Electric Rates & Providers in Barnstable County, MA

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Barnstable County, Massachusetts Electricity Overview

Ranking 3rd in wind power generation in Massachusetts out of 14 counties, Barnstable County has a total yield of 6,779 megawatt hours from wind turbines.

In the county, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has fallen by 16.92% during the past year.

Residents of Barnstable County are paying, on average, 133.08% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average rate, at 37.46 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour.

Barnstable County is the 819th largest producing county out of 3230 counties in the nation when it comes to megawatt hours produced using sustainable fuels.

The average monthly residential electricity bill in Barnstable County totals $187.87. For comparison, the national average bill is $137.93.

The use of non-renewable fuels in electricity production in Barnstable County has been curtailed by 75.70% over the course of the past year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,665,166 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    69,451 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    6,779 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    62,672 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.3 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    772,694,230 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,324.03 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Barnstable Town

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Barnstable Town Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

31.04¢ per kWh

  • 0.42% lower than last month
  • 0.7% higher than March last year
  • 4.64% higher than the Massachusetts average
  • 85.66% higher than the US average
  • 145th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 29,771st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 26 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 240 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

30.38¢ per kWh

  • 0.06% higher than last month
  • 4.64% higher than March last year
  • 6.22% higher than the Massachusetts average
  • 89.01% higher than the US average
  • 146th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 30,020th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 137 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$156.96 per month

  • 7.17% higher than last month
  • 1.87% lower than March last year
  • 6.64% lower than the Massachusetts average
  • 30.19% higher than the US average
  • 141st in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since March last year
  • 28,099th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,795 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 384 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$139.5 per month

  • 0.18% lower than last month
  • 2.78% higher than March last year
  • 12.11% lower than the Massachusetts average
  • 2.67% higher than the US average
  • 139th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 11 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 17,689th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 92 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,341 since March last year

Barnstable Town, MA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Barnstable Town are billed a residential electricity rate of 30.38 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is higher than both the Massachusetts and nationwide average rates of 28.60 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Eversource Energy is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

For every citizen in the city there are 3,211.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 60th worst in the state out of 256 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 155,951,060.06 kilograms. The residents of Barnstable Town have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Barnstable Town

Barnstable Town residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.364/kWh$0.183/kWh$184.08/mo.$88.28/mo.
146th30.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Barnstable Town
139th$139.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Barnstable Town Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Aggregated Transit EnergyENERGY
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY25.40125.1618,313.154,652,198.7
Ambit EnergyENERGY20.33125.9682,779.616,831,881.41
American Power & GasENERGY24.40152.3814.993,657.06
Atlantic EnergyENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Barnstable Town, Massachusetts include: 02601, 02632, 02673, 02648, 02675, 02537, 02655, 02635, 02668, 02630, 02637 and 2 other zip code(s).

South Yarmouth CDP, MA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in South Yarmouth CDP are billed a residential electricity rate of 30.38 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is higher than both the Massachusetts and nationwide average rates of 28.60 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Eversource Energy is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

For every citizen in the city there are 3,211.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 60th worst in the state out of 256 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 37,564,947.66 kilograms. The residents of South Yarmouth CDP have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Yarmouth CDP

South Yarmouth CDP residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.364/kWh$0.183/kWh$184.08/mo.$88.28/mo.
146th30.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Yarmouth CDP
139th$139.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Yarmouth CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Yarmouth CDP, Massachusetts

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Aggregated Transit EnergyENERGY
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY25.40125.1618,313.154,652,198.7
Ambit EnergyENERGY20.33125.9682,779.616,831,881.41
American Power & GasENERGY24.40152.3814.993,657.06
Atlantic EnergyENERGY

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East Falmouth CDP, MA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in East Falmouth CDP are billed a residential electricity rate of 30.38 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is higher than both the Massachusetts and nationwide average rates of 28.60 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Eversource Energy is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

For every citizen in the city there are 3,211.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 60th worst in the state out of 256 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 21,644,167.43 kilograms. The residents of East Falmouth CDP have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Falmouth CDP

East Falmouth CDP residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.364/kWh$0.183/kWh$184.08/mo.$88.28/mo.
146th30.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Falmouth CDP
139th$139.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Falmouth CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Falmouth CDP, Massachusetts

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Aggregated Transit EnergyENERGY
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY25.40125.1618,313.154,652,198.7
Ambit EnergyENERGY20.33125.9682,779.616,831,881.41
American Power & GasENERGY24.40152.3814.993,657.06
Atlantic EnergyENERGY

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Electricity Production in Barnstable County, Massachusetts

Power Plants in Barnstable County, Massachusetts

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
CanalCanal Generating (52.32%)Canal 3 Generating (47.68%)
Barnstable County MA Natural Gas 62,70457,233,426.85912.76
Cape Cod Air Force Station - 6 SWSUS Air Force (100.00%)
Barnstable County MA Wind 6,779
Outer Cape Community BatteryEversource Energy (100.00%)
Barnstable County MA Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -32

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every citizen in the county there are 3,324.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Total emissions in the county are 772,694,230.28 kilograms, which is the 9th worst total amount of emissions for all counties in Massachusetts. Natural Gas makes up 47.98% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Barnstable County. Residual Fuel Oil and Wind make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 42.22% and 9.76% of total electricity generation, respectively. Barnstable County is home to 3 electricity generation plants, which is the 6th highest number of plants within a county in Massachusetts.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
47.98%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
42.22%
WIND
Wind
9.76%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.08%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.05%

Barnstable County, Massachusetts Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Barnstable County include Constellation Energy and Eversource Energy The state has favorable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

Barnstable County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 3.60% of their energy lost per year. The national average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 2.20%, resulting in a rank of 612th best in the US and a state rank of 5th best out of 3230 and 14 counties, respectively.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Barnstable County, Massachusetts?

By total revenue, Eversource Energy is the largest electricity company in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

How many power plants are located within Barnstable County, Massachusetts?

Barnstable County, Massachusetts is home to 3 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

How many electric companies offer service in Barnstable County, Massachusetts?

Barnstable County, Massachusetts has 34 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Barnstable County, Massachusetts?

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-06-13