Options & Pricing

Your options are as follows. National Grid’s Basic Service prices are below for comparison:

If you want 100% green energy, choose PowerChoice Standard, which includes both wind energy from outside New England and also clean energy to meet Massachusetts state law requirements (the RPS and the APS). PowerChoice Standard is the default program offering. All new National Grid Basic Service customers will be automatically enrolled in PowerChoice Standard, unless they choose a different option or opt out.

If you want 100% renewable energy from New England-based renewable energy projects, choose PowerChoice Plus.

If you do not want additional renewable energy beyond the minimum state law requirements, choose PowerChoice Basic.

 

POWERCHOICE STANDARD $0.09965/kWh for residential, small business, and medium & large business accounts
Price term June 2017 meter reads – June 2019 meter reads
Renewable energy content 100% green energy. This means:

  • 23.62% is from renewable and alternative energy sources in compliance with Massachusetts RPS and APS requirements. Includes a required 13% from newer renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs).
  • 76.38% is from wind projects outside of New England.
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change to PowerChoice Standard

Not yet enrolled in the program? Call Agera Energy at 1-855-973-2788.

 POWERCHOICE PLUS $0.10065/kWh for residential, small business, and medium & large business accounts
Price term June 2017 meter reads – June 2019 meter reads
Renewable energy content 100% green energy with a focus on energy produced in New England. PowerChoice Plus 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 Massachusetts RPS and APS 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 PowerChoice Plus

Not yet part of the program? Call Agera Energy at 1-855-973-2788.

 POWERCHOICE BASIC $0.0992/kWh for residential, small business, and medium & large business accounts
 Price term June 2017 meter reads – June 2019 meter reads
Renewable energy content Meets minimum Massachusetts renewable energy requirements.

This means:

  • 23.62% is from renewable and alternative energy sources in compliance with 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 PowerChoice Basic

Not yet part of the program? Call Agera Energy at 1-855-973-2788.

NOTE: Prices for PowerChoice Standard, PowerChoice Plus, and PowerChoice Basic 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 Salem PowerChoice program.

NATIONAL GRID BASIC SERVICE $0.10870/kWh residential
$0.10182/kWh commercial
$0.10465/kWh industrial accounts
Price term May 1, 2018 – October 31, 2018 for residential and commercial accounts.

May 1, 2018 – July 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 for industrial 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 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.