St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Electric Profile

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St. Landry Parish emitted 611,603,270.68 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which makes them the 535th worst polluting county in the nation.

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When calculating by number of customers, Entergy Louisiana is the largest provider in St. Landry Parish.

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Consumers in St. Landry Parish, on average, pay $128.42 per month for residential electricity, compared to the Louisiana average bill of $125.04.

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St. Landry Parish is ranked 675th out of 3220 for highest polluting county in the United States based on pollution per person.

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The electricity consumed by citizens of St. Landry Parish is produced in other counties as the county has no power production plants.

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With a population of 82,124 residents, St. Landry Parish is the 16th most populated county in the state and the 698th largest in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,585,493 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    19.31 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    611,603,271 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,447.31 kg

Opelousas, LA Electric Overview

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Opelousas has an average residential electricity rate of 10.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.48% below the average Louisiana price of 10.26 cents and 24.12% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $130.6. This is 8.62% above the US average bill of $120.24. Selling 10,129.63 megawatt hours per year, Entergy Louisiana is the largest provider in the city.

Opelousas has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 7,447.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 269th highest polluter in the state out of 474 cities. Total emissions in the city are 120,899,706.5 kilograms, which is the 31st worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Opelousas

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.123/kWh$0.082/kWh$175.04/mo.$88.63/mo.
351st10.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Opelousas
433rd$130.6Average residential monthly electricity bill for Opelousas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Opelousas, Louisiana

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CLECO PowerBUNDLED11.43142.94No DataIcon representing missing value.3,729,366426,338,000
Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.01122.32No DataIcon representing missing value.13,949,0031,395,848,806
Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED9.22126.92No DataIcon representing missing value.1,695,342156,247,700

Eunice, LA Electric Overview

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Eunice's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 10.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.36% less than Louisiana's average price of 10.26 cents and 24.03% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $130.73 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in Eunice pay 8.72% more compared to other residents of the country. Consumers in the city experience 2 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting around 186.3 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity use in Eunice results in the release of 75,515,770.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 57th highest in Louisiana out of 474 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 7,447.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 31st highest polluting city in Louisiana for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eunice

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.124/kWh$0.083/kWh$175.45/mo.$88.74/mo.
354th10.22¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eunice
437th$130.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eunice Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eunice, Louisiana

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CLECO PowerBUNDLED11.43142.94No DataIcon representing missing value.3,729,366426,338,000
Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.01122.32No DataIcon representing missing value.13,949,0031,395,848,806
Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED9.22126.92No DataIcon representing missing value.1,695,342156,247,700

Sunset, LA Electric Overview

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Sunset's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 9.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.28% less than Louisiana's average price of 10.26 cents and 28.54% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. With 82 residential customers, Entergy Louisiana is the largest electricity provider in the city. Consumers in Sunset experience 2.3 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 211.2 minutes.

Electricity use in Sunset results in the release of 21,746,158.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 154th highest in Louisiana out of 474 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 7,447.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 31st highest polluting city in Louisiana for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sunset

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.116/kWh$0.057/kWh$165.99/mo.$68.67/mo.
116th9.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sunset
344th$124.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sunset Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sunset, Louisiana

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Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.01122.32No DataIcon representing missing value.13,949,0031,395,848,806
Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership CorporationBUNDLED9.22126.92No DataIcon representing missing value.1,695,342156,247,700

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Details

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Net Metering

There are 3 companies in St. Landry Parish providing 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 that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in St. Landry Parish that report energy loss, including Entergy Louisiana, CLECO Power, and Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation. Together, these 3 electricity providers average an annual energy loss of 3.59% of electricity generated. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned St. Landry Parish a rank of 35th best in Louisiana out of 64 counties.

Providers In Each City in St. Landry Parish:

  • Arnaudville, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 48.46%
    • South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association: 3.07%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 48.46%
  • Cankton, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
  • Eunice, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 33.33%
    • CLECO Power: 33.33%
  • Grand Coteau, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
  • Krotz Springs, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
  • Leonville, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
  • Melville, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 34.91%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 34.91%
    • CLECO Power: 30.18%
  • Opelousas, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 33.68%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 33.68%
    • CLECO Power: 32.64%
  • Palmetto, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 33.33%
    • CLECO Power: 33.33%
  • Port Barre, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
  • Sunset, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 50.00%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 50.00%
  • Washington, Louisiana:
    • Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation: 33.33%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 33.33%
    • CLECO Power: 33.33%

* 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 St. Landry Parish, Louisiana?

The largest electricity provider in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana by megawatt hours sold is Entergy Louisiana.

How many electric companies offer service in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana?

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

Which electricity companies offer service in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana?

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1Entergy Louisiana24,444
2CLECO Power17,659
3Southwest Louisiana Electric Membership Corporation7,163

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16