Kent County, Rhode Island Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Kent County, Rhode Island Electricity Overview

Kent County has recently seen a rise in electricity production from solar power of 19.41% year over year.

Emitting 422,116,173.6 kilograms of CO2 gases, Kent County has the 2nd highest pollution level due to electricity use out of 5 counties in the state.

With total generation of 70,611 megawatt hours, Kent County is the 1365th largest generator of electricity in the nation out of 3221 counties.

With a state average residential electricity bill of $130.33, Kent County citizens pay about 3.96% more than their fellow statesmen.

Kent County ranks 2nd out of 5 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population using 1,145,323.12 megawatt hours.

The US average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.99 cents, while residents of Kent County pay an average rate of 63.93% above the national average at 22.94 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,145,323 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.72 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    70,611 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    70,611 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.41 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    422,116,174 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,477.75 kg

Warwick, RI Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Warwick home pay an average residential electricity rate of 22.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.23% above the average Rhode Island rate of 22.44 cents. The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Warwick deal with 0.75 electrical outages each year with outages lasting an average of 165.34 minutes.

Coming in at as the 2nd worst ranked city out of 37 cities in Rhode Island, Warwick releases 218,697,365.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 2,640.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 9th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Warwick

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.257/kWh$0.161/kWh$186.36/mo.$79.01/mo.
16th22.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Warwick
16th$129.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Warwick Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Warwick, Rhode Island

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED22.23129.372,814,160625,706,528

Zips with electric coverage in Warwick, Rhode Island include: 02886, 02893, 02889, 02818, 02888

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Greene CDP, RI Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Greene CDP home pay an average residential electricity rate of 22.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.23% above the average Rhode Island rate of 22.44 cents. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $135.49. This is 9.38% more than the nationwide average of $123.86. There has been a 349500.00% increase in solar usage in the city during the course of the past 12 months.

Coming in at as the 33rd worst ranked city out of 37 cities in Rhode Island, Greene CDP releases 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More importantly, the city averages 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. Roughly 53.19% of Greene CDP's electricity is generated using Solar. Greene CDP has 2 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 2nd highest amount of power plants in a single city within the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greene CDP

Greene CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.257/kWh$0.161/kWh$186.36/mo.$79.01/mo.
16th22.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greene CDP
16th$129.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greene CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greene CDP, Rhode Island

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED22.23129.372,814,160625,706,528

Electricity Production in Kent County, Rhode Island

Power Plants in Kent County, Rhode Island

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Kent County RI Solar 32,334
WED Coventry 2Town of West Warwick (100.00%)
Kent County RI Wind 9,436
WED Coventry 6WED Coventry Six, LLC (100.00%)
Kent County RI Wind 8,259
10 Briggs Solar NG, LLC (East)NuGen Capital Management (100.00%)
Kent County RI Solar 3,646
WED Coventry Seven, LLCWED Coventry Seven, LLC (100.00%)
Greene CDP RI Solar 3,496
WED Coventry 3Narragansett Bay Commission (100.00%)
Greene CDP RI Wind 3,077
GD West Greenwich Victory I, LLCGD West Greenwich Victory I, LLC (100.00%)
Kent County RI Solar 2,787
Kent County RI Solar 2,629
WED Coventry 4Narragansett Bay Commission (100.00%)
Kent County RI Wind 2,481
WED Coventry 1Narragansett Bay Commission (100.00%)
Kent County RI Wind 2,466

Kent County, Rhode Island Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Kent County is the 712th highest ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county emitting 422,116,173.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county averages 2,477.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. Solar is the primary fuel source in Kent County, with 63.58% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Kent County is home to 10 power producing plants, which is the 3rd most plants within a county in Rhode Island.

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63.58%
WIND
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36.42%

Kent County, Rhode Island Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Kent County offering electricity. Of those 2, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their consumers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Rhode Island has highly favorable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Kent County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.90% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Kent County a rank of 1748th best in the United States out of 3221.

Power Companies in Kent County, Rhode Island

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Kent County, Rhode Island?

The largest electricity provider in Kent County, Rhode Island by total customer count is The Narragansett Electric Co.

How many electric companies offer service in Kent County, Rhode Island?

Kent County, Rhode Island is home to 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1The Narragansett Electric Co73,347

How many power plants are in Kent County, Rhode Island?

There are 10 active electricity plants located in Kent County, Rhode Island

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27