Montezuma County, CO: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

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Montezuma County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Releasing 116,123,591.16 kilograms of CO2 gases, Montezuma County has the 23rd worst pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the state.

No electricity generation takes place in Montezuma County, resulting in the county needing to import their electricity from outside of their borders.

The US average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.12 cents, while residents of Montezuma County benefit from an average rate that is 5.30% less at 15.27 cents per kilowatt hour.

Montezuma County has a population of 25,916 citizens.

The largest electricity company in Montezuma County by number of customers is Empire Electric Association.

Montezuma County has emissions of 4,480.77 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the US average of 4,114.63.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    249,847 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.64 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    116,123,591 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,480.77 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Cortez

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Cortez Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.56¢ per kWh

  • 0.9% higher than last month
  • 8.9% higher than April last year
  • 5.37% higher than the Colorado average
  • 7.98% lower than the US average
  • 371st in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 24 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 30 since April last year
  • 17,428th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 418 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,837 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.29¢ per kWh

  • 0.7% higher than last month
  • 0.97% higher than April last year
  • 5.5% higher than the Colorado average
  • 5.18% lower than the US average
  • 389th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since April last year
  • 17,952nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 233 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 186 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$87.67 per month

  • 10.18% lower than last month
  • 4.37% higher than April last year
  • 7.28% higher than the Colorado average
  • 22.24% lower than the US average
  • 241st in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since April last year
  • 5,583rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,503 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 54 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$105.78 per month

  • 0.29% higher than last month
  • 4.56% lower than April last year
  • 8.12% higher than the Colorado average
  • 22.27% lower than the US average
  • 243rd in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 34 since April last year
  • 4,713th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 49 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,466 since April last year

Cortez, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 15.29 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Cortez, which is 5.50% higher than Colorado's average price of 14.49 cents and 5.18% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 1,301.26 megawatt hours a year, Empire Electric Association is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Emitting 39,170,876.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Cortez ranks 81st highest out of 483 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cortez

Cortez residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.165/kWh$0.139/kWh$149.88/mo.$82.21/mo.
389th15.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cortez
243rd$105.78Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cortez Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cortez, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Empire Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.27105.75100,964.5215,415,385.39

Towaoc CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 15.29 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Towaoc CDP, which is 5.50% higher than Colorado's average price of 14.49 cents and 5.18% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 742.21 megawatt hours a year, Empire Electric Association is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Emitting 5,753,306.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Towaoc CDP ranks 200th highest out of 483 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Towaoc CDP

Towaoc CDP residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.165/kWh$0.139/kWh$149.88/mo.$82.21/mo.
389th15.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Towaoc CDP
243rd$105.78Average residential monthly electricity bill for Towaoc CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Towaoc CDP, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Empire Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.27105.75100,964.5215,415,385.39

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Mancos, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 15.29 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Mancos, which is 5.50% higher than Colorado's average price of 14.49 cents and 5.18% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 132.26 megawatt hours a year, Empire Electric Association is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Emitting 5,233,537.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Mancos ranks 208th highest out of 483 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mancos

Mancos residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.165/kWh$0.139/kWh$149.88/mo.$82.21/mo.
389th15.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mancos
243rd$105.78Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mancos Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mancos, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Empire Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.27105.75100,964.5215,415,385.39

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Montezuma County, Colorado Details

Montezuma County, Colorado Net Metering

Montezuma County is home to one electric supplier. Fortunately for customers in the county who are interested in having their own solar panels, the only supplier in the county allows for net metering. At the state level, Colorado has some of the best net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

In Montezuma County one company reports energy loss, Empire Electric Association. They average an annual energy loss of 1.00%. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the Colorado average is 4.18%, resulting in a rank of 22nd best in the US and a state rank of best out of 3230 and 64 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Montezuma County, Colorado

Providers In Each City in Montezuma County:

  • Cortez, Colorado:
    • Empire Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Dolores, Colorado:
    • Empire Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Mancos, Colorado:
    • Empire Electric Association: 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 Montezuma County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Empire Electric Association10,762

What electricity company is the largest provider in Montezuma County, Colorado?

The largest electricity company in Montezuma County, Colorado by megawatt hours sold is Empire Electric Association.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-02