Wolfeboro electric rates are now the lowest in area


January 16, 2014
WOLFEBORO — Wolfeboro's Municipal Electric Department has the best rates around, according to Barry Muccio, Director of Operations, who provided cost comparisons with four other options available to area residents to the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

According to Muccio's chart, Wolfeboro customers using 500 kilowatt hours (kWh) per month, pay $68.03. Those consuming 1,000 kWh per month pay $131.05.

In comparison, Public Service of New Hampshire's (PSNH) standard supply option for those amounts are, respectively, $91.99 and $171.53. North American Power Supply purchased through PSNH figures are $100.54 and $188.63. ENH Power Supply costs through PSNH are $90.03 and $168.17.

New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) customers pay $93.39 and $160.72.

Muccio also reported that the Municipal Electric Department offers the lowest monthly meter rate, at $5, compared to PSNH's $12.44 charge and NHPC's $26.06 and also offers the lowest cost per kWh at $.03170, compared to $.06611 and $.06624.

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