Cole County, Missouri Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Cole County, Missouri Electricity Overview

Over 74.56% of Cole County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuel types, putting Cole County at 15th in the state for total sustainable electricity production.

Ameren Missouri is the largest supplier in Cole County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

The monthly residential electric bill average in Cole County is $121.11, compared to the state average of $129.52. Cole County residents enjoy a 6.50% lower average expense each month compared to other residents in the state.

Cole County is ranked as the 1538th largest producer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the United States for electricity generation, producing 30,072 megawatt hours.

The US average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Cole County benefit from an average rate that is 23.87% below that at 11.01 cents per kilowatt hour.

Cole County is ranked 16th in Missouri out of 115 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 0.29 megawatt hours per person each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,003,901 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.99 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    30,072 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    22,422 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,650 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.39 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    718,191,934 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,293.49 kg

Jefferson City, MO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.19 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Jefferson City, which is 6.31% lower than the state's average rate of 11.95 cents. There has been a 2054.93% increase in the use of fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuels in Jefferson City. With annual generation of 30,072 megawatt hours, the city is the 11th largest producer of electricity in the state.

Approximately 9,267.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 1065th worst polluter in the state out of 1086 cities. With total emissions of 400,634,627.44 kilograms, the city ranks 17th 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 22,422 megawatt hours, or 74.56% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jefferson City

Jefferson City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.077/kWh$212.59/mo.$64.55/mo.
289th11.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jefferson City
300th$123.98Average 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 MissouriBUNDLED11.17118.697,65013,755,0781,537,078,636
Callaway ElectricBUNDLED14.27168.74173,26524,721,400
Three Rivers Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.81124.05296,58132,054,000

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Wardsville, MO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.99 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Wardsville, which is 8.00% lower than the state's average rate of 11.95 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 $129.86, while the Wardsville average is 6.54% less at $121.37 per month.

Approximately 9,325.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 293rd worst polluter in the state out of 1086 cities. With total emissions of 14,912,165.06 kilograms, the city ranks 290th 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 20,771.97 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 January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.077/kWh$212.59/mo.$64.55/mo.
105th10.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wardsville
230th$121.37Average 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 MissouriBUNDLED11.17118.6913,755,0781,537,078,636
Three Rivers Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.81124.05296,58132,054,000

St. Martins, MO Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of St. Martins, which is 6.70% lower than the state's average rate of 11.95 cents. Ameren Missouri has an estimated 113 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the St. Martins average is 8.29% less at $119.09 per month.

Approximately 9,325.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 293rd worst polluter in the state out of 1086 cities. With total emissions of 11,107,184.86 kilograms, the city ranks 333rd 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 15,471.8 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 St. Martins

St. Martins residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.077/kWh$212.59/mo.$64.55/mo.
137th11.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Martins
206th$119.09Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Martins Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Martins, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ameren MissouriBUNDLED11.17118.6913,755,0781,537,078,636
Three Rivers Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.81124.05296,58132,054,000

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 22,42211,990,367.18534.76
Jefferson City MO Distillate Fuel Oil 4,4074,097,752.98929.83
Jefferson City MO Distillate Fuel Oil 3,2432,993,768.11923.15

Cole County, Missouri Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 9,293.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 86th highest polluter in the state out of 115 counties. With total emissions of 718,191,933.65 kilograms, the county ranks 14th highest in Missouri and 476th in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. The primary fuel consumed in Cole County is Landfill Gas. The county generates 74.56% of the total production in the county from this fuel source. Cole County has 3 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 740th 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
74.56%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
Distillate Fuel Oil
25.44%

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 4.43% 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 2.87%, Cole County is ranked as the 102nd 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:
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
    • Callaway Electric: 5.86%
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 44.14%
  • Lohman, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Russellville, Missouri:
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 49.21%
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.79%
  • St. Martins, Missouri:
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 7.56%
    • Ameren Missouri: 92.44%
  • St. Thomas, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Taos, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Wardsville, Missouri:
    • Three Rivers Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Missouri: 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 Missouri23,364
2Three Rivers Electric Cooperative3,801

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-10-18