MA – National Grid

Case: 20-120
Initial Filing Date: 11/13/2020
Summary: Residential heating 6.3%; Residential non-heating 4.7%; Small Commercial/Industrial 0.6% to 7.8%; Medium and Large Commercial/Industrial -7.6% to 9.6%
Effective Date: 10/1/2021
Status: Pending
Type: Gas


Boston Gas Company, d/b/a National Grid, has filed a petition with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities requesting an increase in annual delivery revenue of $220.7 million. They have also included a further transfer of $81.9 million of recovery from their Gas System Enhancement Program, for an overall proposed net revenue increase of $138.8 million, or 18.1%. Effective October 1st, 2021, this increase will affect all customers taking service in the state of Massachusetts.

To see the overall bill impacts for each class of customer, the full breakdown can be viewed on the Commission’s site here.

  • For the average residential heating customer, they will see an increase of $85.23, or 6.3%, per month.
  • For the average residential non-heating customer, they will see an increase of $12.52, or 4.7%, per month.
  • For small C&I customers, they can expect to see an increase between $2.05 – $533.48 a month depending on schedule and total usage.
  • For medium and large C&I customers, they may experience a decrease in their bill by as much $26,502.44, or it may increase by as much as $87,403.11 depending on schedule and usage.

To stay up to date on the approval status, the full docket for this rate case can be found on the Commission’s site here by entering docket #20-120.

Lastly, to view the proposed new tariff in full, the tariff sheets can be found here.

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