Pulaski County, Arkansas Electric Profile

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The largest provider in Pulaski County by megawatt hours sold is North Little Rock Electric.

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Pulaski County generates 71.52% of its electricity from non-renewable sources, giving it a ranking of 529th out of 3220 counties in the US for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types.

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Pulaski County has emissions of 7,144.09 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Arkansas average of 7,341.75.

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With a population of 391,911 citizens, Pulaski County is the 180th most populated county in the United States.

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Pulaski County is 738th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 191,303.61 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types.

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Pulaski County produces 480,378.57 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 354th out of 3220 counties in the US for total natural gas production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,198,860 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.82 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    671,682 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    191,304 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    480,379 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.71 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,799,846,355 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,144.09 kg

Little Rock, AR Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 10.82 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Little Rock, which is 1.10% below Arkansas's average rate of 10.94 cents and 19.58% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Hydroelectric dams and other facilities in the city produce 159,295 megawatt hours, or 97.69% of the city's electricity. This ranks the city as the 3rd highest hydroelectric energy producing city out of 540 cities in Arkansas. Entergy Arkansas is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Roughly 6,962.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 529th worst polluter in the state out of 540 cities. This adds up to total emissions of 1,378,366,960.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city highest for total pollution in Arkansas. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Little Rock, with 97.69% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Other Biomass Gas and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 1.96% and 0.35% of total electricity generation, respectively. Little Rock has 2 electricity producing plants, which is 3rd highest in Arkansas and 23rd most in the state when considering plants per person in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Little Rock

Little Rock 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$0.089/kWh$157.81/mo.$75.32/mo.
266th10.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Little Rock
372nd$119.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Little Rock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Little Rock, Arkansas

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Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED10.80118.8No DataIcon representing missing value.7,978,569861,547,837
First Electric CoopBUNDLED10.94133.31No DataIcon representing missing value.1,321,874144,650,960
North Little Rock ElectricBUNDLED11.21102.37159,295375,86042,147,000

Zips with electric coverage in Little Rock, Arkansas include: 72209, 72204, 72206, 72223, 72211, 72205, 72002, 72210, 72103, 72212, 72227 and 4 other zip code(s).

North Little Rock, AR Electric Overview

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North Little Rock's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.00 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 325th out of 540 cities in Arkansas. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $110.96 per month, while the state average is $119.65. Consumers in North Little Rock enjoy a 7.26% discount compared to the rest of the state. North Little Rock Electric sells 332,328.75 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

The electricity sold in North Little Rock has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 7,341.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 485,106,316.22 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Little Rock

North Little Rock residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.096/kWh$161.19/mo.$71.30/mo.
325th11.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Little Rock
38th$110.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Little Rock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Little Rock, Arkansas

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Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED10.80118.8No DataIcon representing missing value.7,978,569861,547,837
First Electric CoopBUNDLED10.94133.31No DataIcon representing missing value.1,321,874144,650,960
North Little Rock ElectricBUNDLED11.21102.37No DataIcon representing missing value.375,86042,147,000

Zips with electric coverage in North Little Rock, Arkansas include: 72120, 72113, 72116, 72118, 72117, 72114, 72142

Sherwood, AR Electric Overview

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Sherwood's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 10.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.40% above the average Arkansas rate of 10.94 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $116.17 per month, while the US average is $120.24. Customers in the city enjoy a 2.91% reduction compared to the rest of the nation. North Little Rock Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Sherwood emits 7,341.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 229th worst polluting city out of 540 cities in the state. With total emissions of 227,623,703.79 kilograms, the city ranks 12th worst in Arkansas for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 490,390.6 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sherwood

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.096/kWh$159.64/mo.$78.85/mo.
312th10.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sherwood
141st$116.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sherwood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sherwood, Arkansas

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Entergy ArkansasBUNDLED10.80118.8No DataIcon representing missing value.7,978,569861,547,837
First Electric CoopBUNDLED10.94133.31No DataIcon representing missing value.1,321,874144,650,960
North Little Rock ElectricBUNDLED11.21102.37No DataIcon representing missing value.375,86042,147,000

Zips with electric coverage in Sherwood, Arkansas include: 72076, 72120, 72116, 72117

Energy Production in Pulaski County, Arkansas

Power Plants in Pulaski County, Arkansas

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Wrightsville AR Natural Gas 479,813214,398,958.34446.84No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Little Rock AR Conventional Hydroelectric 159,295No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Two Pine Landfill Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Jacksonville AR Landfill Gas 28,81019,212,059.62666.85No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fourche Creek WastewaterLittle Rock Water Reclamation Authority (100.00%)
Little Rock AR Other Biomass Gas 3,764.18695,139.97184.67No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Pulaski County citizens emit 7,144.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 57th highest polluting county out of 75 counties in Arkansas based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 2,799,846,354.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 107th highest for total emissions in the United States. Power producing plants in the county mainly use Natural Gas, which makes up 71.52% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county. When combined with Conventional Hydroelectric (23.72%) and Landfill Gas (4.29%), these three fuels account for 99.52% of the county electricity generation. Pulaski County isp home to 4 electricity generation plants, which is 2nd highest in the state and 31st highest when counting power plants per resident.

NATURAL GAS
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71.52%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
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23.72%
LANDFILL GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Landfill Gas
4.29%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Other Biomass Gas
0.48%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Pulaski County offering electricity. Of those 3, 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 highly favorable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Pulaski County that report energy loss, including North Little Rock Electric, Entergy Arkansas, and First Electric Coop. Combined, these 3 providers average an annual energy loss of 4.69% of electricity produced. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Pulaski County ranks 1806th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Pulaski County, Arkansas

Providers In Each City in Pulaski County:

  • Cabot, Arkansas:
    • First Electric Coop: 49.78%
    • Entergy Arkansas: 50.22%
  • Cammack Village, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%
  • Jacksonville, Arkansas:
    • First Electric Coop: 49.02%
    • Entergy Arkansas: 49.02%
    • North Little Rock Electric: 1.95%
  • Little Rock, Arkansas:
    • First Electric Coop: 9.47%
    • Entergy Arkansas: 89.37%
    • North Little Rock Electric: 1.16%
  • Maumelle, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 70.78%
    • North Little Rock Electric: 29.22%
  • North Little Rock, Arkansas:
    • First Electric Coop: 1.62%
    • Entergy Arkansas: 49.19%
    • North Little Rock Electric: 49.19%
  • Sherwood, Arkansas:
    • First Electric Coop: 22.65%
    • Entergy Arkansas: 41.32%
    • North Little Rock Electric: 36.03%
  • Wrightsville, Arkansas:
    • Entergy Arkansas: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Pulaski County, Arkansas?

Pulaski County, Arkansas is home to 4 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Pulaski County, Arkansas.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Pulaski County, Arkansas by megawatt hours sold is North Little Rock Electric.

Which electricity companies offer service in Pulaski County, Arkansas?

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1North Little Rock Electric38,530
2Entergy Arkansas13,086
3First Electric Coop8,056

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16