Teton County, Montana Electric Profile

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Residents of Teton County are paying, on average, 0.88% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Teton County is the 32nd largest county by population in the state, with 6,147 residents residing in the county.

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Teton County is home to 6,147 residents and its power generation facilities produce 154,803 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a generation per capita average of 25.18 megawatt hours per capita per year.

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NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity provider in Teton County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

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Teton County ranks 32nd out of 56 counties in the state for total consumption, with its residents using over 0 megawatt hours.

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Teton County generates 25.18 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Teton County the 12th highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in Montana out of 56 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    84,722 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.78 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    154,803 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    154,803 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    25.18 MWh

Choteau, MT Electric Overview

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Choteau has an average residential electricity rate of 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.10% higher than the average state price of 11.27 cents and 4.43% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. NorthWestern Energy is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Choteau is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 11,185,856.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 85th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Choteau

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.116/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
264th12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Choteau
177th$104.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Choteau Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Choteau, Montana

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NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.35No DataIcon representing missing value.2,767,605332,157,962
Sun River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71119.58No DataIcon representing missing value.47,336.626,488,646.93
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Fairfield, MT Electric Overview

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Fairfield's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 264th out of 364 cities in Montana. NorthWestern Energy sells 60.43 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other vendors. Fairfield has the 136th largest population in Montana, with 607 residents residing within its borders.

The electricity sold in Fairfield has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 3,712,309.99 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairfield

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.116/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
264th12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fairfield
177th$104.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairfield, Montana

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NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.35No DataIcon representing missing value.2,767,605332,157,962
Sun River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71119.58No DataIcon representing missing value.47,336.626,488,646.93
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Dutton, MT Electric Overview

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Dutton's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 12.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.10% above the average Montana rate of 11.27 cents. Dutton is home to 270 citizens, making it the 206th largest city by population in Montana. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is NorthWestern Energy.

Dutton emits 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 85th worst polluting city out of 364 cities in the state. With total emissions of 1,651,274.63 kilograms, the city ranks 201st worst in Montana for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 3,721.31 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dutton

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.116/kWh$130.86/mo.$60.23/mo.
264th12.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dutton
177th$104.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dutton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dutton, Montana

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NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.35No DataIcon representing missing value.2,767,605332,157,962
Sun River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.71119.58No DataIcon representing missing value.47,336.626,488,646.93
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Energy Production in Teton County, Montana

Power Plants in Teton County, Montana

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Teton County MT Wind 89,848No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fairfield WindFairfield Wind Owner, LLC (100.00%)
Teton County MT Wind 33,882No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Turnbull HydroTurnbull Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Teton County MT Conventional Hydroelectric 31,073No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Teton County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Teton County creates 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 43rd most of any county in the state. The county averages 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s emission levels. They rank 43rd highest in Montana in this category. The top fuel type used in Teton County is Wind. The county generates 123,730 megawatt hours, or 79.93% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel. Teton County has 3 electricity generation plants, which is 6th highest in the state.

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79.93%
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20.07%

Teton County, Montana Net Metering

About 66.67% of the electric providers in Teton County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are above average for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Teton County has an average of 7.57% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Teton County a rank of 24th best in Montana out of 56.

FAQ

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

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Teton County, Montana.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Teton County, Montana?

The largest electricity supplier in Teton County, Montana by megawatt hours sold is NorthWestern Energy.

How many power plants are located in Teton County, Montana?

There are 3 electricity plants located in Teton County, Montana

Which electricity companies offer service in Teton County, Montana?

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1NorthWestern Energy7,188
2Sun River Electric Cooperative1,833

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16