Electricity In Arizona
- Total Consumption81,192,416 MWh / 11.15 MWh per capita
- CO2 Emissions from Consumption26,323,925,363 kg
- Total Production109,501,752 MWh / 15.04 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.
Historical Electric Rates:
Energy Profile of Arizona
Arizona's Electricity Prices and Usage
The average residential electricity rate in Arizona in 2022 is 12.48 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.33% below the US average rate of 13.62 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. Arizona Public Service is the largest provider in the state based on residential customer count. The state ranks as the 21st highest polluting state in the country when considering total CO2 output, with over 26,323,925,363.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions emitted from electricity consumption. The state produces 13.09% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources, which ranks them 28th in the nation for ratio of renewable fuel sources to non-renewable sources. With annual production of 109,501,752.21 megawatt hours, the state of Arizona is the 12th largest producer of electricity in the United States.
Residential Electricity Providers in Arizona
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Arizona Public Service||BUNDLED||13.40||136.31||14,311,195||1,918,354,934||20,613,848.37|
|Salt River Project||BUNDLED||11.41||135.98||14,122,217||1,611,706,000||29,793,828.97|
|Tucson Electric Power||BUNDLED||13.28||108.08||3,866,505||513,305,898||7,989,382.72|
|UNS Energy Corporation||BUNDLED||10.45||98.26||1,011,234||105,706,482||8,945,852.47|
|Trico Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||14.25||132.69||538,942||76,776,474|
|Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||13.12||99.25||404,610||53,104,000|
|Electrical District 3||BUNDLED||12.98||149.92||347,873||45,150,000|
|Navopache Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||13.09||77.73||264,808||34,665,100|
|Navajo Tribal Utility Authority||BUNDLED||13.85||72.41||166,560||23,065,000|
Power Plants in Arizona
|Plant||City/County||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions/MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Red HawkArizona Public Service (100.00%)
|Maricopa County||Natural Gas||5,556,356||2,074,120,387.64||373.29|
Mesquite Generating Station Block 2San Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
|Maricopa County||Natural Gas||3,537,393||1,359,146,067.02||384.22|
Griffith Energy LLCCapital Power Corporation (100.00%)
|Mohave County||Natural Gas||3,508,400||1,342,577,975.9||382.68|
Gila River Power Block 2Salt River Project (100.00%)
Glen Canyon DamUS Bureau of Reclamation (100.00%)
|Coconino County||Conventional Hydroelectric||3,251,017|
West PhoenixArizona Public Service (100.00%)
CoronadoSalt River Project (100.00%)
Arizona averages 11.15 megawatt hours used per year per person. The state ranks 35th in the US for megawatt hours used per capita.
On average, Arizona citizens are responsible for 3,616.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, while the US average emissions per capita is 4,539.83.
Arizona produces 6,596,055.64 megawatt hours from solar energy, ranking it 5th in the nation for total megawatt hours generated by solar power.
Arizona citizens experience outages lasting on average 210.44 minutes per incident, with about 2.97 outages a year.
With 14,264,998.95 megawatt hours of electricity produced from coal, Arizona is 26th in the country for total megawatt hours produced from coal.
Arizona averages 1.97 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 23rd highest in the US.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|La Paz County||21,108||5||2||12.84||$131.50/mo|
|Santa Cruz County||46,498||5||2||13.20||$101.94/mo|
Arizona’s primary fuel utilized for electricity production is Natural Gas. They generate 49,798,167.08 megawatt hours, or 45.48% of the total production in the state, from this fuel type. Also used is Nuclear at 28.37% and Coal at 13.03% of generation. On average, the state citizens emit 3,616.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which is the 36th worst per citizen emissions rate for a state in the country. This adds up to total emissions of 26,323,925,363.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the state the 21st highest for total emissions in the nation. Arizona has 140 power plants, which is the 22nd highest amount in the nation and 39th most when counting facilities per citizen.
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FAQ: Common Questions About Energy in Arizona
Where does Arizona get its electricity?
Arizona’s electricity is generated using mainly Natural Gas, which accounts for 45.48% of the fuel used in the state. Additionally, Nuclear makes up 28.37% and Coal accounts for 13.03%.
How many electric companies offer service in Arizona?
Arizona has 32 electricity providers operating in the area.
How much does electricity cost in Arizona?
The average rate of electricity in Arizona in 2022 is 12.48 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).
How many power plants are located in Arizona?
Arizona has 140 active power plants producing electricity for the state.
Does Arizona have a deregulated electricity market?
No, the state has a regulated market, where citizens’ electricity supplier options are usually determined by their location or state legislation.
Which electricity company is the largest provider in Arizona?
The largest electricity company in Arizona by total customer count is Arizona Public Service.
What is the average electric bill in Arizona?
The average electricity bill in Arizona in 2022 is $133 while the nationwide average is $122.
What is the cheapest electricity company in Arizona?
|Residential Rate Rank||Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||State Customers|
|1||Fredonia, Arizona Electric Utility||6.55||774|
|2||Colorado River Indian Irr Proj||6.62||2,193|
|3||Page Electric Utility||7.83||4,414|
|5||Morenci Water and Electric||8.35||2,604|
|6||Ak-Chin Electric Utility Authority||8.74||470|
|9||Wickenburg, Arizona Electric Utility||10.09||1,441|
|10||Ajo Improvement Company||10.19||1,021|
What electricity companies offer service in Arizona?
|State Customers Rank||Provider||State Customers|
|1||Arizona Public Service||1,312,525|
|2||Salt River Project||1,094,605|
|3||Tucson Electric Power||437,532|
|4||UNS Energy Corporation||101,552|
|5||Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative||52,577|
|6||Trico Electric Cooperative||50,459|
|8||Navopache Electric Cooperative||40,973|
|9||Navajo Tribal Utility Authority||29,859|
|10||Electrical District 3||27,201|