Sumner County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sumner County, Kansas Electricity Overview

While many counties try to decrease non-renewable fuel sources, Sumner County's use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation purposes has increased by 164.21% throughout the past year.

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.99 cents, while residents of Sumner County pay an average rate of 1.40% above the national average at 14.19 cents per kilowatt hour.

When calculating by number of customers, Evergy is the largest electricity company in Sumner County.

Over 99.59% of Sumner County's electricity generation comes from renewable sources, ranking Sumner County at 19th in Kansas for sustainable electricity generation.

Sumner County produces 27.46 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Sumner County the 319th highest ranking county out of 3221 counties for renewable production per capita in the United States.

Sumner County is home to 22,382 people and its power generation plants generate 617,166 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 27.57 megawatt hours per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    310,943 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    617,166 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    614,656 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,510 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    27.57 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,076,994 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    48.12 kg

Wellington, KS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Wellington is around 15.84 cents per kilowatt hour , which is above both the Kansas and the national average rates of 13.07 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Electricity production facilities in the city produce, on average, 0.06 megawatt hours per resident from non-renewable fuel types. They clearly have work to do in regards to electricity related pollution as they saw a 4.64% rise in CO2 emissions per person during the course of the past year.

Wellington is the 47th highest ranked city in the state out of 741 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 41,325,989.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,356.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 33rd ranked city in Kansas for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to one electricity producing plant. For the purpose of electricity generation, Wellington's top fuel is Natural Gas, making up 98.34%, or 474 megawatt hours of generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wellington

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.093/kWh$194.67/mo.$78.33/mo.
702nd15.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wellington
635th$127.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wellington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wellington, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Wellington, KS UtilitiesBUNDLED16.29108.748230,448.944,960,813.15
EvergyBUNDLED12.71114.829,422,1131,197,878,526
Sumner-Cowley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.91182.4148,212.397,188,343.31

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Belle Plaine, KS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Belle Plaine is around 12.71 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the Kansas and the national average rates of 13.07 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $114.82. This is 7.30% below the nationwide average of $123.86. Evergy has an estimated 26 residential customers, which is more than all other vendors who operate in the city.

Belle Plaine is the 152nd highest ranked city in the state out of 741 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 7,805,497.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Belle Plaine as the 41st highest polluting city in the state. Within Belle Plaine, there are no electricity plants. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Belle Plaine

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.093/kWh$194.67/mo.$78.33/mo.
196th12.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Belle Plaine
289th$114.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Belle Plaine Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Belle Plaine, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
EvergyBUNDLED12.71114.829,422,1131,197,878,526

Conway Springs, KS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Conway Springs is around 13.96 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 13.07 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the national average of 13.99 cents. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $153.21. This is 23.70% above the nationwide average of $123.86. Evergy has an estimated 22 residential customers, which is more than all other vendors who operate in the city.

Conway Springs is the 184th highest ranked city in the state out of 741 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 5,778,302.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Conway Springs as the 156th highest polluting city in the state. Within Conway Springs, there are no electricity plants. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Conway Springs

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.140/kWh$0.093/kWh$194.67/mo.$78.33/mo.
611th13.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Conway Springs
722nd$153.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Conway Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Conway Springs, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
EvergyBUNDLED12.71114.829,422,1131,197,878,526
Sumner-Cowley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.91182.4148,212.397,188,343.31

Electricity Production in Sumner County, Kansas

Power Plants in Sumner County, Kansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Slate Creek Wind Project LLCEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Sumner County KS Wind 614,656
Sumner County KS Natural Gas 2,0191,659,663.74822.02
Wellington KS Natural Gas 482461,230.44956.91
Oxford KS Distillate Fuel Oil 916,742.761,860.31

Sumner County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Sumner County's primary fuel is Wind, with 99.59% of electricity production using this fuel type. When taken together with Natural Gas (0.40%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (0.00%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the production. Approximately 48.12 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are released in the county due to electricity use, ranking them as the 2859th worst in the United States. At 48.12 kilograms per person and 2,937,880 citizens in the county, the county emits 1,076,994.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions. There are 4 electricity plants in Sumner County, which is the 566th most power plants in a county in the country.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
99.59%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.40%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Sumner County, Kansas Net Metering

Out of the 5 companies in Sumner County, 60.00% of them offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of Kansas have bad net metering laws that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Sumner County averages out to about 2.16% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Sumner County a rank of 157th best in the United States out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Sumner County:

  • Argonia, Kansas:
    • Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Belle Plaine, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Caldwell, Kansas:
    • Wheatland Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Conway Springs, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 43.20%
    • Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative: 56.80%
  • Geuda Springs, Kansas:
    • Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative: 38.68%
    • Evergy: 61.32%
  • Hunnewell, Kansas:
    • Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative: 95.69%
    • Kay Electric Cooperative: 4.31%
  • Mayfield, Kansas:
    • Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative: 72.07%
    • City of Wellington, KS Utilities: 27.93%
  • Milan, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 50.00%
    • Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Oxford, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • South Haven, Kansas:
    • Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Wellington, Kansas:
    • Evergy: 3.06%
    • City of Wellington, KS Utilities: 72.28%
    • Sumner-Cowley Electric Cooperative: 24.66%

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

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Evergy is the largest electricity company in Sumner County, Kansas.

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

Sumner County, Kansas is home to 5 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Sumner County, Kansas?

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

Sumner County, Kansas has 4 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24