Providence County, Rhode Island Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Providence County, Rhode Island Electricity Overview

Providence County is 62nd out of 3221 counties in the country for total natural gas production, with 6,930,495.27 megawatt hours produced using the source.

Providence County averages 0.48 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 1095th highest in the country.

Providence County is the 103rd largest county in the country.

Providence County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 49.61% above the United States average rate, at 20.93 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

Providence County generates 53,057 megawatts from wind turbines. That is sufficient to rank them 2nd in Rhode Island out of 5 counties for electricity generation from wind .

During the course of the past 12 months, Providence County experienced a 1.62% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,442,056 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.72 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,275,057 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    318,739 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,956,318 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,793,617,396 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,714.55 kg

Providence, RI Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Providence are paying an average residential electricity rate of 20.93 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 1st out of 37 cities in the state. The city generates 1,421,538.88 megawatt hours from its power plants, which is the highest total production for any city in the state. There is 10.74% more electricity produced than consumed in Providence, leading to the ability to export the surplus.

Electricity consumption in Providence results in the release of 539,280,690.38 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is the largest emissions amount in the state out of 37 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 2,824.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 1st ranked city in Rhode Island for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Providence, with 97.94% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Distillate Fuel Oil at 1.22% and Wind at 0.49% of production. Providence has 4 electricity plants, which is the highest out of any city in Rhode Island.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Providence

Providence residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.206/kWh$0.152/kWh$164.48/mo.$76.51/mo.
1st18.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Providence
1st$115Average residential monthly electricity bill for Providence Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Providence, Rhode Island

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Pascoag Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.92100.6335,0625,231,330
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED22.23129.372,814,160625,706,528

Zips with electric coverage in Providence, Rhode Island include: 02860, 02909, 02908, 02920, 02907, 02904, 02919, 02906, 02905, 02910, 02911 and 2 other zip code(s).

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Cranston, RI Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Cranston are paying an average residential electricity rate of 20.93 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 14th out of 37 cities in the state. The city ranks 7th out of 37 cities in the state for solar production per capita. There is a deficiency of 516,302.98 megawatt hours in the city due to residents consuming 1251.67% more electricity than is produced.

Electricity consumption in Cranston results in the release of 209,780,882.64 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is the 3rd largest emissions amount in the state out of 37 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 2,529.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 30th ranked city in Rhode Island for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Cranston, with 62.15% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Solar at 37.71% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.14% of production. Cranston has 2 electricity plants, which is the 2nd highest out of any city in Rhode Island.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cranston

Cranston residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.206/kWh$0.152/kWh$164.50/mo.$76.52/mo.
14th18.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cranston
14th$115.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cranston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cranston, Rhode Island

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Pascoag Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.92100.6335,0625,231,330
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED22.23129.372,814,160625,706,528

Zips with electric coverage in Cranston, Rhode Island include: 02909, 02920, 02907, 02905, 02910, 02921, 02831

Pawtucket, RI Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Pawtucket are paying an average residential electricity rate of 20.93 cents per kilowatt hour, ranking the city at 1st out of 37 cities in the state. Selling an estimated 32,660.48 megawatt hours, The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest supplier in the city. Consumers in Pawtucket deal with 0.75 power outages a year with outages lasting an average of 165.34 minutes.

As the 4th worst ranked city out of 37 cities in Rhode Island, Pawtucket releases 199,635,314.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the city ranks 9th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 2,640.54 kilograms of emissions per citizen. In Pawtucket, there are no power generating plants. The citizens must depend on power generated outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pawtucket

Pawtucket residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.206/kWh$0.152/kWh$164.48/mo.$76.51/mo.
1st18.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pawtucket
1st$115Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pawtucket Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Pascoag Electric UtilityBUNDLED14.92100.6335,0625,231,330
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED22.23129.372,814,160625,706,528

Zips with electric coverage in Pawtucket, Rhode Island include: 02860, 02861, 02863

