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Rhode Island Electricity Rates & Consumption

Electricity Rates in RI

^ The average residential electricity rate in Rhode Island is 14.4¢/kWh, which ranks 11th in the U.S. [1]

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Electricity Consumption in RI

^ Electricity consumption by Rhode Island residents averages 597 kWh per month, which ranks 47th in the nation.[1]

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Residential Electricity Rates & Consumption in Rhode Island

Residential electricity bills in Rhode Island


  • Residential electricity bills in RI [1]
    • The average monthly residential electricity bill in Rhode Island is $86, which ranks 45th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity bill in Rhode Island is 19.63% less than the national average monthly bill of $107.
    • Average monthly residential electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $75 to $203.

Residential electricity rates in Rhode Island


  • Residential electricity rates in RI [1]
    • Residential electricity rates in Rhode Island average 14.4¢/kWh, which ranks the state 11th in the nation.
    • The average residential electricity rate of 14.4¢/kWh in RI is 21.21% greater than the national average residential rate of 11.88¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of residential electricity rates in the U.S. is 8.37¢/kWh to 37.34¢/kWh.

Residential electricity consumption in Rhode Island


  • Residential electricity consumption in RI [1]
    • Residential electricity consumption in Rhode Island averages 597 kWh/month, which ranks 47th in the U.S.
    • This average monthly residential electricity consumption in RI is 33.89% less than the national average monthly consumption of 903 kWh/month.
    • Monthly residential electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 531 kWh/mo. to 1,254 kWh/mo.

Commercial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Rhode Island

Commercial electricity bills in Rhode Island


  • Commercial electricity bills in RI [2]
    • The average monthly commercial electricity bill in Rhode Island is $623, which ranks 17th in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity bill in Rhode Island is 0.95% less than the national average monthly bill of $629.
    • Average monthly commercial electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $334 to $3,288.

Commercial electricity rates in Rhode Island


  • Commercial electricity rates in RI [2]
    • Commercial electricity rates in Rhode Island average 11.87¢/kWh, which ranks the state 11th in the nation.
    • The average commercial electricity rate of 11.87¢/kWh in RI is 17.64% greater than the national average commercial rate of 10.09¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of commercial electricity rates in the U.S. is 6.86¢/kWh to 34.88¢/kWh.

Commercial electricity consumption in Rhode Island


  • Commercial electricity consumption in RI [2]
    • Commercial electricity consumption in Rhode Island averages 5,246 kWh/month, which ranks 32nd in the nation.
    • This average monthly commercial electricity consumption in RI is 15.9% less than the national average consumption of 6,238 kWh/month.
    • Monthly commercial electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 3,244 kWh/mo. to 27,352 kWh/mo.

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Industrial Electricity Rates & Consumption in Rhode Island

Industrial electricity bills in Rhode Island


  • Industrial electricity bills in RI [3]
    • The average monthly industrial electricity bill in Rhode Island is $4,264, which ranks 42nd in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity bill in Rhode Island is 43.02% less than the national average monthly bill of $7,483.
    • Average monthly industrial electricity bills in the U.S. range from approximately $1,285 to $993,225.

Industrial electricity rates in Rhode Island


  • Industrial electricity rates in RI [3]
    • Industrial electricity rates in Rhode Island average 10.68¢/kWh, which ranks the state 6th in the nation.
    • The average industrial electricity rate of 10.68¢/kWh in RI is 60.12% greater than the national average industrial rate of 6.67¢/kWh.
    • The approximate range of industrial electricity rates in the U.S. is 4.13¢/kWh to 30.82¢/kWh.

Industrial electricity consumption in Rhode Island


  • Industrial electricity consumption in RI [3]
    • Industrial electricity consumption in Rhode Island averages 39,936 kWh/month, which ranks 48th in the nation.
    • This average monthly industrial electricity consumption in RI is 64.39% less than the national average consumption of 112,158 kWh/month.
    • Monthly industrial electricity consumption in the U.S. ranges from approximately 18,333 kWh/mo. to 18,198,000 kWh/mo.

Household Income in Rhode Island

Income Breakdown in Rhode Island [4]


Income Summary for Rhode Island


    • Household income: The state of Rhode Island has a median household income is $60,172, versus $58,522 for the U.S.[4]
    • Compared to the U.S.: Median household income in Rhode Island is approximately 3 percent greater than the median income for the U.S. as a whole.[4]
    • Poverty level: Approximately 14 percent of households in RI have incomes below the poverty level.[4]
    • Electric bills: The average residential electricity bill in Rhode Island is about $86/month, ranking 45th in the U.S. and 19.63% less than the national average of $107.[5]

Household Income: Rhode Island vs. Nation [4]



Additional information about Rhode Island

About Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island has a population of approximately 1,052,567, ranking 45th in the nation.[6]

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More about Rhode Island utilities

For more information about Rhode Island electricity, or for additional resources regarding electricity & utilities in your state, visit the Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

Electricity fact: Appliances like televisions & toasters draw a small current even when they're off.

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References

1. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration (2012)

2. ^ U.S. Department of Energy

3. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

4. ^ United States Census Bureau

5. ^ U.S. Energy Information Administration

6. ^ United States Census Bureau

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