Colorado Merchants Have Pricing Freedom

Flooding in Colorado has caused damage across nearly 2,000 square miles of the state. While many businesses are chipping in to help people affected, some people are concerned that lack of a state anti-price gouging law leaves consumers exposed to unjust price increases. A Denver Post story begins: Flood-ravaged Colorado is one of only 15 … More Colorado Merchants Have Pricing Freedom

Something Not-so-funny Happened on the Way to the Smart Grid: Xcel, Boulder and the Colorado Puc

Michael Giberson Four-and-a-half years ago I relayed on these pages Xcel’s announcement of its Smart Grid City project. It was exciting stuff, I thought, and I said it “should prove to be a very useful project.” (See also Lynne’s post on a NYT‘s article discussing the project.) It has proven useful, but not entirely in … More Something Not-so-funny Happened on the Way to the Smart Grid: Xcel, Boulder and the Colorado Puc