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Utility watchdog, Chicago seek probe of Ill. power suppliers

From E&E EnergyWire, June 12, 2014: A utility watchdog group and the city of Chicago are asking state regulators to investigate a proliferation of consumer complaints about electricity deals offered by alternative suppliers. The city and Citizens Utility Board, a consumer advocacy group, say the request filed yesterday with the Illinois Commerce Commission was prompted by consumer reports of confusing …

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Electric deregulation: fact vs. fiction

(The following letter was sent by Steve Transeth of the Michigan Jobs and Energy Coalitionv via email to the members of the House Energy and Technology Committee) March 12, 2014 Dear Chairman Nesbitt and Committee members: On March 4, 2014, Rep. Mike Shirkey sent you a letter sharing what he characterized as the three key points for your consideration in …

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Separating the signal from the noise on Illinois

Recently, some advocates have circulated a report from Illinois on electric deregulation – a report that should be viewed with great skepticism. The report erroneously concluded that Illinois’ experiment with electric deregulation has been a great success. The claimed savings are grossly exaggerated and based on faulty projections. Fact after fact demonstrates that electric deregulation is a failure, especially when …

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