Suffolk County, Massachusetts Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Electricity Overview

Suffolk County is 346th out of 3221 counties in the country for total natural gas production, with 398,070.37 megawatt hours produced using the source.

Suffolk County averages 0.05 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 1487th highest in the country.

Suffolk County is the 81st largest county in the country.

With a national average residential electricity bill of $123.86, Suffolk County consumers pay about 16.78% more than their fellow Americans per month for electricity.

Suffolk County produces 90.53% of its electricity from non-renewable sources, resulting in a ranking of 530th out of 3221 counties in the county for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

Suffolk County averages 0 megawatt hours generated from wind turbines per resident, which is 479th highest county out of 3221 counties in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,761,389 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.22 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    445,224 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    42,156 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    403,068 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.56 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,604,547,476 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,264.11 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

36 Month Home Power Plan

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  • Rate 17.69¢ / kWh
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36 Month Home Power Plan

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  • Rate 17.69¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
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  • Green Energy 0%

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  • Contract Length 36 mo.
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  • Rate 17.49¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 16.89¢ / kWh
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Go Green Lights 36

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  • Rate 20.99¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 21.09¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 24.09¢ / kWh
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Boston, MA Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Boston are paying an average residential electricity rate of 24.70 cents per kilowatt hour . This is higher than both the state and United States average prices of 23.61 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With annual generation of 445,215.48 megawatt hours, Boston is the 6th largest producer of electricity in Massachusetts. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $143.33 per month.

Electricity consumption in Boston results in the release of 2,189,723,116.51 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is the largest emissions amount in the state out of 256 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,240.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 214th ranked city in Massachusetts for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Boston, with 89.41% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Other Biomass Gas at 5.85% and Solar at 1.47% of production. Boston has 7 electricity plants, which is the 4th highest out of any city in Massachusetts.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boston

Boston residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.297/kWh$0.183/kWh$184.08/mo.$88.28/mo.
199th25.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boston
40th$140.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boston, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Boston, Massachusetts include: 02124, 02151, 02128, 02135, 02130, 02127, 02136, 02125, 02131, 02126, 02446 and 24 other zip code(s).

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Revere, MA Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Revere are paying an average residential electricity rate of 25.25 cents per kilowatt hour . This is higher than both the state and United States average prices of 23.61 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $148.5 per month, while the state average is $140.2. The city experiences an average of 0.75 electrical outages per consumer a year. These outages last on average of 165.34 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

As the 20th worst ranked city out of 256 cities in Massachusetts, Revere releases 210,944,179.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the city ranks 13th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 3,392.15 kilograms of emissions per citizen. In Revere, there are no power generating plants. The citizens must depend on power generated outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Revere

Revere 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$179.52/mo.$92.92/mo.
124th25.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Revere
159th$141.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Revere Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Revere, 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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Chelsea, MA Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Chelsea are paying an average residential electricity rate of 24.70 cents per kilowatt hour . This is higher than both the state and United States average prices of 23.61 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city generates approximately 0 megawatt hours per capita each year from its electricity generating plants, which ranks them as the 73rd highest producer in the state out of 256 cities. The city's facilities use non-renewable fuel sources for 100.00% of their electricity production, which is 9 megawatt hours.

Releasing 138,357,429.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, Chelsea is the 37th highest out of 256 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the city, which amounts to 3,392.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Chelsea as the 9th highest polluting city in Massachusetts. The city has one power plant. In Chelsea, Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chelsea

Chelsea residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.297/kWh$0.183/kWh$184.08/mo.$88.28/mo.
199th25.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chelsea
40th$140.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chelsea Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chelsea, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Chelsea, Massachusetts include: 02151, 02149, 02150

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Electricity Production in Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Power Plants in Suffolk County, Massachusetts

