Orleans County, Vermont Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Orleans County, Vermont Electricity Overview

Orleans County's average residential electricity rate is 19.38 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 38.53% more than the nationwide average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Throughout the past 12 months, Orleans County has had a 4.90% drop in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.

Orleans County consumes only 98.28% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the excess 1.72%.

Orleans County experienced a 1.10% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the preceding year.

Orleans County has a population of 27,393 citizens.

Orleans County is 510th in the country out of 3221 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 8.65 megawatt hours per person a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    232,920 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.5 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    236,989 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    236,989 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.65 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    28,953,518 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,056.97 kg

Newport, VT Electricity Overview

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Newport averages a residential electricity price of 19.64 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 0.52% more than Vermont's average price of 19.53 cents. The Vermont average monthly residential electricity bill is $112.33, while the Newport average is 2.40% below at $109.63 per month. This is the 28th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. The city's hydroelectric dams produce 8,618 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the city's electricity.

Newport has the 8th highest number of power producing plants of any city in Vermont, with one total power plant. Approximately 1,930.85 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are released in the city from electricity consumption, making them the 173rd highest polluter in Vermont out of 180 cities. Total emissions in the city are 8,601,915.85 kilograms, which is the 16th worst total amount of pollution for a city in Vermont. For the purpose of electricity generation, Newport's primary fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00%, or 8,618 megawatt hours of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newport

Newport residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.189/kWh$141.68/mo.$84.46/mo.
28th19.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newport
28th$109.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newport Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newport, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Vermont Electric CooperativeBUNDLED19.64109.63236,40346,419,638

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Orleans, VT Electricity Overview

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Orleans averages a residential electricity price of 13.10 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 32.95% less than Vermont's average price of 19.53 cents. Orleans has 788 residents, resulting in it being the 58th largest city in the state. Orleans, Vermont Electric Utility sells an estimated 676.33 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other electricity providers.

The 6,700.28 megawatt hours consumed in Orleans must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 2,499.49 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 11th highest polluting city out of 180 cities in Vermont based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 1,969,601 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 56th largest amount in Vermont.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Orleans

Orleans residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.130/kWh$74.04/mo.$70.16/mo.
6th13.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Orleans
4th$70.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Orleans Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Orleans, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Orleans, Vermont Electric UtilityBUNDLED13.1070.163,708.64485,791.67

Barton, VT Electricity Overview

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Barton averages a residential electricity price of 19.75 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 1.09% more than Vermont's average price of 19.53 cents. Barton has 690 residents, resulting in it being the 67th largest city in the state. Barton Electric sells an estimated 137.18 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other electricity providers.

The 5,867 megawatt hours consumed in Barton must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 2,499.49 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 11th highest polluting city out of 180 cities in Vermont based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 1,724,650.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 65th largest amount in Vermont.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Barton

Barton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.189/kWh$141.68/mo.$84.46/mo.
50th19.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Barton
23rd$90.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Barton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Barton, Vermont

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Barton ElectricBUNDLED19.7786.7810,440.722,063,964.6
Vermont Electric CooperativeBUNDLED19.64109.63236,40346,419,638

Electricity Production in Orleans County, Vermont

Power Plants in Orleans County, Vermont

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Kingdom Community WindGreen Mountain Power (100.00%)
Orleans County VT Wind 170,616
Coventry Clean Energy CorporationWashington Electric Coop (100.00%)
Orleans County VT Landfill Gas 53,64629,459,331.48549.14
NewportGreat Bay Hydro Corp (100.00%)
Newport VT Conventional Hydroelectric 8,618
Orleans County VT Conventional Hydroelectric 4,109

Orleans County, Vermont Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Orleans County, Wind is 71.99% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Landfill Gas and Conventional Hydroelectric make up the next highest amounts at 22.64% and 5.37%, respectively. Approximately 1,056.97 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are released in the county from electricity consumption, making them the 13th highest polluter in Vermont out of 14 counties. This adds up to total emissions of 28,953,517.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the county the 2508th highest for total pollution in the nation. Orleans County has 4 power plants, which is 566th highest in the nation.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
71.99%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
22.64%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
5.37%

Orleans County, Vermont Net Metering

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

Energy Loss

Orleans County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 5.35% of their energy lost per year. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Orleans County receiving a rank of 2191st best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Orleans County:

  • Albany, Vermont:
    • Vermont Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Barton, Vermont:
    • Vermont Electric Cooperative: 16.05%
    • Barton Electric: 83.95%
  • Derby Center, Vermont:
    • Vermont Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Derby Line, Vermont:
    • Vermont Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Newport, Vermont:
    • Vermont Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • North Troy, Vermont:
    • Vermont Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Orleans, Vermont:
    • Orleans, Vermont Electric Utility: 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 Orleans County, Vermont?

Orleans County, Vermont is home to 4 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

The largest electricity company in Orleans County, Vermont by total revenue is Vermont Electric Cooperative.

Which electricity companies offer service in Orleans County, Vermont?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Vermont Electric Cooperative11,041
2Barton Electric1,989
3Hardwick Electric1,538
4Orleans, Vermont Electric Utility667

How many power plants are within Orleans County, Vermont?

There are 4 active electricity plants located in Orleans County, Vermont

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27