Saguache County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Saguache County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Saguache County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 10.87% more than the national average rate, at 15.51 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

Saguache County had a 2.07% rise over the last year in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation.

Solar power usage in Saguache County has increased by 2.07% year over year, with 6,642 megawatt hours being generated from solar in the past year.

There was a 1.41% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the preceding year in Saguache County.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Saguache County is Public Service Company of Colorado.

Saguache County averages 1.04 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 938th highest in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    62,968 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,642 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    6,642 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    29,859,329 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,688.97 kg

Center, CO Electricity Overview

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Center averages a residential electricity price of 15.63 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 16.32% more than Colorado's average price of 13.44 cents. Center, Colorado Electric Utility has an estimated 980 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Center average is 33.07% more at $164.83 per month.

Electricity use in Center results in the release of 10,111,615.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 173rd largest amount in the state out of 483 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 10th ranked city in Colorado for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. The city is home to one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Center

Center residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.149/kWh$164.83/mo.$163.39/mo.
336th15.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Center
428th$164.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Center Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Center, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Center, Colorado Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.63164.839,6181,503,242.12

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Saguache, CO Electricity Overview

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Saguache averages a residential electricity price of 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 3.99% less than Colorado's average price of 13.44 cents. Saguache has 539 residents, resulting in it being the 279th largest city in the state. Public Service Company of Colorado sells an estimated 1,342.22 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other electricity providers.

The 5,329.7 megawatt hours consumed in Saguache must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 178th highest polluting city out of 483 cities in Colorado based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 2,825,381.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 276th largest amount in Colorado.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Saguache

Saguache residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.099/kWh$111.40/mo.$51.72/mo.
73rd12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Saguache
11th$81.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Saguache Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Saguache, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

Crestone, CO Electricity Overview

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Crestone averages a residential electricity price of 14.93 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 11.08% more than Colorado's average price of 13.44 cents. Public Service Company of Colorado has an estimated 69 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Crestone has the 390th largest population in the state, with 141 residents living within its borders.

The 1,394.23 megawatt hours consumed in Crestone must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 5,241.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 178th highest polluting city out of 483 cities in Colorado based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 739,107.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 387th largest amount in Colorado.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Crestone

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.172/kWh$0.125/kWh$115.61/mo.$74.40/mo.
306th14.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Crestone
145th$97.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Crestone Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Crestone, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049
San Luis Valley RECBUNDLED16.95112.870,38511,930,000

Electricity Production in Saguache County, Colorado

Power Plants in Saguache County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
San Luis Valley Solar ArrayAEP Onsite Partners (100.00%)
Saguache County CO Solar 6,642

Saguache County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There is one power producing plant in Saguache County. On average, the county's residents emit 4,688.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 45th highest polluting county out of 64 counties in Colorado based on emissions per capita. At 4,688.97 kilograms per person and 5,773,714 people in the county, the county emits 29,859,329.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 2495th highest amount in the US. In Saguache County, Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production.

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Saguache County, Colorado Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity companies in Saguache County, 75.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Colorado has some of the best regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Saguache County who report energy loss data had an average of 4.93% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Saguache County is ranked as the 1781st best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Saguache County:

  • Bonanza, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 100.00%
  • Center, Colorado:
    • Center, Colorado Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Crestone, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 50.00%
    • San Luis Valley REC: 50.00%
  • Saguache, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Saguache County, Colorado is home to 4 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

The largest electricity company in Saguache County, Colorado by total revenue is Public Service Company of Colorado.

Which electricity companies offer service in Saguache County, Colorado?

How many power plants are within Saguache County, Colorado?

There is one active electricity plant located in Saguache County, Colorado

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