utilities were ANALYZE THE ISSUE paying for electricity. The utilities Draw a graph illustrating California's electricity crisis. Put the label "Price of electricity (cents per kilowatt-hour)" on the vertical axis and "Quantity of electricity (megawatts per hour) on the horizontal axis. As explained in Chapter 4, draw the changes in demand and supply for electricity in California described above. [Hint: Begin the graph in equilibrium below the price ceiling.] ing to California utilities that quent investigation by the Federal (FERC) reported evidence that power companies, such as Enron, on their air conditioners. Second, developed strategies to drive up there was a leftward shift in supply. prices. High natural gas prices increased the cost of producing electricity in Davis, who was governor of all states. Also, low snowpacks and California at the time, called for a drought in the Pacific Northwest more price caps. He convinced reduced the capacity of hydroelec- the FERC to cap wholesale tric dams in this region. mer of 2000 as consumers turned Faced with this crisis, Gray prices in the West during hours

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