Lee Harrison

Contributing Writer

Lee Harrison has been writing about the environmental, technical, and business aspects of the power industry since 1978, when he worked as an editor at McGraw-Hill’s Electrical Week newsletter.  Since then he has been an editor for Business Week, a researcher with EPRI and a freelancer, writing articles for The New York Times, the EPRI Journal, T&D World, and other publications. He has also edited several books on environmental auditing.  Harrison holds a BS in engineering from Northeastern University in Boston and an MS degree in journalism from Columbia University in New York City. He is also a former writing instructor at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

 

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Accepting a Carbon Tax?

Regardless of politics or stand on global warming, many businesses are including a coming carbon tax into their long term planning....More
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Terrorism, Utility Communications, and the ‘Fog of War’

News of the recent continental-scale war game to determine how prepared the U.S. is for a massive attack on the grid included a statement about “fog....More
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