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Cost of Gas Adjustment Factor Rates and Information

The gas supply rate, or Cost of Gas Adjustment factor (GAF), and the Local Distribution Adjustment factor (LDAF) are semiannual rates charged by regulated Massachusetts gas companies.

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Gas Supply Rate/GAF Information

The cost of gas adjustment factor, or GAF, is the rate charged (per therm) by gas companies to recover the cost to buy and transport gas supply to Massachusetts.  If you don't know which gas company serves your location, visit here.

GAF Rate Schedule

Peak period (or winter) rate: November 1 through April 30.

Off-peak period (or summer) rate: May 1 through October 31.

GAF Revisions

While the approved GAFs are meant to cover an entire 6-month period, they may be revised during that time due to the change in the market price for natural gas or other factors.  A gas company may, at any time, submit an amended GAF filing to the Department of Public Utilities (DPU). The gas company must submit the amended GAF filing 7 business days before the first billing cycle of the month in which the new rate would take effect.  220 CMR 6.12. If the DPU approves the amended GAF, we will post an update to this page and label the gas company's GAFs as REVISED. 

LDAF Rate Information

The local distribution adjustment factor, or LDAF, is the rate charged by gas companies to recover costs related to:

For company-specific delivery rate information, including revenue decoupling, go to the DPU's Delivery Rates and Tariffs page.

Historical GAF/LDAF rates and data

For current docket information in the DPU Fileroom, click on the applicable Company listed below.

For GAF and LDAF rates in effect before the 2022 off-peak period, please download the GAF Historical Data Workbook.


Off-Peak 2022 Rates Revision 3 (Effective 8/1/22 through 10/31/22)

Berkshire Gas Company

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential  $/Therm 1.0835 0.4129
G-41/G-51 $/Therm 1.0835 0.2265
G-42/G-52 $/Therm 1.0835 0.1767
G-43/G-53 $/Therm 1.0835 0.1343
T-54 $/Therm 1.0835 0.0276

 

Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts (formerly Bay State Gas d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.7793 0.4013
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.8099 0.4013
G-40 $/Therm 0.8099 0.2130
G-41 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1458
G-42 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1333
G-43 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1176
G-50 $/Therm 0.7793 0.2130
G-51 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1458
G-52 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1333
G-53 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1176

 

Fitchburg Gas d/b/a Unitil

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.8964 0.5479
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.9228 0.5479
G-41 $/Therm 0.9228 0.4079
G-42 $/Therm 0.9228 0.2484
G-43 $/Therm 0.9228 0.1950
G-51 $/Therm 0.8964 0.4079
G-52 $/Therm 0.8964 0.2484
G-53 $/Therm 0.8964 0.1950

 

Liberty Utilities - Blackstone (formerly Blackstone Gas Company)REVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8418 0.3755
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 0.8418 0.2097
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 0.8418 0.1573

 

Liberty Utilities - North Attleboro/Fall River

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8678 0.6217
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 0.8678 0.3664
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 0.8678 0.2838

 

National Grid - Boston GasREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.6788 0.3644
G-41B/E, G-51B/E $/Therm 0.6788 0.1944
G-42B/E, G-52B/E $/Therm 0.6788 0.1800
G-43B/E, G-53B/E $/Therm 0.6788 0.1690
G-44B, G-54B $/Therm 0.5392 0.1549
G-44B, G-54B $/MDCQ 1.2709  

 

National Grid - former Colonial GasREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.6788 0.3175
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.6788 0.1500
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.6788 0.1421
G-43, G-53 $/Therm 0.6788 0.1238

 

NSTAR Gas Company d/b/a Eversource EnergyREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.6598 0.3631
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.6598 0.1809
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.6598 0.1604
G-43, G-53, T-1 $/Therm 0.6598 0.1064

 

Off-Peak 2022 Rates Revision 2 (Effective 7/1/22 through 7/31/22)

