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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?

One way to produce electricity is by hydropower, where electricity is generated by water spinning turbines attached to generators.

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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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