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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.

Usage for Massachusetts

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

Solar Score for Massachusetts

Massachusetts Solar Score: 49

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. has received a solar score of . Below is a description for each area of the 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


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