Options & Pricing

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

  • If you want the lowest-priced program offering and you do not want any additional renewable energy, choose Energy Choice Standard, which is the default program offering. All new National Grid Basic Service customers in Grafton will be automatically enrolled in Energy Choice Standard, unless they choose Energy Choice Green or opt out. 
  • If you want 100% green energy, choose Energy Choice Green.
ENERGY CHOICE STANDARD 9.104 ¢/kWh for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts 10.81 ¢/kWh for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts
Price term March 2017 meter reads – October 2018 meter reads October 2018 meter reads – October 2021 meter reads
Renewable energy content Meets Massachusetts minimum renewable energy requirements.

This means:

  • 23.62% is generated by renewable and alternative energy sources in compliance with 2018 Massachusetts RPS and APS requirements. Includes a required 14% 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 Energy Choice Standard
Not yet enrolled in the program? Contact Direct Energy to enroll at 1-866-968-8065.

 

ENERGY CHOICE GREEN 9.707 ¢/kWh for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts 11.21 ¢/kWh for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts
Price term March 2017 meter reads – October 2018 meter reads October 2018 meter reads – October 2021 meter reads
Renewable energy content 100% green energy with a focus on energy produced in New England. Energy Choice Green increases the amount of electricity from newer renewable energy projects in New England from the minimum 13% required by the state in 2018 to 33%.

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 Energy Choice Green
Not enrolled in the program yet? Contact Direct Energy to enroll at 1-866-968-8065.

NOTE: Prices for Energy Choice Standard and Energy Choice Green include a $0.001 /kWh administration fee. Program prices could increase as a result of a change in law that results in a direct, material increase in costs during the term of the electricity supply agreement. 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 Grafton Energy Choice program.

 

NATIONAL GRID BASIC SERVICE: 13.718 ¢/kWh residential
13.166 ¢/kWh commercial
14.761 ¢/kWh industrial in the SEMA load zone
12.866 ¢/kWh industrial in the WCMA load zone
Price term November 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019 for residential and commercial accounts.

November 1, 2018 – January 31, 2019 for industrial accounts.

National Grid’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. View the most up-to-date Basic Service rates.

Renewable energy content Meets Massachusetts minimum renewable energy requirements.

This means:

23.62% is generated by renewable and alternative energy sources, in compliance with 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.