By Chris Sikich | Indianapolis Star
Would competition slow the rapid rise of electricity bills? Wind farms are for this and say they can compete in an open market with coal and gas.
The current system, the alternative producers argue, denies them a home-grown market, creates big profits for utilities and contributres to rising electricity costs. Utilities, however, oppose the change, saying they are responsible for providing electricity and are therefore in the best position to make decisions on how to generate it.
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