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Maricopa County, Arizona Electricity Overview

Maricopa County is the 2494th highest polluting county in the nation based on pollution per person. The county emits 2,261.1 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Maricopa County produces 33,926,072.06 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 1st out of 15 counties in the state for natural gas generation.

Maricopa County ranks 1st in the state out of 15 counties in solar power generation, with 3,392,528.76 megawatt hours produced from solar power.

Maricopa County averages 0.79 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 1003rd highest in the country out of 3221.

With total production of 69,245,719.66 megawatt hours, Maricopa County is ranked largest producer of electricity in Arizona out of 15 counties for total production.

Maricopa County is home to over 4,420,568 citizens and produces 3,392,528.76 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.77 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Maricopa County 7th out of 15 counties in Arizona for solar megawatt hours produced per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    50,971,959 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.53 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    69,245,720 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,509,784 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    65,735,936 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    15.66 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    9,995,362,549 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,261.1 kg

Phoenix, AZ Electricity Overview

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On average, Phoenix's residents spend 12.98 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 1.11% more than the average Arizona price of 12.83 cents and 10.26% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The city has had an undesirable 3.56% decrease in the use of renewable fuels, like solar or wind energy, compared to fossil fuels, like coal and natural gas. Power generation facilities in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuel sources for 99.31% of the megawatt hours produce.

Emitting 6,207,153,526.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Phoenix ranks worst out of 469 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city also ranks 7th worst in Arizona in pollution per capita, averaging 3,859.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The city is home to 3 electricity generation plants, which is the 5th most power plants within a city in Arizona out of the state's 469 cities. Phoenix has about 99.31% of its electricity generated from Natural Gas.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Phoenix

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.113/kWh$243.66/mo.$78.77/mo.
93rd12.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Phoenix
400th$138.19Average residential monthly electricity bill for Phoenix Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Phoenix, Arizona

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Arizona Public ServiceBUNDLED13.70137.952,460,14214,407,4341,973,673,316
Salt River ProjectBUNDLED11.75138.6114,186,5991,666,663,000

Zips with electric coverage in Phoenix, Arizona include: 85032, 85281, 85301, 85308, 85041, 85033, 85008, 85383, 85035, 85282, 85037 and 55 other zip code(s).

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Mesa, AZ Electricity Overview

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On average, Mesa's residents spend 11.68 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 8.98% less than the average Arizona price of 12.83 cents and 19.21% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. The city has had a 1780.58% rise in the use of renewable fuel types, such as solar and wind energy, instead of non-renewable fuel sources, like coal and oil. The city is the 35th highest producing city in Arizona out of 469 cities, averaging 0.02 megawatt hours produced per consumer in the city.

Emitting 1,837,826,647.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Mesa ranks 3rd worst out of 469 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city also ranks 442nd worst in Arizona in pollution per capita, averaging 3,644.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The city is home to one electricity generation plant. Mesa's fuel of choice is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mesa

Mesa residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.094/kWh$264.56/mo.$73.84/mo.
54th11.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mesa
256th$136.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mesa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mesa, Arizona

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mesa PowerBUNDLED10.0791.3157,19515,828,300
Salt River ProjectBUNDLED11.75138.611,43314,186,5991,666,663,000

Zips with electric coverage in Mesa, Arizona include: 85142, 85204, 85281, 85282, 85201, 85207, 85283, 85234, 85205, 85210, 85212 and 11 other zip code(s).

Chandler, AZ Electricity Overview

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On average, Chandler's residents spend 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 7.94% less than the average Arizona price of 12.83 cents and 18.29% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. The city has had a 68.55% rise in the use of renewable fuel types, such as solar and wind energy, instead of non-renewable fuel sources, like coal and oil. The city is the 33rd highest producing city in Arizona out of 469 cities, averaging 0.03 megawatt hours produced per consumer in the city.

Emitting 1,004,313,787.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Chandler ranks 5th worst out of 469 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city also ranks 443rd worst in Arizona in pollution per capita, averaging 3,638.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The city is home to one electricity generation plant. Chandler's fuel of choice is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chandler

Chandler residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.095/kWh$263.41/mo.$74.23/mo.
81st11.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chandler
404th$138.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chandler Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chandler, 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
Salt River ProjectBUNDLED11.75138.6114,186,5991,666,663,000

Zips with electric coverage in Chandler, Arizona include: 85225, 85283, 85295, 85286, 85224, 85044, 85249, 85226, 85248, 85233, 85298 and 2 other zip code(s).

