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Time to Embrace Renewables

By Michael W. Kahn | ECT Staff Writer Published: August 22nd, 2016

Consumers like renewables. Does your co-op? “We see in our membership a desire to embrace renewables in a prudent fashion,” said Tom Laing, vice president of research and member insights at TSE Services. “People are very sensitive to price, but they also believe renewables are an important part of the resource mix, and want us... Read more

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Time to Embrace Renewables

Published: August 22nd, 2016

Consumers like renewables. Does your co-op? “We see in our membership a desire to embrace renewables in a prudent fashion,” said Tom Laing, vice president of research and member insights at TSE Services. “People are very... Read more

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