New Electricity Choices

The program will have different products to select from, providing you the ability to pick the one that best balances cost and renewable electricity content. Renewable electricity will be certified by purchasing and retiring Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), the accepted legal instrument used to track renewable energy generation and to substantiate claims of renewable energy use. Learn more about RECs.

Westwood Standard (default product)

The default product may include 10% more renewable electricity from MA Class I RECs than required by the Commonwealth. Read more about Massachusetts renewable energy requirements and MA Class I RECs.

Westwood 50%

The Westwood 50% product will include 50% more renewable electricity from MA Class I RECs than required by the Commonwealth. Read more about Massachusetts renewable energy requirements and MA Class I RECs.

Westwood 100%

Westwood 100% will include renewable electricity from MA Class I RECs equal to 100% of the customer’s electricity consumption, in addition to meeting all renewable energy requirements. Read more about Massachusetts renewable energy requirements and MA Class I RECs.

How can we have more than 100% renewable electricity? Read our primer on RECs.

Westwood Basic

Westwood Basic meets all Massachusetts renewable energy requirements. There is no additional renewable energy content beyond what is required by law. See the Massachusetts renewable energy requirements.

Exact percentages will be finalized based upon prices secured in the electricity bidding process.

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