Here's the average monthly bill, usage, and carbon footprint of residents in Lowell
679 lbs CO₂
Lowell's energy comes from Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar, Hydroelectric, and Wind. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 63% of Lowell's energy. Nuclear is the second largest source, making up 17%. Solar provides 15% of the energy in Lowell. Hydroelectric provides 4% of the energy in Lowell. Wind provides 2% of the energy in Lowell.
Solar power is on the rise, helping homeowners save on their electricity bills and power their homes sustainably.
Energy generated by average sized system
Average system cost
(after federal incentive)
Net metering policies in Lowell can help solar panel owners save money and reduce their carbon footprint. When your solar panels generate more electricity than you use, you can send the excess back to the grid and receive credit on your next bill. Just something to keep in mind when considering solar panels.
National Grid has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.
|Rate Name||Rate Type||Cost Per kWh|
|R-2 Low Income Residential Farm Discount||Fixed||11¢|
|R-4 Residential Time-of-Use Farm Discount||TOU||8¢ to 17¢|
|R-2 Low Income Residential Farm Discount||Fixed||21¢|
|R-1 Residential Farm Discount||Fixed||23¢|
|R-4 Residential Time-of-Use Farm Discount||TOU||17¢ to 26¢|
|R-4 Residential Time-of-Use||TOU||8¢ to 18¢|
|R-4 Residential Time-of-Use||TOU||19¢ to 29¢|
|R-2 Low Income Residential||Fixed||16¢|
|R-1 Residential Farm Discount||Fixed||13¢|
|R-2 Low Income Residential||Fixed||8¢|
The price to compare for National Grid is 14.12¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 780 kWh per month.Update usage.
|Provider||Plan||Rate Per kWh||Plan Length|
Green 12 Month Fixed Rate
cheapestcheapest renewablecheapest 12 months
|14.7¢||12 months||Choose Plan|
36 Month Home Power Plan
cheapest 13+ months
|14.88¢||36 months||Choose Plan|
36 Month Electricity Plan
|15.39¢||36 months||Choose Plan|
24 Month Green Home Power Plan
|15.79¢||24 months||Choose Plan|
Go Green Lights 12
|16.59¢||12 months||Choose Plan|
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