Options & Prices

 

The Standard Offering includes 35% renewable electricity, in addition to the minimum amount required by state law (14% in 2019). The Standard Offering is the default offering, and if you participate in Watertown Electricity Choice, you will be enrolled in the Standard Offering automatically.

You may also choose one of the other program options:

Standard (default) 100% Green (option) Basic (option)
Renewable energy content 49% renewable electricity (MA Class I RECs): 35% in addition to the 14% that meets minimum Massachusetts renewable energy requirements* 100% renewable electricity (MA Class I RECs): 86% in addition to the 14% that meets minimum Massachusetts renewable energy requirements* Meets minimum Massachusetts renewable energy requirements (14% MA Class I RECs for 2019)
Residential 11.494 ¢/kWh** 12.718 ¢/kWh** 10.654 ¢/kWh**
Small business 11.494 ¢/kWh** 12.718 ¢/kWh** 10.654 ¢/kWh**
Large business 11.494 ¢/kWh** 12.718 ¢/kWh** 10.654 ¢/kWh**
Price period September 2019 meter read – December 2021 meter read September 2019 meter read – December 2021 meter read September 2019 meter read – December 2021 meter read
*  The total amount of renewable electricity in the Standard offering will increase annually as the minimum amount required by Massachusetts law (the renewable portfolio standard) increases. Total renewable energy in the Standard Offering will be 49% in 2019, 51% in 2020, and 53% in 2021.
**  Program prices 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.

Eversource’s Basic Service

Compare the program price to Eversource’s current Basic Service prices:

 

Renewable energy content Meets minimum Massachusetts renewable energy requirements (14% MA Class I RECs for 2019)
Residential 10.836 ¢/kWh
Small business 10.569 ¢/kWh
Large business 10.976 ¢/kWh
Price period July 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019, for residential and small business accounts. ***
October 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019, for large business accounts. ***
***   Eversource’s fixed Basic Service prices change every 6 months for residential and small business accounts and every 3 months for large business accounts. They will next change on January 1, 2020, for residential, small business accounts, and large business accounts.