Electric Rates & Providers in Lamar County, MS

Lamar County, Mississippi Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lamar County, Mississippi Electricity Overview

Solar power usage in Lamar County has increased by 3.43% year over year, with 205,888 megawatt hours being produced from solar during the last year.

There was a 684.34% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel types during the course of the last 12 months in Lamar County.

Lamar County produces 3.13 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Lamar County the 5th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in Mississippi out of 82 counties.

Residents in Lamar County are faced with an average of 1 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting on average 133.1 minutes.

Lamar County released 364,973,782.39 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 12th highest polluting county in Mississippi.

Within the preceding 12 months, Lamar County experienced a 11.78% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,121,305 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    17.05 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,308,185 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    205,888 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,102,297 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    50.29 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    364,973,782 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,548.15 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in West Hattiesburg CDP

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West Hattiesburg CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.89¢ per kWh

  • 2.62% higher than last month
  • 3.75% higher than April last year
  • 8.55% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 6.04% lower than the US average
  • 365th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since April last year
  • 18,320th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 405 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 251 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.49¢ per kWh

  • 0.33% higher than last month
  • 0.77% higher than April last year
  • 8.36% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 10.14% lower than the US average
  • 397th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 30 since April last year
  • 15,259th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 540 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 555 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$128.24 per month

  • 3.73% lower than last month
  • 0.74% lower than April last year
  • 8.92% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 13.74% higher than the US average
  • 396th in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 11 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since April last year
  • 25,748th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,312 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 193 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$170.62 per month

  • 0.05% lower than last month
  • 2.67% higher than April last year
  • 8.36% higher than the Mississippi average
  • 25.39% higher than the US average
  • 403rd in the state out of 428 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since April last year
  • 28,417th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 42 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,518 since April last year

West Hattiesburg CDP, MS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for West Hattiesburg CDP is around 14.49 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the national average of 16.12 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $170.62 per month, while the national average is $138.02. The city is faced with an average of 1 power outages per consumer a year. These outages last an average of 133.1 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes each outage.

West Hattiesburg CDP is the 58th highest ranked city in the state out of 429 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 41,433,249.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 6,426.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks West Hattiesburg CDP as the 96th highest polluting city in the state. Within West Hattiesburg CDP, there are no electricity plants. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Hattiesburg CDP

West Hattiesburg CDP residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.109/kWh$243.35/mo.$112.57/mo.
397th14.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Hattiesburg CDP
403rd$170.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Hattiesburg CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Hattiesburg CDP, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.18160.532,133,301.92302,468,603
Pearl River Valley EPABUNDLED14.41174.12737,004.66106,207,786.55

Sumrall, MS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Sumrall is around 14.34 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the national average of 16.12 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $160.52 per month, while the national average is $138.02. The city is faced with an average of 1 power outages per consumer a year. These outages last an average of 133.1 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes each outage.

Sumrall is the 126th highest ranked city in the state out of 429 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 13,129,847.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 6,426.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Sumrall as the 96th highest polluting city in the state. Within Sumrall, there are no electricity plants. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sumrall

Sumrall residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.163/kWh$0.101/kWh$239.71/mo.$103.63/mo.
379th14.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sumrall
145th$160.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sumrall Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sumrall, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.18160.532,133,301.92302,468,603

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Purvis, MS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Purvis is around 14.39 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the national average of 16.12 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $164.12 per month, while the national average is $138.02. The city is faced with an average of 1 power outages per consumer a year. These outages last an average of 133.1 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes each outage.

Purvis is the 129th highest ranked city in the state out of 429 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 12,737,816.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 6,426.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Purvis as the 96th highest polluting city in the state. Within Purvis, there are no electricity plants. The citizens must depend on power imported from outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Purvis

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.104/kWh$241.00/mo.$106.81/mo.
385th14.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Purvis
337th$164.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Purvis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Purvis, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED14.18160.532,133,301.92302,468,603
Pearl River Valley EPABUNDLED14.41174.12737,004.66106,207,786.55

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Electricity Production in Lamar County, Mississippi

Power Plants in Lamar County, Mississippi

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lamar County MS Natural Gas 3,102,2971,076,781,971.02347.09
Sumrall I Solar FarmMS Solar 2, LLC (100.00%)
Lamar County MS Solar 107,287
Sumrall II Solar FarmRenewables Pipeline Parent, LLC (100.00%)
Lamar County MS Solar 98,601

Lamar County, Mississippi Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lamar County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 364,973,782.39 kilograms, which is 12th highest amount in the state out of 82 counties. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,548.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 78th highest county in the state for CO2 pollution per capita. The county has 3 power generation plants, which is 185th highest in the nation. When considering electricity generation, Lamar County's main fuel is Natural Gas, accounting for 3,102,297 megawatt hours, or 93.78% of production in the county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
93.78%
SOLAR
Solar
6.22%

Lamar County, Mississippi Net Metering

Out of the 2 companies in Lamar County, 100.00% of them offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of Mississippi have highly restricted net metering laws that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Lamar County averages out to about 4.11% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Lamar County a rank of 937th best in the United States out of 3230.

Power Companies in Lamar County, Mississippi

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Lamar County, Mississippi?

By total megawatt hours sold, Mississippi Power is the largest electricity company in Lamar County, Mississippi.

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

Lamar County, Mississippi is home to 2 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Lamar County, Mississippi?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Pearl River Valley EPA10,398
2Mississippi Power7,902

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

Lamar County, Mississippi has 3 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-06