Benewah County, Idaho Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Benewah County, Idaho Electricity Overview

When calculating by customer count, Avista Utilities is the largest electricity company in Benewah County.

Benewah County produces 25.78% of their required electricity and must purchase the additional 74.22% from other counties.

Benewah County is ranked as the 23rd largest generator of electricity in Idaho out of 44 counties for electricity production, generating 34,192.68 megawatt hours.

Benewah County saw a 3.40% increase in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the previous year.

Benewah County ranks 30th out of 44 counties in the state for total electricity usage, with its citizens consuming over 100,000 megawatt hours.

With a population of 9,530 residents, Benewah County is the 2525th largest county by population in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    132,638 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.92 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    34,193 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    34,193 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.59 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    29,736,855 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,120.34 kg

St. Maries, ID Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in St. Maries are charged an average residential electricity rate of 9.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 21st out of 237 cities in the state. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $123.86, while the St. Maries average is 26.22% below at $91.38 per month. Avista Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity consumption in St. Maries results in the release of 4,109,534.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 61st highest in the state out of 237 cities. This total results in 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 12th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Maries

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.095/kWh$140.39/mo.$59.70/mo.
21st9.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Maries
9th$91.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Maries Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Maries, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9691.381,339,364133,362,340

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Plummer, ID Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Plummer are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.46 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.73% higher than the state's average price of 10.18 cents and 25.28% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. With annual production of 34,192.68 megawatt hours, the city is the 7th highest producer of electricity in the state. With an estimated 215 total residential customers, Plummer, Idaho Electric Utility is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Electricity consumption in Plummer results in the release of 7,190,578.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 40th highest in the state out of 237 cities. Averaging 7,084.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 3rd highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Wood/Wood Waste Solids is the primary fuel in Plummer, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Plummer is home to one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Plummer

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.095/kWh$140.39/mo.$59.70/mo.
153rd10.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Plummer
153rd$101.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Plummer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Plummer, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9691.381,339,364133,362,340
Clearwater PowerBUNDLED12.18136.27120,979.3214,735,007.02
Plummer, Idaho Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.4789.479,388.44888,950.95

Fernwood CDP, ID Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Fernwood CDP are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.75% higher than the state's average price of 10.18 cents and 20.90% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. Fernwood CDP has the 161st largest population in Idaho, with 337 residents calling the city home. Avista Utilities is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity consumption in Fernwood CDP results in the release of 587,574.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 159th highest in the state out of 237 cities. This total results in 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 12th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fernwood CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.095/kWh$140.39/mo.$59.70/mo.
213th11.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fernwood CDP
199th$113.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fernwood CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fernwood CDP, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9691.381,339,364133,362,340
Clearwater PowerBUNDLED12.18136.27120,979.3214,735,007.02

Electricity Production in Benewah County, Idaho

Power Plants in Benewah County, Idaho

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Plummer CogenStimson Lumber Company (100.00%)
Plummer ID Wood/Wood Waste Solids 34,192.6817,404,308.6509.01

Benewah County, Idaho Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Benewah County results in the release of 29,736,855.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 2496th highest in the nation out of 3221 counties and 15th highest in the state out of 44 counties. This total also results in a ranking of 2378th highest in the country for pollution per capita from electricity consumption, with an average of 3,120.34 kilograms of emissions per person. Wood/Wood Waste Solids makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Benewah County. Benewah County has one electricity plant.

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Benewah County, Idaho Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Benewah County include Avista Utilities and Clearwater Power Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Idaho has restricted laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar.

Providers In Each City in Benewah County:

  • Plummer, Idaho:
    • Clearwater Power: 22.75%
    • Plummer, Idaho Electric Utility: 1.55%
    • Avista Utilities: 75.70%
  • St. Maries, Idaho:
    • Avista Utilities: 100.00%
  • Tensed, Idaho:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Clearwater Power: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Benewah County, Idaho by total customer count is Avista Utilities.

How many power plants are located within Benewah County, Idaho?

There is one power plant located in Benewah County, Idaho

Which electricity companies offer service in Benewah County, Idaho?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Avista Utilities5,594
2Clearwater Power1,357
3Plummer, Idaho Electric Utility985

How many electric companies offer service in Benewah County, Idaho?

Benewah County, Idaho is home to 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-09