It's "your turn" to set the agenda and share your views about conversations taking place in our region, from a newly-announced plan to put Metro back on track to the state of the gubernatorial race in Virginia.
Many rate-payers are on edge now that public utility regulators have cleared the way for the energy company Exelon to acquire Pepco. Some worry that the new company will raise rates and provide diminished customer service to those in the D.C. region. But solar power advocates have their own qualms about how these changes threaten the future of their community. We talk with the director of the Community Power Network about how the Pepco-Exelon merger may threaten the future of urban solar power generation in D.C.
- Anya Schoolman Executive director, Community Power Network
- Sandra Mattavous-Frye People's Counsel, District of Columbia
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