Bennington County, Vermont Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Bennington County, Vermont Electricity Overview

Electricity from wind power produced in Bennington County totals 111,536 megawatt hours, ranking Bennington County 381st out of 3221 counties in the US for wind power production.

With 5,689 megawatt hours generated using solar, Bennington County is 7th in the state out of 14 counties for solar power electricity production.

Bennington County's average residential electricity rate is 19.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 41.69% above the US average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Bennington County ranks 2nd highest county out of 14 counties in the state for electricity per resident produced from wind energy. Producing 111,536 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 37,347, this averages out to 2.99 megawatt hours per person per year from wind turbines.

Bennington County produces 43.16% of their required electricity and must import the additional 56.84% from nearby counties.

With 5,689 megawatt generated from solar power and 37,347 citizens in Bennington County, the county averages 0.15 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 498th in the nation out of 3221 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    317,558 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    137,064 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    137,064 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    53,057,557 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,420.66 kg

Bennington CDP, VT Electricity Overview

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Bennington CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 19.83 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens, which is 1.49% higher than Vermont's average rate of 19.53 cents and 41.69% higher than the US average of 13.99 cents. Consumers in Bennington CDP are faced with 1.97 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 270 minutes. Green Mountain Power has an estimated 216 residential customers, which is more than all other providers in the city.

Electricity consumption in Bennington CDP creates 21,983,046.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 4th largest emissions amount of any city in Vermont. This total also equates to a ranking of 144th highest in Vermont for emissions per resident with an average of 2,499.49 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in Bennington CDP has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bennington CDP

Bennington CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.211/kWh$0.163/kWh$156.37/mo.$74.78/mo.
54th19.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bennington CDP
61st$116.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bennington CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bennington CDP, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Green Mountain PowerBUNDLED19.83116.221,581,906313,626,000

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Manchester Center CDP, VT Electricity Overview

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Manchester Center CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 19.83 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens, which is 1.49% higher than Vermont's average rate of 19.53 cents and 41.69% higher than the US average of 13.99 cents. Consumers in Manchester Center CDP are faced with 1.97 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 270 minutes. Green Mountain Power has an estimated 207 residential customers, which is more than all other providers in the city.

Electricity consumption in Manchester Center CDP creates 5,361,413.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 22nd largest emissions amount of any city in Vermont. This total also equates to a ranking of 11th highest in Vermont for emissions per resident with an average of 2,499.49 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in Manchester Center CDP has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Manchester Center CDP

Manchester Center CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.211/kWh$0.163/kWh$156.37/mo.$74.78/mo.
54th19.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Manchester Center CDP
61st$116.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Manchester Center CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Manchester Center CDP, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Green Mountain PowerBUNDLED19.83116.221,581,906313,626,000

North Bennington, VT Electricity Overview

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North Bennington averages a residential electricity rate of 19.83 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens, which is 1.49% higher than Vermont's average rate of 19.53 cents and 41.69% higher than the US average of 13.99 cents. Consumers in North Bennington are faced with 1.97 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 270 minutes. Green Mountain Power has an estimated 84 residential customers, which is more than all other providers in the city.

Electricity consumption in North Bennington creates 4,289,131.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 30th largest emissions amount of any city in Vermont. This total also equates to a ranking of 11th highest in Vermont for emissions per resident with an average of 2,499.49 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in North Bennington has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Bennington

North Bennington residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.211/kWh$0.163/kWh$156.37/mo.$74.78/mo.
54th19.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Bennington
61st$116.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Bennington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Bennington, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Green Mountain PowerBUNDLED19.83116.221,581,906313,626,000

Electricity Production in Bennington County, Vermont

Power Plants in Bennington County, Vermont

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Deerfield Wind LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Bennington County VT Wind 101,078
Bennington County VT Conventional Hydroelectric 19,839
Searsburg Wind TurbineGreen Mountain Power (100.00%)
Bennington County VT Wind 10,458
Battle Creek SolarEcos Energy LLC (100.00%)
Bennington County VT Solar 3,349
SVEP Solar Project CompanyClean Capital (100.00%)
Bennington County VT Solar 2,340

Bennington County, Vermont Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 9th highest ranked county out of 14 counties in Vermont, Bennington County releases 53,057,556.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the county, which amounts to 1,420.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Bennington County as the 10th highest polluting county in Vermont. Wind makes up 81.38% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Bennington County. Other fuel types used include Conventional Hydroelectric at 14.47% and Solar at 4.15%. Bennington County has the 9th highest power producing plants of any county in the state, with 5 total plants.

WIND
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Wind
81.38%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
14.47%
SOLAR
Solar
4.15%

Bennington County, Vermont Net Metering

Bennington County is home to one electricity supplier. Fortunately for residents in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the only supplier in the county has net metering practices in place. Some net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Vermont has above average laws for consumers interested in investing in solar.

Energy Loss

Bennington County has an average of 4.15% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Bennington County a rank of 1150th best in the nation out of 3221.

Power Companies in Bennington County, Vermont

Providers In Each City in Bennington County:

  • Manchester, Vermont:
    • Green Mountain Power: 100.00%
  • North Bennington, Vermont:
    • Green Mountain Power: 100.00%
  • Old Bennington, Vermont:
    • Green Mountain Power: 100.00%

* 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 Bennington County, Vermont?

By total revenue, Green Mountain Power is the largest electricity provider in Bennington County, Vermont.

How many power plants are in Bennington County, Vermont?

Bennington County, Vermont is home to 5 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Bennington County, Vermont?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Green Mountain Power30,150

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-01