Rio Blanco County, Colorado Electric Profile
As the 1644th highest generator of electricity in the country out of 3220 counties, Rio Blanco County generates 19,091 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuel types.
With 9,734 megawatt hours produced using solar, Rio Blanco County is 16th in Colorado out of 64 counties for solar power electricity generation.
Rio Blanco County averages 3.02 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 14th highest in the state out of 64.
Rio Blanco County is the 51st worst polluting county in Colorado based on emissions per person.
Rio Blanco County had a 9.05% decline in CO2 emissions per capita in the last year.
Almost 49.01% of Rio Blanco County’s production comes from hydroelectric power facilities, making them 15th highest county out of 64 counties in the state for total hydroelectric generation.
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Meeker, CO Electric Overview
Citizens living in Meeker are paying an average residential electricity price of 13.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.39% more than the average Colorado rate of 12.69 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for consumers living in the city. White River Electric Association sells 1,496.03 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity provider. Customers in Meeker are faced with 2.1 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 243.09 minutes.
Emitting 12,967,442.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Meeker is the 152nd highest out of 459 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which amounts to 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Meeker is the 9th highest polluting city in Colorado. There are zero power plants in The city.
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Meeker
Meeker residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.
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Rangely, CO Electric Overview
The average residential electricity rate for Rangely is roughly 8.04 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily for their residents, 40.26% lower than the average US electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. The city generates roughly 3.9 megawatt hours per capita each year from power plants located within its borders, which ranks it as the 14th highest generating city out of 459 cities in Colorado. The city is faced with an average of 1.34 power outages per consumer each year. These outages are an average of 168.9 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes each outage.
On average, Rangely residents emit 3,256.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 445th highest polluting city out of 459 cities in Colorado. Total emissions in the city are 7,820,996.87 kilograms, which is the 179th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state. There is one power producing plant in the city, which is the 16th highest number of plants in a city in the state and translates to the 12th highest rate of plants per person in the state. Rangely's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel type.
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rangely
Rangely residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.
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Energy Production in Rio Blanco County, Colorado
Power Plants in Rio Blanco County, Colorado
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions per MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Bar DCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
|Rio Blanco County||CO||Solar||9,734|
Taylor Draw Hydroelectric FacilityRio Blanco Water Conserv Dist (100.00%)
Rio Blanco County, Colorado Details
Around 3,731.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 51st worst polluter in Colorado out of 64 counties. A total of 23,599,155.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 42nd worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. The main fuel utilized in Rio Blanco County is Solar. The county produces 9,734 megawatt hours from this fuel. Rio Blanco County has 2 power generation plants, which is 1044th highest in the country.
What electricity companies offer service in Rio Blanco County, Colorado?
Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Rio Blanco County, Colorado?
By total revenue, Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity provider in Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
How many power plants are within Rio Blanco County, Colorado?
Rio Blanco County, Colorado has 2 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.
How many electric companies offer service in Rio Blanco County, Colorado?
Rio Blanco County, Colorado has 4 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.