Coos County, New Hampshire Electric Profile

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As the 2nd highest generator of electricity in New Hampshire out of 10 counties, Coos County produces 1,386,874 megawatt hours of electricity.

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Residents of Coos County pay about 0.64% less than the $120.24 national average monthly residential electric expense.

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Coos County is the 2 highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 10 counties in New Hampshire, with a population of 31,563 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 1,386,874.

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Coos County produces 99.93% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 43.91 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

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The 944.31 megawatt hours of electricity generated by non-renewable energy ranks Coos County at 1007th in the county out of 3220 counties in non-renewable power generation.

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Coos County has seen an increase of about 3.95% in the amount of power produced by wind.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    249,596 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,386,874 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,385,930 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    944 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    43.94 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    127,182,169 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,029.47 kg

Berlin, NH Electric Overview

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Berlin's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 19.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.59% lower than New Hampshire's average price of 19.13 cents and 41.36% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. More electricity is generated in Berlin than is used, with electricity generation totaling 807.09% of consumption. Generation from renewable fuels totals 63.78 megawatt hours produced per customer. This ranks the city 4th out of 97 cities in the state.

Around 7,879.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 3rd highest polluter in New Hampshire out of 97 cities. Total emissions in the city are 80,540,370.08 kilograms, which is the 4th highest total amount of emissions for a city in New Hampshire. Wood/Wood Waste Solids makes up 78.84% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Berlin. Conventional Hydroelectric and Wind make up 17.05% and 4.05% of production, respectively. There are 3 power producing plants in Berlin, which is the most plants in a city in New Hampshire and the 1188th highest amount of power plants per resident in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Berlin

Berlin residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.212/kWh$0.177/kWh$153.24/mo.$88.26/mo.
74th18.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Berlin
32nd$115.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Berlin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Berlin, New Hampshire

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Eversource EnergyBUNDLED18.58115.02No DataIcon representing missing value.2,764,571513,627,610

Lancaster CDP, NH Electric Overview

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Lancaster CDP's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 19.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.59% lower than the average state price of 19.13 cents. Eversource Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Lancaster CDP average is 1.42% less at $118.53 per month.

Approximately 2,461,892.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Lancaster CDP from electricity use. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which amounts to 1,370 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Lancaster CDP is the 43rd highest polluting city in the state. The city is home to no electricity producing plants, which is, of course, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lancaster CDP

Lancaster CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.212/kWh$0.177/kWh$153.24/mo.$88.26/mo.
74th18.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lancaster CDP
32nd$115.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lancaster CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lancaster CDP, New Hampshire

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Eversource EnergyBUNDLED18.58115.02No DataIcon representing missing value.2,764,571513,627,610

Gorham CDP, NH Electric Overview

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Gorham CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 19.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.59% below the average New Hampshire price of 19.13 cents and 41.36% above the national average of 13.45 cents. The city has grown hydroelectric power usage by 9.27% and the power source now makes up 100.00% of all electricity generation there. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Gorham CDP average is 1.42% lower at $118.53 per month.

When considering electricity production, Gorham CDP's main fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, accounting for 100.00%, or 150,984 megawatt hours of generation in the city. On average, the city residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 92nd worst polluting city out of 97 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 0 kilograms, which is the 92nd worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. Gorham CDP is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is 2nd most in New Hampshire and 5th highest when counting power plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gorham CDP

Gorham CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.212/kWh$0.177/kWh$153.24/mo.$88.26/mo.
74th18.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gorham CDP
32nd$115.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gorham CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gorham CDP, New Hampshire

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Eversource EnergyBUNDLED18.58115.02No DataIcon representing missing value.2,764,571513,627,610

Energy Production in Coos County, New Hampshire

Power Plants in Coos County, New Hampshire

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Burgess BioPowerBerlin Station, LLC (100.00%)
Berlin NH Wood/Wood Waste Solids 514,733650,030,937.611,262.85No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Granite Reliable PowerBrookfield Renewable Partners (89.48%)Freshet Wind Energy LLC (10.52%)
Coos County NH Wind 236,560No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Berlin GorhamGreat Lakes Hydro America LLC (100.00%)
Gorham CDP NH Conventional Hydroelectric 138,442No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Smith (NH)Central Rivers Power NH, LLC (100.00%)
Berlin NH Conventional Hydroelectric 111,208No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Coos County NH Conventional Hydroelectric 51,839No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Stored Solar Bethlehem LLCStored Solar Leaf Merchant, LLC (100.00%)
Whitefield CDP NH Wood/Wood Waste Solids 37,38156,038,371.21,499.11No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Jericho PowerLS Power (100.00%)
Berlin NH Wind 26,399No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Errol Hydroelectric ProjectBrookfield Renewable Partners (100.00%)
Coos County NH Conventional Hydroelectric 14,917No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
GorhamCentral Rivers Power NH, LLC (100.00%)
Gorham CDP NH Conventional Hydroelectric 12,542No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
CanaanCentral Rivers Power NH, LLC (100.00%)
West Stewartstown CDP NH Conventional Hydroelectric 5,788No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lost NationGranite Shore Power (100.00%)
Groveton CDP NH Distillate Fuel Oil 505613,851.741,215.55No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Coos County, New Hampshire Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coos County has around 39.78% of its electricity produced by Wood/Wood Waste Solids. Wind (36.02%) is also used for electricity production, as well as Conventional Hydroelectric (24.14%). The county has 11 power plants, which is 1st highest in the state. Electricity consumption in Coos County results in the release of 127,182,168.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 1597th highest in the country out of 3220 counties and 6th highest in New Hampshire out of 10 counties. The county also ranks 2039th highest in pollution per capita, averaging 4,029.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen.

WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
39.78%
WIND Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
36.02%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
24.14%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.07%

Coos County, New Hampshire Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Coos County supplying electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and New Hampshire has some of the best regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Coos County is about 6.99% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Coos County a rank of 6th best in New Hampshire out of 10.

Power Companies in Coos County, New Hampshire

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Coos County, New Hampshire?

There are 2 electricity companies operating in Coos County, New Hampshire.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Coos County, New Hampshire?

The largest electricity supplier in Coos County, New Hampshire by megawatt hours sold is Eversource Energy.

How many power plants are located in Coos County, New Hampshire?

There are 11 electricity plants located in Coos County, New Hampshire

Which electricity companies offer service in Coos County, New Hampshire?

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1Eversource Energy84,996
2New Hampshire Electric9,149

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16