Failure is an attractive option compared to the passage of any mandate forcing companies to offer energy conservation progams. In the end, the cost of implementing these programs will be paid by consumers anyway.
The Governor said, “We (the state) have the power to keep prices in check if we choose to do so,” I don’t think so.
We (the rate payers) have the power to keep prices in check if we choose to do so. It’s up to us. If we want competition we have to shop for cheaper electricity. If we want to continue to pay the 1996 rate then get ready for more government subsidies.