Petroleum County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Petroleum County, Montana Electricity Overview

The largest electricity company in Petroleum County by megawatt hours sold is NorthWestern Energy.

Petroleum County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 0.20% below the United States average rate, at 13.96 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

Petroleum County is ranked as the 3214th highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the country with 6,911.04 megawatt hours being consumed by customers who live there.

Petroleum County has a population of 496 residents.

Residents of Petroleum County consume enough electricity to emit 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, compared to the state average of 6,608.89.

Emitting 3,278,011.1 kilograms of CO2 gases, Petroleum County has the 2832nd highest pollution level due to electricity use out of 3221 counties in the nation.


  • Total Consumption

    6,911 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    3,278,011 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,608.89 kg

Winnett, MT Electricity Overview

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Winnett has an average residential electricity rate of 15.54 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly for their citizens, 38.86% more than Montana's average rate of 11.19 cents, ranking the city at 496th out of 498 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Fergus Electric Cooperative. Winnett has the 252nd highest population in the state, with 188 citizens living within its borders.

As the 250th worst ranked city out of 498 cities in Montana, Winnett emits 1,242,471.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 329th worst in Montana for emissions per capita. The electricity sold in Winnett has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Winnett

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.154/kWh$133.99/mo.$130.60/mo.
496th15.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Winnett
485th$130.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Winnett Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Winnett, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fergus Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.54130.9462,1779,661,800

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Petroleum County, Montana Details

Petroleum County, Montana Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electric suppliers in Petroleum County offer net metering to their customers. At the state level, Montana is known for pretty good net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

Petroleum County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 5.47% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Petroleum County a rank of 2260th best in the country out of 3221.


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

The largest electricity company in Petroleum County, Montana by total customer count is NorthWestern Energy.

Which electricity companies offer service in Petroleum County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy3,595
2Fergus Electric Cooperative559
3McCone Electric Cooperative191

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

There are 3 electricity companies serving consumers in Petroleum County, Montana.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-24