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Electricity in Providence

^ Electricity prices in Providence, RI in February 2020 averaged 22.64 ¢/kWh, or about 76% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Natural Gas in Providence

^ Natural gas prices in Providence, RI in February 2020 averaged 13.79 $/Mcf, or about 49% more than the average U.S. price. [More]

Solar Power in Providence

^ Average solar radiation in Providence is about 24% higher than average solar radiation in a low output area of the U.S. [More]

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Utilities in Providence, RI

Electricity Prices in Providence, RI

Residential Electricity Rates in Providence

Residential electricity prices in Providence, RI in February 2020 averaged approximately 22.64 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh), which was about 76% more than the national average rate of 12.85 ¢/kWh (February 2020). [1]


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Electricity Comparison: Providence vs. U.S.

See how electricity costs in Providence differ from the average electricity costs for the U.S. overall. [1]

On a year-over-year basis - from February 2019 to February 2020 - residential electricity prices in Providence decreased approximately 6%, from 24.17 ¢/kWh to 22.64 ¢/kWh. [1]

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Natural Gas Prices in Providence, RI

Residential Natural Gas Rates in Providence

Residential natural gas prices in Providence in February 2020 averaged 13.79 dollars per thousand cubic feet ($/Mcf), which was approximately 49% more than the national average rate of 9.26 $/Mcf (February 2020). [2]


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Natural Gas Comparison: Providence vs. U.S.

See the chart below to see a comparison of Providence natural gas prices against U.S. average prices. Compare Providence natural gas costs to overall U.S. average costs. [2]

On a year-over-year basis, residential natural gas prices in Providence (Rhode Island) decreased approximately 5%, from 14.48 $/Mcf (February 2019) to 13.79 $/Mcf (February 2020). [2]

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Solar Power in Providence, RI

Solar Radiation Levels in Providence

The city of Providence (Rhode Island) has an average annual solar radiation value of 4.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). Compare Providence values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [3]

    • Average monthly solar radition in Providence is 30% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.
    • Average monthly solar radition in Providence is 24% higher than an example low average monthly solar radiation in WA.

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Solar Power Comparison: Providence vs. High vs. Low

See the chart below for a comparison of Providence solar radiation levels against other areas in the U.S. Compare Providence levels against both 1) low average solar radition levels (WA) and also 2) high average solar radiation levels (NV). [3]

→ k/m/d: kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
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More information about Providence

About Providence

The city of Providence, RI in Providence County has an approximate population of 178,042. [4]

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Providence, RI Utilities

To learn more about utility rates & usage in Providence, RI, or for other information related to utilities in Providence, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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