Clark County, Nevada Electric Profile

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Clark County averages 4.31 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 10th highest in Nevadacounties.

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Clark County is ranked as the 27th highest producer of electricity of all 3220 counties in the country for total electricity generation, generating 36,519,375 megawatt hours.

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Clark County emits 3,797.15 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the national average of 4,494.55.

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Clark County residents have an average residential monthly electricity expense of $121.31, which is 7.59% higher than the state average bill of $112.75 and 0.89% higher than the nationwide average bill of $120.24.

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While the national average residential electric rate sits at 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Clark County’s average rate is 16.11% lower than at 11.28 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Averaging production of 16.11 megawatt hours per citizen each year, Clark County is 770th out of 3220 counties in the nation in generation per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    28,842,220 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.72 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    36,519,375 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    9,779,243 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    26,740,132 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    16.11 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    8,607,056,691 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,797.15 kg

Las Vegas, NV Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within Las Vegas are paying a residential electricity rate of 11.31 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the residents, this rate is below both the Nevada and the United States average rates of 11.36 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The Nevada average monthly residential electric bill is $112.75, while the Las Vegas average is 3.64% less at $108.65 per month. This is the 17th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. NV Energy is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

The 8,077,002.52 megawatt hours of electricity used in the city must be imported from nearby cities or rural areas as there are no electricity facilities within the city limits. The city is the worst ranked city in the state out of 131 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 2,626,062,050.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the city’s emissions reality, is the per person CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,137.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 5th highest polluting city in Nevada for CO2 pollution per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Las Vegas

Las Vegas residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.107/kWh$207.63/mo.$67.88/mo.
35th11.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Las Vegas
17th$108.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Las Vegas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Colorado River CommissionBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
NV EnergyBUNDLED11.31108.65No DataIcon representing missing value.13,582,7621,536,554,258
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.

Zips with electric coverage in Las Vegas, Nevada include: 89108, 89110, 89129, 89117, 89131, 89030, 89101, 89149, 89102, 89104, 89107 and 13 other zip code(s).

Henderson, NV Electric Overview

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Henderson's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.31 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this rate is lower than both the state and the United States average rates of 11.36 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city generates over 0 megawatt hours from its power generating plants, which is the 6th most in total generation for any city in Nevada. The city had a welcome 3.78% rise in the usage of renewable fuels, like solar and wind energy, in place of fossil fuels, like coal or oil.

On average, Henderson residents emit 4,096.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 120th worst polluting city out of 131 cities in the state. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions of Henderson from electricity use is 1,229,425,602.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 2nd highest in the state. Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Henderson. Henderson has 2 power generation plants, which is 3rd most in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Henderson

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.107/kWh$207.63/mo.$67.88/mo.
35th11.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Henderson
17th$108.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Henderson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Henderson, Nevada

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Colorado River CommissionBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
NV EnergyBUNDLED11.31108.65No DataIcon representing missing value.13,582,7621,536,554,258
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.

Zips with electric coverage in Henderson, Nevada include: 89123, 89052, 89074, 89122, 89183, 89015, 89014, 89012, 89002, 89011, 89120 and 2 other zip code(s).

North Las Vegas, NV Electric Overview

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On average, North Las Vegas's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 11.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.39% below the state's average rate of 11.36 cents and 15.90% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Solar facilities in the city produce 53,027 megawatt hours, which is 12.60% of the city's electricity production. There is 629.65% more electricity consumed in North Las Vegas than is produced, forcing them to purchase electricity from neighboring cities and counties.

North Las Vegas emits 4,283.02 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 2nd highest polluting city out of 131 cities in the state. With total emissions of 1,033,789,040.58 kilograms, the city ranks 3rd highest in Nevada for total emissions from electricity use. The city has 2 power producing plants, which is 3rd highest in Nevada. In North Las Vegas, Natural Gas is 87.40% of the fuel utilized for electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.107/kWh$207.63/mo.$67.88/mo.
35th11.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Las Vegas
17th$108.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Las Vegas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Las Vegas, Nevada

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Colorado River CommissionBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
NV EnergyBUNDLED11.31108.65367,89013,582,7621,536,554,258
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.

