St. Mary Parish, Louisiana Electric Profile

St. Mary Parish residents are faced with an average residential electricity bill of $125.98, which is 4.77% higher than the US average bill of $120.24.

St. Mary Parish generates 17.81 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the nonRenewableProducedPerCapitaRankState highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

St. Mary Parish is the 16th largest producer of electricity in Louisiana out of 64 counties, producing 878,786 megawatt hours.

The 878,786 megawatt hours of electricity generated by non-renewable energy ranks St. Mary Parish at 15th out of 64 counties in Louisiana in non-renewable power generation.

Releasing 437,594,582.82 kilograms of CO2 gases, St. Mary Parish has the 694th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the United States.

While the national average residential electricity rate sits at 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, St. Mary Parish’s average is 26.06% lower than at 9.94 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    952,717 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    19.31 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    878,786 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    878,786 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.81 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    437,594,583 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,867.52 kg

Morgan City, LA Electric Overview

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Morgan City's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.28% less than the average state rate of 10.26 cents and 25.50% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. There was a 29.90% increase in usage of fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuels in Morgan City during the course of the past 12 months. Morgan City, Louisiana Electric Utility is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count.

Around 8,207.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 7th highest polluter in Louisiana out of 474 cities. A total of 91,973,567.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 41st worst in Louisiana for total pollution from electricity use. The city has one power generation plant in the city. This is the 10th most power plants within a city and the 18th highest number of plants per capita, out of 474 cities, in the state. Morgan City's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Morgan City

Morgan City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.097/kWh$194.81/mo.$93.51/mo.
300th10.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Morgan City
181st$121.81Average residential monthly electricity bill for Morgan City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Morgan City, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
CLECO PowerBUNDLED11.43142.943,729,366426,338,000
Entergy LouisianaBUNDLED10.01122.3213,949,0031,395,848,806
Morgan City, Louisiana Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.90125.5667,065.687,307,326.39
South Louisiana Electric Cooperative AssociationBUNDLED9.04116.09269,81324,402,000

Franklin, LA Electric Overview

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On average, Franklin's residential electricity price is 10.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.17% below Louisiana's average rate of 10.26 cents and 23.88% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city have 1.66 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 159.27 minutes. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. CLECO Power is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Electricity use in Franklin results in the release of 51,833,310.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 87th highest in the state out of 474 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 269th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Franklin

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.099/kWh$203.76/mo.$95.54/mo.
358th10.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Franklin
412th$129.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Franklin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Franklin, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
CLECO PowerBUNDLED11.43142.943,729,366426,338,000
South Louisiana Electric Cooperative AssociationBUNDLED9.04116.09269,81324,402,000

Patterson, LA Electric Overview

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Patterson's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.44 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 10.26 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Morgan City, Louisiana Electric Utility has 567 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. Consumers in the city deal with 1.66 power outages per year, with outages lasting around 159.27 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

On average, Patterson residents emit 7,447.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 269th highest polluting city out of 474 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 44,333,864.28 kilograms, the city ranks 96th worst in Louisiana for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Patterson

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.099/kWh$203.76/mo.$95.54/mo.
404th10.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Patterson
393rd$128.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Patterson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Patterson, Louisiana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
CLECO PowerBUNDLED11.43142.943,729,366426,338,000
Morgan City, Louisiana Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.90125.5667,065.687,307,326.39
South Louisiana Electric Cooperative AssociationBUNDLED9.04116.09269,81324,402,000

Energy Production in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

Power Plants in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Baldwin LA Natural Gas 480,692309,668,718.94644.21
Morgan City LA Natural Gas 205,51387,795,516.76427.2
St. Mary Clean Energy CenterCLECO Power (100.00%)
St. Mary Parish LA Waste Heat 179,664
Neptune Gas Processing PlantEnterprise Products Optg LP (100.00%)
St. Mary Parish LA Other 12,91711,611,608.32898.94

St. Mary Parish, Louisiana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 23rd highest ranked county out of 64 counties in Louisiana, St. Mary Parish emits 437,594,582.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total equates to 8,867.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, so the county ranks 587th worst in the United States for pollution per capita. Natural Gas makes up 78.09% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in St. Mary Parish. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Waste Heat at 20.44% and Other at 1.47% of production. There are 4 power generation plants in St. Mary Parish, which is the 623rd most power plants in a county in the nation and equates to the 929th highest amount of power plants per person.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
78.09%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
20.44%
OTHER
Other
1.47%

St. Mary Parish, Louisiana Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electric providers in St. Mary Parish offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of Louisiana have bad net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in St. Mary Parish is about 5.37% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned St. Mary Parish a rank of 64th best in Louisiana out of 64.

Providers In Each City in St. Mary Parish:

  • Baldwin, Louisiana:
    • South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association: 50.00%
    • CLECO Power: 50.00%
  • Berwick, Louisiana:
    • South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association: 40.00%
    • CLECO Power: 40.00%
    • Morgan City, Louisiana Electric Utility: 20.01%
  • Franklin, Louisiana:
    • South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association: 50.00%
    • CLECO Power: 50.00%
  • Morgan City, Louisiana:
    • South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association: 48.23%
    • Entergy Louisiana: 0.86%
    • CLECO Power: 4.89%
    • Morgan City, Louisiana Electric Utility: 46.01%
  • Patterson, Louisiana:
    • South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association: 34.51%
    • CLECO Power: 34.51%
    • Morgan City, Louisiana Electric Utility: 30.98%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana?

By total customer count, CLECO Power is the largest electricity provider in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.

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

St. Mary Parish, Louisiana has 3 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

How many power plants are within St. Mary Parish, Louisiana?

St. Mary Parish, Louisiana is home to 4 active power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16