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Honolulu County, Hawaii Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Honolulu County, Hawaii Electricity Overview

Honolulu County is the highest producing county out of 5 counties in the state when it comes to megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel sources.

There was a 10.33% rise in power generated by wind in Honolulu County in the last 12 months from 273,846 megawatt hours to 302,132 megawatt hours.

Solar power generation in Honolulu County has grown from 312,427 megawatt hours to 374,327 megawatt hours per year during the course of the last 12 months.

There was a 2.29% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the most recent 12 months in Honolulu County.

The 5,579,447 megawatt hours of electricity generated by non-renewable fuel ranks Honolulu County at 1st in the state out of 5 counties in non-renewable energy production.

With a population of 995,638 citizens, Honolulu County is the largest county by population in Hawaii.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,125,799 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.15 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,411,130 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    831,683 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    5,579,447 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.44 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    4,471,531,765 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,491.12 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Urban Honolulu CDP

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Urban Honolulu CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

47.04¢ per kWh

  • 4.32% higher than last month
  • 2.59% higher than March last year
  • 3.96% higher than the Hawaii average
  • 181.4% higher than the US average
  • 164th in the state out of 166 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since March last year
  • 31,635th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 107 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

43.95¢ per kWh

  • 0.23% higher than last month
  • 4.07% lower than March last year
  • 3.78% higher than the Hawaii average
  • 173.46% higher than the US average
  • 166th in the state out of 166 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since March last year
  • 31,572nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank is the same since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 69 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$188.59 per month

  • 2.53% higher than last month
  • 8.52% lower than March last year
  • 4.84% lower than the Hawaii average
  • 56.43% higher than the US average
  • 137th in the state out of 166 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 27 since March last year
  • 31,141st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,244 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 70 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$203.26 per month

  • 0.72% lower than last month
  • 8.06% lower than March last year
  • 3.71% lower than the Hawaii average
  • 49.59% higher than the US average
  • 142nd in the state out of 166 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 22 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 24 since March last year
  • 31,530th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 23 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 199 since March last year

Urban Honolulu CDP, HI Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Urban Honolulu CDP are paying an average residential electricity rate of 43.95 cents per kilowatt hour . This is higher than both the state and United States average prices of 42.35 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Selling an estimated 90,067.14 megawatt hours, Hawaiian Electric is the largest supplier in the city. Consumers in Urban Honolulu CDP deal with 1.74 power outages a year with outages lasting an average of 138.11 minutes.

As the worst ranked city out of 166 cities in Hawaii, Urban Honolulu CDP releases 1,381,712,374.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the city ranks 3rd highest in the state in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 4,023.19 kilograms of emissions per citizen. In Urban Honolulu CDP, there are no power generating plants. The citizens must depend on power generated outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Urban Honolulu CDP

Urban Honolulu CDP residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.475/kWh$0.282/kWh$245.03/mo.$119.59/mo.
166th43.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Urban Honolulu CDP
142nd$203.26Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED43.87203.252,314,005.821,015,169,727

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

East Honolulu CDP, HI Electricity Overview

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Residents living in East Honolulu CDP are paying an average residential electricity rate of 43.95 cents per kilowatt hour . This is higher than both the state and United States average prices of 42.35 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Selling an estimated 40,052.08 megawatt hours, Hawaiian Electric is the largest supplier in the city. Consumers in East Honolulu CDP deal with 1.74 power outages a year with outages lasting an average of 138.11 minutes.

As the 3rd worst ranked city out of 166 cities in Hawaii, East Honolulu CDP releases 201,465,272.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the city ranks 66th highest in the state in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 4,023.19 kilograms of emissions per citizen. In East Honolulu CDP, there are no power generating plants. The citizens must depend on power generated outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Honolulu CDP

East Honolulu CDP residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.475/kWh$0.282/kWh$245.03/mo.$119.59/mo.
166th43.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Honolulu CDP
142nd$203.26Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED43.87203.252,314,005.821,015,169,727

Zips with electric coverage in East Honolulu CDP, Hawaii include: 96816, 96825, 96821, 96795

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Pearl City CDP, HI Electricity Overview

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Residents living in Pearl City CDP are paying an average residential electricity rate of 43.95 cents per kilowatt hour . This is higher than both the state and United States average prices of 42.35 and 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city is the 3rd highest producer out of 166 cities in the state, averaging 27.56 megawatt hours produced per person each year. Hawaiian Electric has an estimated 818 residential customers, which is more than any other vendor in the city.

