Impact of electric rate increases on older adults

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Barbara Alexander and William Harwood answered a question about line losses.
Barbara Alexander and William Harwood answered a question about rate increases for capital investment vs. operational costs.
Barbara Alexander and William Harwood answered a question about if solar farms are benefiting consumers.

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AARP Maine hosted this Access Live event to discuss the pending increases to the cost of electricity for Mainers using Central Maine Power (CMP). This event featured William Harwood, Public Advocate for the State of Maine and Barbara Alexander, Independent Energy Consultant for AARP Maine. The proposed increase would increase user costs by 30%. They shared insights with callers on the potential impact of this increase. Participants asked questions regarding line losses and if solar farms benefit consumers.