Custer County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

Electricity Bill Over $80?

Get Solar for as low as $79/mo - $0 down + flexible financing

Get started

Custer County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Residents of Custer County consume enough electricity to emit 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, which is the 14th highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in Colorado.

Consumers in Custer County deal with an average of 1.21 outages lasting 198.9 minutes per year, compared to the national averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes an outage.

Releasing 24,657,873.36 kilograms of CO2 gases, Custer County has the 41st worst pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in Colorado.

Custer County has no power generation sources and must import all of the electricity consumed in the county.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Custer County experienced a 0.54% drop during the most recent year.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Custer County is 17.33 cents. This is approximately 23.84% more than the nationwide average price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    46,514 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    24,657,873 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,241.89 kg

Silver Cliff, CO Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Silver Cliff's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 17.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.04% more than Colorado's average price of 13.44 cents. This makes the city 434th best for average electricity rate out of 483 cities in Colorado. Black Hills Energy sells an estimated 6,697.4 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier. Silver Cliff is the 267th largest city in Colorado, with a population of 609.

Silver Cliff emits 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 178th highest polluting city out of 483 cities in Colorado based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 3,192,313.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 264th largest emissions amount in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Silver Cliff has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Silver Cliff

Silver Cliff residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.265/kWh$0.151/kWh$163.32/mo.$76.51/mo.
434th17.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Silver Cliff
206th$107.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Silver Cliff Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Silver Cliff, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED17.74107.4635,712112,785,703

Go Solar for as low as $0 down and $79/mo

Compare Quotes

Westcliffe, CO Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

Westcliffe's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 17.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.04% more than Colorado's average price of 13.44 cents. This makes the city 434th best for average electricity rate out of 483 cities in Colorado. Black Hills Energy sells an estimated 556.39 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier. Westcliffe is the 297th largest city in Colorado, with a population of 435.

Westcliffe emits 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 178th highest polluting city out of 483 cities in Colorado based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 2,280,224.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 295th largest emissions amount in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Westcliffe has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Westcliffe

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.265/kWh$0.151/kWh$163.32/mo.$76.51/mo.
434th17.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Westcliffe
206th$107.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Westcliffe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Westcliffe, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED17.74107.4635,712112,785,703

Custer County, Colorado Details

Custer County, Colorado Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Custer County providing electricity. Of those 3, 3 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has favorable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

Custer County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.81% of their energy lost per year. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 1704th best in the country and a state rank of 37th best out of 3221 and 64 counties, respectively.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Custer County, Colorado?

The largest electricity supplier in Custer County, Colorado by megawatt hours sold is Black Hills Energy.

How many electric companies offer service in Custer County, Colorado?

There are 3 electricity companies offering service in Custer County, Colorado.

Which electricity companies offer service in Custer County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Black Hills Energy2,777
2Sangre de Cristo Electric Association2,737
3San Isabel Electric Association681

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-21