Orleans Parish, Louisiana Electric Profile
Orleans Parish has the 1274th highest electricity production in the country out of 3220 counties, producing 129,063 megawatt hours.
Orleans Parish had a 162.02% increase over the last year in the usage of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.
On average, Orleans Parish citizens are responsible for 7,641.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the nationwide average emissions per person is 4,494.55.
Orleans Parish’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 24.78% below the nationwide average rate, at 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.
When calculating by customer count, Entergy New Orleans is the largest provider in Orleans Parish.
Orleans Parish had a 3.44% increase in CO2 emissions per capita in the last year.
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New Orleans, LA Electric Overview
Citizens living in New Orleans are paying an average residential electricity price of 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.33% less than the average Louisiana rate of 10.26 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. Roughly 3.06% of the city's total electricity generation comes from solar energy sources, with a total of 3,946 megawatt hours produced using the power of the Sun. There has been a 554.24% increase in usage of non-renewable fuel types in New Orleans.
Emitting 2,986,447,082.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, New Orleans is the highest out of 474 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption. The city averages 7,641 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. The city has 5 electricity generation plants within its borders. This is the most plants in a single city and the 28th highest number of plants per resident, out of 474 cities, in the state. New Orleans has around 96.94% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas.
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
Zips with electric coverage in New Orleans, Louisiana include: 70122, 70119, 70118, 70115, 70131, 70126, 70117, 70127, 70114, 70124, 70128 and 8 other zip code(s).
Energy 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||125,117||125,487,377.54||1,002.96|
TCI AlvarEntergy New Orleans (100.00%)
TCI FranceEntergy New Orleans (100.00%)
New Orleans Solar Power PlantEntergy New Orleans (100.00%)
Orleans Parish, Louisiana Details
Around 7,641.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 15th worst polluter in Louisiana out of 64 counties. A total of 2,981,226,515.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 3rd worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. The main fuel utilized in Orleans Parish is Natural Gas. The county produces 125,117 megawatt hours from this fuel. Orleans Parish has 4 power generation plants, which is 501st highest in the country.
What electricity companies offer service in Orleans Parish, Louisiana?
Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Orleans Parish, Louisiana?
By total revenue, Entergy New Orleans is the largest electricity provider in Orleans Parish, Louisiana.
How many power plants are within Orleans Parish, Louisiana?
Orleans Parish, Louisiana has 4 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.
How many electric companies offer service in Orleans Parish, Louisiana?
Orleans Parish, Louisiana has 2 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.