Lincoln County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lincoln County, Montana Electricity Overview

Lincoln County's average residential electricity rate is 10.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.65% below the nationwide average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Lincoln County produces 1,845,254.02 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable sources. This ranks Lincoln County 95th largest producing county in the country out of 3221 counties for total sustainable electricity production.

Lincoln County produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 93.78 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

Flathead Electric Cooperative is the largest supplier in Lincoln County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Lincoln County is the 482nd largest generator of electricity of all 3221 counties in the nation, producing 1,845,254.02 megawatt hours.

Lincoln County citizens are accountable for 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, making them the 2950th highest polluting county based on per capita pollution.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    274,171 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,845,254 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,845,254 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    93.78 MWh

Libby, MT Electricity Overview

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Libby's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 20.92% less than the average national electricity price of 13.99 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Flathead Electric Cooperative.

Releasing 18,339,679.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Libby ranks 41st highest out of 498 cities in Montana for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, ranking the city 54th worst in Montana for pollution per capita from electricity use. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Libby

Libby residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.095/kWh$168.15/mo.$74.15/mo.
190th11.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Libby
394th$108.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Libby Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Libby, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Flathead Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.51113.95850,84480,892,000
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Northern LightsBUNDLED12.38107.4945,4565,628,000

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Eureka, MT Electricity Overview

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Eureka's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.60 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 24.26% less than the average national electricity price of 13.99 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Lincoln Electric Cooperative. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $132.12 per month.

Releasing 9,120,272.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Eureka ranks 75th highest out of 498 cities in Montana for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, ranking the city 54th worst in Montana for pollution per capita from electricity use. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eureka

Eureka residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.106/kWh$0.093/kWh$135.40/mo.$128.82/mo.
126th10.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eureka
486th$132.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eureka Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eureka, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lincoln Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.60132.1280,967.978,580,229.15

Pioneer Junction CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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Pioneer Junction CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.13 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, thankfully, 20.45% less than the average national electricity price of 13.99 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Flathead Electric Cooperative. Pioneer Junction CDP is home to 902 citizens, which is the 102nd largest population for a city in the state.

Releasing 5,961,221.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Pioneer Junction CDP ranks 101st highest out of 498 cities in Montana for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, ranking the city 54th worst in Montana for pollution per capita from electricity use. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pioneer Junction CDP

Pioneer Junction CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.109/kWh$0.097/kWh$163.86/mo.$72.55/mo.
215th11.13¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pioneer Junction CDP
387th$106.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pioneer Junction CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pioneer Junction CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Flathead Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.51113.95850,84480,892,000
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Northern LightsBUNDLED12.38107.4945,4565,628,000

Electricity Production in Lincoln County, Montana

Power Plants in Lincoln County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lincoln County MT Conventional Hydroelectric 1,845,254.02

Lincoln County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 42nd highest ranked county out of 56 counties in Montana, Lincoln County releases 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Averaging 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the county ranks 2950th worst for emissions per capita from electricity use. The county is home to one power plant. For the purpose of electricity production, Lincoln County's main fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, accounting for 1,845,254.02 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the county.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Lincoln County, Montana Net Metering

There are 5 companies in Lincoln County offering electricity. Of those 5, 3 of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Montana has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Lincoln County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 6.42% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Lincoln County a rank of 17th best in the state out of 56.

Providers In Each City in Lincoln County:

  • Eureka, Montana:
    • Lincoln Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Libby, Montana:
    • Northern Lights: 44.51%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 10.98%
    • Flathead Electric Cooperative: 44.51%
  • Rexford, Montana:
    • Lincoln Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Troy, Montana:
    • Northern Lights: 50.13%
    • City of Troy Utilities: 49.87%

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

FAQ

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

Lincoln County, Montana is home to 5 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Lincoln County, Montana?

Lincoln County, Montana has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Flathead Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Lincoln County, Montana.

What electricity companies offer service in Lincoln County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Flathead Electric Cooperative24,032
2Lincoln Electric Cooperative3,823
3Northern Lights2,673
4NorthWestern Energy1,830
5City of Troy Utilities1,045

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-27