David Holt, Consumer Energy Alliance President explains how the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) is costing consumers billions of dollars.
“These outdated requirements are forcing consumers in Wyoming and elsewhere to pay more for power they don’t need.
For instance, in Wyoming, PacifiCorp’s levelized avoided cost rates for 15-year contract terms show a decrease of approximately 50% from 2011 through 2015. In plain language, the current PURPA rules prevented utilities from saving money and from passing those savings on to consumers.”
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