Beaverhead County, Montana Electric Profile

Beaverhead County ranks 23rd out of 56 counties in the state for total consumption, with its citizens consuming over 100,000 megawatt hours.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Beaverhead County is 8.44 cents. This is approximately 37.27% lower than the nationwide average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

No electricity generation takes place in Beaverhead County, resulting in the county needing to import their electricity from outside of their borders.

Beaverhead County ranks as the 2189th highest pollution level due to electricity use in the US, emitting 57,812,959.42 kilograms of CO2 gases.

On average, Beaverhead County citizens are accountable for 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita each year, while the nationwide average pollution per person is 4,494.55.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Beaverhead County is NorthWestern Energy.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    130,287 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.78 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    57,812,959 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,115.83 kg

Dillon, MT Electric Overview

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Dillon's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 9.90 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 11.27 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. NorthWestern Energy has 21 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city.

On average, Dillon residents emit 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 85th highest polluting city out of 364 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 26,059,559.94 kilograms, the city ranks 30th worst in Montana for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dillon

Dillon residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.116/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
90th9.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dillon
162nd$103.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dillon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dillon, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.352,767,605332,157,962
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED7.79117.64187,92514,645,000

Lima, MT Electric Overview

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Lima's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 7.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 30.83% less than the average state rate of 11.27 cents and 42.06% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Vigilante Electric Cooperative has 1 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city. Lima has the 246th highest population in the state, with 180 residents living within its borders.

Around 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 85th highest polluter in Montana out of 364 cities. A total of 1,100,849.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 240th worst in Montana for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Lima must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lima

Lima residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.085/kWh$0.078/kWh$117.64/mo.$88.72/mo.
27th7.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lima
285th$117.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lima Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lima, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED7.79117.64187,92514,645,000

Wisdom CDP, MT Electric Overview

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On average, Wisdom CDP's residential electricity price is 7.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 30.83% below Montana's average rate of 11.27 cents and 42.06% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Vigilante Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Wisdom CDP is home to 91 residents, resulting in it being the 302nd largest city in the state.

Electricity use in Wisdom CDP results in the release of 556,540.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 294th highest in the state out of 364 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 85th worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wisdom CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.085/kWh$0.078/kWh$117.64/mo.$88.72/mo.
27th7.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wisdom CDP
285th$117.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wisdom CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wisdom CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED7.79117.64187,92514,645,000

Beaverhead County, Montana Details

Beaverhead County, Montana Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Beaverhead County include NorthWestern Energy and Vigilante Electric Cooperative The state of Montana has pretty good state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The single company in Beaverhead County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 7.57%. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Beaverhead County a rank of 2768th best in the US out of 3220.

Power Companies in Beaverhead County, Montana

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Beaverhead County, Montana?

The largest electricity provider in Beaverhead County, Montana by megawatt hours sold is NorthWestern Energy.

How many electric companies offer service in Beaverhead County, Montana?

Beaverhead County, Montana is home to 2 electricity companies offering service in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Beaverhead County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1NorthWestern Energy8,926
2Vigilante Electric Cooperative5,176

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16