Newport County, Rhode Island Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Newport County, Rhode Island Electricity Overview

On average, Newport County residents are responsible for 2,517.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, making them the 2460th highest polluting county based on per capita emissions.

Of all US counties, Newport County is 466th in megawatt hours generated from wind turbines.

Newport County is ranked as the 4th highest consuming county out of 5 counties in Rhode Island with over 500,000 megawatt hours being consumed by residents who live there.

Newport County ranks 3rd highest county in the state out of 5 counties for electricity per person produced from wind energy. Producing 4,461 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 85,643, this averages out to 0.05 megawatt hours per person per year from wind turbines.

Newport County is home to over 85,643 citizens and produces 13,312 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.16 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Newport County 3rd in Rhode Island out of 5 counties for solar megawatt hours produced per capita.

Newport County is the 490th largest producer of solar energy by megawatt hours generated in the country out of 3221 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    584,783 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.83 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,528,730 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    17,773 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,510,957 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.85 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    215,567,164 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,517.04 kg

Newport, RI Electricity Overview

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On average, Newport's residents spend 22.87 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 2.70% more than the average Rhode Island price of 22.27 cents and 58.15% more than the national average of 14.46. The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Newport deal with 0.75 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 165.34 minutes.

Emitting 67,390,836.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Newport ranks 7th worst out of 37 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 2,678.17 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 June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.257/kWh$0.161/kWh$186.36/mo.$79.01/mo.
15th22.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newport
15th$129.69Average 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 CoBUNDLED22.03129.692,873,102633,013,912

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

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Newport East CDP, RI Electricity Overview

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On average, Newport East CDP's residents spend 22.87 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 2.70% more than the average Rhode Island price of 22.27 cents and 58.15% more than the national average of 14.46. The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Newport East CDP deal with 0.75 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 165.34 minutes.

Emitting 33,040,605.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Newport East CDP ranks 10th worst out of 37 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 2,678.17 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 June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.257/kWh$0.161/kWh$186.36/mo.$79.01/mo.
16th22.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newport East CDP
15th$129.69Average 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 CoBUNDLED22.03129.692,873,102633,013,912

Tiverton CDP, RI Electricity Overview

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On average, Tiverton CDP's residents spend 22.87 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 2.70% more than the average Rhode Island price of 22.27 cents and 58.15% more than the national average of 14.46. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $135.59. This is 3.64% more than the Rhode Island average bill of $130.83. The city has a deficit of 50,218 megawatt hours due to the fact that residents are consuming 1618.37% more electricity than is produced.

Emitting 19,696,768.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Tiverton CDP ranks 16th worst out of 37 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city also ranks 31st worst in Rhode Island in pollution per capita, averaging 2,522.32 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 June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.257/kWh$0.161/kWh$186.36/mo.$79.01/mo.
16th22.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tiverton CDP
15th$129.69Average 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 CoBUNDLED22.03129.692,873,102633,013,912

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 1,510,957563,532,113.48372.96
Founders Homestead Farms SolarAES Distributed Energy (100.00%)
Newport County RI Solar 6,443
WED Portsmouth One, LLCWED Portsmouth One, LLC (100.00%)
Newport County RI Wind 4,461
Roger Williams - Melville at PortsmouthConstellation Solar (100.00%)
Melville CDP RI Solar 3,766
Kearsarge FoglandKearsarge Fogland (100.00%)
Tiverton CDP RI Solar 3,103

Newport County, Rhode Island Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Newport County results in the release of 215,567,164.05 kilograms of CO2 pollution a year, which is 1148th highest amount in the United States out of 3221 counties and 4th highest in Rhode Island out of 5 counties. Averaging 2,517.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 2460th worst for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. About 98.84% of electricity in Newport County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Also used is Solar at 0.87% and Wind at 0.29%. Newport County has 5 electricity generation plants, which is 452nd most in the US.

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98.84%
SOLAR
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0.87%
WIND
Wind
0.29%

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 4.90%. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 4.73%, resulting in a rank of 1748th best in the US and a state rank of best out of 3221 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 Co44,610

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27