- Read Department of Public Utility Orders and see data on fixed and variable rates for basic service
In 1998, Massachusetts deregulated its electricity market, allowing customers of the investor-owned utilities to purchase the generation portion of their electric service from competitive suppliers or electricity brokers. This section provides information on how the deregulated electric system works and what to look for when choosing a supplier.
- Monthly tables illustrating the migration of electric power customers in Massachusetts from incumbent generation sources to competitive generation sources since March 1, 1998.
Suppliers and brokers currently offering competitive electricity in Massachusetts.
- Other information on electric utility restructuring, including guides and status reports.
- Find a list of all competitive suppliers licensed in the Commonwealth by the Department of Public Utilities
- Massachusetts' Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) was one of the first programs in the nation that required a certain percentage of the state's electricity to come from renewable energy. The Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (APS) was established to complement the RPS Program, providing requirements and incentives for alternative electricity technologies.
- Look here for a summary of the Department of Public Utilities' electric industry restructuring proceedings; generation service information; and information for competitive suppliers