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Taking control of our energy future.

Lowering costs, investing in innovation.

Exeter Community Power gives our town greater choices over our energy options, while lowering costs.

In 2022, the Exeter voters adopted the Exeter Community Power Plan at Town Meeting.

We are now putting that plan to action to create short- and long-term benefits for our energy users.


How Community Power Works

Exeter Community Power combines the buying power of residents and businesses so that together we can achieve competitively priced electricity.​ Customers are always free to choose to buy power from Unitil Corporation, or from another market option, by submitting notice in advance of their next utility meter read date.

By accessing the power market, we can control price volatility and choose which energy sources to buy or build.


Exeter Community Power purchases electricity from the sources you choose.


Unitil delivers the electricity using the same power line infrastructure and billing mechanisms.


Exeter Energy Users save money and have the power to choose new rates and products, and how much electricity comes from renewable sources.

Electricity markets are changing. Customers are generating their own power and adopting new technologies that add value to our energy portfolio.

Exeter Community Power will harness that value, and empower customers to create a more innovative and cost-effective energy future.

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more.

Choices, Exeter

Electricity Supply Choices

Energy users in Exeter can select which energy choice works best for them.

Use the portal or call us at 1-866-603-POWR to choose your power option, or to opt out, and have your Unitil account number handy so we can easily process your selection.

**If you have recently set up a new account with Unitil please call 1-866-603-7697 (POWR) to enroll in Exeter Community Power

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

Residential, General Service, Outdoor Lighting*

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* Based on usage of 650 kWh per month

Customers With Variable Monthly Supply Rates 

If you currently take service on Unitil's variable monthly supply rates, you are eligible for Exeter Community Power's corresponding monthly rate shown in the table below (¢ / kWh):

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Commercial Rates Beginning August 1st, 2024

Note that variable rates shown for Unitil Corporation are charged by the utility based on the amount of electricity you use within each calendar month, whereas variable rates for Community Power are charged starting on the date within each month when Unitil Corporation reads your electricity meter.

Exceptions to Automatic Enrollment

Certain customer groups will NOT be automatically enrolled in Exeter Community Power, including:

  • Customers buying electricity from a third-party supplier.

  • Large General Service Customers (Class G1 and TOU-EV-G1).

  • Net Metered customers.

  • Customers on a three-part Time-of-Use rate (Class TOU-D, TOU-EV-D, and TOU-EV-G2).

If one of these exceptions applies to you, contact us to discuss your options or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more.

Exceptions, Exeter

View the Environmental Disclosure Label for the electricity we provide to customers.

Why Customers choose Community Power

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Nick Devonshire
Board Director for the
Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire

Exeter Community Power Aggregation Committee
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Julie Gilman
Member Alternate to the
Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire

Exeter Select Board Member

Community Representation

Exeter joined dozens of other New Hampshire cities and towns to create our own locally accountable nonprofit power agency — Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire.

The Town of Exeter appoints representatives to the Coalition to oversee the agency's governance and finances. Meet our Member Representatives!


Our energy supply rate is lower than the Unitil supply rate.


You have the option to buy renewable and carbon free power.


We are developing local energy projects and programs that serve customers and make us more innovative and independent.


You have a say in what your energy future will look like.



Through the Coalition, we tap into the advanced expertise to give customers the highest quality service, and the collective leadership required to drive important policy reforms at the state level.

Together, we are leading the way towards a more innovative and resilient energy system for the Granite State.

Coalition, Exeter

Visit the Town of Exeter's Community Power webpage and attend an Energy Committee meeting to get involved!

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