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Ouachita Parish, Louisiana Electricity Overview

Ouachita Parish has had a 3.19% drop throughout the past 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Ouachita Parish generates 58.39 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 450th highest county out of 3230 counties for production per capita in the nation.

Ouachita Parish is ranked 954th in the country out of 3230 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 1.68 megawatt hours per person a year.

Ouachita Parish is the 4th highest producer of electricity in Louisiana out of 64 counties, producing 9,208,426.55 megawatt hours.

The 8,943,499.76 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable fuel places Ouachita Parish at 112th in the United States out of 3230 counties in non-renewable power production.

Releasing 1,338,907,338.67 kilograms of CO2 gases, Ouachita Parish has the 252nd highest pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,311,537 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    21 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,208,427 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    264,927 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,943,500 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    58.39 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,338,907,339 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,490.11 kg

Recent Energy News in Monroe

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Commercial Electricity Prices

Industrial Electricity Prices

Monroe Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for February, 2024

10.91¢ per kWh

  • 1.6% higher than last month
  • 13.13% lower than February last year
  • 3.48% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 33.02% lower than the US average
  • 299th in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 78 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since February last year
  • 3,858th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 177 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,195 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

10.89¢ per kWh

  • 1.25% lower than last month
  • 15.06% lower than February last year
  • 3.04% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 35.72% lower than the US average
  • 301st in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 1,519th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 561 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,223 since February last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$119.55 per month

  • 16.67% lower than last month
  • 3.39% lower than February last year
  • 2.16% higher than the Louisiana average
  • 4.64% lower than the US average
  • 477th in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 74 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 175 since February last year
  • 11,397th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 328 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,061 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$137.15 per month

  • 0.25% lower than last month
  • 12.25% lower than February last year
  • 1.93% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 3.48% higher than the US average
  • 327th in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 23 since February last year
  • 15,670th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 870 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,403 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

10.37¢ per kWh

  • 27.38% higher than last month
  • 12.57% lower than February last year
  • 4.14% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 23.81% lower than the US average
  • 297th in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since February last year
  • 5,854th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,957 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,688 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

9.53¢ per kWh

  • 1.29% lower than last month
  • 19.3% lower than February last year
  • 3.83% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 32.49% lower than the US average
  • 301st in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 3,978th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 47 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 7,133 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$655.04 per month

  • 22.29% higher than last month
  • 7.76% lower than February last year
  • 2.42% higher than the Louisiana average
  • 60.85% lower than the US average
  • 409th in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 108 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 34 since February last year
  • 18,508th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,513 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,092 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$666.13 per month

  • 0.68% lower than last month
  • 18.62% lower than February last year
  • 0.65% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 59.44% lower than the US average
  • 378th in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 16,421st in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 162 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,611 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

5.38¢ per kWh

  • 0.56% lower than last month
  • 21.08% lower than February last year
  • 12.69% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 45.42% lower than the US average
  • 300th in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 4,462nd in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 885 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,604 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

5.23¢ per kWh

  • 2.24% lower than last month
  • 28.23% lower than February last year
  • 11.84% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 48.74% lower than the US average
  • 301st in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 999th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 141 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,976 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$13,123.33 per month

  • 6.44% lower than last month
  • 23.35% lower than February last year
  • 3.5% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 57.19% lower than the US average
  • 378th in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 23 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since February last year
  • 15,223rd in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 430 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,009 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$12,941.19 per month

  • 2.51% lower than last month
  • 22.96% lower than February last year
  • 6.76% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 62.04% lower than the US average
  • 374th in the state out of 481 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since February last year
  • 14,715th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 24 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 126 since February last year

Monroe, LA Electricity Overview

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Monroe averages a residential electricity rate of 11.00 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 2.87% less than the state's average price of 11.33 cents, which ranks the city 165th best for average electricity price out of 488 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $136.31 per month. Entergy Louisiana sells an estimated 65,872.79 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

Monroe residents average 7,929.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 381,471,234.38 kilograms, the city ranks 10th highest in Louisiana for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within Monroe, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Monroe

