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 ELECTRICITY  COSTS       
 
 

 

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Electricity costs vary from State to State and within states.
 

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Electricity costs around the U.S. can vary depending on the State, location within the State and by local Electric Distribution Companies (EDCs). Electricity rates can be low if the facility is close to a hydro electric plant. Electricity rates can be very high when served by nuclear plants or oil in
California, Hawaii and the US Virgin Islands. 
 

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In many areas, electricity costs have increased following
deregulation
due the State PUCs granting power companies the
 right to recover "stranded  investments"  from their rate payers
(often called Transition Costs on the deregulated electricity  bills.). Many clients report their electricity costs increase by
10% to 15% following their State's deregulation of electricity
markets