Ex-NRC Member Touts Market-Based Energy Approach In Fla.

Law360, Miami (March 27, 2013, 7:52 PM EDT) -- A former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission member urged Florida legislators Wednesday to consider introducing competitive bidding into the state's energy market as they debate repealing the controversial Nuclear Cost Recovery Act that allows utilities to raise rates for the construction of nuclear power plants.

Peter Bradford, a former NRC member and current professor at Vermont Law School, told the Florida House of Representatives' energy and utilities subcommittee that regular competitive auctions would help “use competitive market techniques to discover what the real choices available to Florida...
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