What is Deregulation?
Prior to the 1990s, every state in the United States regulated its energy industry. There was only one company (the local utility) that was responsible for all components of your energy service. Under deregulation, your local utility still exclusively manages the delivery of your power, but the supply, or generation, has been opened to competition for suppliers such as Viridian Energy to buy energy on the wholesale market, offer a selection of affordable, responsible energy products and then sell it to customers like you.
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