Benton County, MS: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Benton County, Mississippi Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Benton County, Mississippi Electricity Overview

Benton County saw a 1.45% increase in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the preceding year.

With total production of 6,086,108 megawatt hours, Benton County is ranked 4th largest producer of electricity in Mississippi out of 82 counties for total generation.

With 7,687 residents living within the county and 6,086,108 megawatt hours produced a year, Benton County has a per capita production of 791.74 megawatt hours. The city ranks 34th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the nation.

Benton County generates 100.00% of its electricity from non-renewable sources, giving it a ranking of 185th in the nation out of 3230 counties for total electricity generation from non-renewable sources.

Benton County released 48,216,536.59 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 2278th worst polluting county out of 3230 counties in the country.

Benton County residents are accountable for 6,272.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year, making it the 71st highest polluting county based on per capita pollution.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    131,029 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.05 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,086,108 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,086,108 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    791.74 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    48,216,537 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,272.48 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Hickory Flat

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Hickory Flat Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.38¢ per kWh

  • 2.8% higher than last month
  • 3.98% higher than April last year
  • 1.77% lower than the Mississippi average
  • 14.97% lower than the US average
  • 56th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 9 since April last year
  • 12,864th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,930 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 346 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.25¢ per kWh

  • 0.35% higher than last month
  • 2.05% higher than April last year
  • 0.89% lower than the Mississippi average
  • 17.81% lower than the US average
  • 68th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 138 since April last year
  • 8,558th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 255 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 94 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$116.12 per month

  • 4.25% lower than last month
  • 2.06% lower than April last year
  • 1.37% lower than the Mississippi average
  • 2.99% higher than the US average
  • 217th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 9 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 132 since April last year
  • 20,320th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,716 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,737 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$156.04 per month

  • 0.13% lower than last month
  • 2.99% higher than April last year
  • 0.9% lower than the Mississippi average
  • 14.67% higher than the US average
  • 79th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 163 since April last year
  • 25,427th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,806 since April last year

Hickory Flat, MS Electricity Overview

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Hickory Flat's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 13.25 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the Mississippi and nationwide average prices of 13.37 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. New Albany Light Gas and Water sells an estimated 1,274.7 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. With a population of 755 citizens, the city is the 237th most populous city in the state.

On average, Hickory Flat citizens emit 6,423.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 126th worst polluting city out of 429 cities in Mississippi based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 4,849,393.89 kilograms, which is the 237th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Hickory Flat has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hickory Flat

Hickory Flat residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.096/kWh$219.18/mo.$96.58/mo.
68th13.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hickory Flat
79th$156.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hickory Flat Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hickory Flat, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
New Albany Light Gas and WaterBUNDLED13.13156.01114,324.8115,015,475.93

Ashland, MS Electricity Overview

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Ashland's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 13.56 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the Mississippi average price of 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the nationwide average of 16.12 cents. Ashland has the 268th largest population in the state, with 565 residents residing within the city's borders. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $165.58. This is 19.97% more than the US average of $138.02.

On average, Ashland citizens emit 6,423.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 126th worst polluting city out of 429 cities in Mississippi based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 3,629,016.62 kilograms, which is the 268th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Ashland has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ashland

Ashland residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.103/kWh$232.59/mo.$105.14/mo.
113th13.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ashland
357th$165.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ashland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ashland, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Holly Springs UtilitiesBUNDLED13.44165.55135,715.8318,238,462.12

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Snow Lake Shores, MS Electricity Overview

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Snow Lake Shores' citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 13.56 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the Mississippi average price of 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the nationwide average of 16.12 cents. Snow Lake Shores has the 305th largest population in the state, with 374 residents residing within the city's borders. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $165.58. This is 19.97% more than the US average of $138.02.

On average, Snow Lake Shores citizens emit 6,423.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 126th worst polluting city out of 429 cities in Mississippi based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 2,402,216.31 kilograms, which is the 305th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Snow Lake Shores has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Snow Lake Shores

Snow Lake Shores residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.103/kWh$232.59/mo.$105.14/mo.
113th13.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Snow Lake Shores
357th$165.58Average residential monthly electricity bill for Snow Lake Shores Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Snow Lake Shores, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Holly Springs UtilitiesBUNDLED13.44165.55135,715.8318,238,462.12

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Electricity Production in Benton County, Mississippi

Power Plants in Benton County, Mississippi

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Benton County MS Natural Gas 6,086,1082,239,591,340.42367.98

Benton County, Mississippi Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Benton County citizens emit 6,272.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 71st highest polluting county out of 82 counties in the state and 879th out of 3230 counties nationally. With total emissions of 48,216,536.59 kilograms, the county ranks 76th highest in Mississippi for total pollution from electricity use. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Benton County, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Benton County has one power generation plant within its borders.

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Energy Loss

The county has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 10.21%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.87% and the Mississippi average is 3.55%, resulting in a rank of 2851st best in the nation and a state rank of 82nd best out of 3230 and 82 counties, respectively.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Benton County, Mississippi?

The largest electricity supplier in Benton County, Mississippi by total revenue is Holly Springs Utilities.

How many electric companies offer service in Benton County, Mississippi?

Benton County, Mississippi is home to 3 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

How many power plants are located within Benton County, Mississippi?

Benton County, Mississippi has one active power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Benton County, Mississippi?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Holly Springs Utilities4,323
2Tippah Electric Power3,250
3New Albany Light Gas and Water2,134

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-16