Suffolk County, Massachusetts Electric Profile
Suffolk County is ranked as the 132nd largest consumer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the country with over 5,800,000 megawatt hours being used by consumers for their electricity needs.
Consumers in Suffolk County, on average, pay $146.82 per month for residential electricity, compared to the state average bill of $132.28.
The largest electricity supplier in Suffolk County by megawatt hours sold is Eversource Energy.
Suffolk County's ability to produce 4,690.62 megawatts of electricity through the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 521st highest hydroelectric energy generating county in the US out of 3220 counties.
Suffolk County has seen a decrease of 0.58% in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production in the last year.
Suffolk County produces 0.56 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 1584th highest county out of 3220 counties for production per capita in the US.
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Boston, MA Electric Overview
Citizens who call Boston home purchase electricity for, on average, 23.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.17% more than the average state rate of 22.03 cents. With annual generation of 448,967.84 megawatt hours, Boston is the 8th highest producer of electricity in Massachusetts. Generation from non-renewable fuel types accounts for 0.6 megawatt hours per person in the city, which makes it 20th in Massachusetts out of 248 cities for non-renewable production per capita.
Boston's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Natural Gas. The city produces 89.24% of the total generation in the city from this fuel source. Other fuel sources used include Other Biomass Gas at 5.69% and Solar at 1.65% of generation. For every citizen in the city there are 3,263.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions. With total emissions of 2,233,269,753.19 kilograms, the city ranks highest in the state for total emissions from electricity use. There are 8 electricity generation plants in Boston, which is the 3rd most power plants in a city in Massachusetts and the 2548th highest number of power plants per person in the state.
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boston
Boston residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.
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Zips with electric coverage in Boston, Massachusetts include: 02124, 02151, 02128, 02135, 02130, 02127, 02136, 02125, 02131, 02121, 02126 and 22 other zip code(s).
Revere, MA Electric Overview
On average, citizens of Revere are charged a residential electricity rate of 23.91 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 197th out of 248 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $148.84 per month, while the national average is $120.24. Eversource Energy sells 6,344.24 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other suppliers.
Revere is the 23rd worst ranked city in the state out of 248 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 183,069,245.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also results in a ranking of 43rd highest in Massachusetts for pollution per resident from electricity consumption, with an average of 3,409.62 kilograms of emissions per capita. The city is home to no power plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Revere
Revere residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.
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Electric Companies With Service in Revere, Massachusetts
Chelsea, MA Electric Overview
On average, inhabitants living within Chelsea are paying a residential electricity rate of 23.39 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for the residents, this rate is more than both the Massachusetts and the United States average rates of 22.03 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Power plants in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuels for 100.00% of the megawatt hours they produce. This is 32nd most out of the 248 cities in the state. The city accomplished a 2.14% drop in CO2 emissions per capita, an admirable accomplishment.
Chelsea has one electricity producing plant, which is 62nd most in Massachusetts and 98th most in the state when counting plants per resident in the city. The city is the 37th worst ranked city in the state out of 248 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 136,379,716.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also results in a ranking of 12th highest in the state for pollution per citizen with an average of 3,410.17 kilograms of emissions per citizen. When considering electricity production, Chelsea's main fuel type is Distillate Fuel Oil, making up 46 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chelsea
Chelsea residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.
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Zips with electric coverage in Chelsea, Massachusetts include: 02151, 02149, 02150
Energy Production in Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Power Plants in Suffolk County, Massachusetts
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions per MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Medical Area Total Energy PlantMedical Area Total Energy Plant (100.00%)
Gillette SBMCThe Gillette Company (100.00%)
Deer Island Treatment PlantMassachusetts Wtr Rauth-Deer I (100.00%)
|Boston||MA||Other Biomass Gas||37,655.3||6,949,032.61||184.54|
Boston Medical Center CHP PlantBoston Medical Center (100.00%)
Meadow SolarMD MA Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Charlestown Wind TurbineMWRA Charlestown (100.00%)
Dorchester Solar SiteNational Grid (100.00%)
M Street JetMassachusetts Bay Trans Auth (100.00%)
Signature Breads ChelseaSignature Breads Inc. (100.00%)
|Chelsea||MA||Distillate Fuel Oil||46||43,708.97||950.2|
Suffolk County, Massachusetts Details
Suffolk County's power plants mainly use Natural Gas, which makes up 400,675.98 megawatt hours (or 89.23%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Other Biomass Gas and Solar make up the next highest amounts at 5.69% (25,550.89 megawatt hours) and 1.65% (7,396.96 megawatt hours), respectively. There are 9 power generation plants in the county, which is the 12th most plants in a county in the state and translates to the 14th highest number of plants per resident in the state. Suffolk County’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 2,640,836,900.08 kilograms, which is the 115th most of any county in the country. This total also equates to a ranking of 2303rd worst in the nation for emissions per person.
Providers In Each City in Suffolk County:
- Boston, Massachusetts:
- Eversource Energy: 19.82%
- NuGen Capital Management: 20.27%
- Sunwave Energy: 19.82%
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: 20.27%
- Ambit Energy: 19.82%
- Chelsea, Massachusetts:
- Eversource Energy: 20.00%
- NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
- Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: 20.00%
- Ambit Energy: 20.00%
- Revere, Massachusetts:
- Eversource Energy: 16.60%
- National Grid: 16.50%
- NuGen Capital Management: 16.78%
- Sunwave Energy: 16.71%
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: 16.70%
- Ambit Energy: 16.71%
- Winthrop Town, Massachusetts:
- Eversource Energy: 16.62%
- National Grid: 13.97%
- NuGen Capital Management: 18.08%
- Sunwave Energy: 16.63%
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: 18.08%
- Ambit Energy: 16.62%
* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.
How many power plants are in Suffolk County, Massachusetts?
There are 9 active power plants located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts
What electricity company is the largest supplier in Suffolk County, Massachusetts?
By total revenue, Eversource Energy is the largest electricity company in Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
How many electric companies offer service in Suffolk County, Massachusetts?
Suffolk County, Massachusetts has 3 electricity companies offering service in the area.