By John Farrell
Earth Day highlights the need for a sustainable energy future, and experience suggests that there are only three meaningful choices for communities trying to increase local control of a greener energy future. But the three policies - deregulation ("customer choice"), municipal aggregation ("city choice"), and municipal utilities ("city ownership") - are not equal. Two recent articles highlight the relative value of these policies quite clearly. The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) of Illinois, a nonprofit ratepayer … Read More
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