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Newport County, Rhode Island Electricity Overview

Newport County is the 2410th highest polluting county in the nation based on pollution per person. The county emits 2,550.88 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Renewable electricity fuels account for 1.81%, or 19,566 megawatt hours, of Newport County's total energy production.

Residents of Newport County are paying, on average, 64.43% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average price, at 26.34 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.02 cents per kilowatt hour.

Newport County consumes 52.39% of the electricity that their power plants generate.

Newport County has seen an uptick of about 3.18% in the amount of power produced by wind.

Newport County has the 648th largest electricity generation in the country out of 3230 counties, generating 1,081,638 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    566,708 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.71 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,081,638 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    19,566 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,062,072 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.8 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    215,500,868 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,550.88 kg

Recent Energy News in Newport

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Residential Electricity Prices

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Newport Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for February, 2024

30.88¢ per kWh

  • 0.95% lower than last month
  • 6.48% higher than February last year
  • 9.38% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • 89.5% higher than the US average
  • 37th in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 24,825th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 541 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 614 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

27.75¢ per kWh

  • 0.57% higher than last month
  • 15.32% higher than February last year
  • 7.78% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • 63.82% higher than the US average
  • 37th in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 24,532nd in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 164 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 323 since February last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$172.8 per month

  • 14.3% lower than last month
  • 16.49% higher than February last year
  • 5.37% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • 37.84% higher than the US average
  • 37th in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 24,032nd in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 562 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,971 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$156.3 per month

  • 1.32% higher than last month
  • 13.05% higher than February last year
  • 5.31% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • 17.93% higher than the US average
  • 37th in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 21,377th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 758 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,409 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

26.75¢ per kWh

  • 0.88% higher than last month
  • 17.79% higher than February last year
  • 4.93% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • 96.43% higher than the US average
  • 37th in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since February last year
  • 25,485th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 41 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 668 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

17.57¢ per kWh

  • 1.95% higher than last month
  • 17.04% higher than February last year
  • 2.38% lower than the Rhode Island average
  • 24.42% higher than the US average
  • 23rd in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 22,700th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 477 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,089 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$511.96 per month

  • 1.77% lower than last month
  • 37.65% higher than February last year
  • 16.65% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • 69.4% lower than the US average
  • 37th in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 13,063rd in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,185 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 7,039 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$347.77 per month

  • 3.47% higher than last month
  • 9.46% higher than February last year
  • 14.94% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • 78.83% lower than the US average
  • 37th in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 4,250th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 495 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,958 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

32.32¢ per kWh

  • 0.82% lower than last month
  • 15.93% lower than February last year
  • 10.5% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • 228% higher than the US average
  • 37th in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 26,033rd in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 90 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 30 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

26.8¢ per kWh

  • 1.87% lower than last month
  • 0.81% higher than February last year
  • 7.78% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • 162.61% higher than the US average
  • 37th in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 21 since February last year
  • 24,751st in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 56 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 826 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$1,904.66 per month

  • 2.9% higher than last month
  • 26.8% lower than February last year
  • 15.47% lower than the Rhode Island average
  • 93.79% lower than the US average
  • 22nd in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since February last year
  • 5,059th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 56 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 65 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$2,004.08 per month

  • 2.82% lower than last month
  • 3.29% lower than February last year
  • 12.32% lower than the Rhode Island average
  • 94.12% lower than the US average
  • 23rd in the state out of 37 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 2,866th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 9 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 359 since February last year

Newport, RI Electricity Overview

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On average, Newport's residents spend 26.34 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 7.13% lower than the average Rhode Island price of 28.36 cents and 64.43% more than the national average of 16.02 cents. The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Emitting 68,783,046.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Newport ranks 7th worst out of 37 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 2,716.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Newport has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newport

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.318/kWh$0.161/kWh$207.12/mo.$79.01/mo.
15th27.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newport
16th$153.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newport Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newport, Rhode Island

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED27.52153.72,340,604.14644,157,491

Zips with electric coverage in Newport, Rhode Island include: 02840, 02842, 02841

Newport East CDP, RI Electricity Overview

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On average, Newport East CDP's residents spend 26.34 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 7.14% lower than the average Rhode Island price of 28.36 cents and 64.43% more than the national average of 16.02 cents. The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Emitting 32,332,540.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Newport East CDP ranks 11th worst out of 37 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 2,716.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Newport East CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newport East CDP

Newport East CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.318/kWh$0.161/kWh$207.12/mo.$79.01/mo.
15th27.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newport East CDP
16th$153.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newport East CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newport East CDP, Rhode Island

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED27.52153.72,340,604.14644,157,491

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Tiverton CDP, RI Electricity Overview

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On average, Tiverton CDP's residents spend 26.34 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 7.14% lower than the average Rhode Island price of 28.36 cents and 64.43% more than the national average of 16.02 cents. There has been a 21.30% increase in solar usage by electricity companies in the city within the last year. Tiverton CDP produces 6.81% of the electricity used in the city and must purchase power from neighboring cities and counties or rural area power plants.

Emitting 20,858,435.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Tiverton CDP ranks 15th worst out of 37 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city also ranks 30th worst in Rhode Island in pollution per capita, averaging 2,531.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The city is home to one electricity generation plant. Tiverton CDP's fuel of choice is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tiverton CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.318/kWh$0.161/kWh$207.12/mo.$79.01/mo.
15th27.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tiverton CDP
16th$153.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tiverton CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tiverton CDP, Rhode Island

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED27.52153.72,340,604.14644,157,491

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Electricity Production in Newport County, Rhode Island

Power Plants in Newport County, Rhode Island

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Tiverton Power PlantEmera (100.00%)
Newport County RI Natural Gas 1,062,072411,312,365.1387.27
Founders Homestead Farms SolarAES Distributed Energy (100.00%)
Newport County RI Solar 6,769
WED Portsmouth One, LLCWED Portsmouth One, LLC (100.00%)
Newport County RI Wind 4,603
Roger Williams - Melville at PortsmouthConstellation Solar (100.00%)
Melville CDP RI Solar 4,430
Kearsarge FoglandKearsarge Fogland (100.00%)
Tiverton CDP RI Solar 3,764

Newport County, Rhode Island Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Newport County results in the release of 215,500,867.79 kilograms of CO2 pollution a year, which is 1129th highest amount in the United States out of 3230 counties and 4th highest in Rhode Island out of 5 counties. Averaging 2,550.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 2410th worst for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. About 98.19% of electricity in Newport County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Also used is Solar at 1.38% and Wind at 0.43%. Newport County has 5 electricity generation plants, which is 460th most in the US.

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98.19%
SOLAR
Solar
1.38%
WIND
Wind
0.43%

Newport County, Rhode Island Net Metering

The Narragansett Electric Co is the only provider we have covering Newport County. Fortunately for citizens they do have net metering practices in place, making personal solar power installs more viable. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Rhode Island has highly favorable regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar.

Energy Loss

The single company in Newport County who reports energy loss statistics reported an annual loss of 4.71%. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.18%, resulting in a rank of 1570th best in the US and a state rank of 2nd best out of 3230 and 5 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Newport County, Rhode Island

FAQ

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

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

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

Newport County, Rhode Island is home to 5 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1The Narragansett Electric Co38,143

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-01-25