Essex County, Vermont Electric Profile

While the national average residential electric rate sits at 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Essex County’s average price is 44.76% above that at 19.47 cents per kilowatt hour.

Renewable electricity sources account for 100.00%, or 25,596 megawatt hours, of Essex County’s total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 11th in the state for total megawatt hours from renewable sources.

Essex County has seen a rise in electricity generation from solar power of roughly 7.50% year over year.

Consumers in the county deal with an average of 1.97 power outages each year, with outages lasting an average of 270 minutes.

Green Mountain Power is the largest provider in Essex County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Essex County experienced a 11.32% increase in CO2 emissions per capita in the last 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    52,932 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.59 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    25,596 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    25,596 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.15 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    7,589,299 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,231.43 kg

Island Pond CDP, VT Electric Overview

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Island Pond CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 19.59 cents per kilowatt hour paid by consumers within the city borders, which is 2.21% above the average Vermont price of 19.17 cents and 45.63% higher than the US average of 13.45. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $108.58 per month. With 42 residential customers, Vermont Electric Cooperative is the largest vendor in the city.

Emissions in Island Pond CDP average 2,384.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 4th worst polluting city out of 121 cities in Vermont based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 1,969,569.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the city 44th highest for total emissions in Vermont. In the city, there are no power generating plants so the city must depend on electricity generated outside of the city limits.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Island Pond CDP

Island Pond CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.189/kWh$131.35/mo.$84.46/mo.
102nd19.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Island Pond CDP
28th$108.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Island Pond CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Island Pond CDP, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Vermont Electric CooperativeBUNDLED19.59108.58233,57745,754,265

Canaan CDP, VT Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 19.59 cents per kilowatt hour for Canaan CDP, which is 2.21% more than Vermont's average price of 19.17 cents. This means the city is 102nd best for average electricity rate out of 121 cities in the state. Canaan CDP is home to 327 residents, making it the 83rd largest city by population in Vermont. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $108.86, while the Canaan CDP average is 0.26% lower at $108.58 per month. This is the 28th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Vermont.

Canaan CDP has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 779,720.63 kilograms, which is 68th highest in the state out of 121 cities. The city averages 2,384.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 4th highest city in Vermont in this category.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Canaan CDP

Canaan CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.189/kWh$131.35/mo.$84.46/mo.
102nd19.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Canaan CDP
28th$108.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Canaan CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Canaan CDP, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Vermont Electric CooperativeBUNDLED19.59108.58233,57745,754,265

Beecher Falls CDP, VT Electric Overview

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Beecher Falls CDP's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 19.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.21% above Vermont's average price of 19.17 cents and 45.63% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Vermont Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in the city based on total residential customers. Beecher Falls CDP is home to 193 citizens, which is the 104th largest population for a city in Vermont.

Beecher Falls CDP is the 86th worst ranked city in Vermont out of 121 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 460,202.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 2,384.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Beecher Falls CDP

Beecher Falls CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.189/kWh$131.35/mo.$84.46/mo.
102nd19.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Beecher Falls CDP
28th$108.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Beecher Falls CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Beecher Falls CDP, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Vermont Electric CooperativeBUNDLED19.59108.58233,57745,754,265

Energy Production in Essex County, Vermont

Power Plants in Essex County, Vermont

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Gilman MillAmpersand Gilman Hydro LP (100.00%)
Essex County VT Conventional Hydroelectric 22,387
GSPP Gilman, LLCGreen Street Power Partners (100.00%)
Essex County VT Solar 3,209

Essex County, Vermont Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Essex County emits 1,231.43 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 12th worst polluting county out of 14 counties in Vermont and 2734th out of 3220 counties nationally. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions for the county from electricity consumption is 7,589,299.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 2762nd highest in the nation. The county has 2 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 1044th most plants within a county and the 257th highest number of power plants per citizen, out of 3220 counties, in the nation. Essex County's top fuel consumed for electricity generation is Conventional Hydroelectric. They generate 22,387 megawatt hours from this fuel.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
87.46%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
12.54%

Essex County, Vermont Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Essex County providing electricity. Of those 3, 3 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. At the state level, Vermont has decent net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

Essex County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.75% of their energy lost per year. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the Vermont average is 4.15%, resulting in a rank of 1850th best in the country and a state rank of 9th best out of 3220 and 14 counties, respectively.

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Essex County, Vermont?

There are 2 active electricity plants located in Essex County, Vermont

What electricity company is the largest provider in Essex County, Vermont?

By total megawatt hours sold, Green Mountain Power is the largest electricity provider in Essex County, Vermont.

How many electric companies offer service in Essex County, Vermont?

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Essex County, Vermont.

What electricity companies offer service in Essex County, Vermont?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Green Mountain Power9,966
2Vermont Electric Cooperative6,160
3Lyndonville Electric916

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07