Independence County, Arkansas Electric Profile

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Independence County produces approximately 869.84 megawatt hours of electricity from natural gas per citizen living in the county. This is the highest amount in the state.

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Independence County is home to 37,825 citizens and its power generating plants generate 33,108,341.13 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a production per capita average of 875.3 megawatt hours per capita.

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Independence County is the 1254th most populous county in the country.

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Independence County generates 873.74 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 30th highest county in the United States for non-renewable production per capita.

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Almost 0.18% of Independence County’s production comes from hydroelectric power plants, ranking them 328th highest county out of 3220 counties in the nation for total hydroelectric generation.

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869.84 megawatt hours of electricity per person are produced using coal in Independence County. They rank 1st out of 75 counties in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    598,278 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.82 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    33,108,341 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    59,153 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    33,049,188 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    875.3 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    611,232,386 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    16,159.48 kg

Batesville, AR Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for inhabitants of Batesville is roughly 10.80 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 1.27% lower than the state's average rate of 10.94 cents, ranking the city at 122nd out of 540 cities in Arkansas for best average electricity rate. With 192 residential customers, Entergy Arkansas is the largest supplier in the city. Batesville residents use 1145.10% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must import megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to account for the excess usage.

Batesville is the 39th worst ranked city in Arkansas out of 540 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 71,736,686.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which is 6,700.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Batesville is the 531st highest polluting city in Arkansas. The city has one power generation plant in the city. This is the 7th most power plants within a single city and the 15th highest number of power plants per resident, out of 540 cities, in Arkansas. When considering electricity production, Batesville's top fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00% of production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Batesville

Batesville 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 Batesville
208th$118.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Batesville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Batesville, Arkansas

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Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED10.80118.8No DataIcon representing missing value.7,978,569861,547,837

Southside, AR Electric Overview

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Southside has an average residential electricity rate of 10.80 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.27% below the average Arkansas price of 10.94 cents and 19.72% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $118.8. This is 1.19% below the US average bill of $120.24. With 162 total residential customers, Entergy Arkansas is the largest provider in the city.

Southside has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 7,341.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 21st highest polluter in the state out of 540 cities. Total emissions in the city are 29,014,607.06 kilograms, which is the 80th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Southside

Southside 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 Southside
208th$118.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Southside Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Southside, Arkansas

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Newark, AR Electric Overview

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Newark's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 10.80 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.27% less than Arkansas's average price of 10.94 cents and 19.72% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $118.8. This is 0.70% below the Arkansas average bill of $119.65. Entergy Arkansas is the largest electricity provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Electricity use in Newark results in the release of 8,009,852.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 202nd highest in Arkansas out of 540 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 7,341.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 229th highest polluting city in Arkansas for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newark

Newark 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 Newark
208th$118.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newark Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newark, Arkansas

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Energy Production in Independence County, Arkansas

Power Plants in Independence County, Arkansas

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Independence County AR Coal 3,672,132.013,758,356,088.451,023.48YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
White River Lock and Dam 3White River Hydroelectric (100.00%)
Independence County AR Conventional Hydroelectric 29,580No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
White River Lock and Dam 1White River Hydroelectric (100.00%)
Batesville AR Conventional Hydroelectric 14,788No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
White River Lock and Dam 2White River Hydroelectric (100.00%)
Independence County AR Conventional Hydroelectric 14,785No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Independence County, Arkansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Independence County's fuel of choice is Coal, with 99.38% of electricity generation using this fuel source. Also used is Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.45% and Conventional Hydroelectric at 0.18% of generation. The county's citizens average 16,159.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the county from electricity consumption is 611,232,386.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 536th highest in the US. Independence County isp home to 4 power generation plants, which is 2nd highest in the state and 6th most when counting plants per citizen.

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Coal
99.38%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.45%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.18%

Independence County, Arkansas Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Independence County include Entergy Arkansas, Craighead Electric, and Farmers Electric Newport, Arkansas The state has some of the best net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss amount for these 3 suppliers is 5.37%. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Arkansas average is 3.39%, resulting in a rank of 2307th best in the nation and a state rank of 51st best out of 3220 and 75 counties, respectively.

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:
    • Farmers Electric Newport, Arkansas: 45.58%
    • Entergy Arkansas: 54.42%
  • 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

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers operating in Independence County, Arkansas.

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

By total revenue, Entergy Arkansas is the largest electricity provider in Independence County, Arkansas.

What electricity companies offer service in Independence County, Arkansas?

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1Entergy Arkansas12,650
2Craighead Electric1,327
3Farmers Electric Newport, Arkansas1,197
4North Arkansas Electric626

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

Independence County, Arkansas is home to 4 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16