Energy News

Massachusetts Residents Speak Out Against Legislation to Block Energy ChoiceJune 7, 2023

Boston, MA (June 7, 2023) – At a Senate Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy Committee hearing on Monday, stakeholders and customers spoke out against two proposed bills, House Bill 3196, sponsored by Rep. Frank Moran (D-17th Essex) and Senate Bill 2106, sponsored by Sen. Brendan Crighton (D-Third Essex), that would close the residential competitive retail energy market in Massachusetts. […]

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Why Utility Rates Are So High: How Retail Markets Can HelpMay 10, 2023

Why Utility Rates Are So High: How Retail Markets Can Help With energy prices on the rise, monthly utility bills are catching many consumers by surprise. Rate shock occurs when utility rates increase so sharply that some customers struggle to pay their bills. Rate shock is stressful and disruptive to people’s day-to-day lives, wreaking havoc […]

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MA Customers Could Have Saved Nearly $200 Million on Energy Costs in April by Enrolling with a Competitive Retail Electric SupplierMay 3, 2023

BOSTON, MA (May 2, 2023) – Instead of encouraging electric utility ratepayers to save money by taking advantage of offers from retail energy suppliers that are below the utility’s rate in every territory across the state, today the Attorney General’s Office of Massachusetts recommended that the legislature eliminate the electric supply market for residential consumers. […]

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