Eagle County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Eagle County, Colorado Electricity Overview

When calculating by total customers, Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest provider in Eagle County.

Eagle County saw a 3.12% drop in CO2 emissions per capita within the last 12 months.

Renewable electricity fuels account for 80.74%, or 92,459 megawatt hours, of Eagle County's total energy generation.

The county is the 1282nd highest producer of electricity in the US out of 3221 counties, producing 114,511 megawatt hours.

Eagle County produces 22,014 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 629th out of 3221 counties in the US for natural gas production.

Eagle County is home to 55,731 people and its power generation plants produce 114,511 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 2.05 megawatt hours per capita per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    550,403 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.88 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    114,511 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    92,459 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    22,052 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.05 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    366,791,758 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,581.47 kg

Edwards CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.67 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Edwards CDP, which is 15.78% below the average state price of 13.85 cents and 19.32% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 23,601.17 megawatt hours, Holy Cross Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $266.38 per month, while the state average is $98.66.

All of the electricity sold in Edwards CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity generation plants within its borders. Approximately 56,851,338.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 5,055.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 10th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edwards CDP

Edwards CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.111/kWh$266.38/mo.$118.88/mo.
8th11.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Edwards CDP
451st$266.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edwards CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Edwards CDP, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Holy Cross EnergyBUNDLED11.67266.38659,25276,910,500

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Gypsum, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.67 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Gypsum, which is 15.78% below the average state price of 13.85 cents and 19.32% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Holy Cross Energy has an estimated 185 total residential customers, which is more than any other electricity supplier in the city. There is 44.21% more electricity produced than consumed in Gypsum, which results in the ability to export the excess.

In Gypsum, Wood/Wood Waste Solids is 80.74% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up 19.22% and 0.03% of electricity generation, respectively. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 99,624,416.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 41st largest amount in the state out of 483 cities. Additionally, the city ranks highest in Colorado in emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 12,391.1 kilograms of emissions per capita. Gypsum has 2 power producing plants, which is the 5th most for a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gypsum

Gypsum residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.111/kWh$266.38/mo.$118.88/mo.
8th11.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gypsum
451st$266.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gypsum Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gypsum, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Holy Cross EnergyBUNDLED11.67266.38659,25276,910,500

Eagle, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.67 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Eagle, which is 15.78% below the average state price of 13.85 cents and 19.32% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 4,260.33 megawatt hours, Holy Cross Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $266.38 per month, while the state average is $98.66.

All of the electricity sold in Eagle has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, as there are no electricity generation plants within its borders. Approximately 37,969,980.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 5,055.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 221st highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eagle

Eagle residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.111/kWh$266.38/mo.$118.88/mo.
8th11.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eagle
451st$266.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eagle Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eagle, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Holy Cross EnergyBUNDLED11.67266.38659,25276,910,500

Electricity Production in Eagle County, Colorado

Power Plants in Eagle County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Eagle Valley Clean Energy LLC BiomassEagle Valley Clean Energy LLC (100.00%)
Gypsum CO Wood/Wood Waste Solids 92,459122,989,059.21,330.2
American Gypsum CogenerationEagle Materials Co LLC (100.00%)
Gypsum CO Natural Gas 22,05220,683,160.1937.93

Eagle County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Eagle County, Wood/Wood Waste Solids is 80.74% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up 19.22% and 0.03% of electricity generation, respectively. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 366,791,758.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 795th largest amount in the nation out of 3221 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 5th worst in the state in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 6,581.47 kilograms of emissions per capita. Eagle County has the 980th highest power generation plants of any county in the country, with 2 total plants.

WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
80.74%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
19.22%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%

Eagle County, Colorado Net Metering

About 100.00% of the electric companies in Eagle County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has favorable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Eagle County is 3.54%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Public Service Company of Colorado, Holy Cross Energy, and Yampa Valley Electric Association. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Eagle County having a rank of 662nd best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Eagle County:

  • Avon, Colorado:
    • Holy Cross Energy: 100.00%
  • Basalt, Colorado:
    • Holy Cross Energy: 100.00%
  • Eagle, Colorado:
    • Holy Cross Energy: 100.00%
  • Gypsum, Colorado:
    • Holy Cross Energy: 100.00%
  • Minturn, Colorado:
    • Holy Cross Energy: 15.51%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 84.49%
  • Red Cliff, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 100.00%
  • Vail, Colorado:
    • Holy Cross Energy: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Eagle County, Colorado?

By total megawatt hours sold, Holy Cross Energy is the largest electricity provider in Eagle County, Colorado.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers offering service in Eagle County, Colorado.

What electricity companies offer service in Eagle County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Public Service Company of Colorado15,435
2Holy Cross Energy12,733
3Yampa Valley Electric Association1,074

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

There are 2 active electricity plants in Eagle County, Colorado

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-12