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Morgan County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Morgan County, Colorado Electricity Overview

The 2,822,753.4 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable fuel types ranks Morgan County at 6th out of 64 counties in the state in non-renewable power production.

Morgan County is ranked 1st out of 64 for worst polluting county in Colorado based on emissions per capita.

The burning of non-renewable fuels in electricity generation in Morgan County has declined by 5.08% over the previous year.

Morgan County experienced a 2.00% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the past year.

Morgan County is the 20th largest county in Colorado, with 28,868 citizens residing within the county's borders.

Morgan County generates 100.00% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 97.78 megawatt hours per resident and places Morgan County as the 158th highest county out of 3230 counties in the US for non-renewable production per capita each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    278,306 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.64 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,822,753 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,822,753 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    97.78 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    310,233,153 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    10,746.61 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Fort Morgan

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Fort Morgan Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

7.39¢ per kWh

  • 0.9% higher than last month
  • 8.9% higher than April last year
  • 49.94% lower than the Colorado average
  • 56.28% lower than the US average
  • 1st in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 126th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 31 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 12 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

7.26¢ per kWh

  • 0.7% higher than last month
  • 0.97% higher than April last year
  • 49.88% lower than the Colorado average
  • 54.95% lower than the US average
  • 1st in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 89th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$46.57 per month

  • 10.18% lower than last month
  • 4.38% higher than April last year
  • 43.01% lower than the Colorado average
  • 58.69% lower than the US average
  • 1st in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 72nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 191 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 34 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$56.18 per month

  • 0.29% higher than last month
  • 4.56% lower than April last year
  • 42.57% lower than the Colorado average
  • 58.71% lower than the US average
  • 1st in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 16th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3 since April last year

Fort Morgan, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 7.26 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Fort Morgan, which is 49.88% below the average Colorado price of 14.49 cents and 54.95% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 250,309.91 megawatt hours, Fort Morgan Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Fort Morgan average is 59.29% lower at $56.18 per month.

Fort Morgan citizens average 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 207th highest in Colorado out of 483 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 51,452,662.34 kilograms, which is the 59th 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 June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.087/kWh$0.060/kWh$102.24/mo.$43.87/mo.
1st7.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Morgan
1st$56.18Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED7.1755.0652,398.713,758,411.66
Morgan County Rural Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.73144.570,261.159,649,663.41

Brush, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.82 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Brush, which is 4.62% below the average Colorado price of 14.49 cents and 14.27% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 891.03 megawatt hours, Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Brush average is 0.33% higher at $138.48 per month.

Brush citizens average 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 207th highest in Colorado out of 483 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 23,851,129.64 kilograms, which is the 110th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. Electricity companies who provide service in Brush 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 Brush

Brush residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.126/kWh$196.78/mo.$105.99/mo.
71st13.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brush
449th$138.48Average 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 AssociationBUNDLED13.73144.570,261.159,649,663.41
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED14.4683.889,409,117.061,360,767,195

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Wiggins, CO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 13.75 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Wiggins, which is 5.10% below the average Colorado price of 14.49 cents and 14.71% less than the US average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 138.55 megawatt hours, Morgan County Rural Electric Association is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The US average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Wiggins average is 4.72% higher at $144.53 per month.

Wiggins citizens average 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which ranks them 7th highest in Colorado out of 483 in this category. Total emissions in the city are 5,094,633.55 kilograms, which is the 212th 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 September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.127/kWh$204.81/mo.$111.87/mo.
68th13.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wiggins
477th$144.53Average 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 AssociationBUNDLED13.73144.570,261.159,649,663.41

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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 2,501,361.42,947,776,227.451,178.47
Manchief Electric Generating StationPublic Service Company of Colorado (100.00%)
Morgan County CO Natural Gas 315,081197,281,590.1626.13
Western Sugar Coop- Ft MorganWestern Sugar Cooperative (100.00%)
Morgan County CO Natural Gas 6,3111,523,405.66241.39

Morgan County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Morgan County citizens average 10,746.61 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 310,233,153.34 kilograms, the county ranks 14th highest in Colorado for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county has 3 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 185th 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 87.88% of production in the county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
87.88%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
12.12%

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 6.57% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the state average is 4.18%, resulting in a rank of 2603rd best in the nation and a state rank of 42nd best out of 3230 and 64 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Morgan County:

  • Brush, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 9.97%
    • Morgan County Rural Electric Association: 90.03%
  • Fort Morgan, Colorado:
    • Morgan County Rural Electric Association: 1.24%
    • Fort Morgan Utilities: 98.76%
  • 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 3 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.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-07