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Medical Area Total Energy PlantMedical Area Total Energy Plant (100.00%)
Boston MA Natural Gas 319,354.5781,159,672.24254.14
Gillette SBMCThe Gillette Company (100.00%)
Boston MA Natural Gas 68,66512,097,147.35176.18
Deer Island Treatment PlantMassachusetts Wtr Rauth-Deer I (100.00%)
Boston MA Other Biomass Gas 38,382.916,740,337.48175.61
Boston Medical Center CHP PlantBoston Medical Center (100.00%)
Boston MA Natural Gas 11,3526,994,210.02616.12
Boston MA Solar 4,286
Charlestown Wind TurbineMWRA Charlestown (100.00%)
Boston MA Wind 1,656
Dorchester Solar SiteNational Grid (100.00%)
Boston MA Solar 1,519
Signature Breads ChelseaJDC 65R Owner, LLC (100.00%)
Chelsea MA Distillate Fuel Oil 96,074.81674.98

Suffolk County, Massachusetts Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Suffolk County results in the release of 2,604,547,476.23 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 119th largest emissions amount in the United States out of 3221 counties and 4th highest in Massachusetts out of 14 counties. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,264.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 8th highest county in Massachusetts for CO2 emissions per capita. The county has 8 electricity plants, which is 244th highest in the US. In Suffolk County, Natural Gas makes up 89.41% of the fuel types used in electricity generation. Other fuels used include Other Biomass Gas at 5.85% and Solar at 1.47% of generation.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
89.41%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
5.85%
SOLAR
Solar
1.47%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.42%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.12%
OTHER
Other
0.72%

Suffolk County, Massachusetts Net Metering

There are 35 companies in Suffolk County selling electricity. Of those 35, 5.71% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Massachusetts has favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Suffolk County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 6.55% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Massachusetts average is 3.25%, resulting in a rank of 2608th best in the United States and a state rank of 9th best out of 3221 and 14 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Suffolk County:

