Somerville CCE Rates

Somerville Community Choice Electricity (CCE) offers three rates, described below. You will also find information to compare Somerville CCE rates to the Eversource Basic Service rates.

New Rates Starting in 2020.


Somerville CCE Rate Overview

The following applies to all Somerville CCE Rates starting in January 2020.

Term

All Somerville CCE rates are fixed for two years, from January 2020 to end of December 2022.

Renewable Energy

All Somerville CCE products include the minimum types and amounts of renewable energy required by State law. Somerville Local Green and Somerville 100% Local Green have extra renewable energy included, above and beyond the State requirements.

All extra renewable energy in the Somerville CCE rates qualifies as MA Class I renewable energy. The program sources its extra MA Class I renewable energy from the Green Energy Consumers Alliance. They help make our impact stronger and more local. Learn more about our extra renewable energy here.

Exit Terms

You can do the following at anytime during the program without penalty:

  1. Switch between any product in Somerville CCE (for example, opting up to Somerville 100% Local Green); OR
  2. Leave Somerville CCE and return to Eversource Basic Service

Applicability

The price of each Somerville CCE product is the same for all customer types: Residential, Small Business and Large Business.


Somerville CCE Rates

Somerville Local Green

Price: 10.519 ¢/kWh

Renewable Energy: Extra 10% MA Class I

Total MA Class I content in 2020: 26%

  • 16% required by State law in 2020
  • 10% extra voluntarily added

Also includes renewable energy to meet MA Class II, APS and the Clean Energy Standard.

Switch to Somerville Local Green: Click here


Somerville 100% Local Green

Price: 13.219 ¢/kWh

Renewable Energy: Extra 100% MA Class I

Total MA Class I content in 2020: 126%

  • 16% required by State law in 2020
  • 100% extra voluntarily added

**Tax Credit** The value of the extra 100% MA Class I renewable energy qualifies as a deduction on federal income taxes. For more information, click here.

Also includes renewable energy to meet MA Class II, APS and the Clean Energy Standard.

Switch to Somerville 100% Local Green: Click here

Opting up would add just ~$10 per month to the typical Somerville household bill (400kWh per month) compared to Somerville Local Green, and could potentially be even less compared to Eversource’s Basic Service. Use our calculator (here) to see the impact on your own bill.

Over 400 households and 20 businesses have already opted up!


Somerville Basic

Price: 10.219 ¢/kWh

Renewable Energy: No extra renewable energy

Total MA Class I content in 2020: 16%

  • 16% required by State law in 2020
  • No extra voluntarily added

Also includes renewable energy to meet MA Class II, APS and the Clean Energy Standard.

Switch to Somerville Basic: Click here


Eversource Basic Service

Prices:

  • Residential: 12.422 ¢/kWh (January – June 2020)
  • Small Business: 11.912 ¢/kWh (January – June 2020)
  • Large Business/Industrial: 13.369 ¢/kWh (January – March 2020)

The Somerville CCE program cannot guarantee savings compared to Eversource Basic Service, because future Basic Service rates are not known beyond the months listed above.

Renewable Energy: No extra renewable energy

Total MA Class I content in 2020: 16%

  • 16% required by State law in 2020
  • No extra voluntarily added

Also includes renewable energy to meet MA Class II, APS and the Clean Energy Standard.