Dolores County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Dolores County, Colorado Electricity Overview

No electricity generation takes place in Dolores County.

Residents of Dolores County are paying, on average, 11.81% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the nationwide average rate, at 15.64 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Releasing 12,192,647.41 kilograms of CO2 gases, Dolores County has the 2698th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 3221 counties in the country.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Dolores County had a 0.54% decrease during the past year.

The largest provider in Dolores County by megawatt hours sold is Empire Electric Association.

Citizens of Dolores County use enough electricity to emit 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per capita, compared to the national average of 4,483.41.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    23,000 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    12,192,647 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,241.89 kg

Dove Creek, CO Electricity Overview

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Residents living within Dove Creek are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.51 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 15.43% more than Colorado's average price of 13.44 cents. Empire Electric Association is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. Dove Creek has the 263rd largest population in the state, with 635 citizens calling the city home.

Electricity consumption in Dove Creek has byproducts of 3,328,603.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 260th highest amount of any city in Colorado. The city also ranks 178th highest in Colorado in emissions per citizen, averaging 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. All of the electricity used in Dove Creek has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dove Creek

Dove Creek residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.150/kWh$105.97/mo.$102.33/mo.
329th15.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dove Creek
181st$105.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dove Creek Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dove Creek, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Empire Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.51105.9796,21714,922,500

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Rico, CO Electricity Overview

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Residents living within Rico are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.86 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 18.01% more than Colorado's average price of 13.44 cents. With an estimated 3 total residential customers, San Miguel Power Association is the largest supplier in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $129 per month, while the state average is $96.76.

Electricity consumption in Rico has byproducts of 1,509,665.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 329th highest amount of any city in Colorado. The city also ranks 10th highest in Colorado in emissions per citizen, averaging 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. All of the electricity used in Rico has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rico

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.156/kWh$129.00/mo.$122.93/mo.
349th15.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rico
384th$129Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rico Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rico, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
San Miguel Power AssociationBUNDLED15.86129111,17517,628,700

Dolores County, Colorado Details

Dolores County, Colorado Net Metering

Dolores County has 2 out of 2 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are great for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Dolores County who report energy loss data had an average of 3.53% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Colorado average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 646th best in the nation and a state rank of 14th best out of 3221 and 64 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Dolores County, Colorado

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Dolores County, Colorado?

By total megawatt hours sold, Empire Electric Association is the largest electricity provider in Dolores County, Colorado.

Which electricity companies offer service in Dolores County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Empire Electric Association3,604
2San Miguel Power Association1,627

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

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Dolores County, Colorado.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-18