Silver Bow County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Silver Bow County, Montana Electricity Overview

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Silver Bow County is 9.92 cents. This is roughly 29.10% lower than the national average price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Silver Bow County generates 3.49 megawatt hours per capita per year, making it the 1158th highest county out of 3221 counties in the nation for production per capita.

Silver Bow County produces 122,552 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 2nd out of 56 counties in Montana for natural gas generation.

Silver Bow County has a population of 35,133 citizens.

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

Silver Bow County uses approximately 399.44% of the electricity that it generates.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    489,528 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    122,552 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    122,552 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.49 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    234,604,467 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,677.61 kg

Butte-Silver Bow, MT Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Butte-Silver Bow home pay an average residential electricity rate of 9.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.35% below the average Montana rate of 11.19 cents. The city has had a 122.46% increase in non-renewable fuel usage in their electricity production plants. There is 292.18% more electricity consumed in Butte-Silver Bow than is generated, forcing them to purchase electricity from neighboring municipalities.

Coming in at as the 5th worst ranked city out of 498 cities in Montana, Butte-Silver Bow releases 230,381,383.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More importantly, the city averages 6,678.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. Roughly 100.00% of Butte-Silver Bow's electricity is generated using Natural Gas. Butte-Silver Bow has one power producing plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Butte-Silver Bow

Butte-Silver Bow residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.113/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
110th9.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Butte-Silver Bow
264th$102.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Butte-Silver Bow Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Butte-Silver Bow, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED7.79117.64187,92514,645,000

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Walkerville, MT Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Walkerville home pay an average residential electricity rate of 9.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.35% below the average Montana rate of 11.19 cents. With an estimated 7 residential customers, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city. Walkerville is home to 639 residents, which is the 135th largest population for a city in the state.

Coming in at as the 134th worst ranked city out of 498 cities in Montana, Walkerville releases 4,223,082.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 54th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Walkerville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.113/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
51st9.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Walkerville
265th$102.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Walkerville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Walkerville, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED7.79117.64187,92514,645,000

Electricity Production in Silver Bow County, Montana

Power Plants in Silver Bow County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Basin Creek PlantMilepost Power, Inc. (94.89%)Basin Creek Power Services LLC (5.11%)
Butte-Silver Bow MT Natural Gas 122,55260,542,468.14494.01

Silver Bow County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Silver Bow County is the 1097th highest ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county emitting 234,604,466.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county averages 6,677.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. Natural Gas is the primary fuel source in Silver Bow County, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Silver Bow County is home to one power producing plant.

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Silver Bow County, Montana Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Silver Bow County offering electricity. Of those 2, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state has above average net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

Silver Bow County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 7.57% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Silver Bow County a rank of 2715th best in the United States out of 3221.

Power Companies in Silver Bow County, Montana

FAQ

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

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

How many electric companies offer service in Silver Bow County, Montana?

Silver Bow County, Montana is home to 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Silver Bow County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy2,394
2Vigilante Electric Cooperative447

How many power plants are in Silver Bow County, Montana?

There is one active electricity plant located in Silver Bow County, Montana

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24