A U.S. House-Senate conference committee may remove a provision in present law that requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to buy electricity solely from its local distribution company. The...
DOD Electric Procurement Causes Industry Schism
competition can save customers and taxpayers money," said a WEP spokesman. "Allowing the Department of Defense to competitively procure its electricity is the right thing to do for taxpayers and the right thing to do for our military."
Jim Sims, a spokesman for the Geothermal Energy Association, said that no matter what happens with the competitive electric procurement provision this time, the "genie is out of the bottle." t
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