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

Current Rates

Delivery rates are scheduled to change twice each year – on January 1 and July 1. However, they may change more frequently subject to approval by the Department of Public Utilities.

Note: The below rates are the most common rate for residential customers. You may have a different rate. View a full list of Western Massachusetts electric rates.

Residential, Non-Heating

This rate is available to all domestic uses in a single private dwelling, in an individual apartment or in a residential condominium in which the principal means of heating the premises is not provided by permanently installed electric space heating equipment.

Delivery Component Current Rate
Customer Charge $7.00
per month
Distribution Charge $0.05165
per kWh
Revenue Decoupling Charge $0.00267
per kWh
Transition Charge - $0.00177
per kWh
Transmission Charge $0.04437
per kWh
Energy Efficiency Charge $0.01741
per kWh
Renewable Energy Charge $0.00050
per kWh
Pension Adjustment Charge $0.00120
per kWh
Res Assist Adj Charge $0.00572
per kWh
Net Metering Rec Charge $0.00756
per kWh
Attorney Gen Consult Charge $0.00000
per kWh
LT Renew Contract Adj Charge - $0.00045
per kWh
Storm Cost Adj Charge $0.00124
per kWh
Solar Prog Cost Adj Charge - $0.00001
per kWh
Basic Service Cost True-up Charge - $0.00011
per kWh
Distributed Solar Charge $0.00341
per kWh
Solar Expansion Cost Recovery Charge $0.00101
per kWh
Vegetation Management Charge $0.00159
per kWh
Grid Modernization Factor Charge $0.00081
per kWh
Tax Act Credit Factor Charge - $0.00163
per kWh

Residential, Heating

This rate is available to all domestic uses in a single private dwelling, in an individual apartment or in a residential condominium in which the principal means of heating the premises is provided by permanently installed electric space heating equipment.

Delivery Component Current Rate
Customer Charge $7.00
per month
Distribution Charge $0.04494
per kWh
Revenue Decoupling Charge $0.00211
per kWh
Transition Charge - $0.00117
per kWh
Transmission Charge $0.04039
per kWh
Energy Efficiency Charge $0.01741
per kWh
Renewable Energy Charge $0.00050
per kWh
Pension Adjustment Charge $0.00115
per kWh
Res Assist Adj Charge $0.00452
per kWh
Net Metering Rec Charge $0.00598
per kWh
Attorney Gen Consult Charge $0.00000
per kWh
LT Renew Contract Adj Charge - $0.00045
per kWh
Storm Cost Adj Charge $0.00098
per kWh
Solar Prog Cost Adj Charge $0.00000
per kWh
Basic Service Cost True-up Charge - $0.00008
per kWh
Distributed Solar Charge $0.00270
per kWh
Solar Expansion Cost Recovery Charge $0.00080
per kWh
Vegetation Management Charge $0.00153
per kWh
Grid Modernization Factor Charge $0.00064
per kWh
Tax Act Credit Factor Charge - $0.00129
per kWh

See an archive of past electric delivery rates