Lincoln County, Colorado Electric Profile

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Lincoln County is Mountain View Electric Association.

Lincoln County ranks 2nd highest county in Colorado out of 64 counties for electricity per person produced from wind power. Producing 3,197,809 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 5,701, this averages out to 560.92 megawatt hours per person each year from wind power.

Of all of the US counties, Lincoln County ranks 17th in megawatt hours produced from wind power.

With total production of 3,267,831 megawatt hours, Lincoln County is the 370th highest producer of electricity in the United States out of 3220 counties.

Lincoln County generates 97.86% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 560.92 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

Lincoln County generates 69,540.23 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 553rd out of 3220 counties in the nation for total natural gas generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    56,422 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,267,831 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,197,809 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    70,022 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    573.2 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    785,006 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    137.7 kg

Limon, CO Electric Overview

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Limon's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 14.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.61% more than Colorado's average price of 12.69 cents and 7.18% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $135.14. This is 45.12% above the Colorado average bill of $93.12. Mountain View Electric Association is the largest electricity provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Electricity use in Limon results in the release of 5,933,343.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 199th highest in Colorado out of 459 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 101st highest polluting city in Colorado for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Limon

Limon residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.144/kWh$135.14/mo.$131.24/mo.
295th14.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Limon
402nd$135.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Limon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Limon, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mountain View Electric AssociationBUNDLED14.42135.14589,32084,957,800
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLED

Hugo, CO Electric Overview

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Hugo's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.11 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly, 3.28% more than Colorado's average price of 12.69 cents, which ranks the city 209th best for average electricity price out of 459 cities in the state. KC Electric Association has 1 total residential customers, more than all other vendors who operate in the city. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $131.83 per month, while the state average is $93.12. Customers in the city pay a 41.57% higher bill compared to other citizens in Colorado.

Electricity use in Hugo results in the release of 3,796,265.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 243rd highest in Colorado out of 459 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 101st highest polluting city in Colorado for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hugo

Hugo residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.125/kWh$155.96/mo.$107.09/mo.
209th13.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hugo
391st$131.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hugo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hugo, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
KC Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.11131.8340,6785,331,125
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLED

Arriba, CO Electric Overview

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Arriba's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.11 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly, 3.28% more than Colorado's average price of 12.69 cents, which ranks the city 209th best for average electricity price out of 459 cities in the state. KC Electric Association has 1 total residential customers, more than all other vendors who operate in the city. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $131.83 per month, while the state average is $93.12. Customers in the city pay a 41.57% higher bill compared to other citizens in Colorado.

Electricity use in Arriba results in the release of 987,995.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 358th highest in Colorado out of 459 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 101st highest polluting city in Colorado for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arriba

Arriba residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.125/kWh$155.96/mo.$107.09/mo.
209th13.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arriba
391st$131.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Arriba Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Arriba, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
KC Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.11131.8340,6785,331,125
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLED

Energy Production in Lincoln County, Colorado

Power Plants in Lincoln County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Limon III Wind LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Lincoln County CO Wind 814,735
Lincoln County CO Wind 703,678
Lincoln County CO Wind 592,576
Cedar Point WindCedar Point LLC (51.00%)Clover US Blocker LLC (49.00%)
Lincoln County CO Wind 543,410
Limon Generating StationTri State Generation (100.00%)
Lincoln County CO Natural Gas 70,02245,465,761.93649.31

Lincoln County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lincoln County's fuel of choice is Wind, with 97.86% of electricity generation using this fuel source. Also used is Natural Gas at 2.13% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.01% of generation. The county's citizens average 137.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the county from electricity consumption is 785,006.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 2869th highest in the US. Lincoln County isp home to 5 power generation plants, which is 14th highest in the state and 1st most when counting plants per citizen.

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97.86%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
2.13%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

Lincoln County, Colorado Net Metering

Lincoln County has 3 out of 4 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. At the state level, Colorado is known for great net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

The county has 4 electricity companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these suppliers is 5.88%. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Lincoln County receiving a rank of 2519th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lincoln County:

  • Arriba, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • KC Electric Association: 50.00%
  • Genoa, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Mountain View Electric Association: 42.96%
    • KC Electric Association: 7.04%
  • Hugo, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • KC Electric Association: 50.00%
  • Limon, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Mountain View Electric Association: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 5 active power plants in Lincoln County, Colorado

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

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Lincoln County, Colorado.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Lincoln County, Colorado?

By total megawatt hours sold, Mountain View Electric Association is the largest electricity provider in Lincoln County, Colorado.

What electricity companies offer service in Lincoln County, Colorado?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07