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Electricity in Massachusetts

^ Electricity prices in Massachusetts in July 2017 averaged 19.88 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which is approximately 52% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

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Natural Gas in Massachusetts

^ Natural gas prices in Massachusetts in July 2017 averaged 15.43 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which is about 13% less than the average U.S. price. [More]

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Utilities in Massachusetts

Electricity in Massachusetts

Residential Electricity Rates in Massachusetts

Residential electricity prices in Massachusetts in July 2017 averaged 19.88 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was approximately 52% more than the national average rate of 13.12 ¢/kWh (July 2017). [1]

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Electricity in Massachusetts

See the chart below to compare Massachusetts electricity rates against average rates in the U.S. [1]


Last Six Months: Massachusetts vs. U.S.


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Natural Gas in Massachusetts

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Massachusetts

Residential natural gas prices in Massachusetts in July 2017 averaged 15.43 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 13% less than the national average rate of 17.75 $/Mcf (July 2017). [2]

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Natural Gas in Massachusetts

See the chart below to compare Massachusetts natural gas prices against the U.S. average prices. [2]


Last Six Months: Massachusetts vs. U.S.


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Solar Power in Massachusetts

Solar Radiation in Massachusetts

The capital of Massachusetts, Boston, has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare it to low and high values for the country as a whole. [3]


→ kWh/m2/day: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as zero are not currently available.
→ Massachusetts values listed here are based on Boston data.

Solar Power in Massachusetts

See the chart below to compare Massachusetts solar radiation levels against the high and low in the U.S. [3]

→ k/m/d: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as zero are not currently available.
→ Massachusetts values listed here are based on Boston data.

Solar Quotes
Solar Quotes

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More information about Massachusetts

About Massachusetts

Massachusetts ranks 16th in the United States with an total population of approximately 6,547,629. [4]

MA Utility Rates

Utilities in MA

To learn more about utility rates and consumption in Massachusetts, or for other information related to utilities in MA, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Massachusetts Cities

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