Options & Pricing

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

The default program offering is Standard Green, which includes 100% renewable electricity from a mix of sources, including renewable energy projects in New England and wind projects outside of New England. Standard Green is the default program offering. All new National Grid Basic Service customers will be automatically enrolled in Standard Green, unless they choose a different option or opt out.

New England Green offers 100% renewable energy from New England-based renewable energy projects.

Basic meets minimum renewable energy requirements of State law but does not include any additional renewable electricity.

STANDARD GREEN July 2017 – July 2019 meter reads July 2019 – November 2021 meter reads
Price 10.000 ¢/kWh for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts 11.444 ¢/kWh for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts
Renewable electricity content 100% green electricity from a mix of sources:

  • 24.94% is from renewable and alternative energy sources in compliance with 2019 Massachusetts RPS and APS requirements. Includes a required 14% from newer renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs).
  • 75.06% is from wind projects outside of New England (National Wind RECs).
100% renewable electricity from a mix of sources:

  • 14% from renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs), required by state law in 2019
  • 5% from renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs), added voluntarily by the Town
  • 81% from wind projects outside of New England (National Wind RECs).
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change to Standard Green

Not yet enrolled in the program? Contact customer support.

NEW ENGLAND GREEN July 2017 – July 2019 meter reads July 2019 – November 2021 meter reads
Price 10.100 ¢/kWh for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts 13.499 ¢/kWh for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts
Renewable electricity content 100% green electricity with a focus on energy produced in New England.

This means:

  • 24.94% is from renewable and alternative energy sources in compliance with 2019 Massachusetts RPS and APS requirements. Includes a required 14% 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)
  • 55.06% is from wind projects outside of New England (National Wind RECs)
100% renewable electricity content, all from renewable electricity projects in New England (MA Class I RECs).
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change to New England Green

Not yet part of the program? Contact customer support.

BASIC  July 2017 – July 2019 meter reads July 2019 – November 2021 meter reads
 Price 9.950 ¢/kWh for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts 11.244 ¢/kWh for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts
Renewable electricity content Meets minimum Massachusetts renewable energy requirements.

This means:

  • 24.94% is from renewable and alternative energy sources in compliance with 2019 Massachusetts RPS and APS requirements. Includes a required 14% from newer renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs).
  • 75.06% 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 Basic

Not yet part of the program? Contact customer support.

NOTE: Prices for Standard Green, New England Green, and Basic 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 Swampscott Community Power program.

 

NATIONAL GRID BASIC SERVICE 10.793 ¢/kWh residential
9.646 ¢/kWh commercial
9.182 ¢/kWh industrial
Price term May 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019 for residential and commercial accounts.
August 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019 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:

  • 24.94% is from renewable and alternative energy sources in compliance with 2019 Massachusetts RPS and APS requirements. Includes a required 14% from newer renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs).
  • 75.06% is generated by a mix of natural gas, nuclear, oil, and other traditional energy sources.
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.