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In Delaware, concern over “aggressive” electricity sales pitches

From The Wilmington News Journal: Attorney General Beau Biden is adding his voice to the concern about the “aggressive” way in which salespeople are asking Delaware residents to change their electric providers. That comes as New Castle County Police confirmed three arrests stemming from three men who allegedly were aggressively soliciting in a mobile home park on Wednesday. Deregulation of …

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Widespread complaints in Pennsylvania over electric deregulation

How’s electric deregulation working for Pennsylvania? Read for yourself, from a recent news report from WHTM in Harrisburg, PA: “Various delivery methods with the same message: Anger over electric bills that have doubled, tripled, even quadrupled.Tuesday’s example is from the Family Worship Center in New Kingstown, near Mechanicsburg. The electric bill for December was $1,423.11. But come January, the congregation …

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Deregulation costs Texas consumers over $22 billion

As we’ve written about before, Texas is a frequent poster child for electric deregulation. A recent report published by the Texas Coalition for Affordable Power shows Texans living in deregulated areas are paying much more for electricity than Texans living in regulated areas. Since 2002 (the year the Texas Senate deregulated the state’s electric market) consumers have overpaid for electricity …

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