New Jersey is not exactly the sunshine state, but solar panels spring up with help of state government

Michael Giberson Casually scanning a solar resource map wouldn’t naturally lead you to think that New Jersey would be a good candidate for solar power, but state government policies have resulted in it leaping into second place in PV installations (after California) in 2010. More PV was installed in New Jersey last year than in … More New Jersey is not exactly the sunshine state, but solar panels spring up with help of state government

Independent monitor finds no market abuse during ERCOT rolling blackouts on February 2

Michael Giberson The ERCOT independent market monitor (IMM) has released its report on the February 2, 2011 rolling blackouts. Excerpts from the report introduction are below, but let’s get to the meat of the matter. The IMM was asked (1) whether there was any evidence that market participants tried to manipulate the market for financial … More Independent monitor finds no market abuse during ERCOT rolling blackouts on February 2