Electricity Production in Maricopa County, Arizona

Power Plants in Maricopa County, Arizona

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Maricopa County AZ Nuclear 31,814,925
Maricopa County AZ Natural Gas 4,744,8291,794,823,318.82378.27
Gilbert AZ Natural Gas 4,312,4931,791,119,518.58415.33
Mesquite Generating Station Block 2San Diego Gas and Electric (100.00%)
Maricopa County AZ Natural Gas 3,597,8411,391,147,083.62386.66
Gila River Power Block 2Salt River Project (100.00%)
Gila Bend AZ Natural Gas 2,749,3421,065,397,788.84387.51
Gila Bend AZ Natural Gas 2,739,8521,111,649,076.58405.73
Mesquite Generating Station Block 1Salt River Project (100.00%)
Maricopa County AZ Natural Gas 2,674,4251,057,490,522.34395.41
Arlington Valley Energy FacilityCapital Power Corporation (100.00%)
Maricopa County AZ Natural Gas 2,475,131968,373,917.7391.24
Phoenix AZ Natural Gas 2,460,1421,122,265,215.26456.18
Gila River Power Block 4Salt River Project (100.00%)
Gila Bend AZ Natural Gas 2,349,779916,902,109.62390.21
Harquahala Generating ProjectNew Harquahala Generating Co, LLC (100.00%)
Maricopa County AZ Natural Gas 2,211,653831,132,901.2375.8
Gila River Power Block 1Salt River Project (100.00%)
Gila Bend AZ Natural Gas 1,536,759592,134,318.72385.31
Tempe AZ Natural Gas 1,224,403482,001,327.15393.66
Solana Generating StationArizona Solar One LLC (100.00%)
Maricopa County AZ Solar 688,464
Tempe AZ Natural Gas 676,676351,104,546.38518.87
Maricopa County AZ Solar 449,517
Maricopa County AZ Solar 416,348
Sun Streams 2Sun Streams 2, LLC (100.00%)
Maricopa County AZ Solar 415,652
Maricopa County AZ Solar 404,973
Arlington Valley Solar Energy IILS Power (100.00%)
Maricopa County AZ Solar 353,290

Maricopa County, Arizona Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Maricopa County results in the release of 9,995,362,549.12 kilograms of CO2 pollution a year, which is 12th highest amount in the United States out of 3221 counties and highest in Arizona out of 15 counties. Averaging 2,261.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 2494th worst for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. About 48.99% of electricity in Maricopa County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Also used is Nuclear at 45.94% and Solar at 4.90%. Maricopa County has 46 electricity generation plants, which is 13th most in the US.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
48.99%
NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
45.94%
SOLAR
Solar
4.90%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.14%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.03%
OTHER
Other
-0.01%

Maricopa County, Arizona Net Metering

About 37.50% of the electric companies in Maricopa County offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Arizona has highly restricted net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Maricopa County is 4.54%. This includes data from 4 providers, including Salt River Project, Arizona Public Service, and Mesa Power. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 4.50%, resulting in a rank of 1503rd best in the US and a state rank of best out of 3221 and 15 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Maricopa County:

  • Avondale, Arizona:
    • Salt River Project: 61.66%
    • Electrical District 8 Maricopa County: 9.74%
    • Arizona Public Service: 28.60%
  • Buckeye, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 96.32%
    • Electrical District 8 Maricopa County: 3.68%
  • Carefree, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 100.00%
  • Cave Creek, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 100.00%
  • Chandler, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 3.47%
    • Salt River Project: 96.53%
  • El Mirage, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 100.00%
  • Fountain Hills, Arizona:
    • Salt River Project: 100.00%
  • Gila Bend, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 66.93%
    • Electrical District 8 Maricopa County: 33.07%
  • Gilbert, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 2.14%
    • Salt River Project: 97.86%
  • Glendale, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 54.53%
    • Salt River Project: 45.47%
  • Goodyear, Arizona:
    • Salt River Project: 2.29%
    • Arizona Public Service: 89.47%
    • Electrical District 8 Maricopa County: 8.24%
  • Guadalupe, Arizona:
    • Salt River Project: 100.00%
  • Litchfield Park, Arizona:
    • Salt River Project: 8.88%
    • Electrical District 8 Maricopa County: 4.00%
    • Arizona Public Service: 87.12%
  • Mesa, Arizona:
    • Salt River Project: 96.09%
    • Mesa Power: 3.91%
  • Paradise Valley, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 87.21%
    • Salt River Project: 12.79%
  • Peoria, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 90.49%
    • Salt River Project: 9.51%
  • Phoenix, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 63.00%
    • Salt River Project: 37.00%
  • Queen Creek, Arizona:
    • Salt River Project: 72.62%
    • Electrical District 5: 27.38%
  • Scottsdale, Arizona:
    • Salt River Project: 22.14%
    • Arizona Public Service: 77.86%
  • Surprise, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 100.00%
  • Tempe, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 7.32%
    • Salt River Project: 92.68%
  • Tolleson, Arizona:
    • Salt River Project: 100.00%
  • Wickenburg, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 50.65%
    • Wickenburg, Arizona Electric Utility: 49.35%
  • Youngtown, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Maricopa County, Arizona?

By total megawatt hours sold, Salt River Project is the largest electricity supplier in Maricopa County, Arizona.

How many power plants are in Maricopa County, Arizona?

Maricopa County, Arizona is home to 46 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 8 electricity suppliers offering service in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Which electricity companies offer service in Maricopa County, Arizona?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-19