Location: Pawtucket, RI
With a population of 71,148, Pawtucket is the 4th largest city in Rhode Island. The city of Pawtucket has a total area of about 9 square miles. Pawtucket residents have been able to switch of their utility since 1998 when Rhode Island passed energy deregulation laws. Rhode Island was the first state to pass these laws in the country and open its doors to retail energy providers. Below you can find more information on the Pawtucket, RI energy profile and electricity rates.
Solar Score for Pawtucket, RI
The Solar Score represents how good of a candidate you are for a home solar installation. We take into account a combination of factors specific to your area. Using these factors, we can determine how long it would take for a home solar installation to pay for itself. has received a solar score of . Below is a description for each area of the graph:
- Red = “Not Viable” meaning a solar installation would not be cost-effective.
- Yellow = “Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself over time.
- Green = “Very Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself quickly and has large savings potential.
Sources for Pawtucket, RI
Cranston, RI produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.
- 95% of electricity comes from natural gas
- Solar, wind and biomass energy make up the remaining 5% of electricity generation
- The natural gas used in RI is received via pipeline from New York or Massachusetts
- Rhode Island is home to the first offshore wind farm on Block Island
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