Meagher County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Meagher County, Montana Electricity Overview

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour sits at 13.99 cents, while residents of Meagher County benefit from an average rate that is 24.87% below that at 10.51 cents per kilowatt hour.

Within the last 12 months, Meagher County has experienced a 10.70% drop in the use of renewable fuels for electricity production.

With a population of 1,927 citizens, Meagher County is the 46th largest county in the state.

Meagher County released 0 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 2950th worst polluting county in the country.

Meagher County emits 0 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Montana average of 6,608.89.

Averaging generation of 35.79 megawatt hours per citizen a year, Meagher County ranks 12 out of 56 counties in generation per capita in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    26,850 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    68,976 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    68,976 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    35.79 MWh

White Sulphur Springs, MT Electricity Overview

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White Sulphur Springs averages a residential electricity price of 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 1.33% more than Montana's average price of 11.19 cents. NorthWestern Energy has an estimated 3 total residential customers, which is more than any other supplier who operates in the city. White Sulphur Springs has the 98th largest population in the state, with 955 residents living within its borders.

The 13,306.54 megawatt hours consumed in White Sulphur Springs must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 54th highest polluting city out of 498 cities in Montana based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 6,311,493.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 98th largest amount in Montana.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs 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.
217th11.34¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of White Sulphur Springs
444th$110.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for White Sulphur Springs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in White Sulphur Springs, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fergus Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.54130.9462,1779,661,800
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED7.79117.64187,92514,645,000

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Martinsdale CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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Martinsdale CDP averages a residential electricity price of 11.79 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 5.39% more than Montana's average price of 11.19 cents. NorthWestern Energy is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Martinsdale CDP ranks as the 405th largest electricity consuming city of the 498 cities in the state, with a total consumption amount of 599.14 megawatt hours.

The 599.14 megawatt hours consumed in Martinsdale CDP must be sourced from outside of the city as there are no power plants that call the city home. The city emits 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 6th highest polluting city out of 498 cities in Montana based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 284,182.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 403rd largest amount in Montana.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Martinsdale CDP

Martinsdale 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.
220th11.79¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Martinsdale CDP
449th$112.27Average residential monthly electricity bill for Martinsdale CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Martinsdale CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fergus Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.54130.9462,1779,661,800
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED7.79117.64187,92514,645,000

Electricity Production in Meagher County, Montana

Power Plants in Meagher County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Gordon Butte Wind LLCGordon Butte Wind LLC (25.00%)TC-9 DA Wind Investors, LLC (25.00%)TC-8 71 Ranch, LP (25.00%)TC-7 Oversight Resources, LLC (25.00%)
Meagher County MT Wind 68,976

Meagher County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

There is one power producing plant in Meagher County. On average, the county's residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 42nd highest polluting county out of 56 counties in Montana based on emissions per capita. At 0 kilograms per person and 1,084,225 people in the county, the county emits 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 2950th highest amount in the US. In Meagher County, Wind makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production.

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Meagher County, Montana Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity companies in Meagher County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Montana has commendable regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Meagher County who report energy loss data had an average of 5.47% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Meagher County is ranked as the 2260th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

Meagher County, Montana is home to 4 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

The largest electricity company in Meagher County, Montana by total revenue is NorthWestern Energy.

Which electricity companies offer service in Meagher County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy8,079
2Vigilante Electric Cooperative1,506
3Fergus Electric Cooperative240
4Park Electric Coop196

How many power plants are within Meagher County, Montana?

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

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24