Electric Rates & Providers in Bristol County, RI

Bristol County, Rhode Island Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Bristol County, Rhode Island Electricity Overview

Solar power production in Bristol County has grown from 5,698 megawatt hours to 6,380 megawatt hours per year in the past 12 months.

With 6,380 megawatt hours generated using solar, Bristol County is 755th in the United States out of 3230 counties for solar power electricity generation.

Residents of Bristol County consume enough electricity to release 2,654.26 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, compared to the nationwide average of 4,159.32.

Bristol County's average residential electricity rate is 26.30 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 64.27% higher than the US average price of 16.01 cents per kilowatt hour.

With 50,672 citizens living within the county and 6,380 megawatt hours produced a year, Bristol County has a per capita production rate of 0.13 megawatt hours. This is the 1881st highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

Renewable electricity fuels account for 100.00%, or 6,380 megawatt hours, of Bristol County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 6th in Rhode Island for total megawatt hours from sustainable fuel types.


  • Total Consumption

    337,932 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.67 MWh


  • Total Production

    6,380 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    6,380 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.13 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    134,496,754 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,654.26 kg

Electricity Production in Bristol County, Rhode Island

Power Plants in Bristol County, Rhode Island

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Blackhorse Farm Solar, LLC CSGAES Distributed Energy (100.00%)
Bristol County RI Solar 6,380

Bristol County, Rhode Island Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Bristol County creates 134,496,754.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 1501st largest amount of any county in the United States. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 2,654.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 2nd highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. The main fuel type used in Bristol County is Solar, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Bristol County has one power producing plant.


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 4.71% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% and the Rhode Island average is 3.18%, resulting in a rank of 1621st best in the country and a state rank of 2nd best out of 3230 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 megawatt hours sold, 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 RankProviderEst. County Customers
1The Narragansett Electric Co10,265

How many power plants are within Bristol County, Rhode Island?

There is one active power plant located in Bristol County, Rhode Island

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-03-29