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COVID-19 Information

As conditions evolve, we are taking precautionary actions to mitigate exposure and reduce the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on our customers and employees. We remain committed to providing safe and reliable service to our customers, and we are doing our part to protect the communities where we live and serve.

To learn more, and stay updated on National Grid’s efforts, visit our dedicated page: ngrid.com/covid-19.

Service Rates

Review our rate descriptions and pricing schedules for residential customers. For information on our other rates or detailed information, please view our filed tariff provisions.

Electric Service Rates

This is our standard rate for the majority of our residential customers, as other rates require special conditions. Service is also available for church and farm customers.

Rates for Delivery Service

(For definitions of these charges, please view Glossary of terms on your bill.)

Customer Charge $7.00/month
Distribution Charge* 7.411¢/kWh
Transmission Charge 3.130¢/kWh
Transition Charge (0.086)¢/kWh
Energy Efficiency Charge 1.805¢/kWh
Renewables Charge 0.050¢/kWh
Distribution Solar Charge 0.356¢/kWh

*Includes: Basic Service Adjustment Factor (0.033)¢, Residential Assistance Adjustment Factor 0.614¢, Storm Fund Replenishment Adjustment Factor 0.301¢, Pension/PBOP Adjustment Factor 0.182¢, Revenue Decoupling Mechanism Factor 0.251¢, Net CapEx Factor 0.410¢, Attorney General Consultant Expenses Factor 0.006¢, Solar Cost Adjustment Factor (0.005)¢,Smart Grid Distribution Adjustment Factor 0.028¢,Net Metering Recovery Surcharge 1.061¢, Long-Term Renewable Energy Contract Adjustment Factor 0.056¢, Vegetation Management Factor 0.024¢ and 2017 Tax Act Credit Factor (0.067)¢.

In addition to the rates for Delivery Service listed above, customers on Nantucket Island are also subject to the following Cable Facilities Surcharge (“CFS”) for the two submarine cables that serve the island:

Cable Facilities Surcharge
Summer (June-Sept.) 0.937¢/kWh
Winter (Oct.-May) 0.513¢/kWh
Rates for Supplier Services

View our Supply Costs area for details on our Basic Service pricing.

If you are a residential customer and meet the requirements listed below then you may be eligible for a discount on your monthly electric bill. This will save you money and will not affect the service you currently receive. On October 1, 2019, National Grid implemented new distribution charges approved by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities. After October 1, 2019, the newly approved Residential Low-Income Rate R-2 tariff discount has changed. Eligible customers will now receive a credit based on 32 percent of the total charges reflected on their bill. To apply, please complete this Eligibility Criteria for the Discount (R-2) Rate document, including a program ID card or agency acceptance letter, and return to National Grid or call us at 1-800-322-3223.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Your household income does not exceed 60% of the state median income level
  • You are currently qualified to receive fuel assistance benefits or are participating in one of the following programs: EAEDC, Food Stamps, WIC, Head Start, Mass Health, National School Lunch Program, Public Housing, School Breakfast Program, Supplemental Security Program, TAFDC, Veterans Programs - 115 benefits, DIC surviving parent, Non-Service Pension
Rates for Delivery Service

(For definitions of these charges, please view Glossary of terms on your bill.)

Customer Charge $7.00/month
Distribution Charge* 7.411¢/kWh
Transmission Charge 3.130¢/kWh
Transition Charge (0.086)¢/kWh
Energy Efficiency Charge 0.545¢/kWh
Renewables Charge 0.050¢/kWh
Distribution Solar Charge 0.356¢/kWh
Low Income Discount (32%)

* Includes: Basic Service Adjustment Factor (0.033)¢, Residential Assistance Adjustment Factor 0.614¢, Storm Fund Replenishment Adjustment Factor 0.301¢, Pension/PBOP Adjustment Factor 0.182¢, Revenue Decoupling Mechanism Factor 0.251¢, Net CapEx Factor 0.410¢, Attorney General Consultant Expenses Factor 0.006¢, Solar Cost Adjustment Factor (0.005)¢,Smart Grid Distribution Adjustment Factor 0.028¢,Net Metering Recovery Surcharge 1.061¢, Long-Term Renewable Energy Contract Adjustment Factor 0.056¢, Vegetation Management Factor 0.024¢ and 2017 Tax Act Credit Factor (0.067)¢.

In addition to the rates for Delivery Service listed above, customers on Nantucket Island are also subject to the following Cable Facilities Surcharge (“CFS”) for the two submarine cables that serve the island:

Cable Facilities Surcharge
Summer (June-Sept.) 0.534¢/kWh
Winter (Oct.-May) 0.317¢/kWh
Rates for Supplier Services

View our Supply Costs area for details on our Basic Service pricing.

The table below contains historical National Grid Electric Delivery Service Rates as approved by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities.

M.D.P.U. Number
Nantucket Electric Massachusetts Electric Effective Date
1-20-C Not Applicable March 1, 2020
1-20-B 1-20-B February 1, 2020
1-20-A 1-20-A January 1, 2020
1-19-G 1-19-G October 1, 2019
1-19-F 1-19-F August 1, 2019
1-19-E 1-19-E June 1, 2019
1-19-D 1-19-D May 1, 2019
1-19-C 1-19-C March 1, 2019
1-19-B 1-19-B February 1, 2019
1-19-A 1-19-A January 1, 2019
1-18-G 1-18-G November 1, 2018
1-18-F 1-18-F October 1, 2018
1-18-E 1-18-E August 1, 2018
1-18-D 1-18-D July 1, 2018
1-18-C 1-18-C May 1, 2018
1-18-B 1-18-B March 1, 2018
1-18-A 1-18-A February 1, 2018
1-17-E 1-17-E November 1, 2017
1-17-D 1-17-D August 1, 2017
1-17-C 1-17-C May 1, 2017
1-17-B 1-17-B April 1, 2017
1-17-A 1-17-A March 1, 2017
1-16-I 1-16-G February 1, 2017
1-16-H 1-16-F November 1, 2016
1-16-G 1-16-E October 1, 2016
1-16-F 1-16-D September 1, 2016
1-16-E 1-16-C August 1, 2016
1-16-D Not Applicable July 1, 2016
1-16-C Not Applicable June 1, 2016
1-16-B 1-16-B May 1, 2016
1-16-A 1-16-A March 1, 2016
573 Not Applicable January 1, 2016
572 1260 November 1, 2015
567 1251 May 1, 2015
566 1249 April 1, 2015
565 1246 March 1, 2015

Summary of Rates