US COAL FUTURE DIMS AHEAD

A massive shift in pricing for electricity and natural gas in the US may lie ahead. Short-term interests to bring back coal overlook the critical planning horizon for power generation has moved to five – 10 year terms. Electricity rate design is also undergoing renewed scrutiny by state commissions in conjunction with demand reductions and […]

Are we currently the masters of our own technology or are our roles reversing?

Are we currently the masters of our own technology or are our roles reversing?  Are we moving into more obvious evidence of our own lack of control over the new digital reality appearing in products, software, artificial intelligence, banking, automobiles in the marketplace with privacy challenges, new technologies, cleverness in lieu of compliance, and the unveiling of […]

Innovation Strategy -What Lies Ahead – Data for Emissions Monitoring – Is More Really Less?

By Michael Zimmer We are seeing an advancement in post-truth politics in the U.S., the EU and parts of Asia. While arising in politics this year, I am concerned that the interplay of technology with emissions monitoring could lead to similar results on environmental, science and public policy. Current behavioral research is indicating that many […]