Waltham Community Electricity Products

The program offers four different electricity products detailed below and you may choose any product that suits your budget and climate goals. Use the calculator to compare rates. 

You can switch products at any time without penalty. 

The electricity supplier for Program Name is Direct Energy: if you’re currently participating in the program, you will see Waltham WCE – Direct Energy listed in the Supplier section of your Eversource bill.


Product pricing and details

Waltham 10

$0.10912/kWh

10% additional MA Class I Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) included above the renewable energy standards. Read more about the clean energy standards in Massachusetts.

Waltham 50

$0.12344/kWh

50% additional MA Class I Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) included above the renewable energy standards. Read more about the renewable energy standards in Massachusetts.

Tax Deduction The value of the extra 50% MA Class I renewable energy certificates qualifies as a deduction on federal income taxes. Those enrolled in this product will receive a tax contribution letter each January from Green Energy Consumers Alliance, the non-profit that procures the extra renewable energy for the program.

Waltham 100

$0.14134/kWh

MA Class I Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to cover 100% of the participant’s electricity usage. Read more about the renewable energy standards in Massachusetts.

Tax Deduction The value of the extra 100% MA Class I renewable energy certificates qualifies as a deduction on federal income taxes. Those enrolled in this product will receive a tax contribution letter each January from Green Energy Consumers Alliance, the non-profit that procures the extra renewable energy for the program.

Please note: Prices for all products in the WCE program include a $0.001 /kWh commission fee. Program prices could increase as a result of a change in law that results in a direct, material increase in costs during the term of the electricity supply agreement. Program prices apply only to the electricity supply portion of your Eversource electric bill. Delivery charges on your Eversource electric bill are not affected by the Waltham Community Electricity program.

All of the additional RECs included in the program are designated as Massachusetts Class I. RECs are the accepted legal instrument used to track renewable energy generation and to substantiate claims of renewable energy use. Learn more about the RECs that are included on the Renewable Energy page.


Eversource Basic Service rates

Residential: $0.10753/kWh (July – December 2021)
Commercial: $0.09850/kWh (July – December2021)
Industrial: $0.09132/kWh NEMA (July – September 2021)
Renewable Energy: Meets only the mandated renewable energy standards.

Future savings cannot be guaranteed because Eversource Basic Service rates change every six months for residential and commercial customers and every three months for industrial customers.

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