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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Electricity Overview

Orleans Parish has emissions of 8,139.67 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 611th worst polluting county in the country by per capita pollution.

Residents of Orleans Parish pay around 1.85% less than the $140.47 state average monthly residential electric bill.

Orleans Parish is the 1086th highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3230 counties in the nation, with a population of 369,749 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 130,359.

Orleans Parish uses non-renewable sources to generate 0.35 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 588th highest county in the US for non-renewable generation per capita.

During the past 12 months, Orleans Parish experienced a 0.56% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita.

Over the last year, there has been a 67.28% reduction in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production in Orleans Parish.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    7,732,560 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    20.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    130,359 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    130,359 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.35 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,009,634,903 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,139.67 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in New Orleans

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New Orleans Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.92¢ per kWh

  • 5.37% lower than last month
  • 12.04% higher than April last year
  • 6.96% higher than the Louisiana average
  • 23.62% lower than the US average
  • 453rd in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 13 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 66 since April last year
  • 6,222nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,132 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,673 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.28¢ per kWh

  • 0.95% higher than last month
  • 10.34% lower than April last year
  • 7.67% higher than the Louisiana average
  • 23.83% lower than the US average
  • 464th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 37 since April last year
  • 5,387th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 311 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 7,356 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$90.52 per month

  • 8.96% lower than last month
  • 3.39% lower than April last year
  • 9.04% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 19.71% lower than the US average
  • 34th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 179 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 53 since April last year
  • 6,482nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,039 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,416 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$137.82 per month

  • 0.19% lower than last month
  • 8.73% lower than April last year
  • 1.61% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 1.28% higher than the US average
  • 218th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 55 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 140 since April last year
  • 16,920th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 214 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,393 since April last year

New Orleans, LA Electricity Overview

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New Orleans has an average residential electricity rate of 12.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.67% more than the average state rate of 11.40 cents and 23.83% less than the nationwide average of 16.12 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $137.82 per month, while the nationwide average is $138.02. Generation from non-renewable fuels amounts to 0.35 megawatt hours per person in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. New Orleans averages 8,139.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 4th highest in the state out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 3,009,634,902.64 kilograms, the city ranks highest in Louisiana for total pollution from electricity use. Power plants in the city mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the city. New Orleans is home to one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Orleans

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.087/kWh$224.58/mo.$78.18/mo.
464th12.28¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Orleans
218th$137.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Orleans Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Orleans, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.88136.3914,350,492.231,561,670,250
Entergy New OrleansBUNDLED13.01138.96171,3022,411,304.64313,677,143
Washington-St Tammany Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.75132.03815,561.4179,543,473.54

Zips with electric coverage in New Orleans, Louisiana include: 70119, 70122, 70118, 70115, 70126, 70131, 70117, 70127, 70128, 70114, 70124 and 8 other zip code(s).

Electricity Production in Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Power Plants in Orleans Parish, Louisiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
New Orleans LA Natural Gas 130,359131,088,709.51,005.6

Orleans Parish, Louisiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Orleans Parish averages 8,139.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 8th worst in the state out of 64 counties for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 3,009,634,902.64 kilograms, the county ranks 2nd worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county has one power producing plant. Orleans Parish's top fuel consumed for electricity generation is Natural Gas. They generate 130,359 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total production in the county, from this fuel source.

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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Orleans Parish supplying electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Residents of Louisiana have nonexistent net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

Orleans Parish has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 3 suppliers is 3.49%. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Orleans Parish is ranked as the 544th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

How many power plants are in Orleans Parish, Louisiana?

There is one power plant in Orleans Parish, Louisiana

What electricity companies offer service in Orleans Parish, Louisiana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Entergy New Orleans208,529
2Entergy Louisiana4,154
3Washington-St Tammany Electric Cooperative157

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

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Orleans Parish, Louisiana.

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

By total revenue, Entergy New Orleans is the largest electricity supplier in Orleans Parish, Louisiana.

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Published: 2024-06-27