Ouray County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Ouray County, Colorado Electricity Overview

As the 1679th highest producer of electricity in the United States out of 3221 counties, Ouray County produces 12,295 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

Ouray County is the 43rd worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in the state, releasing 19,031,170.11 kilograms of CO2 gases.

The use of renewable fuels for electricity generation has fallen by 13.29% in the county during the last 12 months.

The national average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.99 cents, while residents of Ouray County pay an average rate of 13.33% above the national average at 15.86 cents per kilowatt hour.

Averaging production of 2.52 megawatt hours per resident a year, Ouray County ranks 1222nd out of 3221 counties in the US in generation per capita.

Ouray County generates 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 2.52 megawatt hours per citizen a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    48,195 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    12,295 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    12,295 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.52 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    19,031,170 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,904.63 kg

Ridgway, CO Electricity Overview

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Ridgway's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 15.86 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 18.01% above the state's average rate of 13.44 cents. San Miguel Power Association is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. Residents in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $129. This is 4.15% higher than the nationwide average of $123.86.

Ridgway has zero electricity plants. About 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 178th worst polluter in the state out of 483 cities. At 5,241.89 kilograms per person and 1,183 residents in the city, the city emits 6,201,161.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ridgway

Ridgway 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 Ridgway
384th$129Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ridgway Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ridgway, Colorado

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

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Ouray, CO Electricity Overview

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Ouray's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 15.86 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 18.01% above the state's average rate of 13.44 cents. Selling an estimated 46.71 megawatt hours, San Miguel Power Association is the largest vendor in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $129 per month, while the state average is $96.76. Customers in the city are stuck with a 33.32% higher bill compared to the rest of the state.

Ouray has zero electricity plants. About 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 10th worst polluter in the state out of 483 cities. At 5,241.89 kilograms per person and 898 residents in the city, the city emits 4,707,221.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ouray

Ouray 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 Ouray
384th$129Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ouray Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ouray, Colorado

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

Loghill Village CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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Loghill Village CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 15.86 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 18.01% above the state's average rate of 13.44 cents. Selling an estimated 337.2 megawatt hours, San Miguel Power Association is the largest vendor in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $129 per month, while the state average is $96.76. Customers in the city are stuck with a 33.32% higher bill compared to the rest of the state.

Loghill Village CDP has zero electricity plants. About 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 10th worst polluter in the state out of 483 cities. At 5,241.89 kilograms per person and 617 residents in the city, the city emits 3,234,249.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Loghill Village CDP

Loghill Village CDP 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 Loghill Village CDP
384th$129Average residential monthly electricity bill for Loghill Village CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Loghill Village CDP, 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 Ouray County, Colorado

Power Plants in Ouray County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Tri-County Water Hydropower ProjectTri-County Water Conservancy District (100.00%)
Ouray County CO Conventional Hydroelectric 12,295

Ouray County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For the purpose of electricity production, Ouray County's top fuel type is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 100.00%, or 12,295 megawatt hours of generation in the county. Releasing 19,031,170.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 43rd highest out of 64 counties in Colorado for total pollution from electricity consumption. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,904.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 2075th ranked county in the nation for CO2 pollution released per capita. Ouray County has one electricity generation plant in the county.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
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Ouray County, Colorado Net Metering

San Miguel Power Association is the only provider we have covering Ouray County. Fortunately for customers they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs more economically attractive. Colorado has some of the best regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

The one company in Ouray County who reports energy loss data reported an annual loss of 5.32%. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Ouray County having a rank of 2148th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Ouray County, Colorado

FAQ

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

Ouray County, Colorado has one active power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity company in Ouray County, Colorado by total customer count is San Miguel Power Association.

What electricity companies offer service in Ouray County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1San Miguel Power Association2,074

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