Amazon Ebook Controvery Persists: Update

Lynne Kiesling A quick update on the Amazon ebook controversy that continues to roil since my earlier posts on resale price maintenance and on price discrimination. This Technology Review article covers much of the same territory that I did in those posts, with some links to additional author sources, and Simon Owens at Bloggasm has … More Amazon Ebook Controvery Persists: Update

The Networked Grid: 100 Movers and Shakers

Lynne Kiesling I am pleased and honored to be included among Greentech Media’s 100 movers and shakers in smart grid, thank you very much! This is a list of wonderful people, with many of whom I’ve worked over the past five years during the development of smart grid interoperability principles — including economic market design … More The Networked Grid: 100 Movers and Shakers

Why is Idaho Power Paying Its Customers?

Lynne Kiesling KP readers know the answer to that question: reducing peak demand, load shifting across time, better capacity utilization. But there’s a bit more to it, as you can see in the New York Times article on Idaho Power’s rebates to their customers for reducing their irrigation during peak hours, as well as allowing … More Why is Idaho Power Paying Its Customers?