Montrose County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Montrose County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Montrose County is the 1147th largest county by population in the country, with 42,679 citizens calling the county home.

There was a 0% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the previous year in Montrose County.

Montrose County produces 419,092 megawatt hours from hydroelectric plants in the last 12 months, which gives them a rank of 2nd out of 64 counties in the state for total hydroelectric generation.

Citizens of Montrose County use enough electricity to release 18.71 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, compared to the national average of 4,483.41.

Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 100.00%, or 420,509 megawatt hours, of Montrose County's total energy generation.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has decreased by 20.37% over the course of the previous year in Montrose County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    422,015 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    420,509 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    420,509 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9.85 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    798,600 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    18.71 kg

Montrose, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.94 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Montrose, which ranks the city 308th out of 483 cities in Colorado. Selling an estimated 3,494.99 megawatt hours a year, Delta Montrose Electric is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Emitting 106,363,288.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Montrose ranks 40th highest out of 483 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,241.89 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 Montrose

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.141/kWh$111.64/mo.$103.51/mo.
308th14.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Montrose
239th$111.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Montrose Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Montrose, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Delta Montrose ElectricBUNDLED14.94111.64274,63341,022,600

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Olathe, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 14.94 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Olathe, which ranks the city 308th out of 483 cities in Colorado. Selling an estimated 284.62 megawatt hours a year, Delta Montrose Electric is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Emitting 10,583,385.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Olathe ranks 170th highest out of 483 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,241.89 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 Olathe

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.141/kWh$111.64/mo.$103.51/mo.
308th14.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Olathe
239th$111.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Olathe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Olathe, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Delta Montrose ElectricBUNDLED14.94111.64274,63341,022,600

Nucla, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 15.86 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Nucla, which ranks the city 349th out of 483 cities in Colorado. With a population of 585 citizens, the city is the 273rd most populated city in Colorado. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $129 per month.

Emitting 3,066,508.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Nucla ranks 270th highest out of 483 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,241.89 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 Nucla

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.156/kWh$129.00/mo.$122.93/mo.
349th15.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nucla
384th$129Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nucla Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nucla, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
San Miguel Power AssociationBUNDLED15.86129111,17517,628,700

Electricity Production in Montrose County, Colorado

Power Plants in Montrose County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Montrose County CO Conventional Hydroelectric 243,778
Montrose County CO Conventional Hydroelectric 133,806
Shavano Falls Hydro Drop 4Shavano Falls Hydro LLC - Drop 4 Project (100.00%)
Montrose County CO Conventional Hydroelectric 21,468
Shavano Falls HydroShavano Falls Hydro LLC ? Shavano Project (100.00%)
Montrose County CO Conventional Hydroelectric 11,392
Drop 5Drop 5 Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Montrose County CO Conventional Hydroelectric 8,648
SMPA Solar 1 Community SolarSan Miguel Power Association (100.00%)
Montrose County CO Solar 1,417

Montrose County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 56th worst ranked county out of 64 counties in Colorado, Montrose County emits 798,600 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. The county averages 18.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the county from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's pollution levels. They rank 2877th worst in the country in this category. Conventional Hydroelectric is the primary fuel in Montrose County, with 99.66% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Montrose County has the 11th most electricity generation plants of any county in Colorado, with 6 total power plants.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
99.66%
SOLAR
Solar
0.34%

Montrose County, Colorado Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Montrose County providing electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Citizens of Colorado have favorable net metering laws that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Montrose County is about 4.78% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Montrose County ranks 1686th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Montrose County, Colorado

Providers In Each City in Montrose County:

  • Montrose, Colorado:
    • Delta Montrose Electric: 100.00%
  • Naturita, Colorado:
    • San Miguel Power Association: 100.00%
  • Nucla, Colorado:
    • San Miguel Power Association: 100.00%
  • Olathe, Colorado:
    • Delta Montrose Electric: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Montrose County, Colorado by total customer count is Delta Montrose Electric.

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Montrose County, Colorado.

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

There are 6 electricity plants in Montrose County, Colorado

Which electricity companies offer service in Montrose County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Delta Montrose Electric12,346
2San Miguel Power Association3,802

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01