Berkshire Gas Company

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential  $/Therm 1.0835 0.4129
G-41/G-51 $/Therm 1.0835 0.2265
G-42/G-52 $/Therm 1.0835 0.1767
G-43/G-53 $/Therm 1.0835 0.1343
T-54 $/Therm 1.0835 0.0276

 

Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts (formerly Bay State Gas d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.7793 0.4013
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.8099 0.4013
G-40 $/Therm 0.8099 0.2130
G-41 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1458
G-42 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1333
G-43 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1176
G-50 $/Therm 0.7793 0.2130
G-51 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1458
G-52 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1333
G-53 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1176

On October 7, 2020, the Department approved a Settlement Agreement authorizing the sale of Bay State Gas to Eversource Energy.  Eversource Energy/Bay State Gas Company Merger, D.P.U. 20‑59 (October 7, 2020).  The sale closed on October 9, 2020.  The name for Bay State Gas/Columbia Gas of Massachusetts is now Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts.

 

Fitchburg Gas d/b/a Unitil

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.8964 0.5479
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.9228 0.5479
G-41 $/Therm 0.9228 0.4079
G-42 $/Therm 0.9228 0.2484
G-43 $/Therm 0.9228 0.1950
G-51 $/Therm 0.8964 0.4079
G-52 $/Therm 0.8964 0.2484
G-53 $/Therm 0.8964 0.1950

 

Liberty Utilities - Blackstone (formerly Blackstone Gas Company)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.2281 0.3755
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 1.2281 0.2097
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 1.2281 0.1573

On October 13, 2020, the Department approved the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company by Liberty Utilities.  Petition of Liberty Utilities for approval by the Department of Public Utilities, pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 96, of the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company, D.P.U. 20-03, at n.5 (October 13, 2020).  The acquisition closed on December 31, 2020.  The name for Blackstone Gas Company is now Liberty Utilities.

 

Liberty Utilities - North Attleboro/Fall RiverREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8678 0.6217
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 0.8678 0.3664
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 0.8678 0.2838

 

National Grid - Boston Gas

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.0487 0.3644
G-41B/E, G-51B/E $/Therm 1.0487 0.1944
G-42B/E, G-52B/E $/Therm 1.0487 0.1800
G-43B/E, G-53B/E $/Therm 1.0487 0.1690
G-44B, G-54B $/Therm 0.9196 0.1549
G-44B, G-54B $/MDCQ 1.1709  

 

National Grid - former Colonial Gas

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.0487 0.3175
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 1.0487 0.1500
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 1.0487 0.1421
G-43, G-53 $/Therm 1.0487 0.1238

 

NSTAR Gas Company d/b/a Eversource Energy

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7751 0.3631
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.7751 0.1809
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.7751 0.1604
G-43, G-53, T-1 $/Therm 0.7751 0.1064

 

Off-Peak 2022 Rates Revision 1 (Effective 6/1/22 through 6/30/22)

Berkshire Gas CompanyREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential  $/Therm 1.0835 0.4129
G-41/G-51 $/Therm 1.0835 0.2265
G-42/G-52 $/Therm 1.0835 0.1767
G-43/G-53 $/Therm 1.0835 0.1343
T-54 $/Therm 1.0835 0.0276

 

Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts (formerly Bay State Gas d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.7793 0.4013
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.8099 0.4013
G-40 $/Therm 0.8099 0.2130
G-41 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1458
G-42 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1333
G-43 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1176
G-50 $/Therm 0.7793 0.2130
G-51 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1458
G-52 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1333
G-53 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1176

On October 7, 2020, the Department approved a Settlement Agreement authorizing the sale of Bay State Gas to Eversource Energy.  Eversource Energy/Bay State Gas Company Merger, D.P.U. 20‑59 (October 7, 2020).  The sale closed on October 9, 2020.  The name for Bay State Gas/Columbia Gas of Massachusetts is now Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts.

