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It seems unfair that smaller electricity consumers should be effectively subsidizing larger consumers but that is probably a function of political negotiating power.

It's protectionism/mercantilism. Charge the consumers and exempt the export earners (or avoid delocalising industry) by keeping their energy costs down. This is also why Europe's carbon pricing is dead (murder by shock doctrine).

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by eurogreen on Thu Jul 4th, 2013 at 07:12:22 AM EST
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