Articles Electricity Deregulation


DEREGULATION

Definition-    The reduction of government’s role in controlling markets, which lead to freer markets, and presumably a more efficient marketplace.   Read more detail on the word Deregulation>>   financial-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com

 

MICHIGAN SHOULDN’T DEREGULATE ELECTRIC MARKET

www.detroitnews.com     By: David Mengebier 12:09 a.m. EDT April 1, 2015

When people talk about the energy that powers their lives, they usually say they want it to be safe and affordable, and to be there when they need it. They also expect basic fairness, whereby everyone pays their share to keep our communities and businesses running.

The company I work for, Consumers Energy, hears a lot about what Michiganians want. We provide energy to more than 6.6 million people who call Michigan home. We may serve your…Read more>>     www.detroitnews.com

 

SOME CUSTOMERS SAY THEY’RE ‘LEGALLY ROBBED’ BY DEREGULATED POWER  

america.aljazeera.com  March 26, 2015,  by David Martin and Adam May 

A growing number of states are deregulating their electricity; but some customers say their rates soar after signing up…Read more>>        america.aljazeera.com

 

MICHIGAN GOVERNOR RIGHT TO PRIORITIZE EFFICIENCY, COULD GO FURTHER ON RENEWABLES

ucsusa.org     March 13, 2015

Going Further on Renewable Energy Could Secure More Than $9 Billion in Capital Investments…Read more>>>     ucsusa.org

 

WHAT EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DEREGULATED ELECTRICITY MARKETS

theenergycollective.com      Posted January 21, 2014,  Authored by: Sarah Battaglia

Most people that deal with energy have heard of a deregulated electricity market.  Still, many find it difficult to differentiate it from a regulated market.  It can be a challenging concept to understand, but I’m here to explain the confusing parts and fill in any blanks…Read more>>       theenergycollective.com

 

 

2 STATES FEEL THE MARKET HEAT AS THEIR DEREGULATED NEIGHBORS REAP REWARDS

www.eenews.net   EnergyWire: January 29, 2014,  by Jeffrey Tomich

…In Michigan and Indiana, two states hoping to revive energy-hungry manufacturing sectors, pro-competition groups are working to reinvigorate debate over electric restructuring more than a decade after California’s electricity crisis and Enron Corp.’s collapse led many states to abandon the idea…. Read more>>  www.eenews.net

 

HIGH RATES HIT CONSUMERS AS GOLDMAN FINANCES DEREGULATION

www.bloomberg.com      Feb 23, 2012, By Darrell Preston

…The sale shows how deregulation in Texas backfired, driving up costs for those promised savings. Texans paid some of the lowest rates in the country before the changes, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Now they pay the fifth- highest electricity prices. The policy shift toward competition has also misfired in other states including California…. Read more>>      www.bloomberg.com