Denver County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics
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Denver County, Colorado Electricity Overview
Usage of non-renewable fuel sources has increased by 29.11% in Denver County.
The burning of natural gas in Denver County yields a total of 255,072 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 328th in the nation out of 3221 counties.
Denver County ranks 508th in the United States out of 3221 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable sources, with 255,072 of the county's 255,072 megawatt hours coming from those fuel sources.
Denver County emits 4,930.68 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Colorado average of 2,992.95.
The average monthly residential electricity bill in Denver County is 38.81% lower than the nationwide average monthly residential bill.
At an average residential price of 14.31 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 15.72 cents per kilowatt hour, customers in Denver County enjoy a 8.99% discount from the US average rate.
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Denver, CO Electricity Overview
Denver has an average residential electricity rate of 14.31 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, luckily for their citizens, 2.26% less than Colorado's average rate of 14.64 cents, ranking the city at 116th out of 483 cities in the state for best average electricity price. There is 2635.25% 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, 0.36 megawatt hours per person from non-renewable energy sources.
As the worst ranked city out of 483 cities in Colorado, Denver emits 3,484,997,762.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 467th 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 January and the highest average bill is in July.
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Electric Companies With Service in Denver, Colorado
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).
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Electricity Production in Denver County, Colorado
Power Plants in Denver County, Colorado
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions per MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Arapahoe Combustion Turbine ProjectSWG Arapahoe, LLC (100.00%)
Denver County, Colorado Details
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 3,484,997,762.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. Additionally, the county ranks 46th 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.
Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Denver County, Colorado?
The largest electricity company in Denver County, Colorado by megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of Colorado.
Which electricity companies offer service in Denver County, Colorado?
How many electric companies offer service in Denver County, Colorado?
There are 2 electricity companies serving consumers in Denver County, Colorado.
How many power plants are located within Denver County, Colorado?
There is one active power plant located in Denver County, Colorado