Energy News

New Report Finds Retail Energy Key to an Affordable Clean Energy TransitionJuly 14, 2023

Washington D.C. – A new report finds that consumers in states with restructured energy markets are better off than states still holding onto the monopoly utility model. States that allow competition are also better positioned to support the transition to clean energy, consumer adoption of electric vehicles and reduce carbon emissions without relying on ratepayer […]

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Anti-Competitive Provision Removed from Virginia BillJuly 6, 2023

On July 1st, Governor Youngkin of Virginia signed the Virginia Electric Utility Regulation Act, HB1770/SB1265. In its initial proposal, HB1770 and SB1265 contained language that would have essentially eliminated retail competition and customer energy choice. If enacted, such an action would have raised electricity costs for Virginians, stifled innovation in the state’s electricity markets, handed […]

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The Post and Courier: Competition in SC’s electricity market would benefit customersJune 20, 2023

Link to full article: Commentary: Competition in SC’s electricity market would benefit customers | Commentary | South Carolina is in the spotlight following a recent report from Brattle Group on possible changes in the structure of the state’s electricity market. The report outlines estimates that “South Carolina’s electric customers could save anywhere from a […]

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