Chouteau County, Montana Electric Profile

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Chouteau County’s average residential electricity rate is 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.52% more than the national average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Chouteau County has a population of 5,635 residents.

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Releasing 34,462,713.04 kilograms of CO2 gases, Chouteau County has the 24th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 56 counties in the state.

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Chouteau County is ranked as the 34th highest consuming county out of 56 counties in the state with over 0 megawatt hours being consumed by consumers who live there.

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Chouteau County citizens are responsible for 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, while the statewide average pollution per person is 6,115.83.

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NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Chouteau County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    77,665 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.78 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    34,462,713 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,115.83 kg

Fort Benton, MT Electric Overview

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Fort Benton's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 13.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.37% higher than the average Montana rate of 11.27 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for citizens of the city. With 28 residential customers, NorthWestern Energy is the largest supplier in the city.

For every person in the city there are 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 85th worst in Montana out of 364 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 9,314,412.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Benton

Fort Benton 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 Fort Benton
147th$103.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Benton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Benton, 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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Rocky Boy West CDP, MT Electric Overview

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Rocky Boy West CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 13.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.43% higher than the average state price of 11.27 cents and 3.32% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 1,077.14 megawatt hours each year, NorthWestern Energy is the largest vendor in the city. Rocky Boy West CDP has the 103rd highest population in Montana, with 852 residents residing within its borders.

Rocky Boy West CDP emits 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 324th worst polluting city out of 364 cities in the state. With total emissions of 5,210,688.82 kilograms, the city ranks 100th worst in Montana for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 11,742.8 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rocky Boy West CDP

Rocky Boy West 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.
304th13.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rocky Boy West CDP
173rd$103.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rocky Boy West CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rocky Boy West CDP, 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
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Big Sandy, MT Electric Overview

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Big Sandy has an average residential electricity rate of 13.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.37% higher than the average state price of 11.27 cents and 3.37% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Selling 95.53 megawatt hours each year, NorthWestern Energy is the largest vendor in the city. Big Sandy has the 143rd highest population in Montana, with 560 residents residing within its borders.

Big Sandy is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 3,424,865.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 324th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Big Sandy

Big Sandy 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 Big Sandy
147th$103.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Big Sandy Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Big Sandy, 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
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Chouteau County, Montana Details

Chouteau County, Montana Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Chouteau County include NorthWestern Energy, Hill County Electric Cooperative, and Sun River Electric Cooperative Regulations put in place at the state level are commendable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Chouteau County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 5.47% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 3.32%, Chouteau County is ranked as the 5th best county in Montana for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Chouteau County:

  • Big Sandy, Montana:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.33%
    • Hill County Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Fort Benton, Montana:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.33%
    • Hill County Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
  • Geraldine, Montana:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.33%
    • Fergus Electric Cooperative: 33.33%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Chouteau County, Montana?

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1NorthWestern Energy8,420
2Hill County Electric Cooperative1,147
3Sun River Electric Cooperative780
4Fergus Electric Cooperative226
5Western Area Power Administration1

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

There are 5 electricity providers offering service in Chouteau County, Montana.

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

The largest electricity supplier in Chouteau County, Montana by total customer count is NorthWestern Energy.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16