How Integrated Are European Electricity Markets?

Michael Giberson Georg Zachmann, writing at the EU Energy Policy Blog, asks, “How integrated are European electricity markets?” ¬†At least in the case of the German market, the answer seems to be not so much. (For comparison, here is a paper by John Bower that seeks to assess power market integration in Europe as of … More How Integrated Are European Electricity Markets?

When Should a Solar Power Installer Be Treated Like a Regulated Public Utility?

Michael Giberson In Arizona, solar power installation company SolarCity has been told it must be regulated as a public utility if it employs a financing arrangement it has developed, a “solar services agreement,” to sell its services to non-profit entities. Usually SolarCity builds solar power systems and provides financing and ongoing monitoring services, but doesn’t … More When Should a Solar Power Installer Be Treated Like a Regulated Public Utility?