Teton County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Teton County, Montana Electricity Overview

Teton County generates 137,281 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel sources. This ranks Teton County 14th out of 56 counties in the state for total renewable electricity generation.

With 6,226 residents within its borders and 137,281 megawatt hours produced each year, Teton County has a per capita production rate of 22.05 megawatt hours. This is the 666th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

Teton County is the 1223rd highest generator of electricity of all 3221 counties in the United States, producing 137,281 megawatt hours.

When calculating by total customers, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity provider in Teton County.

Teton County is the 32nd largest county by population in the state, with 6,226 residents residing within the county's borders.

Residents of Teton County use enough electricity to emit 0 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, compared to the statewide average of 6,608.89.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    86,750 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    137,281 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    137,281 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    22.05 MWh

Choteau, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Choteau home are billed a residential electricity price of 12.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.07% higher than the average state rate of 11.19 cents. NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

Choteau is the 64th highest ranked city in the state out of 498 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 11,373,905.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 54th worst in the state in this category. All of the 23,979.65 megawatt hours of electricity used in Choteau must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Choteau

Choteau 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.
367th12.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Choteau
334th$103.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Choteau Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Choteau, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Sun River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71119.5847,336.626,488,646.93

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Fairfield, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Fairfield home are billed a residential electricity price of 12.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.07% higher than the average state rate of 11.19 cents. Selling an estimated 17.17 megawatt hours per year, NorthWestern Energy is the largest provider in the city. With a population of 759 residents, the city is the 118th most populated city in the state.

Fairfield is the 117th highest ranked city in the state out of 498 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 5,016,150.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 54th worst in the state in this category. All of the 10,575.57 megawatt hours of electricity used in Fairfield must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairfield

Fairfield 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.
367th12.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fairfield
334th$103.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairfield, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Sun River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71119.5847,336.626,488,646.93

Dutton, MT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Dutton home are billed a residential electricity price of 12.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.07% higher than the average state rate of 11.19 cents. Selling an estimated 17.4 megawatt hours per year, NorthWestern Energy is the largest provider in the city. With a population of 303 residents, the city is the 197th most populated city in the state.

Dutton is the 195th highest ranked city in the state out of 498 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 2,002,494.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 329th worst in the state in this category. All of the 4,221.87 megawatt hours of electricity used in Dutton must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dutton

Dutton 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.
367th12.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dutton
334th$103.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dutton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dutton, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030
Sun River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71119.5847,336.626,488,646.93

Electricity Production in Teton County, Montana

Power Plants in Teton County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Teton County MT Wind 85,334
Fairfield WindFairfield Wind Owner, LLC (100.00%)
Teton County MT Wind 27,531
Turnbull HydroTurnbull Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Teton County MT Conventional Hydroelectric 24,416

Teton County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Teton County's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 0 kilograms, which is the 2950th largest amount of any county in the country. The county also ranks 2950th highest in pollution per person in the county, averaging 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the county. This is, most likely, the more important of the two metrics. The county is home to 3 electricity generation plants, which is 734th highest in the country. For electricity production purposes, Teton County's primary fuel is Wind, making up 82.21%, or 112,865 megawatt hours of production in the county.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
82.21%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
17.79%

Teton County, Montana Net Metering

Out of the 2 providers in Teton County, 100.00% of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

In Teton County one company reports energy loss, NorthWestern Energy. They average an annual energy loss of 7.57%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.32%, resulting in a rank of 2715th best in the United States and a state rank of 26th best out of 3221 and 56 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Teton County, Montana

FAQ

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

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

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers operating in Teton County, Montana.

How many power plants are in Teton County, Montana?

There are 3 electricity plants in Teton County, Montana

Which electricity companies offer service in Teton County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy7,913
2Sun River Electric Cooperative2,958

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-21