Ellsworth County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Ellsworth County, Kansas Electricity Overview

At an average residential rate of 16.21 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Ellsworth County pay a 15.86% markup from the nationwide average rate.

Ellsworth County has had a 3.86% rise in the use of renewable fuels for electricity generation throughout the last 12 months.

Ellsworth County is the 2784th largest county in the nation, with 6,376 residents residing in the county.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest provider in Ellsworth County is Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative.

Ellsworth County averages 125.33 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 122nd highest in the United States.

Ellsworth County is the 94th highest polluting county in the state when considering emissions per person.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    88,579 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    799,118 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    799,118 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    125.33 MWh

Ellsworth, KS Electricity Overview

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Ellsworth averages a residential electricity price of 13.36 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 2.23% more than Kansas' average price of 13.07 cents. Western Cooperative Electric has an estimated 8 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Ellsworth average is 12.02% lower at $108.97 per month.

The 42,594.61 megawatt hours consumed in Ellsworth must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 156th highest polluting city out of 741 cities in Kansas based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 16,313,329.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 90th largest amount in Kansas.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ellsworth

Ellsworth residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.124/kWh$108.97/mo.$86.42/mo.
532nd13.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ellsworth
181st$108.97Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ellsworth Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ellsworth, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Rolling Hills Electric CooperativeBUNDLED17.13119.3475,233.8112,884,038.87
Western Cooperative ElectricBUNDLED12.66107.0559,6917,557,100

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Wilson, KS Electricity Overview

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Wilson averages a residential electricity price of 17.13 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 31.06% more than Kansas' average price of 13.07 cents. Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative has an estimated 1 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Wilson has the 217th largest population in the state, with 859 residents living within its borders.

The 11,933.71 megawatt hours consumed in Wilson must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 156th highest polluting city out of 741 cities in Kansas based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 4,570,499.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 217th largest amount in Kansas.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wilson

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.169/kWh$122.35/mo.$115.51/mo.
724th17.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wilson
557th$119.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wilson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wilson, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Rolling Hills Electric CooperativeBUNDLED17.13119.3475,233.8112,884,038.87

Kanopolis, KS Electricity Overview

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Kanopolis averages a residential electricity price of 17.13 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 31.06% more than Kansas' average price of 13.07 cents. Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative has an estimated 2 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. Kanopolis has the 299th largest population in the state, with 443 residents living within its borders.

The 6,154.41 megawatt hours consumed in Kanopolis must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 41st highest polluting city out of 741 cities in Kansas based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 2,357,079.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 299th largest amount in Kansas.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kanopolis

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.169/kWh$122.35/mo.$115.51/mo.
724th17.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kanopolis
557th$119.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kanopolis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kanopolis, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Rolling Hills Electric CooperativeBUNDLED17.13119.3475,233.8112,884,038.87

Electricity Production in Ellsworth County, Kansas

Power Plants in Ellsworth County, Kansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Post Rock Wind Power Project, LLCPattern Operators LP (100.00%)
Ellsworth County KS Wind 799,118

Ellsworth County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There is one power producing plant in Ellsworth County. On average, the county's residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 94th highest polluting county out of 105 counties in Kansas based on emissions per capita. At 0 kilograms per person and 2,937,880 people in the county, the county emits 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 2950th highest amount in the US. In Ellsworth County, Wind makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production.

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Ellsworth County, Kansas Net Metering

Of the 7 electricity companies in Ellsworth County, 71.43% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Kansas has nonexistent regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Ellsworth County is 6.63%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Evergy, Western Cooperative Electric, and Midwest Energy. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Ellsworth County is ranked as the 2618th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Ellsworth County:

  • Ellsworth, Kansas:
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 84.36%
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 15.64%
  • Holyrood, Kansas:
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 40.62%
    • Holyrood, Kansas Electric Utility: 50.92%
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 8.46%
  • Kanopolis, Kansas:
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Lorraine, Kansas:
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Western Cooperative Electric: 50.00%
  • Wilson, Kansas:
    • Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Ellsworth County, Kansas is home to 7 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

The largest electricity company in Ellsworth County, Kansas by total revenue is Rolling Hills Electric Cooperative.

Which electricity companies offer service in Ellsworth County, Kansas?

How many power plants are within Ellsworth County, Kansas?

There is one active electricity plant located in Ellsworth County, Kansas

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