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Electric generation prices in August were at their lowest point since August 2004, twelve years ago

Electric generation prices are down 15.7 percent since 2011. Prices are down 19.7 percent since 2008.

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Strategy to Mitigate Risks of Catastrophic Events

Grid Assurance is a coalition of six major U.S. utilities dedicated to providing a cost-...

“We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike.” Maya Angelou.

Coops’ customers are increasingly suburban rather than exclusively rural. What’s driving this...

Survey of consumer advocates identifies areas of agreement and disagreement

This article summarizes perspectives on both sides of the demand charge issue. Based on this...

Headed EEI for a Dozen Years

William McCollam, Jr., the president of the Edison Electric Institute from 1978 to 1990, died...

We talked with Bob Catell, former deputy chairman of National Grid plc.

Bob Catell was formerly chairman and CEO of KeySpan Corporation, the former Brooklyn Union Gas....

Essential in the 20th Century, and in the 21st

World economic growth over the past two centuries was powered largely by fossil fuels. More than...

June’s Meeting

Each year the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices convenes governors’...

Closure of a Perfectly Decent Nuclear Power Plant

Prematurely closing a nuclear plant because of the inflexibility of solar and wind generation is...

Stand as a Champion

Do you stand strictly in defense of the way things are as good enough? Or are you a strategic...

Co-op Approach in Energy Efficiency

Co-ops have the freedom to explore creative ways to enhance energy efficiency. Two forward-...

We’ll Soon Hand You the Baton

The pasts and futures of automobiles and electricity are remarkably similar. They first inspired...

Reforming the Regulatory Advocacy Process

State legislators must be mindful that the customer base is evolving. We will need to reassess...

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