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Golden Valley County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Golden Valley County, Montana Electricity Overview

Golden Valley County uses 101.87% more electricity than it generates.

The US average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 16.12 cents, while residents of Golden Valley County enjoy an average rate that is 2.43% below that at 15.73 cents per kilowatt hour.

Golden Valley County is the 4th largest producer of solar power by megawatt hours produced in Montana.

With 820 citizens living within the county and 5,616 megawatt hours produced a year, Golden Valley County has a per capita production rate of 6.85 megawatt hours. This is the 11 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in Montana.

There was a 5.65% decline in CO2 emissions per capita within the last year in Golden Valley County.

Golden Valley County has the 17th highest electricity generation in the state out of 56 counties, producing 5,616 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    11,337 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.83 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,616 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    5,616 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.85 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,871,638 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,502 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Ryegate

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Ryegate Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

15.64¢ per kWh

  • 2.67% higher than last month
  • 0.25% lower than April last year
  • 24.93% higher than the Montana average
  • 7.55% lower than the US average
  • 487th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 7 since April last year
  • 17,737th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 641 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 862 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.8¢ per kWh

  • 0.02% lower than last month
  • 8.64% higher than April last year
  • 25.43% higher than the Montana average
  • 1.98% lower than the US average
  • 487th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 19,250th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 259 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,133 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$107.97 per month

  • 14.39% lower than last month
  • 8.41% lower than April last year
  • 9.77% higher than the Montana average
  • 4.24% lower than the US average
  • 447th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 24 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 14,919th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 5,059 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 6,857 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$121.57 per month

  • 0.67% lower than last month
  • 1.4% higher than April last year
  • 13.4% higher than the Montana average
  • 10.66% lower than the US average
  • 462nd in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 10,646th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 398 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,099 since April last year

Ryegate, MT Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Ryegate home spend, on average, 15.80 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 25.43% more than Montana's average price of 12.60 cents, resulting in the city ranking 487th 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 207th highest population in Montana, with 281 residents .

Ryegate is the 205th highest ranked city in Montana out of 498 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 1,950,050.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also equates to a ranking of 298th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 3,885.02 megawatt hours that citizens here consume.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ryegate

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.127/kWh$170.93/mo.$81.31/mo.
487th15.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ryegate
462nd$121.57Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED17.04141.1156,617.779,648,227.99
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367

Lavina, MT Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Lavina home spend, on average, 15.80 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Sadly, this is 25.43% more than Montana's average price of 12.60 cents, resulting in the city ranking 487th out of 498 cities in Montana for best average electricity rate. Lavina produces 141.79% more electricity than is needed by citizens in the city, which means the extra megawatt hours may be exported to neighboring cities or counties. Lavina is the 266th largest city in Montana, with a population of 168.

Lavina is the 455th 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 455th 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 June and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.127/kWh$170.93/mo.$81.31/mo.
487th15.80¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lavina
462nd$121.57Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED17.04141.1156,617.779,648,227.99
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367

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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 5,616

Golden Valley County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Golden Valley County's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 2,871,638.25 kilograms, which is the 2904th largest amount of any county in the US. Additionally, the county ranks 2325th 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 5.17% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.87%, Golden Valley County is ranked as the 1965th 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 Energy4,093
2Fergus Electric Cooperative440

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-06-26