Watching the World: California dimming

The dimming of the lights in California earlier this year has provided a salutary lesson for European lawmakers now contemplating how to introduce legislation to guarantee security of energy supplies, while at the same time liberalizing the market. They know they have this one chance of getting it right.Advice is flowing in from all sides. Consumer organizations are having their say; the generators are, to use a labored pun, plugging their case; and the oil and gas companies are standing with a foot in each camp.For the European Commission in Brussels a major issue is the increasing dependence on external suppliers to support continued economic growth.Europe's dependency on imported g...

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