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Electricity In Arizona
- Total Consumption81,848,861 MWh / 11.24 MWh per capita
- CO2 Equivalent Emissions28,230,127,222 kg
- Total Production110,443,481 MWh / 15.17 MWh per capita
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arizona
Arizona residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.
Energy Profile of Arizona
Arizona's Electricity Prices and Usage
The average electricity rate in Arizona in 2021 is 12.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.91% below the US average rate of 13.33 cents. The state operates a regulated electricity market, meaning consumers may only have a single electricity supplier option to choose from when shopping for their electricity. Selling 30,689,166 megawatt hours, Salt River Project is the largest electricity supplier in the state. Arizona has experienced a 7.26% rise in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation over the previous 12 months. The state produces 110,443,480.68 megawatt hours from its power generating plants, which is the 12th highest total production for any state in the country. The state is ranked 29th in the nation for percentage of electricity produced from renewable fuels, creating 12.53% of their electricity from these renewable sources.
Electricity Providers in Arizona
|Provider||Rate (¢)||Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)||State Emissions (KG)|
|Salt River Project||11.39||142.48||14,721,783||1,676,934,000||31,609,512.41||12,380,208,123.81|
|Arizona Public Service||13.28||140.06||14,693,811||1,951,507,995||22,902,356.86||20,061,344,109.86|
|Tucson Electric Power||12.72||111.37||4,137,291||526,308,945||7,957,266.77||9,685,650,382.67|
|UNS Energy Corporation||10.19||96.83||1,014,985||103,393,551||8,818,401.27||2,144,546,062.02|
|Trico Electric Cooperative||14.15||140.02||567,295||80,253,196||286,036,044.14|
|Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative||14.13||96.82||363,049||51,290,000||290,968,538.55|
|Electrical District 3||13.51||139.55||298,458||40,334,000||230,618,343.32|
Power Plants in Arizona
|Plant||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions per MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Palo VerdeSalt River Project (17.49%)Southern California Edison (15.80%)El Paso Electric Company (15.80%)Arizona Public Service (29.10%)Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (5.70%)Public Service Company of New Mexico (10.20%)Southern California Public Power Authority (5.91%)
SpringervilleTucson Electric Power (55.96%)Salt River Project (16.57%)
SantanSalt River Project (100.00%)
Red HawkArizona Public Service (100.00%)
Mesquite Generating Station Block 2San Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
Glen Canyon DamUS Bureau of Reclamation (100.00%)
West PhoenixArizona Public Service (100.00%)
Griffith Energy LLCStar West Gen Griffith Energy LLC (100.00%)
Gila River Power Block 2Salt River Project (100.00%)
Arizona is 31st in the US for electricity consumption per capita, with residents consuming 11.24 megawatt hours per person each year.
Arizona produces 1.9 megawatt hours per citizen of the state from renewable fuel types. This makes Arizona the 22nd highest state for renewable generation per capita in the US.
Arizona creates 5.86% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 6,469,517.98 megawatt hours each year.
Arizona consumes roughly 74.11% of the production put out by their generation plants.
Arizona ranks 11th worst in the country for total generation of electricity from non-renewable sources, with 96,608,943.6 of the state’s 110,443,480.68 megawatt hours coming from those fuel sources.
Arizona is 9th in US for production per capita from nuclear power, averaging 4.29 megawatt hours generated from nuclear sources.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Rate (¢)||Avg. Electric Bill|
|Apache County||71,887||14 providers||2||13.00||$86.39/mo|
|Cochise County||125,922||21 providers||7||13.12||$112.46/mo|
|Coconino County||143,476||16 providers||4||11.13||$95.50/mo|
|Gila County||54,018||22 providers||2||12.04||$111.18/mo|
|Graham County||38,837||20 providers||12.18||$103.43/mo|
|Greenlee County||9,498||12 providers||12.24||$91.47/mo|
|La Paz County||21,108||11 providers||2||10.30||$100.64/mo|
|Maricopa County||4,485,414||24 providers||44||11.80||$110.02/mo|
|Mohave County||212,181||25 providers||8||10.64||$102.23/mo|
|Navajo County||110,924||11 providers||4||12.57||$97.86/mo|
|Pima County||1,047,279||25 providers||25||12.36||$104.52/mo|
|Pinal County||462,789||25 providers||10||12.11||$122.21/mo|
|Santa Cruz County||46,498||11 providers||2||12.46||$104.79/mo|
|Yavapai County||235,099||19 providers||4||12.11||$120.61/mo|
|Yuma County||213,787||14 providers||7||11.73||$108.43/mo|
Arizona’s primary fuel utilized for electricity production is Natural Gas. They generate 50,720,946.36 megawatt hours, or 45.92% of the total production in the state, from this fuel type. Also used is Nuclear at 28.31% and Coal at 13.20% of generation. On average, the state citizens emit 3,878.45 kilograms of CO2 equivalent gases from electricity consumption, which is 34th worst per citizen emissions rate for a state in the country. This comes to a total pollution amount of 28,230,127,222.18 kilograms of CO2 and CO2 equivalent gases. Arizona has 142 electricity generation plants, which is the 22nd highest number of plants in a state and the 38th highest number of plants per capita in a state.
FAQ: Common Questions About Energy in Arizona
Where does Arizona get its electricity?
The primary fuel type used for electricity generation in Arizona is Natural Gas, making up 45.92% of the fuel used in the state.
How much does electricity cost in Arizona?
The average rate per kilowatt hour of electricity in Arizona in 2021 is 12.41 cents.
What is the average electricity rate in Arizona?
The average electric rate in Arizona is 12.41 cents per kilowatt hour, so anything below this amount is better than most. The lowest priced provider is currently Colorado River Indian Irr Proj, at 5.89 cents per kilowatt hour.