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PSNH Residential Electric Rates Increases by 20%

New power rates will apply for customers of Public Service Company of New Hampshire (PSNH or Eversource) starting February 1, 2022, and covering a 6-month period. That’s as the New Hampshire PUC approved the new energy service (default service) rates.    The Small Customer Group, including residential customers, can expect a 20% hike in the PSNH …

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NSTAR East Residential Electric Rates Increases by 46%

NSTAR (Eversource Energy) customers can expect higher electricity bills in 2022. The hike is due to the increased basic service electric rates that the utility company filed with the Massachusetts DPU for its Eastern MA service area. The higher power prices become effective on January 1, 2022.   The rates mentioned here include the existing Basic …

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Maine Versant-MPD Residential SOS Rate Increases by 84%

Power rates for residential/small customer and medium commercial customer classes of Versant Power-Maine Public District (MPD, formerly Maine Public Service) will increase in 2022. This comes as the Maine PUC approves the new Standard Offer electricity rates filed by the utility company.    The Versant-MPD residential and small customer Standard Offer rate of $0.060267 per kWh …

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NSTAR Residential Electric Rates Increases by 45%

New basic service electricity rates will rise for NSTAR Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy customers as the utility filed for the increased prices with the Massachusetts DPU. The rate hike will specifically affect consumers in the utility company’s Western Massachusetts service territory (WMA), formerly WMECO service territory, starting January 1, 2022.    The new rates include …

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Maine Residential, & Small C&I Electric Rates Increase by 88%

Residential and business customers of Versant Power, Bangor Hydro District (BHE), as well as large business customers in Versant’s Maine Public District (MPS), will pay more for electricity this coming year. The increase will reflect the new Standard Offer electricity supply rates posted by the Maine Public Utilities Commission.   For BHE, the current residential and …

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CL&P Residential Service Rate Increases by 64%

Residential and small business customers of Connecticut Light & Power will experience a spike in their electricity bills starting January 2022. This comes from the increase in CL&P’s Standard Service rates and Last Resort Service rates. The new Standard Service rates will be in effect from January 2022 through June 2022. Meanwhile, the Last Resort …

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Pennsylvania Commercial Electric Rates Increases by 18% – 34%

Commercial customers of FirstEnergy Pennsylvania can expect to pay more for power towards the end of the year. This is an offshoot of the new tariffed commercial PTC-Default rates that the utility company filed with the Public Utility Commission. The increased energy prices cover a three-month period starting on December 1, 2021.   The PTC-Default rates …

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PPL Residential Electric Rate Set to Increase by 25%

PPL Electric customers will be ending the year with higher electricity bills. This comes as a result of the new electricity prices posted by the utility for the period commencing on December 1, 2021.   Starting December 1, 2021, the residential (RS) Price to Compare (PTC) goes up to 9.502 cents per kWh, as posted by …

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UI Residential Service Rate Increase by 33%

Power consumers being serviced by United Illuminating will welcome the coming year with higher electricity bills. This is the upshot of the new default service rates that UI filed with the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA). The increased rates will be in effect beginning January 1, 2022.   United Illuminating’s residential (Rate R) Standard Service …

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Pennsylvania Electric Rate Increase, Met-Ed by 4%, West Penn by 5%

Households serviced by Met-Ed and West Penn will find themselves paying more for electricity as the year ends. This comes as a result of the new tariffed residential PTC-Default rates that the FirstEnergy Pennsylvania utilities filed with the Pennsylvania PUC. The new rates will cover a three-month period that commences on December 1, 2021.   The …

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PECO Residential Electric Bill Increase by 6%

PECO customers can expect an upward swing in their electricity bills starting December 1, 2021. The hike for residential customers is pegged at 6%, while that for small industrial and commercial customers is at 8%. This comes as the energy company files for new electric Generation Supply Adjustment (GSA) charges with the Pennsylvania PUC.    …

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Unitil Price Increases Twice as much in December 2021

Customers of Unitil can expect a surge in their electricity bill in 2022. This comes as Fitchburg Gas and Electric Light Company d/b/a Unitil files for an increase in its electric ba-sic service rates with the Massachusetts DPU. The increased rates will cover the period starting December 1, 2021.   The mark-up will see the residential …

