As a Public Power Provider servicing our community with electric and internet services, our mission is to provide our customers with reliable, competitively priced services to our community in a sustainable, environmentally-sensitive, and customer-centric manner.

 We proudly service over 38,000 customers in a 100 square miles which include, Taunton, Raynham, Berkley, portions of Dighton, Lakeville and Bridgewater. We are governed by a three-member Board of Commissioners who are elected by the citizens of Taunton to serve a two year term.

We have been a municipal electric utility since 1897!

What makes up your rate?

Service Charge:

Designed to collect costs for meter installation, reading and maintenance. Also overheads related to billing, customer records and service.

Distribution Charge

Cost for building, operating and maintaining TMLP’s distribution system to our customers. The system delivers electricity throughout our service territory to your location.

Transmission Charge:

Costs associated with delivering electricity via high voltage lines from a power generator outside our service territory to our local distribution system.

Transition Charge:

A result of deregulation, these costs are associated with past utility investments including power generating facilities and energy contracts.

Generation Charge:

Costs associated with converting fuel sources into electricity and the purchasing of power on the wholesale market. Costs include all sources of TMLP’s power supply portfolio.

Power Cost Adjustment (PPCA):

This is equal to the actual cost to generate and purchase power minus the generation charge. Can be set quarterly by TMLP. 

Pasny Discount: 

Wholesale power agreement for hydro-power from NY strictly to benefit residential customers. Discount fluctuates with market rate but will never be over $0.

Prompt Payment Discount:

5% discount if invoice is paid in full within 10 days of billing.