northern pass http://ripr.org en To Stabilize Power Costs, Rhode Islanders Need to Look North http://ripr.org/post/stabilize-power-costs-rhode-islanders-need-look-north <p>Our&nbsp; air conditioners have been working overtime in this steamy summer. Our wallets will be lighter when the electricity bills arrive. Rhode Island Public Radio 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><p></p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:22:35 +0000 Scott MacKay 19167 at http://ripr.org