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Utilities in Maryland should attract more low-income residents to energy savings programs, report says

May 8, 2023
High voltage electrical grid pylons crossing the St. Lawrence River

Low-income utility customers in Maryland pay more collectively for energy savings programs offered by utilities than they receive in benefits, according to the Office of People’s Counsel for Maryland, a state agency that advocates for residential utility consumers. All utility consumers statewide pay a surcharge on their gas and electric bills for EmPOWER, which is a mix of programs rewarding consumers who reduce energy consumption.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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