Brookline Green Electricity Program Metrics


How much additional renewable energy has been purchased since the beginning of the program?

As of July 2020: 109,484,533 kWh of extra renewable energy has been purchased, equivalent to.... 

To get a sense of what the buying power of those that have opted up to 100% is annually... the 100% opt-up residential and commercial accounts in Brookline from August 2019 to July 2020 have purchased about five times the amount of additional renewable energy than the estimated first year of production that will be added to the regional grid starting in Spring of 2021 with the first round of School solar panels (a portion of the High School, Kirrane/Tappan, Ridley, and Runkle). Sources: 4,870,514  kWh additional renewable energy purchased from 100% opt-ups;  969,000 kWh additional renewable energy created annually from solar panels to be installed this fall per Solect Energy.

I want to know more about MA  Class I renewable energy and the MA Clean Energy Standard - and how the Town’s partnership with Green Energy Consumers Alliance goes beyond these standards.

MA Class I - Clean Energy Standard - Green Energy Consumers’ benefits Info Sheet

How many electricity accounts are there in Brookline?

Eversource’s electricity outage page includes total number of accounts in Brookline.

How many residences/ households are in Brookline?

24,541 occupied housing units, according to the American Community Survey, 2013-2018 average, Table DP04

How many accounts are part of the Brookline Green Electricity program?

As of July 2020: 20,121 accounts are part of the BGE program. Of these, 17,864 are residential accounts.

Of the 20,121 accounts enrolled in the BGE program, how many accounts are signed up for each product?

Pie chart showing 893 accounts @ 100% product, 30 @ 65%, 18,373 @ 30%, 825 @ 0%

Previously released metrics

As of March 2020: 17,462 accounts are part of the BGE program. Of these, 15,235 are residential accounts.

  • Brookline All Green (100%) Product: 852 accounts
  • Brookline Green 65 (65%) Product: 27 accounts
  • Brookline Green (default, 30%) Product: 15,766 accounts
  • Brookline Basic (0%) Product: 817 accounts

Data Source: Good Energy, July 2017 - March 2020

cum thru Mar 2020 kwh