Eversource Energy Posts Public Hearing Dates for Projected 7% Net Increase in Annual Delivery Revenue

Submitted by Eversource Energy
 On January 17, 2017, Eversource Energy submitted a proposal to the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to update the company’s electric rates. The proposal requests a net increase in annual delivery revenue of $60.2 million, representing a 7 percent increase in those revenues to support our electric distribution operations.

On June 1, 2017, Eversource filed a revised rate design proposal with the DPU that shifts revenues between Eastern and Western Massachusetts as compared to the original proposal. This has the potential to change customer bill impacts.

Eversource’s request addresses increases in operating and maintenance costs and capital costs associated with investments in the electric network since the last decision by the DPU approving a general distribution rate increase in 2006.

The DPU will review our request, conduct public hearings in Eversource’s service area, and then make a decision by December 29, 2017 for new rates to become effective January 1, 2018.

Public Hearing Schedule

  • July 26 at 7 p.m. Department of Public Utilities, 5th Floor, Hearing Room A, One South Station, Boston, MA 02110
  • August 1 a 6 p.m. Berkshire Community College, Boland Theatre (Koussevitzky Building), 1350 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
  • August 2 at 7 p.m. Cape Cod Community College, Main Theatre, Tilden Arts Center, 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable, MA 02668
For More Information or To Leave Online Comments
Visit the Electric Distribution Rate Review page on Eversource.com. Use our online General Comment Form for comments or questions. Residential customers can also call 800-592-2000 while Business customers can call 800-340-9822.

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