Rice County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Rice County, Kansas Electricity Overview

Throughout the last 12 months, Rice County had a 4.21% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.

Rice County is the 34th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption in Kansas, emitting 50,259,376.48 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Rice County is ranked 1360th out of 3221 for highest polluting county in the nation based on pollution per person. The county emits 5,331.43 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

At an average residential price of 14.28 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Rice County pay a 2.03% markup from the nationwide average price.

Citizens in Rice County pay $125.76 per month for residential electricity, compared to the Kansas average of $115.46.

Rice County ranks 42nd out of 105 counties in the state for total consumption, with its population consuming 130,965.23 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    130,965 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    319 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    319 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.03 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    50,259,376 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,331.43 kg

Lyons, KS Electricity Overview

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On average, Lyons' citizens purchase residential electricity for 12.40 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 5.08% below Kansas' average price of 13.07 cents, ranking the city at 49th out of 741 cities in Kansas for lowest average electricity rate. Selling an estimated 383.4 megawatt hours, Midwest Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $109.26 per month, while the state average is $115.46.

In Lyons, there are no power producing plants. The citizens must depend on electricity produced outside of the city. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 19,213,122.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 81st largest amount in Kansas out of 741 cities. More importantly, the city averages 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lyons

Lyons 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.
49th12.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lyons
187th$109.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lyons Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lyons, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Midwest EnergyBUNDLED12.40109.26314,42138,998,925

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Sterling, KS Electricity Overview

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On average, Sterling's citizens purchase residential electricity for 11.22 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 14.14% below Kansas' average price of 13.07 cents, ranking the city at 16th out of 741 cities in Kansas for lowest average electricity rate. Sterling, Kansas Electric Utility is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $91.17 per month, while the state average is $115.46.

Sterling has one power plant. Approximately 12,061,921.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption a year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 5,365.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks the city as the 29th highest polluting city in Kansas. Sterling's power plants mainly use Distillate Fuel Oil, which accounts for 71.08% (or 226.75 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sterling

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.112/kWh$151.74/mo.$91.17/mo.
16th11.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sterling
17th$91.17Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sterling Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sterling, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ark Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.93140.344,572.397,101,636.79
Sterling, Kansas Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.0188.963199,620.541,059,000

Little River, KS Electricity Overview

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On average, Little River's citizens purchase residential electricity for 12.40 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 5.08% below Kansas' average price of 13.07 cents, ranking the city at 49th out of 741 cities in Kansas for lowest average electricity rate. Midwest Energy has an estimated 2 total residential customers, which is more than all other electricity suppliers in the city. Little River is the 286th largest city in Kansas, with a population of 472.

In Little River, there are no power producing plants. The citizens must depend on electricity produced outside of the city. Electricity use in the city results in the release of 2,511,380.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 285th largest amount in Kansas out of 741 cities. More importantly, the city averages 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Little River

Little River 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.
49th12.40¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Little River
187th$109.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Little River Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Little River, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Midwest EnergyBUNDLED12.40109.26314,42138,998,925

Electricity Production in Rice County, Kansas

Power Plants in Rice County, Kansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sterling KS Distillate Fuel Oil 319223,115.5699.42

Rice County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Rice County has one power plant. Releasing 50,259,376.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 2275th highest in the country for total emissions from electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 5,331.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks the county as the 1360th highest polluting county in the United States. Rice County's power plants mainly use Distillate Fuel Oil, which accounts for 71.08% (or 226.75 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county.

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
71.08%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
28.92%

Rice County, Kansas Net Metering

Out of the 4 providers in Rice County, 2 of them offer net metering to their customers. Regulations put in place at the state level are poor for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Rice County is about 6.26% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Rice County is ranked as the 2568th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Rice County:

  • Alden, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 98.13%
    • Ark Valley Electric Cooperative: 1.87%
  • Bushton, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Chase, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Frederick, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Geneseo, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Little River, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Lyons, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Raymond, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Sterling, Kansas:
    • Ark Valley Electric Cooperative: 4.30%
    • Sterling, Kansas Electric Utility: 95.70%

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

FAQ

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

Rice County, Kansas has 4 electricity companies offering service in the area.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Rice County, Kansas?

By total megawatt hours sold, Evergy is the largest electricity provider in Rice County, Kansas.

What electricity companies offer service in Rice County, Kansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Evergy1,776
2Midwest Energy1,508
3Ark Valley Electric Cooperative1,400
4Sterling, Kansas Electric Utility1,205

How many power plants are within Rice County, Kansas?

There is one power plant located in Rice County, Kansas

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-27