Consumers asked to pay more next year for last year’s increases in utility costs

Michael Giberson A story from the Charlotte Observer provides a reminder of the speed at which useful information about the scarcity of resources percolates through regulated electric utility rates: “Duke to seek rate increases.” In brief, Duke Energy is requesting approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission to raise rates beginning September 2009 and continuing … More Consumers asked to pay more next year for last year’s increases in utility costs

How to write with confidence

Lynne Kiesling This is one of the best essays about writing that I’ve seen in a long time: How to Write with Confidence. Whether you write books, journal articles, blog posts or tweets, these suggestions are great.