Supplier Information

For a list of energy suppliers and buying groups registered to sell electricity in New Hampshire, please visit New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (NH PUC) web site.   The PUC now provides a link http://www.puc.nh.gov/ceps/shop.aspx  to view  competitive power supply rates as compared to NHEC’s current power supply rate.  We cannot vouch for the accuracy of the NH PUC’s list of energy suppliers or buying groups, or whether the listed parties are actively marketing electricity to customers in our service territory.

Initial Supplier Requirements:

This is a general summary of some of the requirements for new competitive suppliers in the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s service territory.  For more information, please e-mail  CompetitiveSuppliers@nhec.com.

 1.       Attend a Supplier Training session which will provide more details on requirements, rules, roles, practices, and relationships between Utilities, Suppliers, and Customers under electric restructuring.

2.       Meet the requirements of and register with the  http://www.puc.state.nh.us/  New Hampshire Public Utility Commission.

3.       Complete, sign, and have notarized two copies of the appropriate supplier agreements along with two signed and notarized copies of the NHEC Non-Disclosure Agreement with NHEC. See links to the right.

4.       Pay NHEC’s EDI testing fee and then complete EDI testing with NHEC.

5.       Must be a NEPOOL participant or be affiliated with a NEPOOL participant.

6.       Complete load asset registrations for each NHEC ISO Metering Domain.

7.       Must read and become familiar with NHEC’s tariff (Sections 4 and 5 Member Responsibilities Regarding Competitive Energy Supply & NHEC Transactions with Competitive Suppliers and Market Participant End-Users), as well as NH PUC rules.  For questions regarding the NH PUC, please visit the http://www.puc.state.nh.us/ NH PUC web site.

 Load Profiles

The NHEC Load Profiles file consists of average hourly member loads by load profile in kWh.  Distribution losses and transmission losses to pool transmission facility (PTF) are not included in the data.

NHEC’s distribution loss factor is 1% for ski areas, 3.76% for primary members, and 7.45% for all other members.

 NHEC is represented in the NEPOOL/ISO Power System Model as three distinct Network Nodes (Metering Domains), based on the transmitting utility NHEC interconnected with in a particular geographic area at the time when NHEC became open to competitive suppliers.  Load Assets located on the 31 NHEC delivery points interconnected with Eversource are attached to Metering Domain ID #1153. For Metering Domain #1153 the transmission losses back to the PTF are 1.98%.  Load Assets located on the three delivery points (Charlestown, Goose Pond, and Monroe) interconnected with NGRID are attached to Metering Domain ID #1154. For Metering Domain #1154 the transmission losses back to the PTF are 2.00%.  Load Assets located on the four delivery points interconnected with Eversource via Green Mountain Power (Cornish, Lyme, North Charlestown, and Haverhill) are attached to Metering Domain ID #1155. For Metering Domain #1155 the transmission losses back to the PTF are 5.843%.