 

Fitchburg Gas d/b/a UnitilREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.8964 0.5479
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.9228 0.5479
G-41 $/Therm 0.9228 0.4079
G-42 $/Therm 0.9228 0.2484
G-43 $/Therm 0.9228 0.1950
G-51 $/Therm 0.8964 0.4079
G-52 $/Therm 0.8964 0.2484
G-53 $/Therm 0.8964 0.1950

 

Liberty Utilities - Blackstone (formerly Blackstone Gas Company)REVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.2281 0.3755
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 1.2281 0.2097
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 1.2281 0.1573

On October 13, 2020, the Department approved the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company by Liberty Utilities.  Petition of Liberty Utilities for approval by the Department of Public Utilities, pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 96, of the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company, D.P.U. 20-03, at n.5 (October 13, 2020).  The acquisition closed on December 31, 2020.  The name for Blackstone Gas Company is now Liberty Utilities.

 

Liberty Utilities - North Attleboro/Fall RiverREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.3956 0.6217
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 1.3956 0.3664
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 1.3956 0.2838

 

National Grid - Boston GasREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.0487 0.3644
G-41B/E, G-51B/E $/Therm 1.0487 0.1944
G-42B/E, G-52B/E $/Therm 1.0487 0.1800
G-43B/E, G-53B/E $/Therm 1.0487 0.1690
G-44B, G-54B $/Therm 0.9196 0.1549
G-44B, G-54B $/MDCQ 1.1709  

 

National Grid - former Colonial GasREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.0487 0.3175
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 1.0487 0.1500
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 1.0487 0.1421
G-43, G-53 $/Therm 1.0487 0.1238

 

NSTAR Gas Company d/b/a Eversource Energy

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7751 0.3631
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.7751 0.1809
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.7751 0.1604
G-43, G-53, T-1 $/Therm 0.7751 0.1064

 

Off-Peak 2022 Rates (Effective 5/1/22 through 5/31/22)

Berkshire Gas Company

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential  $/Therm 0.5650 0.4129
G-41/G-51 $/Therm 0.5650 0.2265
G-42/G-52 $/Therm 0.5650 0.1767
G-43/G-53 $/Therm 0.5650 0.1343
T-54 $/Therm 0.5650 0.0276

 

Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts (formerly Bay State Gas d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.7793 0.4013
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.8099 0.4013
G-40 $/Therm 0.8099 0.2130
G-41 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1458
G-42 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1333
G-43 $/Therm 0.8099 0.1176
G-50 $/Therm 0.7793 0.2130
G-51 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1458
G-52 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1333
G-53 $/Therm 0.7793 0.1176

On October 7, 2020, the Department approved a Settlement Agreement authorizing the sale of Bay State Gas to Eversource Energy.  Eversource Energy/Bay State Gas Company Merger, D.P.U. 20‑59 (October 7, 2020).  The sale closed on October 9, 2020.  The name for Bay State Gas/Columbia Gas of Massachusetts is now Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts.

 

Fitchburg Gas d/b/a Unitil

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.7964 0.5479
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.8228 0.5479
G-41 $/Therm 0.8228 0.4079
G-42 $/Therm 0.8228 0.2484
G-43 $/Therm 0.8228 0.1950
G-51 $/Therm 0.7964 0.4079
G-52 $/Therm 0.7964 0.2484
G-53 $/Therm 0.7964 0.1950

 

Liberty Utilities - Blackstone (formerly Blackstone Gas Company)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.6479 0.3755
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 0.6479 0.2097
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 0.6479 0.1573

On October 13, 2020, the Department approved the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company by Liberty Utilities.  Petition of Liberty Utilities for approval by the Department of Public Utilities, pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 96, of the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company, D.P.U. 20-03, at n.5 (October 13, 2020).  The acquisition closed on December 31, 2020.  The name for Blackstone Gas Company is now Liberty Utilities.

