What is electric deregulation?
Electric deregulation is the removal of governmental regulations from the industry to allow energy prices to fluctuate with market conditions. For deregulation purposes, the electric utility industry can be divided into three parts - generation, transmission and distribution.

Generation, or the manufacture of electricity, has been deregulated and is the only portion of the industry to be deregulated at this time. Transmission, or the moving of electricity from where it is made to where it is distributed, has been re-regulated. Distribution of electricity to the customer remains regulated (unchanged).

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1. What is electric deregulation?
2. What is the state of deregulation in New York?
3. Who monitors energy prices in this new market?
4. We hear a lot of discussion about deregulation not working in California and other western states. Why isn't it working?
5. What effect has deregulation had on Freeport Electric customers?
6. Has Freeport Electric raised its electric rates?
7. If my rate has not increased, then why is my electric bill increasing?