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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 17,862 customers being supplied electricity by the company. Exactly 21 of these customers are industrial properties, 2,876 are commercial accounts and 14,965 are residential accounts. Holyoke Gas and Electric's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 14.08 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 39.72% less than the average Massachusetts rate of 23.36 cents. They had total sales and disposition of 373,590 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 356,827 megawatt hours were via retail sales. Power facilities owned by the company generated 64.24% of the megawatt hours sourced by the company and an additional 52.92% was purchased by way of the wholesale electricity market. In 2020, the provider earned 90.24% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users.

The US average monthly residential power bill is $121.23, while the Holyoke Gas and Electric average is 29.74% below at $85.18 per month. By total customers, Holyoke Gas and Electric is the 737th largest provider out of 3509 providers in the country. The company produces 100.00% of their total generation, which is 257,113 megawatt hours, from sustainable fuel types. The supplier is able to produce 257,113 megawatt hours from hydroelectric power sources, which makes them the 66th largest producer of hydroelectric power in the United States out of 3509 companies.

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 3.68% 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 3.25% and the United States average is 2.76%. This gives Holyoke Gas and Electric a ranking of 14th best out of 70 electricity suppliers in the state and 544th best out of 3509 suppliers in the US.

Holyoke Gas and Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Holyoke Gas and Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.119/kWh$114.50/mo.$51.66/mo.
2307th14.08¢Holyoke Gas and Electric's Average residential price per kWh
548th$85.18Average monthly electricity bill for Holyoke Gas and Electric's residential customers

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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Quick Facts About Holyoke Gas and Electric

As the 313th highest producer of electricity in the country, Holyoke Gas and Electric produces 257,113 megawatt hours of electricity.

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Energy provider of the year for National, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
National, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for National, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
National, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

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

-3.68%

Total Energy Loss

13,766MWh

544 National Rank

Holyoke Gas and Electric Energy Makeup

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Holyoke Gas and Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Massachusetts17,86249,779,00011100%

Holyoke Gas and Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Hampden County465,8254024.90$145.89/mo

Power Plants Owned by Holyoke Gas and Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Holyoke MA Conventional Hydroelectric 209,121
Holyoke MA Conventional Hydroelectric 28,122
Holyoke MA Conventional Hydroelectric 13,079
Holyoke MA Conventional Hydroelectric 3,652
Holyoke MA Conventional Hydroelectric 3,139

Holyoke Gas and Electric Fuel Makeup

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

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Holyoke Gas and Electric FAQ:

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Holyoke Gas and Electric?

Holyoke Gas and Electric is associated with or owns 5 power plants.

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

Power plants owned by or associated with Holyoke Gas and Electric generate 100.00% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

Who is the CEO of Holyoke Gas and Electric?

The current CEO of Holyoke Gas and Electric is James M. Lavelle.

What is the phone number for Holyoke Gas and Electric?

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

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

Consumers of Holyoke Gas and Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $85.18.

What percentage of Holyoke Gas and Electric's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Electric production plants owned by or associated with Holyoke Gas and Electric generate 0% of their electricity using nonrenewable 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 14.08 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-09