New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Electricity Rates and Plans

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) is an electric utility company operating in the state of New Hampshire. NHEC was founded in 1939 and serves over 85,000 members in 115 towns and cities across the state. The company is a member-owned cooperative, which means that the customers are also the owners of the company and have a say in its operations. NHEC's mission is to provide reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy to its members. The company generates electricity from a mix of sources, including natural gas, oil, hydro, and solar, and also purchases power from the New England grid. NHEC's service area includes some of the most rural parts of the state, and the company has invested in improving reliability and resilience in these areas through upgrades to the power grid.

Phone

Phone

800-698-2007

Website

Website

nhec.com

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Energy Sources

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative's energy comes from hydroelectric, and biomass. Hydroelectric is the largest source of electricity, providing 92% of New Hampshire Electric Cooperative's energy. Biomass is the second largest source, making up 8%.

92%

Hydroelectric

8%

Biomass

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Rates

The average electricity rate for New Hampshire Electric Cooperative customers is 20.23 cents/kWh. New Hampshire Electric Cooperative has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Basic B,B2,BH,BD,BDH (less than 400 Amp Service)Fixed15¢
Basic BWC, BWC2 (less than 400 Amp Service)Fixed11¢
Time-based Pricing Pilot- BN, BNH (less than 400 Amp Service)Fixed13¢
Basic OPB, OPB2, OPBH (less than 400 Amp Service)Fixed
Legacy Services (under 400 Amps) BL BL2 BLHFixed15¢
Basic-3 Phase (less than 50 kW) BC3, BC3HFixed11¢ to 13¢
Basic BW, BW2 (less than 400 Amp Service)Fixed
Residential Electric Vehicle Rate Time of UseTOU
Basic B,B2,BH,BD,BDH (less than 400 Amp Service)Fixed
Basic-3 Phase (less than 50 kW) TDN3, TDF3TOU8¢ to 22¢
Legacy Services (under 400 Amps) BW,BW2Fixed15¢
Basic BW, BW2 (less than 400 Amp Service)Fixed15¢
Legacy Services (under 400 Amps) BL BL2 BLHFixed
Basic BC, BC2, BCH (less than 400amp service)Fixed11¢ to 13¢
Basic-3 Phase (less than 50 kW) OPB3Fixed
Legacy Services (under 400 Amps) BW,BW2Fixed
Residential Electric Vehicle Rate Time of UseTOU

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Electricity Plans

The price to compare for New Hampshire Electric Cooperative is 10.16¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,150 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
ENH Power

Worry Free 12

cheapestcheapest 12 months
See Details
13.59¢12 monthsChoose Plan
ENH Power

Worry Free Renewable 12

cheapest renewable
13.79¢12 monthsChoose Plan

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Reliability

In 2021, the average New Hampshire Electric Cooperative customer lost electricity for 4 times for about 196 minutes each. In total, the average New Hampshire Electric Cooperative customer had their electricity out for about 696 minutes during the whole year.

Netmetering

For systems up to 100 kW, net excess generation is credited at a rate equal to 100% of the retail energy and transmission charges plus 25% of the distribution charge, and for systems greater than 100 kW, this rate is equal to the energy charge only.

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