Tag Archives: electricity markets

Does decentralization make sense?

I attended The Sixth Annual Austin Electricity Conference last month, which included panels on decentralization (which I moderated), electricity business models, future grid design, and Mexican electricity market restructuring. My panel asked: Does decentralization made sense? We had  discussions about … Continue reading

Posted in presentations | Tagged , | Leave a comment

“Intro to Electric Power”: live in Austin, Feb 2014

Good news! I will be teaching “Intro to Electric Power” live in Austin, Texas, over three successive Fridays in February 2014.  You can attend in person, or you can watch via streaming video.  Either way, you’ll able to ask questions … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , | Leave a comment

“Intro to Electric Power” course now available on video

Great news! After 17 years teaching my “Introduction to Electric Power” course for lawyers, regulators, and accountants, I’ve brought it into the virtual world. Used to be, you had to travel to Austin and spent three days with me in … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Regulating the electricity market

In a recent blogpost, Professor James Bushnell  of the University of California, Davis, discussed Federal Energy Regulatory Commission actions against JP Morgan concerning their “creative” electricity market offer practices. By switching back and forth between offering and self-scheduling generator capacity, … Continue reading

Posted in commentary | Tagged | 1 Comment