December 2000


Consider outsourcing energy supplies

Users can avoid capital expenditures and save on steam and electricity costs

L. Maez, Vericor Power Systems, Alpharetta, Georgia       Comments? Write: Once it was unrealistic for small industrial companies to effectively outsource their energy supplies. The local utility could impose excessive backup charges, interconnect requirements or delays. Today, however, deregulation is taking firm hold of the U.S. power generation and transmission markets, while the quantity and reliability of energy supplies are being questioned. These trends are driving many companies

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