Silver Bow County, MT: 2 Electric Providers

Silver Bow County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Silver Bow County, Montana Electricity Overview

Averaging generation of 3.49 megawatt hours per citizen each year, Silver Bow County is 891st out of 3230 counties in the United States in production per capita.

The largest electricity provider in Silver Bow County by number of customers is NorthWestern Energy.

Silver Bow County has had a decrease of 34.50% in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation during the past 12 months.

Natural gas accounts for 100.00% of the electricity production in Silver Bow County, giving it a rank of 2nd in Montana out of 56 counties for natural gas generation.

As the 465th highest county in the US for non-renewable generation per capita, Silver Bow County generates 3.49 megawatt hours per person a year.

With a population of 35,017 residents, Silver Bow County is the 1341st largest county in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    484,134 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.83 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    122,350 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    122,350 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.49 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    242,560,367 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,926.93 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Butte-Silver Bow

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Butte-Silver Bow Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

11.56¢ per kWh

  • 2.75% higher than last month
  • 0.98% lower than April last year
  • 7.59% lower than the Montana average
  • 31.62% lower than the US average
  • 100th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 12 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 25 since April last year
  • 3,193rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 111 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,843 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.68¢ per kWh

  • 0.08% lower than last month
  • 9.05% higher than April last year
  • 7.29% lower than the Montana average
  • 27.55% lower than the US average
  • 118th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 3,637th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 118 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,803 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$99.46 per month

  • 14.41% lower than last month
  • 8.52% lower than April last year
  • 1.12% higher than the Montana average
  • 11.78% lower than the US average
  • 186th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 13 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since April last year
  • 11,009th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4,389 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 7,615 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$112.23 per month

  • 0.68% lower than last month
  • 1.46% higher than April last year
  • 4.69% higher than the Montana average
  • 17.52% lower than the US average
  • 246th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 18 since April last year
  • 6,532nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 619 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 491 since April last year

Butte-Silver Bow, MT Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Butte-Silver Bow home pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.29% below the average Montana rate of 12.60 cents. The city has had a 34.50% decline in non-renewable fuel usage in their electricity production plants. There is 288.36% 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 238,056,515.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption each year. More importantly, the city averages 6,926.69 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 June and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.093/kWh$158.08/mo.$65.45/mo.
118th11.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Butte-Silver Bow
246th$112.23Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED8.85122.43162,425.7314,367,412.36

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Walkerville, MT Electricity Overview

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Residents who call Walkerville home pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.29% below the average Montana rate of 12.60 cents. With an estimated 8 residential customers, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city. Walkerville is home to 649 residents, which is the 130th largest population for a city in the state.

Coming in at as the 129th worst ranked city out of 498 cities in Montana, Walkerville releases 4,503,852.31 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 6,939.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 61st 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 June and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.121/kWh$0.093/kWh$158.08/mo.$65.45/mo.
117th11.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Walkerville
302nd$112.23Average 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 EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367
Vigilante Electric CooperativeBUNDLED8.85122.43162,425.7314,367,412.36

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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 PlantBasin Creek Power Services LLC (5.11%)Milepost Power, Inc. (94.89%)
Butte-Silver Bow MT Natural Gas 122,35060,966,046.12498.29

Silver Bow County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Silver Bow County is the 1064th highest ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county emitting 242,560,367.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county averages 6,926.93 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 7.28% of their energy lost per year. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Silver Bow County a rank of 2708th best in the United States out of 3230.

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 Energy2,481
2Vigilante Electric Cooperative421

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

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

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Published: 2024-04-26