Cochise County, Arizona Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cochise County, Arizona Electricity Overview

Cochise County has a population of 125,447 citizens.

Cochise County ranks 381st out of 3221 counties in the US for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, with 1,919,178.01 of the county's 2,304,747.01 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

Cochise County is the 5 highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 15 counties in the state, with a population of 125,447 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 2,304,747.01.

The US average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Cochise County enjoy an average rate that is 7.83% less at 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour.

Cochise County has achieved a reduction of 14.17% in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production during the last 12 months.

Cochise County ranks 8th out of 15 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its residents consuming 1,446,483.65 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,446,484 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.53 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,304,747 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    385,569 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,919,178 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    18.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,018,026,762 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,115.19 kg

Sierra Vista, AZ Electricity Overview

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Sierra Vista's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 13.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.26% more than the average Arizona price of 12.83 cents and 9.24% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. The city ranks 14th in Arizona out of 469 cities for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels with a total of 40,064 megawatt hours generated. With an estimated 1,354 total residential customers, Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Sierra Vista averages 3,369.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 453rd highest in Arizona out of 469 cities for emissions efficiency. This adds up to total emissions of 152,672,690.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 27th highest for total pollution in the state. There is one electricity plant in the city. Sierra Vista's main fuel type used for electricity production is Solar. They produce 100.00% of the total generation in the city from this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.131/kWh$102.20/mo.$96.82/mo.
131st13.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sierra Vista
118th$99.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sierra Vista Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sierra Vista, Arizona

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Sulphur Springs Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.1299.25404,61053,104,000

Zips with electric coverage in Sierra Vista, Arizona include: 85635, 85650, 85613, 85616, 85611

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Douglas, AZ Electricity Overview

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Douglas' residents purchase electricity for, on average, 13.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.57% more than the average Arizona price of 12.83 cents and 5.41% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. The city is ranked 36th in the state in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 62 megawatt hours produced. Arizona Public Service is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Douglas averages 3,653.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 12th highest in Arizona out of 469 cities for emissions efficiency. This adds up to total emissions of 60,412,884.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 43rd highest for total pollution in the state. There is one electricity plant in the city. Douglas' main fuel type used for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. They produce 100.00% of the total generation in the city from this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Douglas

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.121/kWh$231.98/mo.$81.09/mo.
228th13.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Douglas
255th$136.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Douglas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Douglas, Arizona

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Arizona Public ServiceBUNDLED13.70137.956214,407,4341,973,673,316
Sulphur Springs Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.1299.25404,61053,104,000

Sierra Vista Southeast CDP, AZ Electricity Overview

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Sierra Vista Southeast CDP's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 13.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.53% more than the average Arizona price of 12.83 cents and 9.00% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Sierra Vista Southeast CDP average is 21.78% below at $101.57 per month. Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative has an estimated 924 residential customers, which is more than any other provider in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Sierra Vista Southeast CDP averages 3,649.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 380th highest in Arizona out of 469 cities for emissions efficiency. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions for the city from electricity consumption is 52,655,533.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 48th largest emissions amount in Arizona. There are no power producing plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sierra Vista Southeast CDP

Sierra Vista Southeast CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.121/kWh$231.98/mo.$81.09/mo.
196th13.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sierra Vista Southeast CDP
139th$101.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sierra Vista Southeast CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sierra Vista Southeast CDP, Arizona

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Arizona Public ServiceBUNDLED13.70137.9514,407,4341,973,673,316
Sulphur Springs Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.1299.25404,61053,104,000

Zips with electric coverage in Sierra Vista Southeast CDP, Arizona include: 85635, 85650, 85615

Electricity Production in Cochise County, Arizona

Power Plants in Cochise County, Arizona

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Cochise County AZ Coal 1,919,116.011,621,976,461.13845.17
Red Horse 2Red Horse 2 (100.00%)
Cochise County AZ Solar 217,986
Red Horse IIIRed Horse III (100.00%)
Cochise County AZ Solar 74,243
Apache Solar 1Sierra Southwest Cooperative (100.00%)
Cochise County AZ Solar 53,276
Fort Huachuca Solar PV ProjectTucson Electric Power (100.00%)
Sierra Vista AZ Solar 40,064
Douglas AZ Distillate Fuel Oil 6291,048.011,468.52

Cochise County, Arizona Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Cochise County citizens emit 8,115.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 3rd highest polluting county out of 15 counties in the state. At 8,115.19 kilograms per person and 125,447 people in the county, the county emits 1,018,026,761.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. About 43.96% of Cochise County's electricity is generated using Coal. When taken together with Natural Gas (39.31%) and Solar (13.96%), these three fuel types account for 2,240,836.01 megawatt hours (or 97.23%) of the county electricity generation. Cochise County has the 362nd highest power producing plants of any county in the US, with 6 total plants.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
43.96%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
39.31%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
13.96%
WIND
Wind
2.77%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Cochise County, Arizona Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity companies in Cochise County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Cochise County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.36% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 4.50%, Cochise County is ranked as the 7th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Cochise County:

  • Benson, Arizona:
    • Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Bisbee, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 100.00%
  • Douglas, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 96.32%
    • Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative: 3.68%
  • Huachuca City, Arizona:
    • Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Sierra Vista, Arizona:
    • Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Tombstone, Arizona:
    • Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Willcox, Arizona:
    • Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Cochise County, Arizona?

By total revenue, Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Cochise County, Arizona.

How many power plants are within Cochise County, Arizona?

Cochise County, Arizona has 6 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Cochise County, Arizona?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative48,362
2Arizona Public Service20,861
3Columbus Electric487

How many electric companies offer service in Cochise County, Arizona?

Cochise County, Arizona is home to 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-01