Electricity Rates in Vermont
Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics
Electricity Companies & Statistics in Vermont
- Population see rank643,077
- Total Production see rank2,129,038 MWh / 3.31 MWh per capita
- Total Consumption see rank5,494,059 MWh / 8.54 MWh per capita
- Total Production from Renewable see rank2,118,726 MWh / 3.29 MWh per capita
- CO2 Emissions from Consumption see rank1,890,146,080 kg / 2,939.22 kg per capita
- Total Production from Non-Renewable see rank7,749 MWh / 0.01 MWh per capita
Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vermont
Vermont residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.
Historical Electricity Rates:
Vermont Electricity Fuel Mix
Vermont's Electricity Prices and Usage
Vermont has an average electric rate of 19.84 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 37.21% higher than the US average rate of 14.46 cents. The state has a regulated electricity market, meaning customers may only have one or two electricity provider choices to choose from when obtaining electricity. Residents of the state use 5,494,059 megawatt hours for statewide electricity needs, ranking Vermont as the 52nd largest consuming state in the country. Citizens of the state have an average per capita consumption of 8.54 megawatt hours of electricity per year. As the 41st worst polluting state based on emissions per capita from electricity use, Vermont consumers account for emissions of 2,939.22 kilograms of CO2 gases each. The national average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Vermont average is $113.81 per month. Vermont is 16th in the US for best average electricity bill amount.
Residential Electricity Providers in Vermont
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Green Mountain Power||BUNDLED||20.12||117.06||1,572,006||316,296,000||560,175.82|
|Vermont Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||19.76||109.99||236,273||46,677,028|
|Washington Electric Coop||BUNDLED||23.34||114.69||65,084||15,193,000||55,482|
|Morrisville Water and Light||BUNDLED||15.58||78.72||21,881.87||3,409,127.97||3,821|
Commercial Electricity Providers in Vermont
|Provider||Service Type||Commercial Rate (¢)||Commercial Average Bill ($)||Commercial Sales (MWh)||Commercial Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Green Mountain Power||BUNDLED||17.42||460.12||1,448,743||252,307,000||560,175.82|
|Vermont Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||15.74||336.98||125,425||19,743,209|
|Morrisville Water and Light||BUNDLED||15.63||360.84||18,149.07||2,836,208.58||3,821|
|Washington Electric Coop||BUNDLED||23.30||145.8||4,949||1,153,000||55,482|
Power Plants in Vermont
|Plant||City/County||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions/MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
|Burlington||Wood/Wood Waste Solids||250,822||347,068,761.62||1,383.73|
Bellows FallsArcLight Capital (100.00%)
|Windham County||Conventional Hydroelectric||226,954|
Kingdom Community WindGreen Mountain Power (100.00%)
Vernon DamArcLight Capital (100.00%)
|Windham County||Conventional Hydroelectric||151,703|
|Wilder CDP||Conventional Hydroelectric||122,710|
HarrimanArcLight Capital (100.00%)
|Windham County||Conventional Hydroelectric||111,822|
Deerfield Wind LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Sheffield WindTerraForm Power (100.00%)
Coventry Clean Energy CorporationWashington Electric Coop (100.00%)
|Orleans County||Landfill Gas||53,646||29,459,331.48||549.14|
Sheldon Springs HydroelectricEnel Green Power (100.00%)
|Franklin County||Conventional Hydroelectric||38,904|
Vermont is the 44th highest producer of megawatt hours generated using sustainable fuel sources.
Vermont has experienced a 76.14% increase in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production within the last 12 months.
Vermont had a 5.97% increase in hydroelectric power generation within the last year.
The use of natural gas in Vermont yields a total of 1,862.6 megawatts of electricity, propelling the state into its ranking of 51st in the United States for total natural gas generation.
CO2 emissions on account of the consumption of electricity have decreased by -32,945,893.23 kilograms (5.22%) in Vermont during the preceding year.
Within the most recent year, Vermont experienced a 8.03% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|Grand Isle County||7,293||2||1||19.77||$110.18/mo|
The state of Vermont's main fuel type utilized for electricity generation is Conventional Hydroelectric. They generate 1,035,513.91 megawatt hours, or 48.64% of the total generation in the state, from this fuel source. When taken together with Wood/Wood Waste Solids (19.55%) and Wind (18.85%), the three fuel types account for 87.04% of the production in the state. The state's electricity consumption levels result in CO2 emissions totaling 1,890,146,079.56 kilograms, which is the 51st highest of any state in the nation. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the state, which amounts to 2,939.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year from electricity use. Using this measurement the state is the 41st highest polluting state in the US. There are 101 power plants in Vermont, which is the 33rd most power plants in a state in the US and equates to the 2nd highest rate of plants per person.
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FAQ: Common Questions About Electricity in Vermont
Where does Vermont get its electricity?
Conventional Hydroelectric is the primary fuel used for electricity production in Vermont, accounting for 48.64% of generation. Wood/Wood Waste Solids and Wind also account for 19.55% and 18.85% respectively.
How much does electricity cost in Vermont?
Anything below the Vermont average of 19.84 cents per kilowatt hour is a good electricity rate. The rates in the state range from 11.87 cents to 23.34 cents per kilowatt hour, with Ludlow Electric currently having the lowest rates.
What is the cheapest electricity company in Vermont?
|Residential Rate Rank||Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||State Customers|
|3||Orleans, Vermont Electric Utility||13.10||667|
|5||Morrisville Water and Light||15.58||4,268|
|6||Enosburg Falls, Vermont Electric Utility||16.45||1,779|
|9||Jacksonville, Vermont Electric Utility||17.02||719|
|10||Johnson, Vermont Electric Utility||17.76||981|
What electricity company is the largest supplier in Vermont?
The largest electricity supplier in Vermont by total customer count is Green Mountain Power.
Does Vermont have a deregulated electricity market?
No, the state has a regulated market, where citizens' electricity supplier choices are usually determined by their location or state legislation.
How many power plants are located within Vermont?
Vermont is home to 101 active electricity plants producing electricity for the state.
How many electric companies offer service in Vermont?
There are 17 electricity suppliers operating in Vermont.
What is the average electric bill in Vermont?
The average electricity bill in Vermont in 2022 is $114 while the US average is $130.
What power companies are in Vermont?
|State Customers Rank||Provider||State Customers|
|1||Green Mountain Power||270,941|
|2||Vermont Electric Cooperative||40,265|
|4||Washington Electric Coop||11,711|
|8||Morrisville Water and Light||4,268|