• Electric Power Division Responsibilities

    The Department of Public Utilities regulates investor-owned electric companies:  (1) Fitchburg Gas and Electric Light Company d/b/a Unitil, (2) Massachusetts Electric Company and Nantucket Electric Company each d/b/a National Grid, (3) NSTAR Electric d/b/a Eversource Energy, and (4) Western Massachusetts Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy. 

  • Retail Electric Market

    The materials posted here include: (1) electricity purchase options for consumers (Competitive Supply), (2) supplier and broker license application and renewal, (3) customer migration data, and (4) additional information as a result of the restructured Massachusetts market such as the purchase of accounts receivables and municipal aggregation.

  • Renewable Energy Resources

    The materials posted here include: (1) net metering, (2) long-term contracts for renewable energy, and (3) distribution company owned solar. 

  • Energy Efficiency

    Get information on:  (1) current energy efficiency events, (2) recent Orders, (3) ongoing investigations, and (4) other relevant energy efficiency information.

  • Grid Modernization

    The materials posted here are intended to help users understand the grid modernization opportunities that are under consideration by the Department. 

  • Safety and Reliability

    Get important information on Dig-Safe requirements and Company Safety Plans.
  • Pole Attachments and Double Poles

    Learn about Department of Public Utilities and Department of Telecommunications and Cable jurisdiction over pole attachments and double poles