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Providence, RI Energy

Providence Electricity Rates

^ Providence, RI electricity rates recently averaged 18.70¢/kWh -- an estimated 41 percent more than the average national rate. [More]

Providence Solar Energy

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

Providence Natural Gas Rates

^ Providence, RI natural gas rates recently averaged 27.60$/Mcf -- an estimated 48 percent more than the national average rate. [More]

Energy in Providence, RI

Energy in Providence, RI

Providence, RI Electricity Rates

August 2018

In the most recent month of electricity data, August 2018, Providence's average rate of 18.70¢/kWh -- a difference of about +41% from the U.S. average of 13.30¢/kWh that month.[1]

Providence Electricty, Year Over Year

Year over year in Providence (RI), electricity rates increased an estimated 5 percent -- from 17.81¢/kWh (August 2017) to 18.70¢/kWh (August 2018).[1]

August 2017

In August 2017, the average electricity rate in Providence (Rhode Island) of 17.81¢/kWh -- a difference of about +35% from the United States average of 13.15¢/kWh that month.[1]

Providence Electricity Statistics

Providence Electricity Rates

Average electricity rates in Providence, RI in August 2018 were 18.70¢/kWh -- an estimated 41 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: Providence versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Providence, RI Solar Energy

Solar: Providence vs. Nevada

The average amount of solar radition in Providence (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 Providence

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

Solar: Providence vs. Washington

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

Providence Solar Energy Statistics

Solar Energy in Providence, RI

The average monthly solar radiation level in Providence, RI is 4.62 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 Providence, RI

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

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

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Providence, RI Natural Gas Rates

August 2018

In the most recent month of natural gas data, August 2018, Providence's average rate of 0.00$/Mcf -- a difference of about -100% from the U.S. average of 18.63$/Mcf that month.[3]

Providence Natural Gas, Year Over Year

On a year-over-year basis in Providence (RI), natural gas rates decreased about 100 percent -- from 20.19$/Mcf (August 2017) to 0.00$/Mcf (August 2018).[3]

August 2017

In August 2017, the average electricity rate in Providence (Rhode Island) of 20.19$/Mcf -- a difference of about +11% from the United States average of 18.22$/Mcf that month.[3]

Providence Natural Gas Statistics

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Providence

Average natural gas rates in Providence, RI in July 2018 were 27.60$/Mcf -- an estimated 48 percent more than that month's average U.S. rate of 18.63$/Mcf.[3]



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

Natural Gas: Providence versus U.S. Averages

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

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

Energy Companies in Providence

Electric Companies in Providence

Electric companies providing service in or near Providence, RI.

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Gas Companies in Providence

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


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Solar Contractors in Providence

Builders that specialize in solar energy in or near Providence, 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 Providence

About Providence

Providence (RI) is a city in Providence County with an estimated population of 178,042.[4]

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Providence, RI Energy

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