  • Boston, Massachusetts:
    • Hudson Energy: 2.52%
    • Green Mountain Energy: 2.52%
    • IGS Energy: 2.52%
    • Liberty Power: 2.52%
    • Inspire Energy: 2.52%
    • Starion Energy: 2.52%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 2.52%
    • Ambit Energy: 2.52%
    • Alpha Gas and Electric: 2.52%
    • Aggregated Transit Energy: 2.52%
    • Clean Choice Energy: 2.52%
    • Clearview Electric: 2.52%
    • Direct Energy: 2.52%
    • Constellation Energy: 2.52%
    • American Power & Gas: 2.52%
    • Atlantic Energy: 2.52%
    • SmartEnergy Holdings: 2.52%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 4.42%
    • XOOM Energy: 2.52%
    • Eversource Energy: 2.52%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 2.52%
    • Residents Energy: 2.52%
    • Renaissance Power and Gas: 2.52%
    • Mega Energy: 2.52%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 2.52%
    • Public Power LLC: 2.52%
    • Provider Power Mass: 2.52%
    • Freedom Energy: 2.52%
    • Everyday Energy: 2.52%
    • ENGIE: 2.52%
    • First Point Power: 2.52%
    • Sunwave Energy: 2.52%
    • Summer Energy: 2.52%
    • Supreme Energy: 2.52%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 2.52%
    • Dynegy Energy Services: 2.52%
    • Energy Services Providers: 2.52%
    • Eligo Energy: 2.52%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 2.52%
  • Chelsea, Massachusetts:
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 2.56%
    • Mega Energy: 2.56%
    • Eversource Energy: 2.56%
    • XOOM Energy: 2.56%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 2.56%
    • Liberty Power: 2.56%
    • Inspire Energy: 2.56%
    • IGS Energy: 2.56%
    • Freedom Energy: 2.56%
    • First Point Power: 2.56%
    • ENGIE: 2.56%
    • Everyday Energy: 2.56%
    • Public Power LLC: 2.56%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 2.56%
    • Summer Energy: 2.56%
    • Supreme Energy: 2.56%
    • Sunwave Energy: 2.56%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 2.56%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 2.56%
    • Starion Energy: 2.56%
    • Ambit Energy: 2.56%
    • Aggregated Transit Energy: 2.56%
    • Alpha Gas and Electric: 2.56%
    • Clean Choice Energy: 2.56%
    • Clearview Electric: 2.56%
    • Constellation Energy: 2.56%
    • Direct Energy: 2.56%
    • American Power & Gas: 2.56%
    • Atlantic Energy: 2.56%
    • Renaissance Power and Gas: 2.56%
    • Residents Energy: 2.56%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 2.56%
    • Hudson Energy: 2.56%
    • Green Mountain Energy: 2.56%
    • Energy Services Providers: 2.56%
    • Dynegy Energy Services: 2.56%
    • Eligo Energy: 2.56%
    • Provider Power Mass: 2.56%
    • SmartEnergy Holdings: 2.56%
  • Revere, Massachusetts:
    • Green Mountain Energy: 2.46%
    • Hudson Energy: 2.46%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 2.46%
    • Summer Energy: 2.46%
    • Sunwave Energy: 2.46%
    • Supreme Energy: 2.46%
    • Residents Energy: 2.46%
    • Renaissance Power and Gas: 2.46%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 2.46%
    • Provider Power Mass: 2.46%
    • Public Power LLC: 2.46%
    • Eligo Energy: 2.46%
    • ENGIE: 2.46%
    • Energy Services Providers: 2.46%
    • Mega Energy: 2.46%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 2.46%
    • American Power & Gas: 2.46%
    • Atlantic Energy: 2.46%
    • Direct Energy: 2.46%
    • Dynegy Energy Services: 2.46%
    • Constellation Energy: 2.46%
    • Ambit Energy: 2.46%
    • Aggregated Transit Energy: 2.46%
    • Alpha Gas and Electric: 2.46%
    • Clearview Electric: 2.46%
    • Clean Choice Energy: 2.46%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 2.46%
    • Starion Energy: 2.46%
    • Everyday Energy: 2.46%
    • Freedom Energy: 2.46%
    • First Point Power: 2.46%
    • SmartEnergy Holdings: 2.46%
    • Nordic Energy Services: 2.46%
    • IGS Energy: 2.46%
    • Liberty Power: 2.46%
    • Inspire Energy: 2.46%
    • Eversource Energy: 2.44%
    • XOOM Energy: 2.46%
    • National Grid: 2.42%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 3.95%
  • Winthrop Town, Massachusetts:
    • Nordic Energy Services: 2.34%
    • Provider Power Mass: 2.34%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 2.34%
    • Mega Energy: 2.34%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 2.34%
    • SmartEnergy Holdings: 2.34%
    • Public Power LLC: 2.34%
    • Atlantic Energy: 2.34%
    • Starion Energy: 2.34%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 2.34%
    • Dynegy Energy Services: 2.34%
    • Constellation Energy: 2.34%
    • Direct Energy: 2.34%
    • Alpha Gas and Electric: 2.34%
    • Aggregated Transit Energy: 2.34%
    • Ambit Energy: 2.34%
    • American Power & Gas: 2.34%
    • Clean Choice Energy: 2.34%
    • Clearview Electric: 2.34%
    • ENGIE: 2.34%
    • Energy Services Providers: 2.34%
    • Eligo Energy: 2.34%
    • Sunwave Energy: 2.34%
    • Summer Energy: 2.34%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 2.34%
    • Supreme Energy: 2.34%
    • IGS Energy: 2.34%
    • Liberty Power: 2.34%
    • Inspire Energy: 2.34%
    • Eversource Energy: 2.34%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 8.96%
    • XOOM Energy: 2.34%
    • National Grid: 1.95%
    • First Point Power: 2.34%
    • Freedom Energy: 2.34%
    • Everyday Energy: 2.34%
    • Hudson Energy: 2.34%
    • Green Mountain Energy: 2.34%
    • Residents Energy: 2.34%
    • Renaissance Power and Gas: 2.34%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Suffolk County, Massachusetts?

The largest electricity supplier in Suffolk County, Massachusetts by total revenue is Eversource Energy.

How many power plants are within Suffolk County, Massachusetts?

There are 8 active electricity plants located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts

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

There are 35 electricity companies offering service in Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

What electricity companies offer service in Suffolk County, Massachusetts?

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-20