Speaking of Jobs…

Michael Giberson Employment prospects must be looking up for economists with experience in electric power. Three times in the last week I have received unsolicited notices – first, from out West came an email hoping I could recommend someone with expertise in state utility policies; then a day later, from a friend and former manager, … More Speaking of Jobs…More Speaking of Jobs…

Do Utilities Love Cap-and-Trade?

Michael Giberson In a post titled “The $100 Billion Windfall: Why Utilities Love Cap-and-Trade“, Environment Capital notes the release of a new study by Point Carbon, financed by the WWF, which sought to estimate the “potential and scale of windfall profits in the power sector in selected countries (UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and Poland) during … More Do Utilities Love Cap-and-Trade?More Do Utilities Love Cap-and-Trade?

The Environmental Economics ‘lost Green Jobs Challenge’

Michael Giberson Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), co-sponsor of the proposed Clean Energy Tax Stimulus Act, says if Congress and the President don’t act fast to enact the bill, as much as $20 billion in investment will be delayed or canceled and and more than 100,000 jobs lost. At the Environmental Economics blog, John Whitehead says, “Show … More The Environmental Economics ‘lost Green Jobs Challenge’More The Environmental Economics ‘lost Green Jobs Challenge’