Strafford County, New Hampshire Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Strafford County, New Hampshire Electricity Overview

Strafford County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 51.80% more than the national average rate, at 21.24 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

The burning of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production has increased by 9.03% during the past 12 months in Strafford County power generation facilities.

Strafford County generates 0.72 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Strafford County the 6th highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in New Hampshire out of 10 counties.

When calculating by number of customers, Unitil is the largest provider in Strafford County.

Strafford County ranks 841st out of 3221 counties in the nation for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuels, with 12,301.67 of the county's 106,610 megawatt hours coming from those fuel types.

Residents in Strafford County, on average, pay $139.19 per month for residential electricity, compared to the New Hampshire average of $131.01.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,037,705 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    106,610 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    94,308 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    12,302 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.81 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    244,997,394 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,871.8 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%

Dover, NH Electricity Overview

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Dover averages a residential electricity price of 21.11 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 2.15% more than New Hampshire's average price of 20.66 cents. Unitil has an estimated 6,279 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Dover average is 11.50% more at $138.11 per month.

The 259,574.93 megawatt hours consumed in Dover must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 1,640.71 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 11th highest polluting city out of 100 cities in New Hampshire based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 53,718,505.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 6th largest amount in New Hampshire.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dover

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.227/kWh$0.178/kWh$159.52/mo.$88.89/mo.
88th20.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dover
46th$126.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dover Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dover, 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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Rochester, NH Electricity Overview

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Rochester averages a residential electricity price of 21.11 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 2.15% more than New Hampshire's average price of 20.66 cents. Residents in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $138.12. This is 11.51% higher than the nationwide average of $123.86. Electricity production facilities in the city have achieved a 17.63% increase the use of renewable fuel sources versus non-renewable fuels.

Rochester has the 7th highest number of power producing plants of any city in New Hampshire, with one total power plant. Approximately 2,635.09 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are released in the city from electricity consumption, making them the 3rd highest polluter in New Hampshire out of 100 cities. Total emissions in the city are 85,619,500.28 kilograms, which is the 4th worst total amount of pollution for a city in New Hampshire. For the purpose of electricity generation, Rochester's primary fuel is Landfill Gas, making up 100.00%, or 38,577 megawatt hours of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rochester

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.227/kWh$0.178/kWh$159.50/mo.$88.89/mo.
86th20.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rochester
44th$126.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rochester Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rochester, 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 Rochester, New Hampshire include: 03867, 03868, 03839

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Somersworth, NH Electricity Overview

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Somersworth averages a residential electricity price of 21.11 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 2.15% more than New Hampshire's average price of 20.66 cents. The New Hampshire average monthly residential electricity bill is $131.01, while the Somersworth average is 5.43% more at $138.11 per month. This is the 61st lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. The city's hydroelectric dams produce 1,850 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the city's electricity.

Somersworth has the 7th highest number of power producing plants of any city in New Hampshire, with one total power plant. Approximately 1,608.42 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are released in the city from electricity consumption, making them the 91st highest polluter in New Hampshire out of 100 cities. Total emissions in the city are 19,067,770.36 kilograms, which is the 15th worst total amount of pollution for a city in New Hampshire. For the purpose of electricity generation, Somersworth's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00%, or 1,850 megawatt hours of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Somersworth

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.227/kWh$0.178/kWh$159.52/mo.$88.89/mo.
87th20.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Somersworth
45th$126.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Somersworth Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Somersworth, 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 Strafford County, New Hampshire

Power Plants in Strafford County, New Hampshire

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
UNH 7.9 MW PlantEmcor Energy Services (100.00%)
Durham CDP NH Landfill Gas 55,50012,016,185.22216.51
Turnkey Landfill Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Rochester NH Landfill Gas 38,57740,292,963.611,044.48
Milton HydroSFR Hydro Cor (100.00%)
Milton CDP NH Conventional Hydroelectric 5,715
Strafford County NH Conventional Hydroelectric 4,968
Somersworth Lower Great DamGreen Mountain Power (100.00%)
Somersworth NH Conventional Hydroelectric 1,850

Strafford County, New Hampshire Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Strafford County, Landfill Gas is 76.71% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Conventional Hydroelectric and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts at 11.76% and 10.92%, respectively. Approximately 1,871.8 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are released in the county from electricity consumption, making them the 6th highest polluter in New Hampshire out of 10 counties. This adds up to total emissions of 244,997,394.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the county the 1069th highest for total pollution in the nation. Strafford County has 5 power plants, which is 449th highest in the nation.

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
76.71%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
11.76%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
10.92%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.61%

Strafford County, New Hampshire Net Metering

Of the 18 electricity companies in Strafford County, 16.67% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and New Hampshire has some of the best regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Strafford County is 6.99%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Unitil, Eversource Energy, and New Hampshire Electric. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Strafford County is ranked as the 2641st best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

Strafford County, New Hampshire is home to 18 electricity providers offering service in the area.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Strafford County, New Hampshire?

The largest electricity company in Strafford County, New Hampshire by total revenue is Unitil.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Unitil28,478
2Eversource Energy17,788
3ENH Power1,141
4New Hampshire Electric1,121
5North American Power1,068
6Direct Energy901
7Energy Rewards244
8First Point Power213
9Ambit Energy145
10Strategic Energy LLC135

How many power plants are within Strafford County, New Hampshire?

There are 5 active electricity plants located in Strafford County, New Hampshire

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