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Mark Jamison

How can Congress act more constructively on antitrust?

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Memorial Professor Mark Jamison hosted a panel discussion on how, if at all, Congress should change the way it handles antitrust issues — including through a number of bills put forward this year.

Mark Jamison

Taking the cryptic out of cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is a mystery to many of us. In this episode of From Florida, Mark Jamison provides a straightforward explanation of cryptocurrency’s origins, how it works, why it’s attractive to some investors, what regulators are looking at and implications of

Mark Jamison

Broadband questions yet to be answered in infrastructure bill

The Association of Telecom, Mobility, and IT Management Professionals (AOTMP) talks with Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison about broadband connectivity and accessibility in the infrastructure bill.  Read key broadband elements and Jamison’s suggestions for those who disperse funds in

Mark Jamison

Two Think Minimum | Mark Jamison on regulatory humility and antitrust

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison joined the Two Think Minimum podcast to discuss the Center’s work, regulation and antitrust. Hear what Jamison had to say on the Two Think Minimum podcast from the Technology Policy

Brendan Carr

FCC Commissioner to speak on expansion of 5G technologies at free UF event

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr will present at the University of Florida on October 6 about the national impact of 5G technologies as part of a speaker series from the Warrington College of Business Digital

Ted Kury

No easy decisions to ensure a resilient power grid

While there are steps utilities can take to harden the grid, there still are circumstances when the power will go out — especially during climate-driven disasters like wildfires and tropical storms. Public Utility Research Center Director of Energy Studies Ted

Ted Kury

Hurricane Ida turns spotlight on Louisiana power grid issues

The dismal state of power in Hurricane Ida’s wake is a distressingly familiar scenario for Entergy Corp. Louisiana’s largest electrical utility has grappled with other widespread outages after numerous previous hurricanes. Public Utility Research Center Director of Energy Studies Ted

One of the less flooded steets in downtown New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

Can burying power lines protect storm-wracked electric grids? Not always.

The good news when Hurricane Ida churned into Louisiana on Aug. 29, 2021 was that levees held up – especially those that were strengthened after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans in 2005. The bad news: In many places, power systems

Ted Kury

Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Action Plans at Educational Institutions

Public Utility Research Center Director of Energy Studies Ted Kury explains why institutional climate action plans are necessary to understanding the impact that a transition to a less-intrusive environmental footprint has on the way colleges and universities serve their communities. 

Mark Jamison

Floridians can’t afford to waste the broadband dollars Congress will send our way

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison explains why it’s critical for Florida to manage any part of the $65 billion in funding it may receive for broadband development that’s currently included in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure