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Trend of the Day: Community Choice Energy Aggregation

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Michel Bauwens
20th February 2013


John Robb writes:

“In a small number of US states (Massachusetts, Ohio, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and California), it’s legal to create a community power company that negotiates for power from suppliers on the community’s behalf. This power company doesn’t run the grid, which remains in the hands of the existing utility. See: The Cape Light Compact for an example for how this works. The legislation that makes this possible is “Community Choice Aggregation.

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