Releasing 240,793,514.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, Pearl City CDP is the 2nd highest out of 166 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the city, which amounts to 5,241.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Pearl City CDP as the highest polluting city in Hawaii. The city has one power plant. In Pearl City CDP, Residual Fuel Oil makes up 94.56% of the fuel sources used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pearl City CDP

Pearl City CDP residential electric rates are highest in August and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.475/kWh$0.282/kWh$245.03/mo.$119.59/mo.
166th43.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pearl City CDP
142nd$203.26Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED43.87203.251,266,2602,314,005.821,015,169,727

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Electricity 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 2,534,4232,031,581,678.97801.6
Kalaeloa Cogen PlantPSEG (51.00%)Harbert Power, LLC (49.00%)
Honolulu County HI Residual Fuel Oil 1,314,382788,866,332.7600.18
Pearl City CDP HI Residual Fuel Oil 1,266,2601,078,713,146.47851.89
H PowerCity and County of Honolulu (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 319,569567,516,646.011,775.88
Tesoro HawaiiPAR Petroleum (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Waste/other Oil 159,559.6856,441,847.5353.74
Kawailoa WindKawailoa Wind LLC (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Wind 121,962
Campbell Industrial ParkHawaiian Electric (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Distillate Fuel Oil 119,265147,941,380.341,240.44
Na Pua Makani Wind ProjectNa Pua Makani Power Partners LLC (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Wind 100,665
Honolulu County HI Solar 88,627
Kahuku Wind Power LLCTerraForm Power (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Wind 79,505
Mililani South Solar FarmMililani I Solar LLC (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Solar 70,800
Honolulu County HI Solar 68,107
Waiawa Solar Power HybridWaiawa Solar Power LLC (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Solar 62,632
EE Waianae Solar ProjectEE Waianae Solar Project LLC (100.00%)
Waianae CDP HI Solar 53,567
Lanikuhana Solar LLCClearway Energy (100.00%)
Mililani Town CDP HI Solar 29,372
Schofield Generating StationHawaiian Electric (100.00%)
Honolulu County HI Distillate Fuel Oil 27,1098,748,313.3322.71
Kapolei Energy StorageKapolei Energy Storage I, LLC (100.00%)
Kapolei CDP HI Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -4,675

Honolulu County, Hawaii Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Honolulu County results in the release of 4,471,531,765.29 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 49th largest emissions amount in the United States out of 3230 counties and highest in Hawaii out of 5 counties. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,491.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the highest county in Hawaii for CO2 emissions per capita. The county has 17 electricity plants, which is 7th highest in the US. In Honolulu County, Residual Fuel Oil makes up 78.69% of the fuel types used in electricity generation. Other fuels used include Solar at 5.84% and Wind at 4.71% of generation.

RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
Residual Fuel Oil
78.69%
SOLAR
Solar
5.84%
WIND
Wind
4.71%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
3.26%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
2.70%
OTHER
Other
4.79%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Net Metering

Honolulu County is home to one electricity supplier. Fortunately for consumers in the county who are interested in installing personal solar panels, the only company in town has net metering practices in place. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly restricted for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Honolulu County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.42% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 4.44%, resulting in a rank of 1231st best in the US and a state rank of best out of 3230 and 5 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Honolulu County, Hawaii

FAQ

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

The largest electricity supplier in Honolulu County, Hawaii by megawatt hours sold is Hawaiian Electric.

How many power plants are located within Honolulu County, Hawaii?

Honolulu County, Hawaii is home to 17 active power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Honolulu County, Hawaii?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Hawaiian Electric50,734

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2023-12-06