Sterling Municipal Light Department

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About Sterling Municipal Light Department

Sterling Municipal Light Department serves electricity to Leominster, Massachusetts and is a municipally owned organization. The supplier recently reported a total of 3,904 total customers, 138 of which are industrial customers, 276 are commercial accounts and the rest of which are residential customers. Consumers of Sterling Municipal Light Department purchase electricity for, on average, 15.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.70% more than the US average price of 14.11 cents. This ranks the company 2563rd out of 2923 companies in the US for lowest average electricity price. They sold 62,521 megawatt hours in 2020 via retail sales. The electricity sourced by Sterling Municipal Light Department is made up primarily of megawatt hours they procured via the wholesale electricity market. Of the total electricity sourced by the company, whole purchased made up 68.48%. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity activities was $10,386,000, with 88.24% coming from retail sales to end users.

The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $125.95, while the Sterling Municipal Light Department average is 10.92% less at $112.2 per month. This is the 1508th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in the US. The power grid managed by the supplier has 0.32 outages per consumer each year, with outages lasting roughly 8.73 minutes. The US average for other companies is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes an outage. The supplier does not have ownership in any electricity production plants and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their consumers must be purchased from other suppliers.

Sterling Municipal Light Department Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Sterling Municipal Light Department and individuals who get their electricity from the company. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage back to their electricity supplier, making the installation of these alternative sources more financially friendly.

Sterling Municipal Light Department Rate & Electric Bills

Sterling Municipal Light Department residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.131/kWh$112.20/mo.$91.07/mo.
2563rd15.34¢Sterling Municipal Light Department's Average residential price per kWh
1508th$112.2Average monthly electricity bill for Sterling Municipal Light Department's residential customers

Sterling Municipal Light Department Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:50 Main Street
    Sterling, Massachusetts 01564
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Sean Hamilton

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Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Sterling Municipal Light Department's Power Outages

8.73 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.32 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

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Sterling Municipal Light Department State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Massachusetts3,9049,165,00034100%

Sterling Municipal Light Department County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Worcester County862,1114725.17$147.92/mo

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Sterling Municipal Light Department FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Sterling Municipal Light Department?

Sterling Municipal Light Department's CEO is Sean Hamilton.

What is the average bundled bill for Sterling Municipal Light Department customers each month?

Customers of Sterling Municipal Light Department pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $112.20.

When will Sterling Municipal Light Department power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Sterling Municipal Light Department's consumers is 8.734 minutes.

What is the phone number for Sterling Municipal Light Department?

The Sterling Municipal Light Department phone number is (978) 422-8267.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Sterling Municipal Light Department customers?

Sterling Municipal Light Department's current average bundled electricity rate is 15.34 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 23.70 cents and the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01