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Buchanan County, Missouri Electricity Overview

Buchanan County generates 0.75 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 14th highest county in Missouri for non-renewable production per capita.

When calculating by number of customers, Evergy is the largest supplier in Buchanan County.

Buchanan County's average residential electricity rate is 14.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.20% below the national average rate of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Buchanan County uses 1669.24% of the electricity that it produces.

Buchanan County is ranked as the 14th largest consuming county out of 115 counties in the state with over 1,000,000 megawatt hours being used by consumers living there.

While a majority of counties attempt to inhibit non-renewable fuel types, Buchanan County's burning of non-renewable fuel sources in their power plants has increased by 90.31% over the past year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,039,138 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.53 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    62,252 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    62,252 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.75 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    697,269,532 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,409.86 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in St. Joseph

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St. Joseph Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.37¢ per kWh

  • 0.3% lower than last month
  • 1.26% higher than April last year
  • 14.79% higher than the Missouri average
  • 15.01% lower than the US average
  • 932nd in the state out of 1,074 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 14 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 80 since April last year
  • 12,662nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,781 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,311 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.7¢ per kWh

  • 0.1% higher than last month
  • 2.81% higher than April last year
  • 14.44% higher than the Missouri average
  • 8.81% lower than the US average
  • 924th in the state out of 1,074 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 44 since April last year
  • 16,106th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 54 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 408 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$118.35 per month

  • 9.93% lower than last month
  • 1.73% higher than April last year
  • 23.36% higher than the Missouri average
  • 4.97% higher than the US average
  • 900th in the state out of 1,074 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 107 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 56 since April last year
  • 21,408th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 413 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 196 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$166.36 per month

  • 0.1% higher than last month
  • 1.89% lower than April last year
  • 26.77% higher than the Missouri average
  • 22.25% higher than the US average
  • 1,040th in the state out of 1,074 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 81 since April last year
  • 27,756th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 390 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 250 since April last year

St. Joseph, MO Electricity Overview

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St. Joseph averages a residential electricity price of 14.70 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 14.44% more than Missouri's average rate of 12.85 cents and 8.81% below the US average of 16.12 cents. Generation using coal created 6,765.98 megawatt hours of electricity in the city. With an estimated 1,839 total residential customers, Evergy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

St. Joseph's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 593,702,555.64 kilograms, which is 9th 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 8,399.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation St. Joseph is the 1061st highest polluting city in Missouri. Electricity facilities in the city mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 52,260.48 megawatt hours (or 83.95%) 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 10.87% and 5.18% 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 June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.170/kWh$0.111/kWh$264.86/mo.$98.76/mo.
924th14.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Joseph
1040th$166.36Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED15.43160.051,737,344.37268,011,775
EvergyBUNDLED13.14117.3562,2526,195,737.67813,930,208
United Electric Cooperative (Missouri)BUNDLED16.24216.85139,658.0322,674,016.72

Zips with electric coverage in St. Joseph, Missouri include: 64506, 64507, 64505, 64503, 64501, 64504

Agency, MO Electricity Overview

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Agency averages a residential electricity price of 13.06 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 1.68% more than Missouri's average rate of 12.85 cents and 18.98% below the US average of 16.12 cents. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $117.33 per month, while the state average is $132.25. Selling an estimated 3,907.49 megawatt hours a year, Evergy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Emitting 6,148,468.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Agency ranks 436th worst out of 1086 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 8,468.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 28th 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 9,099.08 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Agency

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.086/kWh$203.97/mo.$76.36/mo.
434th13.06¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Agency
38th$117.33Average residential monthly electricity bill for Agency Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Agency, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
EvergyBUNDLED13.14117.356,195,737.67813,930,208

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De Kalb, MO Electricity Overview

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De Kalb averages a residential electricity price of 12.58 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 2.05% less than Missouri's average rate of 12.85 cents and 21.95% below the US average of 16.12 cents. With a population of 495 residents, the city is the 531st most populous city in Missouri. Evergy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emitting 4,192,137.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions, De Kalb ranks 531st worst out of 1086 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 8,468.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 28th 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 6,203.92 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in De Kalb

De Kalb residential electric rates are highest in July and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.091/kWh$219.41/mo.$89.75/mo.
329th12.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of De Kalb
341st$137.09Average residential monthly electricity bill for De Kalb Residents

Electric Companies With Service in De Kalb, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
EvergyBUNDLED13.14117.356,195,737.67813,930,208
Platte-Clay Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.16156.89329,490.7940,062,887.04

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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 62,25237,164,326597

Buchanan County, Missouri Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Buchanan County has the 474th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the country, releasing 697,269,531.81 kilograms each year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 8,409.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Buchanan County is the 528th highest polluting county in the country. Natural Gas makes up 83.95% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Buchanan County. Coal and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 10.87% and 5.18% of total electricity production, respectively. Buchanan County is home to one power plant.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
83.95%
COAL
Coal
Coal
10.87%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
5.18%

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 3 providers in Buchanan County that report energy loss, including Evergy, Ameren Missouri, and Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative. Together, these 3 providers average an annual energy loss of 3.57% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.87%, resulting in Buchanan County receiving a rank of 606th 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:
    • Evergy: 25.01%
    • United Electric Cooperative (Missouri): 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:
    • United Electric Cooperative (Missouri): 45.24%
    • Empire District Electric: 9.43%
    • Evergy: 45.34%

* 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 one electricity plant 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.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-05