Options & Pricing

The Standard Offering includes the purchase of renewable electricity to match 60% your electricity use and is the default program offering.

You may also choose one of the other program options:

  • If you want to purchase renewable electricity to match 100% of your electricity use, opt up 100% Green option.
  • If you do not want to purchase any additional renewable electricity, opt down to the Basic option. (NOTE: This is the Basic option within the Newton Power Choice program. It is different from Eversource’s Basic Service.)
STANDARD OFFERING 11.34 ¢/kWh* for residential, small business, and large business accounts
Price Term March 2019 – January 2021 meter reads
Renewable energy content 60% renewable electricity from renewable energy projects in New England. That means:

  • 46% additional renewable electricity (MA Class I RECs), added voluntarily
  • 40% from traditional, non-renewable energy generation sources
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change to the Standard Offering

100% GREEN OPTION 11.75 ¢/kWh* for residential, small business, and large business accounts
Price term March 2019 – January 2021 meter reads
Renewable energy content 100% renewable electricity, all from renewable energy projects located in New England. That means:

  • 14% to meet the minimum Massachusetts state requirements (MA Class I RECs to meet RPS requirements – learn about the Massachusetts RPS and APS.)
  • 86% additional renewable electricity (MA Class I RECs), added voluntarily
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Opt up to 100% Green

BASIC OPTION 10.87 ¢/kWh* for residential, small business, and large business accounts

(NOTE: This is the basic option in Newton Power Choice. It is different from Eversource’s Basic Service.)

Price term March 2019 – January 2021 meter reads
Renewable energy content Meets state minimum requirements for renewable electricity, but does not include any additional renewable electricity. That means:

  • 14% to meet the minimum Massachusetts state requirements (MA Class I RECs to meet RPS requirements – learn about the Massachusetts RPS and APS.)
  • 86% from traditional, non-renewable energy generation sources
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Opt down to Basic

NOTE: Prices for the Standard Offering, 100% 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 Eversource electricity bill. Delivery charges on your Eversource electricity bill are not affected by the Newton Power Choice program.

 

EVERSOURCE BASIC SERVICE 10.836 ¢/kWh residential
10.569 ¢/kWh small business
9.824 ¢/kWh large business
Price term Rate terms are:

July 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019 for residential and small business accounts. July 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019 for large business accounts

Eversource’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 state minimum requirements for renewable electricity, but does not include any additional renewable electricity. That means:

  • 14% to meet the minimum Massachusetts state requirements (MA Class I RECs to meet RPS requirements – learn about the Massachusetts RPS and APS.)
  • 86% from traditional, non-renewable energy generation sources
Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.