Mineral County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Mineral County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Mineral County is ranked 1457th out of 3221 for highest polluting county in the US based on pollution per person. The county emits 5,055.25 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

Residents of Mineral County are paying, on average, 14.63% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the nationwide average rate, at 16.58 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

No electricity generation takes place in Mineral County.

Mineral County is ranked as the 3207th highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the US with over 0 megawatt hours being used by residents for their electricity needs.

Mineral County released 4,372,790.99 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 2800th worst polluting county out of 3221 counties in the US.

There was a 6.03% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the past year in Mineral County.


  • Total Consumption

    8,543 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.88 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    4,372,791 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,055.25 kg

City of Creede, CO Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants who call City of Creede home spend, on average, 17.07 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity , which is above both the state and the United States average prices of 13.85 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. City of Creede is home to 257 residents, which is the 341st most populated city in the state. San Luis Valley REC sells an estimated 68.07 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other electricity suppliers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. City of Creede averages 5,055.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use. This results in a total emissions amount from electricity use of 1,299,199.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has no electricity production sources, resulting in the need to import the 2,538.15 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in City of Creede

City of Creede residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.223/kWh$0.148/kWh$154.58/mo.$88.04/mo.
411th17.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of City of Creede
261st$112.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for City of Creede Residents

Electric Companies With Service in City of Creede, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
San Luis Valley RECBUNDLED17.07112.1869,78611,909,000

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Mineral County, Colorado Details

Mineral County, Colorado Net Metering

Of the 2 electric companies in Mineral County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. Consumers in Colorado have some of the best net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Mineral County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.95% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Mineral County is ranked as the 2469th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Mineral County, Colorado


Which electricity companies offer service in Mineral County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1La Plata Electric Association2,829
2San Luis Valley REC1,418

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

By total revenue, La Plata Electric Association is the largest electricity company in Mineral County, Colorado.

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

There are 2 electricity companies serving customers in Mineral County, Colorado.

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