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Variable Rate Ban Approved in Connecticut

As mentioned in a recent article, Connecticut’s legislature has introduced a bill designed to ban the sale of variable rate electricity products to residential customers. As of May 21, that…

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Wind Vision Report Shows Ambitious Targets

The US government continues to create lofty goals for the nation’s renewable energy future. Earlier this year, in April, the US Department of Energy published their Wind Vision report, announcing…

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Aggregation Pilot Evolving in New York

Several interesting new developments have surfaced in New York’s pilot community choice aggregation program. As the program moves from paper to implementation, several stakeholders are beginning to raise specific concerns…

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Maine Customers Face New Supplier Standards

In a move that is becoming more and more common in deregulated energy, Maine’s Public Utility Commission (PUC) has created a new standard disclosure form to accompany customer enrollments. The…

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New Bill to Allow Choice for Austin Customers

Relief and access to customer choice may be close at hand for customers in Austin, TX. Until now, no one receiving service from Austin Energy has had any option in…

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AGR Group Catches Renewable Energy Wave

AGR Group was a pioneer in the marketing of deregulated power and gas at the turn of the century, at the forefront of a movement toward energy choice and competitive…

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Renewable Energy Bridging Political Divide

In recent years, the topics of climate change and renewable energy have typically been major political platform issues, with one side denying the importance of carbon dioxide emissions and the…

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Pennsylvania Bill Proposes New Restrictions

Following the example of Connecticut, Pennsylvania State Representative Robert Godshall has proposed a new measure (HB 844) to implement numerous new restrictions on variable rate plans for residential and small…

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Los Angeles to Study Feasibility of Aggregation

The efforts of South Bay Clean Power have paid off. According to a recent article posted on their site, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted in favor…

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Connecticut Plans to Ban Variable Rates

Landmark legislation in the Connecticut Senate, proposed by Senate President Martin Looney, seeks to ban variable rates for residential customers within the state. Supporters of the measure claim that variable…

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