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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 24,271,530 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 14,475 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 6,963 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 48%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 18.05ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 0%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 63%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 18%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 5%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 5%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 4%
Electricity Generated from Wind 1%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 3%
Name
Charles D. "Charlie" Baker
Party Affiliation
Republican
Assumed Office
2015-01-08
Name
Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities
Abbreviation
DPU
Year Established
1861
Associated ISO or RTO
ISO-NE (ISO New England)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Transportation", "Water"]
Number of Seats
3
Staff Size
140
Current Commissioner Count
3
Term Length in Years
4 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Session Length in Months
12
Session Start Date
2019-01-02
Session End Date