Your options

  • All new accounts are automatically enrolled in Power Choice Standard and receive the minimum amount of electricity from renewable resources required by state law.
  • To receive all of your electricity from renewable electricity resources in the New England region, you may opt up to the 100% Green option for a small premium.
  • Program prices apply only to the supply charges on your electricity bill. Delivery charges are unaffected by participation the Bellingham Power Choice.
  • You may opt out at any time.

Electricity supplier: Bellingham’s electricity supplier is NextEra Energy Services.

Electricity mix: The program’s electricity supplier is required to provide an energy mix disclosure label that offers details about all of the sources of electricity provided. Visit the Resources page to download the most recent label.

Compare prices: Use the tables below to compare the Bellingham Power Choice prices with National Grid’s and Eversource’s current 6-month Basic Service price (scroll down). Or use the online calculator to compare Bellingham Power Choice prices your utility’s most recent 12-month average Basic Service price.

10.755 ¢/kWh*

for residential, commercial/small business, and industrial/large business accounts

Price term December 2020 – December 2022 meter reads
Renewable energy content Meets minimum state renewable energy requirements. That means:

  • 18% from “premium” renewable energy resources in the New England region (MA Class I RECs) to meet minimum state requirements
  • 31% from a mix of other renewable and clean energy sources located in the New England region to meet additional state requirements
  • 51% from other energy sources such as natural gas- and oil-fired power plants
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change back to Power Choice Standard

Not enrolled in the program yet? Learn about enrollment.

 

13.863 ¢/kWh*

for residential, commercial/small business, and industrial/large business accounts

Price term December 2020 – December 2022 meter reads
Renewable energy content Includes 100% from “premium” renewable energy resources in the New England region (MA Class I RECs)
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Opt up to Power Choice Green

Not enrolled in the program yet? Learn about enrollment.

NOTE: Prices for Power Choice Standard and Power 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 electric 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 Bellingham Power Choice program.

 

NATIONAL GRID’S BASIC SERVICE: 12.388 ¢/kWh residential
10.763 ¢/kWh commercial
11.305 ¢/kWh industrial
Renewable energy content Meets minimum state renewable energy requirements. That means:

  • 18% from “premium” renewable energy resources in the New England region (MA Class I RECs) to meet minimum state requirements
  • 31% from a mix of other renewable and clean energy sources located in the New England region to meet additional state requirements
  • 51% from other energy sources such as natural gas- and oil-fired power plants
November 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021 for residential and commercial accounts. November 1, 2020 –  January 31, 2021 for industrial accounts.

National Grid’s fixed Basic Service rates change every 6 months for residential and commercial accounts and every 3 months industrial accounts. View the current Basic Service rates.

Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge. However, industrial customers only (rates G-2 and G-3) on the fixed-price Basic Service option may receive a billing adjustment, which may be either a credit or a charge.
EVERSOURCE’S BASIC SERVICE: 11.795 ¢/kWh residential
11.086 ¢/kWh small business
10.662 ¢/kWh large business
Renewable energy content Meets minimum state renewable energy requirements. That means:

  • 18% from “premium” renewable energy resources in the New England region (MA Class I RECs) to meet minimum state requirements
  • 31% from a mix of other renewable and clean energy sources located in the New England region to meet additional state requirements
  • 51% from other energy sources such as natural gas- and oil-fired power plants
Rate term January 1, 2021 –  June 30, 2021 for residential and small business accounts.

January 1, 2021 – March 31, 2021 for 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 current Basic Service rates.

Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge. However, large C&I (rates G-3, T-2, and WR) and street lighting customers on the fixed-price Basic Service option may receive a billing adjustment, which may be either a credit or a charge.