Meade County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Meade County, Kansas Electricity Overview

Meade County produces 68.28 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 32nd out of 105 counties in Kansas for total natural gas generation.

With total production of 246 megawatt hours, Meade County is the 59th highest producer of electricity out of 105 counties in the state.

Meade County residents are responsible for 5,342.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, making them the 26th highest polluting county out of 105 counties in Kansas based on per capita pollution.

Citizens of Meade County pay around 5.38% less than the $115.46 state average monthly residential electricity expense.

Meade County produces 100.00% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 0.06 megawatt hours per citizen and places Meade County as the 925th highest county in the US out of 3221 counties for non-renewable production per capita per year.

Meade County comes in as the 2582nd worst pollution level from electricity use in the country, releasing 21,663,255.43 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    56,334 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    246 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    246 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.06 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    21,663,255 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,342.36 kg

Meade, KS Electricity Overview

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On average, Meade's residential electricity rate is 13.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 1.18% below the average US price of 13.99 cents. Meade citizens use 8499.31% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must use megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up for the excess usage. With a rise of 4.78% in CO2 emissions per person, the city has work to do to combat future emissions issues.

Meade's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. The city produces 177.72 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 8,095,417.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 147th highest in Kansas out of 741 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,379.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 23rd highest polluting city in Kansas when calculating by CO2 emissions per capita. Meade has the 11th highest number of electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with one total power plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Meade

Meade residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.138/kWh$119.70/mo.$99.95/mo.
595th13.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Meade
50th$99.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Meade Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Meade, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
CMS ElectricBUNDLED15.60109.3426,5154,137,000
Meade, Kansas Electric UtilityBUNDLED12.6688.092466,246.61790,703.52
Southern PioneerBUNDLED14.68112.14114,53416,818,000

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Plains, KS Electricity Overview

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On average, Plains' residential electricity rate is 15.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 11.51% above the average US price of 13.99 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is CMS Electric. The state average monthly residential power bill is $115.46, while the Plains average is 5.30% below at $109.34 per month. This ranks the city 240th in the state for average monthly bill total.

Plains has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 191st highest ranked city in the state out of 741 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 5,517,587.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 156th worst in Kansas for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Plains

Plains residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.155/kWh$116.46/mo.$105.94/mo.
698th15.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Plains
240th$109.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Plains Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Plains, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
CMS ElectricBUNDLED15.60109.3426,5154,137,000

Fowler, KS Electricity Overview

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On average, Fowler's residential electricity rate is 14.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, unfortunately, 4.94% above the average US price of 13.99 cents. Southern Pioneer is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The state average monthly residential power bill is $115.46, while the Fowler average is 2.88% below at $112.14 per month. This ranks the city 261st in the state for average monthly bill total.

Fowler has zero electricity plants within its borders. The city is the 274th highest ranked city in the state out of 741 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 2,841,264.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 156th worst in Kansas for emissions per capita from electricity consumption.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fowler

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.143/kWh$121.00/mo.$108.29/mo.
658th14.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fowler
261st$112.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fowler Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fowler, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Southern PioneerBUNDLED14.68112.14114,53416,818,000

Electricity Production in Meade County, Kansas

Power Plants in Meade County, Kansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Meade KS Distillate Fuel Oil 246181,948.26739.63

Meade County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Meade County's top fuel source consumed for electricity production is Distillate Fuel Oil. The county produces 177.72 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Electricity use in the county results in the release of 21,663,255.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2582nd largest amount in the country out of 3221 counties and 57th highest in Kansas out of 105 counties. More importantly, the county averages 5,342.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. Meade County is home to one electricity producing plant.

DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
72.24%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
27.76%

Meade County, Kansas Net Metering

Approximately 50.00% of the electric suppliers in Meade County offer net metering to their customers. The state has poor net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Meade County is 3.43%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Kansas City Board of Public Utilities, CMS Electric, and Southern Pioneer. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Meade County is ranked as the 605th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Meade County, Kansas?

There is one power plant located in Meade County, Kansas

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Meade County, Kansas?

By total megawatt hours sold, Kansas City Board of Public Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Meade County, Kansas.

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

There are 4 electricity providers offering service in Meade County, Kansas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Meade County, Kansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Kansas City Board of Public Utilities1,907
2CMS Electric1,712
3Meade, Kansas Electric Utility925
4Southern Pioneer689

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-20