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Check Your Mail: Some Towns Are Switching Electricity Suppliers07:26

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If you've received what looks like junk mail from your city or town about your electricity recently, you might want to take another look before you toss it out.

Residents from around Massachusetts have been receiving these letters, saying their municipality is switching energy suppliers. Cities and towns are allowed to do this for their residents under state law, and in particular have been moving to more environmentally friendly power. However, sometimes that power comes at a cost.


Larry Chretien, executive director of the Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance. He tweets @larrychretien.

This segment aired on July 6, 2017.


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