Electric Rates & Providers in Ascension Parish, LA

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Ascension Parish, Louisiana Electricity Overview

While the national average residential electric rate is 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, Ascension Parish's average price is 26.96% below that at 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour.

Non-renewable fuels are used in the generation of 100.00% of the megawatt hours produced in Ascension Parish, ranking it 412th out of 3230 counties in the United States for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel types.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Ascension Parish had a 1.14% rise throughout the preceding year.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Ascension Parish is Entergy Louisiana.

Ascension Parish has a population of 130,458 residents.

Natural gas makes up 88.53% of the electric generation in Ascension Parish, resulting in a ranking of 279th nationwide out of 3230 counties for natural gas production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,728,836 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    20.92 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,533,628 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,533,628 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.76 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    782,827,100 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,000.61 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Prairieville CDP

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Prairieville CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

12.88¢ per kWh

  • 9.81% higher than last month
  • 3.7% higher than March last year
  • 5.07% higher than the Louisiana average
  • 24.3% lower than the US average
  • 396th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 14 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 39 since March last year
  • 6,681st in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,507 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 509 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.82¢ per kWh

  • 0.33% higher than last month
  • 13.38% lower than March last year
  • 6.02% higher than the Louisiana average
  • 28.79% lower than the US average
  • 397th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 19 since March last year
  • 4,231st in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 79 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 8,527 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$111.21 per month

  • 15.56% lower than last month
  • 6.8% lower than March last year
  • 8.97% higher than the Louisiana average
  • 7.57% lower than the US average
  • 487th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since March last year
  • 13,435th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4,687 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,920 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$151.75 per month

  • 0.44% lower than last month
  • 11.46% lower than March last year
  • 9.18% higher than the Louisiana average
  • 12.35% higher than the US average
  • 487th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 40 since March last year
  • 23,054th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 494 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,251 since March last year

Prairieville CDP, LA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Prairieville CDP is approximately 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.11% above Louisiana's average rate of 11.35 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $151.75 per month, while the US average is $137.93. Entergy Louisiana sells an estimated 42,968.76 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity supplier.

On average, Prairieville CDP residents emit 7,925.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 405th worst polluting city out of 488 cities in Louisiana. At 7,925.61 kilograms per person and 34,118 people in the city, the city emits 270,406,035.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 12th worst rank in Louisiana for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Prairieville CDP have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Prairieville CDP

Prairieville CDP residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.070/kWh$262.29/mo.$87.74/mo.
397th11.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Prairieville CDP
487th$151.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Prairieville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Prairieville CDP, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
DEMCO ElectricBUNDLED12.67167.191,699,084.24215,225,672.3
Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.81136.3514,436,488.341,560,509,291

Gonzales, LA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Gonzales is approximately 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.11% above Louisiana's average rate of 11.35 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $151.75 per month, while the US average is $137.93. Entergy Louisiana sells an estimated 17,983.88 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity supplier.

On average, Gonzales residents emit 7,925.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 22nd worst polluting city out of 488 cities in Louisiana. At 7,925.61 kilograms per person and 12,080 people in the city, the city emits 95,741,394.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 44th worst rank in Louisiana for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Gonzales have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gonzales

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.070/kWh$262.29/mo.$87.74/mo.
397th11.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Gonzales
487th$151.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gonzales Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gonzales, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
DEMCO ElectricBUNDLED12.67167.191,699,084.24215,225,672.3
Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.81136.3514,436,488.341,560,509,291

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Donaldsonville, LA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Donaldsonville is approximately 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.11% above Louisiana's average rate of 11.35 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $151.75 per month, while the US average is $137.93. Entergy Louisiana sells an estimated 7,381.99 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity supplier.

On average, Donaldsonville residents emit 7,925.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 405th worst polluting city out of 488 cities in Louisiana. At 7,925.61 kilograms per person and 6,834 people in the city, the city emits 54,163,633.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 86th worst rank in Louisiana for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Donaldsonville have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Donaldsonville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.070/kWh$262.29/mo.$87.74/mo.
397th11.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Donaldsonville
487th$151.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Donaldsonville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Donaldsonville, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
DEMCO ElectricBUNDLED12.67167.191,699,084.24215,225,672.3
Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.81136.3514,436,488.341,560,509,291

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Electricity Production in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Power Plants in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Ascension Parish LA Natural Gas 583,730.14138,250,907.48236.846/2030
Shell ChemicalShell Chemical LP - Geismar (100.00%)
Ascension Parish LA Natural Gas 537,858126,581,633.92235.34
GeismarBASF Corporation (100.00%)
Ascension Parish LA Natural Gas 412,040.3265,128,868.42158.06

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Ascension Parish residents emit 6,000.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 60th worst polluting county out of 64 counties in Louisiana and 921st out of 3230 counties nationally. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity use of 782,827,099.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Power producing facilities in the county primarily use Natural Gas, which accounts for 88.53% (or 1,357,791.53 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Ascension Parish is home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is 848th most in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
88.53%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
Other Gas
11.47%

Ascension Parish, Louisiana Net Metering

Out of the 2 suppliers in Ascension Parish, 2 of them offer net metering to their customers. Regulations put in place at the state level are nonexistent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Ascension Parish who report energy loss statistics had an average of 4.21% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 2.98%, Ascension Parish is ranked as the 48th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Providers In Each City in Ascension Parish:

  • Donaldsonville, Louisiana:
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
    • DEMCO Electric: 50.00%
  • Gonzales, Louisiana:
    • DEMCO Electric: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
  • Sorrento, Louisiana:
    • DEMCO Electric: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%

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

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Ascension Parish, Louisiana?

Ascension Parish, Louisiana is home to 2 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Ascension Parish, Louisiana?

By total customer count, Entergy Louisiana is the largest electricity provider in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.

How many power plants are located in Ascension Parish, Louisiana?

There are 3 power plants in Ascension Parish, Louisiana

What electricity companies offer service in Ascension Parish, Louisiana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Entergy Louisiana11,301
2DEMCO Electric9,653

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-05-27