New Economist Smart Grid Article

Lynne Kiesling This week’s Economist has an outstanding and thorough article on the current status of smart grid investments in the electricity industry. It surveys recent developments from a international perspective as well as focusing on some of the specific developments in the U.S. It highlights the peak demand reduction and renewables integration benefits that … More New Economist Smart Grid Article

Oligopoly in Alaska’s Wholesale Gasoline Market

Michael Giberson Last year, as crude oil and gasoline prices went on their wild ride, gasoline prices in Alaska took a somewhat different path than prices in the lower 48 states.  For years, average prices in Alaska were about the same as the U.S. average price.  Higher costs of delivery in Alaska were mostly offset … More Oligopoly in Alaska’s Wholesale Gasoline Market