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By Protecting Utilities, We Make Communities Vulnerable

“Revenue Decoupling” programs are the latest in a long series of egregious schemes designed to protect the electric-utility industry. The real name for such programs should be “Revenue Guarantees”. As residents of a community begin to suffer from higher electricity costs, the most powerful tool they have is to reduce energy use. But  with a revenue decoupling law, the savings enjoyed by one resident are simply billed to the other residents.

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