Lake County, Montana Electric Profile

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Lake County creates 100.00% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 962,819 megawatt hours each year.

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Lake County’s average residential electricity rate is 7.33 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 45.54% lower than the national average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Citizens of Lake County pay roughly 20.09% less than the $120.24 nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill.

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Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 100.00%, or 962,819 megawatt hours, of Lake County’s total energy generation.

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The usage of renewable fuel sources for electricity production in Lake County increased by 15.04% last year.

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Within the past year Lake County has seen a 15.04% increase in hydroelectric power generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    419,791 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.78 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    962,819 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    962,819 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    31.61 MWh

Polson, MT Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Polson home purchase electricity for, on average, 6.89 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 38.84% less than the average state rate of 11.27 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $93.82 per month, while the state average is $98.93. Patrons in Polson have a 5.17% discount compared to the rest of the state. With 49 residential customers, Mission Valley Power is the largest vendor in the city.

Polson emits 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 324th worst polluting city out of 364 cities in the state. With total emissions of 30,077,661.53 kilograms, the city ranks 27th worst in Montana for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 67,782.97 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Polson

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.069/kWh$0.066/kWh$162.37/mo.$49.65/mo.
1st6.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Polson
56th$93.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Polson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Polson, Montana

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Mission Valley PowerBUNDLED6.8993.82No DataIcon representing missing value.248,82217,143,920

Pablo CDP, MT Electric Overview

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Pablo CDP has an average residential electricity price of 6.89 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 38.84% less than the average Montana price of 11.27 cents and 48.77% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $93.82 per month, while the state average is $98.93. Patrons in Pablo CDP enjoy a 5.17% discount compared to the rest of the state. Mission Valley Power has 50 total residential customers, more than any other provider in the city.

Pablo CDP is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 13,907,401.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pablo CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.069/kWh$0.066/kWh$162.37/mo.$49.65/mo.
1st6.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pablo CDP
56th$93.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pablo CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pablo CDP, Montana

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Mission Valley PowerBUNDLED6.8993.82No DataIcon representing missing value.248,82217,143,920

Zips with electric coverage in Pablo CDP, Montana include: 59860, 59864, 59855

Ronan, MT Electric Overview

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Ronan's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 6.89 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 38.84% below Montana's average price of 11.27 cents and 48.77% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Mission Valley Power is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Ronan average is 21.98% below at $93.82 per month.

Electricity use in Ronan creates 11,956,451.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 56th most of any city in Montana. The city also ranks 5th worst in Montana in pollution per resident, averaging 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 26,945.04 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ronan

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.069/kWh$0.066/kWh$162.37/mo.$49.65/mo.
1st6.89¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ronan
56th$93.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ronan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ronan, Montana

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Mission Valley PowerBUNDLED6.8993.82No DataIcon representing missing value.248,82217,143,920

Energy Production in Lake County, Montana

Power Plants in Lake County, Montana

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Selis Ksanka QlispeEnergy Keepers Inc (100.00%)
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Lake County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lake County's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county produces 100.00% of the total generation in the county from this fuel source. Electricity consumption in the county creates 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2960th most of any county in the United States. Additionally, the county ranks 2960th highest in the US for emissions per resident, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 0 kilograms of emissions per person. Lake County has one electricity producing plant in the county. This is the 1432nd highest number of power plants within a county and the 1473rd highest number of power plants per person, out of 3220 counties, in the US.

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100.00%

Lake County, Montana Net Metering

Out of the 3 suppliers in Lake County, 3 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. The state of Montana has commendable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 7.21%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Lake County a rank of 2747th best in the US out of 3220 counties.

Providers In Each City in Lake County:

  • Polson, Montana:
    • Mission Valley Power: 100.00%
  • Ronan, Montana:
    • Mission Valley Power: 100.00%
  • 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

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

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Lake County, Montana.

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

Lake County, Montana is home to one active power plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Lake County, Montana?

The largest electricity provider in Lake County, Montana by megawatt hours sold is Mission Valley Power.

Which electricity companies offer service in Lake County, Montana?

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1Mission Valley Power11,811
2Missoula Electric Coop647
3Flathead Electric Cooperative547

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16