Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Electric Profile

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Calcasieu Parish generates 99.80% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel types, giving it a ranking of 1st in the state out of 64 counties for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel sources.

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Calcasieu Parish has experienced a 31.99% decline in the past year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

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Calcasieu Parish has a population of 203,436 citizens.

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Calcasieu Parish customers experience outages that are on average 272 minutes per occurrence, with roughly 2.46 outages each year.

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Residents of Calcasieu Parish are paying, on average, 24.03% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average rate, at 10.22 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Calcasieu Parish is the 258th largest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3220 counties in the United States, with a population of 203,436 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 28,856,420.29.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,927,553 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    19.31 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    28,856,420 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    56,717 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    28,799,703 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    141.85 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,541,744,931 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    17,409.63 kg

Lake Charles, LA Electric Overview

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Lake Charles's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.80% below Louisiana's average price of 10.26 cents and 24.36% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in Lake Charles experience 1.49 power outages a year with outages lasting on average 12 minutes. Vinton Public Power Authority sells 95,610.71 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than all other electricity suppliers.

Lake Charles is the 6th worst ranked city in Louisiana out of 474 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 575,550,820.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 7,447.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Charles

Lake Charles residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.057/kWh$165.99/mo.$68.67/mo.
317th10.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Charles
250th$123.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Charles Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.01122.32No DataIcon representing missing value.13,949,0031,395,848,806
Jefferson Davis ElectricBUNDLED10.34123.97No DataIcon representing missing value.123,00012,719,000
Vinton Public Power AuthorityBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Zips with electric coverage in Lake Charles, Louisiana include: 70605, 70601, 70607, 70611, 70615, 70669

Sulphur, LA Electric Overview

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Sulphur has an average residential electricity rate of 10.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.80% below the average Louisiana price of 10.26 cents and 24.36% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. With 291 residential customers, Entergy Louisiana is the largest electricity provider in the city. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1.49 outages per customer each year, with outages lasting around 12 minutes per outage. The US averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Sulphur has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 7,447.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 269th highest polluter in the state out of 474 cities. Total emissions in the city are 149,787,840.13 kilograms, which is the 25th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sulphur

Sulphur residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.057/kWh$165.99/mo.$68.67/mo.
317th10.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sulphur
250th$123.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sulphur Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sulphur, Louisiana

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Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.01122.32No DataIcon representing missing value.13,949,0031,395,848,806
Jefferson Davis ElectricBUNDLED10.34123.97No DataIcon representing missing value.123,00012,719,000
Vinton Public Power AuthorityBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Zips with electric coverage in Sulphur, Louisiana include: 70663, 70665, 70669

Moss Bluff CDP, LA Electric Overview

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Moss Bluff CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 10.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.80% less than Louisiana's average price of 10.26 cents and 24.36% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. With 413 residential customers, Entergy Louisiana is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in Moss Bluff CDP experience 1.49 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 12 minutes.

Electricity use in Moss Bluff CDP results in the release of 82,330,063.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 50th highest in Louisiana out of 474 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 7,447.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 31st highest polluting city in Louisiana for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Moss Bluff CDP

Moss Bluff CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.057/kWh$165.99/mo.$68.67/mo.
317th10.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Moss Bluff CDP
250th$123.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Moss Bluff CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Moss Bluff CDP, Louisiana

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Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.01122.32No DataIcon representing missing value.13,949,0031,395,848,806
Jefferson Davis ElectricBUNDLED10.34123.97No DataIcon representing missing value.123,00012,719,000
Vinton Public Power AuthorityBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Energy Production in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Power Plants in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

