Lincoln County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lincoln County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Lincoln County is the 2840th most populated county in the United States.

Of all of the US counties, Lincoln County ranks 31st in megawatt hours generated from wind turbines.

Lincoln County produces 95.82% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 458.87 megawatt hours per citizen a year.

Wind turbines produce 458.87 megawatt hours per year per citizen for Lincoln County residents, which is 2nd highest county out of 64 counties in the state.

Lincoln County has the 7th highest electricity production in the state out of 64 counties, generating 2,717,648 megawatt hours.

At $132.08, the Lincoln County average monthly residential electric bill is 36.50% above the Colorado average and 6.63% more than the national average.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    56,115 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,717,648 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,604,093 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    113,555 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    478.88 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,631,199 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    287.44 kg

Limon, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Limon's residential electricity rate is 14.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.29% more than Colorado's average price of 13.44 cents and 3.03% above the national average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 590.71 megawatt hours a year, Mountain View Electric Association is the largest vendor in the city. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Limon average is 9.10% higher at $135.14 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Limon averages 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 178th highest in the state out of 483 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 10,709,191.17 kilograms, which is the 169th highest total amount of emissions for all cities in the state. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Limon

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

Historical Electricity 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
406th$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

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Hugo, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Hugo's residential electricity rate is 13.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.96% less than Colorado's average price of 13.44 cents and 6.81% below the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 1 residential customers, KC Electric Association is the largest electricity provider in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $128.7 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Hugo averages 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 10th highest in the state out of 483 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 4,125,371.24 kilograms, which is the 241st highest total amount of emissions for all cities in the state. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hugo

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.119/kWh$155.96/mo.$100.52/mo.
184th13.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hugo
374th$128.7Average 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 AssociationBUNDLED13.04128.740,1135,230,450

Arriba, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Arriba's residential electricity rate is 13.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.96% less than Colorado's average price of 13.44 cents and 6.81% below the national average of 13.99 cents. With an estimated 1 residential customers, KC Electric Association is the largest electricity provider in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $128.7 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Arriba averages 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 178th highest in the state out of 483 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 1,058,862.76 kilograms, which is the 361st highest total amount of emissions for all cities in the state. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arriba

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.119/kWh$155.96/mo.$100.52/mo.
184th13.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arriba
374th$128.7Average 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 AssociationBUNDLED13.04128.740,1135,230,450

Electricity 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 819,234
Lincoln County CO Wind 701,579
Lincoln County CO Wind 592,808
Cedar Point WindCedar Point LLC (51.00%)Clover US Blocker LLC (49.00%)
Lincoln County CO Wind 490,472
Limon Generating StationTri State Generation (100.00%)
Lincoln County CO Natural Gas 113,55578,998,762.23695.69

Lincoln County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lincoln County residents average 287.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution for the county from electricity use is 1,631,199.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 55th highest amount in the state and 2825th in the nation. Around 95.82% of electricity in Lincoln County comes from production using Wind. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 3.97% and 0.20% of total electricity production, respectively. There are 5 electricity plants in Lincoln County, which is the 12th highest number of power plants in a county in the state.

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95.82%
NATURAL GAS
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3.97%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.20%

Lincoln County, Colorado Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Lincoln County include Mountain View Electric Association, KC Electric Association, and Southeast Colorado Power Association Oftentimes net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Colorado has favorable laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Lincoln County is 6.18%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Mountain View Electric Association, KC Electric Association, and Southeast Colorado Power Association. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Lincoln County is ranked as the 2553rd best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lincoln County:

  • Arriba, Colorado:
    • KC Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Genoa, Colorado:
    • KC Electric Association: 12.24%
    • Mountain View Electric Association: 87.76%
  • Hugo, Colorado:
    • KC Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Limon, Colorado:
    • Mountain View Electric Association: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Lincoln County, Colorado has 3 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

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

The largest electricity company in Lincoln County, Colorado by total revenue is Mountain View Electric Association.

What electricity companies offer service in Lincoln County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Mountain View Electric Association22,525
2KC Electric Association859
3Southeast Colorado Power Association489

How many power plants are within Lincoln County, Colorado?

Lincoln County, Colorado is home to 5 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-24