Tres Amigas presentation

Michael Giberson Tres Amigas CEO Phil Harris recently gave a presentation about the proposed project to interconnect the Eastern, Western and Texas grids to folks at the Electric Power Research Institute: ADDED: Technology Review, “Superconductors to Wire a Smarter Grid,” explains the project with a little more description of the role played by superconducting technology … More Tres Amigas presentation

The key to Arizona’s energy future

Michael Giberson Via the Goldwater Institute in Arizona, this announcement of an event happening today, November 12 in Phoenix: Today three experts on electricity restructuring will be at the state Capital to talk about how Arizona could begin a restructuring process and how restructuring could encourage the use of more renewable energy. The discussion is … More The key to Arizona’s energy future

Designing federal programs that work

Michael Giberson From Government Executive: As Washington considers an overhaul of the nation’s health care system affecting roughly one-seventh of our economy, a critical question arises: How effective are we at crafting legislation that can be implemented? To answer this question, we partnered with Government Executive in 2008 to survey members of the Senior Executive … More Designing federal programs that work

Wholesale power markets for beginners – The New Hampshire view

Michael Giberson Granite Viewpoint provides an excellent brief introduction to wholesale power markets in New England, with a few New Hampshire specific details thrown in. (First line: “It’s 9:00 am, do you know what the bulk price is for electricity in New Hampshire?”)  At this introductory level the story told about ISO-NE is approximately the … More Wholesale power markets for beginners – The New Hampshire view