Adams County, Idaho Electric Profile

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Within the last 12 months, Adams County has experienced a 18.82% decrease in the use of renewable fuels for electricity production.

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Adams County saw a 19.96% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the last year.

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Roughly 98.88% of Adams County’s electricity comes from hydroelectric power plants, ranking them 32nd county out of 3220 counties in the country for total hydroelectric production.

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With total generation of 1,819,567.02 megawatt hours, Adams County is ranked 512th largest producer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the United States for total generation.

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The largest electricity provider in Adams County by number of customers is Idaho Power.

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Adams County produces 423.75 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 98th highest county out of 3220 counties for production per capita in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    61,064 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.22 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,819,567 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,819,567 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    423.75 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    379,047 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    88.27 kg

Council, ID Electric Overview

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Council's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 24.78% less than the average US rate of 13.45 cents. Idaho Power sells 565.41 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other provider. With a population of 747 citizens, the city is the 113th most populous city in the state.

For every person in the city there are 1,629.88 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 13th worst in Idaho out of 227 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 1,217,519.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Council

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
50th10.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Council
49th$97.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Council Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Council, Idaho

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Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.1297.99No DataIcon representing missing value.5,571,628563,683,893

New Meadows, ID Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of New Meadows is roughly 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the Idaho average rate of 10.02 cents per kilowatt hour it is below the United States average of 13.45 cents. Idaho Power sells 313.27 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other vendors. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $98.32, while the New Meadows average is 0.34% lower at $97.99 per month. This is the 49th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

New Meadows’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 700,848.05 kilograms, which is 143rd highest in Idaho out of 227 cities. Averaging 1,629.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 13th highest in Idaho for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Meadows

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
50th10.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Meadows
49th$97.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Meadows Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Meadows, Idaho

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Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.1297.99No DataIcon representing missing value.5,571,628563,683,893

Energy Production in Adams County, Idaho

Power Plants in Adams County, Idaho

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Adams County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 1,798,611.02No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Tamarack Energy PartnershipTamarack Energy Partners (100.00%)
Adams County ID Wood/Wood Waste Solids 20,34111,294,739.4555.27No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
El Dorado Hydro Elk CreekEnel Green Power (100.00%)
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Adams County, Idaho Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Adams County results in 379,046.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2884th most of any county in the nation. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 88.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 36th highest county in Idaho and 2863rd nationally for CO2 pollution per capita. Around 98.88% of Adams County’s electricity is produced using Conventional Hydroelectric. Adams County is home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is the 785th most power plants within a county and the 87th highest number of power plants per resident out of the US' 3220 counties.

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98.88%
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1.12%

Adams County, Idaho Net Metering

Adams 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 Idaho have heavily restricted net metering laws that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Adams County averages out to about 5.96% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 5.72%, resulting in a rank of 2558th best in the United States and a state rank of 15th best out of 3220 and 44 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Adams County, Idaho

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Adams County, Idaho?

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1Idaho Power27,534

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Adams County, Idaho?

By total revenue, Idaho Power is the largest electricity provider in Adams County, Idaho.

How many power plants are within Adams County, Idaho?

Adams County, Idaho has 3 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16