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Suffolk County, Massachusetts Electricity Overview

Suffolk County is the 5th highest producing county out of 14 counties in the state when it comes to megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel sources.

Suffolk County uses non-renewable fuels to generate 0.09 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 629th highest county in the country for non-renewable production per capita.

With 766,381 residents living within the county and 99,606.68 megawatt hours produced a year, Suffolk County has a per capita production of 0.13 megawatt hours. This is the 8 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

Non-renewable fuels are used in the production of 67.41% of the megawatt hours produced in Suffolk County, ranking it 565th in the nation out of 3230 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

Suffolk County produces 490.05 megawatts from wind energy. That is enough to rank them 4th in Massachusetts out of 14 counties for electricity generation from wind power .

Suffolk County is home to over 766,381 citizens and produces 633.6 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Suffolk County 423rd in the country out of 3230 counties for solar megawatt hours generated per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,508,869 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.19 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    99,607 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    32,458 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    67,148 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.13 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,454,496,880 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,202.71 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Boston

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Boston Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

30.42¢ per kWh

  • 1.99% lower than last month
  • 11.22% lower than April last year
  • 3.11% higher than the Massachusetts average
  • 79.89% higher than the US average
  • 145th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 29,547th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 251 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 158 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

30.06¢ per kWh

  • 1.05% lower than last month
  • 1.77% higher than April last year
  • 5.72% higher than the Massachusetts average
  • 86.43% higher than the US average
  • 146th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 29,827th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 223 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 397 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$154.04 per month

  • 1.86% lower than last month
  • 10.48% higher than April last year
  • 2.15% higher than the Massachusetts average
  • 36.62% higher than the US average
  • 248th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 107 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 105 since April last year
  • 30,301st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,235 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,180 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$140.72 per month

  • 0.87% higher than last month
  • 3.62% higher than April last year
  • 13.15% lower than the Massachusetts average
  • 3.41% higher than the US average
  • 38th in the state out of 253 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 101 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 101 since April last year
  • 17,850th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 84 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,562 since April last year

Boston, MA Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Boston are paying an average residential electricity rate of 30.06 cents per kilowatt hour . This is higher than both the state and United States average prices of 28.43 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city ranks 2nd out of 256 cities in the state for total hydroelectric generation. The city's use of renewable fuels for electricity production totals 0.05 megawatt hours per resident.

Electricity consumption in Boston results in the release of 2,077,205,223.26 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 3,196.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 241st ranked city in Massachusetts for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Boston, with 61.72% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Other Biomass Gas at 27.10% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 5.70% of production. Boston has 2 electricity plants, which is the highest out of any city in Massachusetts.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boston

Boston 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.
146th30.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boston
38th$140.72Average 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
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY25.26125.2418,441.214,657,426.98
Ambit EnergyENERGY20.21126.0583,358.4716,850,797.6
American Power & GasENERGY24.26152.5515.093,661.17
Atlantic EnergyENERGY

Zips with electric coverage in Boston, Massachusetts include: 02151, 02124, 02128, 02135, 02130, 02136, 02127, 02125, 02131, 02446, 02121 and 24 other zip code(s).

Revere, MA Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Revere are paying an average residential electricity rate of 31.76 cents per kilowatt hour . This is higher than both the state and United States average prices of 28.43 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With an estimated 1,003 residential customers, National Grid is the largest supplier in the city.

As the 21st worst ranked city out of 256 cities in Massachusetts, Revere releases 196,454,506.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the city ranks 89th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 3,235.42 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 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.
250th31.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Revere
248th$156.27Average 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
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY25.26125.2418,441.214,657,426.98
Ambit EnergyENERGY20.21126.0583,358.4716,850,797.6
American Power & GasENERGY24.26152.5515.093,661.17
Atlantic EnergyENERGY

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Chelsea, MA Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Chelsea are paying an average residential electricity rate of 30.06 cents per kilowatt hour . This is higher than both the state and United States average prices of 28.43 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With an estimated 332 residential customers, Eversource Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

As the 39th worst ranked city out of 256 cities in Massachusetts, Chelsea releases 129,497,556.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the city ranks 89th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 3,235.42 kilograms of emissions per citizen. In Chelsea, there are no power generating plants. The citizens must depend on power generated outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chelsea

Chelsea 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.
146th30.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chelsea
139th$140.72Average 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
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY25.26125.2418,441.214,657,426.98
Ambit EnergyENERGY20.21126.0583,358.4716,850,797.6
American Power & GasENERGY24.26152.5515.093,661.17
Atlantic EnergyENERGY

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
Gillette SBMCThe Gillette Company (100.00%)
Boston MA Natural Gas 61,47812,226,761.96198.88
Deer Island Treatment PlantMassachusetts Wtr Rauth-Deer I (100.00%)
Boston MA Other Biomass Gas 38,128.687,541,497.77197.79

Suffolk County, Massachusetts Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Suffolk County results in the release of 2,454,496,879.99 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 113th largest emissions amount in the United States out of 3230 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 3,202.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 11th highest county in Massachusetts for CO2 emissions per capita. The county has 2 electricity plants, which is 331st highest in the US. In Suffolk County, Natural Gas makes up 61.72% of the fuel types used in electricity generation. Other fuels used include Other Biomass Gas at 27.10% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 5.70% of generation.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
61.72%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
27.10%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
5.70%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
4.36%
SOLAR
Solar
0.64%
OTHER
Other
0.49%

Suffolk County, Massachusetts Net Metering

There are 35 companies in Suffolk County selling electricity. Of those 35, 8.57% 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

Suffolk County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 3.60% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 2.20%, resulting in a rank of 621st best in the US and a state rank of 5th best out of 3230 and 14 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Suffolk County:

* 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 2 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?

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-06-19