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Lake Charles PowerEntergy Louisiana (100.00%)
Westlake LA Natural Gas 4,906,3601,799,722,348.62366.81No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
R S NelsonSAM Rayburn G&T Electric Cooperative (4.42%)EAM Nelson Holding LLC (4.82%)Conoco Inc & BP Amoco (20.01%)Entergy Louisiana (18.02%)Entergy Texas (13.16%)East Texas Electric Cooperative (4.02%)SASOL North American Inc (7.43%)CITGO Petroleum Corp (27.44%)
Calcasieu Parish LA Petroleum Coke 2,281,660.012,755,448,080.41,207.65YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
RS CogenEntergy Power (50.00%)Eagle 2 US LLC (50.00%)
Calcasieu Parish LA Natural Gas 1,764,698.16794,318,918.12450.12No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
PPG Powerhouse CEagle 2 US LLC (100.00%)
Calcasieu Parish LA Natural Gas 1,390,739312,601,292.08224.77No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
CITGO Refinery PowerhouseCITGO Petroleum Corp (100.00%)
Calcasieu Parish LA Other Gas 201,569.88No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lake Charles PolymersEquistar Chemicals LP (100.00%)
Calcasieu Parish LA Natural Gas 187,270106,340,464.3567.85No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lake Charles PlantRain CII Carbon LLC (100.00%)
Calcasieu Parish LA Waste Heat 157,326No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
PPG RiversideEagle 2 US LLC (100.00%)
Calcasieu Parish LA Purchased Steam 89,042No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Calcasieu Parish LA Natural Gas 81,92553,100,537.84648.16No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Agrilectric Power Partners LtdAgrilectric Power Partners Ltd (100.00%)
Calcasieu Parish LA Agricultural By-products 59,110117,756,675.441,992.16No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
PPG Plant C CausticEagle 2 US LLC (100.00%)
Calcasieu Parish LA Natural Gas 40278,369.62194.95No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Calcasieu Parish residents average 17,409.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 4th highest in Louisiana out of 64 in this category. Total emissions in the county are 3,541,744,930.68 kilograms, which is the 2nd highest total amount of pollution for any county in Louisiana. Approximately 35.13% of Calcasieu Parish’s electricity is produced using Natural Gas. Combined with Petroleum Coke (31.71%) and Coal (31.27%), the three fuel types make up 98.11% of the production. Calcasieu Parish has the 168th highest electricity generation plants of any county in the nation, with 11 total power plants. This translates to the 1130th most power plants per citizen in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
35.13%
PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
31.71%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
31.27%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.74%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
0.55%
OTHER
Other
0.61%

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Net Metering

Roughly 80.00% of the electric companies in Calcasieu Parish offer net metering to their customers. The state of Louisiana has bad state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Calcasieu Parish is 2.75%. This includes data from 4 suppliers, including Entergy Louisiana, Jefferson Davis Electric, and CLECO Power. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 2.69%, resulting in a rank of 417th best in the United States and a state rank of 8th best out of 3220 and 64 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Calcasieu Parish:

  • DeQuincy, Louisiana:
    • Vinton Public Power Authority: 25.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 25.00%
    • CLECO Power: 25.00%
    • Beauregard Electric Cooperative: 25.00%
  • Iowa, Louisiana:
    • Vinton Public Power Authority: 33.33%
    • Jefferson Davis Electric: 33.33%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 33.33%
  • Lake Charles, Louisiana:
    • Vinton Public Power Authority: 33.33%
    • Jefferson Davis Electric: 33.33%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 33.33%
  • Sulphur, Louisiana:
    • Vinton Public Power Authority: 33.33%
    • Jefferson Davis Electric: 33.33%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 33.33%
  • Vinton, Louisiana:
    • Vinton Public Power Authority: 29.83%
    • Vinton, Louisiana Electric Utility: 10.51%
    • Jefferson Davis Electric: 29.83%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 29.83%
  • Westlake, Louisiana:
    • Vinton Public Power Authority: 33.33%
    • Jefferson Davis Electric: 33.33%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 33.33%

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

FAQ

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

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana has 11 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana?

The largest electricity company in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana by total revenue is Vinton Public Power Authority.

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

Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is home to 5 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana?

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1Entergy Louisiana28,321
2Jefferson Davis Electric3,272
3CLECO Power2,335
4Beauregard Electric Cooperative388
5Vinton Public Power Authority3

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16