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BGE Customers To Pay 12% More For Electricity

Households in Maryland will find themselves likely paying higher electricity rates as Baltimore Gas & Electric, the 200-year-old electricity and gas distribution network with 1.6M customers filed new residential rates for the three-month period starting October 1, 2021. For Schedule R residential customers, this means a 12% increase, from the current rate of 6.166¢ per …

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Residential & Commercial FirstEnergy Customers Will Pay 6% Higher Bills

Pennsylvanian utility customers will get an unpleasant surprise at the end of the summer in the form of higher electricity bills. The state’s four major utilities, Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power, and West Penn Power, all members of the FirstEnergy Pennsylvania group have collectively filed with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to propose new, higher default …

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PECO Customers Will Pay More for Electricity

Electricity customers in Pennsylvania will likely be paying higher residential electricity bills while the small business electricity customers will see their bills lower this fall. PECO has filed with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission for new Prices to Compare (PTCs) for residential and small business customers, starting September 1, 2021, and while the prices are …

New Hampshire (Eversource) Customers To Pay More For Electricity

New Hampshire households and businesses served by the utility company Eversource will pay more for electricity from August, as the New Hampshire PUC approved a new default service tariff for the period August 1, 2021, through January 31, 2022. What is the proposed increase? For Eversource residential and small commercial customers, this means a 33% …

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Penn Power Default Rates To Go Up By 26%

Pennsylvanian households and businesses served by the utility company Penn Power will pay more for electricity from June 2021, if the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) approves new tariffed residential and commercial default rates, filed by the group of FirstEnergy Pennsylvania utilities. Penn Power serves approximately 165,000 customers within 1,100 square miles of western Pennsylvania. …

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Penelec Default Rates To Go Up By 30%

Pennsylvanian households and businesses served by the utility company Penelec will pay more for electricity from June 2021, if the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) approves new tariffed residential and commercial default rates, filed by the group of FirstEnergy Pennsylvania utilities. Penelec serves approximately 585,000 customers within 17,600 square miles of northern and central Pennsylvania. …

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Met-Ed Default Rates To Go Up By 23%

Pennsylvanian households and businesses served by the utility company Met-Ed will pay more for electricity from June 2021, if the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) approves new tariffed residential and commercial default rates, filed by the group of FirstEnergy Pennsylvania utilities. Met-Ed serves about 560,000 customers within 3,300 square miles of eastern and southeastern Pennsylvania. …

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PECO Prices To Compare Increasing On June 1

Electricity customers in Pennsylvania might experience changes to their residential electricity bills, starting June 1, 2021. PECO has filed with the Pennsylvania PUC for new mass Prices to Compare (PTCs) across all customer categories – Residential (R, RH), General Service (GS), Primary – Distribution Power (PD), and High – Tension Power (HT). The new proposed …

Penn Power Commercial Electricity Rates Going Up 14%

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has approved new tariffed commercial PTC-Default rates filed by the FirstEnergy Pennsylvania utilities, for the three-month period between March 1, 2021, through May 31, 2021. The new higher rates will impact commercial customers of Penn Power, West Penn Power, Penelec, and Met-Ed. For Penn Power commercial customers, this means a …

Met-Ed Commercial Customers’ Default Electricity Rate Goes Up by 6%

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has approved new tariffed commercial PTC-Default rates filed by the FirstEnergy Pennsylvania utilities, for the three-month period between March 1, 2021 through May 31, 2021. The new higher rates will impact commercial customers of Penn Power, West Penn Power, Penelec and Met-Ed. For Met-Ed commercial customers, this means a 6% …

Penelec Commercial Customers’ Default Electricity Rate Increasing 7%

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has approved new tariffed commercial PTC-Default rates filed by the FirstEnergy Pennsylvania utilities, for the three-month period between March 1, 2021, through May 31, 2021. The new higher rates will impact commercial customers of Penn Power, West Penn Power, Penelec and Met-Ed. For Penelec commercial customers, this means a 7% …

