Buchanan County, Missouri Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Buchanan County, Missouri Electricity Overview

As the 23rd highest county in Missouri for non-renewable production per capita, Buchanan County produces 0.21 megawatt hours per person per year.

Residents in Buchanan County, on average, pay $147.12 per month for residential electricity, compared to the Missouri average of $129.52.

Residents of Buchanan County are paying, on average, 9.91% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average rate, at 13.03 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Buchanan County produces 38.37% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 0.13 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

With 10.72% of Buchanan County's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 235th out of 3221 counties in the country in total megawatt hours generated from coal.

Natural gas makes up 47.52% of the electric production in Buchanan County, giving it a ranking of 682nd countrywide out of 3221 counties for natural gas production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,101,512 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.99 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    28,899 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    11,088 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    17,811 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.34 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    787,039,843 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,281.9 kg

St. Joseph, MO Electricity Overview

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St. Joseph averages a residential electricity price of 13.60 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 13.80% more than Missouri's average rate of 11.95 cents and 5.98% below the US average of 14.46 cents. Generation using coal created 3,098.68 megawatt hours of electricity in the city. With an estimated 1,805 total residential customers, Evergy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

St. Joseph's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 673,908,924.22 kilograms, which is 8th highest amount in Missouri out of 1086 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 9,298.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation St. Joseph is the 1062nd highest polluting city in Missouri. Electricity facilities in the city mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 13,732.14 megawatt hours (or 77.10%) of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the city. Coal and Distillate Fuel Oil are also primary fuel types in the city, with 17.40% and 5.50% of total electricity production being generated from each, respectively. St. Joseph has one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Joseph

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.093/kWh$203.35/mo.$79.80/mo.
955th13.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Joseph
963rd$154.35Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Joseph Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Joseph, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Empire District ElectricBUNDLED14.31156.151,777,628254,429,040
EvergyBUNDLED12.30116.8617,8116,454,110793,628,375
United Electric Cooperative (Missouri)BUNDLED14.75191.55143,566.2721,174,286.95

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Agency, MO Electricity Overview

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Agency averages a residential electricity price of 12.30 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 2.92% more than Missouri's average rate of 11.95 cents and 14.97% below the US average of 14.46 cents. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $116.86 per month, while the state average is $129.52. Selling an estimated 3,965.74 megawatt hours a year, Evergy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Emitting 6,257,700.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Agency ranks 432nd worst out of 1086 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 9,325.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 293rd highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 8,716.69 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Agency

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.086/kWh$203.97/mo.$76.36/mo.
501st12.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Agency
21st$116.86Average residential monthly electricity bill for Agency Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Agency, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
EvergyBUNDLED12.30116.866,454,110793,628,375

Faucett CDP, MO Electricity Overview

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Faucett CDP averages a residential electricity price of 13.52 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 13.19% more than Missouri's average rate of 11.95 cents and 6.49% below the US average of 14.46 cents. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $154.2 per month. Faucett CDP is the 663rd largest city in the state, with a population of 248.

Emitting 2,312,831.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Faucett CDP ranks 660th worst out of 1086 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 9,325.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 293rd highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 3,221.67 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Faucett CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.086/kWh$203.97/mo.$76.36/mo.
941st13.52¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Faucett CDP
955th$154.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Faucett CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Faucett CDP, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
EvergyBUNDLED12.30116.866,454,110793,628,375
United Electric Cooperative (Missouri)BUNDLED14.75191.55143,566.2721,174,286.95

Electricity Production in Buchanan County, Missouri

Power Plants in Buchanan County, Missouri

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lake Road (MO)Evergy (100.00%)
St. Joseph MO Natural Gas 17,81110,817,153.86607.33
St Joseph Landfill Generating StationEvergy (100.00%)
Buchanan County MO Landfill Gas 11,0886,195,496.88558.76

Buchanan County, Missouri Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Buchanan County has the 441st highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the country, releasing 787,039,843.16 kilograms each year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 9,281.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Buchanan County is the 503rd highest polluting county in the country. Natural Gas makes up 47.52% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Buchanan County. Landfill Gas and Coal make up 38.37% and 10.72% of production, respectively. Buchanan County is home to 2 power plants, which is the 14th highest number of power plants within a county in Missouri.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
47.52%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
38.37%
COAL
Coal
Coal
10.72%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
3.39%

Buchanan County, Missouri Net Metering

Roughly 83.33% of the electricity suppliers in Buchanan County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are above average for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

There are 4 providers in Buchanan County that report energy loss, including Evergy, Ameren Missouri, and Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative. Together, these 4 providers average an annual energy loss of 2.87% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Buchanan County receiving a rank of 372nd best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Buchanan County:

  • Agency, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • De Kalb, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 50.00%
    • Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Easton, Missouri:
    • United Electric Cooperative (Missouri): 25.01%
    • Evergy: 25.01%
    • Easton, Missouri Electric Utility: 24.98%
    • Ameren Missouri: 25.01%
  • Lewis and Clark Village, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • Rushville, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 100.00%
  • St. Joseph, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 45.34%
    • Empire District Electric: 9.43%
    • United Electric Cooperative (Missouri): 45.24%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Buchanan County, Missouri?

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Buchanan County, Missouri?

The largest electricity supplier in Buchanan County, Missouri by megawatt hours sold is Evergy.

How many power plants are in Buchanan County, Missouri?

Buchanan County, Missouri has 2 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

How many electric companies offer service in Buchanan County, Missouri?

Buchanan County, Missouri has 6 electricity providers operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-10-18