Pondera County, Montana Electric Profile

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Emitting 36,150,682.66 kilograms of CO2 gases, Pondera County has the 2427th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the country.

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Pondera County is NorthWestern Energy.

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The US average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.45 cents, while residents of Pondera County enjoy an average rate that is 5.96% below that at 12.65 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Pondera County residents are accountable for 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, while the statewide average emissions per person is 6,115.83.

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Pondera County has a population of 5,911 residents.

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The electricity consumed by consumers in Pondera County is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power generation facilities.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    81,469 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.78 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    36,150,683 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,115.83 kg

Conrad, MT Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Conrad is approximately 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is above the Montana average rate of 11.27 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the United States average of 13.45 cents. NorthWestern Energy has 16 total residential customers, more than all other electricity providers who operate in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Conrad accounts for 16,102,985.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 44th highest in Montana out of 364 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 85th worst in Montana in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 6,115.83 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the 36,289.66 megawatt hours used in the city must be imported from nearby cities or rural areas as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Conrad

Conrad 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.
264th12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Conrad
177th$104.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Conrad Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Conrad, Montana

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NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.35No DataIcon representing missing value.2,767,605332,157,962
Sun River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71119.58No DataIcon representing missing value.47,336.626,488,646.93
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Heart Butte CDP, MT Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Heart Butte CDP home purchase electricity for, on average, 10.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.82% less than the average state rate of 11.27 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $95.54 per month, while the state average is $98.93. Patrons in Heart Butte CDP have a 3.42% discount compared to the rest of the state. Heart Butte CDP is home to 600 residents, resulting in it being the 137th largest city in Montana.

Heart Butte CDP emits 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 85th worst polluting city out of 364 cities in the state. With total emissions of 3,669,499.17 kilograms, the city ranks 133rd worst in Montana for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 8,269.58 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Heart Butte CDP

Heart Butte CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.104/kWh$0.100/kWh$103.23/mo.$95.54/mo.
113th10.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Heart Butte CDP
84th$95.54Average residential monthly electricity bill for Heart Butte CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Heart Butte CDP, Montana

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Glacier Electric CoopBUNDLED10.1695.54No DataIcon representing missing value.67,712.376,879,192.6
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Valier, MT Electric Overview

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Valier has an average residential electricity price of 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.10% more than the average Montana price of 11.27 cents and 4.43% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. NorthWestern Energy sells 173.81 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than any other supplier. Valier has the 146th largest population in Montana, with 551 residents residing within the city's borders.

Valier is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 3,369,823.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Valier

Valier 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.
264th12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Valier
177th$104.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Valier Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Valier, Montana

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NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.35No DataIcon representing missing value.2,767,605332,157,962
Sun River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71119.58No DataIcon representing missing value.47,336.626,488,646.93
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.

Pondera County, Montana Details

Pondera County, Montana Net Metering

Approximately 80.00% of the electricity suppliers in Pondera County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are pretty good for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

In Pondera County one company reports energy loss, NorthWestern Energy. They average an annual energy loss of 7.57%. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Montana average is 3.32%, resulting in a rank of 2769th best in the United States and a state rank of 24th best out of 3220 and 56 counties, respectively.

FAQ

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

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

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

Pondera County, Montana is home to 5 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Pondera County, Montana?

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1NorthWestern Energy2,276
2Sun River Electric Cooperative1,017
3Glacier Electric Coop918
4Marias River Electric Cooperative57

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16