My colleague Sudeep Reddy and I broke a series of stories regarding financial improprieties at the state electricity grid regulator, untangling a web of sham companies set up by insiders to rip off the agency. The stories won the 2005 Thomas L. Stokes Award for Best Energy Writing from the National Press Foundation. And, they proved to be a roadmap for subsequent felony indictments and numerous convictions. Back to Home Page.