Eversource files for increase in electric rates

Published: Nov. 17, 2022 at 4:07 PM EST
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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Eversource has filed new electricity prices for customers in western Massachusetts with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities.

If approved, the new rates will go into effect on January 1 and last through June 30.

The proposed Basic Service Rate would increase approximately six cents per kilowatt hour. On average, a customer using 600 kilowatt hours would see an increase of 21 percent or approximately $39.09 per month on the supply portion of the bill.

Western Mass News will continue to follow this story and will have more information starting at 6 p.m. on ABC40.