PUF's Where's Energy

Commissioner Mindy Herman

Excerpted from August’s Public Utilities Fortnightly cover article on the Maryland PSC:

“I have an extensive background in the industry. I started right before law school. It was hard to get a job back in the early eighties, but I got a job as a Xerox girl at a law firm.

Three Transmission Projects to Complete

Excerpted from August’s Public Utilities Fortnightly article by United Power CEO Mark Gabriel, former WAPA Administrator, on page 20:

“With even the simplest transmission project taking a decade or more, we should take some specific, short- and medium-term actions. …  So, what projects do I believe can and should be done today? Rebuild the seven AC/DC ties between the Eastern and Western grid. At a cost of roughly thirty million, this project could be complete in less than eighteen months.

Chair Stanek's Legacy

Maryland PSC Chair Stanek, excerpted from August’s PUF:

“With three years of my term now over and two years remaining, I’m beginning to think about the legacy I want to leave behind. I’d like to think I’ve implemented a number of efficiencies in terms of case processing, order writing, and improving the responsiveness of our customer-facing operations.