Alternative Energy Report

To combat the changing energy landscape healthcare facilities need to develop a plan that typically entails a healthy and proper mix of fossil fuels, alternative energy, high performance buildings, and renewable energy.

Energy Deregulation

Before deregulation in the 1980s, the only option consumers had for their supply was their local utility; there was no choice. The government-regulated pricing and single-distribution source fostered a monopolistic marketplace. Once deregulation was approved, customers started benefiting from an open, free marketplace offering a choice in supplier and, ultimately, more competitive rates.