Lierman & Washington: Switching utility companies means many low-income Marylanders paying more

If you have received a knock on the door or a call on your phone from an energy company other than a main regulated supplier such as BGE or Pepco, then you know that Maryland has a busy third-party retail utility market. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, regulators have prohibited utility shut-offs for families unable to pay their bills. However, just as the weather is beginning to turn and as students are staying at home to participate in school, the utility termination moratorium is scheduled to end — on Oct. 1. (Balt Sun)

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