Summary of Electricity Activity in Massachusetts

Summary of Massachusetts Generation

Massachusetts is ranked #41 out of 51 U.S. states and territories in terms of total annual net electricity generation. electricity generation data is aggregated from Jan 2001 to Mar 2024.

Companies on File380
Plants on File664
Total Generation1.77G MMBtu
Total Sales 4.12G kWh
Total Revenue $988.31M

Map of Top Producing Cities in the Massachusetts

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Overall National Rank

#41 /51 U.S. States

In Net Annual Generation

Overall Annual Net Geneneration

20.9 TWh

Total Annual Fuel Consumption

183.7 M MMBtu

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Monthly Net Generation for Massachusetts

Electricity Sales Distribution

Electricity Sales, Price, and Revenue Breakdown

SalesPrice (Avg)Revenue
Residential1.67G kWh29.66 cents/kWh$494.56M
Commercial1.97G kWh20.78 cents/kWh$410.07M
Industrial452.71M kWh17.97 cents/kWh$81.36M
Transportation24.64M kWh9.40 cents/kWh$2.32M
Total4.12G kWh24.00 cents/kWh$988.31M

Production by Source

Largest 24 Power Plants in Massachusetts

RankPlantUtilityLocationAnnual GenerationInitial Operation DateLast UpdateFuel Types
#1ANP Bellingham Energy ProjectBellingham Power Generation LLCBellingham, Massachusetts3.3 TWhOct 2002Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#2ANP Blackstone Energy ProjectANP Blackstone Energy Company LLCBlackstone, Massachusetts2.8 TWhMay 2001Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#18Bellingham Cogeneration FacilityNortheast Energy Associates LPBellingham, Massachusetts211.1 GWhAug 1991Dec 2022 Natural Gas : 97.7% Distillate Fuel Oil : 2.3%
#12CabotFirstLight Power Resources, Inc. - MAMontague, Massachusetts315.0 GWhDec 1914Dec 2022 Water
#10Covanta HaverhillOgden Projects Inc-HaverhillHaverhill, Massachusetts358.2 GWhApr 1989Mar 2024 Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 54.8% Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 44.9%
#13Dighton Power PlantDighton Power, LLCDighton, Massachusetts267.7 GWhApr 1999Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#20Exelon West Medway II LLCConstellation Power, IncMedway, Massachusetts158.5 GWhFeb 2019Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 99.3% Kerosene : 0.7%
#3Fore River Generating StationCalpine Fore River Energy Center, LLCNorth Weymouth, Massachusetts2.7 TWhJul 2003Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 99.8%
#19Hadley FallsCity of Holyoke Gas and Electric Dept.Holyoke, Massachusetts184.8 GWhDec 1951Dec 2022 Water
#5Kendall Square StationKendall Green Energy, LLCCambridge, Massachusetts1.7 TWhMay 1949Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 99.9%
#23Lawrence Hydroelectric AssociatesCentral Rivers Power US, LLCLawrence, Massachusetts74.6 GWhJun 1981Dec 2022 Water
#17Mass Inst Tech Cntrl Utilities/Cogen PltMassachusetts Inst of TechCambridge, Massachusetts215.5 GWhMay 1995Dec 2022 Natural Gas : 99.7%
#16MasspowerMasspowerIndian Orchard, Massachusetts240.1 GWhJun 1993Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#9Medical Area Total Energy PlantMATEP LLCBoston, Massachusetts364.8 GWhDec 1979Dec 2022 Natural Gas : 99.3% Distillate Fuel Oil : 0.7%
#21Milford Power LPMilford Power LLCMilford, Massachusetts147.3 GWhFeb 1993Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#7Millennium PowerMillennium Power Company, LLCCharlton, Massachusetts744.0 GWhMar 2001Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#4Mystic Generating StationConstellation Mystic Power LLCCharlestown, Massachusetts1.9 TWhMay 1969Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#24New England Wind LLCAvangrid Renewables LLCFlorida, Massachusetts73.4 GWhNov 2012Mar 2024 Wind
#6Salem Harbor Power Development LPSalem Harbor Power Development LPSalem, Massachusetts796.9 GWhApr 2018Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#8SEMASS Resource RecoverySEMASS PartnershipWest Wareham, Massachusetts637.6 GWhJun 1988Mar 2024 Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 54.3% Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 44.5% Natural Gas : 1.2%
#22SJA Solar LLC-Solterra Monastery CSGSJA Solar, LLCSpencer, Massachusetts75.2 GWhNov 2016Dec 2022 Solar
#11Wheelabrator Millbury FacilityWheelabrator Environmental SystemsMillbury, Massachusetts333.8 GWhAug 1987Mar 2024 Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 55.0% Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 45.0%
#14Wheelabrator North AndoverWheelabrator Environmental SystemsNorth Andover, Massachusetts261.3 GWhApr 1985Mar 2024 Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 55.0% Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 45.0%
#15Wheelabrator SaugusWheelabrator Environmental SystemsSaugus, Massachusetts242.7 GWhJul 1985Mar 2024 Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 55.0% Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 45.0%

Electricity Generation by Massachusetts Counties

State RankCounty# Power PlantsNet Generation
Past 12 Months
Net Generation
from Natural Gas
Net Generation
from Wind
Net Generation
from Solar
Net Generation
from Nuclear
#11Barnstable County, MA17124.7 GWh33.1 GWh22.9 GWh40.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#12Berkshire County, MA3251.1 GWh25.5 GWh112.0 GWh58.3 GWh0.0 Wh
#7Bristol County, MA64596.8 GWh363.0 GWh4.2 GWh188.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#13Dukes County, MA79.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh4.7 GWh0.0 Wh
#4Essex County, MA361.8 TWh818.6 GWh11.2 GWh71.1 GWh0.0 Wh
#9Franklin County, MA30364.4 GWh45.6 GWh0.0 Wh79.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#6Hampden County, MA83850.9 GWh244.5 GWh12.6 GWh249.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#10Hampshire County, MA34137.2 GWh16.7 GWh0.0 Wh117.1 GWh0.0 Wh
#3Middlesex County, MA614.1 TWh3.9 TWh0.0 Wh156.1 GWh0.0 Wh
#1Norfolk County, MA346.5 TWh6.4 TWh0.0 Wh90.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#5Plymouth County, MA71877.6 GWh7.7 GWh23.8 GWh216.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#8Suffolk County, MA13494.9 GWh442.2 GWh2.3 GWh7.7 GWh0.0 Wh
#2Worcester County, MA1794.9 TWh3.8 TWh12.4 GWh708.3 GWh0.0 Wh

Top 20 Electricity Producing Cities in Massachusetts

Electricity Generation for Neighboring States

National RankStateNet Generation# Power Plants
#35Connecticut43.9 TWh203
#49Delaware5.2 TWh39
#51District of Columbia201.1 GWh18
#17Indiana99.7 TWh260
#24Kentucky68.7 TWh79
#45Maine13.1 TWh214
#38Maryland38.5 TWh223
#11Michigan130.1 TWh357
#43New Hampshire18.1 TWh74
#23New Jersey69.7 TWh443
#10New York135.3 TWh1,040
#9North Carolina140.3 TWh1,100
#7Ohio149.7 TWh283
#3Pennsylvania256.0 TWh360
#47Rhode Island9.3 TWh105
#13South Carolina110.4 TWh292
#19Tennessee87.3 TWh105
#50Vermont2.3 TWh138
#16Virginia102.5 TWh281
#31West Virginia56.2 TWh64

* Net Generation data is based on the last 12 months since Mar 2024