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Electricity and Markets

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Electricity and Markets

Electricity and Markets

Electricity and Markets

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Critics say California created its own power crisis with a deregulation plan that let wholesale prices rise and fall without letting retail prices follow. Proponents of deregulation say it works when all players take part in the give and take of market supply and demand. NPR's Emily Harris reports.