A Call to Elevate Electric Sector Cyber Security LeadershipIt's time for the leaders in the power generation business to step up and provide some leadership on cybersecurity
Clean Air Rules: Unintended Consequences Generator?A complex tangle of Clean Air Act rules is making life difficult for folks in the power industry, often seeming to go in different directions at the same time. It could get worse and here’s an attempt to make some sense of the confusion.
Creating Customer-Friendly Utility Communications
Make messages to customers simple, direct, and concrete to hit a response sweet spot.
FERC Proposes Regulatory Regime for Solar StormsWith the power industry already facing a completely new, government-mandated approach to cybersecurity, CIPS 5, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has launched another regulatory venture that will result in a new set of reliability standards—this one designed to protect the bulk power system from solar storms.
Financing U.S. Renewable Energy Projects in a Post-Subsidy WorldSubsidies for renewable energy projects, a mainstay of U.S. policy for 20 years, is coming to an end. What next?
Lessons in Innovation from Sir Edmund HillaryThe first conquest of Mount Everest was not just a triumph of the human spirit but also a classic example of solid project management and good leadership. Hillary's example offers sound lessons for today's business leaders.
The Management Intelligence of the OctopusAdaptive, creative, and flexible, the humble octopus has much to teach managers in the modern world.
Whistleblower Heartaches, Headaches and Heads Ups
Whistleblowers are a growing and difficult fact of life in large and important organizations, and mishandling them can cause organizational pain and financial penalty.