Barton County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Barton County, Kansas Electricity Overview

Barton County emits 5,320.72 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 1373rd worst polluting county in the US by per capita pollution.

Barton County generates -0.02 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 1203rd highest county in the nation for non-renewable generation per capita.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Barton County had a 4.02% increase over the most recent 12 months.

With a population of 25,493 residents, Barton County is the 23rd largest county in Kansas.

The monthly residential electric bill average in Barton County is $109.02, compared to the national average bill of $123.86. Barton County citizens enjoy a 11.98% lower average bill each month compared to their fellow countrymen.

Midwest Energy is the largest provider in Barton County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    354,163 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    135,641,135 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,320.72 kg

Great Bend, KS Electricity Overview

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Emissions in Great Bend average 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 156th highest polluting city out of 741 cities in Kansas based on emissions per capita. At 5,320.72 kilograms per person and 14,733 people in the city, the city emits 78,390,179.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 27th worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation happening within the city limits, electricity suppliers who service Great Bend must source all of the megawatt hours they need every year.

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Hoisington, KS Electricity Overview

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Hoisington's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.43% lower than the average Kansas rate of 13.07 cents and 11.68% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. Non-renewable fuel types are regularly used in electricity generation in the city, resulting in around 0.14 megawatt hours being generated from these fuels per capita per year. There is a shortage of 37,110.04 megawatt hours in the city due to the fact that citizens are using 9614.00% more electricity than is generated.

Emissions in Hoisington average 5,370.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 26th highest polluting city out of 741 cities in Kansas based on emissions per capita. At 5,370.56 kilograms per person and 2,699 people in the city, the city emits 14,495,128.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 99th worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. The city has one electricity producing plant within its borders. For electricity production purposes, Hoisington's top fuel is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 373.65 megawatt hours, or 96.80% of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hoisington

Hoisington residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.123/kWh$91.69/mo.$83.52/mo.
47th12.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hoisington
18th$91.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hoisington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hoisington, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Hoisington UtilityBUNDLED12.3088.8938612,181.421,498,605.56
Western Cooperative ElectricBUNDLED12.66107.0559,6917,557,100

Ellinwood, KS Electricity Overview

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Ellinwood's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 15.40 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.87% higher than the average Kansas rate of 13.07 cents and 10.08% more than the national average of 13.99. Non-renewable fuel types are regularly used in electricity generation in the city, resulting in around 0.12 megawatt hours being generated from these fuels per capita per year. There is a shortage of 27,693.95 megawatt hours in the city due to the fact that citizens are using 11349.98% more electricity than is generated.

Emissions in Ellinwood average 5,357.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, making them the 32nd highest polluting city out of 741 cities in Kansas based on emissions per capita. At 5,357.26 kilograms per person and 2,011 people in the city, the city emits 10,773,453.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 121st worst rank in the state for total emissions from electricity use. The city has one electricity producing plant within its borders. For electricity production purposes, Ellinwood's top fuel is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 189.36 megawatt hours, or 77.61% of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ellinwood

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.111/kWh$158.58/mo.$74.11/mo.
695th15.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ellinwood
280th$114.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ellinwood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ellinwood, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ellinwood, Kansas Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.50114.172449,088.161,408,382.56
Midwest EnergyBUNDLED12.40109.26314,42138,998,925

Electricity Production in Barton County, Kansas

Power Plants in Barton County, Kansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hoisington KS Distillate Fuel Oil 386282,337.39731.44
Ellinwood KS Distillate Fuel Oil 244166,933.32684.15
Great Bend - SunflowerSunflow Electric (100.00%)
Barton County KS Residual Fuel Oil -1,045515,106.48-492.92

Barton County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Barton County average 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, making them the 39th worst polluting county out of 105 counties in Kansas based on emissions per capita. At 5,320.72 kilograms per person and 25,493 residents in the county, the county emits 135,641,135.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 22nd largest amount in the state for total pollution. The county is home to 3 electricity generation plants, which is 11th most in the state. For the purpose of electricity generation, Barton County's main fuel source is Distillate Fuel Oil, accounting for 563.01 megawatt hours, or 135.66% of generation in the county.

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Barton County, Kansas Net Metering

Approximately 25.00% of the electricity companies in Barton County offer net metering to their customers. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Kansas has nonexistent laws for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Barton County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 8.86% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Barton County receiving a rank of 2823rd best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Barton County:

  • Albert, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Claflin, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Ellinwood, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 3.05%
    • Ellinwood, Kansas Electric Utility: 96.95%
  • Galatia, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 91.88%
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 8.12%
  • Hoisington, Kansas:
    • City of Hoisington Utility: 84.57%
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 15.43%
  • Olmitz, Kansas:
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 100.00%
  • Pawnee Rock, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Susank, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 45.13%
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 54.87%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Barton County, Kansas?

The largest electricity company in Barton County, Kansas by megawatt hours sold is Midwest Energy.

How many power plants are located in Barton County, Kansas?

Barton County, Kansas is home to 3 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Barton County, Kansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Midwest Energy4,119
2City of Hoisington Utility1,634
3Ellinwood, Kansas Electric Utility1,248
4Western Cooperative Electric330

How many electric companies offer service in Barton County, Kansas?

Barton County, Kansas is home to 4 electricity providers operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27