Sweet Grass County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sweet Grass County, Montana Electricity Overview

As the 683rd largest generator of solar energy in the US out of 3221, Sweet Grass County produces a total of 3,686 megawatt hours from solar.

During the past year, Sweet Grass County has experienced a 11.06% increase in production of electricity from solar sources, up from 3,319 megawatt hours per year to 3,686 megawatt hours a year.

Wind turbines in Sweet Grass County produce 86,472 megawatt hours of electricity.

When calculating by total customers, NorthWestern Energy is the largest supplier in Sweet Grass County.

Averaging generation of 24.51 megawatt hours per resident per year, Sweet Grass County is 639th out of 3221 counties in the United States for production per capita.

Wind turbines produce 23.51 megawatt hours per year per citizen for Sweet Grass County residents, which is 248th highest county out of 3221 counties in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    51,248 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    90,158 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    90,158 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    24.51 MWh

Big Timber, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Big Timber are billed a residential electricity rate of 10.67 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily for the inhabitants, this rate is less than both the Montana and nationwide average rates of 11.19 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. NorthWestern Energy is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count.

For every citizen in the city there are 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 54th worst in the state out of 498 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 10,904,674.02 kilograms. The residents of Big Timber have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Big Timber

Big Timber 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.
135th10.67¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Big Timber
196th$100.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Big Timber Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Big Timber, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Park Electric CoopBUNDLED9.29112.785,220.227,916,863.68

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Greycliff CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Greycliff CDP are billed a residential electricity rate of 11.48 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is above the Montana average rate of 11.19 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the United States average of 13.99 cents. Selling an estimated 26.96 megawatt hours, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city. With a population of 89 residents, the city is the 345th largest city by population in Montana.

For every citizen in the city there are 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 329th worst in the state out of 498 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 588,191.51 kilograms. The residents of Greycliff CDP have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Greycliff CDP

Greycliff CDP 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.
219th11.48¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Greycliff CDP
226th$102.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Greycliff CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Greycliff CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Beartooth Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.11106.8252,449.56,874,546.23
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Park Electric CoopBUNDLED9.29112.785,220.227,916,863.68

Electricity Production in Sweet Grass County, Montana

Power Plants in Sweet Grass County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sweet Grass County MT Wind 86,472
River Bend Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Sweet Grass County MT Solar 3,686

Sweet Grass County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every citizen in the county there are 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount of 0 kilograms. The county has 2 power plants, which is 979th highest in the US. For the purpose of electricity production, Sweet Grass County's top fuel type is Wind, accounting for 95.91%, or 86,472 megawatt hours of generation in the county.

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95.91%
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4.09%

Sweet Grass County, Montana Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Sweet Grass County include NorthWestern Energy, Park Electric Coop, and Fergus Electric Cooperative The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Sweet Grass County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 5.47% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Sweet Grass County a rank of 2260th best in the country out of 3221.

FAQ

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

By total revenue, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity company in Sweet Grass County, Montana.

How many power plants are located within Sweet Grass County, Montana?

Sweet Grass County, Montana is home to 2 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

How many electric companies offer service in Sweet Grass County, Montana?

Sweet Grass County, Montana has 4 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Sweet Grass County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy6,195
2Park Electric Coop2,364
3Beartooth Electric Cooperative830
4Fergus Electric Cooperative297

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-24