THE GERMAN DISEASE: COMING SOON TO A COUNTRY NEAR YOU?

Looks like the German Disease is coming to south east Mississippi thanks to Mississippi Power’s high cost electricity from lignite. POSTED ON OCTOBER 27, 2014 BY STEVEN HAYWARD IN ENERGY POLICY The cover of this week’s edition of The Economist, nearby, combines a lot into a little. Above all, it has a Monty Python reference. You can never go wrong with […]

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Electric Utilities Get No Jolt From Gadgets, Improving Economy

“The monopoly electric utility model is facing an existential crisis. From solar panels to LED lighting innovation and efficiencies are diminishing the demand fro kilowatt hours at the same time that fraccing reduces the need for capital investment. These secular developments will make growing earnings especially difficult for monopoly electric utilities in the years ahead.” […]

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