Eagle County, Colorado Electric Profile

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Eagle County, Colorado Overview

The largest provider in Eagle County by number of customers is Public Service Company of Colorado.

Eagle County saw a 0.91% drop in CO2 emissions per capita within the last 12 months.

Renewable electricity fuels account for 81.54%, or 94,851 megawatt hours, of Eagle County's total energy generation.

The county is the 1311th highest producer of electricity in the US out of 3221 counties, producing 116,327 megawatt hours.

The burning of natural gas in Eagle County yields a total of 21,436 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 681st out of 3221 counties in the US.

The usage of renewable fuel types for electricity production in Eagle County grew by 2.82% last year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    549,144  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.85  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    116,327  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    94,851  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    21,476  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.09  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    376,544,105  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,756.46  kg

Edwards CDP, CO Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Edwards CDP, which is 10.58% below the average state price of 13.13 cents and 14.66% below the nationwide average of 13.76 cents. Selling an estimated 25,650.27 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 $248.29 per month, while the state average is $95.14.

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 60,453,412.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 5,375.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 339th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edwards CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.136/kWh$0.099/kWh $111.40/mo.$51.72/mo.
20th 11.74¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Edwards CDP
471st $248.29 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edwards CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Edwards CDP, Colorado

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Holy Cross Energy BUNDLED 11.67 266.38 659,252 76,910,500
Public Service Company of Colorado BUNDLED 12.45 78.92 9,995,799 1,244,927,089

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Gypsum, CO Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Gypsum, which is 9.99% below the average state price of 13.13 cents and 14.09% below the nationwide average of 13.76 cents. Holy Cross Energy has an estimated 219 total residential customers, which is more than any other electricity supplier in the city. There is 46.84% more electricity produced than consumed in Gypsum, which results in the ability to export the excess.

In Gypsum, Wood/Wood Waste Solids is 81.54% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up 18.43% and 0.03% of electricity generation, respectively. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 95,630,908.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 44th 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 11,894.39 kilograms of emissions per capita. Gypsum has 2 power producing plants, which is the 5th most for a city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gypsum

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.136/kWh$0.099/kWh $111.40/mo.$51.72/mo.
25th 11.82¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gypsum
469th $229.86 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gypsum Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gypsum, Colorado

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Holy Cross Energy BUNDLED 11.67 266.38 659,252 76,910,500
Public Service Company of Colorado BUNDLED 12.45 78.92 9,995,799 1,244,927,089

Eagle, CO Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.94 cents per kilowatt hour for customers in Eagle, which is 9.07% below the average state price of 13.13 cents and 13.21% below the nationwide average of 13.76 cents. Selling an estimated 5,712.69 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 $201 per month, while the state average is $95.14.

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 40,375,741.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city from electricity consumption each year. Averaging 5,375.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 17th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eagle

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.136/kWh$0.099/kWh $111.40/mo.$51.72/mo.
27th 11.94¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eagle
467th $201 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eagle Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eagle, Colorado

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Holy Cross Energy BUNDLED 11.67 266.38 659,252 76,910,500
Public Service Company of Colorado BUNDLED 12.45 78.92 9,995,799 1,244,927,089

Energy Production in Eagle County, Colorado

Power Plants in Eagle County, Colorado

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Eagle Valley Clean Energy LLC BiomassEagle Valley Clean Energy LLC (100.00%)
Gypsum CO Wood/Wood Waste Solids 94,851 120,276,363.2 1,268.06
American Gypsum CogenerationEagle Materials Co LLC (100.00%)
Gypsum CO Natural Gas 21,476 20,145,121.65 938.03

Eagle County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Eagle County, Wood/Wood Waste Solids is 81.54% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up 18.43% and 0.03% of electricity generation, respectively. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 376,544,104.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 793rd 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 6,756.46 kilograms of emissions per capita. Eagle County has the 1043rd 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
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Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
81.54%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
18.43%
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 4.08%. This includes data from 4 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 1281st 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: 65.12%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 34.88%
  • Gypsum, Colorado:
    • Holy Cross Energy: 80.52%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 19.48%
  • Minturn, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 100.00%
  • Red Cliff, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 100.00%
  • Vail, Colorado:
    • Holy Cross Energy: 78.83%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 21.17%

* 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, Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity provider in Eagle County, Colorado.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers offering service in Eagle County, Colorado.

What electricity companies offer service in Eagle County, Colorado?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Public Service Company of Colorado 100,180
2 Holy Cross Energy 10,596
3 Yampa Valley Electric Association 1,083
4 Mountain Parks Electric 108

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: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-03-13