La Plata County, CO: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

La Plata County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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La Plata County, Colorado Electricity Overview

La Plata County is ranked 51st out of 64 for worst polluting county in the state based on emissions per capita. The county emits 4,089.15 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

La Plata County has a population of 55,673 citizens.

La Plata County ranks 11th out of 64 counties in Colorado for total generation of electricity from non-renewable fuels, with 46,909 of the county's 46,909 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

Residents of La Plata County are paying, on average, 2.60% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average price, at 16.54 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, La Plata County had a 10.73% decline during the most recent 12 months.

The largest electricity provider in La Plata County by customer count is La Plata Electric Association.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    536,723 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.64 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    46,909 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    46,909 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.84 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    227,655,471 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,089.15 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Durango

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Durango Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

16.86¢ per kWh

  • 0.9% higher than last month
  • 8.9% higher than April last year
  • 14.16% higher than the Colorado average
  • 0.3% lower than the US average
  • 417th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 20,807th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 856 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,446 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.56¢ per kWh

  • 0.7% higher than last month
  • 0.97% higher than April last year
  • 14.3% higher than the Colorado average
  • 2.73% higher than the US average
  • 419th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since April last year
  • 22,143rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 244 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 421 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$90.08 per month

  • 10.18% lower than last month
  • 4.38% higher than April last year
  • 10.23% higher than the Colorado average
  • 20.1% lower than the US average
  • 259th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since April last year
  • 6,414th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,252 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 133 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$108.68 per month

  • 0.29% higher than last month
  • 4.56% lower than April last year
  • 11.09% higher than the Colorado average
  • 20.13% lower than the US average
  • 262nd in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 18 since April last year
  • 5,739th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 74 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,866 since April last year

Durango, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Durango home are billed a residential electricity price of 16.56 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for the inhabitants, this price is more than both the state and the United States average prices of 14.49 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. La Plata Electric Association sells an estimated 4,456.43 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity suppliers.

For every citizen in the city there are 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 84,924,001.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Durango

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.00/mo.$80.24/mo.
419th16.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Durango
262nd$108.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Durango Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Durango, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
La Plata Electric AssociationBUNDLED16.54108.66298,210.6849,330,671.21

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Bayfield, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Bayfield home are billed a residential electricity price of 16.56 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for the inhabitants, this price is more than both the state and the United States average prices of 14.49 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. La Plata Electric Association sells an estimated 429 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity suppliers.

For every citizen in the city there are 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 12,640,247.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bayfield

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.00/mo.$80.24/mo.
419th16.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bayfield
262nd$108.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bayfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bayfield, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
La Plata Electric AssociationBUNDLED16.54108.66298,210.6849,330,671.21

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Ignacio, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Ignacio home are billed a residential electricity price of 16.56 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for the inhabitants, this price is more than both the state and the United States average prices of 14.49 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. La Plata Electric Association sells an estimated 132.96 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity suppliers.

For every citizen in the city there are 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 5,910,133.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ignacio

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.145/kWh$154.00/mo.$80.24/mo.
419th16.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ignacio
262nd$108.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ignacio Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ignacio, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
La Plata Electric AssociationBUNDLED16.54108.66298,210.6849,330,671.21

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Electricity Production in La Plata County, Colorado

Power Plants in La Plata County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Williams Ignacio Natural Gas PlantWilliams Field Services Co (100.00%)
La Plata County CO Waste Heat 46,909

La Plata County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every citizen in the county there are 4,089.15 kilograms of CO2 pollution from electricity consumption. This equals a total pollution amount from electricity use of 227,655,470.83 kilograms. Waste Heat makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity generation in La Plata County. La Plata County is home to one electricity plant.

WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
100.00%

La Plata County, Colorado Net Metering

La Plata County is home to one electric provider. Fortunately for residents in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the only company in town allows for net metering. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Colorado has some of the best laws and regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

The one company in La Plata County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 3.89%. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in La Plata County receiving a rank of 803rd best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in La Plata County, Colorado

FAQ

How many power plants are located within La Plata County, Colorado?

La Plata County, Colorado is home to one electricity plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in La Plata County, Colorado?

The largest electricity provider in La Plata County, Colorado by megawatt hours sold is La Plata Electric Association.

Which electricity companies offer service in La Plata County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1La Plata Electric Association20,940

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Published: 2024-05-31