Options & Pricing

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

If you want 100% green energy, choose Standard Green, which includes both wind energy from outside New England and also clean energy to meet Massachusetts state law requirements (the RPS and the APS). 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.

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

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

STANDARD GREEN 10.000 ¢/kWh for residential, small business, and medium & large business accounts
Price term July 2017 – July 2019 meter reads
Renewable energy content 100% green energy.

This means:

  • 78% is generated by wind projects outside of New England.
  • 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).
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change to Standard Green

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

NEW ENGLAND GREEN 10.100 ¢/kWh for residential, small business, and medium & large business accounts
Price term July 2017 – July 2019 meter reads
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 newer renewable energy projects in New England (MA Class I RECs) from the minimum 13% required by the state in 2018 to 33%.

This means:

  • 20% is generated by wind projects in New England (MA Class 1 RECs).
  • 58% is generated by wind projects outside New England.
  • 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).
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change to New England Green

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

 BASIC  9.950 ¢/kWh for residential, small business, and medium & large business accounts
 Price term July 2017 – July 2019 meter reads
Renewable energy content Meets minimum Massachusetts renewable energy requirements.

This means:

  • 78% is generated by a mix of natural gas, nuclear, oil, and other traditional energy sources.
  • 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).
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change to Basic

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

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

 

NATIONAL GRID BASIC SERVICE 10.870 ¢/kWh residential
10.182 ¢/kWh commercial
10.465 ¢/kWh industrial
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:

  • 78% is generated by a mix of natural gas, nuclear, oil, and other traditional energy sources.
  • 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).
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.