Granite County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Granite County, Montana Electricity Overview

The US average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 13.99 cents, while residents of Granite County enjoy an average rate that is 16.00% less at 11.75 cents per kilowatt hour.

At $91.16, the average Granite County monthly residential electric expense is 26.40% lower than the nationwide average.

The largest electricity supplier in Granite County by customer count is NorthWestern Energy.

Residents of Granite County consume enough electricity to emit 5,035.73 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per capita, which is the 37th highest amount of pollution from electricity consumption for a county in Montana.

Granite County generates 3.32 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Granite County the 720th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in the United States out of 3221 counties.

Granite County emitted 16,663,221.01 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which makes it the 32nd worst polluting county in Montana.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    46,106 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,975 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    10,975 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.32 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    16,663,221 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,035.73 kg

Philipsburg, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, Philipsburg's residential electricity rate is 12.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.90% below the average US price of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 45.48 megawatt hours, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Philipsburg has the 105th highest population in the state, with 841 citizens .

Philipsburg residents average 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 54th worst in Montana out of 498 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 5,558,079.3 kilograms. With no electricity production happening within the city, electricity providers who service Philipsburg must import all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Philipsburg

Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg
4th$88.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Philipsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Philipsburg, Montana

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

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Drummond, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, Drummond's residential electricity rate is 12.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.90% below the average US price of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 29.16 megawatt hours, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Drummond has the 213th highest population in the state, with 272 citizens .

Drummond residents average 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 54th worst in Montana out of 498 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 1,797,618.99 kilograms. With no electricity production happening within the city, electricity providers who service Drummond must import all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Drummond

Drummond 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 Drummond
4th$88.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Drummond Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Drummond, Montana

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

Maxville CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, Maxville CDP's residential electricity rate is 12.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.90% below the average US price of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 374.33 megawatt hours, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Maxville CDP has the 285th highest population in the state, with 138 citizens .

Maxville CDP residents average 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 54th worst in Montana out of 498 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 912,027.28 kilograms. With no electricity production happening within the city, electricity providers who service Maxville CDP must import all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Maxville CDP

Maxville 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 Maxville CDP
4th$88.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Maxville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Maxville 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 Granite County, Montana

Power Plants in Granite County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Flint Creek Hydroelectric LLCHydrodynamics Inc (100.00%)
Granite County MT Conventional Hydroelectric 10,975

Granite County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Granite County residents average 5,035.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which ranks them 1479th worst in the nation in this category. A total of 16,663,221.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. Over 100.00% of electricity in Granite County comes from generation using Conventional Hydroelectric. Granite County is home to one power generation plant.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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100.00%

Granite County, Montana Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Granite County selling electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Regulations put in place at the state level are pretty good for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Granite County is about 7.41% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.32%, resulting in a rank of 2681st best in the country and a state rank of 22nd best out of 3221 and 56 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Granite County, Montana

FAQ

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

There are 3 electricity providers serving consumers in Granite County, Montana.

How many power plants are within Granite County, Montana?

There is one active electricity plant in Granite County, Montana

Which electricity companies offer service in Granite County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy5,826
2Missoula Electric Coop1,042
3Ravalli Electric210

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

By total customer count, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Granite County, Montana.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-24