Options & Pricing

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

  • If you want the lowest-priced option and you do not want any additional renewable energy, choose Power Choice Standard, which is the default program offering. All new National Grid Basic Service customers in Southborough will be automatically enrolled in Power Choice Standard, unless they choose Power Choice Green or opt out. 
  • If you want 100% renewable energy, choose Power Choice Green.
POWER CHOICE STANDARD 10.880 ¢/kWh* for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts
Price Term February 2018 – February 2020 meter reads
Renewable energy content Meets Massachusetts minimum renewable energy requirements. (Learn about the Massachusetts RPS and APS.) That means:

  • 24.94% is from renewable and alternative energy sources in compliance with 2018 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 Power Choice Standard

Not enrolled in the program yet? Call Public Power at 1-800-830-2944.

POWER CHOICE GREEN 12.740 ¢/kWh* for residential, commercial, and industrial accounts
Price term February 2018 – February 2020 meter reads
Renewable energy content 100% renewable energy, all from renewable energy projects located in New England (100% Massachusetts Class I RECs). This means:

  • 14% is from renewable energy projects in New England to meet minimum Massachusetts state requirements (MA Class I RECs – learn about the Massachusetts RPS and APS.)
  • 86% is additionally from renewable energy projects in New England, added voluntarily

Additional RECs are purchased to meet MA Class II RPS and APS requirements.

Exit terms Leave any time. No exit charge.

Change to Power Choice Green

Not enrolled in the program yet? Call Public Power at 1-800-830-2944.

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 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 Southborough Power Choice program.

 

NATIONAL GRID BASIC SERVICE 10.793 ¢/kWh residential
9.646 ¢/kWh commercial
9.275 ¢/kWh industrial
Price term Rate terms are:

May 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019 for residential and commercial accounts.
May 1, 2019 – July 31, 2019 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. That means:

  • 24.94% is from renewable and alternative energy sources in compliance with 2018 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.