First Came Phone Deregulation. Is Electricity Next?
Crudele, John, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
Get ready for television ads like this one:
"Public Service Electric, the best place to buy your electric power. Don't be fooled by competitors' promises of cheap electricity. We will not be undersold. Shop other electric companies first. Then bring us your lowest quote and if we can't beat it, Public Service will give you three weeks of free power for your air conditioner. Call now."
Think it's bizarre? Well, some experts believe the day is coming when you will be able to pick an electric company the same way you pick an airline, supermarket or telephone company.
There won't be multiple wires coming into your house. What will happen is that variouos …
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Publication information: Article title: First Came Phone Deregulation. Is Electricity Next?. Contributors: Crudele, John - Author. Newspaper title: St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO). Publication date: July 18, 1994. Page number: 11. © 2008 St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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