Monthly Default Service Price

Monthly default prices were introduced in December 2000. Before that date, each distribution company's default service price was set equal to its standard offer price and remained constant for a one-year period.

YEAR 2002

The rates listed in the table below have been approved by the Department.
(prices listed in cents/kwh)

Jan '02Feb '02Mar '02
Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.
BECo6.8237.0447.3466.7947.1057.1666.0856.3115.993
Cambridge6.4816.6886.9486.4466.7416.7725.7675.9925.665
ComElec6.6816.8947.1296.6526.9576.9585.9546.1845.825
Fitchburg
(see note 4)
5.3445.354
5.171
5.0155.3445.354
5.171
5.0154.7424.75
4.6
4.4461
MECo7.4457.9827.5357.2557.6927.2026.4786.556.496
WMECo
(see note 6)
8.07.92
6.64
7.998.177.94
6.65
8.16.726.66
6.61
6.88


Apr '02May '02June '02
Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.
BECo6.0346.1725.9396.0996.226.0236.4646.5366.715
Cambridge5.7395.8595.6115.7925.95.6916.1326.2086.351
ComElec5.9126.0435.765.9746.0925.8386.3316.3966.552
Fitchburg
(see note 4)
4.4724.75
4.6
4.44614.7094.718
4.567
4.435.3655.375
5.720
5.548
MECo6.4066.4286.335.4385.6925.2096.1626.7085.209
WMECo
see note 6
6.996.95
6.81
7.117.097.26
6.71
7.498.298.62
6.73
8.19


July '02Aug '02Sept '02
Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.
BECo5.6385.6717.1275.6385.6717.2405.6385.6715.304
Cambridge5.3515.386.7355.3515.386.8455.3515.385.015
ComElec5.525.5526.9285.525.5527.0335.525.5525.159
Fitchburg
(see note 4)
6.4736.485
5.720
5.5486.446.452
5.720
5.5484.6564.664
5.72
5.548
MECo7.4987.7765.2097.1887.8515.2095.3595.5815.209
WMECo
(see note 6)
5.715.99
4.98
5.95.786.08
4.98
6.04.494.57
4.09
4.53


Oct '02Nov '02Dec '02
Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.
BECo5.6385.6714.6865.6385.6715.0195.6385.6715.877
Cambridge5.3515.384.4275.3515.384.7455.3515.385.553
ComElec5.525.5524.555.525.5524.8785.525.5525.709
Fitchburg
(see note 4)
4.4944.503
5.72
5.5484.5484.557
5.72
5.5485.0865.095
5.036
4.884
MECo5.2885.1515.2095.094.9984.975.2545.1075.083
WMECo
(see note 6)
3.963.93
3.8
3.914.24.21
4.17
4.24.864.88
4.73
4.85

NOTES

(1) BECo's residential prices apply to its R1, R2, R3, and R4 customers. BECo's commercial prices apply to its G1, G2, T1 and street lighting customers. BECo's industrial prices apply to its G3 and T2 customers.

(2) Cambridge's residential prices apply to its R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 customers. Cambridge's commercial prices apply to its G0, G1, G4, G5, G6, and street lighting customers. Cambridge's industrial prices apply to its G2 and G3 customers.

(3) ComElec's residential prices apply to its R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 customers. ComElec's commercial prices apply to its G1, G4, G5, G6, G7, and street lighting customers. ComElec's industrial prices apply to its G2 and G3 customers.

(4) Fitchburg's residential prices apply to its RD-1, RD-2, and RD-4 customers. The price listed on top in the commercial column applies to Fitchburg's GD-1and GD-6 customers. The price listed on bottom top in the commercial column applies to Fitchburg's GD-2, GD-4, GD-5, and outdoor lighting customers. Fitchburg's industrial prices apply to its GD-3 customers.

(5) MECo's residential prices apply to its R-1, R-2, and R-4 customers. MECo's commercial prices apply to its G-1 and streetlighting customers. MECo's industrial prices apply to its G-2 and G-3 customers.

(6) WMECo's residential prices apply to its R-1, R-2, R-3, and R-4 customers.The price listed on top in the commercial column applies to WMECo's G-0, T-0, 23, and 24 customers.The price listed on bottom top in the commercial column applies to WMECo's street lighting customers. WMECo's industrial prices apply to its G-2, T-2, T-4, I-1, I-3, PR, and Contracts customers.


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