Lions and luminaries who led the changes in utilities.
A response to the letter to the editor by Ashley Brown in our February 2016 issue.
Vitriol is to exploit the public’s inclination to favor solar to make utilities pay an exorbitant political price to have policy decided on the merits.
Letters to the Editor: A response to the article by Charles Cicchetti and Jon Wellinghoff in our December 2015 issue
The alternatives may make more sense.
Part 2: Key choices on the way forward.
Part 1: How markets today are out of sync.
The regulator’s role in promoting cybersecurity for the smart grid.
State commissions can select from a toolkit of regulatory approaches to promote desired utility cybersecurity behavior. One approach is to allow the industry to selfregulate, and another approach is to leave the job to the federal government. But sofar, neither the industry nor the federal government have developed and implemented adequate standards for securing the smart grid. States can play a constructive role—albeit perhaps not in the form of traditional regulation.