Taunton Municipal Light

Taunton Municipal Light is a municipally owned entity supplying electricity in the state of Massachusetts including cities like New Bedford, Fall River, Taunton, Attleboro, and Somerset CDP. There are 68,650 residential customer accounts, 7,334 commercial customers and 802 industrial customer accounts who are receiving service from the company. The average residential electricity price for Taunton Municipal Light is roughly 15.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 30.17% less than the state's average rate of 22.03 cents. This ranks the supplier 63rd out of 21 suppliers in the state for lowest average electricity price. In 2020 Taunton Municipal Light sold 636,298 megawatt hours by way of retail sales to end users and 5,949 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other providers. The electricity sourced by the provider came from a blend of electricity generation from electricity plants owned by Taunton Municipal Light and supplementary megawatt hours that they purchased by way of wholesale channels. They purchased 405,711 on the wholesale market and produced 51,208 megawatt hours. In 2020, the supplier earned 98.05% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users and 1.57% via wholesale channels. Their total revenue from electricity activities was $97,433,000.

About Taunton Municipal Light

Patrons of the provider have an average monthly residential power bill of $106.62. This is 11.32% below the nationwide average bill of $120.24. Electricity generation plants owned by the supplier use non-renewable fuel types to generate 100.00% of their total electricity generation, or 56,854.89 megawatt hours. They rank 314th out of 3511 suppliers in the country. Of the 3511 companies in the country, Taunton Municipal Light has the 71st highest amount of megawatt hours generated from nuclear power. Production by the supplier from natural gas totals 43,876.64 megawatt hours, which is approximately 77.31% of their total production.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per megawatt hour basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a provider. Taunton Municipal Light averages 443.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per megawatt hour sold. This adds up to total emissions of 564,647,230.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the supplier as the 20th highest company for total emissions in Massachusetts. In the provider's power plants, Natural Gas makes up 77.31% of the fuel types used for electricity generation, with a total of 43,876.64 megawatt hours being produced from the fuel. Nuclear and Distillate Fuel Oil have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Nuclear is used to make 10,925.78 megawatt hours (19.25%) of electricity production and Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 2,052.48 megawatt hours (3.62%) of total production from the supplier. Taunton Municipal Light has the 473rd most electricity facilities connected with a provider out of the 3511 providers that we observe in the nation and 41st out of 21 in Massachusetts. They are associated with or own 4 electricity generation plants within their operating region.

Taunton Municipal Light Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Taunton Municipal Light and any individuals who get their electricity from the company. This is a positive for any consumer considering installing private solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Taunton Municipal Light currently averages a loss of approximately 3.58% of the electricity they transmit. The state of Massachusetts has an energy loss average of 3.25% and the countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Taunton Municipal Light receiving a rank of 906th worst out of 3511 suppliers reporting energy loss in the US.

Taunton Municipal Light Rate & Electric Bills

Taunton Municipal Light residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.154/kWh$106.62/mo.$100.52/mo.
1402nd15.39¢Taunton Municipal Light's Average residential price per kWh
648th$106.62Average monthly electric bill for Taunton Municipal Light's residential customers

Taunton Municipal Light Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:55 Weir Street
    Taunton, Massachusetts 02780
    United States of America

Taunton Municipal Light Contact

Quick Facts About Taunton Municipal Light

Light BulbIcon representing an idea.

As the 399th highest generator of electricity in the US, Taunton Municipal Light generates 56,757.3 megawatt hours of electricity.

Light BulbIcon representing an idea.

The generation of the electricity sold by Taunton Municipal Light resulted in a rise in CO2 emissions of 281,400,777.64 kilograms (99.35%) over the course of the past year.

Light BulbIcon representing an idea.

Taunton Municipal Light is the 600th highest polluting provider in the nation, emitting 564,647,230.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Energy provider of the year for Massachusetts, Major Provider Category
Lowest Energy Loss
Massachusetts, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

Taunton Municipal Light's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.58%Light BulbIcon representing Light Bulb.

Total Energy Loss


906 National Rank

Taunton Municipal Light Energy Makeup

Taunton Municipal Light Coverage Map

Coverage Map Placeholder

Taunton Municipal Light State Coverage

StateArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.CustomersArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Sales ($)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.State Rank Based On RevenueArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.% of Provider's Residential Sales in StateArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.

Taunton Municipal Light County Coverage

CountyArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.PopulationArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.ProvidersArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Avg. County Rate (¢)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Avg. Electric BillArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.
Bristol County565,217516.00$107.12/mo

Power Plants Owned by Taunton Municipal Light

PlantArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.City/CountyArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.StateArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Primary Fuel TypeArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Production (MWh)Arrow DownBlue arrow pointing down.Emission (kg)Arrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Emissions/MWhArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Toxic Chemical ReleaseArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.Closing DateArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.
Rockingham County NH Nuclear 10,925,776401,600,753.2136.76No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Taunton MA Natural Gas 48,74628,989,368.95594.7No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Braintree Town MA Natural Gas 20,73611,109,980.41535.78YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Taunton MA Distillate Fuel Oil 1,6561,117,467.97674.8No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Taunton Municipal Light Fuel Makeup

Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Distillate Fuel Oil

Cities Taunton Municipal Light Has Coverage

  • Attleboro, MA
  • Fall River, MA
  • New Bedford, MA
  • Taunton, MA

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

Taunton Municipal Light Reviews

Write a Review of Taunton Municipal Light

Taunton Municipal Light FAQ:

What is the average electricity rate for Taunton Municipal Light customers?

Taunton Municipal Lights current average electricity rate is 15.39 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Massachusetts rate of 22.03 cents and the average US rate of 13.45 cents.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Taunton Municipal Light?

Taunton Municipal Light owns or is associated with 4 power plants.

What is the average bill for Taunton Municipal Light customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly electric bill for customers of Taunton Municipal Light is $106.62. The Massachusetts average bill is $132.28 and the United States average is $132.28.

What cities does Taunton Municipal Light provider electricity to?

Taunton Municipal Light serves electricity in 4 cities in the country.

What percentage of Taunton Municipal Light’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Taunton Municipal Light generates 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

What percentage of Taunton Municipal Light’s electricity is produced using renewable fuels?

Taunton Municipal Light generates 0% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What is the phone number for Taunton Municipal Light?

The Taunton Municipal Light phone number is (508) 824-6976.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25