Cascade County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

High Power Bills?

Get Solar for as low as $79/mo

Cascade County, Montana Electricity Overview

On average, Cascade County residents are accountable for 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, making it the 42nd highest polluting county based on per capita emissions.

Cascade County is 4th in the state rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 1,277,663 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuels.

Cascade County generates 15.14 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 762nd highest county out of 3221 counties in the country for production per capita.

Cascade County uses only 92.06% of the electricity generated in the county, meaning they can store or export the excess 7.94%.

Cascade County's ability to provide 1,245,382 megawatts of electricity through the use of hydroelectric energy sources, has given rise to its ranking of 3rd highest hydroelectric energy producing county in Montana out of 56 counties.

Cascade County ranks 5th in Montana out of 56 counties for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 0.07 megawatt hours produced per person.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,176,187 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,277,663 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,277,663 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    15.14 MWh

Great Falls, MT Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

The residential electricity price is 12.46 cents per kilowatt hour for Great Falls, which is 11.35% more than the average Montana rate of 11.19 cents. NorthWestern Energy has an estimated 81 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $98.57, while the Great Falls average is 2.57% below at $96.03 per month. This is the 126th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Montana.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Great Falls averages 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 399,454,731.65 kilograms, which is the 3rd highest total amount of pollution for a city in Montana. All of the electricity sold in Great Falls has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Great Falls

Great Falls 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.
335th12.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Great Falls
126th$96.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Great Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Great Falls, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Sun River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71119.5847,336.626,488,646.93

Zips with electric coverage in Great Falls, Montana include: 59405, 59404, 59401, 59414

Go Solar for as low as $79/mo - $0 down + flexible financing

Malmstrom AFB CDP, MT Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

The residential electricity price is 12.88 cents per kilowatt hour for Malmstrom AFB CDP, which is 15.07% more than the average Montana rate of 11.19 cents. Selling an estimated 279.07 megawatt hours each year, NorthWestern Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Malmstrom AFB CDP averages 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 27,301,338.41 kilograms, which is the 31st highest total amount of pollution for a city in Montana. All of the electricity sold in Malmstrom AFB CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Malmstrom AFB CDP

Malmstrom AFB 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.
367th12.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Malmstrom AFB CDP
334th$103.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Malmstrom AFB CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Malmstrom AFB CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Sun River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71119.5847,336.626,488,646.93

Sun Prairie CDP, MT Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

The residential electricity price is 12.05 cents per kilowatt hour for Sun Prairie CDP, which is 7.66% more than the average Montana rate of 11.19 cents. NorthWestern Energy has an estimated 19 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $98.57, while the Sun Prairie CDP average is 10.48% below at $88.24 per month. This is the 4th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Montana.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Sun Prairie CDP averages 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. Total emissions in the city are 10,673,362.75 kilograms, which is the 71st highest total amount of pollution for a city in Montana. All of the electricity sold in Sun Prairie CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sun Prairie CDP

Sun Prairie 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.
247th12.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sun Prairie CDP
4th$88.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sun Prairie CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sun Prairie CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

Electricity Production in Cascade County, Montana

Power Plants in Cascade County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Cascade County MT Conventional Hydroelectric 384,498
Cascade County MT Conventional Hydroelectric 308,369
Cascade County MT Conventional Hydroelectric 231,237
Cascade County MT Conventional Hydroelectric 221,468
Black Eagle CDP MT Conventional Hydroelectric 99,810
Horseshoe Bend Wind ParkCycle Power Partners (100.00%)
Cascade County MT Wind 26,730
Black Eagle Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Cascade County MT Solar 5,551

Cascade County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Cascade County citizens average 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Cascade County from electricity consumption is 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 42nd highest amount in the state and 2950th in the United States. Approximately 97.47% of Cascade County's electricity is produced using Conventional Hydroelectric. Secondary fuels used in electricity generation include Wind at 2.09% and Solar at 0.43% of production. Cascade County has 7 electricity plants, which is 295th most in the US.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
97.47%
WIND
Wind
2.09%
SOLAR
Solar
0.43%

Cascade County, Montana Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity companies in Cascade County offer net metering to their consumers. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

Cascade County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 5.47% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.32%, resulting in a rank of 2260th best in the US and a state rank of 3rd best out of 3221 and 56 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Cascade County:

  • Belt, Montana:
    • Sun River Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.33%
    • Fergus Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Cascade, Montana:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 100.00%
  • Great Falls, Montana:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 75.12%
    • Sun River Electric Cooperative: 24.88%
  • Neihart, Montana:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Fergus Electric Cooperative: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity supplier in Cascade County, Montana by megawatt hours sold is NorthWestern Energy.

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

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Cascade County, Montana.

How many power plants are within Cascade County, Montana?

There are 7 power plants in Cascade County, Montana

Which electricity companies offer service in Cascade County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy9,268
2Sun River Electric Cooperative1,588
3Fergus Electric Cooperative189

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-24