St. Louis city, MO: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

St. Louis city, Missouri Electricity Rates & Statistics

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St. Louis city, Missouri Electricity Overview

St. Louis city generates 0 megawatt hours per capita a year from solar energy, giving the county a rank of 3rd in the state out of 115 counties for this category.

St. Louis city's average residential electricity rate is 12.38 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 23.23% less than the nationwide average rate of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

There was a 4.48% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the last year in St. Louis city.

In the county, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production has dropped by 3.51% during the previous 12 months.

St. Louis city is home to 286,578 residents and its power generation plants produce 119,658 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a generation per capita average of 0.42 megawatt hours per capita.

The largest electricity company in St. Louis city by megawatt hours sold is Ameren Missouri.


  • Total Consumption

    3,591,731 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.53 MWh


  • Total Production

    119,658 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,118 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    116,540 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.42 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    2,373,430,954 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    8,281.97 kg

Electricity Production in St. Louis city, Missouri

Power Plants in St. Louis city, Missouri

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Trigen St. LouisAshley Energy LLC (100.00%)
St. Louis MO Natural Gas 79,26018,958,497.18239.19
Anheuser-Busch St LouisAnheuser-Busch Inc (100.00%)
St. Louis MO Natural Gas 40,2968,278,224.51205.44
IKEA St. Louis 410IKEA Property Inc (100.00%)
St. Louis MO Solar 67
Southwestern Bell TelephoneSouthwestern Bell Telephone Co (100.00%)
St. Louis MO Distillate Fuel Oil 3530,892.61882.65

St. Louis city, Missouri Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in St. Louis city results in the release of 2,373,430,953.62 kilograms of CO2 pollution per year, which is 119th highest amount in the country out of 3230 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 103rd highest in Missouri for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 8,281.97 kilograms of emissions per capita. Natural Gas is the primary fuel source in St. Louis city, with 97.36% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Other Biomass Gas and Solar make up the next highest totals for a fuel type at 2.55% (3,051.13 megawatt hours) and 0.06% (67 megawatt hours), respectively. St. Louis city has 4 power plants, which is 3rd most in Missouri.

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St. Louis city, Missouri Net Metering

Ameren Missouri is the only provider we have covering St. Louis city. Fortunately for citizens they do have net metering practices in place, making personal solar power installs more economically attractive. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Missouri has commendable regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

St. Louis city has an average of 3.61% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in St. Louis city having a rank of 633rd best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in St. Louis city, Missouri


Which electricity company is the largest provider in St. Louis city, Missouri?

By total customer count, Ameren Missouri is the largest electricity supplier in St. Louis city, Missouri.

How many power plants are located within St. Louis city, Missouri?

There are 4 power plants in St. Louis city, Missouri

Which electricity companies offer service in St. Louis city, Missouri?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Ameren Missouri3,844

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-06-29