Polk County, Arkansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Arkansas Electricity Overview

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Polk County saw a 11.80% increase in the past 12 months.

Residents of Polk County pay about 6.27% less than the $123.86 nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill.

Polk County released 149,010,267.46 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes it the 1457th worst polluting county in the US.

Polk County has no electricity generation plants and must import all of the electricity used in the county.

The largest supplier in Polk County by megawatt hours sold is Southwestern Electric Power Company.

At an average residential rate of 11.19 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Polk County enjoy a 20.04% discount from the US average price.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    309,860 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.12 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    149,010,267 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,752.47 kg

Mena, AR Electricity Overview

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On average, Mena's residents spend 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 0.43% higher than the state's average price of 11.10 cents and 20.30% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $119.5, while the Mena average is 3.74% below at $115.03 per month. This ranks the city 69th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Selling an estimated 2,476.06 megawatt hours each year, Southwestern Electric Power Company is the largest vendor in the city.

Mena emits 7,752.47 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 307th highest polluting city out of 626 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 43,328,566.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 63rd highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mena

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.432/kWh$0.076/kWh$530.18/mo.$57.38/mo.
95th11.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mena
69th$115.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mena Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mena, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Rich Mountain Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.58119.66109,352.8411,571,121.01
Southwest Arkansas ElectricBUNDLED10.73128.94349,14337,458,200
Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED11.80107.821,152,639136,028,844

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Wickes, AR Electricity Overview

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On average, Wickes' residents spend 11.27 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 1.44% higher than the state's average price of 11.10 cents and 19.49% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $119.5, while the Wickes average is 0.94% below at $118.38 per month. This ranks the city 196th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Southwestern Electric Power Company has an estimated 29 total residential customers, more than any other provider who operates in the city.

Wickes emits 7,752.47 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 307th highest polluting city out of 626 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 4,938,324.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 255th highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wickes

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.432/kWh$0.076/kWh$530.18/mo.$57.38/mo.
392nd11.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wickes
196th$118.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wickes Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wickes, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Southwest Arkansas ElectricBUNDLED10.73128.94349,14337,458,200
Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED11.80107.821,152,639136,028,844

Grannis, AR Electricity Overview

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On average, Grannis' residents spend 11.30 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 1.73% higher than the state's average price of 11.10 cents and 19.26% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $119.5, while the Grannis average is 1.46% below at $117.76 per month. This ranks the city 186th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Southwestern Electric Power Company has an estimated 100 total residential customers, more than any other provider who operates in the city.

Grannis emits 7,752.47 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 15th highest polluting city out of 626 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 3,845,226.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 284th highest for total pollution in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Grannis

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.432/kWh$0.076/kWh$530.18/mo.$57.38/mo.
437th11.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Grannis
186th$117.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Grannis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Grannis, Arkansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Southwest Arkansas ElectricBUNDLED10.73128.94349,14337,458,200
Southwestern Electric Power CompanyBUNDLED11.80107.821,152,639136,028,844

Zips with electric coverage in Grannis, Arkansas include: 71973, 71841, 71944

Polk County, Arkansas Details

Polk County, Arkansas Net Metering

Polk County has 3 out of 3 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Arkansas has great state level net metering legislation.

Providers In Each City in Polk County:

  • Cove, Arkansas:
    • Southwest Arkansas Electric: 50.00%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 50.00%
  • Grannis, Arkansas:
    • Southwest Arkansas Electric: 47.06%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 52.94%
  • Hatfield, Arkansas:
    • Southwest Arkansas Electric: 33.33%
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 33.33%
    • Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Mena, Arkansas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 45.78%
    • Southwest Arkansas Electric: 8.45%
    • Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative: 45.78%
  • Vandervoort, Arkansas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 50.00%
    • Southwest Arkansas Electric: 50.00%
  • Wickes, Arkansas:
    • Southwestern Electric Power Company: 50.00%
    • Southwest Arkansas 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 provider in Polk County, Arkansas?

The largest electricity provider in Polk County, Arkansas by megawatt hours sold is Southwestern Electric Power Company.

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

There are 3 electricity companies serving customers in Polk County, Arkansas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Polk County, Arkansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Southwestern Electric Power Company10,836
2Rich Mountain Electric Cooperative3,670
3Southwest Arkansas Electric2,861

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24