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.057/kWh$241.78/mo.$68.67/mo.
165th11.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Monroe
61st$136.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Monroe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Monroe, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Claiborne Electric CoopBUNDLED11.20135.44313,74235,149,000
Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.80137.1714,537,671.31,569,816,238

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Claiborne CDP, LA Electricity Overview

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Claiborne CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 11.00 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 2.87% less than the state's average price of 11.33 cents, which ranks the city 166th best for average electricity price out of 488 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $136.31 per month. Entergy Louisiana sells an estimated 20,003.4 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

Claiborne CDP residents average 7,929.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 104,255,323.11 kilograms, the city ranks 37th highest in Louisiana for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within Claiborne CDP, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Claiborne CDP

Claiborne CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.057/kWh$241.78/mo.$68.67/mo.
166th11.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Claiborne CDP
35th$136.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Claiborne CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Claiborne CDP, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Claiborne Electric CoopBUNDLED11.20135.44313,74235,149,000
Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.80137.1714,537,671.31,569,816,238

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West Monroe, LA Electricity Overview

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West Monroe averages a residential electricity rate of 11.00 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 2.87% less than the state's average price of 11.33 cents, which ranks the city 166th best for average electricity price out of 488 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $136.31 per month. Entergy Louisiana sells an estimated 16,640.1 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

West Monroe residents average 7,929.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. With total emissions of 103,906,404.41 kilograms, the city ranks 39th highest in Louisiana for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. Within West Monroe, there are no power facilities. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Monroe

West Monroe residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.057/kWh$241.78/mo.$68.67/mo.
166th11.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Monroe
35th$136.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Monroe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Monroe, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Claiborne Electric CoopBUNDLED11.20135.44313,74235,149,000
Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.80137.1714,537,671.31,569,816,238

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Electricity Production in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Power Plants in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Ouachita Parish LA Natural Gas 4,479,0201,710,520,529.62381.9
Perryville Power StationEntergy Louisiana (100.00%)
Ouachita Parish LA Natural Gas 4,120,6251,508,015,819.24365.97
Plant 31 Paper MillGraphic Packaging International (100.00%)
Brownsville CDP LA Natural Gas 604,365.55501,262,830.12829.4
Ouachita Parish LA Natural Gas 4,4163,315,188.8750.72

Ouachita Parish, Louisiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Ouachita Parish emits 8,490.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 12th highest polluting county out of 64 counties in Louisiana and 518th out of 3230 counties nationally. This equals a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 1,338,907,338.67 kilograms. Natural Gas is the primary fuel in Ouachita Parish, with 97.12% of electricity production coming from the fuel. When combined with Black Liquour (2.02%) and Wood/Wood Waste Solids (0.85%), these three fuel types account for 9,208,426.55 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) of the electricity generation in the county. Ouachita Parish is home to 4 electricity producing plants, which is 679th most in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
97.12%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
2.02%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
0.85%

Ouachita Parish, Louisiana Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Ouachita Parish providing electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Louisiana has nonexistent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Ouachita Parish who report energy loss metrics had an average of 3.27% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average is 2.87%, resulting in Ouachita Parish having a rank of 460th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Providers In Each City in Ouachita Parish:

  • Eros, Louisiana:
    • Claiborne Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
  • Monroe, Louisiana:
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
    • Claiborne Electric Coop: 50.00%
  • Richwood, Louisiana:
    • Entergy Louisiana: 100.00%
  • Sterlington, Louisiana:
    • Entergy Louisiana: 100.00%
  • West Monroe, Louisiana:
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
    • Claiborne Electric Coop: 50.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana?

The largest electricity company in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana by total customer count is Entergy Louisiana.

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

Ouachita Parish, Louisiana is home to 2 electricity companies operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Entergy Louisiana24,153
2Claiborne Electric Coop3,141

How many power plants are located within Ouachita Parish, Louisiana?

There are 4 electricity plants located in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2023-12-06