Wheatland County, Montana Electric Profile

Wheatland County is ranked 58th in the nation out of 3220 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 269.7 megawatt hours per person per year.

Wheatland County saw a 6.70% rise in the amount of electricity produced by wind turbines around the county.

Wind turbines produce 269.7 megawatt hours per year per resident for Wheatland County residents, which is highest county in the state out of 56 counties.

Wheatland County is the 2 largest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 56 counties in Montana, with a population of 2,126 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 573,374.

Wheatland County has a population of 2,126 citizens.

Wheatland County is the 11th highest producer of electricity out of 56 counties in Montana, producing 573,374 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    29,302 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.78 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    573,374 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    573,374 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    269.7 MWh

Harlowton, MT Electric Overview

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Harlowton has an average residential electricity rate of 15.54 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 37.93% higher than the state's average rate of 11.27 cents, resulting in the city ranking 351st out of 364 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The city's use of renewable energy sources for electricity generation amounts to 406.94 megawatt hours per capita. Production of electricity from wind totals 476,115 megawatt hours, which is the largest total for the 364 cities in the state.

On average, Harlowton residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 354th worst polluting city out of 364 cities in Montana based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the city from electricity use is 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 354th highest in the state. The main fuel type utilized in Harlowton is Wind, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. There is one power generation plant in Harlowton, which is the 2nd most power plants in a city in Montana and is the 6th highest rate of power plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Harlowton

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.154/kWh$133.99/mo.$130.60/mo.
351st15.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Harlowton
330th$130.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Harlowton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Harlowton, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fergus Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.54130.9462,1779,661,800

Judith Gap, MT Electric Overview

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Judith Gap's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this price is more than both the state and nationwide average rates of 11.27 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With a population of 80 citizens, the city is the 312th most populous city in Montana. NorthWestern Energy has 3 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city.

On average, Judith Gap residents emit 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 5th highest polluting city out of 364 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 489,266.56 kilograms, the city ranks 304th worst in Montana for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Judith Gap

Judith Gap 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.
347th14.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Judith Gap
275th$114.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Judith Gap Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Judith Gap, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fergus Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.54130.9462,1779,661,800
NorthWestern EnergyBUNDLED12.0089.352,767,605332,157,962

Shawmut CDP, MT Electric Overview

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Shawmut CDP's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 15.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 37.93% more than the average state rate of 11.27 cents and 15.53% more than the US average of 13.45. Fergus Electric Cooperative has 1 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $130.94 per month.

Around 6,115.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 324th highest polluter in Montana out of 364 cities. A total of 311,907.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 328th worst in Montana for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Shawmut CDP must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shawmut CDP

Shawmut CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.154/kWh$133.99/mo.$130.60/mo.
351st15.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shawmut CDP
330th$130.94Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shawmut CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shawmut CDP, Montana

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Fergus Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.54130.9462,1779,661,800

Energy Production in Wheatland County, Montana

Power Plants in Wheatland County, Montana

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Judith Gap Wind Energy CenterInvenergy (100.00%)
Harlowton MT Wind 476,115
Wheatland County MT Wind 40,336
Musselshell Wind Project Two LLCMusselshell Wind Project Two LLC (100.00%)
Wheatland County MT Wind 30,868
Musselshell Wind ProjectMusselshell Wind Project LLC (100.00%)
Wheatland County MT Wind 26,055

Wheatland County, Montana Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Wheatland County is the 43rd highest ranked county in the state out of 56 when it comes to total emissions from electricity use, with the county emitting 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them 2960th highest county in the country for CO2 emissions per capita. The county has the 623rd highest power plants of any county in the United States, with 4 total power plants. This translates to the 14th most power plants per resident in the US. In Wheatland County, Wind is 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production.

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Wheatland County, Montana Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Wheatland County include Fergus Electric Cooperative and NorthWestern Energy At the state level, Montana is known for pretty good net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Wheatland County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 5.47% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Wheatland County is ranked as the 2344th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Wheatland County, Montana

FAQ

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

Wheatland County, Montana has 2 electricity providers offering service in the area.

How many power plants are within Wheatland County, Montana?

Wheatland County, Montana has 4 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Wheatland County, Montana?

By total customer count, NorthWestern Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Wheatland County, Montana.

What electricity companies offer service in Wheatland County, Montana?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1NorthWestern Energy1,345
2Fergus Electric Cooperative616

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