You, too, can arbitrage the premium-midgrade-regular gasoline price spread

Michael Giberson At Overcoming Bias, Robin Hanson discovers he can save money by mixing premium and regular gasoline rather than buying the mid-grade product, and if you buy mid-grade gasoline for your car then you may be able to save money too. The opportunity to save depends on the relative octane ratings and prices of … More You, too, can arbitrage the premium-midgrade-regular gasoline price spreadMore You, too, can arbitrage the premium-midgrade-regular gasoline price spread

(Almost) Live from New Orleans, blogging the 2008 USAEE conference

Michael Giberson No, I’m not in New Orleans, but at the Morgan Energy blog, Cheryl Morgan is blogging about her experience at the U.S. Association for Energy Economics conference. She has been kind enough to respond to my questions, so be sure to read the comments. As of Friday morning: Live From USAEE 2008 USAEE … More (Almost) Live from New Orleans, blogging the 2008 USAEE conferenceMore (Almost) Live from New Orleans, blogging the 2008 USAEE conference

Project Better Place’s electric vehicle network, now coming to Hawaii

Lynne Kiesling One of the most interesting entrepreneurial developments in the past couple of years is Project Better Place, which has one of the most well-articulated corporate visions I’ve ever seen. Their business model: evolve beyond using oil-based transportation fuels by constructing a network of charging stations and battery swap stations for electric vehicles. Their … More Project Better Place’s electric vehicle network, now coming to HawaiiMore Project Better Place’s electric vehicle network, now coming to Hawaii