Wellesley Municipal Light Plant

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About Wellesley Municipal Light Plant

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant supplies electricity in Wellesley CDP, Massachusetts. The residential electricity rate for customers of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant is, on average, 15.33 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is lower than the state average price of 23.70 cents per kilowatt hour, it is above the national average of 14.11 cents. In 2020 Wellesley Municipal Light Plant sold 237,361 megawatt hours via retail sales to end users. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 96.51% of the electricity sourced by the company. In 2020, the company made $32,807,000 from retail electricity sales. Their revenue from all electricity related activities was $32,821,800.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $125.95, while the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant average is 19.55% higher at $150.58 per month. Wellesley Municipal Light Plant ranks 2583rd in the nation for average monthly bill amount. Generation plants associated with Wellesley Municipal Light Plant generate 2,281.3 megawatt hours, which is the 59th highest total of all companies in Massachusetts. The company is the 341st highest in the country out of 3509 providers for megawatt hours produced from the burning of natural gas. By megawatt hours produced, Wellesley Municipal Light Plant is the 59th largest electricity company out of 164 electricity companies in Massachusetts.

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant Net Metering

Net metering is accessible to consumers of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused electricity back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is simply part of the process when working with electricity transmission. Wellesley Municipal Light Plant currently averages a loss of roughly 3.49% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Wellesley Municipal Light Plant's energy loss amounts place them at of 10th best out of the 70 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 492nd best out of 3509 in the nation.

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant Rate & Electric Bills

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.145/kWh$187.45/mo.$112.07/mo.
2562nd15.33¢Wellesley Municipal Light Plant's Average residential price per kWh
2583rd$150.58Average monthly electricity bill for Wellesley Municipal Light Plant's residential customers

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:4 Municipal Way
    Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Donald H. Newell

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant Contact

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant Service

  • Outage Phone:(781) 235-7600

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Quick Facts About Wellesley Municipal Light Plant

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant is the 419th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels out of 3509 companies in the nation.

Energy Loss

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.49%

Total Energy Loss

8,597MWh

492 National Rank

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant Energy Makeup

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Wellesley Municipal Light Plant State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Massachusetts10,26835,148,00015100%

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Norfolk County725,9813825.24$148.92/mo

Power Plants Owned by Wellesley Municipal Light Plant

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
67.48%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
32.52%

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Wellesley Municipal Light Plant FAQ:

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

There is one power plant owned by or associated with Wellesley Municipal Light Plant.

What percentage of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant's electricity is generated using renewable fuel types?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Wellesley Municipal Light Plant generate 0% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Wellesley Municipal Light Plant customers?

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant's current average bundled electricity rate is 15.33 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Massachusetts bundled rate of 23.70 cents and the average nationwide rate of 14.11 cents.

What is the phone number for Wellesley Municipal Light Plant?

The Wellesley Municipal Light Plant phone number is (781) 235-7600.

What percentage of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant produces 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

How much is the average bundled bill for Wellesley Municipal Light Plant customers each month?

Consumers of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $150.58.

Who is the CEO of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant?

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant's current CEO is Donald H. Newell.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-01