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Denver County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Denver County, Colorado Electricity Overview

The use of non-renewable fuels in electricity generation in Denver County has been curtailed by 29.23% during the course of the last year.

The 185,957 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable fuel types places Denver County at 9th out of 64 counties in the state in non-renewable power production.

The monthly residential electric bill average in Denver County is $83.88, compared to the US average of $138.02. Denver County citizens enjoy a 39.22% lower average expense each month compared to their fellow Americans.

The US average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 16.12 cents, while residents of Denver County enjoy an average rate that is 10.30% below that at 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

The use of natural gas in Denver County yields a total of 185,957 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 6th out of 64 counties in Colorado.

During the most recent 12 months, Denver County saw a 9.99% drop in CO2 emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,876,200 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.64 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    185,957 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    185,957 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.26 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,199,691,323 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,486.06 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Denver

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Denver Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.41¢ per kWh

  • 2.4% higher than last month
  • 9.94% higher than April last year
  • 2.45% lower than the Colorado average
  • 14.81% lower than the US average
  • 212th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 20 since April last year
  • 13,226th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,648 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,650 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.46¢ per kWh

  • 0.76% higher than last month
  • 1.48% higher than April last year
  • 0.23% lower than the Colorado average
  • 10.33% lower than the US average
  • 273rd in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 38 since April last year
  • 15,098th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 683 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 373 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$65.77 per month

  • 14.37% lower than last month
  • 9.36% higher than April last year
  • 19.52% lower than the Colorado average
  • 41.67% lower than the US average
  • 161st in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 26 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 1,340th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 743 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 675 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$83.9 per month

  • 0.56% higher than last month
  • 4.67% lower than April last year
  • 14.24% lower than the Colorado average
  • 38.34% lower than the US average
  • 166th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 29 since April last year
  • 1,289th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 32 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 65 since April last year

Denver, CO Electricity Overview

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Denver has an average residential electricity rate of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, luckily for their citizens, 0.23% less than Colorado's average rate of 14.49 cents, ranking the city at 273rd out of 483 cities in the state for best average electricity price. There is 3597.74% more electricity used in Denver than is generated, forcing the city to purchase electricity from nearby cities and counties. Facilities in the city produce, on average, 0.26 megawatt hours per person from non-renewable energy sources.

As the worst ranked city out of 483 cities in Colorado, Denver emits 3,199,691,322.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 6th worst in Colorado for emissions per capita. The city is home to one power plant. Denver's power plants mainly use Natural Gas, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Denver

Denver residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.099/kWh$124.26/mo.$51.72/mo.
273rd14.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Denver
166th$83.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Denver Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Denver, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED14.4683.881,8099,409,117.061,360,767,195

Zips with electric coverage in Denver, Colorado include: 80219, 80012, 80123, 80239, 80221, 80014, 80210, 80220, 80249, 80211, 80227 and 30 other zip code(s).

Electricity Production in Denver County, Colorado

Power Plants in Denver County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Arapahoe Combustion Turbine ProjectSWG Arapahoe, LLC (100.00%)
Denver CO Natural Gas 185,95790,203,379.56485.08

Denver County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Denver County is the 2nd highest ranked county in the state out of 64 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 3,199,691,322.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. Additionally, the county ranks 8th highest in Colorado for emissions per resident, which could be argued to be the more important metric. There is one power producing plant in the county. In Denver County, Natural Gas is 100.00% of the fuel sources used in electricity production.

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Denver County, Colorado Net Metering

Public Service Company of Colorado is the only provider we have covering Denver County. Fortunately for customers they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs possible. At the state level, Colorado has some of the best net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

Denver County has an average of 7.24% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Denver County a rank of 2700th best in the country out of 3230.

Power Companies in Denver County, Colorado

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Denver County, Colorado by total customer count is Public Service Company of Colorado.

Which electricity companies offer service in Denver County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Public Service Company of Colorado27,284

How many power plants are located within Denver County, Colorado?

There is one electricity plant in Denver County, Colorado

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-07-02