Consumer group: Electricity price-gouging feared until bids made public

By Jim Morris

Enron Corp.’s manipulation of the California energy market in 2000 and 2001 is notorious. Electricity bills soared and blackouts affected hu

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"… s, at five-minute intervals, the final prices paid by local utilities like Washington, D.C.’s PEPCO. “There’s a lot of transparency from our perspective,” She …"

A most favored corporation: Enron prevailed in federal, state lobbying efforts 49 times

By M. Asif Ismail

WASHINGTON, January 6, 2003 — Enron Corp., which ran a formidable lobbying machine in Washington and state capitals, gained favorable treatm

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"… ontributions to influential politicians, employing a nationwide network of lobbyists and building grassroots support for policy changes by bankrolling think t …"

"… n monopolized by utilities, to outside competitors. Enron, one of the main lobbyists for the legislation became the largest wholesale power marketer in the co …"

"… which had a subsidiary that generated power from wind, was one of the main lobbyists for the extension of the credit.The Commodity Futures Modernization Act, …"

"… ce federal policy. Even before Enron was formed, Lay had some success as a lobbyist. As president of Florida Gas Transmission in the mid-1970s, he pushed for …"