Maryland’s Dysfunctional Residential Energy Supply Market explores how Maryland households have paid $255 million more than standard utility rates to third-party suppliers in the period 2014-2017. Low-income households appear to be affected disproportionately. A significant portion of energy assistance dollars wind up in the third party supply coffers instead of lowering bills for low income households. This report by Laurel Peltier and Arjun Makhijani was funded by the Abell Foundation.
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