Thomas County, Kansas Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Thomas County, Kansas Electricity Overview

Thomas County has seen an uptick of about 2.69% in the amount of power generated by wind.

At an average residential rate of 12.39 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, residents of Thomas County enjoy a 11.43% discount from the nationwide average.

Thomas County ranks 57th out of 3221 counties in the US for electricity produced from wind energy.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Thomas County is Midwest Energy.

Thomas County has the 7th highest electricity production in Kansas out of 105 counties, generating 1,919,649 megawatt hours.

Thomas County is ranked 9th in Kansas out of 105 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 242.01 megawatt hours per person each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    110,168 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,919,649 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,919,121 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    528 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    242.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    35,948 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4.53 kg

Colby, KS Electricity Overview

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Colby averages a residential electricity price of 10.55 cents per kilowatt hour spent by their citizens, which ranks the city 13th out of 741 cities in the state. Non-renewable fuel types are sometimes used in electricity generation in the city, resulting in about 0.09 megawatt hours being generated from these fuel types per citizen per year. They clearly can make a better effort in regards to electricity related pollution as they saw a 5.40% rise in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the previous 12 months.

Approximately 30,060,579.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Colby from electricity consumption. Averaging 5,396.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 20th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 92.25% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in Colby. Colby has one power plant in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Colby

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.106/kWh$0.102/kWh$74.40/mo.$68.95/mo.
13th10.55¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Colby
2nd$71.76Average 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 UtilityBUNDLED10.5571.7652819,116.052,017,589.28

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Brewster, KS Electricity Overview

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Brewster averages a residential electricity price of 12.40 cents per kilowatt hour spent by their citizens, which ranks the city 49th out of 741 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $109.26 per month. With an estimated 1 total residential customers, Midwest Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Approximately 1,548,329.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Brewster from electricity consumption. This total results in 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 156th 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 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 Brewster
187th$109.26Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED12.40109.26314,42138,998,925

Rexford, KS Electricity Overview

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Rexford averages a residential electricity price of 12.40 cents per kilowatt hour spent by their citizens, which ranks the city 49th out of 741 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a customer in the city is $109.26 per month. With an estimated 1 total residential customers, Midwest Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Approximately 1,048,182 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Rexford from electricity consumption. This total results in 5,320.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 156th 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 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 Rexford
187th$109.26Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED12.40109.26314,42138,998,925

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 1,147,382
East Fork Wind Project, LLCEast Fork Wind Project, LLC (100.00%)
Thomas County KS Wind 771,034
Midwest Energy Community Solar ArrayMidwest Energy (100.00%)
Thomas County KS Solar 705
Colby KS Distillate Fuel Oil 528626,383.151,186.33

Thomas County, Kansas Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Thomas County's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 35,947.93 kilograms, which is the 2913th highest of any county in the nation. The county also ranks 2898th worst in emissions per resident, averaging 4.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Power plants in the county mainly use Wind, which accounts for 99.94% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity production. Solar makes up 0.04% of electricity production and Distillate Fuel Oil makes up 0.03% of total generation in the county. Thomas County has 4 power plants within its borders. This is the 566th highest number of plants in a county.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
99.94%
SOLAR
Solar
0.04%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.00%

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Thomas County averages out to about 10.36% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Thomas County is ranked as the 2845th 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: 100.00%
  • 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 4 power plants located in Thomas County, Kansas

Which electricity companies offer service in Thomas County, Kansas?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Midwest Energy5,648
2Colby, Kansas Electric Utility3,066

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

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

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27