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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 141: Decisions or actions regarding rate design; adjustment to low-income rate discount

Section 141. In all decisions or actions regarding rate designs, the department shall consider the impacts of such actions, including the impact of new financial incentives on the successful development of energy efficiency and on-site generation. Where the scale of on-site generation would have an impact on affordability for low-income customers, a fully compensating adjustment shall be made to the low-income rate discount.