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Electricity in Boston

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Electricity Prices in Boston, MA

Residential Electricity Rates in Boston

Residential electricity prices in Boston, MA in March 2024 averaged approximately 29.66 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 78% more than the national average rate of 16.68 ¢/kWh (March 2024). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: Boston vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in Boston differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from February 2023 to February 2024 - residential electricity prices in Boston decreased approximately 9%, from 32.23 ¢/kWh to 29.25 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in Boston, MA

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Boston

Residential natural gas prices in Boston in February 2024 averaged 21.76 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 64% more than the national average rate of 13.25 $/Mcf (February 2024). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: Boston vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Boston natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare Boston natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Boston (Massachusetts) decreased approximately 10%, from 23.00 $/Mcf (January 2023) to 20.74 $/Mcf (January 2024). [2]

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Solar Power in Boston, MA

Solar Radiation Levels in Boston

The city of Boston (Massachusetts) has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Boston values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in Boston is 26% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in Boston is 25% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: Boston vs. High vs. Low

See the chart below for a comparison of Boston solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Boston levels against both 1) low average solar radition levels (WA) and also 2) high average solar radiation levels (NV). [3]

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About Boston

The city of Boston, MA in Suffolk County has an approximate population of 617,594. [4]

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Boston, MA Utilities

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

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