East Baton Rouge Parish, LA: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Electricity Overview

With 450,544 citizens living within the county and 3,912,259.48 megawatt hours produced a year, East Baton Rouge Parish has a per capita production rate of 8.68 megawatt hours. The city is 966th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the United States.

The use of natural gas in East Baton Rouge Parish yields a total of 2,961,956.16 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 9th in the state out of 64 counties.

East Baton Rouge Parish is the 164th largest county by population in the United States, with 450,544 citizens residing within its borders.

The use of non-renewable fuel types in electricity production in East Baton Rouge Parish has declined by 4.84% during the previous 12 months.

Entergy Louisiana is the largest electricity company in East Baton Rouge Parish when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Residents in East Baton Rouge Parish pay $151.77 per month for residential electricity, compared to the Louisiana average bill of $140.42.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    9,424,188 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    20.92 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,912,259 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,912,259 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.68 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,816,862,081 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,252.14 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Baton Rouge

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Baton Rouge 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

Baton Rouge, LA Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Baton Rouge are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.11% higher than the state's average rate of 11.35 cents, which ranks the city 397th out of 488 cities in Louisiana for best average electricity rate. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $151.75 per month, while the Louisiana average is $140.42. Patrons in the city pay 8.06% more compared to the rest of the state. There has been a 23.49% decrease in usage of fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuels in Baton Rouge during the course of the last 12 months.

Baton Rouge is the 2nd highest ranked city in the state out of 488 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 1,747,387,855.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 7,890.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Baton Rouge as the 481st highest polluting city in Louisiana. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Baton Rouge, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Baton Rouge has one power producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge 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 Baton Rouge
487th$151.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Baton Rouge Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Baton Rouge, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Baton Rouge, Louisiana include: 70810, 70816, 70808, 70817, 70806, 70815, 70809, 70802, 70805, 70820, 70714 and 8 other zip code(s).

Central, LA Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Central are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.11% higher than the state's average rate of 11.35 cents, which ranks the city 397th out of 488 cities in Louisiana for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 2,343 residential customers, Entergy Louisiana is the largest provider in the city. Citizens in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $151.75. This is 8.06% more than the Louisiana average bill of $140.42.

Central's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 235,755,259.32 kilograms, which is 15th highest amount in the state out of 488 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 192nd worst in Louisiana for emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 7,925.61 kilograms of emissions per citizen. There are no electricity producing plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Central

Central 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 Central
487th$151.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Central Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Central, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Central, Louisiana include: 70791, 70714, 70739, 70818, 70819, 70770

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Shenandoah CDP, LA Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Shenandoah CDP are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.82 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.11% higher than the state's average rate of 11.35 cents, which ranks the city 397th out of 488 cities in Louisiana for best average electricity rate. With an estimated 234 residential customers, Entergy Louisiana is the largest provider in the city. Citizens in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $151.75. This is 8.06% more than the Louisiana average bill of $140.42.

Shenandoah CDP's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 159,051,184.83 kilograms, which is 24th highest amount in the state out of 488 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 192nd worst in Louisiana for emissions per person, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 7,925.61 kilograms of emissions per citizen. There are no electricity producing plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shenandoah CDP

Shenandoah 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 Shenandoah CDP
487th$151.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shenandoah CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shenandoah 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

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Electricity Production in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Power Plants in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
East Baton Rouge Parish LA Natural Gas 3,071,413.02512,009,526.98166.7
ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Turbine GeneratorExxon Mobil Corp (100.00%)
East Baton Rouge Parish LA Natural Gas 473,463102,042,869.6215.52
Formosa PlasticsFormosa Plastics Corp (100.00%)
East Baton Rouge Parish LA Natural Gas 311,644100,960,021.12323.96
LSU CogenLSU and A&M College (100.00%)
Baton Rouge LA Natural Gas 55,739.4613,372,870.98239.92

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

East Baton Rouge Parish's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 2,816,862,081.01 kilograms, which is the 99th highest amount of any county in the country. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per person in the county, which amounts to 6,252.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation East Baton Rouge Parish is the 58th highest polluting county in Louisiana. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in East Baton Rouge Parish, with 75.71% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. East Baton Rouge Parish has 4 power producing plants, which is 680th most in the United States.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
75.71%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
Other Gas
Other Gas
24.29%

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity suppliers in East Baton Rouge Parish, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. At the state level, Louisiana has bad net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

East Baton Rouge Parish electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.21% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average is 2.87%, meaning East Baton Rouge Parish ranks 1012th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Providers In Each City in East Baton Rouge Parish:

  • Baker, Louisiana:
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
    • DEMCO Electric: 50.00%
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana:
    • DEMCO Electric: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
  • Central, Louisiana:
    • DEMCO Electric: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
  • Zachary, Louisiana:
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
    • DEMCO Electric: 50.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana?

The largest electricity company in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana by total revenue is Entergy Louisiana.

How many electric companies offer service in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana?

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana has 2 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are located in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana?

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana is home to 4 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Entergy Louisiana17,621
2DEMCO Electric15,050

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-05-27