Enron’s deregulation fight

Efforts to deregulate the nation’s electricity market began with the 1978 Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, which allowed private investments in the power generation sector. But the enactment of PURPA, as it was known, was only a small beginning, as the Public Utilities Holding Company Act of 1935 (PUHCA), which broke up the trusts that … Continue reading Enron’s deregulation fight