Energy Cost and Our Economic Future

Electricity consumption is strongly correlated to GDP, making it the single best physical indicator of overall economic activity in a country; in genera, productivity growth is greater the lower the real price of electricity. While the debate rages about long-term alternative fuel source to expensive imported oil - LNG and coal are most often on the agenda- it is important that stakeholders, including the electricity operator, the regulator, the policymakers and consumers (business and residential) implement doable short-term measures like more rigorous regulation, cost efficiencies and conservation.

Productivity Improvements at JPS Could Reduce Energy Prices

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