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Too Much Efficiency May Cost Utilities

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Too Much Efficiency May Cost Utilities

State utility regulators are discovering a delicate balance between energy efficiency and costs. Chris Nelson, vice chair of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission says there has been a push on consumers to conserve electricity use…

Nelson says that efficiency push can come back to bite the utilities…

Nelson says they have to make sure efficiency costs are not spread across all utility ratepayers…

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