Kent County, Rhode Island Electric Profile

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While the national average residential electric rate is 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Kent County’s average price is 59.15% above that at 21.41 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Citizens in Kent County face an average of 0.75 outages lasting 165.34 minutes per year, compared to the nationwide averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes per outage.

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Solar power usage in Kent County has risen by 89.26% year over year, with 46,996 megawatt hours being produced from solar throughout the last year compared to 24,831.15 the 12 months before.

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Kent County generates 0.29 megawatt hours per capita each year from solar energy, giving the county a ranking of 2nd out of 5 counties in Rhode Island for this category.

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Kent County is the 2nd most populous county in the state.

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Kent County ranks 2nd out of 5 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its residents consuming 1,135,548.43 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,135,548 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    76,992 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    76,992 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.47 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    417,782,623 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,542.93 kg

Warwick, RI Electric Overview

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Warwick's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 21.41 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 3.82% lower than the state's average price of 22.26 cents. Selling 130,402.79 megawatt hours per year, The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The city has had a 100.00% rise in megawatt hours generated by solar energy.

Warwick emits 2,685.19 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 30th highest polluting city out of 36 cities in the state. With total emissions of 217,481,636.53 kilograms, the city ranks 2nd highest in Rhode Island for total emissions from electricity use. The city has one power producing plant, which is 6th highest in Rhode Island. In Warwick, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Warwick

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.243/kWh$0.161/kWh$186.36/mo.$79.01/mo.
16th22.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Warwick
16th$131.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Warwick Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Warwick, Rhode Island

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The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED22.08131.94No DataIcon representing missing value.2,838,123626,749,662

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

Greene CDP, RI Electric Overview

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Greene CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 21.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.82% less than the average state price of 22.26 cents and 59.15% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. The Narragansett Electric Co has 2,425 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The city ranks 5th out of 36 cities in the state for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel sources with a total of 5,782 megawatt hours generated.

Greene CDP emits 415.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 34th worst polluting city out of 36 cities in the state. At 415.83 kilograms per person and 987 citizens in the city, the city emits 410,425.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 33rd highest amount in Rhode Island for total emissions from electricity use. Wind is the fuel of choice in Greene CDP, with 99.98% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. There are 3 electricity generation plants in Greene CDP, which is the 3rd highest number of plants in a city in the state and the 195th highest number of power plants per person in the state.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.243/kWh$0.161/kWh$186.36/mo.$79.01/mo.
16th22.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greene CDP
16th$131.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greene CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greene CDP, Rhode Island

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The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED22.08131.94No DataIcon representing missing value.2,838,123626,749,662

Energy Production in Kent County, Rhode Island

Power Plants in Kent County, Rhode Island

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Kent County RI Solar 31,968No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED Coventry 2Town of West Warwick (100.00%)
Kent County RI Wind 9,581No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
KilvertCaptona Partners Solar I Finco LLC (100.00%)
Warwick RI Solar 8,761No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED Coventry 6WED Coventry Six, LLC (100.00%)
Kent County RI Wind 8,668No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED Coventry 3Narragansett Bay Commission (100.00%)
Greene CDP RI Wind 3,303No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED Coventry 5WED Coventry Five, LLC (100.00%)
Kent County RI Wind 3,077No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED Coventry 1Narragansett Bay Commission (100.00%)
Kent County RI Wind 2,889No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
GD West Greenwich Victory I, LLCGD West Greenwich Victory I, LLC (100.00%)
Kent County RI Solar 2,646No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kent County RI Solar 2,640No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED Coventry 4Narragansett Bay Commission (100.00%)
Greene CDP RI Wind 2,478No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hopkins Hill CSGNautilus Solar (100.00%)
Kent County RI Solar 490No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
TPE Hopkins Solar Holdings1, LLCNautilus Solar (100.00%)
Kent County RI Solar 490No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED Coventry Seven, LLCWED Coventry Seven, LLC (100.00%)
Greene CDP RI Solar 1No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Kent County, Rhode Island Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Kent County results in the release of 417,782,623.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 716th highest in the country out of 3220 counties. The county averages 2,542.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s pollution levels. The top fuel utilized in Kent County is Solar, making up 61.04% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Kent County is home to 13 power producing plants, which is the 3rd highest number of plants within a county in Rhode Island and the 2nd highest amount of power plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.

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61.04%
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38.96%

Kent County, Rhode Island Net Metering

Kent County is home to one electricity supplier. Fortunately for customers in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the only provider in town offers net metering options. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Rhode Island has some of the best regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

Kent County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.90% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 4.73%, Kent County is ranked as the 1st best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Kent County, Rhode Island

FAQ

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

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1The Narragansett Electric Co69,252

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

Kent County, Rhode Island is home to 13 active power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total revenue, The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest electricity supplier in Kent County, Rhode Island.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16