Ed Burke http://ripr.org en RI's energy future needs Canadian hydro power http://ripr.org/post/ris-energy-future-needs-canadian-hydro-power <p>Our air conditioners have been working overtime in this steamy summer. Our wallets will be lighter when the electricity bills arrive. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says to stabilize power costs, Rhode Island needs to look north to Canada.</p><p>Flick the wall switch and the lights go on. Turn the knob; the stove heats up. Push a button; the air conditioner hums.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 18:07:49 +0000 Scott MacKay 19076 at http://ripr.org