Lake County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lake County, Colorado Electricity Overview

With 7,436 citizens within its borders and -30,556 megawatt hours produced a year, Lake County has a per capita production of -4.11 megawatt hours. This is the 2011th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the country.

The average monthly residential electric cost in Lake County is 8.62% lower than the Colorado average monthly residential bill.

Emitting 38,978,730.08 kilograms of CO2 gases, Lake County has the 2391st highest pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the United States and 33rd worst in Colorado.

Lake County residents are accountable for 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, making them the 8th worst polluting county based on per capita pollution.

Lake County is ranked as the 42nd highest consuming county out of 64 counties in the state with 73,528.13 megawatt hours being consumed by residents for their electricity needs.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Lake County had a 0.54% drop in the last 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    73,528 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    38,978,730 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,241.89 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 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.99% lower than the average Colorado price of 13.44 cents and 7.80% lower than the US average of 13.99 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 $96.76, while the Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County) average is 16.05% less at $81.23 per month. This is the 11th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Colorado.

Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County) has zero electricity generation plants. Around 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 10th worst polluter in the state out of 483 cities. Total emissions in the city are 43,119,827.01 kilograms, which is the 85th 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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.099/kWh$111.40/mo.$51.72/mo.
73rd12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Twin Lakes CDP (Adams County)
11th$81.23Average 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 ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

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Leadville, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Leadville's residential electricity rate is 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.99% lower than the average Colorado price of 13.44 cents and 7.80% lower than the US average of 13.99 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 $96.76, while the Leadville average is 16.05% less at $81.23 per month. This is the 11th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Colorado.

Leadville has zero electricity generation plants. Around 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 178th worst polluter in the state out of 483 cities. Total emissions in the city are 13,801,909.13 kilograms, which is the 153rd 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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.099/kWh$111.40/mo.$51.72/mo.
73rd12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Leadville
11th$81.23Average 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 ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

Leadville North CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Leadville North CDP's residential electricity rate is 17.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 32.13% higher than the average Colorado price of 13.44 cents and 26.89% higher than the US average of 13.99. 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 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 178th worst polluter in the state out of 483 cities. Total emissions in the city are 9,917,665.05 kilograms, which is the 174th 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.
454th17.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Leadville North CDP
197th$106.65Average 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 AssociationBUNDLED17.75106.6585,081.0515,105,354.56

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 -30,556

Lake County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lake County has one power plant. The county has the 2391st largest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all counties in the nation, emitting 38,978,730.08 kilograms each year. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 8th ranked county in the state and 1420th nationally for CO2 emissions released per capita.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
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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 3.38% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 546th best in the country and a state rank of 7th best out of 3221 and 64 counties, respectively.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Lake County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Public Service Company of Colorado48,387
2Sangre de Cristo Electric Association636

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

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-24