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Pueblo County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Solar power generation in Pueblo County has grown from 746,504 megawatt hours to 1,996,593 megawatt hours per year in the past year.

Natural gas makes up 16.40% of the electricity generation in Pueblo County, giving it a ranking of 256th out of 3230 counties in the US for natural gas generation.

Citizens of Pueblo County use enough electricity to release 6,702.03 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, which is the 4th highest amount of pollution from electricity use for a county in Colorado.

Pueblo County generates 46.46 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 242nd highest county in the country for non-renewable generation per capita.

The use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production in Pueblo County increased by 167.09% last year.

Ranking 336th in wind power production in the United States out of 3230 counties, Pueblo County has a total yield of 2,208 megawatt hours from wind power.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,634,511 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.64 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,875,267 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,998,801 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,876,466 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    58.25 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,136,288,494 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,702.03 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Pueblo

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Pueblo Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.07¢ per kWh

  • 7.01% lower than last month
  • 26.51% higher than April last year
  • 2.06% higher than the Colorado average
  • 10.87% lower than the US average
  • 308th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 79 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 252 since April last year
  • 15,994th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4,139 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 10,388 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.94¢ per kWh

  • 1.92% higher than last month
  • 23.74% lower than April last year
  • 3.82% lower than the Colorado average
  • 13.55% lower than the US average
  • 100th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 352 since April last year
  • 12,759th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,305 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 13,602 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$62.32 per month

  • 22.27% lower than last month
  • 10.76% higher than April last year
  • 23.74% lower than the Colorado average
  • 44.72% lower than the US average
  • 30th in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 143 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 532nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,753 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 358 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$77.52 per month

  • 0.66% higher than last month
  • 30.55% lower than April last year
  • 20.77% lower than the Colorado average
  • 43.03% lower than the US average
  • 31st in the state out of 480 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 213 since April last year
  • 248th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 12 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,283 since April last year

Pueblo, CO Electricity Overview

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Pueblo averages a residential electricity rate of 13.94 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.82% less than the state's average price of 14.49 cents. There are approximately 56.44 megawatt hours per resident generated from the use of coal in the city. Generation from renewable fuel sources comes to 0.02 megawatt hours produced per customer in the city.

The use of electricity in Pueblo accounts for 932,244,625.09 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 8,364.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 2nd ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. About 79.50% of electricity in Pueblo comes from production using Coal. Natural Gas and Wind make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 20.47% and 0.03% of total electricity production, respectively. Pueblo has 3 electricity generation plants, which is the most for a city in Colorado.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pueblo

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.263/kWh$0.119/kWh$163.83/mo.$56.26/mo.
100th13.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pueblo
31st$77.52Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED13.8477.111,498,610594,67982,307,683
San Isabel Electric AssociationBUNDLED16.65109.85175,096.7429,156,328.09

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

Pueblo West CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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Pueblo West CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 14.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.92% more than the average state price of 14.49 cents. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.13 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting roughly 123.5 minutes each. The countrywide averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages each year and 137.24 minutes per outage. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Pueblo West CDP average is 36.71% lower at $87.36 per month.

On average, Pueblo West CDP citizens emit 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 7th highest polluting city out of 483 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 147,825,026.85 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 February and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.231/kWh$0.130/kWh$161.35/mo.$65.69/mo.
326th14.77¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pueblo West CDP
187th$87.36Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED13.8477.11594,67982,307,683
San Isabel Electric AssociationBUNDLED16.65109.85175,096.7429,156,328.09

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Colorado City CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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Colorado City CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 16.67 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.05% more than the state's average price of 14.49 cents. This makes the city 437th lowest for average electricity price out of 483 cities in the state. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.13 outages per consumer a year, with outages lasting roughly 123.5 minutes each. The countrywide averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages each year and 137.24 minutes per outage. San Isabel Electric Association sells an estimated 891.94 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

On average, Colorado City CDP citizens emit 4,480.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 207th highest polluting city out of 483 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 10,372,978.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 164th 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 September and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.174/kWh$0.151/kWh$155.69/mo.$85.98/mo.
437th16.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Colorado City CDP
289th$109.87Average 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 AssociationBUNDLED16.65109.85175,096.7429,156,328.09

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

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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 6,410,935.026,113,107,925.26953.54
Pueblo CO Natural Gas 1,499,131752,034,130.68501.65
Neptune Energy Center HybridNeptune Energy Center, LLC (100.00%)
Pueblo County CO Solar 605,148
Bighorn Solar 1Bighorn Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Pueblo County CO Solar 600,789
Thunder Wolf Energy Center HybridThunder Wolf Energy Center, LLC (100.00%)
Pueblo County CO Solar 498,210
Sun Mountain Solar 1
Pueblo County CO Solar 472,580
Comanche SolarNovatus Energy (100.00%)
Pueblo County CO Solar 258,846
Vestas Towers America, Inc.CS Wind America, Inc. (100.00%)
Pueblo CO Wind 2,208

Pueblo County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Pueblo County results in 1,136,288,494.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 306th 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 6,702.03 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 63.70% of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Secondary fuels used in electricity generation include Solar at 20.22% and Natural Gas at 16.40% of generation. Pueblo County has 8 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 26th highest amount of power plants in a single county.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
63.70%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
20.22%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
16.40%
WIND
Wind
0.02%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.34%

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 6.72%. The US average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 4.18%, resulting in a rank of 2636th best in the nation and a state rank of 44th best out of 3230 and 64 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Pueblo County:

  • Boone, Colorado:
    • Black Hills Energy: 100.00%
  • Pueblo, Colorado:
    • San Isabel Electric Association: 1.28%
    • Black Hills Energy: 98.72%
  • 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

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-06-22