Electric Rates & Providers in Independence County, AR

Independence County, Arkansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Independence County, Arkansas Electricity Overview

During the most recent 12 months, Independence County experienced a 2.55% drop in CO2 emissions per capita.

Independence County averages 0.79 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 1117th highest in the country.

Independence County ranks 20th out of 75 counties in the state for total consumption, with its population consuming over 600,000 megawatt hours.

At $142.45, the average monthly residential electric bill in Independence County is 8.49% more than the state average bill and 3.28% higher than the national average.

Over 0.52% of Independence County's electricity production comes from renewable fuel types, putting Independence County at 23rd in the state for renewable electricity generation.

Independence County is home to 37,796 residents and its power generating plants generate 5,711,242 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a production per capita average of 151.11 megawatt hours per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    618,912 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.38 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,711,242 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    29,914 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,681,328 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    151.11 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    635,947,763 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,825.8 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Batesville

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Batesville Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

13.46¢ per kWh

  • 8.87% higher than last month
  • 8.49% higher than March last year
  • 1.19% lower than the Arkansas average
  • 20.88% lower than the US average
  • 390th in the state out of 626 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 45 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 112 since March last year
  • 8,124th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,135 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 988 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.21¢ per kWh

  • 0.67% higher than last month
  • 8.77% higher than March last year
  • 1.2% higher than the Arkansas average
  • 20.42% lower than the US average
  • 464th in the state out of 626 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 250 since March last year
  • 8,452nd in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 76 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,770 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$111.63 per month

  • 30.17% lower than last month
  • 0.7% higher than March last year
  • 0.64% higher than the Arkansas average
  • 7.22% lower than the US average
  • 378th in the state out of 626 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 169 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 81 since March last year
  • 13,727th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 11,294 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,308 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$142.02 per month

  • 0.05% higher than last month
  • 7.26% higher than March last year
  • 2.47% higher than the Arkansas average
  • 5.15% higher than the US average
  • 470th in the state out of 626 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 208 since March last year
  • 18,642nd in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 234 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,805 since March last year

Batesville, AR Electricity Overview

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Batesville's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.94% higher than the average Arkansas rate of 12.24 cents and 17.82% lower than the national average of 16.07 cents. The city's use of renewable fuels for electricity generation totals 1.35 megawatt hours per capita. The city generates over 0 megawatt hours from its electrical power plants, which is the 11th highest total production for any city in the state.

Emissions in Batesville average 6,862.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 610th highest polluting city out of 626 cities in Arkansas based on emissions per capita. At 6,862.32 kilograms per person and 11,117 people in the city, the city emits 76,288,388.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 39th worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. The city has one electricity producing plant within its borders. For electricity production purposes, Batesville's top fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, accounting for 14,956 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Batesville

Batesville residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.087/kWh$201.92/mo.$72.07/mo.
464th13.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Batesville
470th$142.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Batesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Batesville, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED13.21142.047,817,724.731,033,012,931

Southside, AR Electricity Overview

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Southside's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.94% higher than the average Arkansas rate of 12.24 cents and 17.82% lower than the national average of 16.07 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $142.02 per month. Entergy Arkansas is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emissions in Southside average 7,476.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 446th highest polluting city out of 626 cities in Arkansas based on emissions per capita. At 7,476.57 kilograms per person and 4,225 people in the city, the city emits 31,588,512.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 78th worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation happening within the city limits, electricity suppliers who service Southside must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Southside

Southside residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.087/kWh$201.92/mo.$72.07/mo.
464th13.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Southside
470th$142.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Southside Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Southside, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED13.21142.047,817,724.731,033,012,931

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Newark, AR Electricity Overview

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Newark's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.94% higher than the average Arkansas rate of 12.24 cents and 17.82% lower than the national average of 16.07 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $142.02 per month. Entergy Arkansas is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emissions in Newark average 7,476.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 158th highest polluting city out of 626 cities in Arkansas based on emissions per capita. At 7,476.57 kilograms per person and 1,321 people in the city, the city emits 9,876,550.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 180th worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation happening within the city limits, electricity suppliers who service Newark must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newark

Newark residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.087/kWh$201.92/mo.$72.07/mo.
464th13.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newark
470th$142.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newark Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newark, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED13.21142.047,817,724.731,033,012,931

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Electricity Production in Independence County, Arkansas

Power Plants in Independence County, Arkansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Independence County AR Coal 5,681,3285,868,447,469.911,032.94
White River Lock and Dam 2White River Hydroelectric (100.00%)
Independence County AR Conventional Hydroelectric 14,958
White River Lock and Dam 1White River Hydroelectric (100.00%)
Batesville AR Conventional Hydroelectric 14,956

Independence 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. Independence County averages 16,825.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity use of 635,947,763.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The primary fuel used in Independence County is Coal, making up 99.35% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Adding Coal totals to Conventional Hydroelectric (0.52%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.13%), these three fuel sources make up 100.00% of the county's electricity generation. Independence County has 3 electricity plants, which is 848th highest in the United States.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
99.35%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.52%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.13%

Independence County, Arkansas Net Metering

Out of the 4 companies in Independence County, 4 of them offer net metering to their customers. Arkansas has favorable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Independence County is 5.83%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Entergy Arkansas, North Arkansas Electric, and Craighead Electric. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Independence County receiving a rank of 2364th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Independence County:

  • Batesville, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Cushman, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Magness, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Moorefield, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Newark, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Oil Trough, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Pleasant Plains, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Southside, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Sulphur Rock, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Independence County, Arkansas?

The largest electricity company in Independence County, Arkansas by megawatt hours sold is Entergy Arkansas.

How many power plants are located in Independence County, Arkansas?

Independence County, Arkansas is home to 3 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Independence County, Arkansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Entergy Arkansas12,751
2Farmers Electric Newport, Arkansas1,211
3North Arkansas Electric636
4Craighead Electric328

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

Independence County, Arkansas is home to 4 electricity providers operating in the area.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-03-29