Reading Energy News on a Friday Afternoon

Michael Giberson The Washington Post ran a good story on gasoline prices on the front page of today’s edition. But the following sentence caught my eye, and raised perhaps imponderable questions: “In the absence of a clear explanation, members of Congress have jumped into the fray.” After enough members of Congress jump into a fray, … More Reading Energy News on a Friday AfternoonMore Reading Energy News on a Friday Afternoon

Electric Rates Keep the Wizards Up Late in Maryland

Michael Giberson There was a time when the economics of public utilities was probably the sleepiest of back corners of practical economics. People went into utility economics for the same reasons that widows invested in utility stocks: so they could sleep soundly at night. No so much anymore. As luck has it, retail price caps … More Electric Rates Keep the Wizards Up Late in MarylandMore Electric Rates Keep the Wizards Up Late in Maryland