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Challenge Deregulation

Public Citizen has strongly challenged electricity deregulation. Depsite consumer opposition to deregulation and the hard lessons learned in California, 23 states have "restructured" their electricity sectors. As a result, prices in deregulated states are higher and continue to climb faster than states that remained regulated, as wholesale competition has failed to materialize.

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The Failure of Electricity Deregulation: History Status and Needed Reforms (10/08)

Blackout Demonstrates Vulnerability of Nuclear Plants and Failure of Electricity Deregulation (9/03)

Blind Faith: How Deregulation and Enron’s Influence Over Government Looted Billions from Americans (12/01)

Electric Utility Deregulation and the Myths of the Energy Crisis (12/01)

It’s Greed Stupid!Debunking the Ten Myths of Utility Deregulation (1/01)

Disastrous Deregulation (12/00)