 

Liberty Utilities - North Attleboro/Fall River

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.5225 0.6217
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 0.5225 0.3664
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 0.5225 0.2838

 

National Grid - Boston Gas

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7875 0.3644
G-41B/E, G-51B/E $/Therm 0.7875 0.1944
G-42B/E, G-52B/E $/Therm 0.7875 0.1800
G-43B/E, G-53B/E $/Therm 0.7875 0.1690
G-44B, G-54B $/Therm 0.6456 0.1549
G-44B, G-54B $/MDCQ 1.2805  

 

National Grid - former Colonial Gas

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7875 0.3175
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.7875 0.1500
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.7875 0.1421
G-43, G-53 $/Therm 0.7875 0.1238

 

NSTAR Gas Company d/b/a Eversource Energy

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7751 0.3631
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.7751 0.1809
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.7751 0.1604
G-43, G-53, T-1 $/Therm 0.7751 0.1064

 


Peak Period 2021-2022 Rates Revision 4 (Effective 3/1/22 through 4/30/22)

Berkshire Gas Company

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential  $/Therm 0.8426 0.3294
G-41/G-51 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1610
G-42/G-52 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1340
G-43/G-53 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1131
T-54 $/Therm 0.8426 0.0244

 

Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts (formerly Bay State Gas d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts)REVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.8828 0.3850
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.9911 0.3850
G-40 $/Therm 0.9911 0.1991
G-41 $/Therm 0.9911 0.1369
G-42 $/Therm 0.9911 0.1218
G-43 $/Therm 0.9911 0.1081
G-50 $/Therm 0.8828 0.1991
G-51 $/Therm 0.8828 0.1369
G-52 $/Therm 0.8828 0.1218
G-53 $/Therm 0.8828 0.1081

On October 7, 2020, the Department approved a Settlement Agreement authorizing the sale of Bay State Gas to Eversource Energy.  Eversource Energy/Bay State Gas Company Merger, D.P.U. 20‑59 (October 7, 2020).  The sale closed on October 9, 2020.  The name for Bay State Gas/Columbia Gas of Massachusetts is now Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts.

 

Fitchburg Gas d/b/a UnitilREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 1.0387 0.5040
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 1.0683 0.5040
G-41 $/Therm 1.0683 0.3761
G-42 $/Therm 1.0683 0.2320
G-43 $/Therm 1.0683 0.1835
G-51 $/Therm 1.0387 0.3761
G-52 $/Therm 1.0387 0.2320
G-53 $/Therm 1.0387 0.1835

 

Liberty Utilities - Blackstone (formerly Blackstone Gas Company)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.1776 0.3755
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 1.1776 0.2097
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 1.1776 0.1573

On October 13, 2020, the Department approved the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company by Liberty Utilities.  Petition of Liberty Utilities for approval by the Department of Public Utilities, pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 96, of the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company, D.P.U. 20-03, at n.5 (October 13, 2020).  The acquisition closed on December 31, 2020.  The name for Blackstone Gas Company is now Liberty Utilities.

 

Liberty Utilities - North Attleboro/Fall RiverREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.9683 0.5785
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 0.9683 0.3390
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 0.9683 0.2588

 

National Grid - Boston GasREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.9437 0.3625
G-41B/E, G-51B/E $/Therm 0.9437 0.1960
G-42B/E, G-52B/E $/Therm 0.9437 0.1841
G-43B/E, G-53B/E $/Therm 0.9437 0.1722
G-44B, G-54B $/Therm 0.5809 0.1635
G-44B, G-54B $/MDCQ 3.6965  

 

National Grid - former Colonial GasREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.9437 0.3185
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.9437 0.1526
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.9437 0.1449
G-43, G-53 $/Therm 0.9437 0.1281

 

NSTAR Gas Company d/b/a Eversource Energy

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8309 0.3215
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.8309 0.1502
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.8309 0.1319
G-43, G-53, T-1 $/Therm 0.8309 0.0914

