Routt County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Routt County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Routt County generates 102.84 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 3rd highest county in Colorado for non-renewable production per capita.

Routt County is the 1655th largest county in the United States, with 24,829 citizens residing within the county's borders.

Routt County generates roughly 102.74 megawatt hours of electricity using natural gas per resident living in the county. This is the 2nd highest average in Colorado.

Routt County is 112th out of 3221 counties in the US in megawatt hours produced from coal usage over the last 12 months.

Unfortunately, within the last year, there has been a 21.51% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources in the county.

Non-renewable sources are used in the generation of 100.00% of the megawatt hours produced in Routt County, ranking it 352nd out of 3221 counties in the US for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    245,512 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,553,508 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,553,508 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    102.84 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    244,239,495 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,836.86 kg

Steamboat Springs, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Steamboat Springs is about 13.13 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Colorado and the nationwide average prices of 13.44 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Yampa Valley Electric Association.

Emissions in Steamboat Springs average 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 178th worst polluting city out of 483 cities in Colorado based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 69,318,817.45 kilograms, which is the 57th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Steamboat Springs have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.114/kWh$117.74/mo.$97.64/mo.
199th13.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Steamboat Springs
290th$117.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Steamboat Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Yampa Valley Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.13117.74240,37131,553,500

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Hayden, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Hayden is about 13.13 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Colorado and the nationwide average prices of 13.44 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Yampa Valley Electric Association.

Emissions in Hayden average 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 178th worst polluting city out of 483 cities in Colorado based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 10,174,517.9 kilograms, which is the 171st worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Hayden have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hayden

Hayden residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.114/kWh$117.74/mo.$97.64/mo.
199th13.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hayden
290th$117.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hayden Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hayden, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Yampa Valley Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.13117.74240,37131,553,500

Oak Creek, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Oak Creek is about 13.13 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this rate is lower than both the Colorado and the nationwide average prices of 13.44 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Yampa Valley Electric Association is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Oak Creek has the 232nd largest population in Colorado, with 889 residents residing in the city.

Emissions in Oak Creek average 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 178th worst polluting city out of 483 cities in Colorado based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 4,660,044.52 kilograms, which is the 229th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Oak Creek have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oak Creek

Oak Creek residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.131/kWh$0.114/kWh$117.74/mo.$97.64/mo.
199th13.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oak Creek
290th$117.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oak Creek Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oak Creek, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Yampa Valley Electric AssociationBUNDLED13.13117.74240,37131,553,500

Electricity Production in Routt County, Colorado

Power Plants in Routt County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Routt County CO Coal 2,553,5082,540,269,355.4994.8212/2028

Routt County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Routt County averages 9,836.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 407th worst in the US out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 244,239,494.52 kilograms, the county ranks 18th highest in the state and 1070th in the nation for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. Coal makes up 99.90% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Routt County. Taken together with Natural Gas (0.06%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.03%), these three fuels account for 100.00% of the electricity production in the county. Routt County is home to one electricity generation plant.

COAL
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Coal
99.90%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.06%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%

Routt County, Colorado Net Metering

Routt County is home to one electric provider. Fortunately for customers in the county who are interested in installing personal solar panels, the sole supplier in town offers net metering options. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Colorado has favorable laws for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

Routt County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 3.91% of their energy lost per year. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Routt County ranks 946th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Routt County, Colorado

Providers In Each City in Routt County:

  • Hayden, Colorado:
    • Yampa Valley Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Oak Creek, Colorado:
    • Oak Creek, Colorado Electric Utility: 46.80%
    • Oak City, Utah Electric Utility: 46.14%
    • Yampa Valley Electric Association: 7.06%
  • Steamboat Springs, Colorado:
    • Yampa Valley Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Yampa, Colorado:
    • Yampa Valley Electric Association: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many power plants are in Routt County, Colorado?

Routt County, Colorado has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Routt County, Colorado?

The largest electricity company in Routt County, Colorado by megawatt hours sold is Yampa Valley Electric Association.

What electricity companies offer service in Routt County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Yampa Valley Electric Association9,938

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24