Litchfield County, Connecticut Electric Profile

Litchfield County residents have an average residential electricity bill of $178.06, which is 48.09% higher than the nationwide average bill of $120.24.

Litchfield County is ranked 1121st in the US out of 3220 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 0.53 megawatt hours per person each year.

At an average residential rate of 23.98 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Litchfield County pay a 78.31% markup from the US average.

Litchfield County uses non-renewable sources to generate 1.29 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 703rd highest county in the US for non-renewable production per capita.

Litchfield County is 1st out of 8 counties in the state in electricity generated from wind turbines.

Litchfield County emitted 343,391,270.39 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 847th worst polluting county out of 3220 counties in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,372,979 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.61 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    328,218 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    95,455 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    232,763 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.82 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    343,391,270 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,904.21 kg

Torrington, CT Electric Overview

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Torrington has an average residential electricity rate of 23.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.82% above the average Connecticut price of 22.04 cents and 78.31% above the national average of 13.45. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $155.63, while the Torrington average is 14.41% higher at $178.06 per month. This ranks the city 65th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Eversource Energy is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

The consumption of electricity in Torrington accounts for 70,482,867.96 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is the 21st highest in the state out of 143 cities. More importantly, the city averages 2,043.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. There are 2 electricity plants in the city, which is the 10th highest number of plants in a city in Connecticut and equates to the 21st highest number of power plants per capita in the state. Torrington's power plants mainly use Kerosene, which accounts for 100.00% (or 328 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Torrington

Torrington residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.242/kWh$0.181/kWh$221.16/mo.$105.78/mo.
64th21.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Torrington
64th$151.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Torrington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Torrington, Connecticut

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Eversource EnergyBUNDLED21.50151.368,030,4101,726,614,900

Oakville CDP, CT Electric Overview

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Oakville CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 23.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 78.31% higher than the average US rate of 13.45 cents. Eversource Energy has 674 total residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $155.63, while the Oakville CDP average is 14.41% more at $178.06 per month. This is the 65th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Connecticut.

The use of electricity in Oakville CDP accounts for 17,847,151.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 42nd highest in Connecticut out of 143 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which is 2,028.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Oakville CDP as the 26th highest polluting city in Connecticut. The electricity sold in Oakville CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power production sources in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oakville CDP

Oakville CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.242/kWh$0.181/kWh$221.16/mo.$105.78/mo.
64th21.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oakville CDP
64th$151.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oakville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oakville CDP, Connecticut

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Eversource EnergyBUNDLED21.50151.368,030,4101,726,614,900

Zips with electric coverage in Oakville CDP, Connecticut include: 06708, 06795, 06779

Winsted CDP, CT Electric Overview

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Winsted CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 23.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.82% more than the state's average rate of 22.04 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Eversource Energy. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $178.06 per month.

Electricity use in Winsted CDP creates 14,443,637.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 49th most of any city in Connecticut. The city also ranks 48th worst in Connecticut in pollution per resident, averaging 2,028.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 54,216.26 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Winsted CDP

Winsted CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.242/kWh$0.181/kWh$221.16/mo.$105.78/mo.
64th21.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Winsted CDP
64th$151.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Winsted CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Winsted CDP, Connecticut

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Eversource EnergyBUNDLED21.50151.368,030,4101,726,614,900

Energy Production in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Power Plants in Litchfield County, Connecticut

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Kimberly Clark-Unit 1,2,3Kimberly-Clark Corporation (100.00%)
New Milford CDP CT Natural Gas 232,43560,675,436.5261.04
Falls VillageFirstLight Hydro Generating Company (100.00%)
Canaan CDP CT Conventional Hydroelectric 34,552
Bulls BridgeFirstLight Hydro Generating Company (100.00%)
Litchfield County CT Conventional Hydroelectric 28,164
Wind Colebrook SouthWind Colebrook South (100.00%)
Litchfield County CT Wind 13,355
Goodwin HydroelectricMetropolitan Dist of Hartford (100.00%)
Litchfield County CT Conventional Hydroelectric 9,017
New Milford Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
New Milford CDP CT Landfill Gas 6,3873,767,733.13589.91
Litchfield County CT Solar 3,644
Canis Minor Solar FarmLSE Canis Minor LLC (100.00%)
Litchfield County CT Solar 1,723
Torrington TerminalConnecticut Jet Power LLC (100.00%)
Torrington CT Kerosene 164428,038.42,609.99
Franklin DriveConnecticut Jet Power LLC (100.00%)
Torrington CT Kerosene 164187,6241,144.05
Rocky River (CT)FirstLight Hydro Generating Company (100.00%)
New Milford CDP CT Conventional Hydroelectric -1,387

Litchfield County, Connecticut Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 343,391,270.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released per year in Litchfield County because of electricity consumption. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 1,904.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 7th highest county in the state and 2591st nationally for CO2 emissions per capita. Natural Gas makes up 70.82% of the fuel used for electricity production in Litchfield County. Conventional Hydroelectric and Wind make up 21.43% and 4.07% of production, respectively. There are 11 power generation plants in Litchfield County, which is the 5th most power plants in a county in Connecticut and translates to the 3rd highest rate of power plants per person in the state.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
70.82%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
21.43%
WIND
Wind
4.07%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
1.95%
SOLAR
Solar
1.64%
OTHER
Other
0.10%

Litchfield County, Connecticut Net Metering

Litchfield County is home to one electric company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing personal solar panels, the only company in the county allows for net metering. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly favorable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Litchfield County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 2.90% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Litchfield County a rank of 460th best in the country out of 3220.

Power Companies in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Providers In Each City in Litchfield County:

  • Bantam, Connecticut:
    • Eversource Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Litchfield, Connecticut:
    • Eversource Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Torrington, Connecticut:
    • Eversource Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many power plants are within Litchfield County, Connecticut?

There are 11 active power plants in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Litchfield County, Connecticut?

The largest electricity provider in Litchfield County, Connecticut by total revenue is Eversource Energy.

Which electricity companies offer service in Litchfield County, Connecticut?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Eversource Energy194,710

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-29