How to Learn Cost of Service (If You Don’t Work at a Utility)

Read Bonbright; pet kitty; repeat. There are about 8,300 public utility commission staff at 50 states plus D.C. There are around 400,000 jobs in electric generation, transmission, and distribution, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (NAICS 2211). But not everyone engaged in energy issues comes from those traditional avenues. Changing environmental and social forces … Continue reading How to Learn Cost of Service (If You Don’t Work at a Utility)

Lawyers Don’t Science Good

According to a recent Washington Post article, "government lawyers don't understand the Internet." This assertion is only slightly less surprising than the ABA waiting 138 years to make sexual harassment an ethical violation. While government attorneys' misunderstandings about the Internet make for a pretty grievous set of examples, the problem isn't constrained to government attorneys, … Continue reading Lawyers Don’t Science Good