What is deregulation?

Before we can understand deregulation, we need to know why there is regulation. In the early 1900’s, it became accepted that there were certain industries that were better suited for what would be called “natural monopolies”. Industries such as the railroad and electric utilities were business models that displayed incredible…

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Price volatility

Most people are aware that market prices move due to buying and selling. Electricity and natural gas markets are no different as these commodities are capable of being bought, sold and traded. There are however many factors that play key roles in the supply and demand for electricity and natural…

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