Washington County, Rhode Island Electric Profile

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Washington County is ranked as the 3rd highest consuming county out of 5 counties in the state with over 800,000 megawatt hours being used by customers for their electricity needs.

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On average, Washington County citizens are responsible for 2,355.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, making them the 5th highest polluting county out of 5 counties in Rhode Island based on per capita emissions.

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The usage of renewable fuel types for electricity generation in Washington County increased by 9.20% last year.

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Washington County is ranked as the 3rd largest generator of electricity out of 5 counties in the state for total electricity production, generating 308,336.39 megawatt hours.

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Washington County produces 2.46 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 3 highest county out of 5 counties for production per capita in Rhode Island.

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There was a 1.54% decline in CO2 emissions per capita during the most recent 12 months in Washington County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    867,959 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    308,336 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    166,473 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    141,863 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.46 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    295,853,767 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,355.96 kg

Westerly CDP, RI Electric Overview

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Westerly CDP's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 26.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.46% above the average Rhode Island rate of 22.26 cents. Selling 58,808.2 megawatt hours a year, The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Consumers in Westerly CDP deal with 0.75 electrical outages each year with outages lasting an average of 165.34 minutes.

Westerly CDP emits 2,727.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 15th worst polluting city out of 36 cities in the state. With total emissions of 47,882,515.22 kilograms, the city ranks 9th worst in Rhode Island for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 121,322.29 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Westerly CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.377/kWh$0.222/kWh$267.64/mo.$68.92/mo.
22nd30.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Westerly CDP
22nd$134.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Westerly CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Westerly CDP, Rhode Island

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Block Island Power CompanyBUNDLED38.77136.91No DataIcon representing missing value.6,7562,619,255
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED22.08131.94No DataIcon representing missing value.2,838,123626,749,662

Wakefield-Peacedale CDP, RI Electric Overview

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Wakefield-Peacedale CDP has an average residential electricity price of 26.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.47% more than the average Rhode Island price of 22.26 cents and 96.03% higher than the national average of 13.45. The Narragansett Electric Co is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in the city are faced with 0.75 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting around 165.34 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Wakefield-Peacedale CDP is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 2,727.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 25,925,791.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wakefield-Peacedale CDP

Wakefield-Peacedale CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.377/kWh$0.222/kWh$267.64/mo.$68.92/mo.
22nd30.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wakefield-Peacedale CDP
22nd$134.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wakefield-Peacedale CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wakefield-Peacedale CDP, Rhode Island

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Block Island Power CompanyBUNDLED38.77136.91No DataIcon representing missing value.6,7562,619,255
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED22.08131.94No DataIcon representing missing value.2,838,123626,749,662

Kingston CDP, RI Electric Overview

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Kingston CDP's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 26.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.47% above Rhode Island's average price of 22.26 cents and 96.03% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in Kingston CDP experience 0.75 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 165.34 minutes. The Narragansett Electric Co sells 5,651.48 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity suppliers.

Electricity use in Kingston CDP creates 17,766,696.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 16th most of any city in Rhode Island. The city also ranks 3rd worst in Rhode Island in pollution per resident, averaging 2,727.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 45,016.35 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kingston CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.377/kWh$0.222/kWh$267.64/mo.$68.92/mo.
22nd30.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kingston CDP
22nd$134.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kingston CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kingston CDP, Rhode Island

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Block Island Power CompanyBUNDLED38.77136.91No DataIcon representing missing value.6,7562,619,255
The Narragansett Electric CoBUNDLED22.08131.94No DataIcon representing missing value.2,838,123626,749,662

Energy Production in Washington County, Rhode Island

Power Plants in Washington County, Rhode Island

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Toray Plastic America's CHP PlantToray Plastics America (100.00%)
Washington County RI Natural Gas 141,859.974,983,596.1528.57No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Block Island Wind FarmDeepwater Wind Block Island LLC (100.00%)
Washington County RI Wind 106,522No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Alton Road SolarRevity Energy LLC (100.00%)
Bradford CDP RI Solar 23,796No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kearsarge SKSC1 LLCKearsarge Energy (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 6,507No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kearsarge SKSC2 LLCKearsarge Energy (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 6,046No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Washington County RI Solar 5,215No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED Kingstown Solar I - East ArrayWED Kingstown Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 4,755No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED Stilson SolarWED Stilson Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Wyoming CDP RI Solar 3,192No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Washington County RI Solar 2,973No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED NK GreenWED NK Green LLC (100.00%)
Washington County RI Wind 2,699No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WED Kingstown Solar I, LLC - WestWED Kingstown Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Washington County RI Solar 2,140No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
GD Richmond Buttonwoods I, LLCGD Richmond Buttonwoods I, LLC (100.00%)
Wyoming CDP RI Solar 1,811No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hopkinton Phase 2Hopkinton Industrial Park LLC (100.00%)
Hopkinton CDP RI Solar 644.49No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
GD Hopkinton Main I, LLCGD Hopkinton Main I, LLC (100.00%)
Hopkinton CDP RI Solar 173No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Washington County RI Distillate Fuel Oil 32,666.99889No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Washington County, Rhode Island Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 933rd worst ranked county in the US, Washington County releases 295,853,767.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use per year. This total results in 2,355.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the county ranks 2484th worst in the United States for pollution per capita. Around 46.01% of electricity in Washington County comes from production using Natural Gas. Totaling Natural Gas with Wind (35.42%) and Solar (18.57%), these three fuel types account for 308,333.39 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) of the county's electricity generation. Washington County isp home to 15 electricity plants, which is 106th highest in the country and 691st most when considering plants per capita.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
46.01%
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Wind
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35.42%
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Solar
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18.57%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Washington County, Rhode Island Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Washington County selling electricity. Of those 2, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Some net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Rhode Island has highly favorable regulations for consumers interested in investing in personal solar.

Energy Loss

The one company in Washington County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 4.90%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Rhode Island average is 4.73%, resulting in a rank of 1976th best in the US and a state rank of 1st best out of 3220 and 5 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Washington County, Rhode Island

FAQ

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

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Washington County, Rhode Island.

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

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

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

Washington County, Rhode Island has 15 active power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

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1The Narragansett Electric Co138,501
2Block Island Power Company1,956

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