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About Unitil

Unitil is an investor owned entity headquartered in Hampton, New Hampshire and serving customers in 3 states in the United States. The supplier has 1,870,548 residential customers, 192,331 commercial customers, one transportation customer and 4,090 industrial accounts throughout their service area that they provide electricity services to. On average, Unitil's residential electricity rate is 22.50 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 64.18% higher than the nationwide average of 13.71 cents. A total of 20,114,742 megawatt hours were sold to retail customers in 2020 by the supplier. The electricity sourced by Unitil is made up of multiple electricity sources including 39,694 megawatt hours produced by power plants owned by the company and 31,337,100 megawatt hours purchased via the wholesale electricity market. The company made $7,849,460,400 in 2020. Exactly $315,964,800 of that revenue came from electricity sales on the wholesale energy market and $3,980,505,700 came from sales to retail electricity customers.

The average residential power bill for a consumer of Unitil is $146.6 per month, while the nationwide average is $121.23. Unitil is the 28th largest provider out of 3509 providers in the country based on customer count. The company generates 2,942.23 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources per year. This ranks them 409th in the nation out of 3509 providers. Unitil generates 69,775.95 megawatt hours from their production plants, ranking them as the 382nd highest producer of electricity out of 3509 electricity suppliers in the country.

Unitil Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Unitil and individuals who get their electricity from the company. This makes it easier for people who are interested to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell unused kilowatt hours back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is just part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Unitil currently averages a loss of approximately 4.48% of the total electricity they produce. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 775th best out of 3509 providers who report energy loss in the country.

Unitil Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.269/kWh$0.185/kWh$187.23/mo.$97.28/mo.
2903rd22.50¢Unitil's Average residential price per kWh
2534th$146.6Average monthly electricity bill for Unitil's residential customers

Unitil Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Subsidiary Company:Eversource Energy
  • Headquarters:6 Liberty Lane West
    Hampton, New Hampshire 03842
    United States of America
  • CEO:Thomas Meissner Jr.

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Quick Facts About Unitil

Unitil generates 95.83% of their electricity from sustainable fuel sources, which ranks them 235th in the United States out of the 3509 suppliers we track.

Unitil is 82nd out of 3509 suppliers in the United States for total megawatt hours produced from solar power.

Energy provider of the year for New Hampshire, Major Provider Category
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New Hampshire, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for New Hampshire, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Unitil's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


775 National Rank

Unitil Energy Makeup

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Unitil State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New Hampshire506,269885,099,379120.55%

Unitil County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Barnstable County228,9963525.25$148.43/mo
Belknap County63,7051821.57$140.79/mo
Berkshire County129,0263525.15$147.61/mo
Bristol County579,2003825.21$149.63/mo
Carroll County50,1071821.49$140.38/mo
Cheshire County76,4581820.93$134.62/mo
Coos County31,2681721.32$139.88/mo
Dukes County20,6003424.70$143.33/mo
Fairfield County957,4192524.65$172.29/mo
Franklin County71,0293525.21$148.15/mo

Power Plants Owned by Unitil

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Cousins Island CDP ME Residual Fuel Oil 157,939133,957,780.77848.16
Southwick Solar PVEversource Energy (100.00%)
Hampden County MA Solar 8,851
East Longmeadow Solar PVEversource Energy (100.00%)
Hampden County MA Solar 8,489
Springfield Solar PVEversource Energy (100.00%)
Springfield MA Solar 6,376
Hampden County MA Solar 5,865
Hampshire County MA Solar 5,550
Montague Site 36-GrosolarEversource Energy (100.00%)
Franklin County MA Solar 5,305
Greenfield Solar PVEversource Energy (100.00%)
Greenfield Town MA Solar 3,129
Southampton Solar PVEversource Energy (100.00%)
Hampshire County MA Solar 3,123
West Wareham CDP MA Solar 2,937

Unitil Fuel Makeup

Residual Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil

Cities Unitil Has Coverage

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

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Unitil FAQ:

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Unitil customers?

The average BUNDLED rate of electricity for consumers of Unitil is 22.50 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Unitil provider electricity to?

Unitil supplies to 420 cities.

What percentage of Unitil's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel sources?

Unitil generates 4.22% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel types.

How much is the average bundled bill for Unitil customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Unitil is $146.60. The United States average is $121.23 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of Unitil?

Unitil's current CEO is Thomas Meissner Jr..

What is the phone number for Unitil?

Unitil's customer service phone number is (888) 301-7700

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Unitil?

Unitil is associated with or owns 18 power plants.

What percentage of Unitil's electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

Power production facilities owned by or associated with Unitil generate 95.83% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

Does Unitil have any subsidiary companies?

Eversource Energy is owned by Unitil.

How many counties does Unitil sell electricity in?

Unitil supplies electricity in 31 counties.

How many states does Unitil provider electricity in?

Unitil supplies electricity to customers in 3 states throughout the country including Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-15