CEA’s Michael Whatley discussed the price disparity faced by New England residents with the CommonWealth Magazine.
Consumers in Massachusetts pay over 50 percent more for electricity than the national average. As a matter of fact, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) says that Bay State consumers pay the fourth-highest rate for electricity in the country. In all, the New England region has paid about $7 billion more for electricity the past two winters than other regions of the country with access to natural gas. And unless we take immediate steps to upgrade and expand our energy infrastructure, relief won’t be coming anytime soon.
Read more – CommonWealth Magazine