Missoula County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Missoula County, Montana Electricity Overview

Residents of Missoula County consume enough electricity to emit 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, which is the 11th highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in Montana.

The largest electricity provider in Missoula County by total customers is Missoula Electric Coop.

Missoula County is the 3rd highest pollution level due to electricity use in the state, emitting 779,333,921.21 kilograms of CO2 gases.

While the national average residential rate of electricity is 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, Missoula County's average price is 22.28% below that at 10.87 cents per kilowatt hour.

Missoula County is the 3rd largest county by population in the state, with 117,922 residents residing within its borders.

Missoula County is ranked as the 493rd highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation with over 1,600,000 megawatt hours being consumed by customers living there.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,643,072 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    779,333,921 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,608.89 kg

Missoula, MT Electricity Overview

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Missoula's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.91% less than Montana's average price of 11.19 cents. Missoula Electric Coop sells an estimated 2,350.07 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Missoula average is 20.65% below at $98.29 per month.

Missoula emits 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 329th highest polluting city out of 498 cities in Montana based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 485,680,963.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 2nd largest emissions amount in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Missoula has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Missoula

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.102/kWh$138.58/mo.$72.79/mo.
160th10.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Missoula
160th$98.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Missoula Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Missoula, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Missoula Electric CoopBUNDLED9.91108.34184,52118,277,542
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

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Orchard Homes CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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Orchard Homes CDP's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.91% less than Montana's average price of 11.19 cents. Missoula Electric Coop sells an estimated 396.68 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Orchard Homes CDP average is 20.65% below at $98.29 per month.

Orchard Homes CDP emits 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity consumption, 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, the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 35,536,019.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 23rd largest emissions amount in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Orchard Homes CDP has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Orchard Homes CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.102/kWh$138.58/mo.$72.79/mo.
160th10.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Orchard Homes CDP
160th$98.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Orchard Homes CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Orchard Homes CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Missoula Electric CoopBUNDLED9.91108.34184,52118,277,542
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

Lolo CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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Lolo CDP's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.91% less than Montana's average price of 11.19 cents. Missoula Electric Coop sells an estimated 648.8 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Lolo CDP average is 20.65% below at $98.29 per month.

Lolo CDP emits 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city from electricity consumption, 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, the total emissions of the city from electricity use is 29,072,521.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 30th largest emissions amount in the state. All of the electricity consumed in Lolo CDP has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lolo CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.102/kWh$138.58/mo.$72.79/mo.
160th10.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lolo CDP
160th$98.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lolo CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lolo CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Missoula Electric CoopBUNDLED9.91108.34184,52118,277,542
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

Missoula County, Montana Details

Missoula County, Montana Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Missoula County providing electricity. Of those 3, 3 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Missoula County is 7.98%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Missoula Electric Coop, NorthWestern Energy, and Mission Valley Power. With a state average energy loss of 3.32%, Missoula County is the 49th best county in Montana for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Missoula County, Montana

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Missoula County, Montana?

The largest electricity supplier in Missoula County, Montana by megawatt hours sold is Missoula Electric Coop.

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

There are 3 electricity companies offering service in Missoula County, Montana.

Which electricity companies offer service in Missoula County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Missoula Electric Coop9,510
2NorthWestern Energy8,904
3Mission Valley Power2,249

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24