Yuma County, Arizona Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Yuma County, Arizona Electricity Overview

Yuma County uses 163.09% more electricity than it generates.

With 548,027.24 megawatt hours generated from solar, Yuma County ranks 36th out of 3221 counties in the United States for solar power electricity generation.

Yuma County has seen an increase in electricity generation from solar power of 1.69% year over year.

Renewable electricity sources account for 61.33%, or 548,027.24 megawatt hours, of Yuma County's total energy generation.

Yuma County produces 1.69 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 7th highest county in Arizona for non-renewable generation per capita.

Yuma County is the 336th most populated county in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,350,878 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.53 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    893,575 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    548,027 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    345,548 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.38 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    666,110,675 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,267.15 kg

Yuma, AZ Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Yuma home spend, on average, 13.70 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 6.73% more than Arizona's average price of 12.83 cents, resulting in the city ranking 230th out of 469 cities in Arizona for best average electricity rate. There is 4823.71% more electricity used in Yuma than is produced, meaning they must purchase electricity from neighboring cities and counties. Electric production plants in Yuma have, luckily, had a 72.62% decline in the amount of fossil and other non-renewable fuel types used last year.

Yuma is the 12th highest ranked city in Arizona out of 469 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 351,172,546.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Additionally, the city ranks 10th highest in the state for emissions per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 3,675.35 kilograms of emissions per citizen. Natural Gas is the primary fuel type in Yuma, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. Yuma has the 15th highest number of electricity plants of any city in the state, with one total plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Yuma

Yuma 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.
230th13.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Yuma
258th$137.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Yuma Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Yuma, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Yuma, Arizona include: 85364, 85365, 85350

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San Luis, AZ Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call San Luis home spend, on average, 13.70 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 6.73% more than Arizona's average price of 12.83 cents, resulting in the city ranking 230th out of 469 cities in Arizona for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Arizona Public Service. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the San Luis average is 6.23% more at $137.95 per month.

San Luis is the 31st highest ranked city in Arizona out of 469 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 128,671,759.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 111th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 406,535.62 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in San Luis

San Luis 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.
230th13.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of San Luis
258th$137.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for San Luis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in San Luis, 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

Zips with electric coverage in San Luis, Arizona include: 85349, 85350, 85336

Fortuna Foothills CDP, AZ Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Fortuna Foothills CDP home spend, on average, 13.67 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 6.51% more than Arizona's average price of 12.83 cents, resulting in the city ranking 227th out of 469 cities in Arizona for best average electricity rate. There is 207.13% more electricity used in Fortuna Foothills CDP than is produced, meaning they must purchase electricity from neighboring cities and counties. There has been a 6.60% increase in the amount of electricity generated from solar power over the past year, which is an increase of 6,453 megawatt hours per year.

Fortuna Foothills CDP is the 41st highest ranked city in Arizona out of 469 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 68,364,432.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Additionally, the city ranks 458th highest in the state for emissions per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 2,461.28 kilograms of emissions per citizen. Solar is the primary fuel type in Fortuna Foothills CDP, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. Fortuna Foothills CDP has the 15th highest number of electricity plants of any city in the state, with one total plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fortuna Foothills CDP

Fortuna Foothills 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.
227th13.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fortuna Foothills CDP
257th$137.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fortuna Foothills CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fortuna Foothills CDP, Arizona

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Arizona Public ServiceBUNDLED13.70137.95104,27914,407,4341,973,673,316
Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation DistrictBUNDLED11.6090.4231,207.943,618,606.94

Electricity Production in Yuma County, Arizona

Power Plants in Yuma County, Arizona

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Yuma County AZ Solar 715,824
Yuma County AZ Natural Gas 323,172195,314,226.69604.37
Foothills Solar Plant HybridArizona Public Service (100.00%)
Fortuna Foothills CDP AZ Solar 104,279
Yuma County AZ Solar 40,609
Yuma County AZ Solar 38,069
Yuma Cogeneration AssociatesMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Yuma AZ Natural Gas 22,3769,548,677.6426.74

Yuma County, Arizona Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

When considering electricity production, Yuma County's top fuel type is Solar, making up 61.33%, or 548,027.24 megawatt hours of production in the county. Taken together with Natural Gas (38.53%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.14%), these three fuel types make up 100.00% county electricity generation. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 666,110,675.28 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is 503rd highest in the United States out of 3221 counties. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 3,267.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation the county is the 2296th highest polluting county in the nation. Yuma County is home to 6 power producing plants, which is 5th most in the state.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
61.33%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
38.53%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.14%

Yuma County, Arizona Net Metering

Of the 3 electric companies in Yuma County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Yuma County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.20% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Yuma County is ranked as the 1994th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Yuma County:

  • San Luis, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 100.00%
  • Somerton, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 100.00%
  • Wellton, Arizona:
    • Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Yuma, Arizona:
    • Arizona Public Service: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Yuma County, Arizona?

Yuma County, Arizona has 6 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total customer count, Arizona Public Service is the largest electricity company in Yuma County, Arizona.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers offering service in Yuma County, Arizona.

What electricity companies offer service in Yuma County, Arizona?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Arizona Public Service62,010
2Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation District4,002
3Electrical District 8 Maricopa County157

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