Rio Blanco County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Rio Blanco County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Rio Blanco County citizens are responsible for 4,204.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita per year, while the nationwide average pollution per person is 4,483.41.

Rio Blanco County has experienced a 33.09% decline in the last 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

Releasing 27,453,108.72 kilograms of CO2 gases, Rio Blanco County has the 2523rd worst pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the nation.

With total generation of 12,773 megawatt hours, Rio Blanco County is ranked 31st largest generator of electricity in the state out of 64 counties for total production.

The largest provider in Rio Blanco County by megawatt hours sold is White River Electric Association.

Residents of Rio Blanco County pay around 30.85% less than the $123.86 national average monthly residential electric bill.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    64,560 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    12,773 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    12,773 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.96 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    27,453,109 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,204.8 kg

Meeker, CO Electricity Overview

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Meeker has an average residential electricity rate of 13.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.42% more than the average state rate of 13.44 cents and 2.61% less than the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. White River Electric Association is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $123.86, while the Meeker average is 23.67% below at $94.54 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Meeker averages 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 178th highest in the state out of 483 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 12,444,258.37 kilograms, which is the 158th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in Colorado. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Meeker

Meeker residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.135/kWh$94.54/mo.$82.96/mo.
237th13.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Meeker
134th$94.54Average residential monthly electricity bill for Meeker Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Meeker, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
White River Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.6394.5421,3472,908,900

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Rangely, CO Electricity Overview

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Rangely has an average residential electricity rate of 8.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 39.33% less than the average state rate of 13.44 cents and 41.74% lower than the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. Moon Lake Electric is the largest supplier in the city based on total residential customers. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $123.86, while the Rangely average is 44.11% below at $69.23 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Rangely averages 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 178th highest in the state out of 483 cities for emissions efficiency. Total emissions in the city are 12,051,116.25 kilograms, which is the 163rd worst total amount of pollution for all cities in Colorado. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rangely

Rangely residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.098/kWh$0.070/kWh$102.24/mo.$49.23/mo.
1st8.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rangely
2nd$69.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rangely Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rangely, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Moon Lake ElectricBUNDLED8.1569.2315,8381,290,988

Electricity Production in Rio Blanco County, Colorado

Power Plants in Rio Blanco County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Bar DCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Rio Blanco County CO Solar 9,190
Taylor Draw Hydroelectric FacilityRio Blanco Water Conserv Dist (100.00%)
Rio Blanco County CO Conventional Hydroelectric 3,583

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Rio Blanco County averages 4,204.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 48th worst in the state out of 64 counties for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 27,453,108.72 kilograms, the county ranks 39th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county has 2 power producing plants, which is 21st highest in the state. When it comes to electricity generation, Rio Blanco County's top fuel type is Solar, accounting for 9,190 megawatt hours, or 71.95% of production in the county.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
71.95%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
28.05%

Rio Blanco County, Colorado Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Rio Blanco County supplying electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Residents of Colorado have some of the best net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Rio Blanco County averages out to about 1.01% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Rio Blanco County is ranked as the 69th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Rio Blanco County, Colorado

FAQ

How many power plants are in Rio Blanco County, Colorado?

There are 2 power plants in Rio Blanco County, Colorado

What electricity companies offer service in Rio Blanco County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1White River Electric Association2,807
2Moon Lake Electric945

How many electric companies offer service in Rio Blanco County, Colorado?

There are 2 electricity companies operating in Rio Blanco County, Colorado.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Rio Blanco County, Colorado?

By total revenue, White River Electric Association is the largest electricity supplier in Rio Blanco County, Colorado.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-14