Entergy says it will join the Midwest ISO

Michael Giberson Entergy press release: New Orleans, La. – Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced today that, based on comprehensive review and analysis, it has concluded that joining the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) will provide meaningful long-term benefits for the customers of the Entergy operating companies. The Entergy operating companies will provide detailed analysis supporting … More Entergy says it will join the Midwest ISO

U.S. Attorney General: “It is evident that there are regional differences in gasoline prices”

Michael Giberson From the memo of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to the interagency Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force: Based upon our work and research to date, it is evident that there are regional differences in gasoline prices, as well as differences in the statutory and other legal tools at the government ‘ s disposal. I don’t … More U.S. Attorney General: “It is evident that there are regional differences in gasoline prices”

Why do customers want to prepay for electric power service?

Michael Giberson Why would a customer want to prepay for his or her electric power service? A summary by Oracle, from a white paper describing how smart meters can enable prepaid power plans, says: Prepayment is especially popular with customers who: Have difficulty coming up with money for all the deposits typically required to rent … More Why do customers want to prepay for electric power service?