Arizona regulators consider electric competition

2013-06-29T13:01:00Z Arizona regulators consider electric competitionDavid Wichner Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
June 29, 2013 1:01 pm  • 

A decade after Arizona scrapped rules to open the state’s retail electric market to competition, state regulators are mulling a new move to allow consumers to choose their power providers.

The move would allow ratepayers to choose who supplies their power — though it would still be delivered by local utilities — and could offer consumers lower rates and more services.

But critics say any rate benefit would be outweighed by other risks.

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