 

Peak Period 2021-2022 Rates Revision 3 (Effective 2/1/22 through 2/28/22)

Berkshire Gas Company

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential  $/Therm 0.8426 0.3294
G-41/G-51 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1610
G-42/G-52 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1340
G-43/G-53 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1131
T-54 $/Therm 0.8426 0.0244

 

Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts (formerly Bay State Gas d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.6515 0.3850
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.7598 0.3850
G-40 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1991
G-41 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1369
G-42 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1218
G-43 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1081
G-50 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1991
G-51 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1369
G-52 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1218
G-53 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1081
On October 7, 2020, the Department approved a Settlement Agreement authorizing the sale of Bay State Gas to Eversource Energy.  Eversource Energy/Bay State Gas Company Merger, D.P.U. 20‑59 (October 7, 2020).  The sale closed on October 9, 2020.  The name for Bay State Gas/Columbia Gas of Massachusetts is now Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts.

Fitchburg Gas d/b/a Unitil

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.6776 0.5040
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.7072 0.5040
G-41 $/Therm 0.7072 0.3761
G-42 $/Therm 0.7072 0.2320
G-43 $/Therm 0.7072 0.1835
G-51 $/Therm 0.6776 0.3761
G-52 $/Therm 0.6776 0.2320
G-53 $/Therm 0.6776 0.1835

Liberty Utilities - Blackstone (formerly Blackstone Gas Company)REVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.1776 0.3755
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 1.1776 0.2097
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 1.1776 0.1573
On October 13, 2020, the Department approved the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company by Liberty Utilities.  Petition of Liberty Utilities for approval by the Department of Public Utilities, pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 96, of the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company, D.P.U. 20-03, at n.5 (October 13, 2020).  The acquisition closed on December 31, 2020.  The name for Blackstone Gas Company is now Liberty Utilities.

Liberty Utilities - North Attleboro/Fall River

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8237 0.5785
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 0.8237 0.3390
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 0.8237 0.2588

National Grid - Boston Gas

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7345 0.3625
G-41B/E, G-51B/E $/Therm 0.7345 0.1960
G-42B/E, G-52B/E $/Therm 0.7345 0.1841
G-43B/E, G-53B/E $/Therm 0.7345 0.1722
G-44B, G-54B $/Therm 0.3516 0.1635
G-44B, G-54B $/MDCQ 4.3797  

National Grid - former Colonial Gas

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7345 0.3185
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.7345 0.1526
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.7345 0.1449
G-43, G-53 $/Therm 0.7345 0.1281

NSTAR Gas Company d/b/a Eversource Energy

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8309 0.3215
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.8309 0.1502
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.8309 0.1319
G-43, G-53, T-1 $/Therm 0.8309 0.0914

 

Peak Period 2021-2022 Rates Revision 2 (Effective 1/1/22 through 1/31/22)

Berkshire Gas Company

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential  $/Therm 0.8426 0.3294
G-41/G-51 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1610
G-42/G-52 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1340
G-43/G-53 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1131
T-54 $/Therm 0.8426 0.0244

 

Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts (formerly Bay State Gas d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.6515 0.3850
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.7598 0.3850
G-40 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1991
G-41 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1369
G-42 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1218
G-43 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1081
G-50 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1991
G-51 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1369
G-52 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1218
G-53 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1081
On October 7, 2020, the Department approved a Settlement Agreement authorizing the sale of Bay State Gas to Eversource Energy.  Eversource Energy/Bay State Gas Company Merger, D.P.U. 20‑59 (October 7, 2020).  The sale closed on October 9, 2020.  The name for Bay State Gas/Columbia Gas of Massachusetts is now Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts.

