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Electricity In Vermont
- Total Consumption5,370,696 MWh / 8.61 MWh per capita
- CO2 Equivalent Emissions2,047,550,528 kg
- Total Production2,030,811 MWh / 3.25 MWh per capita
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vermont
Vermont residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.
Energy Profile of Vermont
Vermont's Electricity Prices and Usage
Residents in Vermont are faced with a higher electricity rate than most people in the United States, with an average state electric rate of 19.19 cents per kilowatt hour compared to the nationwide average rate of 13.33 cents. The state has a regulated electricity market, meaning consumers may have only a single electricity supplier choice to choose from when shopping for electricity. Vermont has seen a 9.25% decline over the course of the last 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation. The average monthly electricity bill for a customer in Vermont is $110.03 per month, while the national average is $120.11. The state has seen a 14.63% increase in the amount of electricity produced from the use of solar fields over the course of the last year. The state is the 51st worst polluting state in the nation when considering total CO2 equivalent emissions, with over 2,047,550,527.95 kilograms of CO2 equivalent gases emitted from electricity use.
Electricity Providers in Vermont
|Provider||Rate (¢)||Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)||State Emissions (KG)|
|Green Mountain Power||19.63||115.5||1,578,067||309,731,000||554,762.69||2,726,712,349.95|
|Vermont Electric Cooperative||19.57||109.38||235,165||46,031,798||154,279,731.61|
|Washington Electric Coop||23.16||105.25||59,671||13,818,000||60,326||57,202,992.46|
|Morrisville Water and Light||15.72||79.19||21,461||3,374,500||6,003||28,998,978.97|
Power Plants in Vermont
|Plant||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions per MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
J C McNeilVermont Public Power Supply Authority (19.00%)Green Mountain Power (31.00%)Burlington Electric (50.00%)
|Wood/Wood Waste Solids||272,180||388,465,504.7||1,427.24|
Bellows FallsGreat River Hydro, LLC (100.00%)
Ryegate Power StationENGIE (100.00%)
|Wood/Wood Waste Solids||161,519||202,328,663.6||1,252.66|
Kingdom Community WindGreen Mountain Power (100.00%)
WilderGreat River Hydro, LLC (100.00%)
Vernon DamGreat River Hydro, LLC (100.00%)
Deerfield Wind LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
HarrimanGreat River Hydro, LLC (100.00%)
Sheffield WindFirst Wind O&M, LLC (100.00%)
Coventry Clean Energy CorporationWashington Electric Coop (100.00%)
Vermont is home to over 623,989 citizens and generates 185,936.03 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.3 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Vermont 15th highest in the United States for solar megawatt hours produced per capita.
Vermont’s population has declined by 0.37% over the previous 12 months.
Over 99.85% of Vermont ’s electricity production comes from renewable sources, ranking Vermont at 44th in the United States for total renewable electricity generation.
Averaging production of 3.25 megawatt hours per Vermont resident per year, Vermont is 50th in production per capita in the United States.
Wind produces 360,138 megawatt hours of electricity in Vermont. This equals roughly 0.58 megawatt hours per person in Vermont being produced from wind power, giving the state a rank of 22nd highest in the country in that category.
There was a 10.72% rise in carbon dioxide emissions per capita over the last year in Vermont.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Rate (¢)||Avg. Electric Bill|
|Addison County||36,777||3 providers||19.63||$112.39/mo|
|Bennington County||35,470||12 providers||18.65||$100.75/mo|
|Caledonia County||29,993||15 providers||19.13||$102.51/mo|
|Chittenden County||163,774||5 providers||18.69||$102.19/mo|
|Essex County||6,163||12 providers||18.52||$104.73/mo|
|Franklin County||49,402||5 providers||18.25||$108.22/mo|
|Grand Isle County||7,235||2 providers||19.58||$110.58/mo|
|Lamoille County||25,362||9 providers||1||18.54||$101.21/mo|
|Orange County||28,892||13 providers||20.68||$108.56/mo|
|Orleans County||27,037||9 providers||18.63||$96.86/mo|
|Rutland County||58,191||8 providers||19.55||$113.84/mo|
|Washington County||58,409||7 providers||20.00||$105.26/mo|
|Windham County||42,222||13 providers||18.27||$95.00/mo|
|Windsor County||55,062||14 providers||19.15||$105.37/mo|
About 2,047,550,527.95 kilograms of CO2 & CO2 equivalent gases are emitted in Vermont due to electricity generation a year. This total also results in a ranking of 39th worst in the United States for emissions per resident with an average of 3,281.39 kilograms of emissions capita. About 49.00% of electricity in the state of Vermont comes from generation using Conventional Hydroelectric. Combined with Wood/Wood Waste Solids (20.65%) and Wind (17.73%), these three fuel types make up 87.39% of the electricity generation in the state. Vermont has 103 power generation plants, which is the 33rd most in the nation and 2nd most when considering facilities per citizen.
FAQ: Common Questions About Energy in Vermont
What is the average electricity rate in Vermont?
Anything below the Vermont average of 19.19 cents per kilowatt hour would be a good rate. The rates in the state range from 11.72 cents to 23.16 cents per kilowatt hour, with Ludlow Electric currently having the lowest rates.
How much does electricity cost in Vermont?
The average price per kilowatt hour of electricity is 19.19 cents in Vermont in 2021.