WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Portsmouth

New Hampshire

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The State of Electricity in Portsmouth

Here's the average monthly bill, usage, and carbon footprint of residents in Portsmouth

Average monthly bill

January

$163

February

$116

March

$145

April

$108

May

$154

June

$187

July

$244highest

August

$198

September

$169

October

$174

November

$144

December

$107lowest

Carbon Emissions

227 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

707 kWh

Where does Portsmouth’s electricity come from?

Portsmouth's energy comes from Nuclear, Natural Gas, Hydroelectric, and Wind. Nuclear is the largest source of electricity, providing 68% of Portsmouth's energy. Natural Gas is the second largest source, making up 18%. Hydroelectric provides 10% of the energy in Portsmouth. Wind provides 4% of the energy in Portsmouth.

68%

Nuclear

18%

Natural Gas

10%

Hydroelectric

4%

Wind

Solar energy in Portsmouth

The state of solar in Portsmouth

Solar power is on the rise, helping homeowners save on their electricity bills and power their homes sustainably.

526 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$13,336

Average system cost

(after federal incentive)

6 years

Payback period

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Net Metering Available

Get paid for the extra solar you produce

Net metering policies in Portsmouth can help solar panel owners save money and reduce their carbon footprint. When your solar panels generate more electricity than you use, you can send the excess back to the grid and receive credit on your next bill. Just something to keep in mind when considering solar panels.

Electricity Providers in Portsmouth

There are a variety of electricity plans available to residents of Portsmouth. The following companies provide electricity plans in the city:

Utilities in Portsmouth

Eversource Energy - New Hampshire

Eversource Energy - New Hampshire Rates

Eversource Energy - New Hampshire has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Residential Time-of-DayTOU27¢ to 36¢
Residential Time-of-DayTOU7¢ to 16¢
Residential Uncontrolled Water Heating RateFixed19¢
Residential Standard Service Fixed23¢
Residential Time-of-Day Service Rate 2TOU20¢ to 31¢
Residential Time-of-Day ServiceTOU17¢ to 33¢
Residential Controlled Water Heating RateFixed19¢

Eversource Energy - New Hampshire Electricity Plans in Portsmouth

The price to compare for Eversource Energy - New Hampshire is 8.29¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 707 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
ENH Power

Worry Free 12

cheapestcheapest 12 months
11.09¢12 monthsChoose Plan
ENH Power

Business Choice 12

cheapest
11.09¢12 monthsChoose Plan
ENH Power

Worry Free Renewable 12

cheapest renewable
11.29¢12 monthsChoose Plan
ENH Power

Business Renewable Choice 12

cheapest renewable
11.29¢12 monthsChoose Plan

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