Benton County, Arkansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Benton County, Arkansas Electricity Overview

Benton County generates 64.18% of their needed electricity and must bring in the additional 35.82% from neighboring counties.

Benton County produces 2,937,783.28 megawatt hours from coal a year. That is 10.33 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Benton County the 150th highest ranked county out of 3221 counties in the country for electricity generation from coal per capita.

Benton County has a population of 284,333 residents.

When calculating by customer count, Carroll Electric is the largest provider in Benton County.

Benton County ranks as the worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 75 counties in Arkansas, emitting 3,840,124,208.7 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Benton County ranks 8th out of 75 counties in Arkansas for total generation of electricity from non-renewable energy sources, with 2,941,834.99 of the county's 2,941,834.99 megawatt hours coming from those fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,583,712 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.12 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,941,835 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,941,835 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    10.35 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,840,124,209 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,505.73 kg

Rogers, AR Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.76 cents per kilowatt hour for Rogers, which is 5.91% more than the average Arkansas rate of 11.10 cents. Carroll Electric has an estimated 1,210 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $119.5, while the Rogers average is 2.96% below at $115.96 per month. This is the 110th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Arkansas.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Rogers averages 7,752.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 541,959,824.02 kilograms, which is the 6th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Arkansas. All of the electricity sold in Rogers has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rogers

Rogers residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.221/kWh$0.094/kWh$274.90/mo.$74.63/mo.
560th11.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rogers
110th$115.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rogers Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rogers, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Carroll ElectricBUNDLED10.99128.51,271,985139,749,649
Empire District ElectricBUNDLED12.39113.3647,9805,942,734
Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED11.80107.821,152,639136,028,844

Zips with electric coverage in Rogers, Arkansas include: 72712, 72756, 72758, 72745, 72718

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Bentonville, AR Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.79 cents per kilowatt hour for Bentonville, which is 6.14% more than the average Arkansas rate of 11.10 cents. Bentonville Electric has an estimated 25,820 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $119.5, while the Bentonville average is 4.24% below at $114.43 per month. This is the 61st lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Arkansas.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Bentonville averages 7,752.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 419,904,902.27 kilograms, which is the 9th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Arkansas. All of the electricity sold in Bentonville has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bentonville

Bentonville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.229/kWh$0.094/kWh$282.85/mo.$73.76/mo.
567th11.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bentonville
61st$114.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bentonville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bentonville, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Bentonville ElectricBUNDLED11.72112.39258,25930,279,000
Carroll ElectricBUNDLED10.99128.51,271,985139,749,649
Empire District ElectricBUNDLED12.39113.3647,9805,942,734
Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED11.80107.821,152,639136,028,844

Zips with electric coverage in Bentonville, Arkansas include: 72712, 72756, 72758, 72715, 72714

Bella Vista, AR Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.73 cents per kilowatt hour for Bella Vista, which is 5.58% more than the average Arkansas rate of 11.10 cents. Carroll Electric has an estimated 1,695 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $119.5, while the Bella Vista average is 2.46% below at $116.55 per month. This is the 139th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Arkansas.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Bella Vista averages 7,752.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 233,380,422.02 kilograms, which is the 15th highest total amount of pollution for a city in Arkansas. All of the electricity sold in Bella Vista has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bella Vista

Bella Vista residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.215/kWh$0.094/kWh$268.89/mo.$75.29/mo.
554th11.73¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bella Vista
139th$116.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bella Vista Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bella Vista, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Carroll ElectricBUNDLED10.99128.51,271,985139,749,649
Empire District ElectricBUNDLED12.39113.3647,9805,942,734
Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED11.80107.821,152,639136,028,844

Zips with electric coverage in Bella Vista, Arkansas include: 72712, 72715, 72714, 72751, 72736, 72768

Electricity Production in Benton County, Arkansas

Power Plants in Benton County, Arkansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Benton County AR Coal 2,941,834.993,050,553,932.351,036.96

Benton County, Arkansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Benton County averages 13,505.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which ranks them 174th worst in the country out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 3,840,124,208.7 kilograms, the county ranks highest in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. The county is home to one power generation plant. Benton County's fuel of choice is Coal, with 99.86% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source.

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DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.14%

Benton County, Arkansas Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity companies in Benton County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has favorable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

The county has 4 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 4 suppliers is 4.01%. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Benton County a rank of 1016th best in the US out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Benton County:

  • Avoca, Arkansas:
    • Empire District Electric: 33.58%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.58%
    • Carroll Electric: 32.84%
  • Bella Vista, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 33.29%
    • Empire District Electric: 33.33%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.38%
  • Bentonville, Arkansas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 27.17%
    • Empire District Electric: 27.17%
    • Bentonville Electric: 26.90%
    • Carroll Electric: 18.76%
  • Bethel Heights, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 49.93%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 50.07%
  • Cave Springs, Arkansas:
    • Empire District Electric: 30.66%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 35.42%
    • Carroll Electric: 33.92%
  • Centerton, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 27.30%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 36.35%
    • Empire District Electric: 36.35%
  • Decatur, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 12.58%
    • Empire District Electric: 43.71%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 43.71%
  • Elm Springs, Arkansas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 39.20%
    • Ozark Electric Cooperative: 35.28%
    • Carroll Electric: 25.52%
  • Garfield, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 33.14%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.43%
    • Empire District Electric: 33.43%
  • Gateway, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 33.33%
    • Empire District Electric: 33.33%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.33%
  • Gentry, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 9.10%
    • City of Siloam Springs Utilities: 16.72%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 37.09%
    • Empire District Electric: 37.09%
  • Gravette, Arkansas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 36.86%
    • Carroll Electric: 26.28%
    • Empire District Electric: 36.86%
  • Highfill, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 33.34%
    • Empire District Electric: 32.55%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 34.10%
  • Little Flock, Arkansas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 38.72%
    • Empire District Electric: 38.72%
    • Carroll Electric: 22.56%
  • Lowell, Arkansas:
    • Empire District Electric: 31.00%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 43.78%
    • Carroll Electric: 25.22%
  • Pea Ridge, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 28.26%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 35.87%
    • Empire District Electric: 35.87%
  • Rogers, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 29.98%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 35.01%
    • Empire District Electric: 35.01%
  • Siloam Springs, Arkansas:
    • Ozark Electric Cooperative: 13.75%
    • City of Siloam Springs Utilities: 26.28%
    • Carroll Electric: 4.64%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 40.00%
    • Empire District Electric: 15.33%
  • Springtown, Arkansas:
    • Carroll Electric: 12.35%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 43.83%
    • Empire District Electric: 43.83%
  • Sulphur Springs, Arkansas:
    • Empire District Electric: 47.75%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 47.75%
    • Carroll Electric: 4.50%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Benton County, Arkansas?

The largest electricity supplier in Benton County, Arkansas by megawatt hours sold is Bentonville Electric.

How many electric companies offer service in Benton County, Arkansas?

There are 6 electricity companies operating in Benton County, Arkansas.

How many power plants are within Benton County, Arkansas?

There is one power plant in Benton County, Arkansas

Which electricity companies offer service in Benton County, Arkansas?

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-21