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Blown Away: Wind Farming Gets a Boost

A Rhode Island-based renewable energy company, Deepwater Wind, reached a major milestone this summer with “steel in the water” for the first foundation of a U.S. offshore wind farm. The…

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Trainer Takes Pride in Teaching the ‘AGR Way’

Traevon Barnes spends his days at the AGR Nevada call center mentoring new employees and conveying the principles of the “AGR Way.” It’s a successful formula that’s hard to argue….

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Farmer’s Almanac Forecasts A Harsh Winter

The Old Farmer’s Almanac hit shelves late in August this year, and brought with it a prediction of another rough winter in 2016. Though admittedly unscientific, the Old Farmer’s Almanac…

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Illinois Retail Energy Proves to Be Successful

The Illinois Commerce Commission’s Office of Retail Market Development (ORMD) recently released its 2015 Annual Report, which summarizes enrollment statistics for Illinois’s Energy Choice Program. Illinois was a relatively late…

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Maryland Steps Up Efficiency Measures

Following in the footsteps of nearby Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Maryland’s Public Service Commission has announced an ambitious energy efficiency goal. Maryland’s current efficiency program has caused a decline in…

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Recent Studies Prove Deregulation Success

A new white paper published by the Compete Coalition shows that introducing competitive retail energy markets has paid off significantly over the last 20 years. Starting in the mid to…

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Ontario Considers Ban of Door-to-Door Sales

The Ontario Energy Board has published a report concerning performance under the 2010 Energy Consumer Protection Act, and results have been found unfavorable. The ECPA was meant to spell out…

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Rhode Island Approves Consumer Bill of Rights

Following in the footsteps of several other northeastern states, Rhode Island’s House of Representatives has approved an electricity consumers’ bill of rights. This new consumer protection statute will require several…

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AGR Group Announces Pro Partnership

AGR Group has teamed up with Community Choice Partners in providing professional services to municipal governments embracing green-energy oriented aggregations. Below is our recent press release: LAS VEGAS – AGR…

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California Opens More Space in Direct Access

As mentioned in our previous article, a bill was introduced in California to reopen additional space in the Direct Access program. We have good news: An amended version of the…

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