Lemhi County, Idaho Electric Profile

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Emitting 13,105,968.44 kilograms of CO2 gases, Lemhi County has the 2697th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the country.

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Lemhi County is Idaho Power.

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Lemhi County is home to 8,027 citizens and its power generating plants generate 32 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a generation per capita average of 0 megawatt hours per capita.

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Lemhi County continues to improve with the decrease of non-renewable fuel use. The county has accomplished a 11.11% decline in the burning of these fuel sources for electricity production.

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Lemhi County is ranked 9th out of 44 for worst polluting county in the state based on emissions per capita.

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Lemhi County experienced a 9.87% rise in CO2 emissions per capita in the previous 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    114,150 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.22 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    32 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    32 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    13,105,968 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,632.74 kg

Salmon, ID Electric Overview

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Salmon has an average residential electricity rate of 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.93% above the average Idaho price of 10.02 cents and 24.78% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $97.99. This is 18.51% below the US average bill of $120.24. With 51 total residential customers, Idaho Power is the largest provider in the city.

Salmon has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 1,629.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 216th highest polluter in the state out of 227 cities. Total emissions in the city are 5,046,105.97 kilograms, which is the 48th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Salmon

Salmon 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 Salmon
49th$97.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Salmon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Salmon, Idaho

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

Leadore, ID Electric Overview

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Leadore's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly, 0.93% more than Idaho's average price of 10.02 cents, which ranks the city 50th best for average electricity price out of 227 cities in the state. Idaho Power has 6 total residential customers, more than all other vendors who operate in the city. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $97.99 per month, while the national average is $120.24. Patrons in the city have a 0.34% discount compared to other residents of the US.

Electricity use in Leadore results in the release of 151,578.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 203rd highest in Idaho out of 227 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,629.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 13th highest polluting city in Idaho for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Leadore

Leadore 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 Leadore
49th$97.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Leadore Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Leadore, Idaho

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Energy Production in Lemhi County, Idaho

Power Plants in Lemhi County, Idaho

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Lemhi County, Idaho Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lemhi County’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 13,105,968.44 kilograms, which is the 2697th most of any county in the United States. The county also ranks 2639th worst in emissions per capita, averaging 1,632.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. The county has one power producing plant, which is 1432nd most in the United States and 662nd most when considering plants per person in the county. Lemhi County's primary fuel used for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. The county produces 32 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel type.

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Lemhi County, Idaho Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Lemhi County providing electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Residents of Idaho have restricted net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Lemhi County averages out to about 6.12% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a state average energy loss of 5.72%, Lemhi County is ranked as the 35th best county in Idaho for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Lemhi County, Idaho

FAQ

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

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

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Lemhi County, Idaho.

Which electricity companies offer service in Lemhi County, Idaho?

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1Idaho Power21,412
2PacifiCorp2,678
3Salmon River Electric Cooperative637

How many power plants are within Lemhi County, Idaho?

There is one active electricity plant located in Lemhi County, Idaho

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