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Worcester County, Massachusetts Electricity Overview

At an average residential price of 36.28 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Worcester County pay a 125.73% markup from the US average rate.

Wind turbines in Worcester County generate 8,450.56 megawatt hours of electricity.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has dropped by 6.79% during the last 12 months in Worcester County.

When calculating by number of customers, National Grid is the largest electricity company in Worcester County.

With 862,927 citizens living within the county and 3,694,217.56 megawatt hours produced a year, Worcester County has a per capita production rate of 4.28 megawatt hours. This is the 2 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in Massachusetts.

Over 4.08% of Worcester County's electricity generation comes from renewable fuel sources, putting Worcester County at 538th in the United States for total renewable electricity generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,181,429 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,694,218 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    150,735 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,543,482 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.28 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,944,655,018 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,412.4 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Worcester

To see the most recent electricity rates and production changes for cities in Worcester County, select the city below. If you would like to get access to monthly historical data, please contact us directly by submitting a request.

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Worcester 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

Worcester, MA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 32.95 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Worcester, which is 15.20% higher than the average state price of 28.60 cents and 104.99% above the national average of 16.07. National Grid has an estimated 6,258 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier in the city.

Electricity consumption in Worcester results in the release of 659,432,486.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 2nd largest emissions amount in the state out of 256 cities. This total equates to 3,211.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the city ranks 60th highest in Massachusetts for pollution per capita. The city is home to one power plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Worcester

Worcester 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 Worcester
248th$160.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Worcester Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Worcester, 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

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Leominster, MA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 32.95 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Leominster, which is 15.20% higher than the average state price of 28.60 cents and 104.99% above the national average of 16.07. National Grid has an estimated 4,850 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier in the city.

The inhabitants of Leominster have to get their power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity generating facilities within the city. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 139,641,654.77 kilograms, which is 31st highest amount in the state out of 256 cities. Averaging 3,211.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 60th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Leominster

Leominster 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 Leominster
248th$160.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Leominster Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Leominster, 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

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Fitchburg, MA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 39.11 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Fitchburg, which is 36.75% higher than the average state price of 28.60 cents and 143.33% above the national average of 16.07. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $193.03. This is 39.95% higher than the national average bill of $137.93. With an estimated 1,882 residential customers, Constellation Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

The inhabitants of Fitchburg have to get their power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity generating facilities within the city. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 134,239,445.3 kilograms, which is 34th highest amount in the state out of 256 cities. Averaging 3,211.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 4th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fitchburg

Fitchburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.398/kWh$0.219/kWh$259.27/mo.$91.38/mo.
253rd39.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fitchburg
252nd$193.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fitchburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fitchburg, 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
American Power & GasENERGY24.40152.3814.993,657.06
Clearview ElectricENERGY22.01148.1783,431.4618,367,428.8
Constellation EnergyENERGY12.3467.282,858,959.62352,809,044.52

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Electricity Production in Worcester County, Massachusetts

Power Plants in Worcester County, Massachusetts

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
ANP Blackstone Energy ProjectDynegy Energy Services (100.00%)
Worcester County MA Natural Gas 2,631,2671,081,036,640.18410.84
Millennium PowerTalen Energy (100.00%)
Worcester County MA Natural Gas 744,039289,891,346.78389.62
Wheelabrator Millbury FacilityWheelabrator Environmental Systems (100.00%)
Worcester County MA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 305,774458,551,355.11,499.64
Dept of Corrections NCCI WindDept of Corrections NCCI Wind (100.00%)
Gardner MA Wind 4,546
Mt Wachusett Community CollegeMt Wachusett Community College (100.00%)
Gardner MA Wind 3,904.56
Worcester County MA Solar 2,516
Southbridge Town MA Solar 2,171

Worcester County, Massachusetts Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Worcester County, Natural Gas makes up 91.37% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste are also primary fuel sources in the county, with 4.55% and 3.72% of total electricity generation coming from each type, respectively. On average, the county's citizens emit 3,412.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 2339th highest polluting county in the US based on emissions per capita. A total of 2,944,655,018.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county per year. There are 7 power plants in Worcester County, which is the highest number of plants in a county in Massachusetts.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
91.37%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
4.55%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
3.72%
WIND
Wind
0.23%
SOLAR
Solar
0.13%

Worcester County, Massachusetts Net Metering

Out of the 46 providers in Worcester County, 12 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Massachusetts has some of the best net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Worcester County averages out to about 5.45% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Worcester County is ranked as the 2181st best county in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Worcester County:

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Worcester County, Massachusetts?

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Worcester County, Massachusetts?

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

Worcester County, Massachusetts is home to 46 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Worcester County, Massachusetts?

Worcester County, Massachusetts has 7 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-14