Merrimack County, New Hampshire Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Merrimack County, New Hampshire Electricity Overview

Usage of non-renewable fuels for electricity production has increased by 4.19% over the course of the past 12 months in Merrimack County power generation facilities.

In Merrimack County, 367,575.15 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel types. Merrimack County ranks 2nd in the state out of 10 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

Merrimack County ranks 190th out of 3221 counties in the country in megawatt hours generated from coal use over the previous 12 months.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Merrimack County is 21.38 cents. This rate is approximately 52.78% above the national average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Merrimack County is the 3rd most populated county in the state.

Merrimack County generates 312,343.26 megawatt hours from coal each year. That is 2.03 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Merrimack County the highest ranked county out of 10 counties in New Hampshire for electricity production from coal per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,219,410 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    555,752 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    188,177 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    367,575 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.61 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    669,457,656 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,352.55 kg

Electricity plans in New Hampshire

There are 10126 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

Most Popular New Hampshire Plans

Live Brighter 12

Residential

  • Rate 21.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Go Green Lights 24

Residential

  • Rate 20.09¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 24 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

State Site Live Brighter 26

Residential

  • Rate 19.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 26 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

All New Hampshire Plans

Live Brighter 12

Residential

  • Rate 21.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Go Green Lights 24

Residential

  • Rate 20.09¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 24 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

State Site Live Brighter 26

Residential

  • Rate 19.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 26 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Concord, NH Electricity Overview

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On average, Concord's residential electricity rate is 21.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.75% more than the average state price of 20.66 cents and 51.73% higher than the national average of 13.99. Power facilities in the city have achieved a 3.88% rise the use of renewable energy versus non-renewable and fossil fuels. With an estimated 3,121 total residential customers, Eversource Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

Coming in at as the worst ranked city out of 100 cities in the state, Concord emits 218,872,345.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 4,977.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Concord is the 2nd highest polluting city in New Hampshire. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste, which makes up 53,168.15 megawatt hours (or 44.35%) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city. Totaling Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste with Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (36.29%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (19.36%), these three fuels account for 100.00% of the city's electricity generation. Concord is home to 2 power producing plants, which is the 2nd highest number of power plants within a city in New Hampshire.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Concord

Concord residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.223/kWh$0.177/kWh$155.84/mo.$88.26/mo.
57th20.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Concord
18th$126.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Concord Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Concord, New Hampshire

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.1860.5823,2882,138,000
Direct EnergyENERGY9.9269.42171,01016,964,300
ENGIEENERGY8.4658.313,8711,173,300
ENH PowerENERGY12.3272.07175,45121,611,000
Energy RewardsENERGY14.1572.0128,1953,989,600

Zips with electric coverage in Concord, New Hampshire include: 03301, 03303, 03224

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Franklin, NH Electricity Overview

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On average, Franklin's residential electricity rate is 21.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.51% more than the average state price of 20.66 cents and 52.85% higher than the national average of 13.99. The New Hampshire average monthly residential electric bill is $131.01, while the Franklin average is 6.99% more at $140.17 per month. This ranks the city 93rd in the state for average monthly bill amount. Eversource Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Electricity use in Franklin creates 9,155,128.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 23rd highest amount of any city in New Hampshire. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 1,047.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 96th ranked city in New Hampshire for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. The city is home to 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 2nd highest for a city in the state. In Franklin, Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Franklin

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.224/kWh$0.181/kWh$157.67/mo.$89.21/mo.
93rd20.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Franklin
13th$126.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Franklin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Franklin, New Hampshire

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.1860.5823,2882,138,000
Direct EnergyENERGY9.9269.42171,01016,964,300
ENGIEENERGY8.4658.313,8711,173,300
ENH PowerENERGY12.3272.07175,45121,611,000
Energy RewardsENERGY14.1572.0128,1953,989,600

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South Hooksett CDP, NH Electricity Overview

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On average, South Hooksett CDP's residential electricity rate is 21.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.75% more than the average state price of 20.66 cents and 51.73% higher than the national average of 13.99. Eversource Energy has an estimated 312 total residential customers, which is more than all other vendors in the city. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the South Hooksett CDP average is 12.63% more at $139.51 per month.

