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.

The electricity consumed by citizens of Petroleum County is produced in other counties as the county has no power production plants.

Petroleum County is the 3225th most populated county in the United States, with 434 citizens living within its borders.

Petroleum County is ranked as the 56th largest consuming county out of 56 counties in the state with over 0 megawatt hours being used by customers living there.

Petroleum County comes in as the 2911th worst pollution level from electricity use in the country, releasing 3,084,644.35 kilograms of CO2 gases.

There was a 7.53% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the most recent year in Petroleum County.


  • Total Consumption

    6,022 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.88 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    3,084,644 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    7,107.48 kg

Winnett, MT Electricity Overview

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Winnett has an average residential electricity rate of 15.21 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, sadly for their citizens, 24.85% more than Montana's average rate of 12.18 cents, ranking the city at 495th 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 248th highest population in the state, with 199 citizens living within its borders.

As the 246th worst ranked city out of 498 cities in Montana, Winnett emits 1,414,387.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This total also results in a ranking of 46th 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 May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.152/kWh$137.82/mo.$130.60/mo.
495th15.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Winnett
485th$137.82Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED15.21137.8269,46510,565,000

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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 5.17% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Petroleum County a rank of 2003rd best in the country out of 3230.


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 Energy3,682
2Fergus Electric Cooperative582
3McCone Electric Cooperative194

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

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

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2023-08-22