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Lt. Gov. McKee Announces Energy-Shopping Info Sessions in Cumberland, Warwick

PROVIDENCE, RI Next week, Lt. Governor Dan McKee will partner with municipal leaders in Warwick and Cumberland to host Empower RI information sessions to help ratepayers safely shop for alternate electricity suppliers and save on their electric bills.

During the information sessions, members of Lt. Governor McKee's staff will be available to answer questions about Empower RI (, an energy-shopping website McKee helped launch in 2016. Staff members will also demonstrate how ratepayers can switch their supplier online and circumvent National Grid's rate increase set to go into effect on October 1st.

The sessions are free and open to the public. Residents wishing to learn more are asked to bring their most recent electric bills to one of the following sessions:

-Pilgrim Senior Center, 27 Pilgrim Pkwy, Warwick on Tuesday, September 12th from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. -Cumberland Town Hall, 45 Broad Street, Cumberland on Wednesday, September 13th from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with Mayor Bill Murray

Over the next several weeks, the lieutenant governor's office will continue to host Empower RI information sessions across the state.

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