Zips with electric coverage in North Las Vegas, Nevada include: 89031, 89115, 89030, 89032, 89081, 89130, 89084, 89106, 89086, 89085, 89191

Energy Production in Clark County, Nevada

Power Plants in Clark County, Nevada

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Chuck Lenzie Generating StationNV Energy (100.00%)
Clark County NV Natural Gas 5,913,0472,345,056,420.84396.59No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clark County NV Natural Gas 3,383,8471,333,782,485394.16No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clark County NV Natural Gas 2,851,6441,079,381,221.24378.51No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Higgins Generating StationNV Energy (100.00%)
Clark County NV Natural Gas 2,386,004969,259,064.62406.23No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
SilverhawkNevada Cogeneration Assoc # 1 (9.37%)Southern Nevada Water Authority (15.63%)NV Energy (75.00%)
Clark County NV Natural Gas 2,133,984888,770,015.98416.48No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clark County NV Conventional Hydroelectric 2,021,506No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clark County NV Conventional Hydroelectric 1,656,523No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Desert Star Energy CenterDesert Star Energy Center SDG&E (100.00%)
Boulder City NV Natural Gas 1,200,482496,746,605.74413.79No DataIcon representing missing value.4/2027
Whitney CDP NV Natural Gas 1,119,443574,457,061.36513.16No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Saguaro PowerParagon Assets (100.00%)
Clark County NV Natural Gas 747,094270,508,847.14362.08No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Nevada Cogen Associates 2 Black MountainPanwest NCA2 Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Clark County NV Natural Gas 720,096282,171,647.38391.85No DataIcon representing missing value.3/2023
Nevada Cogen Assoc#1 GarnetVlyNSG New Nevada Holdings LLC (50.00%)Bonneville Nevada Corporation (50.00%)
Clark County NV Natural Gas 718,228290,188,588.9404.03No DataIcon representing missing value.5/2023
Silver State Solar Power SouthNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Clark County NV Solar 675,638No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Moapa Southern PaiuteGoldman Sachs/General Electric (35.00%)Moapa Southern Paiute LLC (65.00%)
Clark County NV Solar 622,434No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Boulder City NV Solar 614,299No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Techren Solar II LLCTechren Solar II LLC (100.00%)
Boulder City NV Solar 563,598No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Boulder City NV Solar 371,568No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Las Vegas Generating StationNV Energy (100.00%)
North Las Vegas NV Natural Gas 367,890172,095,175.42467.79No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clark County NV Solar 285,020No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Boulder City NV Solar 267,497No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Clark County, Nevada Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Clark County average 3,797.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, making them the 2106th highest polluting county based on pollution per capita. A total of 8,607,056,691.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 1st worst in the state for total pollution. Electricity plants in the county primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 73.15% (or 26,712,116 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the county. Solar and Conventional Hydroelectric are also highly used fuels in the county, with 16.62% and 10.07% of total electricity production coming from each type, respectively. There are 50 power producing plants in Clark County, which is the 13th most plants in a county in the nation and translates to the 1682nd highest number of power plants per capita.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
73.15%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
Solar
16.62%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
10.07%
LANDFILL GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Landfill Gas
0.08%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
0.08%

Clark County, Nevada Net Metering

There are 5 companies in Clark County offering electricity. Of those 5, 3 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state has favorable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Clark County is 5.39%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including NV Energy, Overton Power District No 5, and Valley Electric Association. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Clark County ranks 2312th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Clark County:

  • Boulder City, Nevada:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.01%
    • NV Energy: 33.01%
    • Colorado River Commission: 33.01%
    • Boulder City Utilities: 0.97%
  • Henderson, Nevada:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • NV Energy: 33.33%
    • Colorado River Commission: 33.33%
  • Las Vegas, Nevada:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • NV Energy: 33.33%
    • Colorado River Commission: 33.33%
  • Mesquite, Nevada:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.34%
    • Overton Power District No 5: 33.32%
    • Colorado River Commission: 33.34%
  • North Las Vegas, Nevada:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.41%
    • NV Energy: 33.18%
    • Colorado River Commission: 33.41%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Clark County, Nevada?

County Customers RankArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.ProviderArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.County CustomersArrow DownBlue arrow pointing down.
1NV Energy105,022
2Overton Power District No 516,574
3Valley Electric Association2,770
4Colorado River Commission6
5Western Area Power Administration3

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Clark County, Nevada?

By total revenue, NV Energy is the largest electricity provider in Clark County, Nevada.

How many power plants are within Clark County, Nevada?

Clark County, Nevada has 50 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

How many electric companies offer service in Clark County, Nevada?

Clark County, Nevada has 5 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16