Fitchburg Gas d/b/a UnitilREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.6776 0.5040
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.7072 0.5040
G-41 $/Therm 0.7072 0.3761
G-42 $/Therm 0.7072 0.2320
G-43 $/Therm 0.7072 0.1835
G-51 $/Therm 0.6776 0.3761
G-52 $/Therm 0.6776 0.2320
G-53 $/Therm 0.6776 0.1835

Liberty Utilities - Blackstone (formerly Blackstone Gas Company)REVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.0727 0.3755
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 1.0727 0.2097
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 1.0727 0.1573
On October 13, 2020, the Department approved the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company by Liberty Utilities.  Petition of Liberty Utilities for approval by the Department of Public Utilities, pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 96, of the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company, D.P.U. 20-03, at n.5 (October 13, 2020).  The acquisition closed on December 31, 2020.  The name for Blackstone Gas Company is now Liberty Utilities.

Liberty Utilities - North Attleboro/Fall River

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8237 0.5785
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 0.8237 0.3390
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 0.8237 0.2588

National Grid - Boston GasREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7345 0.3625
G-41B/E, G-51B/E $/Therm 0.7345 0.1960
G-42B/E, G-52B/E $/Therm 0.7345 0.1841
G-43B/E, G-53B/E $/Therm 0.7345 0.1722
G-44B, G-54B $/Therm 0.3516 0.1635
G-44B, G-54B $/MDCQ 4.3797  

National Grid - former Colonial GasREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7345 0.3185
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.7345 0.1526
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.7345 0.1449
G-43, G-53 $/Therm 0.7345 0.1281

NSTAR Gas Company d/b/a Eversource EnergyREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8309 0.3215
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.8309 0.1502
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.8309 0.1319
G-43, G-53, T-1 $/Therm 0.8309 0.0914

 

Peak Period 2021-2022 Rates Revision 1 (Effective 12/1/21 through 12/31/21)

Berkshire Gas Company

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential  $/Therm 0.8426 0.3294
G-41/G-51 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1610
G-42/G-52 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1340
G-43/G-53 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1131
T-54 $/Therm 0.8426 0.0244

 

Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts (formerly Bay State Gas d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.6515 0.3850
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.7598 0.3850
G-40 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1991
G-41 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1369
G-42 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1218
G-43 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1081
G-50 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1991
G-51 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1369
G-52 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1218
G-53 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1081
On October 7, 2020, the Department approved a Settlement Agreement authorizing the sale of Bay State Gas to Eversource Energy.  Eversource Energy/Bay State Gas Company Merger, D.P.U. 20‑59 (October 7, 2020).  The sale closed on October 9, 2020.  The name for Bay State Gas/Columbia Gas of Massachusetts is now Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts.

 

Fitchburg Gas d/b/a Unitil

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.7519 0.5040
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.7815 0.5040
G-41 $/Therm 0.7815 0.3761
G-42 $/Therm 0.7815 0.2320
G-43 $/Therm 0.7815 0.1835
G-51 $/Therm 0.7519 0.3761
G-52 $/Therm 0.7519 0.2320
G-53 $/Therm 0.7519 0.1835

Liberty Utilities - Blackstone (formerly Blackstone Gas Company)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.0727 0.4076
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 1.0727 0.2063
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 1.0727 0.1539
On October 13, 2020, the Department approved the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company by Liberty Utilities.  Petition of Liberty Utilities for approval by the Department of Public Utilities, pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 96, of the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company, D.P.U. 20-03, at n.5 (October 13, 2020).  The acquisition closed on December 31, 2020.  The name for Blackstone Gas Company is now Liberty Utilities.

