Morgan County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Morgan County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Morgan County generates 430,874.33 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 342nd out of 3221 counties in the country for total natural gas generation.

Morgan County is the 358th highest producer of electricity in the US out of 3221 counties, producing 3,241,983 megawatt hours.

The average monthly residential electricity bill in Morgan County totals $141.14. In contrast, the state average bill is $96.76

Morgan County uses non-renewable sources to produce 111.37 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 2nd highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

Averaging generation of 111.37 megawatt hours per resident a year, Morgan County is 270th out of 3221 counties in production per capita in the United States.

Coal use for electricity generation in Morgan County has recently declined from 2,983,308.76 megawatt hours produced from coal per year down to 2,811,108.67 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    287,853 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,241,983 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,241,983 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    111.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    292,171,150 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,036.45 kg

Fort Morgan, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 8.51 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Fort Morgan, which is 36.66% below the average Colorado price of 13.44 cents and 39.17% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 246,940.73 megawatt hours, Fort Morgan Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Fort Morgan average is 38.24% lower at $76.5 per month.

Fort Morgan citizens average 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 178th highest in Colorado out of 483 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 60,790,254.53 kilograms, which is the 60th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Fort Morgan have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.088/kWh$0.070/kWh$82.84/mo.$70.16/mo.
4th8.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Morgan
7th$76.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Morgan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Morgan, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fort Morgan UtilitiesBUNDLED7.9368.9852,2324,143,000
Morgan County Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.76144.6268,0769,366,100

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Brush, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.01 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Brush, which is 3.16% below the average Colorado price of 13.44 cents and 7.01% less than the US average of 13.99 cents. Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest vendor in the city based on residential customer count. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $89.42 per month, while the state average is $96.76.

Brush citizens average 5,921.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 4th highest in Colorado out of 483 in this category. With total emissions of 31,613,186.76 kilograms, the city ranks 106th highest in Colorado for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The city has one power producing plant. Brush's power plants mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brush

Brush 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.
180th13.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brush
129th$89.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brush Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brush, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Morgan County Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.76144.6268,0769,366,100
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

Wiggins, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Wiggins, which is 2.40% above the average Colorado price of 13.44 cents and 1.67% lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 144.6 megawatt hours, Morgan County Rural Electric Association is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $123.86, while the Wiggins average is 16.76% higher at $144.62 per month.

Wiggins citizens average 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 10th highest in Colorado out of 483 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 7,343,894.68 kilograms, which is the 193rd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Wiggins have to rely on electricity generated in nearby towns or rural areas, since zero electricity generation happens within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wiggins

Wiggins residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.139/kWh$0.138/kWh$144.62/mo.$139.43/mo.
279th13.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wiggins
416th$144.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wiggins Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wiggins, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Morgan County Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.76144.6268,0769,366,100

Electricity Production in Morgan County, Colorado

Power Plants in Morgan County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Morgan County CO Coal 2,822,0643,049,456,403.21,080.58
Manchief Electric Generating StationManchief Power Co LLC (100.00%)
Morgan County CO Natural Gas 267,248153,700,016.26575.12
Brush Generation FacilityBicent Power (83.91%)Altagas Blythe Operations Inc. (16.09%)
Brush CO Natural Gas 141,57784,778,737.4598.82
Western Sugar Coop- Ft MorganWestern Sugar Cooperative (100.00%)
Morgan County CO Natural Gas 11,0942,677,938.2241.39

Morgan County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Morgan County citizens average 10,036.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them highest in Colorado out of 64 in this category. With total emissions of 292,171,149.68 kilograms, the county ranks 15th highest in Colorado for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county has 4 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 566th most power plants within a single county in the United States. For electricity production purposes, Morgan County's main fuel type is Coal, accounting for 86.71% of production in the county.

COAL
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86.71%
NATURAL GAS
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13.29%

Morgan County, Colorado Net Metering

Morgan County has 3 out of 4 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Colorado has great regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Morgan County that report energy loss, including Public Service Company of Colorado, Morgan County Rural Electric Association, and Highline Electric Association. Together, these 3 companies average an annual energy loss of 4.20% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 1215th best in the nation and a state rank of 32nd best out of 3221 and 64 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Morgan County:

  • Brush, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 87.07%
    • Morgan County Rural Electric Association: 12.93%
  • Fort Morgan, Colorado:
    • Morgan County Rural Electric Association: 9.94%
    • Fort Morgan Utilities: 90.06%
  • Hillrose, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 100.00%
  • Log Lane Village, Colorado:
    • Morgan County Rural Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Wiggins, Colorado:
    • Morgan County Rural Electric Association: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are within Morgan County, Colorado?

There are 4 active power plants located in Morgan County, Colorado

What electricity companies offer service in Morgan County, Colorado?

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

By total revenue, Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity company in Morgan County, Colorado.

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

Morgan County, Colorado is home to 4 electricity companies offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24