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Eversource Massachusetts

Written By: Adam Cain

Last Updated: 11/28/2020

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Headquartered in Boston, MA and Hartford, CT, Eversource offers retail electricity, natural gas and water service to over four million households across Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire. Founded in 1966, Eversource (formerly Northeast Utilities) operated several New England utility companies including Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P), Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECO), Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH), Yankee Gas and NSTAR. These companies were rebranded as Eversource Energy in 2015.

If you’re an Eversource customer, you have the ability to participate in Massachusetts's Energy Choice program providing you the ability to compare electricity rates, switch providers and realize potential savings on your electricity bill.

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Price to Compare 17.21¢

The electricity utility's price for electricity supply expressed as a price per kWh, to be used to contrast prices with competitive suppliers.

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How to Compare Electricity Rates makes electricity shopping as easy as possible. The Rate Comparison Tool helps you instantly compare electricity rates to find the best option for you. Here's how it works.

How to Compare Eversource Electricity Rates
  1. Enter your ZIP Code Get a list of providers and plans available for Eversource customers
  2. Compare electricity providers and plans Compare low fixed-rate electricity and 100% renewable plans
  3. Switch electricity providers After finding the right plan for you, fill out the necessary information and make the switch.

That's all you have to do. Your new provider takes care of the rest. It takes about one to two billing cycles for your new plan to take effect. You still get your bill through Eversource, so the only change will be your new electricity rate.

Eversource MA Energy Choice

By default, Eversource customers receive both their electricity delivery and supply from the utility. By participating in Energy Choice, Eversource customers can choose their electricity provider and realize potential savings over the default rate charged for electricity supply (Price to Compare).

There are a lot of retail electricity providers that Massachusetts residents can choose ranging from small-local electricity companies to larger brands like Constellation, and Direct Energy. Some providers like Verde Energy offer 100% renewable plans for those who want to support green power generation.

With so many options, choosing the right provider can be overwhelming. brings you only great rates from leading providers so you don't have to worry about making the wrong choice. To see your options, enter your ZIP Code in the Rate Comparison Tool at the top of the page.

Eversource MA Service Area

Eversource is broken up into two service areas within Massachusetts serving the eastern and western parts of the state. These territories were formerly served by NSTAR and WMECo respectively prior to being rebranded. In total, Eversource's Massachusetts electric service territory includes 140 cities covering 3,192 square miles. Their natural gas service territory includes 51 cities and covers 1,067 square miles.

Eastern MA Service Area (Formerly served by NSTAR):

  • Boston
  • Somerville
  • Hopkinton
  • Holliston
  • Acton
  • Bedford
  • Framingham
  • Concord
  • Natick
  • Sherborn

Western MA Service Area (Formerly served by WMECo):

  • Springfield
  • Ashfield
  • Greenfield
  • Long Meadow
  • Easthampton
  • Windsor
  • Conway
  • Pittsfield
  • Lanesboro

Understanding Your Eversource Electricity Bill

There are two separate types of charges on your Eversource electricity bill, delivery charges and supply charges. With Energy Choice, you can switch electricity providers and save on your electricity supply.

Delivery Charges

These are charges that go to Eversource to support electricity distribution to your home. The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities set these charges, so they don't change when you switch electricity providers.

Supply Charges

Supply charges are the charges for the electricity you use. It is based on an electricity supply rate, which you can locate on your electricity bill. You use this rate when comparing electricity providers.

Click here for more information about your Eversource bill if you’re in Western MA (Formerly WMECo) and here if you’re in Eastern, MA (Formerly NSTAR)

Eversource MA Price To Compare

The Price to Compare is your electricity supply rate if Eversource is your electricity provider. You can use the Price to Compare to see how much you will save on your electricity supply by switching providers. You can find your price to compare on your most recent electricity bill. (Note: Eversource has a different Price to Compare for eastern and western Massachusetts.)

Eversource Customers Have Access To Thousands In Savings

Eversource is a supporter of a state initiative called Mass Save. This gives all their electricity customers access to rebates and special programs that can help them increase the energy efficiency of their homes, and therefore, save on their electricity bills.

These savings range from instant discounts on smart power strips to rebates over $1,000 for a new heat pump system. Here are a few highlights of savings available at the time of this writing:

  • $600 Rebate On An Electric Heat Pump Water Heater
  • $100 Instant Rebate On Smart Thermostats
  • Get Paid $125 To Recycle Your Old Working Refrigerator

Click here to see all the rebates available through Mass Save.

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