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Usage: Rhode Island

Rhode Island resident consistently use less energy on average throughout the year than the rest of the country. In total, they use about 32% less energy per year than the national average. This makes Rhode Island one of our most energy efficient states in the country. Due to historically high electricity rates, many energy efficiency programs have been activated by the state’s government to help keep electricity costs down for consumers. Another reason Rhode Island’s electricity usage is low is because only 10% of residents use electricity to heat their homes in the winter. For more information and a month to month comparison of Rhode Island’s residential usage compared to the rest of the country, see the graph below.

Usage for Rhode Island

Monthly average household energy usage in RI compared to the national average.

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