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Location: Massachusetts

Energy deregulation opened up the Massachusetts energy supply market to residents and business to choose their electricity supplier and save money on their energy bill. MA started the process of deregulating their energy market back in March of 1998. Today, Massachusetts residents and businesses have a number of different options when it comes to picking and energy supplier. Even though there are no fossil fuels in MA, they continue to grow their renewable energy portfolio. Here you will find information on MA electricity rates, energy sources, energy usage and solar potential.

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Usage for Massachusetts

Monthly average household energy usage in MA compared to the national average.

Rates for Amherst, Massachusetts

Home and business owners in Amherst, MA have the option of switching electricity providers which can significantly lower your electricity bill. Here are some of the top plans in your area:

Your Price to Compare: 10.87¢
Best RateTop Pick
Rate per kWh
10.29¢
Plan Length
6 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Clearview Energy

Clear Green Guarantee 6

100% Renewable Sources
Plan Details
Rate per kWh
11.89¢
Plan Length
36 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

36 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
12.19¢
Plan Length
24 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

24 Month Green Home Power Plan

100% Renewable Sources
Plan Details
Rate per kWh
12.79¢
Plan Length
12 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

12 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
13.09¢
Plan Length
18 mo.

Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

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Solar Score for Massachusetts

Massachusetts Solar Score: 39

The Solar Score represents how good of a candidate you are for a home solar installation. We take into account a combination of factors specific to your area. Using these factors, we can determine how long it would take for a home solar installation to pay for itself. Massachusetts has received a solar score of 39. Below is a description for each area of the solar score graph:

    • Red = “Not Viable” meaning a solar installation would not be cost-effective.
    • Yellow = “Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself over time.
    • Green = “Very Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself quickly and has large savings potential.

Sources for Massachusetts

Massachusetts produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.

  • National gas accounts for 2/3 of electricity generation in MA
  • 1/8 of all energy produced in Massachusetts come from renewable sources
  • There are no fossil fuels in Massachusetts
  • 1/6 of electricity comes from the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plants

Locations

Looking for a specific city in Massachusetts? Check out our featured cities below for more specific energy usage information.

Research

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