Your Electric Bill and Competitive Suppliers

Your electric bill contains important information such as: your electric supplier, your monthly usage, and a breakdown of all electricity charges. Click to view these helpful guides for understanding your electric bill.

Competitive Suppliers

Competitive suppliers may approach you with offers to switch to their power supply. Click to view this helpful guide on what should should look for when reviewing a competitive supply offer.

Resources for filing a complaint against a competitive supplier:

Attorney General Consumer Advocacy & Response Division 617-727-8400 Online Complaint Form
MA Department of Public Utilities Consumer Complaints 617-737-2836  Online Complaint Form


What Role Does Cape Light Compact Play for Consumers?

Cape Light Compact is the regional municipal aggregator providing electricity to consumers within the 21 towns of Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.

Energy Efficiency

The Compact manages Energy Efficiency services for Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard and has saved consumers close to one billion dollars since 2001.

Community-Based Power Supply

Using the aggregated purchasing power of electric consumers on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard, the Compact conducts a competitive bidding process to select a supplier with the best terms and conditions for electric supply. Consumers are free to opt-out of the Compact supply at any time. The Compact’s 100% renewable power supply program allows consumers to support existing renewable energy projects and future projects.

Consumer Advocacy

The Compact protects electricity consumers’ interests in energy-related regulatory proceedings at the state level, and has saved more than $35 million through its advocacy efforts to date.