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Journalist for nearly a decade with keen interest in local energy policies for cities and national efforts to facilitate a renewable revolution. 

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The potential for flexibility offered by this FERC decision could lend a crucial hand in electricity demand response for grid operators. The increased competition will undoubtedly lower electricity prices while helping to reduce the likelihood of necessary power outages. Are there any downsides to this FERC decision for the consumer?

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Bob Meinetz on Nov 2, 2020

"The increased competition will undoubtedly lower electricity prices while helping to reduce the likelihood of necessary power outages."

Christopher, before the much-anticipated "energy transition" there were no necessary power outages. For consumers, it was a woeful time of low electricity prices and reliable electricity, of providers serving the public interest and not their own bottom lines.

Would a more accurate term be the "energy regression"?

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