Eversource files for increase in electric rates
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.
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