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Pueblo County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Pueblo County's 32.75% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production within the previous 12 months is an unfortunate circumstance.

Wind produces 2,942 megawatt hours of electricity in Pueblo County. This equals roughly 0.02 megawatt hours per person in Pueblo County being produced from wind power, giving the county a rank of 11th highest county in Colorado out of 64 counties.

Pueblo County is the 444th highest producing county in the United States out of 3221 counties when it comes to megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel sources.

Pueblo County generates 52.68 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 11 highest county out of 64 counties for production per capita in Colorado.

Pueblo County has seen year over year increase of 62.71% for electricity production from solar power.

Roughly 94.87% of Pueblo County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuels, making it the 126th highest county out of 3221 counties in the United States for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel types.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,662,808 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,858,450 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    454,158 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,404,292 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    52.68 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,470,798,606 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,746.32 kg

Pueblo, CO Electricity Overview

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Pueblo averages a residential electricity rate of 17.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 31.55% more than the state's average price of 13.44 cents. This makes the city 433rd lowest for average electricity price out of 483 cities in the state. There are approximately 62.59 megawatt hours per resident generated from the use of coal in the city. Solar gardens in the city produce 0.05 megawatt hours per customer living within the city. This results in a ranking of 14th out of 483 cities in Colorado.

The use of electricity in Pueblo accounts for 1,030,389,663.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 4th largest emissions amount in the state out of 483 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 9,210.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 2nd ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. About 83.24% of electricity in Pueblo comes from production using Coal. Natural Gas and Solar make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 16.67% and 0.06% of total electricity production, respectively. Pueblo has 6 electricity generation plants, which is the 3rd most for a city in Colorado.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pueblo

Pueblo residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.265/kWh$0.151/kWh$163.32/mo.$76.51/mo.
433rd17.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pueblo
227th$107.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pueblo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pueblo, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED17.74107.41,187,068635,712112,785,703
San Isabel Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.98112.8186,58029,816,200

Zips with electric coverage in Pueblo, Colorado include: 81007, 81005, 81001, 81004, 81003, 81006, 81008, 81025

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Pueblo West CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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Pueblo West CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 17.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 27.73% more than the state's average price of 13.44 cents. This makes the city 415th lowest for average electricity price out of 483 cities in the state. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.21 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting roughly 198.9 minutes each. The countrywide averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Black Hills Energy sells an estimated 15,242.33 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

On average, Pueblo West CDP citizens emit 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 10th highest polluting city out of 483 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 173,433,332.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 28th highest for total pollution in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Pueblo West CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pueblo West CDP

Pueblo West CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.265/kWh$0.151/kWh$163.32/mo.$76.51/mo.
415th17.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pueblo West CDP
233rd$109.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pueblo West CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pueblo West CDP, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Black Hills EnergyBUNDLED17.74107.4635,712112,785,703
San Isabel Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.98112.8186,58029,816,200

Colorado City CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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Colorado City CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 15.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.93% more than the state's average price of 13.44 cents. This makes the city 369th lowest for average electricity price out of 483 cities in the state. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.21 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting roughly 198.9 minutes each. The countrywide averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes per outage. San Isabel Electric Association sells an estimated 977.22 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

On average, Colorado City CDP citizens emit 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 178th highest polluting city out of 483 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 11,726,118.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 165th highest for total pollution in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Colorado City CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Colorado City CDP

Colorado City CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.160/kWh$112.80/mo.$107.16/mo.
369th15.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Colorado City CDP
252nd$112.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Colorado City CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Colorado City CDP, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
San Isabel Electric AssociationBUNDLED15.98112.8186,58029,816,200

Zips with electric coverage in Colorado City CDP, Colorado include: 81004, 81069, 81019

Electricity Production in Pueblo County, Colorado

Power Plants in Pueblo County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Pueblo CO Coal 7,217,224.027,244,264,945.821,003.75
Pueblo CO Natural Gas 1,187,519591,176,055.12497.82
Comanche SolarNovatus Energy (100.00%)
Pueblo County CO Solar 251,946
Bighorn Solar 1Bighorn Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Pueblo County CO Solar 194,131
CEC Solar #1117, LLCClean Focus Renewables, Inc. (100.00%)
Pueblo CO Solar 5,139
Vestas Towers America, Inc.CS Wind America, Inc. (100.00%)
Pueblo CO Wind 2,942
Pueblo CO Natural Gas -14030,892.61-220.66
Pueblo CO Distillate Fuel Oil -31168,749.02-221.06

Pueblo County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Pueblo County results in 1,470,798,605.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 235th highest of any county in the nation. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 8,746.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 4th highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. Electricity producing plants in the county mainly use Coal, which makes up 79.05% of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Secondary fuels used in electricity generation include Natural Gas at 15.83% and Solar at 5.09% of generation. Pueblo County has 8 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 244th highest amount of power plants in a single county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
79.05%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
15.83%
SOLAR
Solar
5.09%
WIND
Wind
0.03%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.01%

Pueblo County, Colorado Net Metering

Out of the 4 suppliers in Pueblo County, 4 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their customers. The state of Colorado has highly favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Pueblo County has 3 providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these suppliers is 5.77%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 2386th best in the nation and a state rank of 50th best out of 3221 and 64 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Pueblo County:

  • Boone, Colorado:
    • Southeast Colorado Power Association: 50.00%
    • Black Hills Energy: 50.00%
  • Pueblo, Colorado:
    • San Isabel Electric Association: 3.73%
    • Black Hills Energy: 96.27%
  • Rye, Colorado:
    • San Isabel Electric Association: 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 Pueblo County, Colorado?

The largest electricity company in Pueblo County, Colorado by total customer count is Black Hills Energy.

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

Pueblo County, Colorado has 4 electricity providers offering service in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Pueblo County, Colorado?

How many power plants are in Pueblo County, Colorado?

There are 8 active electricity plants located in Pueblo County, Colorado

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-18