Clear Creek County, Colorado Electric Profile

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Clear Creek County is the 31st highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 64 counties in the state, emitting 52,084,552.93 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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Clear Creek County has emissions of 5,369.54 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Colorado average of 5,343.57.

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Clear Creek County is ranked 43rd in Colorado out of 64 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at -1.83 megawatt hours per person each year.

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Clear Creek County is the 2521st most populated county in the United States, with 9,700 residents living within its borders.

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When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Clear Creek County saw a 4.89% decline over the course of the last year.

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At $86.89, the Clear Creek County average monthly residential electricity expense is 6.69% lower than the state average.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    96,000 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.9 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    52,084,553 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,369.54 kg

Idaho Springs, CO Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of Idaho Springs is roughly 11.96 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this rate is lower than both the Colorado and the United States average rates of 12.69 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 190 total residential customers, Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest supplier in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $93.12, while the Idaho Springs average is 13.45% lower at $80.59 per month. This is the 117th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Idaho Springs’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 9,976,608.18 kilograms, which is 170th highest in Colorado out of 459 cities. Averaging 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 9th highest in Colorado for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Idaho Springs

Idaho Springs residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.103/kWh$112.92/mo.$56.19/mo.
161st11.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Idaho Springs
117th$80.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Idaho Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Idaho Springs, Colorado

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Intermountain Rural ElectricBUNDLED13.18122.38No DataIcon representing missing value.1,698,844223,890,000
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED11.8376.22No DataIcon representing missing value.10,114,4801,196,229,980
United PowerBUNDLED13.19118.01No DataIcon representing missing value.926,207122,210,284
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Georgetown, CO Electric Overview

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On average, Georgetown's residential electricity price is 11.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.80% below Colorado's average rate of 12.69 cents and 12.07% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $76.22 per month, while the state average is $93.12.

Electricity use in Georgetown results in the release of 6,072,951.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 197th highest in the state out of 459 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 101st worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Georgetown

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.099/kWh$109.99/mo.$51.72/mo.
31st11.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Georgetown
6th$76.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Georgetown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Georgetown, Colorado

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Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED11.8376.22No DataIcon representing missing value.10,114,4801,196,229,980
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Floyd Hill CDP, CO Electric Overview

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Floyd Hill CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.04 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 12.69 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. With 164 residential customers, Intermountain Rural Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

On average, Floyd Hill CDP residents emit 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 101st highest polluting city out of 459 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 5,917,234.78 kilograms, the city ranks 200th worst in Colorado for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Floyd Hill CDP

Floyd Hill CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.126/kWh$139.68/mo.$94.72/mo.
205th13.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Floyd Hill CDP
302nd$117.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Floyd Hill CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Floyd Hill CDP, Colorado

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Intermountain Rural ElectricBUNDLED13.18122.38No DataIcon representing missing value.1,698,844223,890,000
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED11.8376.22No DataIcon representing missing value.10,114,4801,196,229,980
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Energy Production in Clear Creek County, Colorado

Power Plants in Clear Creek County, Colorado

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Clear Creek County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 52,084,552.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, Clear Creek County is the 2250th highest in the United States for total pollution from electricity consumption. Averaging 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the county ranks 1372nd worst for pollution per capita from electricity use. The county has the 24th highest power producing plants of any county in the state, with 2 total power plants. This translates to the 16th most plants per citizen in Colorado.

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Clear Creek County, Colorado Net Metering

Roughly 75.00% of the electricity suppliers in Clear Creek County offer net metering to their customers. Colorado has some of the best regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Clear Creek County is 3.95%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Public Service Company of Colorado, Intermountain Rural Electric, and Western Area Power Administration. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Clear Creek County is ranked as the 1097th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Clear Creek County:

  • Empire, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 50.00%
  • Georgetown, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 50.00%
  • Idaho Springs, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 49.72%
    • United Power: 0.56%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 45.47%
    • Intermountain Rural Electric: 4.25%
  • Silver Plume, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 50.00%

* 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 Clear Creek County, Colorado?

The largest electricity provider in Clear Creek County, Colorado by megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of Colorado.

How many power plants are within Clear Creek County, Colorado?

Clear Creek County, Colorado has 2 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

How many electric companies offer service in Clear Creek County, Colorado?

Clear Creek County, Colorado has 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Clear Creek County, Colorado?

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1Public Service Company of Colorado29,754
2United Power2,757
3Intermountain Rural Electric2,425

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16