Government Agencies

There are a number of government agencies available to answer your questions, provide you with information, and address any problems that you may have. They are as follows:

Questions About Restructuring:

Call the your electric distribution company or the Department of Public Utilities, Consumer Division 1-877-886-5066.

To Report The Unauthorized Switching Of Suppliers:

Call the Department of Public Utilities, Consumer Division 1-877-886-5066.

Questions About Cape Light Compact:

Call the Cape Light Compact at 1-800-381-9192.

To Report Fraud Or Unfair Practices:

Call the Office of the Attorney General at 617-727-2200.

Distribution Companies

The following is a list of distribution companies currently serving the state. As before, power outages and other maintenance problems are to be reported to the distribution company servicing your area. Customers of the state's non-profit municipal utilities should continue to contact their utility in the event of an outage.

Massachusetts Electric d/b/a National Grid1-800-322-3223
Nantucket Electric d/b/a National Grid1-800-322-3223
NStar d/b/a Eversource Energy1-800-592-2000
Western Massachusetts Electric d/b/a Eversource Energy1-877-659-6326

Municipal Electric Companies

The following links to the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company, which provides information on restructuring and municipal utilities:


  • Massachusetts Wholesale Electric Company - Provides more information about the state's non-profit, community-owned municipal electric utilities and why they are exempt from most provisions of the Commonwealth's electric industry restructuring law.

Competitive Power Suppliers

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