Phillips County, Montana Electric Profile

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Phillips County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 12.42% lower than the nationwide average, at 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

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Phillips County comes in as the 2557th highest pollution level from electricity use in the US and 27th highest in Montana, releasing 24,181,999.53 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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Phillips County is the 14th worst polluting county in Montana when considering emissions per capita.

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The electricity consumed by customers in Phillips County is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power generation sources.

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With a population of 3,954 residents, Phillips County is the 2979th largest county by population in the country.

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

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    54,497 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.78 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    24,182,000 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,115.83 kg

Malta, MT Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Malta are paying an average residential electricity price of 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.36% more than the average Montana rate of 11.27 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for consumers living in the city. NorthWestern Energy sells 206.65 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other electricity provider.

Malta is the 52nd worst ranked city in Montana out of 364 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 12,782,088.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Malta

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.116/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
172nd11.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Malta
123rd$100.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Malta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Malta, Montana

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Big Flat ElectricBUNDLED11.74110.68No DataIcon representing missing value.20,571.572,414,516.68
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.35No DataIcon representing missing value.2,767,605332,157,962
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Saco, MT Electric Overview

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On average, Saco's residents purchase residential average priceelectricity for 11.87 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.36% above the average state price of 11.27 cents and 11.75% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. NorthWestern Energy has 4 total residential customers, which is more than all other electricity providers who operate in the city. Saco is the 215th largest city in the state, with a population of 244.

Releasing 1,492,263 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Saco is the 209th worst out of 364 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 5th highest polluting city in Montana for CO2 pollution per capita. In the city, there are not power producing plants so the residents have to rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Saco

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.116/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
172nd11.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Saco
123rd$100.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Saco Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Saco, Montana

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Big Flat ElectricBUNDLED11.74110.68No DataIcon representing missing value.20,571.572,414,516.68
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.35No DataIcon representing missing value.2,767,605332,157,962
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Whitewater CDP, MT Electric Overview

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Whitewater CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.19% more than the state's average rate of 11.27 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Big Flat Electric. Whitewater CDP is home to 127 residents, resulting in it being the 278th most populated city in Montana.

Electricity consumption in Whitewater CDP creates 776,710.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 271st most of any city in Montana. Additionally, the city ranks 85th worst in Montana in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not generate electricity in the city limits, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of electricity plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Whitewater CDP

Whitewater CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.123/kWh$0.117/kWh$119.62/mo.$110.68/mo.
165th11.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Whitewater CDP
240th$110.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Whitewater CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Whitewater CDP, Montana

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Big Flat ElectricBUNDLED11.74110.68No DataIcon representing missing value.20,571.572,414,516.68
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Phillips County, Montana Details

Phillips County, Montana Net Metering

Roughly 75.00% of the electricity providers in Phillips County offer net metering to their consumers. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Montana has commendable regulations for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Phillips County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 7.57% of their energy lost per year. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Phillips County having a rank of 2769th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Phillips County:

  • Dodson, Montana:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.33%
    • Big Flat Electric: 33.33%
  • Malta, Montana:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.33%
    • Big Flat Electric: 33.33%
  • Saco, Montana:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 33.33%
    • Big Flat Electric: 33.33%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Phillips County, Montana?

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1NorthWestern Energy4,039
2Big Flat Electric1,441
3NorVal Electric40
4Western Area Power Administration1

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

Phillips County, Montana is home to 4 electricity providers operating in the area.

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

The largest electricity provider in Phillips County, Montana by total customer count is NorthWestern Energy.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16