Options & Pricing

Your options are as follows:

  1. If you do nothing, you will be automatically enrolled in the Standard Offering, which gives you 100% green energy from renewable energy projects that are primarily outside of New England.
  2. If you want 100% green energy and you want more of your energy to come from local, newer New England renewable energy projects, you may choose the Greener Option.
  3. If you choose to opt out, you will remain on Eversource Basic Service.

Scroll down for pricing details for the Standard Offering, the Greener Option, and Eversource Basic Service.

Please note: These prices apply only to the electricity supply portion of your bill. Delivery charges are unaffected by the Greenfield Light & Power program.

STANDARD OFFERING January 2017 – January 2018 meter reads
Price 8.041 ¢/kWh** for residential, small business, and medium and large business accounts
Renewable energy content 100% green energy.

This means:

78% generated by wind projects outside of New England

22% generated by a required mix of clean energy sources to satisfy the Massachusetts Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (APS).

Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

 

GREENER OPTION January 2017 – January 2018 meter reads
Price 8.534 ¢/kWh** for residential, small business, and medium and large business accounts
* To choose the GREENER OPTION, call Public Power at 1-800-830-2944 *
Renewable energy content 100% green energy with a focus on energy produced in New England.

Specifically, the Greener Option increases the amount of electricity from new renewable energy projects in New England from the minimum 12% required by the state in 2017 to 32%.*

This means:

20% is generated by newer wind projects in New England (MA Class I RECs)

58% is generated by wind projects outside New England

22% generated by a required mix of clean energy sources to satisfy the Massachusetts Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (APS). This includes the 12% from new renewable energy projects in New England.

Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

* New renewable energy projects are those that came into operation after 1998. Massachusetts requires all electricity suppliers to purchase a minimum amount of electricity from these new projects. By purchasing more than this minimum amount, the Greener Option helps to stimulate the development of additional renewable energy projects.

**Price includes a 0.1¢/kWh administration fee.

Eversource Basic Service 8.563 ¢/kWh residential
9.309 ¢/kWh small business
9.617 ¢/kWh medium & large business

Rate terms are:

July 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017 for residential and small business accounts

October 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017 for medium and 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.View the most up-to-date Basic Service rates.

Renewable energy content Meets Massachusetts minimum renewable energy requirements.

This means:

78% is generated by a mix of natural gas, nuclear, oil, and other traditional energy sources

22% generated by a required mix of clean energy sources to satisfy the Massachusetts Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (APS).

Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.