On This PageJune 2002, No. 178a

Midwest Infrastructure: Shaping Electricity Policy (Special Issue)
Last Updated: 05/21/02
A recent Chicago Fed conference on electricity policy highlighted the importance of investment in generation and transmission capability. Furthermore, moving toward a less regulated and more market-oriented system will require the coordinated development of a regional transmission infrastructure. Developing or adapting institutions to guide this regional approach is a clear challenge to policymakers.