Franklin County, Vermont Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Franklin County, Vermont Electricity Overview

Franklin County is home to 49,946 citizens and its power generation plants generate 95,900 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 1.92 megawatt hours per capita per year.

The usage of renewable fuel types for electricity generation has declined by 20.63% in the county throughout the past 12 months.

Franklin County has seen a 8.18% decline in the usage of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production over the past year.

Over 99.59% of Franklin County's electricity generation comes from sustainable fuels, ranking Franklin County at 7th in Vermont for total sustainable electricity production.

With a population of 49,946 residents, Franklin County is the 5th largest county in Vermont.

Franklin County produces 22.58% of their required electricity and must bring in the remaining 77.42% from neighboring counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    424,686 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    95,900 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    95,507 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    393 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.92 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    97,186,554 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,945.83 kg

St. Albans, VT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in St. Albans are paying a residential electricity rate of 19.83 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 1.49% higher than the state's average rate of 19.53 cents. Selling an estimated 1,375.27 megawatt hours, Green Mountain Power is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in St. Albans deal with 1.97 electrical outages a year with outages lasting on average 270 minutes.

St. Albans' electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 17,189,017.89 kilograms, which is 8th largest amount in Vermont out of 180 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 2,499.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks St. Albans as the 144th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Albans

St. Albans 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 St. Albans
61st$116.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Albans Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Albans, 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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Swanton, VT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in Swanton are paying a residential electricity rate of 13.02 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 33.37% lower than the state's average rate of 19.53 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $86.68 per month, while the nationwide average is $123.86. Consumers in Swanton have a 22.84% reduction compared to the rest of the United States. With an estimated 44 total residential customers, Swanton Electric is the largest supplier in the city.

Swanton's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 5,818,821.24 kilograms, which is 20th largest amount in Vermont out of 180 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 2,499.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Swanton as the 11th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Swanton

Swanton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.130/kWh$89.11/mo.$84.28/mo.
3rd13.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Swanton
16th$86.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Swanton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Swanton, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Swanton ElectricBUNDLED13.0286.6826,393.723,435,523.28

Enosburg Falls, VT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in Enosburg Falls are paying a residential electricity rate of 16.45 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 15.79% less than the state's average rate of 19.53 cents. With an estimated 98 total residential customers, Enosburg Falls, Vermont Electric Utility is the largest supplier in the city.

Enosburg Falls' electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 3,389,313.4 kilograms, which is 32nd largest amount in Vermont out of 180 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 2,499.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Enosburg Falls as the 11th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Enosburg Falls

Enosburg Falls residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.165/kWh$0.161/kWh$120.67/mo.$118.39/mo.
9th16.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Enosburg Falls
180th$120.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Enosburg Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Enosburg Falls, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Enosburg Falls, Vermont Electric UtilityBUNDLED16.45120.6713,723.112,257,524.94

Electricity Production in Franklin County, Vermont

Power Plants in Franklin County, Vermont

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sheldon Springs HydroelectricEnel Green Power (100.00%)
Franklin County VT Conventional Hydroelectric 38,904
Franklin County VT Conventional Hydroelectric 29,409
Franklin County VT Conventional Hydroelectric 16,603
Saint Albans SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Franklin County VT Solar 7,334
St. Albans SPEED ProjectSt. Albans Solar Partners (100.00%)
Franklin County VT Solar 2,673
Sheldon SolarExcelsior Energy Capital (100.00%)
Franklin County VT Solar 584
Franklin County VT Distillate Fuel Oil 393537,398.081,367.43

Franklin County, Vermont Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Franklin County has roughly 88.55% of its electricity produced by Conventional Hydroelectric. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts at 10,591 megawatt hours (11.04%) and 393 megawatt hours (0.41%), respectively. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 97,186,554.5 kilograms, which is 4th largest emissions amount in Vermont out of 14 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the county, which amounts to 1,945.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks the county as the 7th highest polluting county in the state. Franklin County has 7 electricity generation plants, which is 295th most in the country.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
88.55%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
11.04%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.41%

Franklin County, Vermont Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity providers in Franklin County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Vermont has commendable regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Franklin County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 4.75% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Franklin County ranks 1657th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Franklin County:

  • Cambridge, Vermont:
    • Green Mountain Power: 40.80%
    • Vermont Electric Cooperative: 59.20%
  • Enosburg Falls, Vermont:
    • Enosburg Falls, Vermont Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • St. Albans, Vermont:
    • Green Mountain Power: 100.00%
  • Swanton, Vermont:
    • Swanton Electric: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

Franklin County, Vermont has 4 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Franklin County, Vermont?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Green Mountain Power8,370
2Vermont Electric Cooperative7,481
3Swanton Electric3,739
4Enosburg Falls, Vermont Electric Utility1,759

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Franklin County, Vermont?

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

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

There are 7 power plants in Franklin County, Vermont

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-30