Met-Ed, Penelec & Penn Power Soon To Charge 12% Less For Electricity

Pennsylvanian customers will experience changes to their residential electricity bills, starting March 1, 2021. The state’s four major utilities, Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power, and West Penn Power, all members of the FirstEnergy Pennsylvania group, have collectively filed new tariffed residential PTC-Default rates with the Pennsylvania PUC for the following three-month period. The new default electric …

PECO Customers Soon To Pay 13% Less for Electricity

Small commercial and residential customers in Pennsylvania will experience changes to their monthly electricity bills, starting March 1, 2021. PECO has filed with the Pennsylvania PUC for a new generation rate for the following three-month period. For residential customers, this means 3% decrease, from the current rate of $0.05920 per kWh to $0.05761 per kWh. …

Central Maine Power Customers Soon to Pay Less For Electricity

For customers of Central Maine Power (CMP), one of the key electric and gas utilities in central and southern Maine, Christmas came a little early this year. The Main Public Utility Commission has approved the reduction of CMP Standard Offer electricity rates (commonly known as the Price to Compare) by 12%.   From January, residential …

NSTAR (Eversource Energy) Price to Compare Increase 20%

NSTAR (Eversource Energy) customers will be among the Massachusetts residents who will see their electric bills swell up next year. The utility company has filed with the Massachusetts DPU to raise both residential and commercial default electric rates (known as the ‘Price To Compare’) starting January 2021. For NSTAR residential customers, this means an increase …

Walmart to Start Offering Electric Rates to Residential Customers

Pennsylvania residential customers will soon have another energy company competing for their custom. The retail electric provider Texas Retail Energy LLC, owned by Walmart has until now supplied electricity only to its own stores, but that’s about to change. The company has recently applied for an amended license with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to service …

United Illuminating Increases Electric Rates By Up to 8%

Connecticut customers who receive electricity from the utility company United Illuminating will see an increase on the supply side of their electric bill from next year. Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) approved an increased price for the standard tariff (also known as the Price to Compare) for residential and small commercial customers beginning January 2021. …

Connecticut Light & Power Raises Electric Rates By 14%

Connecticut residents are yet again to brace for higher electric prices as the winter approaches. Connecticut Light & Power (Eversource) utility company has received approval from the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority for increasing the standard tariff (also known as the Price to Compare) from January 2021 to June 2021 for residential and small business customers. …

PPL Electric Price to Compare Set to Increase

As the world wraps up the already turbulent year 2020, PPL Electric customers will need to brace for another surprise – electric rate hikes. The utility company announced that from Dec. 1, the new price to compare for residential customers will go up to 7.317 cents per kWh of electricity, from the current 7.284 cents. The …

Unitil Electric Price to Compare Set To Increase By 18%

The residents of Massachusetts are likely going to end the year 2020 with higher electric bills. The utility Fitchburg Gas and Electric Light Company, a member of the Unitil Corporation, has filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to raise the standard electric tariffs for the period beginning December 1, 2020. The news …

National Grid Set to Increase Rates By Up to 28% in Massachusetts

Massachusetts residents are yet again to brace for higher electric and natural gas prices as the year 2020 wraps up. National Grid, one of the largest utility companies in the Northeast, has submitted proposals for increasing the standard tariff offers (also known as the Price to Compare) from November 1, 2020, through April 30, 2021, …

Penelec Power Price To Compare Increase

Penelec customers will be among the Pennsylvania residents who will see their electric bills swell up this year. The utility company has received approval from the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) of Pennsylvania to raise both residential and commercial default electric rates (known as the ‘Price To Compare’) in September 2020. The tariffed residential rate is …

Penn Power Price To Compare Increase

Last month, FirstEnergy Pennsylvania utility companies announced new Price To Compare (PTC) rates, approved by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) starting September 1. Among these companies is Penn Power, an electric utility that serves approximately 165,000 customers within 1,100 square miles of western Pennsylvania. Its commercial customers will see their tariffed rate, called ‘Price to …

Met-Ed Price To Compare Increase

Pennsylvanian customers will yet again likely find themselves paying more for electricity than before. The Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Pennsylvania has approved another rate increase for the FirstEnergy Pennsylvania utility companies, including Met-Ed, starting in September 2020. Met-Ed’s tariffed residential rate, called ‘Price to Compare’ is set to increase by 7%, from the current …