Rapides Parish, LA: 5 Electric Providers

Rapides Parish, Louisiana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Rapides Parish, Louisiana Electricity Overview

Rapides Parish is the 521st most populated county in the nation, with 127,189 citizens residing within its borders.

CLECO Power is the largest electricity provider in Rapides Parish when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

About 2,074,288.69 megawatt hours of electricity in Rapides Parish are created a year using natural gas. This is 16.31 megawatt hours per resident in the county a year.

With 2,074,288.69 megawatt hours produced by coal, Rapides Parish ranks 101st out of 3230 counties in the United States for coal power electricity generation.

The average monthly residential electricity bill in Rapides Parish totals $144.12. In contrast, the Louisiana average bill is $140.47

Rapides Parish is ranked 69th out of 3230 for worst polluting county in the country when considering emissions per capita. The county emits 19,286.82 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,659,903 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    20.91 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,321,225 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,321,225 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    33.97 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,453,071,715 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    19,286.82 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Alexandria

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Alexandria Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

11.08¢ per kWh

  • 8.49% lower than last month
  • 3.49% higher than April last year
  • 8.23% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 34.47% lower than the US average
  • 56th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 233 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 108 since April last year
  • 2,244th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,667 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 514 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.11¢ per kWh

  • 0.28% higher than last month
  • 15.07% lower than April last year
  • 2.55% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 31.07% lower than the US average
  • 288th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 27 since April last year
  • 2,251st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 69 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,648 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$94.89 per month

  • 7.75% lower than last month
  • 0.04% lower than April last year
  • 4.65% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 15.83% lower than the US average
  • 98th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 194 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 7,656th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 740 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,781 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$139.42 per month

  • 0% lower than last month
  • 13.3% lower than April last year
  • 0.47% lower than the Louisiana average
  • 2.46% higher than the US average
  • 309th in the state out of 488 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 11 since April last year
  • 17,410th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 197 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 8,536 since April last year

Alexandria, LA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Alexandria is about 11.11 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 288th out of 488 cities in the state. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is City of Alexandria Utilities. The power grid in the city deals with an average of 3.51 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting around 538.8 minutes per outage. The United States averages for these two data points are 1.27 outages each year and 137.24 minutes each outage.

Coming in at as the 10th worst ranked city out of 488 cities in the state, Alexandria releases 362,166,540.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 202nd worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 7,918.63 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alexandria

Alexandria residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.092/kWh$246.01/mo.$92.98/mo.
288th11.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alexandria
309th$139.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alexandria Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alexandria, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Beauregard Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.96146.41637,713.5469,891,617.81
CLECO PowerBUNDLED11.83150.273,834,819453,567,000
City of Alexandria UtilitiesBUNDLED10.45127.87120,322.44295,112.7430,839,541.22
Concordia ElectricBUNDLED10.75106.66141,806.115,250,079.14

Zips with electric coverage in Alexandria, Louisiana include: 71303, 71301, 71302, 71409, 71485

Pineville, LA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Pineville is about 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 319th out of 488 cities in the state. CLECO Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $131.15 per month.

Coming in at as the 33rd worst ranked city out of 488 cities in the state, Pineville releases 116,031,710.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 27th worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 7,918.63 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pineville

Pineville residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.096/kWh$237.17/mo.$85.97/mo.
319th11.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pineville
78th$131.15Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pineville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pineville, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Beauregard Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.96146.41637,713.5469,891,617.81
CLECO PowerBUNDLED11.83150.273,834,819453,567,000
Concordia ElectricBUNDLED10.75106.66141,806.115,250,079.14

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Ball, LA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Ball is about 11.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 315th out of 488 cities in the state. CLECO Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $128.47 per month.

Coming in at as the 130th worst ranked city out of 488 cities in the state, Ball releases 31,310,269.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 202nd worst in the state for pollution per person with an average of 7,918.63 kilograms of emissions per person. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ball

Ball residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.095/kWh$232.64/mo.$84.00/mo.
315th11.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ball
73rd$128.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ball Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ball, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
CLECO PowerBUNDLED11.83150.273,834,819453,567,000
Concordia ElectricBUNDLED10.75106.66141,806.115,250,079.14

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Electricity Production in Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Power Plants in Rapides Parish, Louisiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rapides Parish LA Coal 4,321,225.043,985,210,806.82922.24

Rapides Parish, Louisiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Rapides Parish results in the release of 2,453,071,714.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 114th highest in the country out of 3230 counties and 4th highest in the state out of 64 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 19,286.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Rapides Parish as the 2nd highest polluting county in Louisiana. Coal makes up 48.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Rapides Parish. Natural Gas and Petroleum Coke make up 33.02% and 18.98% of generation, respectively. There is one electricity plant in Rapides Parish.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
48.00%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
33.02%
PETROLEUM COKE
Petroleum Coke
Petroleum Coke
18.98%

Rapides Parish, Louisiana Net Metering

Rapides Parish has 4 out of 5 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Louisiana has poor regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 4 providers in Rapides Parish that report energy loss, including CLECO Power, City of Alexandria Utilities, and Beauregard Electric Cooperative. Combined, these 4 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 5.98% of electricity produced. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Rapides Parish having a rank of 2413th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Rapides Parish:

  • Alexandria, Louisiana:
    • Beauregard Electric Cooperative: 28.03%
    • City of Alexandria Utilities: 33.34%
    • Concordia Electric: 5.30%
    • CLECO Power: 33.34%
  • Ball, Louisiana:
    • Concordia Electric: 50.00%
    • CLECO Power: 50.00%
  • Boyce, Louisiana:
    • CLECO Power: 50.00%
    • Boyce, Louisiana Electric Utility: 50.00%
  • Cheneyville, Louisiana:
    • Beauregard Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • CLECO Power: 50.00%
  • Forest Hill, Louisiana:
    • CLECO Power: 50.00%
    • Beauregard Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Glenmora, Louisiana:
    • CLECO Power: 50.00%
    • Beauregard Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Lecompte, Louisiana:
    • CLECO Power: 50.00%
    • Beauregard Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • McNary, Louisiana:
    • Beauregard Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • CLECO Power: 50.00%
  • Pineville, Louisiana:
    • Beauregard Electric Cooperative: 6.72%
    • CLECO Power: 50.01%
    • Concordia Electric: 43.26%
  • Woodworth, Louisiana:
    • CLECO Power: 100.00%

* 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 Rapides Parish, Louisiana?

The largest electricity supplier in Rapides Parish, Louisiana by total customer count is CLECO Power.

Which electricity companies offer service in Rapides Parish, Louisiana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1CLECO Power50,213
2City of Alexandria Utilities23,431
3Beauregard Electric Cooperative10,072
4Concordia Electric1,137
5Boyce, Louisiana Electric Utility353

How many power plants are within Rapides Parish, Louisiana?

Rapides Parish, Louisiana has one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Rapides Parish, Louisiana is home to 5 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

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