Let’s face it, every year during winter, electricity rates in Massachusetts go up. Although the general trend fluctuates throughout the year, the fact remains that the annual overall rate year on year has the tendency to rise.
The cause of these fluctuations is well known as being a direct correlation with the price of gas. Because over 50% of the electricity in New England is fueled by natural gas, when the price of natural gas as a commodity rises, so does the cost of electricity in Massachusetts.
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