Gem County, Idaho Electric Profile

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Gem County uses 325.82% more electricity than it produces each year.

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With total production of 60,487 megawatt hours, Gem County is the 21st highest generator of electricity in the state out of 44 counties.

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The largest provider in Gem County by megawatt hours sold is Idaho Power.

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Gem County generates 100.00% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 60,487 megawatt hours per year.

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Gem County is the 1979th largest county in the US.

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Gem County ranks 19th out of 44 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens consuming 257,566.15 megawatt hours.


  • Total Consumption

    257,566 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.22 MWh


  • Total Production

    60,487 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    60,487 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.34 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    22,587,789 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,247.12 kg

Emmett, ID Electric Overview

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Emmett's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 0.93% higher than the state's average rate of 10.02 cents. Selling 1,462.41 megawatt hours per year, Idaho Power is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $97.99. This is 0.34% lower than the state average bill of $98.32.

Electricity use in Emmett creates 11,034,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 30th most of any city in Idaho. The city also ranks 13th worst in Idaho in pollution per resident, averaging 1,629.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 96,274.45 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Emmett

Emmett 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.
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49th$97.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Emmett Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Emmett, Idaho

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Energy Production in Gem County, Idaho

Power Plants in Gem County, Idaho

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Gem County, Idaho Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Gem County has the 2578th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all of the counties in the United States, emitting 22,587,788.72 kilograms. This total also results in a ranking of 2732nd highest in the nation for pollution per person with an average of 1,247.12 kilograms of emissions per resident. Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Gem County. Gem County has the 1432nd most electricity generation plant of any county in the US, with one total plants. This translates to the 1167th most power plants per capita in the country.

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Gem County, Idaho Net Metering

Idaho Power is the only provider we have covering Gem County. Fortunately for consumers they do allow for net metering, making personal solar power installs possible. At the state level, Idaho has restricted net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Gem County averages out to about 5.96% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Gem County a rank of 15th best in Idaho out of 44.

Power Companies in Gem County, Idaho


What electricity company is the largest supplier in Gem County, Idaho?

The largest electricity company in Gem County, Idaho by megawatt hours sold is Idaho Power.

How many power plants are within Gem County, Idaho?

There is one power plant located in Gem County, Idaho

What electricity companies offer service in Gem County, Idaho?

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Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16