Thomas County, KS: 2 Electric Providers

Thomas County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Thomas County, Kansas Electricity Overview

Averaging production of 210.73 megawatt hours per citizen a year, Thomas County ranks 8 out of 105 counties in production per capita in the state.

Midwest Energy is the largest electricity company in Thomas County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Thomas County generates 1,663,948 megawatts from wind energy. That is sufficient to rank them 4th out of 105 counties in the state for electricity production from wind .

Thomas County generates 210.73 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Thomas County the 5th highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in the state out of 105 counties.

At $100.47, the Thomas County average monthly residential electricity bill is 27.21% lower than the national average.

With 1,261 megawatt hours produced using solar, Thomas County is 2nd in the state out of 105 counties for solar power electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    111,597 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    14.12 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,665,209 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,665,209 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    210.73 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Colby

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Colby Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.13¢ per kWh

  • 1.61% higher than last month
  • 3.9% higher than April last year
  • 15.64% lower than the Kansas average
  • 28.25% lower than the US average
  • 16th in the state out of 737 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 54 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 4,197th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 121 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 782 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.46¢ per kWh

  • 0.33% higher than last month
  • 4.85% lower than April last year
  • 15.76% lower than the Kansas average
  • 28.95% lower than the US average
  • 16th in the state out of 737 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 3,073rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 62 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,888 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$54.96 per month

  • 3.57% lower than last month
  • 0.65% higher than April last year
  • 37.59% lower than the Kansas average
  • 51.25% lower than the US average
  • 2nd in the state out of 737 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 106th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 174 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 23 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$74.09 per month

  • 0.04% higher than last month
  • 8.47% lower than April last year
  • 37.73% lower than the Kansas average
  • 45.55% lower than the US average
  • 2nd in the state out of 737 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 172nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank is the same since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 174 since April last year

Colby, KS Electricity Overview

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Colby averages a residential electricity price of 11.46 cents per kilowatt hour spent by their citizens, which ranks the city 16th out of 741 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $74.09 per month. Colby, Kansas Electric Utility is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Approximately 25,303,415.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Colby from electricity consumption. This total results in 4,656.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 53rd worst in Kansas for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are zero power plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Colby

Colby residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.088/kWh$120.90/mo.$51.04/mo.
16th11.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Colby
2nd$74.09Average residential monthly electricity bill for Colby Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Colby, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Colby, Kansas Electric UtilityBUNDLED11.4072.8616,361.771,865,988.47
Midwest EnergyBUNDLED11.50100.62312,743.6935,972,017

Brewster, KS Electricity Overview

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Brewster averages a residential electricity price of 11.80 cents per kilowatt hour spent by their citizens, which ranks the city 75th out of 741 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $100.62 per month. With an estimated 1 total residential customers, Midwest Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Approximately 1,820,691.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Brewster from electricity consumption. This total results in 4,656.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 53rd worst in Kansas for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are zero power plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brewster

Brewster residential electric rates are highest in November and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.100/kWh$158.58/mo.$74.11/mo.
75th11.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brewster
94th$100.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brewster Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brewster, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Midwest EnergyBUNDLED11.50100.62312,743.6935,972,017

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Rexford, KS Electricity Overview

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Rexford averages a residential electricity price of 11.80 cents per kilowatt hour spent by their citizens, which ranks the city 75th out of 741 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $100.62 per month. With an estimated 1 total residential customers, Midwest Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Approximately 889,391.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Rexford from electricity consumption. This total results in 4,656.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 53rd worst in Kansas for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are zero power plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rexford

Rexford residential electric rates are highest in November and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.100/kWh$158.58/mo.$74.11/mo.
75th11.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rexford
94th$100.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rexford Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rexford, Kansas

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Midwest EnergyBUNDLED11.50100.62312,743.6935,972,017

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Electricity Production in Thomas County, Kansas

Power Plants in Thomas County, Kansas

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Solomon Forks Wind Project, LLCSolomon Forks Wind Project, LLC (100.00%)
Thomas County KS Wind 990,816
East Fork Wind Project, LLCEast Fork Wind Project, LLC (100.00%)
Thomas County KS Wind 673,132
Midwest Energy Community Solar ArrayMidwest Energy (100.00%)
Thomas County KS Solar 1,261

Thomas County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emitting 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Thomas County is the 2929th worst in the nation for total emissions from electricity consumption. Averaging 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 2929th highest for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The county has 3 power generation plants, which is 2nd highest in Kansas. Thomas County has about 99.92% of its electricity generated by Wind.

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Thomas County, Kansas Net Metering

Out of the 2 suppliers in Thomas County, only one of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. The state of Kansas has nonexistent state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Thomas County averages out to about 11.32% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.87%, Thomas County is ranked as the 2938th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Thomas County, Kansas

Providers In Each City in Thomas County:

  • Brewster, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Colby, Kansas:
    • Colby, Kansas Electric Utility: 95.64%
    • Midwest Energy: 4.36%
  • Gem, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Menlo, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%
  • Rexford, Kansas:
    • Midwest Energy: 100.00%

* 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 Thomas County, Kansas?

The largest electricity provider in Thomas County, Kansas by total customer count is Midwest Energy.

How many power plants are in Thomas County, Kansas?

There are 3 power plants located in Thomas County, Kansas

Which electricity companies offer service in Thomas County, Kansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Midwest Energy5,717
2Colby, Kansas Electric Utility2,777

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

There are 2 electricity companies offering service in Thomas County, Kansas.

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Published: 2024-07-06