Broadwater County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Broadwater County, Montana Electricity Overview

Broadwater County produces 21,280 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel sources. This ranks Broadwater County 19th in Montana out of 56 counties for total renewable electricity production.

The county is ranked as the 1586th highest producer of electricity in the country out of 3221 counties for electricity generation, producing 21,280 megawatt hours.

Broadwater County produces 21,280 megawatt hours from hydroelectric facilities in the last 12 months, which gives them a rank of 386th highest in the US out of 3221 counties for total hydroelectric generation.

Residents of Broadwater County are paying, on average, 29.10% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average rate, at 9.92 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

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

Throughout the previous year, Broadwater County has seen a 59.38% drop in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    94,386 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    21,280 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    21,280 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.14 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    34,675,220 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,118.87 kg

Townsend, MT Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Townsend is around 9.92 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 11.35% lower than Montana's average rate of 11.19 cents, which ranks the city 51st best for average electricity rate out of 498 cities in Montana. NorthWestern Energy has an estimated 5 residential customers, more than all other electricity suppliers in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Townsend accounts for 11,810,092.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 62nd highest in the state out of 498 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Townsend is the 329th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Townsend

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.113/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
51st9.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Townsend
265th$102.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Townsend Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Townsend, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED7.79117.64187,92514,645,000

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Wheatland CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Wheatland CDP is around 9.92 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 11.35% lower than Montana's average rate of 11.19 cents, which ranks the city 51st best for average electricity rate out of 498 cities in Montana. NorthWestern Energy has an estimated 249 residential customers, more than all other electricity suppliers in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Wheatland CDP accounts for 7,289,609.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 85th highest in the state out of 498 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Wheatland CDP is the 54th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wheatland CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.113/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
51st9.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wheatland CDP
265th$102.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wheatland CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wheatland CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED7.79117.64187,92514,645,000

The Silos CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for The Silos CDP is around 9.92 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 11.35% lower than Montana's average rate of 11.19 cents, which ranks the city 51st best for average electricity rate out of 498 cities in Montana. The Silos CDP has the 129th highest population in Montana, with 691 citizens living within its borders. NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

The consumption of electricity in The Silos CDP accounts for 4,566,745.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 128th highest in the state out of 498 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation The Silos CDP is the 329th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in The Silos CDP

The Silos CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.113/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
51st9.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of The Silos CDP
265th$102.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for The Silos CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in The Silos CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED7.79117.64187,92514,645,000

Electricity Production in Broadwater County, Montana

Power Plants in Broadwater County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Broadwater Power ProjectMontana Dept-Natural Res&Consv (100.00%)
Broadwater County MT Conventional Hydroelectric 21,280

Broadwater County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Broadwater County results in 34,675,220.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2444th largest emissions amount of any county in the country. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,118.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 36th ranked county in the state and 1467th nationally for CO2 emissions released per capita. About 100.00% of electricity in Broadwater County comes from generation using Conventional Hydroelectric. Broadwater County is home to one electricity producing plant.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Broadwater County, Montana Net Metering

Broadwater County has 2 out of 2 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Montana has pretty good state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The one company in Broadwater County who reports energy loss data reported an annual loss of 7.57%. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Broadwater County is ranked as the 2715th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Broadwater County, Montana

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Broadwater County, Montana?

The largest electricity provider in Broadwater County, Montana by total revenue is NorthWestern Energy.

How many power plants are in Broadwater County, Montana?

Broadwater County, Montana has one electricity plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Broadwater County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy4,157
2Vigilante Electric Cooperative776

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

Broadwater County, Montana has 2 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-24