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 2003

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

Jan '03Feb '03Mar '03
Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.
BECo5.4075.5385.3735.1995.3145.1734.8054.924.871
Cambridge5.1325,2565.0794.9355.0444.894.5614.674.605
ComElec5.2955.4235.2195.0915.2045.0254.7064.8184.732
Fitchburg
(see note 4)
5.0865.095
5.44
5.2765.0865.095
5.467
5.3024.7314.74
4.654
4.514
MECo5.6175.565.5345.3935.3265.3254.7284.6834.656
WMECo
(see note 6)
5.6535.653
4.93
5.5915.6465.631
4.872
5.5664.5874.648
3.788
4.598


Apr '03May '03June '03
Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.
BECo4.7184.8494.8174.85.1235.0395.2875.625.47
Cambridge4.4784.6034.5544.5564.8624.7635.0185.3345.171
ComElec4.624.7494.6794.75.0164.8945.1775.5035.313
Fitchburg
(see note 4)
4.7314.74
4.605
4.4674.7314.74
4.68
4.547.1077.12
7.303
7.084
MECo4.5494.4864.4697.4227.7428.622N
7.519S
7.239W
7.638.2658.622N
7.982S
7.617W
WMECo
see note 6
4.7944.863
3.625
4.7844.8294.998
3.732
4.9675.1645.299
4.069
5.175


July '03Aug '03Sept '03
Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.
BECo7.5557.9567.332N
7.142S
7.3517.7697.167N
6.978S
6.0196.1796.579N
5.577S
Cambridge7.1937.586.8726.9997.4016.7175.7395.8936.161
ComElec7.0897.3536.9386.8917.1896.7785.5395.6145.417
Fitchburg
(see note 4)
7.867.874
8.37
8.1187.7317.745
8.316
8.0666.296.302
6.786
6.582
MECo8.3139.0928.622N
8.93S
8.81W
8.0248.988.622N
8.783S
8.296W
6.5857.1048.622N
6.935S
6.28W
WMECo
(see note 6)
8.0058.605
6.520
8.3547.9148.538
6.325
8.3116.4416.732
5.453
6.570


Oct '03Nov '03Dec '03
Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.Res.Com.Ind.
BECo5.6215.6396.49N
5.077S
5.735.7076.461N
5.198S
6.2516.1496.555N
5.591S
Cambridge5.3625.3796.0775.4625.4416.0495.9585.8616.138
ComElec5.1275.0974.9315.2855.2095.0495.7695.6155.43
Fitchburg
(see note 4)
6.0436.054
5.709
5.5375.9675.978
5.968
5.7885.8775.888
6.428
6.234
MECo6.0076.1048.622N
6.197S
5.999W
5.4285.4385.642N
5.311S
5.312W
5.7575.7375.944N
5.6 S
5.606W
WMECo
(see note 6)
6.0525.751
5.125
6.1445.9186.046
5.575
5.9926.0726.662
6.246
6.111

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. Beginning in July 2003, default service prices for BECo's G-3 and T-2 customers differ by ISO load zone --"N" refers to prices in the Northeast Massachusetts zone; "S" refers to prices in the Southeast Massachusetts zone.

(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.Beginning in May 2003, default service prices for MECo's G-2 and G-3 customers differ by ISO load zone --"N" refers to prices in the Northeast Massachusetts zone; "S" refers to prices in the Southeast Massachusetts zone; "W" refers to prices in the West-Central Massachusetts zone.

(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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