Toole County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Toole County, Montana Electricity Overview

The county is the 4th highest generator of electricity of all 56 counties in the state, producing 1,293,181 megawatt hours.

Residents of Toole County pay approximately 28.04% less than the $123.86 nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill.

Toole County generates 260.15 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Toole County the 3rd highest ranking county out of 56 counties for renewable generation per capita in the state.

Toole County ranks 1st in the state out of 56 counties in electricity generated from wind energy.

With a population of 4,971 citizens, Toole County is the 35th largest county by population in the state.

There was a 1.25% rise in power generated by wind in Toole County in the past 12 months from 1,277,269 megawatt hours to 1,293,181 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    69,264 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.93 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,293,181 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,293,181 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    260.15 MWh

Shelby, MT Electricity Overview

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Shelby's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.57 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 5.58% lower than Montana's average rate of 11.19 cents, ranking the city at 115th best for average electricity rate out of 498 cities in the state. NorthWestern Energy sells an estimated 331.8 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $89.1 per month, while the Montana average is $98.57.

Shelby emits 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 329th highest polluting city out of 498 cities in Montana based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 20,943,583.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 36th highest for total pollution in Montana. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shelby

Shelby 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.
115th10.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shelby
60th$89.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shelby Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shelby, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Marias River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.0989.9529,772.722,705,042.14
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

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Sunburst, MT Electricity Overview

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Sunburst's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.57 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 5.58% lower than Montana's average rate of 11.19 cents, ranking the city at 115th best for average electricity rate out of 498 cities in the state. Sunburst has the 186th highest population in the state, with 333 citizens residing within its borders. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $98.57, while the Sunburst average is 9.61% lower at $89.1 per month. This is the 60th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Montana.

Sunburst emits 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 54th highest polluting city out of 498 cities in Montana based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 2,200,761.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 184th highest for total pollution in Montana. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sunburst

Sunburst 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.
115th10.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sunburst
60th$89.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sunburst Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sunburst, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Marias River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.0989.9529,772.722,705,042.14
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

Camrose Colony CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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Camrose Colony CDP's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.57 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 5.58% lower than Montana's average rate of 11.19 cents, ranking the city at 115th best for average electricity rate out of 498 cities in the state. Camrose Colony CDP has the 254th highest population in the state, with 184 citizens residing within its borders. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $98.57, while the Camrose Colony CDP average is 9.61% lower at $89.1 per month. This is the 60th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Montana.

Camrose Colony CDP emits 6,608.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 329th highest polluting city out of 498 cities in Montana based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 1,216,036.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 252nd highest for total pollution in Montana. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Camrose Colony CDP

Camrose Colony 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.
115th10.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Camrose Colony CDP
60th$89.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Camrose Colony CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Camrose Colony CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Marias River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED9.0989.9529,772.722,705,042.14
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0588.242,751,629331,489,030

Electricity Production in Toole County, Montana

Power Plants in Toole County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
NaturEner Rim Rock EnergyNaturEner Rim Rock Energy LLC (100.00%)
Toole County MT Wind 701,187
NaturEner Glacier Wind Energy 2NaturEner Glacier Wind Energy 2 LLC (100.00%)
Toole County MT Wind 309,009
NaturEner Glacier Wind Energy 1NaturEner Glacier Wind Energy 1 LLC (100.00%)
Toole County MT Wind 282,985

Toole County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Toole County emits 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity consumption, which makes it the 42nd worst polluting county out of 56 counties in the state and 2950th out of 3221 counties nationally. This adds up to total emissions of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 2950th highest for total pollution in the country. Power generating facilities in the county primarily use Wind, which makes up 1,293,181 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Toole County has 3 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 734th most power plants in a county.

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Toole County, Montana Net Metering

Toole County has 2 out of 3 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in Montana have above average net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Toole County is about 7.57% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. 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 country and a state rank of 26th best out of 3221 and 56 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Toole County:

  • Kevin, Montana:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Marias River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Shelby, Montana:
    • Marias River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
  • Sunburst, Montana:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Marias River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Toole County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NorthWestern Energy6,822
2Marias River Electric Cooperative3,000
3Glacier Electric Coop69

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

There are 3 power plants located in Toole County, Montana

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

By total megawatt hours sold, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Toole County, Montana.

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

There are 3 electricity providers operating in Toole County, Montana.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24