Essex County, MA: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Essex County, Massachusetts Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Essex County, Massachusetts Electricity Overview

Essex County ranks as the 66th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption in the country and 2nd worst in the state, emitting 3,522,078,347.09 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Essex County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 115.72% above the national average price, at 34.67 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.07 cents.

Essex County produces 1.54 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 511th highest county in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita.

Constellation Energy is the largest electricity provider in Essex County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Essex County is 371st in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 361,176.89 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

With 2,342 megawatt produced from solar power and 806,765 residents in Essex County, the county averages 0 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 412th out of 3230 counties in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,779,122 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,602,830 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    361,177 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,241,653 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.99 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,522,078,347 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,365.68 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Lynn

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Lynn Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

34.4¢ per kWh

  • 0.02% higher than last month
  • 30.24% lower than March last year
  • 15.98% higher than the Massachusetts average
  • 105.77% higher than the US average
  • 248th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since March last year
  • 29,921st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 482 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,743 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

32.95¢ per kWh

  • 3.64% lower than last month
  • 1.58% lower than March last year
  • 15.2% higher than the Massachusetts average
  • 104.99% higher than the US average
  • 250th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since March last year
  • 30,404th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 35 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 888 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$160.93 per month

  • 9.91% lower than last month
  • 31.51% lower than March last year
  • 4.28% lower than the Massachusetts average
  • 33.48% higher than the US average
  • 248th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since March last year
  • 29,425th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 123 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,208 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$160.28 per month

  • 3.71% lower than last month
  • 9.05% lower than March last year
  • 0.98% higher than the Massachusetts average
  • 17.96% higher than the US average
  • 248th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 26,356th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,077 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,674 since March last year

Lynn, MA Electricity Overview

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Lynn's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 32.95 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 104.99% above the average national price of 16.07 cents. The city ranks 7th out of 256 cities in the state for total megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels with a total of 2,342 megawatt hours generated. Lynn electricity customers consume 30859.20% of the electricity produced within the city boundaries and the city must import electricity produced in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up for the excess usage.

Emissions in Lynn average 3,201.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 239th worst polluting city out of 256 cities in Massachusetts based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 322,992,570.23 kilograms. Solar is the fuel of choice in Lynn, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Lynn has one electricity plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lynn

Lynn residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.503/kWh$0.196/kWh$263.53/mo.$97.15/mo.
250th32.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lynn
248th$160.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lynn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lynn, 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 Lynn, Massachusetts include: 01902, 01906, 01905, 01904, 01907, 01940, 01901

Lawrence, MA Electricity Overview

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Lawrence's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 32.95 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 104.99% above the average national price of 16.07 cents. Constellation Energy sells an estimated 10,422.01 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

Emissions in Lawrence average 3,211.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 198th worst polluting city out of 256 cities in Massachusetts based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 282,482,239.77 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lawrence

Lawrence residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.503/kWh$0.196/kWh$263.53/mo.$97.15/mo.
250th32.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lawrence
248th$160.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lawrence Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lawrence, 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 Lawrence, Massachusetts include: 01841, 01844, 01843, 01840

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Haverhill, MA Electricity Overview

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Haverhill's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 32.95 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 104.99% above the average national price of 16.07 cents. Non-renewable fuel sources are used to produce 182,098.33 megawatt hours in the city, which is 55.13% of the city's total generation. With 44.87% of its electricity generation coming from sustainable fuels, the city ranks 8th in the state out of 256 cities for total electricity generation from renewable sources.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Haverhill averages 8,352.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which ranks them 2nd highest in Massachusetts out of 256 cities for emissions efficiency. A total of 560,877,694 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. The primary fuel utilized in Haverhill is Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste, making up 54.84% of the fuel used in the city for electricity generation. Combined with Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (44.87%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.30%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the city's electricity generation. Haverhill has one electricity plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Haverhill

Haverhill residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.503/kWh$0.196/kWh$263.53/mo.$97.15/mo.
250th32.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Haverhill
248th$160.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Haverhill Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Haverhill, 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 Haverhill, Massachusetts include: 01830, 01832, 01835

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Electricity Production in Essex County, Massachusetts

Power Plants in Essex County, Massachusetts

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Salem Harbor Power Development LPFootprint Salem Harbor Development LP (100.00%)
Salem MA Natural Gas 792,826326,275,225.5411.53
Covanta HaverhillOgden Projects Inc-Haverhill (100.00%)
Haverhill MA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 330,280493,289,255.11,493.55
Wheelabrator North AndoverWheelabrator Environmental Systems (100.00%)
Essex County MA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 244,573420,351,326.81,718.72
Wheelabrator SaugusWheelabrator Environmental Systems (100.00%)
Saugus CDP MA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 223,552407,603,804.61,823.31
Rousselot IncRousselot Inc (100.00%)
Peabody MA Natural Gas 9,2572,060,266.74222.56
General Electric Aircraft EnginesAlsoEnergy (100.00%)
Lynn MA Solar 2,342

Essex County, Massachusetts Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Essex County averages 4,365.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 2nd highest in Massachusetts out of 14 counties for emissions efficiency. A total of 3,522,078,347.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 66th highest in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. Natural Gas is the primary fuel source in Essex County, with 50.04% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (27.36%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (22.39%). Essex County has the 2nd most power producing plants of any county in the state, with 6 total plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
50.04%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
27.36%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
22.39%
SOLAR
Solar
0.15%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.06%
OTHER
Other
0.00%

Essex County, Massachusetts Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Essex County include Constellation Energy, National Grid, and Peabody Municipal Light Plant The state of Massachusetts has highly favorable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Essex County who report energy loss data had an average of 2.47% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% while the Massachusetts average is 2.20%, resulting in a rank of 228th best in the United States and a state rank of best out of 3230 and 14 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Essex County:

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Constellation Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Essex County, Massachusetts.

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

There are 43 electricity companies serving customers in Essex County, Massachusetts.

What electricity companies offer service in Essex County, Massachusetts?

How many power plants are within Essex County, Massachusetts?

There are 6 active power plants in Essex County, Massachusetts

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-06-14