Electricity use in South Hooksett CDP creates 9,660,503.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 21st highest amount of any city in New Hampshire. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 1,640.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks South Hooksett CDP as the 58th highest polluting city in New Hampshire. The city has no power production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 46,680.83 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Hooksett CDP

South Hooksett CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.223/kWh$0.177/kWh$155.84/mo.$88.26/mo.
57th20.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Hooksett CDP
18th$126.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Hooksett CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Hooksett CDP, New Hampshire

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.1860.5823,2882,138,000
Direct EnergyENERGY9.9269.42171,01016,964,300
ENGIEENERGY8.4658.313,8711,173,300
ENH PowerENERGY12.3272.07175,45121,611,000
Energy RewardsENERGY14.1572.0128,1953,989,600

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Electricity Production in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

Power Plants in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
MerrimackGranite Shore Power (100.00%)
Merrimack County NH Coal 314,407.01360,584,785.081,146.87
Wheelabrator Concord FacilityWheelabrator Environmental Systems (100.00%)
Concord NH Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 96,670171,530,207.41,774.39
Garvins FallsCentral Rivers Power NH, LLC (100.00%)
Merrimack County NH Conventional Hydroelectric 44,159
Eastman FallsCentral Rivers Power NH, LLC (100.00%)
Franklin NH Conventional Hydroelectric 25,061
Penacook Lower FallsBriar-Hydro Associates (100.00%)
Merrimack County NH Conventional Hydroelectric 23,484
Rolfe Canal HydroBriar-Hydro Associates (100.00%)
Concord NH Conventional Hydroelectric 23,214
Penacook Upper Falls HydroBriar-Hydro Associates (100.00%)
Merrimack County NH Conventional Hydroelectric 14,387
Pembroke Hydro
Suncook CDP NH Conventional Hydroelectric 9,306
Stevens Mills Dam
Franklin NH Conventional Hydroelectric 6,903
HooksettCentral Rivers Power NH, LLC (100.00%)
Hooksett CDP NH Conventional Hydroelectric 6,598
Merrimack County NH Conventional Hydroelectric 4,126
China Mill HydroBrady Sullivan Properties (100.00%)
Suncook CDP NH Conventional Hydroelectric 3,646

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Merrimack County is the worst ranked county in the state out of 10 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county emitting 669,457,656.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 4,352.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Merrimack County is the 1926th highest polluting county in the country. Power producing facilities in the county primarily use Coal, which makes up 56.20% (or 312,343.26 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Conventional Hydroelectric (26.03%) and Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (9.57%), these three fuels make up 91.80% of the county electricity generation. Merrimack County is home to 12 electricity producing plants, which is highest in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
56.20%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
26.03%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
9.57%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
7.83%
JET FUEL
Jet Fuel
0.30%
OTHER
Other
0.07%

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Net Metering

Out of the 17 providers in Merrimack County, 2 of them offer net metering to their customers. Residents of New Hampshire have highly favorable net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Merrimack County averages out to about 6.99% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 6.62%, resulting in a rank of 2641st best in the United States and a state rank of 6th best out of 3221 and 10 counties, respectively.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Merrimack County, New Hampshire?

The largest electricity company in Merrimack County, New Hampshire by total customer count is Eversource Energy.

How many power plants are located within Merrimack County, New Hampshire?

There are 12 electricity plants located in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

What electricity companies offer service in Merrimack County, New Hampshire?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Eversource Energy44,400
2New Hampshire Electric5,368
3ENH Power2,848
4North American Power2,665
5Direct Energy2,250
6Energy Rewards609
7First Point Power532
8Ambit Energy361
9Strategic Energy LLC338
10ENGIE173

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

Merrimack County, New Hampshire is home to 17 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-15