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NSTAR Files New Electric Rates for Eastern MA

February 22, 2018

This week, Eversource Energy (formerly known as NSTAR) filed proposed basic service electric rates with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) for large commercial and industrial customers in eastern Massachusetts (both northeastern and southeastern). The rates are effective starting April 1, 2018 and are for April – June. The proposed electric rates (subject to DPU approval) are below, in $ per kWh. Rates include Basic Service Adders and Renewable Portfolio Standard, Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard, and Clean Energy Standard Adders:

1)    Large Commercial and Industrial – Northeastern Massachusetts (NEMA)

Monthly Variable Rates

  • April: 0.12720
  • May: 0.11860
  • June: 0.09992

Fixed Rate

  • April – June: 0.11492

2)    Large Commercial and Industrial – Southeastern Massachusetts (SEMA)

Monthly Variable Rates

  • April: 0.08782
  • May: 0.08132
  • June: 0.10196

Fixed Rate

  • April – June: 0.09068

Eversource’s electric service territory includes 140 towns and covers 3,192 square miles, depicted in a map below: