Richland County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Richland County, Montana Electricity Overview

Richland County is the 2389th most populated county in the country.

Customers in Richland County experience an average of 0.69 outages lasting 111.89 minutes per year, compared to the national averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes per outage.

With 3,373.06 megawatt hours produced by coal, Richland County ranks 233rd out of 3221 counties in the United States in coal power electricity generation.

Natural gas makes up 60.07% of the electric generation in Richland County, resulting in a ranking of 717th in the United States out of 3221 counties for natural gas generation.

Richland County has the 27th highest electricity generation in Montana out of 56 counties, generating 8,447 megawatt hours.

Richland County is 3rd out of 56 counties in Montana for megawatt hours per capita produced from coal, averaging 0.29 megawatt hours per person a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    160,110 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,447 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    8,447 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.74 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    76,577,697 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,664.15 kg

Sidney, MT Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 9.90 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Sidney, which ranks the city 45th out of 498 cities in Montana. With an estimated 8 residential customers, Lower Yellowstone Electric REA is the largest vendor in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Sidney average is 20.66% less at $98.28 per month.

Emitting 41,940,037.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Sidney ranks 20th highest out of 498 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sidney

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.080/kWh$143.90/mo.$43.17/mo.
45th9.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sidney
155th$98.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sidney Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sidney, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lower Yellowstone Electric REABUNDLED8.75108.4151,3014,487,000
Montana Dakota UtilitiesBUNDLED11.0588.14188,98720,880,000

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Fairview, MT Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 9.90 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Fairview, which ranks the city 45th out of 498 cities in Montana. Lower Yellowstone Electric REA sells an estimated 67.8 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity providers. Consumers in the city are faced with 0.69 power outages per year, with outages lasting an average of 111.89 minutes. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Emitting 5,921,568.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Fairview ranks 102nd highest out of 498 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairview

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.080/kWh$143.90/mo.$43.17/mo.
45th9.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fairview
155th$98.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairview Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairview, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lower Yellowstone Electric REABUNDLED8.75108.4151,3014,487,000
Montana Dakota UtilitiesBUNDLED11.0588.14188,98720,880,000

Savage CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 9.90 cents per kilowatt hour for consumers in Savage CDP, which ranks the city 45th out of 498 cities in Montana. Lower Yellowstone Electric REA sells an estimated 60.23 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity providers. Consumers in the city are faced with 0.69 power outages per year, with outages lasting an average of 111.89 minutes. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Emitting 2,002,494.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Savage CDP ranks 195th highest out of 498 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Savage CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.080/kWh$143.90/mo.$43.17/mo.
45th9.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Savage CDP
155th$98.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Savage CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Savage CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lower Yellowstone Electric REABUNDLED8.75108.4151,3014,487,000
Montana Dakota UtilitiesBUNDLED11.0588.14188,98720,880,000

Electricity Production in Richland County, Montana

Power Plants in Richland County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sidney MT PlantSidney Sugars Incorporated (100.00%)
Richland County MT Coal 6,7162,953,020.14439.7
Richland County MT Natural Gas 1,7311,688,422.26975.4

Richland County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 16th worst ranked county out of 56 counties in Montana, Richland County emits 76,577,697.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. The county averages 6,664.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the county from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's pollution levels. They rank 842nd worst in the country in this category. Natural Gas is the primary fuel in Richland County, with 60.07% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Richland County has the 10th most electricity generation plants of any county in Montana, with 2 total power plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
60.07%
COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
39.93%

Richland County, Montana Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Richland County providing electricity. Of those 4, 75.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Citizens of Montana have pretty good net metering laws that encourage the installation of personal solar.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Richland County, Montana?

The largest electricity provider in Richland County, Montana by total customer count is Lower Yellowstone Electric REA.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Richland County, Montana.

How many power plants are located in Richland County, Montana?

There are 2 electricity plants in Richland County, Montana

Which electricity companies offer service in Richland County, Montana?

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-30