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Carbon County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carbon County, Montana Electricity Overview

Residents of Carbon County are paying, on average, 10.67% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average price, at 14.40 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Carbon County consumes about 21.44% of the electricity that their power generation facilities produce.

The largest provider in Carbon County by megawatt hours sold is NorthWestern Energy.

Carbon County averages 64.49 megawatt hours produced from wind turbines per citizen, which is 136th highest county in the US out of 3230 counties.

On average, Carbon County citizens are accountable for 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, while the national average emissions per person is 4,114.63.

Renewable electricity fuels account for 100.00%, or 676,362 megawatt hours, of Carbon County's total energy generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    145,004 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.83 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    676,362 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    676,362 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    64.49 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Red Lodge

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Red Lodge Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.34¢ per kWh

  • 2.69% higher than last month
  • 0.44% lower than April last year
  • 14.56% higher than the Montana average
  • 15.22% lower than the US average
  • 317th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 62 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 12,133rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,244 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,067 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.49¢ per kWh

  • 0.04% lower than last month
  • 8.74% higher than April last year
  • 15% higher than the Montana average
  • 10.13% lower than the US average
  • 387th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 70 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 15,282nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 140 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,541 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$95.28 per month

  • 14.42% lower than last month
  • 8.57% lower than April last year
  • 3.13% lower than the Montana average
  • 15.49% lower than the US average
  • 145th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 12 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 21 since April last year
  • 8,041st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 5,334 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 8,543 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$107.65 per month

  • 0.69% lower than last month
  • 1.49% higher than April last year
  • 0.41% higher than the Montana average
  • 20.89% lower than the US average
  • 180th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since April last year
  • 5,235th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 452 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 624 since April last year

Red Lodge, MT Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 14.49 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Red Lodge, which is 15.00% higher than the average state price of 12.60 cents and 10.13% below the national average of 16.12 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $107.65. This is 22.01% lower than the national average bill of $138.02. With an estimated 9 residential customers, NorthWestern Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

The inhabitants of Red Lodge have to get their power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity generating facilities within the city. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 14,101,429.72 kilograms, which is 51st highest amount in the state out of 498 cities. Averaging 6,939.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 61st highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Red Lodge

Red Lodge residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.116/kWh$151.76/mo.$70.14/mo.
387th14.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Red Lodge
180th$107.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Red Lodge Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Red Lodge, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Beartooth Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.43113.2547,113.066,797,477.86
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367

Bridger, MT Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Bridger, which is 14.79% higher than the average state price of 12.60 cents and 10.29% below the national average of 16.12 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $102.11 per month, while the US average is $138.02. With a population of 903 citizens, the city is the 101st most populous city in Montana.

The inhabitants of Bridger have to get their power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity generating facilities within the city. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 6,266,531.02 kilograms, which is 100th highest amount in the state out of 498 cities. Averaging 6,939.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 298th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bridger

Bridger residential electric rates are highest in December and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.113/kWh$147.74/mo.$60.23/mo.
362nd14.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bridger
73rd$102.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bridger Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bridger, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367

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Joliet, MT Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 14.49 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Joliet, which is 15.00% higher than the average state price of 12.60 cents and 10.13% below the national average of 16.12 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $107.65 per month, while the US average is $138.02. With a population of 592 citizens, the city is the 139th most populous city in Montana.

The inhabitants of Joliet have to get their power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity generating facilities within the city. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 4,108,290.55 kilograms, which is 138th highest amount in the state out of 498 cities. Averaging 6,939.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 61st highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Joliet

Joliet residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.116/kWh$151.76/mo.$70.14/mo.
387th14.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Joliet
180th$107.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Joliet Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Joliet, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Beartooth Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.43113.2547,113.066,797,477.86
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367

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Electricity Production in Carbon County, Montana

Power Plants in Carbon County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Pryor Mountain WindPacifiCorp (100.00%)
Carbon County MT Wind 676,362

Carbon County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Carbon County results in the release of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 49th largest emissions amount in Montana out of 56 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the county, which amounts to 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Carbon County is the 2929th highest polluting county in the US. Wind makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in Carbon County. Carbon County has one electricity producing plant.

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Carbon County, Montana Net Metering

Out of the 3 providers in Carbon County, 3 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Montana has commendable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Carbon County averages out to about 5.67% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Carbon County is ranked as the 2273rd best county in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Carbon County:

  • Bearcreek, Montana:
    • Beartooth Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
  • Bridger, Montana:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 100.00%
  • Fromberg, Montana:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Beartooth Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Joliet, Montana:
    • Beartooth Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
  • Red Lodge, Montana:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Beartooth Electric Cooperative: 50.00%

* 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 Carbon County, Montana?

By total megawatt hours sold, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Carbon County, Montana.

Which electricity companies offer service in Carbon County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy7,032
2Beartooth Electric Cooperative2,355
3Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative337

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

Carbon County, Montana is home to 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Carbon County, Montana?

Carbon County, Montana has one power plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-07