Weld County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Weld County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Weld County generates 77.11% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel types, resulting in a ranking of 3rd out of 64 counties in the state for total electricity generation from non-renewable sources.

Weld County is ranked as the 256th largest electricity consuming county out of 3221 counties in the United States with over 3,200,000 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens for their electricity needs.

The county is ranked as the 2nd largest generator of electricity out of 64 counties in the state for total electricity production, generating 7,916,246 megawatt hours.

Electric production facilities in Weld County have seen a 17.69% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production during the previous 12 months.

Weld County uses only 41.09% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the surplus 58.91%.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 22.89%, or 1,811,657 megawatt hours, of Weld County's total energy production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,253,007 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,916,246 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,811,657 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,104,589 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    24.06 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,117,014,129 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,395.38 kg

Greeley, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call Greeley home are billed a residential electricity price of 12.30 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 8.44% below Colorado's average rate of 13.44 cents, which ranks the city 43rd out of 483 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. There has been a 7.74% decrease in the usage of renewable energy (like solar, wind or hydro power) in Greeley throughout the previous year. There is 10905.41% more electricity consumed in Greeley than is generated, meaning they must purchase electricity from neighboring municipalities and rural areas.

Electricity use in Greeley results in the release of 565,110,026.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 11th highest amount in the state out of 483 cities. More importantly, the city averages 5,194.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. There is one electricity plant in the city. Greeley has around 100.00% of its electricity produced by Solar.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greeley

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.110/kWh$123.48/mo.$79.87/mo.
43rd12.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greeley
162nd$99.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greeley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greeley, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Poudre Valley REABUNDLED11.91111.76488,06158,110,616
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

Zips with electric coverage in Greeley, Colorado include: 80634, 80631, 80550, 80620, 80534, 80543

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Windsor, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call Windsor home are billed a residential electricity price of 12.04 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 10.40% below Colorado's average rate of 13.44 cents, which ranks the city 34th out of 483 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Electricity use in Windsor results in the release of 171,493,831.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 29th highest amount in the state out of 483 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita 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 emissions released per capita. In Windsor, there are no power generating facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Windsor

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.112/kWh$130.63/mo.$89.68/mo.
34th12.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Windsor
228th$107.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Windsor Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Windsor, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Poudre Valley REABUNDLED11.91111.76488,06158,110,616
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

Zips with electric coverage in Windsor, Colorado include: 80634, 80631, 80538, 80550, 80528, 80534

Erie, CO Electricity Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call Erie home are billed a residential electricity price of 13.22 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 1.61% below Colorado's average rate of 13.44 cents, which ranks the city 214th out of 483 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. United Power sells an estimated 49,533.09 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors. More electricity is consumed within Erie than produced, with consumption adding up to 1715.98% of generation.

Electricity use in Erie results in the release of 159,387,189.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 31st highest amount in the state out of 483 cities. More importantly, the city averages 5,306.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. There is one electricity plant in the city. Erie has around 100.00% of its electricity produced by Landfill Gas.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Erie

Erie residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.114/kWh$143.14/mo.$79.58/mo.
214th13.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Erie
179th$105.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Erie Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Erie, 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
United PowerBUNDLED13.34114.73925,488123,451,754

