Ada County, Idaho Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Ada County, Idaho Electricity Overview

Ada County generates 347,688 megawatt hours from hydroelectric sources in the past year, which gives them a rank of 8th highest out of 44 counties in the state for total hydroelectric production.

Ada County uses roughly 1643.70% of the electricity that it produces.

As the 4th largest generator of solar energy in the state, Ada County generates a total of 46,109 megawatt hours from solar.

With 494,967 citizens within its borders and 419,111 megawatt hours produced a year, Ada County has a per capita production of 0.85 megawatt hours. The city is 1447th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

Ada County is the largest county in the state.

Ada County generates 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 0.85 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,888,908 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.92 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    419,111 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    419,111 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.85 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    823,120,681 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,662.98 kg

Boise City, ID Electricity Overview

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Residents of Boise City are charged an average residential electricity price of 10.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.64% more than Idaho's average price of 10.18 cents and 26.07% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 53,800.41 megawatt hours per year, Idaho Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Boise City average is 20.07% less at $99 per month.

Coming in as the worst ranked city out of 237 cities in the state, Boise City emits 410,925,579.39 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use per year. This total results in 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the city ranks 12th worst in Idaho for pollution per capita from electricity use. In Boise City, there are no electricity producing facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boise City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
54th10.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boise City
30th$99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boise City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boise City, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.34995,614,989580,865,216

Zips with electric coverage in Boise City, Idaho include: 83646, 83709, 83642, 83704, 83706, 83616, 83705, 83713, 83634, 83714, 83702 and 3 other zip code(s).

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Meridian, ID Electricity Overview

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Residents of Meridian are charged an average residential electricity price of 10.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.64% more than Idaho's average price of 10.18 cents and 26.07% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 22,571.51 megawatt hours per year, Idaho Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Meridian average is 20.07% less at $99 per month.

Coming in as the 2nd worst ranked city out of 237 cities in the state, Meridian emits 205,101,875.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use per year. This total results in 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the city ranks 135th worst in Idaho for pollution per capita from electricity use. In Meridian, there are no electricity producing facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Meridian

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
54th10.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Meridian
30th$99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Meridian Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Meridian, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.34995,614,989580,865,216

Zips with electric coverage in Meridian, Idaho include: 83646, 83709, 83642

Eagle, ID Electricity Overview

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Residents of Eagle are charged an average residential electricity price of 10.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.64% more than Idaho's average price of 10.18 cents and 26.07% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 19,983.92 megawatt hours per year, Idaho Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Eagle average is 20.07% less at $99 per month.

Coming in as the 14th worst ranked city out of 237 cities in the state, Eagle emits 52,909,606.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use per year. This total results in 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the city ranks 135th worst in Idaho for pollution per capita from electricity use. In Eagle, there are no electricity producing facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eagle

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
54th10.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eagle
30th$99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eagle Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eagle, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.34995,614,989580,865,216

Zips with electric coverage in Eagle, Idaho include: 83646, 83616, 83714

Electricity Production in Ada County, Idaho

Power Plants in Ada County, Idaho

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lucky Peak Power Plant ProjectBoise-Kuna Irrigation District (100.00%)
Ada County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 221,668
Ada County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 107,811
Orchard Ranch SolarOrchard Ranch Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Ada County ID Solar 46,109
Hidden Hollow EnergyHidden Hollow Energy LLC (100.00%)
Ada County ID Landfill Gas 25,31412,627,079.14498.82
MC6 Hydro FacilityMC6 Hydro Facility (100.00%)
Ada County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 5,770
Ada County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 4,409
Ada County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 4,064
Mora Drop Hydroelectric ProjectBoise-Kuna Irrigation District (100.00%)
Ada County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 3,966

Ada County, Idaho Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Ada County has the 6th most power producing plants of any county in Idaho, with 8 total plants. About 823,120,680.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the county because of electricity use per year. This total results in 1,662.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the county 2660th highest in the United States for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Ada County's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 82.96% of electricity generation using this fuel. Taken together with Solar (11.00%) and Landfill Gas (6.04%), these three fuel types account for 419,111 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) county's electricity production.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
82.96%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
11.00%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
6.04%

Ada County, Idaho Net Metering

Idaho Power is the only provider we have covering Ada County. Fortunately for citizens they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs an option. At the state level, Idaho has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

In Ada County one company reports energy loss, Idaho Power. They average an annual energy loss of 5.96%. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Ada County is ranked as the 2475th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Ada County, Idaho

Providers In Each City in Ada County:

  • Boise City, Idaho:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Eagle, Idaho:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Garden City, Idaho:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Kuna, Idaho:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Meridian, Idaho:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Star, Idaho:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Ada County, Idaho?

The largest electricity company in Ada County, Idaho by total revenue is Idaho Power.

What electricity companies offer service in Ada County, Idaho?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Idaho Power25,957

How many power plants are in Ada County, Idaho?

There are 8 active electricity plants in Ada County, Idaho

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01