Otero County, CO: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Otero County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Otero County, Colorado Electricity Overview

There was a 10.26% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita over the preceding year in Otero County.

While the national average residential rate of electricity is 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, Otero County's average price is 2.87% below that at 15.66 cents per kilowatt hour.

Black Hills Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Otero County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Consumers in Otero County face an average of 1.13 outages lasting 123.5 minutes each year, compared to the US averages of 1.27 outages at 137.24 minutes per outage.

Otero County has emissions of 4,480.77 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 4,480.77.

Emitting 83,633,540.24 kilograms of CO2 gases, Otero County has the 1940th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3230 counties in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    179,942 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.64 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    83,633,540 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,480.77 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in La Junta

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La Junta Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.72¢ per kWh

  • 2.25% lower than last month
  • 14.96% higher than April last year
  • 6.47% higher than the Colorado average
  • 7.02% lower than the US average
  • 374th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 14 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 121 since April last year
  • 17,917th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,977 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,184 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.1¢ per kWh

  • 1.14% higher than last month
  • 9.69% lower than April last year
  • 4.23% higher than the Colorado average
  • 6.32% lower than the US average
  • 372nd in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 18 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 33 since April last year
  • 17,166th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 587 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,052 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$73.2 per month

  • 14.64% lower than last month
  • 6.43% higher than April last year
  • 10.42% lower than the Colorado average
  • 35.07% lower than the US average
  • 188th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 2,126th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,016 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 749 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$89.25 per month

  • 0.41% higher than last month
  • 15.42% lower than April last year
  • 8.78% lower than the Colorado average
  • 34.42% lower than the US average
  • 195th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 1,950th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 73 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,255 since April last year

La Junta, CO Electricity Overview

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La Junta's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 15.10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.32% below the average national price of 16.12 cents. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $138.02, while the La Junta average is 35.34% lower at $89.25 per month. With an estimated 3,541 total residential customers, La Junta Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Emissions in La Junta average 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 207th worst polluting city out of 483 cities in Colorado based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 32,628,954.73 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in La Junta

La Junta residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.199/kWh$0.137/kWh$147.79/mo.$68.78/mo.
372nd15.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of La Junta
195th$89.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for La Junta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in La Junta, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED13.8477.11594,67982,307,683
La Junta UtilitiesBUNDLED15.699320,839.553,270,213.02
Southeast Colorado Power AssociationBUNDLED17.03126.5869,068.7311,759,185.27

Rocky Ford, CO Electricity Overview

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Rocky Ford's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 13.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their inhabitants, 13.77% lower than the average nationwide electricity price of 16.12 cents. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $138.02, while the Rocky Ford average is 44.14% lower at $77.1 per month. With an estimated 75 total residential customers, Black Hills Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Emissions in Rocky Ford average 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 207th worst polluting city out of 483 cities in Colorado based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 17,367,457.92 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rocky Ford

Rocky Ford residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.265/kWh$0.119/kWh$163.93/mo.$55.86/mo.
99th13.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rocky Ford
30th$77.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rocky Ford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rocky Ford, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED13.8477.11594,67982,307,683

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Fowler, CO Electricity Overview

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Fowler's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 13.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately for their inhabitants, 13.77% lower than the average nationwide electricity price of 16.12 cents. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $138.02, while the Fowler average is 44.14% lower at $77.1 per month. With an estimated 25 total residential customers, Black Hills Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Emissions in Fowler average 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 207th worst polluting city out of 483 cities in Colorado based on emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity use of 5,184,248.92 kilograms. The city has no electricity generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fowler

Fowler residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.265/kWh$0.119/kWh$163.93/mo.$55.86/mo.
99th13.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fowler
30th$77.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fowler Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fowler, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED13.8477.11594,67982,307,683

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Otero County, Colorado Details

Otero County, Colorado Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Otero County include Black Hills Energy, La Junta Utilities, and Southeast Colorado Power Association The state of Colorado has highly favorable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Otero County who report energy loss data had an average of 7.72% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% while the Colorado average is 4.18%, resulting in a rank of 2782nd best in the United States and a state rank of 57th best out of 3230 and 64 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Otero County:

  • Cheraw, Colorado:
    • Black Hills Energy: 98.71%
    • Southeast Colorado Power Association: 1.29%
  • Fowler, Colorado:
    • Black Hills Energy: 100.00%
  • La Junta, Colorado:
    • Black Hills Energy: 38.98%
    • Southeast Colorado Power Association: 7.24%
    • La Junta Utilities: 53.78%
  • Manzanola, Colorado:
    • Black Hills Energy: 100.00%
  • Rocky Ford, Colorado:
    • Black Hills Energy: 100.00%
  • Swink, Colorado:
    • Black Hills Energy: 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 provider in Otero County, Colorado?

By total customer count, Black Hills Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Otero County, Colorado.

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

There are 4 electricity companies serving customers in Otero County, Colorado.

What electricity companies offer service in Otero County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Black Hills Energy46,498
2La Junta Utilities4,421
3Southeast Colorado Power Association1,152
4San Isabel Electric Association940

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-22