Orleans Parish, Louisiana Electricity Rates & Statistics
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Orleans Parish, Louisiana Electricity Overview
Emitting 3,031,624,451.37 kilograms of CO2 gases, Orleans Parish has the 98th highest pollution level due to electricity use out of 3221 counties in the country.
Orleans Parish ranks 346th out of 3221 counties in the US in solar power generation, with 34,128 megawatt hours generated from solar power.
Orleans Parish is ranked 623rd out of 3221 for worst polluting county in the nation when considering pollution per capita. The county emits 7,894.92 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.
Orleans Parish generates 34,128 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable sources. This ranks Orleans Parish 1140th highest producing county in the country out of 3221 counties for total sustainable electricity production.
Orleans Parish averages 0.09 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 6th highest in Louisiana.
Orleans Parish uses non-renewable fuel types to produce 0.44 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 22nd highest county in Louisiana for non-renewable generation per capita.
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New Orleans, LA Electricity Overview
New Orleans has an average residential electricity rate of 11.38 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.68% more than the average state rate of 11.31 cents and 18.65% less than the nationwide average of 13.99 cents. They had a welcome 2178.24% increase in the usage of renewable fuels, such as solar or wind energy, instead of fossil fuel types, such as coal or natural gas. Roughly 16.78% of the city's total electricity production is from solar.
Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. New Orleans averages 7,894.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 9th highest in the state out of 488 cities for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 3,031,624,451.37 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 83.22% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the city. New Orleans is home to 3 power generation plants, which is the highest out of any city in the state.
Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Orleans
New Orleans residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.
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Electric Companies With Service in New Orleans, Louisiana
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||City Production (MWh)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)|
|Entergy New Orleans||BUNDLED||11.55||113.36||205,852||2,221,094||256,540,389|
|Washington-St Tammany Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||9.13||119.87||772,052||70,501,800|
Zips with electric coverage in New Orleans, Louisiana include: 70122, 70119, 70118, 70115, 70126, 70131, 70117, 70127, 70114, 70128, 70124 and 8 other zip code(s).
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Electricity Production in Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Power Plants in Orleans Parish, Louisiana
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions per MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
New Orleans PowerEntergy New Orleans (100.00%)
|New Orleans||LA||Natural Gas||169,276||103,912,863.18||613.87|
New Orleans Solar StationEntergy New Orleans (100.00%)
TCI FranceEntergy New Orleans (100.00%)
Orleans Parish, Louisiana Details
Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Orleans Parish averages 7,894.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 14th worst in the state out of 64 counties for emissions efficiency. With total emissions of 3,031,624,451.37 kilograms, the county ranks 2nd worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county has 3 power producing plants, which is 6th highest in the state. When it comes to electricity generation, Orleans Parish's top fuel type is Natural Gas, accounting for 169,276 megawatt hours, or 83.22% of production in the county.
How many power plants are in Orleans Parish, Louisiana?
There are 3 power plants in Orleans Parish, Louisiana
What electricity companies offer service in Orleans Parish, Louisiana?
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.