Pima County, Arizona Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Pima County, Arizona Electricity Overview

Pima County produces 0.78 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 8th highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita.

Residents of the county deal with an average of 1.29 power outages each year, with an average of 183.6 minutes per outage.

Non-renewable fuels are used in the generation of 56.04% of the megawatt hours produced in Pima County, ranking it 475th in the United States out of 3221 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

Pima County produces 0.61 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Pima County the 10th highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in Arizona out of 15 counties.

Pima County ranks 312th in the United States out of 3221 counties for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 0.61 megawatt hours produced per person.

Pima County saw a 6.75% drop in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the most recent 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    12,031,446 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.53 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,451,410 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    638,084 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    813,326 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.39 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,756,029,533 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,599.68 kg

Tucson, AZ Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Tucson is around 13.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.08% more than the average Arizona price of 12.83 cents and 5.85% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. With annual generation of 889,300.79 megawatt hours, Tucson is the 7th largest generator of electricity in Arizona. With 8.39% of its electricity production coming from sustainable fuels, the city ranks 26th in the state out of 469 cities for total electricity production from renewable fuel types.

Around 3,879.25 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 6th worst polluter in Arizona out of 469 cities. With total emissions of 2,104,993,942.1 kilograms, the city ranks 2nd highest in Arizona for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city has 13 power plants, which is the highest out of any city in Arizona.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tucson

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.108/kWh$186.71/mo.$58.96/mo.
225th13.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tucson
218th$109.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tucson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tucson, Arizona

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Trico Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.30129.84534,25276,380,242
Tucson Electric PowerBUNDLED13.60109.11729,2573,842,015522,518,172

Zips with electric coverage in Tucson, Arizona include: 85706, 85705, 85710, 85746, 85719, 85713, 85756, 85711, 85745, 85730, 85704 and 18 other zip code(s).

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Casas Adobes CDP, AZ Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Casas Adobes CDP is around 13.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.96% more than the average Arizona price of 12.83 cents and 5.95% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. Solar fields in the city produce an average of 0.04 megawatt hours per customer living within the city. The city's use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation is 0.04 megawatt hours per capita, which ranks them 25th out of 469 cities in Arizona.

Around 3,635.91 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 445th worst polluter in Arizona out of 469 cities. Total emissions in the city are 258,051,091.48 kilograms, which is the 17th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in Casas Adobes CDP. Casas Adobes CDP has one electricity producing plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Casas Adobes CDP

Casas Adobes CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.107/kWh$185.89/mo.$58.04/mo.
213th13.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Casas Adobes CDP
206th$109.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Casas Adobes CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Casas Adobes CDP, Arizona

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Tucson Electric PowerBUNDLED13.60109.113,842,015522,518,172

Zips with electric coverage in Casas Adobes CDP, Arizona include: 85704, 85741, 85742, 85718, 85737

Catalina Foothills CDP, AZ Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Catalina Foothills CDP is around 13.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.96% more than the average Arizona price of 12.83 cents and 5.95% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $109.11 per month, while the Arizona average is $135.45. Tucson Electric Power is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Around 3,649.54 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 111th worst polluter in Arizona out of 469 cities. Total emissions in the city are 191,239,437.66 kilograms, which is the 22nd worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city is home to no power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Catalina Foothills CDP

Catalina Foothills CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.107/kWh$185.89/mo.$58.04/mo.
213th13.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Catalina Foothills CDP
206th$109.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Catalina Foothills CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Catalina Foothills CDP, Arizona

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Tucson Electric PowerBUNDLED13.60109.113,842,015522,518,172

Zips with electric coverage in Catalina Foothills CDP, Arizona include: 85704, 85712, 85716, 85718, 85750, 85715, 85749

Electricity Production in Pima County, Arizona

Power Plants in Pima County, Arizona

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
H Wilson Sundt Generating StationTucson Electric Power (100.00%)
Tucson AZ Natural Gas 719,754383,078,714.62532.24
Wilmot Energy Center LLCWilmot Energy Center LLC (100.00%)
Pima County AZ Solar 286,479
Avalon SolarLS Power (100.00%)
Sahuarita AZ Solar 71,931
Avra Valley SolarAvra Valley Solar (100.00%)
Picture Rocks CDP AZ Solar 67,215
Cogeneration 1University of Arizona (100.00%)
Tucson AZ Natural Gas 55,627.5613,310,737.72239.28
Picture Rocks Solar, LLCMacquarie Infrastructure Company (100.00%)
Picture Rocks CDP AZ Solar 51,184
Avalon Solar IICRE-Avalon Arizona LLC (1.00%)Firstar Development, LLC (99.00%)
Sahuarita AZ Solar 43,567
Cogeneration 2University of Arizona (100.00%)
Tucson AZ Natural Gas 39,051.238,888,505.08227.61
Davis Monthan AFB (AZ) West AirfieldBrookfield Renewable Partners (100.00%)
Tucson AZ Solar 27,657
Valencia SolarValencia Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Tucson AZ Solar 26,870
Tech Park SolarTech Park Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Pima County AZ Solar 13,862
Tucson AZ Solar 8,768
RE Ajo 1 LLCRE Ajo 1 LLC (100.00%)
Pima County AZ Solar 8,593
Gato Montes Solar, LLCGato Montes Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Pima County AZ Solar 8,339
Actus Lend Lease DMAFBNational Bank of Arizona (100.00%)
Tucson AZ Solar 3,991
Pima Community College NWPima Solar Mission III LLC (100.00%)
Casas Adobes CDP AZ Solar 3,057
Pima Community College - East CampusTesla Energy (100.00%)
Tucson AZ Solar 2,769
Canyon Del Oro High School SolarConstellation Solar (100.00%)
Oro Valley AZ Solar 2,620
Amphitheater High School SolarConstellation Solar (100.00%)
Tucson AZ Solar 2,193
Pima County AZ Solar 2,034

Pima County, Arizona Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 3,599.68 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 2242nd worst in the US. With total emissions of 3,756,029,532.92 kilograms, the county ranks 2nd highest in Arizona and 67th in the nation for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. The county has 26 electricity generation plants within its borders. This is the 35th most power plants in a county in the United States.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
56.28%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
43.96%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.24%

Pima County, Arizona Net Metering

Of the 6 electricity suppliers in Pima County, 83.33% of them report that they offer net metering. Arizona has restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The county has 4 companies who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss amount for these suppliers is 5.18%. The national average is 2.76%, meaning Pima County ranks 1969th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Pima County:

  • Marana, Arizona:
    • Tucson Electric Power: 34.39%
    • Trico Electric Cooperative: 65.61%
  • Oro Valley, Arizona:
    • Tucson Electric Power: 100.00%
  • Sahuarita, Arizona:
    • Tucson Electric Power: 79.35%
    • Trico Electric Cooperative: 20.65%
  • South Tucson, Arizona:
    • Tucson Electric Power: 100.00%
  • Tucson, Arizona:
    • Trico Electric Cooperative: 2.13%
    • Tucson Electric Power: 97.87%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Pima County, Arizona?

By total megawatt hours sold, Tucson Electric Power is the largest electricity supplier in Pima County, Arizona.

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

Pima County, Arizona is home to 6 electricity companies operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Pima County, Arizona?

There are 26 active electricity plants located in Pima County, Arizona

What electricity companies offer service in Pima County, Arizona?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-19