From Courthouse News Service:

Meanwhile, Devin Hartman, director for energy and environmental policy with the libertarian group the R Street Institute, praised the effort as a way to increase choice and address something those from his school of economic thought have long taken issue with: heavily regulated monopolies.

“We’re looking to coordinate unorthodox power sources, to do that you need a healthy marketplace,” he said, suggesting an open marketplace could also address calls for more innovation and renewable energy. “The solution is the energy system of the future that gives consumers more control.”