The John Locke Foundation and the NC WARN environmental advocacy group joined forces Wednesday to sponsor a two-hour forum touting the benefits of increased competition in providing electricity to North Carolina consumers.

Click play below to hear comments from: JLF’s Jon Sanders; NC WARN chief executive officer Jim Warren; David Schnare, senior fellow for energy and environment at the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy; Shawn LeMond, managing partner of the Sustainable Energy Community Development Company; Satana Deberry, executive director of the N.C. Housing Coalition; and Mark Cooper, senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Vermont Law School Institute for Energy and Environment.