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About Holyoke Gas and Electric

Holyoke Gas and Electric is a municipally owned entity operating in Holyoke, Massachusetts and rural areas of Hampden County. Electricity suppliers must regularly report their customer counts to government agencies. Most recently the provider listed a total of 17,928 customers being supplied electricity by the company. Exactly 21 of these customers are industrial properties, 2,905 are commercial accounts and 15,002 are residential accounts. Holyoke Gas and Electric's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 16.11 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 41.65% less than the average Massachusetts rate of 27.61 cents. They had total sales and disposition of 406,138 megawatt hours in 2022, of which 389,345 megawatt hours were via retail sales. Power facilities owned by the company generated 57.96% of the megawatt hours sourced by the company and an additional 50.49% was purchased by way of the wholesale electricity market. In 2022, the provider earned 90.21% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users.

The US average monthly residential power bill is $135.39, while the Holyoke Gas and Electric average is 30.01% below at $94.76 per month. The company currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers. The provider is the largest generator of hydroelectric power out of 72 companies in Massachusetts, with total production reaching 201,460 megawatt hours within the previous year. By total customers, Holyoke Gas and Electric is the 10th largest supplier out of 72 suppliers in the state.

Holyoke Gas and Electric Net Metering

Net metering is accessible to customers of Holyoke Gas and Electric. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often too expensive for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused electricity back to the provider, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible.

Energy Loss

Holyoke Gas and Electric recently reported an annual loss of about 3.29% of the electricity that they produce. Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity production industry and companies must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. The state average for energy loss is 2.20% and the United States average is 2.87%. This gives Holyoke Gas and Electric a ranking of 5th best out of 72 electricity suppliers in the state and 434th best out of 3517 suppliers in the US.

Holyoke Gas and Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Holyoke Gas and Electric residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.119/kWh$122.09/mo.$51.66/mo.
2361st16.11¢Holyoke Gas and Electric's Average residential price per kWh
703rd$94.76Average monthly electricity bill for Holyoke Gas and Electric's residential customers

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Holyoke Gas and Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:99 Suffolk Street
    Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:James M. Lavelle

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Holyoke Gas and Electric Service

  • States Served:
    • Massachusetts
  • Counties Served:
    • Hampden County
  • Major Cities Served:

Quick Facts About Holyoke Gas and Electric

Holyoke Gas and Electric is ranked 326th in the United States for electricity production, producing 201,460 megawatt hours.

Holyoke Gas and Electric produces 100.00% of their electricity from sustainable fuel sources, which ranks them 5th in Massachusetts out of the 72 providers we track.

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Energy Loss

Holyoke Gas and Electric's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.29%

Total Energy Loss

13,372MWh

434 National Rank

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Holyoke Gas and Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Massachusetts17,92854,830,0009100%

Holyoke Gas and Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Hampden County461,0414036.33$185.33/mo

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Holyoke Gas and Electric FAQ:

What percentage of Holyoke Gas and Electric's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel types?

Holyoke Gas and Electric produces 0% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

Who is the CEO of Holyoke Gas and Electric?

Holyoke Gas and Electric's CEO is James M. Lavelle.

How much is the average bundled bill for Holyoke Gas and Electric customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Holyoke Gas and Electric is $94.76. The Massachusetts average bundled bill is $149.73 and the United States average is $149.73.

What is the phone number for Holyoke Gas and Electric?

You can reach Holyoke Gas and Electric by phone via (413) 536-9300.

What percentage of Holyoke Gas and Electric's electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

Holyoke Gas and Electric produces 100.00% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Holyoke Gas and Electric customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of Holyoke Gas and Electric is 16.11 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-01-10