Electric Rates & Providers in Cole County, MO

Cole County, Missouri Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cole County, Missouri Electricity Overview

Residents of Cole County are paying, on average, 23.93% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 12.23 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour.

At $130.2, the average Cole County monthly residential electric bill is 1.39% lower than the state average bill.

Cole County comes in as the 14th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 115 counties in Missouri, releasing 649,808,823.04 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Customers in the county use 3458.49% of the electricity that the county generates.

Cole County has achieved a 8.33% increase in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation over the course of the last 12 months.

Cole County is the 1343rd largest producing county out of 3230 counties in the nation when considering megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    964,296 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.53 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    27,882 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    24,290 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,592 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.36 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    649,808,823 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,442.47 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Jefferson City

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Jefferson City Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

11.62¢ per kWh

  • 11.06% higher than last month
  • 8.32% higher than March last year
  • 9.81% lower than the Missouri average
  • 31.69% lower than the US average
  • 261st in the state out of 1,074 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since March last year
  • 3,837th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,661 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 691 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

12.29¢ per kWh

  • 0.61% higher than last month
  • 4.09% higher than March last year
  • 8.23% lower than the Missouri average
  • 25.96% lower than the US average
  • 298th in the state out of 1,074 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 17 since March last year
  • 5,385th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 19 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 967 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$102.78 per month

  • 5.03% lower than last month
  • 7.16% lower than March last year
  • 8.41% lower than the Missouri average
  • 14.58% lower than the US average
  • 247th in the state out of 1,074 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 10 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 38 since March last year
  • 8,342nd in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 396 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,849 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$133.34 per month

  • 0.49% lower than last month
  • 0.32% lower than March last year
  • 6.82% lower than the Missouri average
  • 1.28% lower than the US average
  • 302nd in the state out of 1,074 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 13 since March last year
  • 14,647th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 438 since March last year

Jefferson City, MO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.29 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Jefferson City, which is 4.11% lower than the state's average rate of 12.81 cents. There has been a 8.33% increase in the usage of sustainable fuels (like solar, wind or hydro power) in Jefferson City during the course of the previous year. It's great to see these fuels slowly replace nonrenewable fuels such as coal or oil. The city generates 27,882 megawatt hours from its power plants, which is the 12th largest total generation for a city in Missouri.

Approximately 8,408.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 1055th worst polluter in the state out of 1086 cities. With total emissions of 362,210,560.11 kilograms, the city ranks 16th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The city has the 7th highest electricity plants of any city in the state, with 3 total plants. For electricity production purposes, Jefferson City's main fuel type is Landfill Gas, making up 24,290 megawatt hours, or 87.12% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jefferson City

Jefferson City residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.085/kWh$214.90/mo.$77.77/mo.
298th12.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jefferson City
302nd$133.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jefferson City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jefferson City, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ameren MissouriBUNDLED12.36122.73,59212,868,5541,590,226,869
Callaway ElectricBUNDLED15.22181.2165,345.6525,168,893.07
Three Rivers Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.07139.29283,906.6734,254,461.96

Zips with electric coverage in Jefferson City, Missouri include: 65109, 65101, 65043

Wardsville, MO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.10 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Wardsville, which is 5.54% lower than the state's average rate of 12.81 cents. Ameren Missouri has an estimated 203 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Wardsville average is 5.11% less at $130.88 per month.

Approximately 8,485.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 33rd worst polluter in the state out of 1086 cities. With total emissions of 14,459,252.35 kilograms, the city ranks 292nd highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 21,348.34 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wardsville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.083/kWh$211.03/mo.$75.97/mo.
122nd12.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wardsville
281st$130.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wardsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wardsville, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ameren MissouriBUNDLED12.36122.712,868,5541,590,226,869
Three Rivers Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.07139.29283,906.6734,254,461.96

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Taos, MO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.10 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Taos, which is 5.54% lower than the state's average rate of 12.81 cents. Ameren Missouri has an estimated 379 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Taos average is 5.11% less at $130.88 per month.

Approximately 8,485.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 33rd worst polluter in the state out of 1086 cities. With total emissions of 11,964,522.19 kilograms, the city ranks 321st highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 17,665 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Taos

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.083/kWh$211.03/mo.$75.97/mo.
122nd12.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Taos
281st$130.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Taos Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Taos, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ameren MissouriBUNDLED12.36122.712,868,5541,590,226,869
Three Rivers Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.07139.29283,906.6734,254,461.96

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Electricity Production in Cole County, Missouri

Power Plants in Cole County, Missouri

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Ameresco Jefferson CityAMERESCO Jefferson City LLC (100.00%)
Jefferson City MO Landfill Gas 24,29011,823,482.83486.76
Jefferson City MO Distillate Fuel Oil 2,1331,953,272.38915.74
Jefferson City MO Distillate Fuel Oil 1,4591,797,920.331,232.3

Cole County, Missouri Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 8,442.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 88th highest polluter in the state out of 115 counties. With total emissions of 649,808,823.04 kilograms, the county ranks 14th highest in Missouri and 508th in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. The primary fuel consumed in Cole County is Landfill Gas. The county generates 87.12% of the total production in the county from this fuel source. Cole County has 3 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 848th highest number of power plants within a single county.

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
87.12%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
12.88%

Cole County, Missouri Net Metering

Cole County has 2 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are decent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Cole County averages out to about 4.30% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a state average energy loss of 3.23%, Cole County is ranked as the 68th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Cole County, Missouri

Providers In Each City in Cole County:

  • Centertown, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Jefferson City, Missouri:
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 44.14%
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
    • Callaway Electric: 5.86%
  • Lohman, Missouri:
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
  • Russellville, Missouri:
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 49.21%
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.79%
  • St. Martins, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 92.44%
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 7.56%
  • St. Thomas, Missouri:
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
  • Taos, Missouri:
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
  • Wardsville, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 50.00%

* 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 Cole County, Missouri?

The largest electricity supplier in Cole County, Missouri by total customer count is Ameren Missouri.

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

There are 2 electricity providers offering service in Cole County, Missouri.

How many power plants are in Cole County, Missouri?

Cole County, Missouri is home to 3 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Cole County, Missouri?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Ameren Missouri23,279
2Three Rivers Electric Cooperative3,623

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-05-27