Nstar rates in Massachusetts Remain High

Nstar has filed new electric basic service rates for the period beginning July 1, 2015, and the fixed rate for residential and small C&I customers remains above (or near) 10¢/kWh.

The current Nstar fixed residential and small C&I basic service rates are about 14¢/kWh.

The Nstar basic service rates below, in cents/kWh, include the Default Service Adder and Renewable Portfolio Standard and Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard adder.

Small C&I, Streetlighting
Fixed Price Option Jul. 1, 2015 – Dec. 31, 2015: 9.868

Monthly Variable Rates:
July:          9.313
August:        8.639
September:     7.855
October:       8.000
November:     10.224
December:     15.377

Large C&I-NEMA (rates are still out to bid, as of this posting)

Large C&I-SEMA
July:          8.514
August:        7.783
September:     7.050

Fixed Price Option: Jul. 1, 2015 – Sept. 30, 2015: 7.804

Connecticut Light & Power Announces New Standard Service and Last Resort Rates

Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) announced new electricity supply pricing for the six month period Jan 1, 2013 to June 30, 2013. Note that when comparing these prices to fixed price contract supply prices, you will find that longer term contracts will have a slightly higher price, which accounts for the fact that prices are forecast to rise after June 30.

CL&P Standard Service Rates, January 2013 – June 2013 (¢/kWh)

Rate 1: 7.615
Rate 5: 7.615
Rate 7: On-Peak 10.236 and Off-Peak 6.736
Rate 18: 7.808
Rate 27: On-Peak 9.858 and Off-Peak 6.858
Rate 29: 7.808
Rate 30: 7.808
Rate 35: 7.808
Rate 37: On-Peak 9.858 and Off-Peak 6.858
Rate 40: 7.808
Rate 41: (less than 500 kW) On-Peak 9.790 and Off-Peak 6.790
Rate 55: (less than 500 kW) On-Peak 9.790 and Off-Peak 6.790

Rate 56: (less than 500 kW) On-Peak 9.790 and Off-Peak 6.790

Rate 115 7.808
Rate 116 7.155
Rate 117 7.155
Rate 119 7.647

CL&P Last Resort Service Rates, Jan. 2013 – March 2013
(¢/kWh)

Rates 39, 41, 55, 56, 57, & 58 (at or over 500 kW):
January: 8.707
February: 7.955
March: 6.364

For Last Resort Service rate classes with peak/off peak periods, the Last Resort Service rates are identical for each period.
All rates listed above rates reflect the Generation Service Charge plus the bypassable Federally Mandated Congestion Charge of 0.150 cents per kWh.