Stillwater County, MT: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Stillwater County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Stillwater County, Montana Electricity Overview

The largest electricity provider in Stillwater County by megawatt hours sold is NorthWestern Energy.

Stillwater County's average residential electricity rate is 14.57 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.66% below the US average rate of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Stillwater County consumes 50.19% of the electricity that their power plants generate, meaning they will export or store the excess.

With total generation of 245,619 megawatt hours, Stillwater County is ranked 858th largest generator of electricity out of 3230 counties in the United States for total generation.

With 8,916 citizens living within the county and 245,619 megawatt hours produced per year, Stillwater County has a per capita production of 27.55 megawatt hours. This is the 7 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in Montana.

Stillwater County averages 27.55 megawatt hours generated from wind per citizen, which is 6th highest county out of 56 counties in Montana.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    123,270 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.83 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    245,619 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    245,619 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    27.55 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Columbus

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Columbus Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.34¢ per kWh

  • 2.69% higher than last month
  • 0.44% lower than April last year
  • 14.56% higher than the Montana average
  • 15.22% lower than the US average
  • 317th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 62 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 12,133rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,244 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,067 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.49¢ per kWh

  • 0.04% lower than last month
  • 8.74% higher than April last year
  • 15% higher than the Montana average
  • 10.13% lower than the US average
  • 387th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 70 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 15,282nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 140 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,541 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$95.28 per month

  • 14.42% lower than last month
  • 8.57% lower than April last year
  • 3.13% lower than the Montana average
  • 15.49% lower than the US average
  • 145th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 12 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 21 since April last year
  • 8,041st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 5,334 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 8,543 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$107.65 per month

  • 0.69% lower than last month
  • 1.49% higher than April last year
  • 0.41% higher than the Montana average
  • 20.89% lower than the US average
  • 180th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since April last year
  • 5,235th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 452 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 624 since April last year

Columbus, MT Electricity Overview

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Columbus has an average residential electricity rate of 14.49 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.13% below the average US rate of 16.12 cents. NorthWestern Energy has an estimated 5 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $107.65 per month, while the state average is $108.07. Customers in Columbus pay a 0.39% markdown compared to the rest of the state.

On average, Columbus residents emit 6,939.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 61st worst polluting city out of 498 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 14,358,197.88 kilograms, which is the 49th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Columbus

Columbus residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.116/kWh$151.76/mo.$70.14/mo.
387th14.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Columbus
180th$107.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Columbus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Columbus, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Beartooth Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.43113.2547,113.066,797,477.86
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367

Park City CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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Park City CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 13.69 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.11% below the average US rate of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 158.88 megawatt hours a year, Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative is the largest vendor in the city.

On average, Park City CDP residents emit 6,939.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 298th worst polluting city out of 498 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 7,390,759.18 kilograms, which is the 89th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Park City CDP

Park City CDP residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.116/kWh$147.55/mo.$79.03/mo.
231st13.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Park City CDP
232nd$110.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Park City CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Park City CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367
Yellowstone Valley Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.84118.24230,224.1229,572,162

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Absarokee CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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Absarokee CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 14.49 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.13% below the average US rate of 16.12 cents. Absarokee CDP is home to 860 citizens, which is the 105th highest population for a city in the state. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $107.65 per month, while the Montana average is $108.07.

On average, Absarokee CDP residents emit 6,939.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 298th worst polluting city out of 498 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 5,968,124.78 kilograms, which is the 104th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Absarokee CDP

Absarokee CDP residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.116/kWh$151.76/mo.$70.14/mo.
387th14.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Absarokee CDP
180th$107.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Absarokee CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Absarokee CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Beartooth Electric CooperativeBUNDLED14.43113.2547,113.066,797,477.86
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367

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Electricity Production in Stillwater County, Montana

Power Plants in Stillwater County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Stillwater Wind, LLCPattern Operators LP (100.00%)
Stillwater County MT Wind 245,619

Stillwater County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Stillwater County residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 49th worst polluting county out of 56 counties in the state and 2929th out of 3230 counties nationally. With total emissions of 0 kilograms, the county ranks 49th highest in Montana for total emissions from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. Around 100.00% of electricity in Stillwater County comes from generation using Wind. Stillwater County has one power generation plant.

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Stillwater County, Montana Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Stillwater County include NorthWestern Energy, Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative, and Beartooth Electric Cooperative The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Stillwater County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 4.80% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Stillwater County a rank of best in Montana out of 56 counties.

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Stillwater County, Montana?

There is one active electricity plant in Stillwater County, Montana

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

By total revenue, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Stillwater County, Montana.

What electricity companies offer service in Stillwater County, Montana?

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

Stillwater County, Montana has 5 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-04-26