Zips with electric coverage in Erie, Colorado include: 80504, 80516, 80026

Electricity Production in Weld County, Colorado

Power Plants in Weld County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Weld County CO Natural Gas 2,934,6941,279,176,104.36435.88
Weld County CO Natural Gas 2,090,007871,038,902.72416.76
JM Shafer Generating StationTri State Generation (100.00%)
Fort Lupton CO Natural Gas 852,857416,150,641.2487.95
Weld County CO Wind 618,978
Weld County CO Wind 604,146
Cedar Creek IIBP PLC (50.00%)American Electric Power (50.00%)
Weld County CO Wind 427,562
Spindle Hill Energy CenterInvenergy (100.00%)
Frederick CO Natural Gas 222,632136,298,989.26612.22
SR Platte Solar FarmSR Platte (100.00%)
Weld County CO Solar 36,700
SR Jenkins Ft LuptonSR Jenkins, LLC (100.00%)
Fort Lupton CO Solar 32,388
Front Range ProjectAria Energy (100.00%)
Erie CO Landfill Gas 17,30911,106,999.63641.69
SR MavericksSR Mavericks, LLC (100.00%)
Weld County CO Solar 14,943
Valley View SolarSR Clinch (100.00%)
Greeley CO Solar 9,775
SkylarkSR Clinch (100.00%)
Weld County CO Solar 9,280
SR KerseySR Kersey, LLC (100.00%)
Kersey CO Solar 7,982
Gilcrest CO Solar 6,592
Weld County CO Natural Gas 4,7184,501,006.28954.0112/2026
SR Skylark BSR Skylark B, LLC (100.00%)
Weld County CO Solar 4,396
Weld County CO Solar 3,516
Weld County CO Solar 3,508
Weld County CO Solar 3,496

Weld County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Weld County's power plants mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 77.11% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Wind and Solar make up the next highest amounts at 20.85% (1,650,686 megawatt hours) and 1.81% (143,662 megawatt hours), respectively. The county's residents average 3,395.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 51st highest in Colorado out of 64 in this category. This equals a total pollution amount from electricity use of 1,117,014,128.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Weld County has 26 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 32nd highest number of power plants within a single county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
77.11%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
20.85%
SOLAR
Solar
1.81%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.22%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%
OTHER
Other
-0.00%

Weld County, Colorado Net Metering

Out of the 5 suppliers in Weld County, 5 of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state has some of the best net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these 3 companies is 3.49%. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Weld County is ranked as the 624th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Weld County:

  • Ault, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 49.65%
    • Poudre Valley REA: 50.35%
  • Dacono, Colorado:
    • United Power: 100.00%
  • Eaton, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 50.00%
    • Poudre Valley REA: 50.00%
  • Erie, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 27.16%
    • United Power: 72.84%
  • Evans, Colorado:
    • Poudre Valley REA: 45.03%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 54.97%
  • Firestone, Colorado:
    • United Power: 100.00%
  • Fort Lupton, Colorado:
    • United Power: 100.00%
  • Frederick, Colorado:
    • Frederick Utilities: 92.16%
    • United Power: 7.84%
  • Garden City, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 50.00%
    • Poudre Valley REA: 50.00%
  • Gilcrest, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 100.00%
  • Greeley, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 39.86%
    • Poudre Valley REA: 60.14%
  • Grover, Colorado:
    • High West Energy: 100.00%
  • Hudson, Colorado:
    • United Power: 100.00%
  • Johnstown, Colorado:
    • United Power: 7.02%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 42.94%
    • Poudre Valley REA: 50.04%
  • Keenesburg, Colorado:
    • United Power: 82.83%
    • Morgan County Rural Electric Association: 17.17%
  • Kersey, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 19.82%
    • Poudre Valley REA: 80.18%
  • La Salle, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 76.96%
    • Poudre Valley REA: 23.04%
  • Lochbuie, Colorado:
    • United Power: 100.00%
  • Mead, Colorado:
    • Poudre Valley REA: 1.23%
    • United Power: 98.77%
  • Milliken, Colorado:
    • United Power: 4.71%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 83.35%
    • Poudre Valley REA: 11.94%
  • Nunn, Colorado:
    • Poudre Valley REA: 59.86%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 40.14%
  • Pierce, Colorado:
    • Poudre Valley REA: 51.16%
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 48.84%
  • Platteville, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 33.20%
    • United Power: 66.80%
  • Raymer (New Raymer), Colorado:
    • Morgan County Rural Electric Association: 100.00%
  • Severance, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 18.71%
    • Poudre Valley REA: 81.29%
  • Windsor, Colorado:
    • Public Service Company of Colorado: 13.35%
    • Poudre Valley REA: 86.65%

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

FAQ

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

There are 5 electricity suppliers offering service in Weld County, Colorado.

How many power plants are in Weld County, Colorado?

There are 26 electricity plants in Weld County, Colorado

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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Weld County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Public Service Company of Colorado148,125
2United Power49,450
3Poudre Valley REA14,679
4Morgan County Rural Electric Association3,057
5High West Energy876

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-21