Lake County, CO: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Lake County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lake County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Lake County's average residential electricity rate is 15.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.80% below the US average price of 15.95 cents per kilowatt hour.

Lake County is the 1460th highest polluting county in the US based on pollution per capita. The county emits 4,668.07 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Lake County has the 2408th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3230 counties in the United States, releasing 34,623,093.98 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Lake County has experienced a 69.22% drop during the previous 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Lake County averages -2.92 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 1730th highest in the country.

Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity company in Lake County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    71,754 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    34,623,094 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,668.07 kg

Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County), CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County)'s residential electricity rate is 14.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.20% higher than the average Colorado price of 14.33 cents and 9.95% less than the US average of 15.95 cents. Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Colorado average monthly residential power bill is $99.04, while the Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County) average is 14.81% less at $84.37 per month. This is the 10th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Colorado.

Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County) has zero electricity generation plants. Around 4,668.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 9th worst polluter in the state out of 483 cities. Total emissions in the city are 35,640,733.8 kilograms, which is the 91st worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County)

Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County) residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.099/kWh$124.26/mo.$51.72/mo.
114th14.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County)
10th$84.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County) Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County), Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED14.3684.379,482,005.791,361,553,905

Leadville, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Leadville's residential electricity rate is 14.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.20% higher than the average Colorado price of 14.33 cents and 9.95% less than the US average of 15.95 cents. Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Colorado average monthly residential power bill is $99.04, while the Leadville average is 14.81% less at $84.37 per month. This is the 10th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Colorado.

Leadville has zero electricity generation plants. Around 4,668.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 112th worst polluter in the state out of 483 cities. Total emissions in the city are 12,244,354.26 kilograms, which is the 150th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Leadville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.099/kWh$124.26/mo.$51.72/mo.
114th14.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Leadville
10th$84.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Leadville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Leadville, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED14.3684.379,482,005.791,361,553,905

Leadville North CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Leadville North CDP's residential electricity rate is 17.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 24.41% higher than the average Colorado price of 14.33 cents and 11.80% higher than the US average of 15.95. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Sangre de Cristo Electric Association.

Leadville North CDP has zero electricity generation plants. Around 4,668.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 9th worst polluter in the state out of 483 cities. Total emissions in the city are 9,093,405.3 kilograms, which is the 173rd worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Leadville North CDP

Leadville North CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.178/kWh$0.173/kWh$106.65/mo.$101.26/mo.
445th17.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Leadville North CDP
227th$106.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Leadville North CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Leadville North CDP, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Sangre de Cristo Electric AssociationBUNDLED17.83106.0290,290.2116,097,006.99

Electricity Production in Lake County, Colorado

Power Plants in Lake County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lake County CO Conventional Hydroelectric -21,664

Lake County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lake County has one power plant. The county has the 2408th largest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all counties in the nation, emitting 34,623,093.98 kilograms each year. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,668.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 7th ranked county in the state and 1460th nationally for CO2 emissions released per capita.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
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Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Lake County, Colorado Net Metering

Of the 2 electric suppliers in Lake County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Regulations put in place at the state level are favorable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Lake County has an average of 7.24% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the state average is 4.18%, resulting in a rank of 2706th best in the country and a state rank of 45th best out of 3230 and 64 counties, respectively.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Lake County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Public Service Company of Colorado49,139
2Sangre de Cristo Electric Association681

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

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

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

There are 2 electricity companies offering service in Lake County, Colorado.

How many power plants are located in Lake County, Colorado?

There is one active electricity plant located in Lake County, Colorado

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-01-05