Electric Rates

Electric Rates

Electric Rates are set by the Board of Commissioners and filed with the Department of Public Utilities to reflect the true cost of providing service to customers. Please see our rate schedules and charges as of January 1st, 2020 below.

Rate 10

  1. Customer Base Charge:                                 $5.00 per month
  2. Distribution Energy Charge:                          $0.0338 per kWh
    Residential Distribution Charge                  $ 0.0265 per kWh
    Distribution Adjustment Factor:                  $ 0.0073 per kWh
  3. Purchased Power Charge:                            $0.09027 per kWh
  4. Renewable Energy Credit:
    PASNY Credit:                                         -$0.0013191 per kWh
    REC Credit:                               -$2.50 per month (must apply)
  5. ECS charge:                                                       $1.00 per month

Total charge per kWh:                                   $0.1227509 per kWh

Rate 20
  1. Customer Base Charge:                                   $10.00 per month
  2. Distribution Energy Charge:                              $0.0395 per kWh   Commercial Distribution Charge:                  $ 0.0322 per kWh               Distribution Adjustment Factor:                     $ 0.0073 per kWh
  3. Purchased Power Charge:                              $0.09027 per kWh
  4. ECS charge:                                                          $1.00 per month

Total charge per kWh:                                   $0.12977 per kWh

Rate 30
  1. Customer Base Charge:                                $40.00 per month
  2. Distribution Energy Charge:                           $0.0199 per kWh Commercial Distribution Charge:              $ 0.01260 per kWh            Distribution Adjustment Factor:                   $ 0.0073 per kWh
  3. Purchased Power Charge:                            $0.09027 per kWh
  4. Distribution Demand Charge:               $9.15 per demand unit
  5. ECS charge:                                                        $1.00 per month

Total charge per kWh:                                   $0.11017 per kWh

Rate 40
  1. Customer Base Charge:                                $75.00 per month
  2. Distribution Energy Charge:                           $0.0128 per kWh                   Commercial Distribution Charge:             $ 0.00550 per kWh           Distribution Adjustment Factor:                  $ 0.0073 per kWh
  3. Purchased Power Charge:           On Peak $0.13414 per kWh                                                                           Off Peak $0.04543 per kWh
  4. Distribution Demand Charge:              $9.29 per demand unit
  5. ECS charge:                                                       $1.00 per month

Total charge per kWh: Dependent on On & Off Peak Usage

Rate 50

  1. Customer Base Charge:                                      $7.00 per month
  2. Distribution Energy Charge:                               $0.0331 per kWh   Municipal Distribution Charge:                        $ 0.0258 per kWh               Distribution Adjustment Factor:                      $ 0.0073 per kWh
  3. Purchased Power Charge:                               $0.09027 per kWh
  4. ECS charge:                                                           $1.00 per month

Total charge per kWh:                                   $0.12337 per kWh


Rate 60

  1. Customer Base Charge:                                $19.00 per month
  2. Distributed Energy Charge:                          $0.00073 per kWh         Large Municipal Distribution Charge:              $0.00 per kWh                   Distributed Adjustment Factor:                   $0.0073 per kWh
  3. Purchased Power Charge:                           $0.09027 per kWh
  4. Distribution Demand Charge:              $7.70 per demand unit                                                                                     (minimum of $308.00)
  5. ECS charge:                                                       $1.00 per month

Total charge per kWh:                                   $0.09757 per kWh

Rate 15

  1. Customer Base Charge:                                   $4.50 per month
  2. Distribution Energy Charge:                          $0.03042 per kWh       Farm  Distribution Charge                            $0.02385 per kWh         Distribution Adjustment Factor:                  $0.00657 per kWh
  3. Purchased Power Charge:                             $0.08124 per kWh
  4. PASNY Credit:                                             -$0.0013191 per kWh                
  5. ECS charge:                                                         $1.00 per month

Total charge per kWh:                                   $0.1103409 per kWh

*Must qualify for the Farm Energy Discount Program through the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources in order to receive this rate.

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In 2019, LELD continued to offer among the lowest residential electric rates in the state, according to a 12-month comparison to other utilities. As a municipal electric light department, we are able to secure low-cost electricity, which benefits the residents and businesses in Littleton and Boxborough.