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Dolores County, Colorado Electricity Overview

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Dolores County is 15.59 cents. This is roughly 3.33% less than the nationwide average rate of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

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

Over the course of the most recent year, Dolores County saw a 10.26% drop in CO2 emissions per capita.

Dolores County is ranked 26th out of 64 for worst polluting county in Colorado based on pollution per capita. The county emits 4,480.77 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Dolores County is the 3104th largest county in the country, with 2,288 citizens residing in the county.

Dolores County has no power production sources and must import all of the electricity used in the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    22,058 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.64 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    10,251,998 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,480.77 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Dove Creek

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Dove Creek Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.56¢ per kWh

  • 0.9% higher than last month
  • 8.9% higher than April last year
  • 5.37% higher than the Colorado average
  • 7.98% lower than the US average
  • 371st in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 24 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 30 since April last year
  • 17,428th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 418 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,837 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.29¢ per kWh

  • 0.7% higher than last month
  • 0.97% higher than April last year
  • 5.5% higher than the Colorado average
  • 5.18% lower than the US average
  • 389th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since April last year
  • 17,952nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 233 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 186 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$87.67 per month

  • 10.18% lower than last month
  • 4.37% higher than April last year
  • 7.28% higher than the Colorado average
  • 22.24% lower than the US average
  • 241st in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since April last year
  • 5,583rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,503 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 54 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$105.78 per month

  • 0.29% higher than last month
  • 4.56% lower than April last year
  • 8.12% higher than the Colorado average
  • 22.27% lower than the US average
  • 243rd in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 34 since April last year
  • 4,713th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 49 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,466 since April last year

Dove Creek, CO Electricity Overview

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Residents living within Dove Creek are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.29 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 5.50% more than Colorado's average price of 14.49 cents. Empire Electric Association is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. Dove Creek has the 255th largest population in the state, with 705 citizens calling the city home.

Electricity consumption in Dove Creek has byproducts of 3,158,941.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 254th highest amount of any city in Colorado. The city also ranks 207th highest in Colorado in emissions per citizen, averaging 4,480.77 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 June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.165/kWh$0.139/kWh$149.88/mo.$82.21/mo.
389th15.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dove Creek
243rd$105.78Average 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 AssociationBUNDLED15.27105.75100,964.5215,415,385.39

Rico, CO Electricity Overview

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Residents living within Rico are charged an average residential electricity rate of 16.10 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 11.11% more than Colorado's average price of 14.49 cents. San Miguel Power Association is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. Rico has the 323rd largest population in the state, with 335 citizens calling the city home.

Electricity consumption in Rico has byproducts of 1,501,057.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 321st highest amount of any city in Colorado. The city also ranks 7th highest in Colorado in emissions per citizen, averaging 4,480.77 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 September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.146/kWh$183.10/mo.$98.63/mo.
408th16.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rico
427th$129.21Average 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 AssociationBUNDLED16.08129.18109,672.0417,636,640.4

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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 3.04% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% while the Colorado average is 4.18%, resulting in a rank of 369th best in the nation and a state rank of 4th best out of 3230 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 Association3,542
2San Miguel Power Association1,652

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

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

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Published: 2024-07-02