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Deregulation hasn’t led to lower costs in New Jersey

New Jersey deregulated its electricity market in 1999. Today, high electricity costs are a major concern in New Jersey – despite the rosy promises of deregulation’s supporters: If you ask businesses, one of the biggest drags on the state’s economy is higher energy costs. If you question consumer advocates, it is one of the biggest complaints they hear from utility …

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Failed Deregulation: New Yorkers Pay Too Much for Power

by New York State Assemblyman James Brennan (originally published in CityLimits.org, 12/6/2013) The retail price of electricity in New York State, at 19.57 cents a kilowatt-hour, is the second-highest price by state in the nation, after Hawaii, according to the United States Energy Information Administration. Con Edison, at nearly 26 cents per kilowatt-hour, is among the highest-priced electric utilities in …

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