Elmore County, Idaho Electric Profile

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The average monthly residential electricity bill in Elmore County is 0.34% lower than the state average monthly residential bill.

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Elmore County ranks 3rd out of 44 counties in the state for natural gas production, with 584,710 megawatt hours produced using the source.

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Elmore County is the 1554th most populated county in the US.

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The county is the 7th highest generator of electricity out of 44 counties in the state, producing 1,314,524.56 megawatt hours.

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Elmore County is the 7th highest pollution level from electricity consumption out of 44 counties in the state, releasing 99,716,086.47 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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Elmore County generates 3.61 megawatt hours per capita a year from solar energy sources, giving the county a ranking of 119th out of 3220 counties in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    391,227 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.22 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,314,525 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    729,815 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    584,710 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    47.78 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    99,716,086 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,624.59 kg

Mountain Home, ID Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Mountain Home is approximately 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is above the Idaho average rate of 10.02 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the United States average of 13.45 cents. The city produces over 400,000 megawatt hours from its power generating plants, which is the 2nd most in total production for a city in the state. Mountain Home produces 79.32% more electricity than is consumed by citizens in the city. The excess megawatt hours can be exported to nearby counties.

Mountain Home emits 7,047.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 2nd highest polluting city out of 227 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution for Mountain Home from electricity use is 99,834,489.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 4th highest in Idaho. The city has the 2nd most electricity plants of any city in the state, with 2 total power plants. This is the 8th most power plants per capita in the state. Mountain Home's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 85.84% of electricity production using this fuel.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
50th10.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mountain Home
49th$97.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mountain Home Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mountain Home, Idaho

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Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.1297.99310,0865,571,628563,683,893

Mountain Home AFB CDP, ID Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Mountain Home AFB CDP home purchase electricity for, on average, 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.93% more than the average state rate of 10.02 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $97.99 per month, while the state average is $98.32. Patrons in Mountain Home AFB CDP have a 0.34% discount compared to the rest of the state. With 183 residential customers, Idaho Power is the largest vendor in the city.

Mountain Home AFB CDP emits 1,629.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 13th worst polluting city out of 227 cities in the state. With total emissions of 4,904,306.48 kilograms, the city ranks 49th worst 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. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 42,790.22 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
50th10.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mountain Home AFB CDP
49th$97.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mountain Home AFB CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mountain Home AFB CDP, Idaho

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Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.1297.99No DataIcon representing missing value.5,571,628563,683,893

Glenns Ferry, ID Electric Overview

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Glenns Ferry has an average residential electricity price of 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.93% more than the average Idaho price of 10.02 cents and 24.78% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $97.99 per month, while the state average is $98.32. Patrons in Glenns Ferry enjoy a 0.34% discount compared to the rest of the state. Idaho Power has 39 total residential customers, more than any other provider in the city.

Glenns Ferry is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 1,629.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 1,998,231.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.093/kWh$140.79/mo.$70.09/mo.
50th10.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Glenns Ferry
49th$97.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Glenns Ferry Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Glenns Ferry, Idaho

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Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.1297.99No DataIcon representing missing value.5,571,628563,683,893

Energy Production in Elmore County, Idaho

Power Plants in Elmore County, Idaho

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Bennett MountainIdaho Power (100.00%)
Mountain Home ID Natural Gas 310,086179,024,652.24577.34No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Evander Andrews Power ComplexIdaho Power (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Natural Gas 274,624156,021,921.86568.13No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Elmore County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 95,120No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Arrowrock Hydroelectric ProjectBoise-Kuna Irrigation District (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Conventional Hydroelectric 67,347No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Two Ponds WindfarmAegis Renewables LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 60,327No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Desert Meadow WindfarmAegis Renewables LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 57,745No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hammett Hill WindfarmAegis Renewables LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 57,717No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Mainline WindfarmAegis Renewables LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 56,532No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ryegrass WindfarmAegis Renewables LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 53,812No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Sawtooth Wind ProjectIdaho Winds LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 53,480No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Mt. Home Solar 1, LLCMt. Home Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Mountain Home ID Solar 51,159No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Cold Springs WindfarmAegis Renewables LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 50,925No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Simcoe SolarSimcoe Solar (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Solar 48,136No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bennett Creek Windfarm LLC - Mountain HomeBennett Creek Windfarm LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 41,506No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Mountain HomeHot Springs Windfarm, LLC (100.00%)
Elmore County ID Wind 36,008.56No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Elmore County, Idaho Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Elmore County, Natural Gas is 44.48% of the fuel used in electricity production. Wind (35.61%) is also used in electricity generation, as well as Conventional Hydroelectric (12.36%). The county has 15 electricity plants, which is 106th highest in the country. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Elmore County averages 3,624.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use. A total of 99,716,086.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county per year.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
44.48%
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Wind
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35.61%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
12.36%
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Solar
7.55%

Elmore County, Idaho Net Metering

Idaho Power is the only provider we have covering Elmore County. Fortunately for customers they do allow for net metering, making personal solar power installs possible. Idaho has highly restricted regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

In Elmore County one company reports energy loss, Idaho Power. They average an annual energy loss of 5.96%. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Idaho average is 5.72%, resulting in a rank of 2558th best in the United States and a state rank of 15th best out of 3220 and 44 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Elmore County, Idaho

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Elmore County, Idaho by total customer count is Idaho Power.

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

There are 15 electricity plants in Elmore County, Idaho

What electricity companies offer service in Elmore County, Idaho?

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1Idaho Power50,442

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16