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Wisconsin Manufacturers Call for Retail Choice

Large electricity users are lobbying Wisconsin state regulators to allow for 3rd party electricity competition for the state. Wisconsin currently has the highest electricity rates of any Midwestern state, and is above the US average for all electricity users. Wisconsin regulators began considering electric competition in 1994 but closed the docket in 2000, deciding not […]

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Obama pushing for more clean energy choices for consumers

US President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a Clean Power Plan event at the White House in Washington, DC, August 3, 2015. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing back against fossil fuel interests, President Barack Obama is pressing to give ordinary Americans more power to choose what kind of power they use. The president, […]

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80% of Businesses Choose Competitive Electricity Retailers in Deregulated Areas

About 17.1 million North American residential consumers (44 percent of those eligible) and most large business consumers (80 percent) have exercised their right to choose their own electric retail service providers, according to the Annual Baseline Assessment of Choice (ABACCUS), a report released by the Houston-based consulting firm Distributed Energy Financial Group (DEFG). About 39.2 million electricity customers in North […]

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Energy Aggregations: Lower Prices, Higher Cost?

Your organization’s electricity contract is set to expire, and you have to make a decision soon.  You’ve been told that you’ll get the best deal if you join a regional energy aggregation that already has a membership made up of around 20 organizations like yours.  You’ve also been assured that the size and membership of […]

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