Jefferson County, Missouri Electric Profile

There was a 6.90% drop in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the most recent year in Jefferson County.

The county is the 174th largest generator of electricity in the United States out of 3220 counties, producing 8,673,110.01 megawatt hours.

Jefferson County generates 8,667,412.78 megawatt hours from coal per year. That is 38.51 megawatt hours per person in the county and makes Jefferson County the 122nd highest ranked county out of 3220 counties in the US for electricity generation from coal per capita.

Jefferson County is the 306th most populated county in the US.

Jefferson County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 23.22% below the national average rate, at 10.33 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

The monthly residential electricity bill average in Jefferson County is $107.83, compared to the nationwide average bill of $120.24. Jefferson County customers enjoy a 10.32% lower average bill each month compared to their fellow countrymen.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,822,715 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.54 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,673,110 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,673,110 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    38.53 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,558,125,892 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    11,365.36 kg

Arnold, MO Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Arnold are charged a residential electricity rate of 10.13 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.63% below the state's average price of 10.97 cents and 24.65% lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Ameren Missouri has 622 total residential customers, more than all other providers in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $103.49 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Arnold averages 10,274.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 86th worst in Missouri out of 1035 cities for emissions efficiency. At 10,274.55 kilograms per person and 21,146 citizens in the city, the city emits 217,265,659.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 34th worst rank in Missouri for total emissions. The electricity sold in Arnold has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arnold

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.077/kWh$212.59/mo.$64.55/mo.
77th10.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arnold
19th$103.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Arnold Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Arnold, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ameren MissouriBUNDLED10.13103.4913,193,8031,337,141,209

Festus, MO Electric Overview

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On average, Festus's inhabitants pay a residential electricity rate of 10.13 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.63% below the average state rate of 10.97 cents. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $114.42, while the Festus average is 9.55% lower at $103.49 per month. This is the 19th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. Ameren Missouri has 312 total residential customers, more than any other vendor who operates in the city.

Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city limits, Festus must rely on neighboring cities or rural areas to bring in the megawatt hours they consume each year. For every citizen in the city there are 10,274.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 86th worst in Missouri out of 1035 cities for emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount of 123,109,672.26 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Festus

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.077/kWh$212.59/mo.$64.55/mo.
77th10.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Festus
19th$103.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Festus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Festus, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ameren MissouriBUNDLED10.13103.4913,193,8031,337,141,209

Murphy CDP, MO Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Murphy CDP are paying an average residential electricity price of 10.13 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.63% less than the average Missouri rate of 10.97 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $114.42, while the Murphy CDP average is 9.55% less at $103.49 per month. This ranks the city 19th in the state for average monthly bill total. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Ameren Missouri.

Murphy CDP is the 107th worst ranked city in Missouri out of 1035 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 81,795,701.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 10,274.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Murphy CDP

Murphy CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.145/kWh$0.077/kWh$212.59/mo.$64.55/mo.
77th10.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Murphy CDP
19th$103.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Murphy CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Murphy CDP, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ameren MissouriBUNDLED10.13103.4913,193,8031,337,141,209

Energy Production in Jefferson County, Missouri

Power Plants in Jefferson County, Missouri

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Jefferson County MO Coal 8,673,110.017,860,129,483.46906.26Yes12/2039

Jefferson County, Missouri Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 2,558,125,891.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Jefferson County from electricity use per year. This total also equates to a ranking of 312th highest in the country for emissions per resident from electricity use, with an average of 11,365.36 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The county is home to one electricity generation plant, which is 30th highest in the state and 61st highest when counting power plants per capita. Jefferson County's fuel of choice is Coal, with 99.93% of electricity production coming from this fuel type.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
99.93%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.07%

Jefferson County, Missouri Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Jefferson County offer net metering to their customers. At the state level, Missouri has pretty good net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Jefferson County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 4.48% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Missouri average is 2.87%, resulting in a rank of 1614th best in the country and a state rank of 73rd best out of 3220 and 115 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Jefferson County, Missouri

Providers In Each City in Jefferson County:

  • Arnold, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Byrnes Mill, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Cedar Hill Lakes, Missouri:
    • Crawford Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
  • Crystal City, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • De Soto, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Festus, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Herculaneum, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Hillsboro, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Kimmswick, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Lake Tekakwitha, Missouri:
    • Crawford Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Ameren Missouri: 50.00%
  • Olympian Village, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Parkdale, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Peaceful Village, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Pevely, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%
  • Scotsdale, Missouri:
    • Ameren Missouri: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Jefferson County, Missouri?

By total customer count, Ameren Missouri is the largest electricity company in Jefferson County, Missouri.

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

Jefferson County, Missouri is home to 2 electricity companies serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are located within Jefferson County, Missouri?

Jefferson County, Missouri has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Jefferson County, Missouri?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Ameren Missouri35,739
2Crawford Electric Cooperative1,287

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07