Public Citizen was one of the first national organizations to blow the whistle on Enron's corrupt ties to government and document the failure of energy deregulation. Follow the links to read our extensive coverage of Enron's rise and fall, to find out why energy deregulation will never work in the United States and what types of reforms must be implemented to ensure consumers have access to affordable and reliable energy.
Click here for an update on the fines, settlements and disgorgement of ill-gotten gains imposed upon energy companies for causing the California energy crisis.
The fact that former Enron executives Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling have been found guilty will be little comfort to the company's shareholders and retirees who lost billions. Nor will it cheer consumers in the West, who lived through an unnecessary and manufactured "energy crisis" that stemmed from the freewheeling and corrupt energy trading system that Lay and Skilling helped create.
To view a chart detailing the collusion between Enron and Wall Street investment banks, click here
To view a chart detailing the fate of Enron energy traders, click here.
To view a chart detailing the fate of the Enron executives, click here.