The Next Next Greatest Thing: An Electric Cooperative Manifesto
22 Pages Posted: 8 Jul 2011
Electric Cooperatives are in crisis, owing to management scandals and environmental controversies. This paper argues that a return to fundamental cooperative principles is in order and can be accomplished without compromising the independence and flexibility enjoyed by management at these utilities. Suggested reforms include transparency and good-governance initiatives.
Keywords: electricity, energy, cooperatives, governance
JEL Classification: K23, L32, M14
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