Today’s high electricity rates, accompanied by the increasing frequency of power outages with extended electrical service recovery times, are the consequence of three failures in the WAPA propane promise of lower electricity rates.

The fatal flaws were discovered while performing due-diligence through direct observations and information gathered when I served as a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Subject Matter Expert (“SME”) in renewable energy and power generation to the Water and Power Authority from September 2018 to February 2019.