People like Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett say that the deregulation of energy will lead to the greatest transfer of wealth in our lifetime.
Everybody you know is already paying for these utilities already, the Monopoly is OVER! You now have a choice of who you pay your utilities to, you can even make money off your own bill. Remember back when everyone had to use AT&T for their long distance carrier? When the telecom industry deregulated is gave people like you a choice. Many people became extremely wealthy of that. Seize the opportunity!