In February, we wrote in our Sun Day blog about the “Waves of Disruption” sweeping over the electric utility sector. Those waves look as if they are gaining strength.
Numerologists believe that the numerical sequence 111 is a sign of a golden opportunity, a doorway opening up. It may be just a coincidence, but the proposed new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule for reducing emissions from existing power plants falls under section 111 (d) of the EPA's Clean Air Act.
“Democracy by coincidence” is a phrase that researchers at Princeton and Northwestern universities coined in a study about political influence. The phrase describes a situation in which ordinary citizens get what they want from government only when they happen to agree with the position of economic elites or interest groups representing business interests.