Energy Costs in Rural Massachusetts

Does your electric bill have your eyes popping? You are not alone. New England residents — especially those in rural areas — are charged some of the highest rates for power in the country. So, what’s so different about rural areas? River Strong, the Associate Director of the UMASS Clean Energy Extension, Bill Stack, an efficiency expert with Eversource Energy, and Smith College Economics professor Susan Sayre provide Connecting Point host Carrie Saldo with some answers.