Thanks to a little birdie for this!


Check out page 4.  So is that Wisconsin’s Russell Feingold?  Naaaaaaah, must be his alter ego…

Black & Veatch – 2012 Strategic Directions in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry

Keep in mind that this is a utility survey, so it is not a report on reality, it is a report on perceptions of the “captains of industry,” not the “captives of industry!”  Here’s what they’re concerned about (click to enlarge):


And an interesting one — I cannot comprehend how, in 2012, anyone involved in things electric would think that coal gasification would ever be viable (click to enlarge):

2012viablecleanenergyAnd my favorite — LOAD GROWTH (click to enlarge):