Energy News

Benefits of Competitive Electric Vehicle Charging Markets, Part IJuly 26, 2023

To Support EV Growth, Keep Utilities Out of the EV Charging Business Guest post by: Frank Lacey Electric vehicles (EV) are poised to fundamentally change at least two different industries – the automobile industry and the industry around “fueling” the cars.  We have already seen the beginning of the automobile transition.  It’s not possible to […]

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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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