Wellesley Municipal Light Plant

About Wellesley Municipal Light Plant

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant serves 5 cities in Massachusetts and is classified as a municipally owned entity. Customers of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.06 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 31.63% less than the state's average rate of 22.03 cents, resulting in the company ranking 25th lowest for average electricity price out of 53 providers in Massachusetts. There were a total of 237,361 megawatt hours sold to retail consumers in 2020 by the supplier. During the same timeframe, Wellesley Municipal Light Plant procured 237,486 megawatt hours via wholesale electricity channels. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity activities was $32,821,800, with $32,807,000 from retail sales to end users.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant is $154.95 per month. Generation plants owned or managed by Wellesley Municipal Light Plant generate 2,073.6 megawatt hours, which is the 645th highest of all suppliers in the United States. By customer count, Wellesley Municipal Light Plant is the 1053rd largest company out of 3510 suppliers in the country. Production by the supplier from natural gas totals 1,891.62 megawatt hours, which is around 91.22% of their total production.

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant Net Metering

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant gives their consumers the ability to participate in net metering options. This makes it easier for people who are interested to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell excess megawatt hours into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is simply part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Wellesley Municipal Light Plant currently averages a loss of around 3.49% of the total electricity they transmit. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the various suppliers who operate throughout the US. Wellesley Municipal Light Plant has received a rank of 493rd best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

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 November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.158/kWh$0.145/kWh$179.27/mo.$137.53/mo.
2552nd15.06¢Wellesley Municipal Light Plant's Average residential price per kWh
2685th$154.95Average monthly electric 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
  • CEO:Donald H. Newell

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Quick Facts About Wellesley Municipal Light Plant

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant generates 100.00% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources. The total electricity produced from non-renewable sources is 2,073.6 megawatt hours, which is 22nd most in Massachusetts out of 46 companies.

Energy Loss

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

-3.49%

Total Energy Loss

8,597MWh

493 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
Massachusetts10,14132,807,00015100%

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Norfolk County706,775619.88$133.53/mo

Power Plants Owned by Wellesley Municipal Light Plant

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Braintree Town MA Natural Gas 20,73611,109,980.41535.78Yes

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
91.22%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
8.78%

Cities Wellesley Municipal Light Plant Has Coverage

  • Braintree Town, MA
  • Franklin Town, MA
  • Quincy, MA
  • Randolph Town, MA
  • Weymouth Town, MA

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

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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.

Who is the CEO of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant?

The CEO of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant is Donald H. Newell.

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

Wellesley Municipal Light Plants current average bundled electricity rate is 15.06 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Massachusetts bundled rate of 22.03 cents and the average United States rate of 13.26 cents.

What 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 $154.95.

What is the phone number for Wellesley Municipal Light Plant?

You can reach Wellesley Municipal Light Plant by phone via (781) 235-7600.

What cities does Wellesley Municipal Light Plant supply electricity in?

Wellesley Municipal Light Plant provides electricity in 5 cities.

What percentage of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant’s electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

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

What percentage of Wellesley Municipal Light Plant’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

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

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-11