Bonner County, Idaho Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Bonner County, Idaho Electricity Overview

Bonner County has emissions of 0 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the national average of 4,483.41.

Bonner County averages 25.39 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 7th highest in Idaho out of 44.

Residents of Bonner County are paying, on average, 24.36% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average price, at 10.58 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Bonner County generates 25.39 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 8 highest county out of 44 counties for production per capita in Idaho.

Bonner County is 154th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 1,196,045 megawatt hours generated from renewable fuel types.

The usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation in Bonner County rose by 2.22% last year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    655,673 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.92 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,196,045 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,196,045 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    25.39 MWh

Sandpoint, ID Electricity Overview

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Sandpoint has an average residential electricity rate of 10.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.57% more than the average state rate of 10.18 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. With an estimated 33 total residential customers, Avista Utilities is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Sandpoint average 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 12th worst polluting city out of 237 cities in Idaho based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Sandpoint from electricity use is 15,062,482.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 27th highest amount in Idaho. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 120,236.86 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sandpoint

Sandpoint 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.
204th10.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sandpoint
163rd$103.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sandpoint Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sandpoint, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9691.381,339,364133,362,340
Northern LightsBUNDLED11.42116.99201,01322,958,000

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Priest River, ID Electricity Overview

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Priest River has an average residential electricity rate of 10.58 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.92% more than the average state rate of 10.18 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. With an estimated 16 total residential customers, Avista Utilities is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Priest River average 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 135th worst polluting city out of 237 cities in Idaho based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Priest River from electricity use is 2,957,051.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 71st highest amount in Idaho. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 23,604.78 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Priest River

Priest River 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.
196th10.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Priest River
170th$104.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Priest River Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Priest River, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9691.381,339,364133,362,340
Inland PowerBUNDLED8.45116.9330,7102,595,900
Northern LightsBUNDLED11.42116.99201,01322,958,000

Ponderay, ID Electricity Overview

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Ponderay has an average residential electricity rate of 10.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.14% more than the average state rate of 10.18 cents, a potentially frustrating situation for residents of the city. With an estimated 25 total residential customers, Avista Utilities is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Ponderay average 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 135th worst polluting city out of 237 cities in Idaho based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Ponderay from electricity use is 2,247,429.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 77th highest amount in Idaho. The city has no electricity production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import all of the 17,940.19 megawatt hours that citizens here consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ponderay

Ponderay 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.
197th10.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ponderay
161st$102.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ponderay Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ponderay, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9691.381,339,364133,362,340
Northern LightsBUNDLED11.42116.99201,01322,958,000

Electricity Production in Bonner County, Idaho

Power Plants in Bonner County, Idaho

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Bonner County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 1,002,923
Bonner County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 193,122

Bonner County, Idaho Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Bonner County average 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, making them the 39th worst polluting county out of 44 counties in Idaho based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the county from electricity consumption is 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 39th highest amount in the state and 2950th in the US. The county is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 979th most power plants within a county out of the country's 3221 counties. In Bonner County, Conventional Hydroelectric is 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity generation.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
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Conventional Hydroelectric
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Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Bonner County, Idaho Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Bonner County selling electricity. Of those 4, 50.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Idaho has restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Bonner County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 3.93% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Bonner County a rank of 958th best in the US out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Bonner County:

  • Clark Fork, Idaho:
    • Northern Lights: 50.00%
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
  • Dover, Idaho:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Northern Lights: 50.00%
  • East Hope, Idaho:
    • Northern Lights: 40.57%
    • Avista Utilities: 59.43%
  • Hope, Idaho:
    • Northern Lights: 45.36%
    • Avista Utilities: 54.64%
  • Kootenai, Idaho:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.04%
    • Northern Lights: 49.96%
  • Oldtown, Idaho:
    • Inland Power: 15.95%
    • Avista Utilities: 42.74%
    • Northern Lights: 41.32%
  • Ponderay, Idaho:
    • Northern Lights: 43.86%
    • Avista Utilities: 56.14%
  • Priest River, Idaho:
    • Inland Power: 5.06%
    • Northern Lights: 47.47%
    • Avista Utilities: 47.47%
  • Sandpoint, Idaho:
    • Avista Utilities: 53.19%
    • Northern Lights: 46.81%

* 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 Bonner County, Idaho?

By total megawatt hours sold, Avista Utilities is the largest electricity company in Bonner County, Idaho.

How many power plants are within Bonner County, Idaho?

Bonner County, Idaho has 2 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 4 electricity companies operating in Bonner County, Idaho.

Which electricity companies offer service in Bonner County, Idaho?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Avista Utilities13,966
2Northern Lights9,582
3Kootenai Electric5,409
4Inland Power1,381

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-20