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New Bedford, MA Energy

New Bedford Electricity Rates

^ New Bedford, MA electricity rates recently averaged 19.86¢/kWh -- an estimated 55 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

New Bedford Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in New Bedford, MA is an estimated 24 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

New Bedford Natural Gas Rates

^ New Bedford, MA natural gas rates recently averaged 13.21$/Mcf -- an estimated 31 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in New Bedford, MA

Energy in New Bedford, MA

New Bedford, MA Electricity Rates

February 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, February 2017, New Bedford's average rate of 19.86¢/kWh -- a difference of about +55% from the U.S. average of 12.82¢/kWh that month.[1]

New Bedford Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in New Bedford (MA), electricity rates increased an estimated 0 percent -- from 19.78¢/kWh (February 2016) to 19.86¢/kWh (February 2017).[1]

February 2016

In February 2016, the average electricity rate in New Bedford (Massachusetts) of 19.78¢/kWh -- a difference of about +63% from the United States average of 12.14¢/kWh that month.[1]

New Bedford Electricity Statistics

New Bedford Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in New Bedford, MA in February 2017 were 19.86¢/kWh -- an estimated 55 percent more than average rates that same month in the nation as a whole. [1]


→ Any electricity rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ ¢/kWh = cents per kilowatthour

Electricity: New Bedford versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of New Bedford electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

→ Any electricty rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

New Bedford, MA Solar Energy

Solar: New Bedford vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in New Bedford (measured on a monthly basis) is 30 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in New Bedford

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in New Bedford -- averaging an estimated 590 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (308 kWhac).[2]

Solar: New Bedford vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in New Bedford (measured monthly) is 24 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

New Bedford Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in New Bedford, MA

The average monthly solar radiation level in New Bedford, MA is 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day(kWh/m2/day). See the chart below for monthly comparisons.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Power in New Bedford, MA

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in New Bedford, MA is 5721 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in New Bedford.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWhac = kilowatt hours (AC)

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

New Bedford, MA Natural Gas Rates

February 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, February 2017, New Bedford's average rate of 13.21$/Mcf -- a difference of about +31% from the U.S. average of 10.05$/Mcf that month.[3]

New Bedford Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in New Bedford (MA), natural gas rates increased about 9 percent -- from 12.08$/Mcf (February 2016) to 13.21$/Mcf (February 2017).[3]

February 2016

In February 2016, the average electricity rate in New Bedford (Massachusetts) of 12.08$/Mcf -- a difference of about +44% from the United States average of 8.39$/Mcf that month.[3]

New Bedford Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in New Bedford

Average natural gas rates in New Bedford, MA in February 2017 were 13.21$/Mcf -- an estimated 31 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 10.05$/Mcf.[3]



→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ $/Mcf = dollars per thousand cubic feet

Natural Gas: New Bedford versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of New Bedford natural gas rates versus national average rates.[3]

→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

Energy Companies in New Bedford

Electric Companies in New Bedford

Electric companies providing service in or near New Bedford, MA.

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Gas Companies in New Bedford

Gas companies that offer service in or near New Bedford, MA.


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Solar Contractors in New Bedford

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near New Bedford, MA.

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Massachusetts Energy News

New net metering law signed in Massachusetts

New net metering law signed in MassachusettsMassachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed new comprehensive legislation into law today, bringing multiple changes to solar energy in the state.
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Rooftop solar could power 39 percent of the U.S.

Rooftop solar could power 39 percent of the U.S.The NREL recently assessed the state of solar in the U.S. and found that rooftop has the potential to power nearly two-fifths of the nation.
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Solar energy broke records in 2015

Solar energy broke records in 2015Last year was a record-breaking one for solar power generation in the U.S., and 2016 looks to have an even brighter future, the SEIA said.
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More information about New Bedford

About New Bedford

New Bedford (MA) is a city in Bristol County with an estimated population of 95,072.[4]

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