Clearwater County, Idaho Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Clearwater County, Idaho Electricity Overview

Clearwater County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 26.29% below the nationwide average price, at 10.31 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

Clearwater County is the 205th largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the US, with a population of 8,734 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 1,485,338.01.

Clearwater County is ranked as the 31st largest consuming county out of 44 counties in Idaho with over 100,000 megawatt hours being used by consumers living there.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Clearwater County is Avista Utilities.

Clearwater County's ability to provide 1,485,338.01 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 2nd highest hydroelectric energy producing county out of 44 counties in Idaho.

Clearwater County produces 170.06 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Clearwater County the highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in Idaho out of 44 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    121,559 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.92 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,485,338 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,485,338 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    170.06 MWh

Orofino, ID Electricity Overview

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Orofino averages a residential electricity rate of 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 8.75% more than the state's average price of 10.18 cents, which ranks the city 213th best for average electricity price out of 237 cities in the state. Avista Utilities has an estimated 18 total residential customers, more than all other electricity providers who operate in the city.

Orofino residents average 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 4,630,854.61 kilograms, the city ranks 56th highest in Idaho for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within Orofino, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Orofino

Orofino 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 Orofino
199th$113.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Orofino Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Orofino, 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

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Pierce, ID Electricity Overview

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Pierce averages a residential electricity rate of 9.96 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 2.17% less than the state's average price of 10.18 cents, which ranks the city 21st best for average electricity price out of 237 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $91.38 per month. Pierce has the 139th highest population in Idaho, with 467 residents residing within its borders.

Pierce residents average 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 814,235.36 kilograms, the city ranks 138th highest in Idaho for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within Pierce, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pierce

Pierce 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 Pierce
9th$91.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pierce Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pierce, Idaho

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

Weippe, ID Electricity Overview

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Weippe averages a residential electricity rate of 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 8.75% more than the state's average price of 10.18 cents, which ranks the city 213th best for average electricity price out of 237 cities in the state. With a population of 400 residents, the city is the 151st most populous city in Idaho. Avista Utilities has an estimated 3 residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers in the city.

Weippe residents average 1,743.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 697,417.86 kilograms, the city ranks 149th highest in Idaho for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within Weippe, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Weippe

Weippe 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 Weippe
199th$113.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for Weippe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Weippe, 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 Clearwater County, Idaho

Power Plants in Clearwater County, Idaho

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Clearwater County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 1,482,062.01
Ford Hydro LPFord Hydro Ltd Partnership (100.00%)
Clearwater County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 3,276

Clearwater County, Idaho Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Clearwater County residents average 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 39th highest in the state out of 44 in this category. With total emissions of 0 kilograms, the county ranks 2950th highest in the United States for total pollution from electricity use. The county is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 979th most plants within a county out of the nation's 3221 counties. Clearwater County has about 100.00% of its electricity generated by Conventional Hydroelectric.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Clearwater County, Idaho Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Clearwater County providing electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, 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 personal solar installations.

Power Companies in Clearwater County, Idaho

Providers In Each City in Clearwater County:

  • Elk River, Idaho:
    • Avista Utilities: 100.00%
  • Kendrick, Idaho:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Clearwater Power: 50.00%
  • Orofino, Idaho:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Clearwater Power: 50.00%
  • Pierce, Idaho:
    • Avista Utilities: 100.00%
  • Weippe, 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

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

The largest electricity company in Clearwater County, Idaho by total customer count is Avista Utilities.

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

Clearwater County, Idaho is home to 3 electricity companies operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Clearwater County, Idaho?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Avista Utilities17,570
2Clearwater Power1,402
3Missoula Electric Coop27

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

There are 2 electricity plants located in Clearwater County, Idaho

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-21