Electric Delivery Rates 

The delivery portion of your bill includes the costs of maintaining and upgrading the grid, as well funding for critical customer services and programs, taxes and other state and federally mandated charges. 

Learn about what these charges fund

This area includes the MetroWest communities, Somerville, Arlington and Walpole (and surrounding towns) and Cambridge and South Shore (including communities around Plymouth and New Bedford).

Current Rate A1, A5 Delivery Rates

Rates A1 and A5 pricing are the most common rate for residential customers. If you have a different rate, visit our full list of Eastern Massachusetts electric rates.

Delivery rates change twice each year – on January 1 and July 1. Rates are subject to change at the discretion of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU).

Delivery Component Current Rate
Customer Charge $7.00
per month
Distribution Energy Charge $0.07019
per kWh
Transition Energy Charge - $0.00117
per kWh
Transmission Charge $0.02730
per kWh
Revenue Decoupling Charge $0.00089
per kWh
Distributed Solar Charge $0.00123
per kWh
Energy Efficiency Charge $0.01929
per kWh
Renewable Energy Charge $0.00050
per kWh

Current Rate 30, 37, 38 Delivery Rates

Rates 30, 37 and 38 pricing are the most common rate for residential customers. If you have a different rate, view full list of Eastern Massachusetts electric rates.

Delivery rates change twice each year – on January 1 and July 1. Rates are subject to change at the discretion of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU).

Delivery Component Current Rate
Customer Charge $7.00
per month
Distribution Energy Charge $0.07019
per kWh
Transition Energy Charge - $0.00117
per kWh
Transmission Charge $0.02730
per kWh
Revenue Decoupling Charge $0.00089
per kWh
Distributed Solar Charge $0.00123
per kWh
Energy Efficiency Charge $0.00398
per kWh
Renewable Energy Charge $0.00050
per kWh

The Distribution Energy Charge includes: Pension Adjustment Factor, Residential Assistance Adjustment Factor, New Metering Recovery Surcharge, Attorney General Consulting Expense, Long Term Renewable Contract Adjustment, Solar Program Cost Adjustment, Basic Service Cost True Up Factor, Solar Expansion Cost Recovery Factor, Vegetation Management, Grid Modernization, Tax Act Credit Factor, Storm Recovery Adjustment.

See an archive of past delivery rates