Electricity Products

The program has different products to let you find the right balance of cost and renewable electricity. Renewable electricity will be certified by purchasing and retiring Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), the accepted legal instrument used to track renewable energy generation and to substantiate claims of renewable energy use. Learn more about RECs.

Medford Local Green

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Price: $0.11507/kWh all rate classes
Term: December 2019 – December 2022
Renewable Energy: Includes 5% Renewable Energy Certificates (MA Class I RECs) in addition to those required by Massachusetts. Total MA Class I RECs:
– 2019: 19%
– 2020: 21%
– 2021: 23%
– 2022: 25%

Medford 100% Local Green

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Price: $0.14690/kWh all rate classes
Term: December 2019 – December 2022
Renewable Energy: Includes 5% Renewable Energy Certificates (MA Class I RECs) in addition to those required by Massachusetts. Total MA Class I RECs:
– 2019: 114%
– 2020: 116%
– 2021: 118%
– 2022: 120%

Why do we have more than 100% RECs?

Tax Deduction  The value of the extra 100% MA Class I renewable energy qualifies as a deduction on federal income taxes. Those enrolled in this option will receive a tax contribution letter each January from Green Energy Consumers Alliance, the non-profit that procures the extra renewable electricity.

Medford Basic

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Price: $0.11341/kWh all rate classes
Term: December 2019 – December 2022
Renewable Energy: Meets all Renewable Energy Certificate requirements set by Massachusetts. Total MA Class I RECs:
– 2019: 14%
– 2020: 16%
– 2021: 18%
– 2022: 20%

For new Industrial (C&I) customers and for those customers who have previously opted-out of the program, the Program’s supplier may offer a market rate.

Products described as Green contain renewable electricity above that required by state law. The additional renewable electricity qualifies for MA Class I designation and comes only from solar, wind, anaerobic digestion and low-impact hydro located within New England. Local refers to generation located in New England.

Please note: Prices for all products in the Medford Community Electricity Aggregation program include a $0.001/kWh consultant fee. Program prices could increase as a result of a change in law that results in a direct, material increase in costs during the term of the electricity supply agreement, but this did not happen during the last contract. Program prices apply only to the electricity supply portion of your National Grid or Eversource electric bill. Delivery charges on your electric bill are not affected by the Medford CEA program.


National Grid Basic Service Rates

$0.14821/kWh for Residential – November 2021 through April 2022
$0.13113/kWh for Commercial – November 2021 through April 2022
$0.17336/kWh for Industrial NEMA – November 2021 through January 2022
Renewable Energy: Meets all Renewable Energy Certificate requirements set by Massachusetts

Future savings cannot be guaranteed because National Grid Basic Service rates change every six months for residential and commercial customers and every three months for industrial customers.

Eversource Basic Service Rates

$0.10753/kWh for Residential – July through December 2021
$0.09850kWh for Commercial – July through December 2021
$0.12746/kWh for Industrial NEMA – October through December 2021
Renewable Energy: Meets all Renewable Energy Certificate requirements set by Massachusetts

Future savings cannot be guaranteed because Eversource Basic Service rates change every six months for residential and commercial customers and every three months for industrial customers.

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