Elmore County, Idaho Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Elmore County, Idaho Electricity Overview

Elmore County is home to over 28,666 citizens and produces 95,225 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 3.32 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Elmore County 146th out of 3221 counties in the US for solar megawatt hours produced per capita.

At $99, the average Elmore County monthly residential electric bill is 0.55% lower than the Idaho average.

While the national average residential electric rate is 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, Elmore County's average price is 26.07% lower than at 10.34 cents per kilowatt hour.

Usage of non-renewable fuels has increased by 43.43% in Elmore County power generation plants.

Elmore County is the 13th largest county by population in Idaho, with 28,666 citizens residing within its borders.

Elmore County ranks 13th out of 44 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population using over 300,000 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    398,971 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.92 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,614,305 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    775,647 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    838,658 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    56.31 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    120,326,556 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,197.54 kg

Mountain Home, ID Electricity Overview

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On average, Mountain Home's citizens spend 10.34 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Idaho average rate of 10.18 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. Generation in Mountain Home is about 159.33% of the electricity demand of residents, leading to the ability to export or store excess production. The Idaho average monthly residential electric bill is $99.55, while the Mountain Home average is 0.55% lower at $99 per month. This ranks the city 30th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

There is one electricity plant in Mountain Home. The use of electricity in the city accounts for 128,997,050.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 4th highest in Idaho out of 237 cities. Averaging 8,072.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 2nd worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. Mountain Home's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mountain Home

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
54th10.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mountain Home
30th$99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mountain Home Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mountain Home, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.3499354,3445,614,989580,865,216

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Mountain Home AFB CDP, ID Electricity Overview

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On average, Mountain Home AFB CDP's citizens spend 10.34 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Idaho average rate of 10.18 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Idaho Power. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $99 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Consumers in the city enjoy a 0.55% markdown compared to the rest of the nation.

Electricity companies servicing Mountain Home AFB CDP must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 5,563,651.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 135th highest in Idaho for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mountain Home AFB CDP

Mountain Home AFB CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
54th10.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mountain Home AFB CDP
30th$99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mountain Home AFB CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mountain Home AFB CDP, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.34995,614,989580,865,216

Glenns Ferry, ID Electricity Overview

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On average, Glenns Ferry's citizens spend 10.34 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is higher than the Idaho average rate of 10.18 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Idaho Power. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $99 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Consumers in the city enjoy a 0.55% markdown compared to the rest of the nation.

Electricity companies servicing Glenns Ferry must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 2,235,224.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 135th highest in Idaho for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Glenns Ferry

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
54th10.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Glenns Ferry
30th$99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Glenns Ferry Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Glenns Ferry, Idaho

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.34995,614,989580,865,216

Electricity Production in Elmore County, Idaho

Power Plants in Elmore County, Idaho

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Evander Andrews Power ComplexIdaho Power (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Natural Gas 484,314281,329,160.7580.88
Bennett MountainIdaho Power (100.00%)
Mountain Home ID Natural Gas 354,344205,532,791.52580.04
Elmore County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 99,503
Camp ReedIdaho Wind Partners 1 LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 71,031
Two Ponds WindfarmMountain Air Projects, LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 61,349
Desert Meadow WindfarmMountain Air Projects, LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 60,714
Hammett Hill WindfarmMountain Air Projects, LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 59,701
Mainline WindfarmMountain Air Projects, LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 58,038
Ryegrass WindfarmMountain Air Projects, LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 54,992
Sawtooth Wind ProjectIdaho Winds LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 54,175
Cold Springs WindfarmMountain Air Projects, LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 52,699
Simcoe SolarSimcoe Solar (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Solar 47,778
Mt. Home Solar 1, LLCStandard Solar (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Solar 47,447
Arrowrock Hydroelectric ProjectBoise-Kuna Irrigation District (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 38,201
Bennett Creek Windfarm LLC - Mountain HomeBennett Creek Windfarm LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 37,468
Mountain HomeHot Springs Windfarm, LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 32,551

Elmore County, Idaho Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Elmore County, Natural Gas makes up 51.95% of the fuel used for electricity production. When taken together with Wind (33.62%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (8.53%), these three fuel types make up 1,519,080 megawatt hours (or 94.10%) county electricity production. The county has the 1648th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 120,326,556.14 kilograms. The county also ranks 1974th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 4,197.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Elmore County is home to 16 power producing plants, which is the 2nd most plants within a county in Idaho.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
51.95%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
33.62%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
8.53%
SOLAR
Solar
5.90%

Elmore County, Idaho Net Metering

Elmore County is home to one electric company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the only supplier in town offers net metering options. The state of Idaho has restricted state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

In Elmore County one company reports energy loss, Idaho Power. They average an annual energy loss of 5.96%. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Idaho average is 5.72%, resulting in a rank of 2475th best in the nation and a state rank of 13th best out of 3221 and 44 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Elmore County, Idaho

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Elmore County, Idaho?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Idaho Power49,182

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

The largest electricity provider in Elmore County, Idaho by megawatt hours sold is Idaho Power.

How many power plants are located in Elmore County, Idaho?

There are 16 active electricity plants located in Elmore County, Idaho

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24