Lamar County, Mississippi Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lamar County, Mississippi Electricity Overview

While the national average residential electricity rate is 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Lamar County's average is 10.13% lower than at 13.00 cents per kilowatt hour.

The county is ranked as the 1107th highest generator of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation for total electricity generation, producing 228,954 megawatt hours.

The largest electricity company in Lamar County by megawatt hours sold is Mississippi Power.

Lamar County generates 228,954 megawatt hours of electricity from renewable sources. This ranks Lamar County 664th largest producing county out of 3221 counties in the country for total renewable electricity production.

Lamar County is the 112th highest producer of solar power by megawatt hours generated in the country out of 3221 counties.

Lamar County residents have an average residential monthly electricity bill of $151.31, which is 3.26% higher than the Mississippi average bill of $146.53.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,073,272 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    16.71 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    228,954 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    228,954 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.57 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    340,327,891 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,299.24 kg

West Hattiesburg CDP, MS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for West Hattiesburg CDP is around 13.17 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 12.17 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the national average of 14.46 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $152.35 per month, while the national average is $129.86. The city is faced with an average of 1.03 power outages per consumer a year. These outages last an average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

West Hattiesburg CDP is the 60th highest ranked city in the state out of 429 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 40,457,849.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 6,736.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks West Hattiesburg CDP as the 39th 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 January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.101/kWh$201.26/mo.$103.63/mo.
370th13.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Hattiesburg CDP
379th$152.35Average 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 PowerBUNDLED13.94156.982,116,649294,959,545
Pearl River Valley EPABUNDLED12.90150.73692,08489,270,000

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Arnold Line CDP, MS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Arnold Line CDP is around 12.99 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 12.17 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the national average of 14.46 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $151.26 per month, while the national average is $129.86. The city is faced with an average of 1.03 power outages per consumer a year. These outages last an average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Arnold Line CDP is the 107th highest ranked city in the state out of 429 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 15,715,644.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 6,736.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Arnold Line CDP as the 39th highest polluting city in the state. Within Arnold Line 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 Arnold Line CDP

Arnold Line CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.101/kWh$201.26/mo.$103.63/mo.
363rd12.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arnold Line CDP
368th$151.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Arnold Line CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Arnold Line CDP, Mississippi

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mississippi PowerBUNDLED13.94156.982,116,649294,959,545
Pearl River Valley EPABUNDLED12.90150.73692,08489,270,000

Purvis, MS Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Purvis is around 13.66 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 12.17 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the national average of 14.46 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $155.33 per month, while the national average is $129.86. The city is faced with an average of 1.03 power outages per consumer a year. These outages last an average of 120.4 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Purvis 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 12,859,479.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 6,736.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Purvis as the 299th 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 January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.101/kWh$201.26/mo.$103.63/mo.
393rd13.66¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Purvis
401st$155.33Average 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 PowerBUNDLED13.94156.982,116,649294,959,545
Pearl River Valley EPABUNDLED12.90150.73692,08489,270,000

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
Sumrall I Solar FarmMS Solar 2, LLC (100.00%)
Lamar County MS Solar 116,140
Sumrall II Solar FarmRenewables Pipeline Parent, LLC (100.00%)
Lamar County MS Solar 112,814

Lamar County, Mississippi Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lamar County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 340,327,891.38 kilograms, which is 17th 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 5,299.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 81st highest county in the state for CO2 pollution per capita. The county has 2 power generation plants, which is 980th highest in the nation. When considering electricity generation, Lamar County's main fuel is Solar, accounting for 228,954 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the county.

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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 3.81% 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 2.76%. This earned Lamar County a rank of 859th best in the United States out of 3221.

Power Companies in Lamar County, Mississippi

Providers In Each City in Lamar County:

  • Purvis, Mississippi:
    • Mississippi Power: 73.62%
    • Pearl River Valley EPA: 26.38%
  • Sumrall, Mississippi:
    • Mississippi Power: 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 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 EPA10,109
2Mississippi Power7,891

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

Lamar County, Mississippi has 2 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27