Minidoka County, Idaho Electric Profile

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Minidoka County ranks 19th county out of 44 counties in the state in hydroelectric power generation, producing 49,889 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric plants.

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Minidoka County’s average residential electricity rate is 10.03 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 25.46% lower than the nationwide average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Releasing 28,573,111.34 kilograms of CO2 gases, Minidoka County has the 15th worst pollution level from electricity use of any county in the Idaho.

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Minidoka County is ranked as the 24th largest generator of electricity of all 44 counties in Idaho for total electricity production, producing 49,889 megawatt hours.

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Minidoka County generates 2.37 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 26 highest county out of 44 counties in Idaho for production per capita.

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Minidoka County uses 499.71% more megawatt hours than it generates.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    299,190 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.22 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    49,889 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    49,889 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    28,573,111 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,358.1 kg

Rupert, ID Electric Overview

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Rupert has an average residential electricity rate of 7.40 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 26.13% below the average Idaho price of 10.02 cents and 44.95% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $98.05. This is 18.45% below the US average bill of $120.24. With 2,858 total residential customers, Rupert, Idaho Electric Utility is the largest provider in the city.

Rupert 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 13th highest polluter in the state out of 227 cities. Total emissions in the city are 9,446,779.78 kilograms, which is the 31st worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rupert

Rupert residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.078/kWh$0.074/kWh$98.05/mo.$90.05/mo.
3rd7.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rupert
134th$98.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rupert Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rupert, Idaho

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Rupert, Idaho Electric UtilityBUNDLED7.4098.05No DataIcon representing missing value.41,286.453,056,929.35

Heyburn, ID Electric Overview

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Heyburn's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 9.48 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.48% less than Idaho's average price of 10.02 cents and 29.56% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $81.93. This is 16.67% below the Idaho average bill of $98.32. Heyburn, Idaho Electric Utility is the largest electricity provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Electricity use in Heyburn results in the release of 5,411,198.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 45th 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 115th highest polluting city in Idaho for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Heyburn

Heyburn 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.
20th9.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Heyburn
6th$81.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Heyburn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Heyburn, Idaho

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Farmers Electric Cooperative IowaBUNDLED6.0084.29No DataIcon representing missing value.1,821.53109,245.9
Heyburn, Idaho Electric UtilityBUNDLED9.6981.17No DataIcon representing missing value.16,950.731,642,130.82
Idaho PowerBUNDLED10.1297.99No DataIcon representing missing value.5,571,628563,683,893

Paul, ID Electric Overview

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Paul'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. With 13 total residential customers, Idaho Power is the largest provider in the city. Residents in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $97.99. This is 18.51% less than the national average of $120.24.

Electricity use in Paul results in the release of 2,151,440.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 78th 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 115th highest polluting city in Idaho for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Paul

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

Electric Companies With Service in Paul, Idaho

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

Energy Production in Minidoka County, Idaho

Power Plants in Minidoka County, Idaho

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Minidoka County, Idaho Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 28,573,111.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Minidoka County from electricity use per year. This total also equates to a ranking of 2717th highest in the country for emissions per resident from electricity use, with an average of 1,358.1 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The county is home to one electricity generation plant, which is 23rd highest in the state and 25th highest when counting power plants per capita. Minidoka County's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from this fuel type.

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Minidoka County, Idaho Net Metering

Out of the 2 providers in Minidoka County, 100.00% of them offer net metering to their customers. The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

Minidoka County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 5.75% of their energy lost per year. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Minidoka County is ranked as the 2465th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Minidoka County, Idaho

Providers In Each City in Minidoka County:

  • Acequia, Idaho:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Heyburn, Idaho:
    • Idaho Power: 3.39%
    • Farmers Electric Cooperative Iowa: 6.16%
    • Heyburn, Idaho Electric Utility: 90.45%
  • Minidoka, Idaho:
    • Idaho Power: 21.39%
    • Minidoka, Idaho Electric Utility: 78.61%
  • Paul, Idaho:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Rupert, Idaho:
    • Rupert, Idaho Electric Utility: 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 Minidoka County, Idaho?

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

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

Minidoka County, Idaho is home to 2 electricity companies offering service in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Minidoka County, Idaho?

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1Idaho Power12,581
2United Electric Cooperative (Idaho)5,526

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

Minidoka County, Idaho has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16