Private wires and the electric power industry you want

Michael Giberson The New Republic has an excellent article by Bradford Plumer about the current state of the electric power industry and the prospects of the industry achieving what diverse interests expect of it. (Yes, in TNR, who’d a thunk it?) The article highlights the political economy of regulated electric utilities and their immense lobbying … More Private wires and the electric power industry you want

Tres Amigas project proposes to connect Eastern, Western, and Texas power grids

Michael Giberson A high-profile, high-technology power project is making waves well beyond the small town of Clovis, New Mexico, where it has secured land for development. I’ve been telling my students and anyone else I can induce to listen to me for a few minutes (i.e., mostly just my students) that my new hometown of … More Tres Amigas project proposes to connect Eastern, Western, and Texas power grids