Blaine County, Montana Electric Profile

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The largest electricity company in Blaine County by number of customers is NorthWestern Energy.

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Residents of Blaine County are paying, on average, 3.98% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average price, at 12.92 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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

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Blaine County released 40,859,873.26 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which makes it the 2369th highest polluting county in the US.

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Blaine County ranks 30th out of 56 counties in the state for total consumption, with its residents using 92,081.75 megawatt hours.

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On average, Blaine County residents are accountable for 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, while the statewide average emissions per person is 6,115.83.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    92,082 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.78 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    40,859,873 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,115.83 kg

Fort Belknap Agency CDP, MT Electric Overview

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On average, Fort Belknap Agency CDP's residential electricity price is 11.84 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably for their citizens, 5.09% more than the state's average rate of 11.27 cents, which ranks the city 170th out of 364 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling 5,723.99 megawatt hours per year, NorthWestern Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

Electricity use in Fort Belknap Agency CDP results in the release of 9,430,612.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 70th highest in the state out of 364 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 5th 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 Fort Belknap Agency CDP

Fort Belknap Agency CDP 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.
170th11.84¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Belknap Agency CDP
139th$102.5Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Belknap Agency CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Belknap Agency CDP, Montana

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Big Flat ElectricBUNDLED11.74110.68No DataIcon representing missing value.20,571.572,414,516.68
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.35No DataIcon representing missing value.2,767,605332,157,962
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Chinook, MT Electric Overview

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Chinook's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 13.00 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 11.27 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. With 7 residential customers, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

On average, Chinook residents emit 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 5th highest polluting city out of 364 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 6,464,434.37 kilograms, the city ranks 81st worst in Montana for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chinook

Chinook 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.
289th13.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chinook
147th$103.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chinook Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chinook, Montana

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Hill County Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.99117.64No DataIcon representing missing value.36,259.795,073,388.82
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.35No DataIcon representing missing value.2,767,605332,157,962
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Hays CDP, MT Electric Overview

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Hays CDP's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.19% more than the average state rate of 11.27 cents and 12.74% lower than the US average of 13.45 cents. Big Flat Electric has 8 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city. Hays CDP has the 94th highest population in the state, with 930 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 5,687,723.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 92nd worst in Montana for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Hays CDP must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hays CDP

Hays CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.123/kWh$0.117/kWh$119.62/mo.$110.68/mo.
165th11.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hays CDP
240th$110.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hays CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hays CDP, Montana

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Big Flat ElectricBUNDLED11.74110.68No DataIcon representing missing value.20,571.572,414,516.68
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Blaine County, Montana Details

Blaine County, Montana Net Metering

Blaine County has 3 out of 4 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Montana has pretty good laws for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Blaine County one company reports energy loss, NorthWestern Energy. They average an annual energy loss of 7.57%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.32%, resulting in a rank of 2769th best in the country and a state rank of 24th best out of 3220 and 56 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Blaine County:

  • Chinook, Montana:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.33%
    • Hill County Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Harlem, Montana:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.33%
    • Big Flat Electric: 33.33%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

Blaine County, Montana has 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Blaine County, Montana?

By total revenue, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity provider in Blaine County, Montana.

Which electricity companies offer service in Blaine County, Montana?

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1NorthWestern Energy5,192
2Hill County Electric Cooperative1,017
3Big Flat Electric519
4Western Area Power Administration1

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16