Grand County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Grand County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Grand County's ability to produce 13,517 megawatts of electricity through the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 9th highest hydroelectric energy generating county in Colorado out of 64 counties.

With 2,237 megawatt hours generated from solar, Grand County ranks 22nd out of 64 counties in the state for solar power electricity production.

Solar power production in Grand County has grown from 1,967 megawatt hours to 2,237 megawatt hours per year during the course of the past 12 months.

While the national average residential rate of electricity is 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, Grand County's average is 6.33% lower than at 13.11 cents per kilowatt hour.

As the 30th highest generator of electricity in Colorado out of 64 counties, Grand County produces 15,754 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

Grand County generates 15,754 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuels. This ranks Grand County 25th in the state out of 64 counties for total renewable electricity generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    155,412 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    15,754 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    15,754 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    74,035,351 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,710.53 kg

Granby, CO Electricity Overview

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Electricity consumption in Granby has byproducts of 10,897,899.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 168th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 10th highest in Colorado for emissions per capita. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

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Kremmling, CO Electricity Overview

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Electricity consumption in Kremmling has byproducts of 7,910,019.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 185th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 10th highest in Colorado for emissions per capita. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Fraser, CO Electricity Overview

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Electricity consumption in Fraser has byproducts of 7,338,652.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 194th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 10th highest in Colorado for emissions per capita. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Electricity Production in Grand County, Colorado

Power Plants in Grand County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Williams Fork Hydro PlantDenver City & County of (100.00%)
Grand County CO Conventional Hydroelectric 8,850
Granby HydroNorthern Water Hydropower Enterprise (100.00%)
Grand County CO Conventional Hydroelectric 4,667
Tom Sifers SolarMountain Parks Services, Inc. (100.00%)
Tabernash CDP CO Solar 2,237

Grand County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

About 74,035,350.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Grand County due to electricity consumption. This total results in 4,710.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 1668th highest in the United States for pollution per capita. Electricity facilities in the county most often use Conventional Hydroelectric, which accounts for 85.80% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Grand County has the 734th most power producing plants of any county in the nation, with 3 total power plants.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
85.80%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
14.20%

Grand County, Colorado Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Grand County include Public Service Company of Colorado, United Power, and Yampa Valley Electric Association At the state level, Colorado has highly favorable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Grand County is about 3.55% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Grand County a rank of 17th best in the state out of 64.

Providers In Each City in Grand County:

  • Winter Park, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 16.81%
    • United Power: 83.19%

* 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 Grand County, Colorado?

The largest electricity company in Grand County, Colorado by total customer count is Public Service Company of Colorado.

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

Grand County, Colorado is home to 3 electricity companies offering service in the area.

How many power plants are within Grand County, Colorado?

Grand County, Colorado is home to 3 active power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Grand County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Public Service Company of Colorado5,206
2United Power1,812
3Yampa Valley Electric Association233

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-21