Honolulu County, Hawaii Electric Profile

Honolulu County consumes only 78.67% of the electricity generated in the county.

Non-renewable fuels are used in the production of 90.04% of the megawatt hours produced in Honolulu County, ranking it 1st in the state out of 5 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel types.

On average, Honolulu County residents are accountable for 4,776.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita per year, making it the highest polluting county out of 5 counties in Hawaii based on per capita emissions.

The burning of non-renewable fuels in electricity generation in Honolulu County has been curtailed by 5.62% in the past year.

Honolulu County produces 770,370.92 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuels. This ranks Honolulu County 1st out of 5 counties in the state for total renewable electricity generation.

With 359,358 megawatt hours generated using solar, Honolulu County is 1st in Hawaii out of 5 counties for solar power electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,084,679 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.24 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,734,828 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    770,371 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,964,457 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.94 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    4,655,284,135 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,776.79 kg

Urban Honolulu CDP, HI Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Urban Honolulu CDP home purchase electricity for, on average, 31.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.82% more than the average state rate of 31.03 cents. Production from renewable fuel sources totals 0 megawatt hours generated per person, which ranks them 22nd in the state out of 151 cities. The city produces 1,322 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of their total number of megawatt hours generated, from renewable fuel sources

Urban Honolulu CDP's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Other Biomass Liquids. The city produces 100.00% of the total generation in the city from this fuel source. The consumption of electricity in the city accounts for 1,579,109,685 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the highest in the state out of 151 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 134th highest in the state for emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 4,524.86 kilograms of emissions per capita. There is one electricity producing plant in Urban Honolulu CDP, which is the 7th most power plants in a city in the state and is the 27th highest rate of power plants per citizen in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Urban Honolulu CDP

Urban Honolulu CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.354/kWh$0.282/kWh$182.85/mo.$119.59/mo.
1st31.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Urban Honolulu CDP
1st$160.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Urban Honolulu CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Urban Honolulu CDP, Hawaii

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hawaiian ElectricBUNDLED31.28160.962,548,119797,026,723

Zips with electric coverage in Urban Honolulu CDP, Hawaii include: 96818, 96817, 96819, 96816, 96822, 96826, 96813, 96815, 96814, 96821, 96853 and 2 other zip code(s).

East Honolulu CDP, HI Electric Overview

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On average, citizens of East Honolulu CDP are charged a residential electricity rate of 31.28 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 1st out of 151 cities in the state. Hawaiian Electric has 1,891 total residential customers, more than any other provider who operates in the city.

East Honolulu CDP is the 4th worst ranked city in the state out of 151 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 215,242,632.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also results in a ranking of 9th highest in Hawaii for pollution per resident from electricity consumption, with an average of 4,527.61 kilograms of emissions per capita. The city is home to no power plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Honolulu CDP

East Honolulu CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.354/kWh$0.282/kWh$182.85/mo.$119.59/mo.
1st31.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Honolulu CDP
1st$160.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Honolulu CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Honolulu CDP, Hawaii

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hawaiian ElectricBUNDLED31.28160.962,548,119797,026,723

Zips with electric coverage in East Honolulu CDP, Hawaii include: 96816, 96825, 96821

Pearl City CDP, HI Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within Pearl City CDP are paying a residential electricity rate of 31.28 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for the residents, this rate is more than both the Hawaii and the United States average rates of 31.03 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city ranks 19th out of 151 cities in Hawaii for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuel sources with a total of 1,632 megawatt hours produced. Selling 12,919.42 megawatt hours, Hawaiian Electric is the largest electricity provider in the city.

