Golden Valley County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Golden Valley County, Montana Electricity Overview

Golden Valley County uses 111.38% more electricity than it generates.

Golden Valley County currently is 4th in Montana out of 56 counties for megawatt hours generated from solar power.

Golden Valley County is 1461st in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from renewable energy, with 5,425 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types.

Golden Valley County ranks 1st in Montana out of 56 counties for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 6.59 megawatt hours generated per person each year.

While the national average residential electricity rate sits at 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, Golden Valley County's average price is 1.42% lower than at 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour.

NorthWestern Energy is the largest supplier in Golden Valley County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    11,467 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,425 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    5,425 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.59 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,865,960 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,482.33 kg

Ryegate, MT Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Ryegate home spend, on average, 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 23.26% more than Montana's average price of 11.19 cents, resulting in the city ranking 445th out of 498 cities in Montana for best average electricity rate. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is NorthWestern Energy. Ryegate has the 228th highest population in Montana, with 223 residents .

Ryegate is the 226th highest ranked city in Montana out of 498 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 1,473,783.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 54th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 3,107.18 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ryegate

Ryegate 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.
445th13.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ryegate
399th$109.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ryegate Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ryegate, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fergus Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.54130.9462,1779,661,800
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

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Lavina, MT Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Lavina home spend, on average, 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 23.26% more than Montana's average price of 11.19 cents, resulting in the city ranking 445th out of 498 cities in Montana for best average electricity rate. Lavina produces 186.29% more electricity than is needed by citizens in the city, which means the extra megawatt hours may be exported to neighboring cities or counties. The city had an undesirable 12.46% drop in the use of renewable fuel types, such as solar and wind energy, compared to non-renewable fuel sources, like coal and oil.

Lavina is the 485th highest ranked city in Montana out of 498 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Additionally, the city ranks 485th highest in the state for emissions per capita, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 0 kilograms of emissions per citizen. Solar is the primary fuel type in Lavina, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. Lavina has the 2nd highest number of electricity plants of any city in the state, with one total plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lavina

Lavina 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.
445th13.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lavina
399th$109.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lavina Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lavina, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fergus Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.54130.9462,1779,661,800
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

Golden Valley Colony CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Golden Valley Colony CDP home spend, on average, 13.79 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 23.26% more than Montana's average price of 11.19 cents, resulting in the city ranking 445th out of 498 cities in Montana for best average electricity rate. Residents of Golden Valley Colony CDP consume over 0 megawatt hours for their electricity needs, making the city the 483rd ranked city for total electricity consumption out of 498 cities in the state. Selling an estimated 11.09 megawatt hours, NorthWestern Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

Golden Valley Colony CDP is the 481st highest ranked city in Montana out of 498 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 26,435.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 54th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 55.73 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Golden Valley Colony CDP

Golden Valley Colony 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.
445th13.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Golden Valley Colony CDP
399th$109.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Golden Valley Colony CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Golden Valley Colony CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fergus Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.54130.9462,1779,661,800
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

Electricity Production in Golden Valley County, Montana

Power Plants in Golden Valley County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Magpie Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Lavina MT Solar 5,425

Golden Valley County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Golden Valley County's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 2,865,960.37 kilograms, which is the 2835th largest amount of any county in the US. Additionally, the county ranks 2273rd worst in the United States for emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. Solar is the primary fuel in Golden Valley County, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel type. Golden Valley County has one power plant.

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Golden Valley County, Montana Net Metering

Of the 2 electric companies in Golden Valley County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Golden Valley County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 5.47% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Golden Valley County is ranked as the 2260th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Golden Valley County, Montana

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Golden Valley County, Montana?

Golden Valley County, Montana has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

By total customer count, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity company in Golden Valley County, Montana.

How many electric companies offer service in Golden Valley County, Montana?

There are 2 electricity suppliers offering service in Golden Valley County, Montana.

What electricity companies offer service in Golden Valley County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy3,950
2Fergus Electric Cooperative476

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-24