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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 7,077,480 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 2,019 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 7 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 0%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 19.86ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 0%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 91%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 0%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 1%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 3%
Electricity Generated from Wind 4%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Gina M. Raimondo
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2015-01-06
Name
Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission
Abbreviation
RIPUC
Year Established
1839
Associated ISO or RTO
ISO-NE (ISO New England)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Rail", "0", "Telecommunications", "Water"]
Number of Seats
3
Staff Size
12
Current Commissioner Count
3
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
State of Rhode Island General Assembly
Session Length in Months
5
Session Start Date
2019-01-01
Session End Date
2019-06-30