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Transmission Scheduling Trading Exchange Planned

Published: 26 July 2000

ID: G00191115

Analyst(s): Bill Swanton

Summary

Another Consortia Trading Exchange (CTE) was announced in the energy industry last week. American Electric Power, Carolina Power and Light, Duke Energy, and Unicom are planning a CTE to arrange transmission scheduling. Currently, companies trading energy must make separate transmission arrangements through 170 OASIS bulletin board sites across the country. Long distance transmission may require simultaneously scheduling through multiple independent nodes. The exchange is planned to be operational by year's end.

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