Frontlines & Op-Ed

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DC power makes a comeback in this vision of neighborhood grids and fuel cells on wheels.

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Engineers Have Their Day

 

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Some thoughts on the battle to measure electricity consumption in real time.

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Meter Men?

 

 

Some thoughts on the battle to measure electricity consumption in real time.

How can something so simple as an electric meter bring governments, editors, and the utility industry to their knees?

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<b>California pays the bill, but who gets the blame- the feds or the fundamentals?</b>

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Prices Hit a Pique

California pays the bill, but who gets the blame- the feds or the fundamentals?

What did they know and when did they know it? That's what California consumers are asking utility regulators and system operators, now that the heat of summer has made a shambles of the state's vision of electricity competition.

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<b>Beware the transmission operator that is truly "independent." </b>

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Price Cap Follies

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<b>Never before have investors known less about what their company is up to. </b>

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What's a Utility?

Never before have investors known less about what their company is up to.

How many different types of "utility" companies can you name? Which ones would you trust the most to double or triple your investment nest egg? Which ones make you nervous?

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T+D Out, G+D In

Why not keep the power plants and sell off transmission instead?

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ISO Meltdown?

Some wanted to shut down New York's power markets. Then cooler heads prevailed.

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Scare Tactics

The Wall Street Journal is goading Congress to act. And it might just work, if the warnings come to pass.

On May 8 ISO New England predicted it would have enough electricity to meet peak demand this summer. But how much demand are you gonna see at $6,000 per megawatt-hour, which was the ISO's prevailing price that day from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m?