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Bristol Electricity Rates

^ Bristol, RI electricity rates recently averaged 16.95¢/kWh -- an estimated 30 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Bristol Solar Energy

^ Solar energy output in Bristol, RI is an estimated 24 percent higher than average solar energy in a low-output area of the nation. [More]

Bristol Natural Gas Rates

^ Bristol, RI natural gas rates recently averaged 15.11$/Mcf -- an estimated 14 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Bristol, RI

Energy in Bristol, RI

Bristol, RI Electricity Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of electricity data, May 2017, Bristol's average rate of 16.95¢/kWh -- a difference of about +30% from the U.S. average of 13.02¢/kWh that month.[1]

Bristol Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Bristol (RI), electricity rates decreased an estimated 6 percent -- from 18.02¢/kWh (May 2016) to 16.95¢/kWh (May 2017).[1]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in Bristol (Rhode Island) of 18.02¢/kWh -- a difference of about +41% from the United States average of 12.79¢/kWh that month.[1]

Bristol Electricity Statistics

Bristol Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Bristol, RI in May 2017 were 16.95¢/kWh -- an estimated 30 percent more than average rates that same month in the nation as a whole. [1]


→ Any electricity rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ ¢/kWh = cents per kilowatthour

Electricity: Bristol versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Bristol electricity rates versus national average rates. [1]

→ Any electricty rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

Bristol, RI Solar Energy

Solar: Bristol vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Bristol (measured on a monthly basis) is 30 percent lower than an area of the U.S. (Nevada) with historically high levels of solar radiation.[2]

Solar Power Output in Bristol

July is historically the month that will have the highest solar output (AC) values in Bristol -- averaging an estimated 590 kWhac. December typically has the lowest output (308 kWhac).[2]

Solar: Bristol vs. Washington

The average amount of solar radition in Bristol (measured monthly) is 24 percent higher than an area of the U.S. (Washington) with historically low levels of solar radiation.[2]

Bristol Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Bristol, RI

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bristol, RI is 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day(kWh/m2/day). See the chart below for monthly comparisons.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Power in Bristol, RI

The average monthly solar system output (AC) in Bristol, RI is 5721 kilowatt hours (AC). See the visualization below for month-by-month averages in Bristol.[2]

→ Any solar value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ kWhac = kilowatt hours (AC)

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Bristol, RI Natural Gas Rates

May 2017

In the most recent month of natural gas data, May 2017, Bristol's average rate of 15.11$/Mcf -- a difference of about +14% from the U.S. average of 13.21$/Mcf that month.[3]

Bristol Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Bristol (RI), natural gas rates increased about 4 percent -- from 14.49$/Mcf (May 2016) to 15.11$/Mcf (May 2017).[3]

May 2016

In May 2016, the average electricity rate in Bristol (Rhode Island) of 14.49$/Mcf -- a difference of about +25% from the United States average of 11.63$/Mcf that month.[3]

Bristol Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Bristol

Average natural gas rates in Bristol, RI in May 2017 were 15.11$/Mcf -- an estimated 14 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 13.21$/Mcf.[3]



→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.
→ $/Mcf = dollars per thousand cubic feet

Natural Gas: Bristol versus U.S. Averages

Comparison of Bristol natural gas rates versus national average rates.[3]

→ Any gas rate value listed as 0 (zero) signifies temporarily missing data.

Energy Companies in Bristol

Electric Companies in Bristol

Electric companies providing service in or near Bristol, RI.

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Gas Companies in Bristol

Gas companies that offer service in or near Bristol, RI.


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Solar Contractors in Bristol

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Bristol, RI.

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Rhode Island Energy News

Rooftop solar could power 39 percent of the U.S.

Rooftop solar could power 39 percent of the U.S.The NREL recently assessed the state of solar in the U.S. and found that rooftop has the potential to power nearly two-fifths of the nation.
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Solar energy broke records in 2015

Solar energy broke records in 2015Last year was a record-breaking one for solar power generation in the U.S., and 2016 looks to have an even brighter future, the SEIA said.
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Natural gas will produce more electricity than coal in 2016

Natural gas will produce more electricity than coal in 2016For the first time ever, natural gas is expected to surpass coal as an electricity generating source in the United States.
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More information about Bristol

About Bristol

Bristol (RI) is a town in Bristol County with an estimated population of 22,954.[4]

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Bristol, RI Energy

For more information on energy in Bristol, RI, or for additional resources regarding Bristol energy, visit the EIA.

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