Rewey, Christina; Burke, Kate
September 2006
State Legislatures;Sep2006, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p24
The article focuses on the increase in the price of electricity in the U.S. in 2006. It details the electric restructuring initiatives launched by state governments. It cites the solutions being considered by states to address the projected increase. State can push efficiency and conservation to help consumers save money by decreasing energy demand.


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