In Pearl City CDP, Residual Fuel Oil is 97.26% of the fuel sources used for electricity production. Distillate Fuel Oil and Solar make up the next highest amounts at 2.54% and 0.20%, respectively. Emitting 236,429,132.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city is the 3rd worst out of 151 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,184.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 5th worst city in the state in this category. There are 2 power plants in Pearl City CDP, which is the 3rd most power plants in a city in Hawaii and the 2113th highest number of plants per citizen in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pearl City CDP

Pearl City CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.354/kWh$0.282/kWh$182.85/mo.$119.59/mo.
1st31.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pearl City CDP
1st$160.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pearl City CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pearl City CDP, Hawaii

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hawaiian ElectricBUNDLED31.28160.96803,4412,548,119797,026,723

Energy Production in Honolulu County, Hawaii

Power Plants in Honolulu County, Hawaii

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Honolulu County HI Residual Fuel Oil 2,276,1571,812,335,639.13796.23Yes
Kapolei CDP HI Coal 1,173,600.991,300,765,099.861,108.35Yes9/2022
Kalaeloa Cogen PlantHarbert Power, LLC (49.00%)PSEG (51.00%)
Kapolei CDP HI Residual Fuel Oil 1,140,585686,467,584.43601.86
Pearl City CDP HI Residual Fuel Oil 803,441668,491,762.25832.04Yes
H PowerCity and County of Honolulu (100.00%)
Kapolei CDP HI Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 349,154615,555,449.741,762.99
Tesoro HawaiiPAR Petroleum (100.00%)
Kapolei CDP HI Jet Fuel 152,593.8452,558,756.74344.44
Kawailoa WindKawailoa Wind LLC (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Wind 115,535
Honolulu County HI Solar 81,631
Honolulu County HI Solar 79,407
Campbell Industrial ParkHawaiian Electric (100.00%)
Kapolei CDP HI Distillate Fuel Oil 72,32190,816,942.121,255.75
Na Pua Makani Wind ProjectNa Pua Makani Power Partners LLC (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Wind 67,945
EE Waianae Solar ProjectEE Waianae Solar Project LLC (100.00%)
Waianae CDP HI Solar 62,723
Kahuku Wind Power LLCTerraForm Power (100.00%)
Kawela Bay CDP HI Wind 44,098
West Loch Solar OneHawaiian Electric (100.00%)
Ewa Gentry CDP HI Solar 38,804
Lanikuhana Solar LLCClearway Energy (100.00%)
Mililani Town CDP HI Solar 28,393
Schofield Generating StationHawaiian Electric (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Other Biomass Liquids 26,329
Waipio PeninsulaPacific Energy Solutions, LLC (100.00%)
Waipahu CDP HI Solar 23,268
Hawaii CogenPAR Petroleum (100.00%)
Kapolei CDP HI Waste/other Oil 11,802.784,326,170.98366.54
Kalaeloa Solar TwoKalaeloa Solar Two LLC (100.00%)
Kapolei CDP HI Solar 10,954
Waihonu North SolarWaihonu North LLC (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Solar 8,657

Honolulu County, Hawaii Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Honolulu County's power plants mainly use Residual Fuel Oil, which makes up 5,335,947.43 megawatt hours (or 68.99%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Coal and Solar make up the next highest amounts at 14.88% (1,150,684.28 megawatt hours) and 4.65% (359,358 megawatt hours), respectively. There are 27 power generation plants in the county, which is the 1st most plants in a county in the state and translates to the 4th highest number of plants per resident in the state. Honolulu County’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 4,655,284,135.26 kilograms, which is the 47th most of any county in the country. This total also equates to a ranking of 1632nd worst in the nation for emissions per person.

RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
68.99%
COAL
Coal
Coal
14.88%
SOLAR
Solar
4.65%
WIND
Wind
2.94%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
2.46%
OTHER
Other
6.09%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Net Metering

Honolulu County is home to one electricity provider. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the only supplier in the county has net metering practices in place. Consumers in Hawaii have heavily restricted net metering laws that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

Honolulu County has an average of 4.54% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Hawaii average is 4.54%, resulting in a rank of 1677th best in the country and a state rank of 2nd best out of 3220 and 5 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Honolulu County, Hawaii

FAQ

How many power plants are in Honolulu County, Hawaii?

There are 27 active power plants located in Honolulu County, Hawaii

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Honolulu County, Hawaii?

By total megawatt hours sold, Hawaiian Electric is the largest electricity company in Honolulu County, Hawaii.

What electricity companies offer service in Honolulu County, Hawaii?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Hawaiian Electric48,401

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16