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Gunnison County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Residents of Gunnison County are paying, on average, 6.77% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the nationwide average rate, at 17.21 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Delta Montrose Electric is the largest electricity provider in Gunnison County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

No electricity production takes place in Gunnison County, resulting in the county needing to import their electricity from other counties.

With a population of 16,851 residents, Gunnison County is the 30th largest county by population in the state and the 2055th largest in the US.

Gunnison County had a 10.26% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita during the previous year.

Gunnison County is the 2040th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3230 counties in the nation, emitting 75,505,426.55 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    162,454 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.64 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    75,505,427 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,480.77 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Gunnison

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Gunnison Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.1¢ per kWh

  • 0.9% higher than last month
  • 8.9% higher than April last year
  • 18.09% lower than the Colorado average
  • 28.47% lower than the US average
  • 7th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 4,139th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 446 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 167 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.88¢ per kWh

  • 0.7% higher than last month
  • 0.97% higher than April last year
  • 17.99% lower than the Colorado average
  • 26.29% lower than the US average
  • 7th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 4,326th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 64 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 25 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$66.68 per month

  • 10.18% lower than last month
  • 4.36% higher than April last year
  • 18.4% lower than the Colorado average
  • 40.86% lower than the US average
  • 164th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 158 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 8 since April last year
  • 1,358th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 457 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 572 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$80.46 per month

  • 0.29% higher than last month
  • 4.56% lower than April last year
  • 17.76% lower than the Colorado average
  • 40.87% lower than the US average
  • 37th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 29 since April last year
  • 765th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 452 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 266 since April last year

Gunnison, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Gunnison is around 11.88 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 17.99% below the state's average rate of 14.49 cents, ranking the city at 7th best for average electricity rate out of 483 cities in Colorado. The national average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Gunnison average is 41.70% less at $80.46 per month. Selling an estimated 25,866.13 megawatt hours, Gunnison Electric is the largest supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Gunnison averages 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 207th highest in the state out of 483 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 28,941,282.42 kilograms, the city ranks 98th worst in Colorado for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 62,268.84 megawatt hours of electricity used in Gunnison must be imported from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gunnison

Gunnison residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.129/kWh$0.102/kWh$114.00/mo.$53.08/mo.
7th11.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gunnison
37th$80.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gunnison Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gunnison, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Gunnison County Electric AssociationBUNDLED17.81118.4476,877.0613,692,301.16
Gunnison ElectricBUNDLED11.0675.2628,956.033,202,229.03

Crested Butte, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Crested Butte is around 17.83 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 23.06% above the state's average rate of 14.49 cents, ranking the city at 461st best for average electricity rate out of 483 cities in Colorado. Gunnison County Electric Association sells an estimated 30.52 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Crested Butte averages 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 207th highest in the state out of 483 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 6,358,210.21 kilograms, the city ranks 193rd worst in Colorado for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 13,680.06 megawatt hours of electricity used in Crested Butte must be imported from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Crested Butte

Crested Butte residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.186/kWh$0.160/kWh$167.86/mo.$88.58/mo.
461st17.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Crested Butte
329th$118.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Crested Butte Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Crested Butte, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Gunnison County Electric AssociationBUNDLED17.81118.4476,877.0613,692,301.16

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Mount Crested Butte, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Mount Crested Butte is around 17.83 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 23.06% above the state's average rate of 14.49 cents, ranking the city at 461st best for average electricity rate out of 483 cities in Colorado. Mount Crested Butte has the 234th highest population in Colorado, with 906 citizens residing in the city. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Gunnison County Electric Association.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Mount Crested Butte averages 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 207th highest in the state out of 483 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 4,059,576.08 kilograms, the city ranks 233rd worst in Colorado for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 8,734.41 megawatt hours of electricity used in Mount Crested Butte must be imported from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mount Crested Butte

Mount Crested Butte residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.186/kWh$0.160/kWh$167.86/mo.$88.58/mo.
461st17.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mount Crested Butte
329th$118.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mount Crested Butte Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mount Crested Butte, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Gunnison County Electric AssociationBUNDLED17.81118.4476,877.0613,692,301.16

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Gunnison County, Colorado Details

Gunnison County, Colorado Net Metering

Of the 3 electric suppliers in Gunnison County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Colorado has great laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Gunnison County one company reports energy loss, Delta Montrose Electric. They average an annual energy loss of 7.92%. With a state average energy loss of 4.18%, Gunnison County is ranked as the 64th best county in Colorado for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Gunnison County:

  • Crested Butte, Colorado:
    • Gunnison County Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Gunnison, Colorado:
    • Gunnison County Electric Association: 12.00%
    • Gunnison Electric: 88.00%
  • Marble, Colorado:
    • Holy Cross Energy: 100.00%
  • Mount Crested Butte, Colorado:
    • Gunnison County Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Pitkin, Colorado:
    • Gunnison County Electric Association: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Gunnison County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Gunnison County Electric Association7,375
2Delta Montrose Electric7,283
3Gunnison Electric1,754

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

Gunnison County, Colorado has 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Gunnison County, Colorado?

By total customer count, Gunnison County Electric Association is the largest electricity supplier in Gunnison County, Colorado.

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-05-31