Utilities

Electricity Problems Are Bigger in Texas

Electricity Problems Are Bigger in Texas

Despite historic power vulnerability, state regulators failed to prepare for the winter storm of the century.

Cognitive Limits on the Value of Consumer Autonomy

Cognitive Limits on the Value of Consumer Autonomy

Cold weather spikes in Texas electricity prices reveal the risks of uninformed consumer choice in complex markets.

Energy Policy’s Orphaned Good Idea

Energy Policy’s Orphaned Good Idea

Lawmakers are missing an opportunity to support renewable energy infrastructure.

Washington State Adds Safety Rules for Trains Hauling Oil

Washington State Adds Safety Rules for Trains Hauling Oil

Railroads face new financial and signage requirements in the Evergreen State.

Keeping the Heat On in New York City

Keeping the Heat On in New York City

Proposed change to the city’s code would eliminate outdoor temperature as a determinant for heating.