Play Ball. Electrically.

May 24, 1935: FDR pressed a gold telegraph key, and Crosley Field’s eight light towers turned on night baseball.

General Electric and Cincinnati Gas & Electric (now Duke Energy) designed and installed the light towers for the first night baseball game. Engineers painstakingly determined the tower positions.

Unwinding the Death Spiral

Rooftop solar, net metering, and the perils of utilityspeak.

The Sierra Club accuses utilities of trying to snuff out rooftop solar. Attorney Donald Sipe recommends RTO/ISO markets for natural gas.