Comment Filed on Competition Task Force Draft Report to Congress

Lynne Kiesling On Friday the Mercatus Center filed a public interest comment, written by myself and Michael Giberson (the full comment in pdf form is at the link at the bottom of the page), on the Electric Energy Market Competition Task Force Draft Report to Congress. The Draft Report to Congress on Competition in the … More Comment Filed on Competition Task Force Draft Report to CongressMore Comment Filed on Competition Task Force Draft Report to Congress

Municipal Wifi in Tapei

Michael Giberson The NYTimes has a story on municipal WiFi, focused on Tapei, Tiawan. You get a sense of the story line from the title: “What if They Built an Urban Wireless Network and Hardly Anyone Used It?” That such a vast and reasonably priced wireless network has attracted so few users in an otherwise … More Municipal Wifi in TapeiMore Municipal Wifi in Tapei

Electric Power in Cameroon

Michael Giberson Reforming an African electricity company requires tough love, persistence — and a little luck. Just ask Jean-David Bile, a civil engineer in the central African country of Cameroon. Bile runs AES Corp.’s electricity operation in Cameroon, a national grid that is chiefly powered by two large dams and was formerly fully owned by … More Electric Power in CameroonMore Electric Power in Cameroon