Carson City, Nevada Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carson City, Nevada Electricity Overview

Residents of Carson City are paying, on average, 16.11% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average rate, at 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Carson City ranks 4th out of 17 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its residents consuming over 700,000 megawatt hours.

Carson City has no electricity generation sources and must import all of the electricity consumed in the county.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Carson City experienced a 5.01% rise within the last year.

Carson City emitted 245,975,291.28 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which makes them the 4th worst polluting county out of 17 counties in Nevada.

Carson City is the 6th worst polluting county in the state based on emissions per capita.


  • Total Consumption

    746,650 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.73 MWh


  • CO2 Emissions

    245,975,291 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,194.74 kg

Carson City, NV Electricity Overview

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On average, Carson City's residential electricity rate is 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.10% lower than the average Nevada price of 11.75 cents and 16.11% lower than the US average of 13.99 cents. NV Energy is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The Nevada average monthly residential power bill is $112.39, while the Carson City average is 3.87% less at $108.04 per month. This is the 26th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Nevada.

Carson City has zero electricity generation plants. Around 4,194.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 35th worst polluter in the state out of 133 cities. Total emissions in the city are 245,975,291.28 kilograms, which is the 11th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Carson City

Carson City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.107/kWh$207.63/mo.$67.88/mo.
36th11.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Carson City
26th$108.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Carson City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Carson City, Nevada

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
NV EnergyBUNDLED11.74108.0413,174,9571,546,548,821

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Carson City, Nevada Details

Carson City, Nevada Net Metering

Carson City is home to one electric provider. Fortunately for customers in the county who are interested in installing personal solar panels, the sole company in town has net metering practices in place. Nevada has great regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

Carson City has an average of 3.59% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.35%, resulting in a rank of 680th best in the country and a state rank of 5th best out of 3221 and 17 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Carson City, Nevada


What electricity companies offer service in Carson City, Nevada?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NV Energy4,160

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Carson City, Nevada?

The largest electricity provider in Carson City, Nevada by total customer count is NV Energy.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-11