Lowell is looking to tap a state law to help about 30,000 local households and businesses save money on their electric bills. The city recently adopted a plan allowing it to make bulk power purchases for city consumers if it can negotiate rates with suppliers below those charged by Lowell’s regular electricity provider, National Grid. The “municipal aggregation plan” requires approval by the state Department of Public Utilities.
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