Montezuma County, Colorado Electric Profile

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Averaging production of 0.85 megawatt hours per resident each year, Montezuma County ranks 1493rd out of 3220 counties in production per capita in the US.

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Montezuma County had a 3.75% rise over the last year in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation.

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With total generation of 22,187 megawatt hours, Montezuma County is ranked 1615th largest generator of electricity in the United States out of 3220 counties for total generation.

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Montezuma County generates 0.85 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Montezuma County the 26th highest ranking county out of 64 counties for renewable generation per capita in Colorado.

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Over the course of the last year Montezuma County had a 3.75% increase in hydroelectric power generation.

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Montezuma County is Empire Electric Association.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    259,129 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.9 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    22,187 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    22,187 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.85 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    128,553,146 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,909.79 kg

Cortez, CO Electric Overview

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Cortez's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 15.51 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for the inhabitants, this rate is above both the state and the United States average rates of 12.69 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Empire Electric Association has 33 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier in the city.

Cortez emits 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 9th worst polluting city out of 459 cities in the state. A total of 46,580,772.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cortez

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.150/kWh$105.97/mo.$102.33/mo.
339th15.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cortez
194th$105.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cortez Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cortez, Colorado

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Empire Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.51105.97No DataIcon representing missing value.96,21714,922,500
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Mancos, CO Electric Overview

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On average, Mancos's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 15.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.22% above the state's average rate of 12.69 cents and 15.31% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Empire Electric Association sells 128.59 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other electricity suppliers.

Mancos emits 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 101st highest polluting city out of 459 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 8,736,244.08 kilograms, which is the 175th worst total amount of pollution for any city in Colorado. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mancos

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.150/kWh$105.97/mo.$102.33/mo.
339th15.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mancos
194th$105.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mancos Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mancos, Colorado

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Empire Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.51105.97No DataIcon representing missing value.96,21714,922,500
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Towaoc CDP, CO Electric Overview

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Towaoc CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 15.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.22% more than Colorado's average price of 12.69 cents and 15.31% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Empire Electric Association.

Around 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 101st highest polluter in Colorado out of 459 cities. With total emissions of 6,191,081.4 kilograms, the city ranks 196th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. Because there is no electricity production occurring within the city, Towaoc CDP must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to import all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Towaoc CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.150/kWh$105.97/mo.$102.33/mo.
339th15.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Towaoc CDP
194th$105.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Towaoc CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Towaoc CDP, Colorado

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Empire Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.51105.97No DataIcon representing missing value.96,21714,922,500
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Energy Production in Montezuma County, Colorado

Power Plants in Montezuma County, Colorado

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Montezuma County CO Conventional Hydroelectric 17,569No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
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Montezuma County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Montezuma County average 4,909.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which ranks them as the 41st worst polluting county out of 64 counties in Colorado based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 128,553,145.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 23rd highest for total pollution in Colorado. The county is home to 2 electricity generation plants, which is 1044th most in the country and 958th highest when counting plants per resident. Montezuma County's top fuel type consumed for electricity generation is Conventional Hydroelectric. They produce 22,187 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel.

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Montezuma County, Colorado Net Metering

Montezuma County has 1 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Colorado has some of the best state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Montezuma County is about 3.36% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Montezuma County having a rank of 618th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Montezuma County, Colorado

Providers In Each City in Montezuma County:

  • Cortez, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Empire Electric Association: 50.00%
  • Dolores, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Empire Electric Association: 50.00%
  • Mancos, Colorado:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Empire Electric Association: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Montezuma County, Colorado by total revenue is Empire Electric Association.

How many power plants are located within Montezuma County, Colorado?

There are 2 active electricity plants located in Montezuma County, Colorado

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

Montezuma County, Colorado is home to 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Montezuma County, Colorado?

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1Empire Electric Association10,721

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16