Cochise County, Arizona Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cochise County, Arizona Electricity Overview

With a population of 125,092 citizens, Cochise County is the 514th largest county in the nation.

Over 10.03% of Cochise County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuels, ranking Cochise County at 8th in Arizona for total sustainable electricity generation.

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity company in Cochise County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Cochise County ranks 4th out of 15 counties in Arizona for electricity generated from wind power.

Cochise County saw a 2.53% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita in the last year.

Cochise County produces 1.09 megawatt hours per capita a year from solar energy, giving the county a rank of 204th out of 3221 counties in the United States for this category.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,444,949 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.55 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,986,014 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    199,265 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,786,749 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    15.88 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,044,588,960 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,350.57 kg

Sierra Vista, AZ Electricity Overview

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Sierra Vista's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 14.56 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.81% more than the average Arizona price of 13.02 cents and 7.35% less than the national average of 15.72 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $147.64, while the Sierra Vista average is 28.61% below at $105.41 per month. Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative has an estimated 1,365 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 averages 3,627.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 262nd 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 163,018,066.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 27th largest emissions amount in Arizona. There are no power producing plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sierra Vista

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.131/kWh$105.41/mo.$96.82/mo.
360th14.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sierra Vista
150th$105.41Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED14.56105.41391,10456,953,000

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, 14.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.34% more than the average Arizona price of 13.02 cents and 8.57% less than the national average of 15.72 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $147.64, while the Douglas average is 3.75% below at $142.1 per month. Arizona Public Service has an estimated 365 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. Douglas averages 3,627.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 262nd 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 59,738,954.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 46th largest emissions amount in Arizona. There are no power producing plants in the city.

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$0.164/kWh$0.121/kWh$231.98/mo.$81.09/mo.
357th14.37¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Douglas
286th$142.1Average 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 ServiceBUNDLED14.36143.56214,573,7772,093,215,207
Sulphur Springs Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.56105.41391,10456,953,000

Sierra Vista Southeast CDP, AZ Electricity Overview

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Sierra Vista Southeast CDP's residents purchase electricity for, on average, 14.55 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.72% more than the average Arizona price of 13.02 cents and 7.43% less than the national average of 15.72 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $147.64, while the Sierra Vista Southeast CDP average is 27.06% below at $107.69 per month. Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative has an estimated 932 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 3,627.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 262nd 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 53,761,431.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 50th 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$0.164/kWh$0.121/kWh$231.98/mo.$81.09/mo.
359th14.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sierra Vista Southeast CDP
171st$107.69Average 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 ServiceBUNDLED14.36143.514,573,7772,093,215,207
Sulphur Springs Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.56105.41391,10456,953,000

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 Natural Gas 1,786,749.011,435,738,115.9803.55
Red Horse 2Red Horse 2 (100.00%)
Cochise County AZ Solar 199,265

Cochise County, Arizona Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Cochise County citizens emit 8,350.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 3rd highest polluting county out of 15 counties in the state. At 8,350.57 kilograms per person and 125,092 people in the county, the county emits 1,044,588,960.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions. About 51.83% of Cochise County's electricity is generated using Natural Gas. When taken together with Coal (38.14%) and Solar (6.87%), these three fuel types account for 1,923,146.01 megawatt hours (or 96.83%) of the county electricity generation. Cochise County has the 301st highest power producing plants of any county in the US, with 2 total plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
51.83%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
38.14%
SOLAR
Solar
6.87%
WIND
Wind
3.17%

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 5.21% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 3.84%, Cochise County is ranked as the 9th 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 2 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 Cooperative48,774
2Arizona Public Service21,250
3Columbus Electric498

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

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

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2023-08-23