Options & Pricing

Your options are as follows. National Grid and Eversource Basic Service prices are below for comparison.

  • If you want the lowest-priced option and you do not want any additional renewable energy, choose Power Choice Standard, which is the default program offering. All new National Grid and Eversource Basic Service customers in Bellingham will be automatically enrolled in Power Choice Standard, unless they choose Power Choice Green or opt out. 
  • If you want 100% renewable energy, choose Power Choice Green.
POWER CHOICE STANDARD December 2017 – December 2018 meter reads
Price 11.50 ¢/kWh* for residential, commercial/small business, and industrial/large business accounts
Renewable energy content Meets Massachusetts minimum renewable energy requirements.

This means:

  • 23.62% is generated by renewable and alternative energy sources to meet 2018 Massachusetts RPS and APS requirements. Includes a required 13% from newer renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs).
  • 76.38% is generated by a mix of natural gas, nuclear, oil, and other traditional energy sources.
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change to Power Choice Standard

Not enrolled in the program yet? Contact customer support.

 

POWER CHOICE GREEN December 2017 – December 2018 meter reads
Price 11.52 ¢/kWh* for residential, commercial/small business, and industrial/large business accounts
Renewable energy content 100% green energy with a focus on energy produced in New England. Power Choice Green increases the amount of electricity from newer renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs) from the minimum 13% required by the state in 2018 to 33% (learn about the Massachusetts RPS and APS).

This means:

  • 23.62% is from renewable and alternative energy sources in compliance with 2018 Massachusetts RPS and APC requirements. Includes a required 13% from newer renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs).
  • 20% is additionally from newer renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs), added voluntarily.
  • 56.38% is generated by wind projects outside of New England.
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change to Power Choice Green

Not enrolled in the program yet? Contact customer support.

NOTE: Prices for Power Choice Standard and Power Choice Green include a $0.001 /kWh administration fee. Program prices apply only to the electricity supply portion of your National Grid electricity bill. Delivery charges on your National Grid electricity bill are not affected by the Bellingham Power Choice program.

 

NATIONAL GRID BASIC SERVICE: 10.870 ¢/kWh residential
10.182 ¢/kWh commercial
10.327 ¢/kWh industrial
Renewable energy content Meets Massachusetts minimum renewable energy requirements.

This means:

23.62% is generated by renewable and alternative energy sources to meet 2018 Massachusetts RPS and APS requirements. Includes a required 13% from newer renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs).

76.38% is generated by a mix of natural gas, nuclear, oil, and other traditional energy sources.

Rate term May 1, 2018 – October 31, 2018 for residential and commercial accounts.

August 1, 2018 – October 31, 2018 for industrial accounts.

National Grid’s fixed Basic Service rates change every 6 months for residential and commercial accounts and every 3 months industrial accounts. View the most up-to-date Basic Service rates.

Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.
EVERSOURCE BASIC SERVICE: 11.397 ¢/kWh residential
11.403 ¢/kWh small business
12.266 ¢/kWh large business
Renewable energy content Meets Massachusetts minimum renewable energy requirements.

This means:

23.62% is generated by renewable and alternative energy sources to meet 2018 Massachusetts RPS and APS requirements.

76.38% is generated by a mix of natural gas, nuclear, oil, and other traditional energy sources.

Rate term July 1 – December 31, 2018 for residential and small business accounts.

October 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018 for large business accounts.

Eversource’s fixed Basic Service rates change every 6 months for residential and small business accounts and every 3 months for medium and large business accounts.

Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.