 

Liberty Utilities - North Attleboro/Fall River

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8237 0.5785
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 0.8237 0.3390
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 0.8237 0.2588

National Grid - Boston GasREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8114 0.3625
G-41B/E, G-51B/E $/Therm 0.8114 0.1960
G-42B/E, G-52B/E $/Therm 0.8114 0.1841
G-43B/E, G-53B/E $/Therm 0.8114 0.1722
G-44B, G-54B $/Therm 0.4107 0.1635
G-44B, G-54B $/MDCQ 5.0938  

National Grid - former Colonial GasREVISED

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8114 0.3185
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.8114 0.1526
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.8114 0.1449
G-43, G-53 $/Therm 0.8114 0.1281

NSTAR Gas Company d/b/a Eversource Energy

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8309 0.3226
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.8309 0.1500
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.8309 0.1318
G-43, G-53, T-1 $/Therm 0.8309 0.0915

 

Peak Period 2021-2022 Rates (Effective 11/1/21 through 11/30/21)

Berkshire Gas Company

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential  $/Therm 0.8426 0.3294
G-41/G-51 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1610
G-42/G-52 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1340
G-43/G-53 $/Therm 0.8426 0.1131
T-54 $/Therm 0.8426 0.0244

 

Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts (formerly Bay State Gas d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.6515 0.3850
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.7598 0.3850
G-40 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1991
G-41 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1369
G-42 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1218
G-43 $/Therm 0.7598 0.1081
G-50 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1991
G-51 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1369
G-52 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1218
G-53 $/Therm 0.6515 0.1081
On October 7, 2020, the Department approved a Settlement Agreement authorizing the sale of Bay State Gas to Eversource Energy.  Eversource Energy/Bay State Gas Company Merger, D.P.U. 20‑59 (October 7, 2020).  The sale closed on October 9, 2020.  The name for Bay State Gas/Columbia Gas of Massachusetts is now Eversource Gas Company of Massachusetts.

 

Fitchburg Gas d/b/a Unitil

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
Residential Non-Heating R-1, R-2 $/Therm 0.7519 0.5040
Residential Heating R-3, R-4 $/Therm 0.7815 0.5040
G-41 $/Therm 0.7815 0.3761
G-42 $/Therm 0.7815 0.2320
G-43 $/Therm 0.7815 0.1835
G-51 $/Therm 0.7519 0.3761
G-52 $/Therm 0.7519 0.2320
G-53 $/Therm 0.7519 0.1835

Liberty Utilities - Blackstone (formerly Blackstone Gas Company)

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 1.0727 0.4076
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 1.0727 0.2063
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 1.0727 0.1539
On October 13, 2020, the Department approved the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company by Liberty Utilities.  Petition of Liberty Utilities for approval by the Department of Public Utilities, pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 96, of the acquisition of Blackstone Gas Company, D.P.U. 20-03, at n.5 (October 13, 2020).  The acquisition closed on December 31, 2020.  The name for Blackstone Gas Company is now Liberty Utilities.

 

Liberty Utilities - North Attleboro/Fall River

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8237 0.5785
G-41, G-42, G-43 $/Therm 0.8237 0.3390
G-51, G-52, G-53 $/Therm 0.8237 0.2588

National Grid - Boston Gas

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7282 0.3625
G-41B/E, G-51B/E $/Therm 0.7282 0.1960
G-42B/E, G-52B/E $/Therm 0.7282 0.1841
G-43B/E, G-53B/E $/Therm 0.7282 0.1722
G-44B, G-54B $/Therm 0.3393 0.1635
G-44B, G-54B $/MDCQ 4.6157  

National Grid - former Colonial Gas

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.7282 0.3185
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.7282 0.1526
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.7282 0.1449
G-43, G-53 $/Therm 0.7282 0.1281

NSTAR Gas Company d/b/a Eversource Energy

Rate Class Billing Unit GAF LDAF
All Residential $/Therm 0.8309 0.3226
G-41, G-51 $/Therm 0.8309 0.1500
G-42, G-52 $/Therm 0.8309 0.1318
G-43, G-53, T-1 $/Therm 0.8309 0.0915

 

Contact

Phone

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Online

For questions related to your gas bill, visit the DPU Consumer Division page 
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Address

Department of Public Utilities
One South Station
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Last updated: July 27, 2022
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