Berkshire County, Massachusetts Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Berkshire County, Massachusetts Electricity Overview

Berkshire County is the 749th highest county in the country for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 0.53 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuels.

Hydroelectric power now accounts for 28.16% of the electricity produced in the county after a 22.25% in electricity generated using hydroelectric power.

Over 79.60% of Berkshire County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuels, ranking Berkshire County at 603rd in the United States for sustainable electricity production.

Usage of non-renewable fuel types has increased by 81.22% during the last 12 months in Berkshire County.

Berkshire County is home to 129,026 residents and its power generation facilities generate 336,930 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 2.61 megawatt hours per capita.

With a nationwide average residential electric bill of $123.86, Berkshire County citizens pay about 19.17% more than their fellow countrymen per month for electricity.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    931,615 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.22 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    336,930 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    268,194 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    68,736 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.61 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    312,883,992 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,424.97 kg

Electricity plans in Massachusetts

There are 10126 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

Most Popular Massachusetts Plans

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  • Rate 17.69¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
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  • Rate 21.09¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 24.09¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 23.39¢ / kWh
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Pittsfield, MA Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Pittsfield are charged an average residential electricity rate of 24.72 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.70% above Massachusetts' average rate of 23.61 cents and 76.70% above the national average of 13.99 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Pittsfield average is 15.93% higher at $143.6 per month. Solar facilities in the city produce 9,817 megawatt hours, which is 13.02% of the city's electricity generation.

Pittsfield's primary fuel is Natural Gas, with 86.59% of electricity generation using this fuel source. When combined with Solar (13.02%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.30%), these three fuel types make up 99.91% city's electricity production. The city emits 3,325.4 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 203rd highest polluting city out of 256 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. A total of 146,075,023.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. This is enough to rank 30th worst in Massachusetts for total emissions from electricity consumption. Pittsfield has 6 electricity plants, which is the 6th highest for a city in Massachusetts.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pittsfield

Pittsfield residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.297/kWh$0.184/kWh$183.73/mo.$88.50/mo.
196th25.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pittsfield
82nd$140.54Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pittsfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Aggregated Transit EnergyENERGY
Ambit EnergyENERGY13.9291.67123,37417,170,000
American Power & GasENERGY
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Clean Choice EnergyENERGY16.9580.01170,78028,954,500

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North Adams, MA Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in North Adams are charged an average residential electricity rate of 25.26 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.95% above Massachusetts' average rate of 23.61 cents and 80.50% above the national average of 13.99 cents. Constellation Energy sells an estimated 22,154.16 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other provider. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $148.51 per month.

North Adams is the 81st highest ranked city in the state out of 256 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 42,380,528.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 3,269.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks North Adams as the 211th highest polluting city in Massachusetts. Solar is the fuel of choice in North Adams, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. North Adams has one power producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Adams

North Adams residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.306/kWh$0.199/kWh$179.51/mo.$92.94/mo.
77th25.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Adams
178th$141.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Adams Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Adams, Massachusetts

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Aggregated Transit EnergyENERGY
Ambit EnergyENERGY13.9291.67123,37417,170,000
American Power & GasENERGY
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Clean Choice EnergyENERGY16.9580.01170,78028,954,500

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Adams CDP, MA Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Adams CDP are charged an average residential electricity rate of 25.26 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.95% above Massachusetts' average rate of 23.61 cents and 80.50% above the national average of 13.99 cents. Constellation Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The national average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Adams CDP average is 19.90% more at $148.51 per month.

Adams CDP's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 18,541,486.62 kilograms, which is 112th highest amount in the state out of 256 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 13th worst in Massachusetts for emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 3,392.15 kilograms of emissions per citizen. There are no electricity producing plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Adams CDP

Adams CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.306/kWh$0.199/kWh$179.51/mo.$92.94/mo.
77th25.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Adams CDP
178th$141.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Adams CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Adams CDP, Massachusetts

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Aggregated Transit EnergyENERGY
Ambit EnergyENERGY13.9291.67123,37417,170,000
American Power & GasENERGY
Atlantic EnergyENERGY
Clean Choice EnergyENERGY16.9580.01170,78028,954,500

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Electricity Production in Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Power Plants in Berkshire County, Massachusetts

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
New England Wind LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Berkshire County MA Wind 83,000
Pittsfield Generating LPMaxim Power (USA) Inc (22.02%)Hull Street Energy (77.98%)
Pittsfield MA Natural Gas 65,52732,416,770.09494.71
Berkshire County MA Conventional Hydroelectric 62,701
Berkshire Wind Power ProjectBerkshire Wind Power Cooperative Corp (100.00%)
Berkshire County MA Wind 38,869
Berkshire County MA Conventional Hydroelectric 32,192
Tanglewood Circle Solar 1 LLCTanglewood Circle Solar 1 LLC (100.00%)
Berkshire County MA Solar 6,892
East Acres Solar NG, LLCNuGen Capital Management (100.00%)
Pittsfield MA Solar 4,779
North Adams LandfillSyncarpha North Adams, LLC (100.00%)
North Adams MA Solar 3,374
Berkshire County MA Solar 3,373
Housatonic CDP MA Solar 3,212
Berkshire County MA Solar 3,142
Syncarpha Hancock II CSGSyncarpha Hancock II, LLC (100.00%)
Berkshire County MA Solar 3,112
Town of Otis Wind Energy ProjectTown of Otis (100.00%)
Berkshire County MA Wind 3,100
Syncarpha Hancock I CSGSyncarpha Hancock I, LLC (100.00%)
Berkshire County MA Solar 3,049
Williams College - Campus CHPPresident & Trustees of Williams College (100.00%)
Williamstown CDP MA Natural Gas 3,008847,450.28281.73
Berkshire County MA Solar 2,874
Berkshire County MA Solar 2,798
Berkshire County MA Solar 2,466
Berkshire County MA Solar 2,335
Silver Lake Solar Photovoltaic FacilityWestern Massachusetts Electric Company (100.00%)
Pittsfield MA Solar 1,913

Berkshire County, Massachusetts Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Berkshire County's primary fuel is Wind, with 37.09% of electricity generation using this fuel source. When combined with Conventional Hydroelectric (28.16%) and Natural Gas (20.27%), these three fuel types make up 85.53% county's electricity production. The county emits 2,424.97 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity use, which makes it the 14th highest polluting county out of 14 counties in Massachusetts. A total of 312,883,991.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county per year. This is enough to rank 11th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption. Berkshire County has 26 electricity generation plants, which is 6th highest in Massachusetts.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
37.09%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
28.16%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
20.27%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
14.34%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.07%
OTHER
Other
0.06%

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Berkshire County, Massachusetts?

The largest electricity company in Berkshire County, Massachusetts by total revenue is Eversource Energy.

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

Berkshire County, Massachusetts has 35 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts?

Berkshire County, Massachusetts is home to 26 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Berkshire County, Massachusetts?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Eversource Energy91,849
2National Grid75,924
3Direct Energy32,966
4Public Power LLC24,819
5Constellation Energy16,967
6Dynegy Energy Services11,409
7Inspire Energy5,436
8First Point Power3,841
9Clean Choice Energy3,641
10Residents Energy2,830

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-19