Lynne Kiesling Well, I must have crossed to the dark side too, because I would have like to attended the FERC technical conference today that Mike mentioned in his post below. However, since I couldn’t do so, as a substitute I offer this Reason Public Policy Institute study that Adrian Moore and I wrote on … More Competitive Electric Transmission … More Competitive Electric Transmission
Michael Giberson In other FERC news, Platt’s is reporting that Chairman Pat Wood said the Commission would soon approve a policy statement to encourage transmission owners to either join regional transmission operators or completely divest their transmission to a third party. Wood told Platts Monday that the agency at its Dec 15 open meeting will … More FERC’s Transmission Pricing Policy … More FERC’s Transmission Pricing Policy
Michael Giberson Maybe it is a sign that I have a warped soul, or perhaps I have gone over to the dark side. Whatever. In any case, what sounds really interesting and fun to do today would be attending a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission technical conference on Transmission Market Power and Barriers to Entry. Alas, … More Transmission Market Power And Barriers To Entry … More Transmission Market Power And Barriers To Entry
Lynne Kiesling The Supreme Court is hearing the interstate wine shipment case today. Two widely-read newspapers opine on the matter, and both agree: free the grapes! From the USA Today: The wine issue is not just a narrow legal one, but part of a broad pattern of state laws designed to shield well-connected industries from … More Free The Grapes! … More Free The Grapes!