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Upcharge: Hidden Costs of Electric Utility Monopoly Power

Upcharge: Hidden Costs of Electric Utility Monopoly Power

Full Title: Upcharge: Hidden Costs of Electric Utility Monopoly Power
Author(s): John Farrell
Publisher(s): Institute for Local Self-Reliance
Publication Date: June 1, 2024
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Description (excerpt):

The pairing of private, monopoly profits with the essential public service of electricity delivery has become too costly: to the climate, to consumers, to independent businesses, and to democracy. The problem is utilities abusing their platform monopoly power and the solution is independent, publicly accountable operation of the distribution of electricity.

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