Granite County, MT: 3 Electric Providers

Granite County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Granite County, Montana Electricity Overview

In the past 12 months, Granite County has experienced a 19.97% decrease in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production.

As the 27th largest producer of electricity in the state out of 56 counties, Granite County produces 8,783 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

Granite County produces 2.64 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 1305th highest county out of 3230 counties in the US for production per capita.

Granite County customers pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $105.15, which is 23.80% lower than the national average bill of $137.99.

Granite County consumes 426.43% more megawatt hours than it generates.

NorthWestern Energy is the largest provider in Granite County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    46,237 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.87 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,783 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    8,783 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.64 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    19,429,511 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,829.44 kg

Philipsburg, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, Philipsburg's residential electricity rate is 14.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.91% below the average US price of 15.95 cents. NorthWestern Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on residential customer count. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $104.14 per month.

Philipsburg residents average 7,196.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 225th worst in Montana out of 498 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 7,376,374.4 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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.113/kWh$147.74/mo.$60.23/mo.
336th14.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Philipsburg
23rd$104.14Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.21104.142,830,524.92402,135,169

Drummond, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, Drummond's residential electricity rate is 14.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.91% below the average US price of 15.95 cents. Selling an estimated 29.59 megawatt hours, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Drummond has the 189th highest population in the state, with 337 citizens .

Drummond residents average 7,196.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 37th worst in Montana out of 498 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 2,425,207.97 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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.113/kWh$147.74/mo.$60.23/mo.
336th14.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Drummond
23rd$104.14Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.21104.142,830,524.92402,135,169

Maxville CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, Maxville CDP's residential electricity rate is 14.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.91% below the average US price of 15.95 cents. Selling an estimated 379.92 megawatt hours, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Maxville CDP has the 339th highest population in the state, with 84 citizens .

Maxville CDP residents average 7,196.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity consumption, which ranks them 37th worst in Montana out of 498 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 604,502.88 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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.113/kWh$147.74/mo.$60.23/mo.
336th14.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Maxville CDP
23rd$104.14Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.21104.142,830,524.92402,135,169

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 8,783

Granite County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Granite County residents average 5,829.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity use, which ranks them 1030th worst in the nation in this category. A total of 19,429,510.69 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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Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
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 7.37% 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 2.87% and the state average is 3.19%, resulting in a rank of 2747th best in the country and a state rank of 43rd best out of 3230 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 Energy5,992
2Missoula Electric Coop1,071
3Ravalli Electric225

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.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2023-12-06