When legislative leadership meets next week, it will choose among three bidders for a study that will examine the state's rising utility rates.
Statehouse sources this week confirmed that these three firms have responded to requests for proposals to do the study:
- London Economics International of Boston.
- Energy and Environmental Economics of San Francisco
- Energy Ventures Analysis of Arlington, Va.
It was unknown how much the firms priced the study, which some fear could be much more than the approximately $1 million that was estimated earlier this year.
Some lawmakers have . . .