At 02:58 AM 6/7/99 , Sharon Evans wrote:
>>I live in Oregon and have been reading over the past couple of months
>>(but have had no time to keyboard in) articles in the paper regarding a
>>"merger" between ScottishPower and the "i think?" Bonneville Power
>>Has anyone else heard of this merger? I'm wondering: Why Oregon?? Are
>>really English? How big $$$ wise is this outfit?
>No, they're really Scottish - England has different power companies for
the different regions (e.g. Yorkshire Electric, South West Electricity
Board, Midlands Electricity Board etc etc). Scottish Power provide power
for the whole of Scotland, so compared to an English electricity company
they are quite big.
Geographically perhaps. OTOH, the population of Scotland is quite small,
so most of the English utilities would probably have more paying customers.