Smart Grids – Creating Transparent Markets

Blog, Energy, Les Routledge

Lawrence Solomon continues to vocalize on his views that smart grids are an uneconomic, politically motived fantasy. Instead of seeing the potential for Smart Grids to usher in competitive, market-based pricing for electricity, he appears to believe that we are best served with the current rigid system where it is quite difficult to balance supply and demand.

Perhaps clarifying some of the assertions from his most recent post can help people understand the situation more clearly.

Do Not Let The ‘Cure’ Destroy Capitalism

Worth A Look, Regulation, Frontier Centre

As governments continue to determine how many restrictions to place on markets, especially financial markets, the destruction of wealth from the recession should be placed in the context of the enormous creation of wealth and improved well-being during the past three decades. Financial and other reforms must not risk destroying the source of these gains in prosperity.