Huerfano County, Colorado Electric Profile

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Huerfano County generates 374.50% more than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the leftover amount.

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With total production of 323,888 megawatt hours, Huerfano County is ranked 1038th highest producer of electricity in the US out of 3220 counties for total production.

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The use of renewable fuels for electricity production in Huerfano County rose by 2.42% last year.

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When calculating by number of customers, Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity company in Huerfano County.

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Huerfano County averages 46.96 megawatt hours generated from wind per capita, which is 187th highest county out of 3220 counties in the US.

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Residents in the county deal with an average of 1.21 power outages per year, with outages lasting an average of 198.9 minutes.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    68,259 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    323,888 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    323,888 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    46.96 MWh

Walsenburg, CO Electric Overview

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Walsenburg's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.98 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this price is more than both the state and nationwide average rates of 12.69 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 11 residential customers, San Isabel Electric Association is the largest electricity provider in the city. The city is faced with an average of 1.21 power outages per customer per year. These outages last an average of 198.9 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

On average, Walsenburg residents emit 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 9th highest polluting city out of 459 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 15,904,582.04 kilograms, the city ranks 140th worst in Colorado for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Walsenburg

Walsenburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.160/kWh$112.80/mo.$107.16/mo.
371st15.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Walsenburg
264th$112.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Walsenburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Walsenburg, Colorado

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San Isabel Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.98112.8No DataIcon representing missing value.186,58029,816,200

La Veta, CO Electric Overview

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La Veta's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 15.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 25.94% more than the average state rate of 12.69 cents and 18.81% more than the US average of 13.45. Selling 85.43 megawatt hours a year, San Isabel Electric Association is the largest electricity supplier in the city. La Veta is home to 873 citizens, resulting in it being the 230th most populated city in the state.

Around 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 101st highest polluter in Colorado out of 459 cities. A total of 4,687,609.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 226th worst in Colorado for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, La Veta must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in La Veta

La Veta residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.160/kWh$112.80/mo.$107.16/mo.
371st15.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of La Veta
264th$112.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for La Veta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in La Veta, Colorado

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San Isabel Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.98112.8No DataIcon representing missing value.186,58029,816,200

Energy Production in Huerfano County, Colorado

Power Plants in Huerfano County, Colorado

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Peak View Wind FarmBlack Hills Energy (100.00%)
Huerfano County CO Wind 216,916No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Busch Ranch Wind Energy FarmBlack Hills Energy (100.00%)
Huerfano County CO Wind 91,428No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Huerfano River WindHuerfano River Wind, LLC (100.00%)
Huerfano County CO Wind 15,544No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Huerfano County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Huerfano County results in 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 57th most of any county in Colorado. Additionally, the county ranks 2960th worst in the nation in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The county has 3 electricity producing plants, which is 785th most in the United States and 181st most when considering plants per citizen in the county. In Huerfano County, Wind is 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity production.

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Huerfano County, Colorado Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Huerfano County include Public Service Company of Colorado and San Isabel Electric Association The state of Colorado has favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Huerfano County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 3.85% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Huerfano County a rank of 996th best in the US out of 3220.

Power Companies in Huerfano County, Colorado

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Huerfano County, Colorado by megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of Colorado.

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

Huerfano County, Colorado is home to 2 electricity companies offering service in the area.

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

There are 3 active power plants located in Huerfano County, Colorado

What electricity companies offer service in Huerfano County, Colorado?

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1Public Service Company of Colorado6,390
2San Isabel Electric Association5,614

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16