Company Overview Visit nstaronline.com website
NSTAR is a company that was started in 1897. It has had many different owners and partnerships throughout its history but two current owners include Northeast Utilities and the French company EDF.
Its main purposes are to provide service, generate energy, and maintain power plants. NSTAR is one of the largest electricity providers in New England with roughly 2.4 million customers according to their website. The company also provides natural gas service to more than 1.2 million customers around New England through NSTAR Gas Company. In addition, they own and operate electric generation facilities throughout the area producing roughly 8,000 megawatts of power distributed through 34 generating stations located in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. They also have two nuclear power plants: Pilgrim located in Plymouth Massachusetts and Seabrook in Seabrook, NH. The company also has a total of 1.2 million miles of distribution lines and 12,000+ circuit miles of transmission lines.