Pickens drops wind power from the Pickens Plan

Michael Giberson I’m quoted in a brief Marketplace radio news story on the new Pickens plan, in which Boone Pickens has dropped the wind power push and now just promotes public policies to induce switching vehicles to natural gas. Of course Pickens dropped wind power from his private investment plans about a year ago, when … More Pickens drops wind power from the Pickens Plan

Chinese government having trouble getting fuel prices right

Michael Giberson From the Financial Times beyondbric blog, some somewhat puzzling news from China about how the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices was leading to long lines at gasoline stations. In Beijing on Tuesday, long lines began to form around gas stations across the city. It was one of the first tangible signs of the … More Chinese government having trouble getting fuel prices right