Washington County, Rhode Island Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

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Washington County, Rhode Island Electricity Overview

Unfortunately, during the course of the previous 12 months, there was a 9.52% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel types in the county.

Washington County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 65.28% above the US average price, at 23.13 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

Washington County has seen a rise in electricity generation from solar energy of roughly 52.54% year over year.

Washington County is ranked as the 1081st highest generator of electricity out of 3221 counties in the country for total electricity generation, producing 238,288.18 megawatt hours.

Washington County has experienced a 49.70% rise in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production in the last 12 months.

Washington County is the 500th most populated county in the nation, with 129,839 citizens residing in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    872,887 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.72 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    238,288 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    82,917 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    155,371 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.84 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    330,357,407 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,544.36 kg

Westerly CDP, RI Electricity Overview

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Westerly CDP averages a residential electricity price of 22.94 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 2.23% more than Rhode Island's average price of 22.44 cents. Selling an estimated 59,682.67 megawatt hours, The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest electricity provider in the city. Customers in Westerly CDP are faced with 0.75 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 165.34 minutes.

The 123,854.87 megawatt hours consumed in Westerly CDP must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 2,640.54 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 2nd highest polluting city out of 37 cities in Rhode Island based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 48,646,650.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 9th largest amount in Rhode Island.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Westerly CDP

Westerly 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 Westerly CDP
16th$129.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Westerly CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Westerly 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

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Wakefield-Peace Dale CDP, RI Electricity Overview

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Wakefield-Peace Dale CDP averages a residential electricity price of 22.94 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 2.23% more than Rhode Island's average price of 22.44 cents. Selling an estimated 18,822.25 megawatt hours, The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest electricity provider in the city. Customers in Wakefield-Peace Dale CDP are faced with 0.75 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 165.34 minutes.

The 60,001.34 megawatt hours consumed in Wakefield-Peace Dale CDP must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 2,640.54 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 9th highest polluting city out of 37 cities in Rhode Island based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 23,566,811.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 13th largest amount in Rhode Island.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wakefield-Peace Dale CDP

Wakefield-Peace Dale 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 Wakefield-Peace Dale CDP
16th$129.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wakefield-Peace Dale CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wakefield-Peace Dale 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

Kingston CDP, RI Electricity Overview

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Kingston CDP averages a residential electricity price of 22.94 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 2.23% more than Rhode Island's average price of 22.44 cents. Selling an estimated 5,664.62 megawatt hours, The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest electricity provider in the city. Customers in Kingston CDP are faced with 0.75 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 165.34 minutes.

The 52,606.22 megawatt hours consumed in Kingston CDP must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 2,640.54 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 2nd highest polluting city out of 37 cities in Rhode Island based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 20,662,218.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 15th largest amount in Rhode Island.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kingston CDP

Kingston 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 Kingston CDP
16th$129.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kingston CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kingston 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 Washington County, Rhode Island

Power Plants in Washington County, Rhode Island

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Toray Plastic America's CHP PlantToray Plastics America (100.00%)
Washington County RI Natural Gas 155,370.1881,103,458.54522
Alton Road SolarRevity Energy LLC (100.00%)
Bradford CDP RI Solar 24,326
GD Hopkinton Main I, LLCGD Hopkinton Main I, LLC (100.00%)
Ashaway CDP RI Solar 15,571
Kearsarge WesterlyKearsarge Westerly (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 6,892
Kearsarge SKSC1 LLCKearsarge Energy (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 6,196
Washington County RI Solar 5,925
Kearsarge SKSC2 LLCKearsarge Energy (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 5,820
WED Kingstown Solar I - East ArrayWED Kingstown Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 4,818
Hopkinton Phase 2Hopkinton Industrial Park LLC (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 3,682
WED Stilson SolarWED Stilson Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Wyoming CDP RI Solar 3,010
WED NK GreenWED NK Green LLC (100.00%)
Washington County RI Wind 2,547
WED Kingstown Solar I, LLC - WestWED Kingstown Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 2,200
GD Richmond Buttonwoods I, LLCGD Richmond Buttonwoods I, LLC (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 1,930
Washington County RI Distillate Fuel Oil 11,777.991,777.99

Washington County, Rhode Island Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Washington County, Natural Gas is 65.07% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Solar and Wind make up the next highest amounts at 33.73% and 1.07%, respectively. Approximately 2,544.36 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are released in the county from electricity consumption, making them the 3rd highest polluter in Rhode Island out of 5 counties. This adds up to total emissions of 330,357,406.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the county the 866th highest for total pollution in the nation. Washington County has 14 power plants, which is 95th highest in the nation.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
65.07%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
33.73%
WIND
Wind
1.07%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.13%

Washington County, Rhode Island Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity companies in Washington County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Rhode Island has some of the best regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

Washington County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.90% of their energy lost per year. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Washington County receiving a rank of 1748th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Washington County, Rhode Island

FAQ

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

Washington County, Rhode Island is home to 2 electricity providers offering service in the area.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Washington County, Rhode Island?

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

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1The Narragansett Electric Co142,244
2Block Island Power Company1,979

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

There are 14 active electricity plants located in Washington County, Rhode Island

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