Colorado Wind Power and Regulatory Logic

Michael Giberson I’m having trouble following the logic of the utility regulatory staff in Colorado on the issue of wind power, at least as described in the Denver Post article. Xcel Energy has a popular program through which they sell windpower at a premium to some of their customers — “more than 34,000 Colorado participants … More Colorado Wind Power and Regulatory LogicMore Colorado Wind Power and Regulatory Logic

I, For One, Welcome Our New Ticket Overlords

Michael Giberson Steven Pearlstein’s column in the business pages of today’s Washington Post takes note of Ticketmaster’s growing efforts to become the officially-sanctioned secondary market for an increasing number of teams, venues, and performers. As we have mentioned here before, active secondary markets for tickets can be a good thing for consumers as well as … More I, For One, Welcome Our New Ticket OverlordsMore I, For One, Welcome Our New Ticket Overlords