The Perryman Group was recently asked to examine the potential economic benefits of statewide competition in the Florida electric power market. Outcomes in other areas which have increased competition (fully adjusted for Florida economic and demographic patterns) were used as a basis for estimating the potential benefits.
Dr. Perryman describes the structure of natural gas purchase and usage in the state and how it could be adjusted to help prevent future outages.
Decreased electric demand has strong implications for infrastructure development.
Dr. Perryman reflects on Jack Welch's life and career at GE, and how his legacy created a template for the modern CEO.
In the wake of heightened tensions with Iran, Dr. Perryman says we need to be on guard for a possible cyber attack on our electric grid.
After a Vermont power plant was said to be hacked, many raised the question of what would happen if someone were to take control of the electric grid. Dr. Perryman takes a look at the possibility.
The recent extreme winter weather is unprecedented in Texas. Records were shattered, and the cold lingered for a spell. Most people had to deal with power outages (sometimes for days in freezing temperatures) and millions had no water (again for an extended period). The resulting stress and suffering defies measurement, particularly coming on the heels of a year of COVID-19.