Lafayette County, Missouri Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lafayette County, Missouri Electricity Overview

Lafayette County produces 0.13 megawatt hours per capita per year from solar power, giving the county a ranking of 532nd out of 3221 counties in the nation for this category.

Releasing 306,151,627.7 kilograms of CO2 gases, Lafayette County has the 910th worst pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the US.

Lafayette County is 1503rd in the US rankings for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable energy, with 4,249 megawatt hours produced from sustainable sources.

The largest provider in Lafayette County by megawatt hours sold is Evergy.

The use of natural gas in Lafayette County yields a total of 12,987.45 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 686th out of 3221 counties in the country.

At an average residential rate of 12.44 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the national average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Lafayette County enjoy a 13.95% discount from the US average rate.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    428,482 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.99 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    17,314 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    4,249 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    13,065 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.52 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    306,151,628 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    9,281.82 kg

Odessa, MO Electricity Overview

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Odessa's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 11.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.94% lower than the average Missouri price of 11.95 cents and 18.16% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Selling an estimated 37,026.02 megawatt hours, Odessa Power is the largest electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Odessa average is 1.32% more at $131.58 per month.

For every person in the city there are 9,325.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 293rd highest in the state out of 1086 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 52,159,936.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The city has no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Odessa

Odessa residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.105/kWh$220.41/mo.$86.36/mo.
379th11.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Odessa
401st$131.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Odessa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Odessa, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Empire District ElectricBUNDLED14.31156.151,777,628254,429,040
EvergyBUNDLED12.30116.866,454,110793,628,375
Odessa PowerBUNDLED9.7591.6322,484.262,191,492.62
West Central Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.83158.75250,80527,166,000

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Higginsville, MO Electricity Overview

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Higginsville's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.62 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.62% higher than the average Missouri price of 11.95 cents and 12.73% below the national average of 14.46 cents. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.52, while the Higginsville average is 5.41% more at $136.53 per month. This is the 545th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Missouri. There are 12,987.45 megawatt hours produced by plants in the city from natural gas. This is the 7th most for a city in Missouri out of 1086 cities.

For every person in the city there are 9,023.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 1071st highest in the state out of 1086 cities for emissions per capita. With total emissions of 43,468,104.63 kilograms, the city ranks 150th highest in Missouri 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. Natural Gas is the primary fuel source in Higginsville, with 75.01% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest totals for a fuel type at 24.54% and 0.45%, respectively. There are 2 power plants in Higginsville, which is the 11th highest number of plants in a city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Higginsville

Higginsville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.105/kWh$220.41/mo.$86.36/mo.
623rd12.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Higginsville
545th$136.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Higginsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Higginsville, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Empire District ElectricBUNDLED14.31156.151,777,628254,429,040
EvergyBUNDLED12.30116.866,454,110793,628,375
Higginsville, Missouri Electric UtilityBUNDLED13.04114.2713,06521,465.252,798,614.12
West Central Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.83158.75250,80527,166,000

Lexington, MO Electricity Overview

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Lexington's residents are charged an average residential electricity price of 12.46 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.27% higher than the average Missouri price of 11.95 cents and 13.85% below the national average of 14.46 cents. Evergy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Consumers in Lexington experience 0.07 electrical outages each year with outages lasting on average 8.87 minutes.

For every person in the city there are 9,325.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks them 23rd highest in the state out of 1086 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 43,384,235.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city per year. The city has no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lexington

Lexington residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.105/kWh$220.41/mo.$86.36/mo.
580th12.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lexington
723rd$141.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lexington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lexington, Missouri

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Empire District ElectricBUNDLED14.31156.151,777,628254,429,040
EvergyBUNDLED12.30116.866,454,110793,628,375
Farmers' Electric Chillicothe, MissouriBUNDLED12.27133.93159,37019,562,500
West Central Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.83158.75250,80527,166,000

Electricity Production in Lafayette County, Missouri

Power Plants in Lafayette County, Missouri

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Higginsville MO Natural Gas 13,06510,974,785.52840.01
Higginsville Solar FarmMCP-Higginsville, LLC (100.00%)
Higginsville MO Solar 4,249

Lafayette County, Missouri Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every person in the county there are 9,281.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. With total emissions of 306,151,627.7 kilograms, the county ranks 33rd highest in Missouri for total pollution from electricity consumption. Natural Gas makes up 75.01% of the fuel used for electricity generation in Lafayette County. Secondary fuels used during electricity generation include Solar at 24.54% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.45% of generation. Lafayette County has the 14th highest power generation plants of any county in the state, with 2 total power plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
75.01%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
24.54%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.45%

Lafayette County, Missouri Net Metering

Of the 7 electricity suppliers in Lafayette County, 6 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has above average net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

There are 5 companies in Lafayette County that report energy loss, including Evergy, West Central Electric Cooperative, and Empire District Electric. Together, these 5 providers average a yearly energy loss of 2.85% of electricity generated. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 2.87%, resulting in a rank of 370th best in the US and a state rank of 22nd best out of 3221 and 115 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Lafayette County:

  • Alma, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 33.33%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Evergy: 33.33%
  • Aullville, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 33.33%
    • Evergy: 33.33%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Bates City, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 21.40%
    • Evergy: 39.30%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 39.30%
  • Concordia, Missouri:
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Empire District Electric: 33.33%
    • Evergy: 33.33%
  • Corder, Missouri:
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Evergy: 33.33%
    • Empire District Electric: 33.33%
  • Dover, Missouri:
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Evergy: 33.33%
    • Empire District Electric: 33.33%
  • Higginsville, Missouri:
    • Evergy: 25.02%
    • Higginsville, Missouri Electric Utility: 24.94%
    • Empire District Electric: 25.02%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 25.02%
  • Lake Lafayette, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 33.33%
    • Evergy: 33.33%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Lexington, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 27.41%
    • Evergy: 27.41%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 26.46%
    • Farmers' Electric Chillicothe, Missouri: 18.72%
  • Mayview, Missouri:
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Evergy: 33.33%
    • Empire District Electric: 33.33%
  • Napoleon, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 5.06%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 47.47%
    • Evergy: 47.47%
  • Odessa, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 25.46%
    • Evergy: 25.46%
    • Odessa Power: 23.61%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 25.46%
  • Waverly, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 32.81%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 33.03%
    • Farmers' Electric Chillicothe, Missouri: 0.57%
    • Evergy: 33.60%
  • Wellington, Missouri:
    • Empire District Electric: 33.33%
    • Evergy: 33.33%
    • West Central Electric Cooperative: 33.33%

* 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 Lafayette County, Missouri?

By total megawatt hours sold, Evergy is the largest electricity supplier in Lafayette County, Missouri.

What electricity companies offer service in Lafayette County, Missouri?

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

There are 7 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Lafayette County, Missouri.

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

Lafayette County, Missouri is home to 2 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-10-24