Desha County, Arkansas Electric Profile

Over the previous 12 months, Desha County had a 0.95% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

At an average residential price of 10.92 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Desha County enjoy a 18.81% discount from the US average price.

Desha County is 579th out of 3220 counties in the nation for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 7.21 megawatt hours per person each year.

Desha County continues to make strides with the lowering of non-renewable fuel source use for electricity production purposes. The county has accomplished a 0.97% drop in the use of these fuel types for electricity generation.

Desha County is the 12th highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 3.04 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuels.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Desha County is Entergy Arkansas.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    179,697 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.82 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    116,511 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    81,951 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    34,560 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    10.26 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    92,544,055 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,145.77 kg

Dumas, AR Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 10.80 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Dumas, which is 1.27% below Arkansas's average rate of 10.94 cents and 19.72% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $118.8 per month. Entergy Arkansas sells 1,545.04 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity providers.

Electricity use in Dumas creates 30,637,134.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 79th most of any city in Arkansas. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 7,341.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 21st highest polluting city in Arkansas for CO2 pollution per capita. All of the 66,004.39 megawatt hours consumed in the city must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity facilities in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dumas

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.087/kWh$157.97/mo.$72.07/mo.
122nd10.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dumas
208th$118.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dumas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dumas, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED10.80118.87,978,569861,547,837

McGehee, AR Electric Overview

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On average, McGehee's residential electricity rate is 10.80 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.27% below the state's average price of 10.94 cents. This makes the city 122nd out of 540 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Entergy Arkansas. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $118.8. This is 1.19% lower than the nationwide average of $120.24.

Around 7,341.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 229th highest polluter in Arkansas out of 540 cities. A total of 27,869,293.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 84th worst in Arkansas for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, McGehee must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McGehee

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.087/kWh$157.97/mo.$72.07/mo.
122nd10.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of McGehee
208th$118.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for McGehee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McGehee, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED10.80118.87,978,569861,547,837

Arkansas City, AR Electric Overview

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Arkansas City has an average residential electricity rate of 10.80 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 1.27% lower than the state's average rate of 10.94 cents, resulting in the city ranking 122nd out of 540 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Arkansas City is the 336th largest city in Arkansas, with a population of 409. Entergy Arkansas has 8 total residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers in the city.

Arkansas City emits 7,341.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 229th worst polluting city out of 540 cities in Arkansas based on emissions per capita. A total of 3,002,776.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 333rd highest in the state for total pollution. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arkansas City

Arkansas City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.087/kWh$157.97/mo.$72.07/mo.
122nd10.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arkansas City
208th$118.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Arkansas City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Arkansas City, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED10.80118.87,978,569861,547,837

Energy Production in Desha County, Arkansas

Power Plants in Desha County, Arkansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Clearwater Paper APP CBClearwater Paper Corporation (100.00%)
Desha County AR Black Liquour 116,51163,215,098.43542.57

Desha County, Arkansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 92,544,054.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released per year in Desha County because of electricity consumption. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 8,145.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 6th highest county in the state and 614th nationally for CO2 emissions per capita. Black Liquour makes up 70.34% of the fuel used for electricity production in Desha County. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up 29.64% and 0.02% of production, respectively. There is one power generation plant in Desha County, which is the 15th most power plants in a county in Arkansas and translates to the 876th highest rate of power plants per person in the state.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
70.34%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
29.64%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.02%

Desha County, Arkansas Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Desha County providing electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Arkansas has great regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Desha County who report energy loss data had an average of 6.26% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Desha County a rank of 68th best in the state out of 75.

Power Companies in Desha County, Arkansas

Providers In Each City in Desha County:

  • Arkansas City, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Dumas, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • McGehee, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Mitchellville, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Reed, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 77.94%
    • C & L Electric: 22.06%
  • Tillar, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 58.95%
    • C & L Electric: 41.05%
  • Watson, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 50.00%
    • C & L Electric: 50.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Desha County, Arkansas?

The largest electricity supplier in Desha County, Arkansas by total revenue is Entergy Arkansas.

How many power plants are in Desha County, Arkansas?

Desha County, Arkansas has one power plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Desha County, Arkansas?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Entergy Arkansas13,062
2C & L Electric3,032

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

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Desha County, Arkansas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-30