Lake County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lake County, Montana Electricity Overview

Lake County generates 100.00% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 987,458 megawatt hours a year.

Lake County consumes about 43.93% of the generation put out by its power generation facilities, so they must export or store the leftover megawatt hours.

The monthly residential electricity bill average in Lake County is $92.26, compared to the nationwide average bill of $123.86. Lake County residents enjoy a 25.51% lower average expense each month compared to their fellow Americans.

Lake County's average residential electricity rate is 9.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 29.10% less than the nationwide average price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Lake County had a 2.56% increase in hydroelectric power production over the previous 12 months.

Lake County is ranked as the 9th highest consuming county out of 56 counties in Montana with 433,807.25 megawatt hours being used by citizens living there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    433,807 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    987,458 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    987,458 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    31.72 MWh

Polson, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, Polson's residential electricity rate is 6.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 38.36% lower than the average Montana price of 11.19 cents and 50.70% lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. Mission Valley Power is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Montana average monthly residential power bill is $98.57, while the Polson average is 4.86% less at $93.77 per month. This is the 118th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Montana.

Polson has zero electricity generation plants. Around 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 54th worst polluter in the state out of 498 cities. Total emissions in the city are 34,022,582.95 kilograms, which is the 25th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Polson

Polson residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.070/kWh$0.066/kWh$162.37/mo.$49.65/mo.
1st6.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Polson
118th$93.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Polson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Polson, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mission Valley PowerBUNDLED6.9093.77251,18917,327,570

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Pablo CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, Pablo CDP's residential electricity rate is 9.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.35% lower than the average Montana price of 11.19 cents and 32.30% lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. Mission Valley Power is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Montana average monthly residential power bill is $98.57, while the Pablo CDP average is 7.67% less at $91.01 per month. This is the 71st lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Montana.

Pablo CDP has zero electricity generation plants. Around 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 54th worst polluter in the state out of 498 cities. Total emissions in the city are 14,129,813.97 kilograms, which is the 48th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pablo CDP

Pablo CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.097/kWh$0.091/kWh$146.62/mo.$54.94/mo.
11th9.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pablo CDP
71st$91.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pablo CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pablo CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mission Valley PowerBUNDLED6.9093.77251,18917,327,570
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

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Ronan, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, Ronan's residential electricity rate is 9.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.35% lower than the average Montana price of 11.19 cents and 32.30% lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. Mission Valley Power is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Montana average monthly residential power bill is $98.57, while the Ronan average is 7.67% less at $91.01 per month. This is the 71st lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Montana.

Ronan has zero electricity generation plants. Around 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 54th worst polluter in the state out of 498 cities. Total emissions in the city are 12,920,386.49 kilograms, which is the 55th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ronan

Ronan residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.097/kWh$0.091/kWh$146.62/mo.$54.94/mo.
11th9.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ronan
71st$91.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ronan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ronan, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Mission Valley PowerBUNDLED6.9093.77251,18917,327,570
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

Electricity Production in Lake County, Montana

Power Plants in Lake County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Selis Ksanka QlispeEnergy Keepers Inc (100.00%)
Lake County MT Conventional Hydroelectric 987,458

Lake County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lake County's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel source. Emitting 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county ranks 42nd worst out of 56 counties in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 2950th worst in emissions per resident, averaging 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Lake County is home to one electricity plant.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Lake County, Montana Net Metering

Of the 4 electric suppliers in Lake County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. 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

The county has 4 companies who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 7.30%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Montana average is 3.32%, resulting in a rank of 2668th best in the United States and a state rank of 20th best out of 3221 and 56 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Lake County:

  • Polson, Montana:
    • Mission Valley Power: 100.00%
  • Ronan, Montana:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Mission Valley Power: 50.00%
  • St. Ignatius, Montana:
    • Mission Valley Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Lake County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Mission Valley Power11,943
2NorthWestern Energy5,672
3Flathead Electric Cooperative1,202
4Missoula Electric Coop702

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Lake County, Montana?

The largest electricity provider in Lake County, Montana by total customer count is Mission Valley Power.

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

There are 4 electricity companies offering service in Lake County, Montana.

How many power plants are located in Lake County, Montana?

There is one active electricity plant located in Lake County, Montana

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27