Mesa County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Mesa County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Mesa County produces 74.52% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 0.05 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

The 2,440 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable energy ranks Mesa County at 911th out of 3221 counties in the US in non-renewable power production.

Mesa County has the 1715th highest total electricity generation out of 3221 counties in the United States, producing 9,575 megawatt hours.

Mesa County is the 42 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 64 counties in the state, with a population of 155,703 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 9,575.

Mesa County's 115.74% rise in the use of non-renewable fuels for electric production throughout the previous year is a disappointing trend.

Mesa County is home to over 155,703 residents and generates 7,135 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.05 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Mesa County 21st in Colorado out of 64 counties for solar megawatt hours generated per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,539,611 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,575 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    7,135 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,440 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.06 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    815,997,473 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,240.73 kg

Grand Junction, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Grand Junction's citizens spend 13.36 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Colorado and nationwide average rates of 13.44 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. More electricity is consumed in Grand Junction than is produced, with electricity usage adding up to 18932.99% of generation. Selling an estimated 46,449.32 megawatt hours per year, Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

There is one electricity plant in Grand Junction. The use of electricity in the city accounts for 341,843,495.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 18th highest in Colorado out of 483 cities. Averaging 5,214.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 461st worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. Grand Junction's primary fuel source is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Grand Junction

Grand Junction 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.
231st13.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Grand Junction
169th$102.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Grand Junction Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Grand Junction, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Grand Valley PowerBUNDLED13.70117.77166,24022,770,000
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

Zips with electric coverage in Grand Junction, Colorado include: 81504, 81501, 81503, 81507, 81506, 81505

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Clifton CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Clifton CDP's citizens spend 13.04 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. Fortunately for the inhabitants, this rate is below both the Colorado and nationwide average rates of 13.44 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of Colorado. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $87.44 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Consumers in the city enjoy a 9.63% markdown compared to the rest of the nation.

Electricity companies servicing Clifton CDP must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 107,002,799.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 178th highest in Colorado for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clifton CDP

Clifton CDP 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.
183rd13.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clifton CDP
123rd$87.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clifton CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clifton CDP, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Grand Valley PowerBUNDLED13.70117.77166,24022,770,000
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

Fruita, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, Fruita's citizens spend 13.70 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Colorado average rate of 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Grand Valley Power.

Electricity companies servicing Fruita must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 70,215,181.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 178th highest in Colorado for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fruita

Fruita residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.136/kWh$117.77/mo.$114.09/mo.
276th13.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fruita
298th$117.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fruita Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fruita, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Grand Valley PowerBUNDLED13.70117.77166,24022,770,000

Zips with electric coverage in Fruita, Colorado include: 81521, 81507, 81524

Electricity Production in Mesa County, Colorado

Power Plants in Mesa County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Mesa County CO Solar 3,711
Grand Junction CO Solar 3,424
Redlands CDP CO Natural Gas 2,4404,894,618.482,005.9912/2026

Mesa County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Mesa County, Solar makes up 74.52% of the fuel used for electricity production. When taken together with Natural Gas (24.27%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (1.21%), these three fuel types make up 9,575 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) county electricity production. The county has the 432nd highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 815,997,472.76 kilograms. The county also ranks 1441st highest in emissions per resident, averaging 5,240.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Mesa County is home to 3 power producing plants, which is the 19th most plants within a county in Colorado.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
74.52%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
24.27%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.21%

Mesa County, Colorado Net Metering

Of the 2 electric providers in Mesa County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. The state of Colorado has highly favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Mesa County is about 3.83% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average is 2.76%, meaning Mesa County ranks 872nd best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Mesa County, Colorado

Providers In Each City in Mesa County:

  • Collbran, Colorado:
    • Black Hills Energy: 50.00%
    • Grand Valley Power: 50.00%
  • De Beque, Colorado:
    • Grand Valley Power: 100.00%
  • Fruita, Colorado:
    • Grand Valley Power: 100.00%
  • Grand Junction, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 41.79%
    • Grand Valley Power: 58.21%
  • Palisade, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Mesa County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Public Service Company of Colorado96,072
2Grand Valley Power15,179

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

The largest electricity provider in Mesa County, Colorado by megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of Colorado.

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

There are 2 electricity providers operating in Mesa County, Colorado.

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

There are 3 power plants in Mesa County, Colorado

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-12