California Energy Crisis
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Discusses causes of the 2001 crisis. Contends that demand greater than supply was not the primary cause. Discusses several factors contributing to the mismatch between electricity supply and demand in California. These include large increase in population, increased use of computers, deregulation, market abuses and lack of State planning.
From the Paper:"ETIOLOGY OF THE CALIFORNIA ENERGY CRISIS: CAUSES
The mismatch between electricity supply and demand in California in 2001, wherein demand is outstripping the supply, is not the cause of the state's energy crisis. Rather, this mismatch is the energy crisis confronting California. The causes of the energy crisis, on the other hand, are those factors that contributed to the development of the mismatch between electricity supply and demand that became painfully apparent early in 2001.
Several factors contributed (and continue to contribute) to the mismatch between electricity supply and demand in California. A problem exists, however, with respect to defining one of these factors as the primary cause and relegating others to the status of secondary causes. As an example, one can cite the ..."
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