Harry- Most electricity prices are set by state commissions. These commissions ignore the lower costs associated with reduced production and the resulting increased profit margin of the utilities they regulate.
The utilities love that combination of lower cost and higher profit margins, with no competition. Bob Cook ________________________________ From: H LV <hveeder...@gmail.com> Sent: Saturday, March 3, 2018 8:48:01 PM To: email@example.com Subject: Re: [Vo]:Amazing and overlooked: the big picture of Grid Energy in the USA Bob, do you think the ultility companies are keeping demand depressed by keeping prices high in their favour? Harry On Sat, Mar 3, 2018 at 8:13 PM, bobcook39...@hotmail.com<mailto:bobcook39...@hotmail.com> <bobcook39...@hotmail.com<mailto:bobcook39...@hotmail.com>> wrote: My local utility currently charges me about $100 per year to feed electricity to them which they sell at their regular rate. The politicians for some reason allow such an unfair practice.