Bristol County, Rhode Island Electric Profile

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Bristol County, Rhode Island Overview

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Bristol County is The Narragansett Electric Co.

Emitting 139,397,791.88 kilograms of CO2 gases, Bristol County has the 5th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 5 counties in the state.

At an average residential rate of 22.19 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Bristol County pay a 61.25% markup from the national average price.

Bristol County emits 2,744.43 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 2,744.43.

With a population of 50,793 citizens, Bristol County is the 5th most populated county in the state and the 992nd largest in the nation.

Customers in Bristol County face an average of 0.75 outages lasting 165.34 minutes per year, compared to the US averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes an outage.


  • Total Consumption

    340,685  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.71  MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    139,397,792  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,744.43  kg

Bristol County, Rhode Island Details

Bristol County, Rhode Island Net Metering

Bristol County is home to one electricity supplier. Fortunately for customers in the county who are interested in having their own solar panels, the only supplier in the county has net metering practices in place. Citizens of Rhode Island have some of the best net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Bristol County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.90% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Rhode Island average is 4.73%, resulting in a rank of 2045th best in the country and a state rank of best out of 3221 and 5 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Bristol County, Rhode Island


Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Bristol County, Rhode Island?

By total customer count, The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest electricity supplier in Bristol County, Rhode Island.

Which electricity companies offer service in Bristol County, Rhode Island?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 The Narragansett Electric Co 11,541

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-27