Toole County, MT: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

Toole County, Montana Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Toole County, Montana Electricity Overview

Renewable electricity fuels account for 100.00%, or 1,002,891 megawatt hours, of Toole County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 2nd in the state for total megawatt hours from renewable sources.

Toole County generates 1347.00% additional megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the need to export the leftover amount.

As the 2nd highest producer of electricity in Montana out of 56 counties, Toole County produces 1,002,891 megawatt hours of electricity.

The largest provider in Toole County by total customers is NorthWestern Energy.

Toole County is the 49th worst polluting county in the state based on pollution per person.

Toole County is ranked as the 2910th largest electricity consuming county out of 3230 counties in the country with over 0 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens for their electricity needs.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    69,308 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.83 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,002,891 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,002,891 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    200.06 MWh

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Shelby

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Shelby Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.93¢ per kWh

  • 2.72% higher than last month
  • 0.68% lower than April last year
  • 3.35% higher than the Montana average
  • 23.52% lower than the US average
  • 212th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since April last year
  • 6,266th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 306 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,592 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.07¢ per kWh

  • 0.06% lower than last month
  • 8.88% higher than April last year
  • 3.72% higher than the Montana average
  • 18.94% lower than the US average
  • 212th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 7,892nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 111 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,973 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$91.03 per month

  • 14.44% lower than last month
  • 8.64% lower than April last year
  • 7.45% lower than the Montana average
  • 19.26% lower than the US average
  • 92nd in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since April last year
  • 6,577th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,216 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,564 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$102.99 per month

  • 0.69% lower than last month
  • 1.52% higher than April last year
  • 3.94% lower than the Montana average
  • 24.32% lower than the US average
  • 84th in the state out of 497 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since April last year
  • 3,903rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 618 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 780 since April last year

Shelby, MT Electricity Overview

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Shelby's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.72% more than Montana's average rate of 12.60 cents. This ranks the city 212th out of 498 cities in the state for best average electricity price. NorthWestern Energy sells an estimated 332.17 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 $102.99 per month, while the Montana average is $108.07.

Shelby emits 6,939.68 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 61st highest polluting city out of 498 cities in Montana based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 21,783,655.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 37th 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 June and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.098/kWh$145.35/mo.$65.27/mo.
212th13.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shelby
84th$102.99Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED11.60103.9224,062.142,791,972.83
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367

Sunburst, MT Electricity Overview

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Sunburst's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.72% more than Montana's average rate of 12.60 cents. This ranks the city 212th out of 498 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Sunburst has the 177th highest population in the state, with 369 citizens residing within its borders. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $108.07, while the Sunburst average is 4.70% lower at $102.99 per month. This is the 84th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Montana.

Sunburst emits 6,939.68 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 61st highest polluting city out of 498 cities in Montana based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 2,560,741.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 175th 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 June and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.098/kWh$145.35/mo.$65.27/mo.
212th13.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sunburst
84th$102.99Average 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 CooperativeBUNDLED11.60103.9224,062.142,791,972.83
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367

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Hillside Colony CDP, MT Electricity Overview

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Hillside Colony CDP's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.72% more than Montana's average rate of 12.60 cents. This ranks the city 212th out of 498 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Hillside Colony CDP has the 220th highest population in the state, with 241 citizens residing within its borders. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $108.07, while the Hillside Colony CDP average is 4.70% lower at $102.99 per month. This is the 84th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Montana.

Hillside Colony CDP emits 6,939.68 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 61st highest polluting city out of 498 cities in Montana based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 1,672,462.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 218th highest for total pollution in Montana. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hillside Colony CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.135/kWh$0.098/kWh$145.35/mo.$65.27/mo.
212th13.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hillside Colony CDP
84th$102.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hillside Colony CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hillside Colony CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Marias River Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.60103.9224,062.142,791,972.83
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED14.42102.162,754,740.72397,277,367

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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 561,780
NaturEner Glacier Wind Energy 2NaturEner Glacier Wind Energy 2 LLC (100.00%)
Toole County MT Wind 236,336
NaturEner Glacier Wind Energy 1NaturEner Glacier Wind Energy 1 LLC (100.00%)
Toole County MT Wind 204,775

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 49th worst polluting county out of 56 counties in the state and 2929th out of 3230 counties nationally. This adds up to total emissions of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 2929th highest for total pollution in the country. Power generating facilities in the county primarily use Wind, which makes up 1,002,891 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 185th 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 7.28% of the total energy transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the state average is 3.19%, resulting in a rank of 2708th best in the country and a state rank of 20th best out of 3230 and 56 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Toole County:

  • Kevin, Montana:
    • Marias River Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Shelby, Montana:
    • NorthWestern Energy: 50.00%
    • Marias River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Sunburst, Montana:
    • Marias River Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • NorthWestern Energy: 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 Energy7,067
2Marias River Electric Cooperative2,733
3Glacier Electric Coop63

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.

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