Custer County, Idaho Electric Profile

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Custer County is the 10th highest polluting county in Idaho when considering emissions per person.

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Residents of Custer County are paying, on average, 32.38% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average price, at 9.10 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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No electricity production takes place in Custer County.

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When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Custer County had a 9.90% increase during the course of the previous year.

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Custer County has a population of 4,315 residents.

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Salmon River Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in Custer County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    61,363 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.22 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    7,032,929 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,629.88 kg

Challis, ID Electric Overview

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Challis's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity price of 9.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.48% less than the average state rate of 10.02 cents. Salmon River Electric Cooperative sells 65.49 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other electricity suppliers. Challis is home to 758 residents, which is the 112th most populated city in Idaho.

Roughly 1,235,448.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in Challis because of electricity consumption per year. More importantly, the city averages 1,629.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Challis

Challis residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.077/kWh$178.60/mo.$80.23/mo.
15th9.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Challis
214th$119.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Challis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Challis, Idaho

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Salmon River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.27119.14No DataIcon representing missing value.35,2383,268,000

Mackay, ID Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of Mackay is roughly 8.82 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this rate is lower than both the Idaho and the United States average rates of 10.02 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Lost River Electric Cooperative sells 23.05 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other electricity supplier. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $136.33 per month, while the US average is $120.24.

Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Mackay must turn to neighboring cities and rural areas to import all of the megawatt hours they need each year. On average, the city residents emit 1,629.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 13th worst polluting city out of 227 cities in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 761,153.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the city 141st highest for total pollution in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mackay

Mackay residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.093/kWh$0.088/kWh$136.33/mo.$124.04/mo.
8th8.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mackay
217th$136.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mackay Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mackay, Idaho

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Lost River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED8.82136.33No DataIcon representing missing value.35,938.653,168,802.79

Stanley, ID Electric Overview

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Stanley has an average residential electricity price of 9.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.48% lower than the average state rate of 10.02 cents. Stanley is the 211th largest city in Idaho, with a population of 69. With a consumption amount of 981.23 megawatt hours a year, Stanley is the 211th highest consuming city in Idaho out of the 227 cities.

Electricity consumption in Stanley results in 112,461.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 207th most of any city in the state. Additionally, the city ranks 13th worst in the state in emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 1,629.88 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The city is tied for last in the state for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Stanley

Stanley residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.077/kWh$178.60/mo.$80.23/mo.
15th9.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Stanley
214th$119.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Stanley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Stanley, Idaho

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Salmon River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.27119.14No DataIcon representing missing value.35,2383,268,000

Custer County, Idaho Details

Custer County, Idaho Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Custer County supplying electricity. Of those 2, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The single company in Custer County who reports energy loss statistics reported an annual loss of 6.44%. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Custer County is ranked as the 2668th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Custer County:

  • Challis, Idaho:
    • Salmon River Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Clayton, Idaho:
    • Salmon River Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Mackay, Idaho:
    • Lost River Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Stanley, Idaho:
    • Salmon River Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Custer County, Idaho?

By total revenue, Salmon River Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Custer County, Idaho.

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

Custer County, Idaho is home to 2 electricity companies operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Custer County, Idaho?

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1Salmon River Electric Cooperative2,173
2Lost River Electric Cooperative1,206

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16