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Newport Electricity Rates

^ Newport, RI electricity rates recently averaged 22.32¢/kWh -- an estimated 72 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Newport Solar Energy

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

Newport Natural Gas Rates

^ Newport, RI natural gas rates recently averaged 0.00$/Mcf -- an estimated 100 percent less than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Newport, RI

Energy in Newport, RI

Newport, RI Electricity Rates

September 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, September 2018, Newport's average rate of 22.32¢/kWh -- a difference of about +72% from the U.S. average of 13.01¢/kWh that month.[1]

Newport Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Newport (RI), electricity rates increased an estimated 25 percent -- from 17.92¢/kWh (September 2017) to 22.32¢/kWh (September 2018).[1]

September 2017

In September 2017, the average electricity rate in Newport (Rhode Island) of 17.92¢/kWh -- a difference of about +35% from the United States average of 13.28¢/kWh that month.[1]

Newport Electricity Statistics

Newport Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Newport, RI in September 2018 were 22.32¢/kWh -- an estimated 72 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: Newport versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Newport, RI Solar Energy

Solar: Newport vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Newport (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 Newport

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

Solar: Newport vs. Washington

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

Newport Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Newport, RI

The average monthly solar radiation level in Newport, 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 Newport, RI

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

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

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Newport, RI Natural Gas Rates

September 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, September 2018, Newport's average rate of 0.00$/Mcf -- a difference of about -100% from the U.S. average of 17.32$/Mcf that month.[3]

Newport Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Newport (RI), natural gas rates decreased about 100 percent -- from 19.93$/Mcf (September 2017) to 0.00$/Mcf (September 2018).[3]

September 2017

In September 2017, the average electricity rate in Newport (Rhode Island) of 19.93$/Mcf -- a difference of about +18% from the United States average of 16.92$/Mcf that month.[3]

Newport Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Newport

Average natural gas rates in Newport, RI in August 2018 were 0.00$/Mcf -- an estimated 100 percent less than that month's average U.S. rate of 17.32$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Newport versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Newport

Electric Companies in Newport

Electric companies providing service in or near Newport, RI.

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Gas Companies in Newport

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


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Solar Contractors in Newport

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

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Rhode Island Energy News

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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 Newport

About Newport

Newport (RI) is a city in Newport County with an estimated population of 24,672.[4]

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Newport, RI Energy

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