Elko County, Nevada Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Elko County, Nevada Electricity Overview

Elko County averages 2.49 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 10th highest in the state out of 17.

Elko County uses 410.64% more electricity than it generates.

The use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation has dropped by 2.71% in the county during the previous year.

Elko County is the 10th highest producing county in the state out of 17 counties when considering megawatt hours generated using sustainable fuel sources.

Elko County is the 13th highest generator of electricity in the state out of 17 counties, producing 133,908 megawatt hours.

The US average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 13.99 cents, while residents of Elko County benefit from an average rate that is 27.60% less at 10.13 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    683,787 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.73 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    133,908 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    133,908 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.49 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    181,151,408 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,373.27 kg

Elko, NV Electricity Overview

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Elko's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 0.10% lower than Nevada's average rate of 11.75 cents, ranking the city at 36th best for average electricity rate out of 133 cities in the state. NV Energy sells an estimated 10,821.94 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 $108.04 per month, while the Nevada average is $112.39.

Elko emits 4,194.74 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 4th highest polluting city out of 133 cities in Nevada based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 86,260,609.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 17th highest for total pollution in Nevada. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elko

Elko 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 Elko
26th$108.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elko Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elko, 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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Spring Creek CDP, NV Electricity Overview

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Spring Creek CDP's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.74 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 0.10% lower than Nevada's average rate of 11.75 cents, ranking the city at 36th best for average electricity rate out of 133 cities in the state. NV Energy sells an estimated 32,386.9 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 $108.04 per month, while the Nevada average is $112.39.

Spring Creek CDP emits 4,194.74 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 35th highest polluting city out of 133 cities in Nevada based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 62,782,656.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 20th highest for total pollution in Nevada. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Spring Creek CDP

Spring Creek CDP 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 Spring Creek CDP
26th$108.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Spring Creek CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Spring Creek CDP, Nevada

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

West Wendover, NV Electricity Overview

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West Wendover's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.02 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 14.72% lower than Nevada's average rate of 11.75 cents, ranking the city at 25th best for average electricity rate out of 133 cities in the state. Wells Rural Electric Company sells an estimated 638.58 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 $106.87 per month, while the Nevada average is $112.39.

West Wendover emits 4,194.74 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 35th highest polluting city out of 133 cities in Nevada based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 18,926,661.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 34th highest for total pollution in Nevada. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Wendover

West Wendover residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.055/kWh$172.73/mo.$51.63/mo.
25th10.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Wendover
22nd$106.87Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Wendover Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Wendover, Nevada

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Wells Rural Electric CompanyBUNDLED10.02106.8757,5085,763,000

Electricity Production in Elko County, Nevada

Power Plants in Elko County, Nevada

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Tuscarora Geothermal Power PlantOrmat Nevada Inc (100.00%)
Elko County NV Geothermal 133,908

Elko County, Nevada Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Elko County emits 3,373.27 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity consumption, which makes it the 11th worst polluting county out of 17 counties in the state and 2294th out of 3221 counties nationally. Total emissions in the county are 181,151,407.97 kilograms, which is the 1280th highest total amount of emissions for any county in the nation. The county is home to one electricity producing plant. Elko County's fuel of choice is Geothermal, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from this fuel source.

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100.00%

Elko County, Nevada Net Metering

Elko County has 2 out of 4 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in Nevada have highly favorable net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 companies who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 3.07%. With a state average energy loss of 3.35%, Elko County is the 2nd best county in Nevada for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Elko County:

  • Carlin, Nevada:
    • NV Energy: 45.05%
    • Wells Rural Electric Company: 54.95%
  • Elko, Nevada:
    • NV Energy: 100.00%
  • Wells, Nevada:
    • Wells Rural Electric Company: 100.00%
  • West Wendover, Nevada:
    • Wells Rural Electric Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Elko County, Nevada?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NV Energy72,586
2Wells Rural Electric Company4,733
3Raft River Rural Electric Coop1,810
4Mount Wheeler Power527

How many power plants are located within Elko County, Nevada?

There is one power plant located in Elko County, Nevada

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

By total megawatt hours sold, NV Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Elko County, Nevada.

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

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Elko County, Nevada.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-11