Deregulated electricity costs Albertans more

A decade ago, Alberta allowed consumers the option of buying electricity from private companies. Those that took the plunge, roughly 30% of Albertans, are now facing significantly higher energy costs than those who stuck with the provincial regulated option. In some cases, energy costs are double what the public sector is charging. Read more in the Edmonton Journal. 

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