Merrimack County, NH: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Merrimack County, New Hampshire Electricity Overview

Over the course of the last 12 months Merrimack County has experienced a 40.98% decrease in coal usage, dropping from a previous total of 161,317.19 megawatt hours produced from using coal to 95,216.76 megawatt hours.

Merrimack County is the 2438th highest polluting county in the US based on pollution per capita. The county emits 2,793.48 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

Roughly 77.97% of Merrimack County's electricity is produced using non-renewable sources, making it the 2nd highest county out of 10 counties in the state for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

As the 2nd highest county in New Hampshire for non-renewable generation per capita, Merrimack County produces 0.94 megawatt hours per person a year.

Merrimack County experienced a 18.01% decline in CO2 emissions per capita in the past year.

Merrimack County is ranked 5th in New Hampshire out of 10 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 0.27 megawatt hours per person per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,188,451 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.62 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    188,668 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    41,567 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    147,101 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.21 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    435,838,743 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,793.48 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Concord

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Concord Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

23.71¢ per kWh

  • 1.22% higher than last month
  • 34.5% lower than April last year
  • 3.11% higher than the New Hampshire average
  • 40.21% higher than the US average
  • 83rd in the state out of 100 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 17 since April last year
  • 29,189th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 324 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 992 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

28.2¢ per kWh

  • 3.56% lower than last month
  • 3.45% higher than April last year
  • 9.3% higher than the New Hampshire average
  • 74.9% higher than the US average
  • 93rd in the state out of 100 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 84 since April last year
  • 29,407th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 45 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 109 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$118.35 per month

  • 16.51% lower than last month
  • 34.39% lower than April last year
  • 2.34% lower than the New Hampshire average
  • 4.97% higher than the US average
  • 83rd in the state out of 100 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 10 since April last year
  • 21,413th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,701 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 9,620 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$164.17 per month

  • 3.05% lower than last month
  • 0.16% lower than April last year
  • 7.06% higher than the New Hampshire average
  • 20.65% higher than the US average
  • 93rd in the state out of 100 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 74 since April last year
  • 26,870th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,326 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 263 since April last year

Concord, NH Electricity Overview

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On average, Concord's residential electricity rate is 28.20 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.30% more than the average state price of 25.80 cents and 74.90% higher than the national average of 16.12. There has been a 0.90% drop in usage of non-renewable fuel types in the city over the course of the past 12 months. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Unitil.

Electricity use in Concord creates 207,064,712.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 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 4,754.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 1st ranked city in New Hampshire for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. The city is home to one electricity generation plant. In Concord, Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste makes up 55.00% of the fuel types utilized for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Concord

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.365/kWh$0.155/kWh$251.99/mo.$77.39/mo.
93rd28.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Concord
93rd$164.17Average 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 EnergyENERGY15.87100.8220,048.623,181,963.82
Direct EnergyENERGY12.1273.38220,072.2126,670,148.76
ENGIEENERGY11.9358.623,603.58429,851.04
ENH PowerENERGY14.2978.02115,074.3816,448,707.87
Energy RewardsENERGY16.1486.6621,772.523,514,407.8

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

Franklin, NH Electricity Overview

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On average, Franklin's residential electricity rate is 25.43 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.44% lower than the average state price of 25.80 cents and 57.72% higher than the national average of 16.12 cents. Eversource Energy is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Consumers in Franklin are faced with 2.77 electrical outages a year with outages lasting an average of 341.18 minutes.

Electricity use in Franklin creates 10,778,255.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 18th 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 1,229.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Franklin as the 21st 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 66,773.26 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Franklin

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.364/kWh$0.181/kWh$224.60/mo.$89.58/mo.
76th25.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Franklin
15th$147.01Average 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 EnergyENERGY15.87100.8220,048.623,181,963.82
Direct EnergyENERGY12.1273.38220,072.2126,670,148.76
ENGIEENERGY11.9358.623,603.58429,851.04
ENH PowerENERGY14.2978.02115,074.3816,448,707.87
Energy RewardsENERGY16.1486.6621,772.523,514,407.8

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South Hooksett CDP, NH Electricity Overview

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On average, South Hooksett CDP's residential electricity rate is 25.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.58% lower than the average state price of 25.80 cents and 57.50% higher than the national average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 3,272.37 megawatt hours, Eversource Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

Electricity use in South Hooksett CDP creates 7,261,735.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 22nd 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 1,229.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks South Hooksett CDP as the 6th 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 44,987.78 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 September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.381/kWh$0.177/kWh$234.42/mo.$88.26/mo.
67th25.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Hooksett CDP
86th$147.67Average 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 EnergyENERGY15.87100.8220,048.623,181,963.82
Direct EnergyENERGY12.1273.38220,072.2126,670,148.76
ENGIEENERGY11.9358.623,603.58429,851.04
ENH PowerENERGY14.2978.02115,074.3816,448,707.87
Energy RewardsENERGY16.1486.6621,772.523,514,407.8

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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 96,296106,032,431.851,101.11
Wheelabrator Concord FacilityWheelabrator Environmental Systems (100.00%)
Concord NH Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 92,372168,425,546.41,823.34

Merrimack County, New Hampshire Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Merrimack County is the 2nd worst ranked county in the state out of 10 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county emitting 435,838,742.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 2,793.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Merrimack County is the 2438th highest polluting county in the country. Power producing facilities in the county primarily use Coal, which makes up 50.47% (or 95,216.76 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (26.93%) and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (22.03%), these three fuels make up 99.43% of the county electricity generation. Merrimack County is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is 2nd highest in the state.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
50.47%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
26.93%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
22.03%
JET FUEL
Jet Fuel
0.45%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.12%

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 6.05% 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 2.87% and the state average is 6.28%, resulting in a rank of 2446th best in the United States and a state rank of best out of 3230 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 2 electricity plants located in Merrimack County, New Hampshire

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

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.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-13