Electricity Production in Providence County, Rhode Island

Power Plants in Providence County, Rhode Island

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rhode Island State Energy CenterThe Carlyle Group (100.00%)
Providence County RI Natural Gas 3,591,2801,363,826,489.62379.76
Manchester StreetManchester Street, LLC. (100.00%)
Providence RI Natural Gas 1,387,541589,697,060.1424.99
Ocean State PowerLS Power (100.00%)
Providence County RI Natural Gas 1,046,455463,741,610.76443.15
Ocean State Power IILS Power (100.00%)
Providence County RI Natural Gas 879,984394,360,061.25448.14
Johnston LFG Turbine PlantRhode Island LFG Genco (100.00%)
Providence County RI Landfill Gas 217,589.43111,384,915.66511.9
Central Power PlantState of Rhode Island (100.00%)
Cranston RI Natural Gas 25,6936,991,844.1272.13
Rhode Island HospitalRhode Island Hospital (100.00%)
Providence RI Natural Gas 25,364.887,527,407.34296.76
Hope Farm Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Cranston RI Solar 15,556
WED Shun I, LLCWED Shun I, LLC (100.00%)
Providence County RI Wind 7,008
NBC Field's Point Wind FarmNarragansett Bay Commission (100.00%)
Providence RI Wind 6,959
WED Shun III, LLCWED Shun III, LLC (100.00%)
Providence County RI Wind 6,836
WED Plainfield II, LLCWED Plainfield II, LLC (100.00%)
Providence County RI Wind 6,651
WED Shun II, LLCWED Shun II, LLC (100.00%)
Providence County RI Wind 6,610
WED Green Hill, LLCWED Green Hill, LLC (100.00%)
Providence County RI Wind 6,494
WED Plainfield III, LLCWED Plainfield III, LLC (100.00%)
Providence County RI Wind 6,347
WED Plainfield, LLCWED Plainfield, LLC (100.00%)
Providence County RI Wind 6,152
Blackstone/TupperwareBlackstone Hydro Inc. (100.00%)
Providence County RI Conventional Hydroelectric 4,634
WED GW Solar, LLCWED GW Solar, LLC CSG (100.00%)
Providence County RI Solar 4,364
Forbes Street SolarForbes Street Solar, LLC (100.00%)
East Providence RI Solar 4,314
Nautilus Goat Island Solar LLC (CSG)Nautilus Solar (100.00%)
Providence County RI Solar 4,139

Providence County, Rhode Island Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Providence County results in the release of 1,793,617,395.83 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 191st largest emissions amount in the United States out of 3221 counties and highest in Rhode Island out of 5 counties. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 2,714.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the highest county in Rhode Island for CO2 emissions per capita. The county has 27 electricity plants, which is 29th highest in the US. In Providence County, Natural Gas makes up 95.26% of the fuel types used in electricity generation. Other fuels used include Landfill Gas at 2.99% and Wind at 0.73% of generation.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
95.26%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
2.99%
WIND
Wind
0.73%
SOLAR
Solar
0.60%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.31%
OTHER
Other
0.11%

Providence County, Rhode Island Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Providence County selling electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Rhode Island has favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Providence County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.90% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide 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 Providence County, Rhode Island

Providers In Each City in Providence County:

  • Central Falls, Rhode Island:
    • ENGIE: 16.67%
    • Public Power LLC: 16.67%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • The Narragansett Electric Co: 16.67%
    • Pascoag Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Clearview Electric: 16.67%
  • Cranston, Rhode Island:
    • The Narragansett Electric Co: 16.67%
    • Clearview Electric: 16.67%
    • Pascoag Electric Utility: 16.65%
    • ENGIE: 16.67%
    • Public Power LLC: 16.67%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
  • East Providence, Rhode Island:
    • ENGIE: 16.67%
    • Clearview Electric: 16.67%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.68%
    • The Narragansett Electric Co: 16.67%
    • Public Power LLC: 16.67%
    • Pascoag Electric Utility: 16.65%
  • Pawtucket, Rhode Island:
    • Public Power LLC: 16.66%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.68%
    • Clearview Electric: 16.66%
    • The Narragansett Electric Co: 16.66%
    • Pascoag Electric Utility: 16.66%
    • ENGIE: 16.66%
  • Providence, Rhode Island:
    • The Narragansett Electric Co: 16.67%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Pascoag Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Clearview Electric: 16.67%
    • Public Power LLC: 16.67%
    • ENGIE: 16.67%
  • Woonsocket, Rhode Island:
    • ENGIE: 16.63%
    • Eversource Energy: 0.24%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.63%
    • The Narragansett Electric Co: 16.63%
    • Public Power LLC: 16.63%
    • Pascoag Electric Utility: 16.63%
    • Clearview Electric: 16.63%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Providence County, Rhode Island?

The largest electricity supplier in Providence County, Rhode Island by total revenue is The Narragansett Electric Co.

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

There are 27 active electricity plants located in Providence County, Rhode Island

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

There are 2 electricity companies offering service in Providence County, Rhode Island.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1The Narragansett Electric Co176,779
2Pascoag Electric Utility4,927

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27