Lyon County, Nevada Electric Profile

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With total generation of 652,975 megawatt hours, Lyon County is the 805th highest producer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the country.

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Lyon County is the 9 highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 17 counties in Nevada, with a population of 57,510 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 652,975.

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Over 11.63% of Lyon County’s electricity generation comes from sustainable sources, putting Lyon County at 986th in the country for total renewable electricity generation.

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With 36,650 megawatt generated from solar power and 57,510 residents in Lyon County, the county averages 0.64 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 7th in Nevada out of 17 counties.

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Lyon County ranks 5th in Nevada out of 17 counties for total production of electricity from non-renewable energy sources, with 577,033 of the county’s 652,975 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

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Lyon County averages 1.32 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 13th highest in the statecounties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    731,771 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.72 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    652,975 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    75,942 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    577,033 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.35 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    387,512,068 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,738.17 kg

Fernley, NV Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Fernley home purchase electricity for, on average, 11.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.39% less than the average state rate of 11.36 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $108.65 per month, while the state average is $112.75. Patrons in Fernley have a 3.64% discount compared to the rest of the state. With 3,598 residential customers, NV Energy is the largest vendor in the city.

Fernley has zero electricity producing plants. The consumption of electricity in the city accounts for 83,021,510.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 17th highest in Nevada out of 131 cities. Averaging 4,137.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 5th highest in Nevada for pollution per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fernley

Fernley 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 Fernley
17th$108.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fernley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fernley, Nevada

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

Dayton CDP, NV Electric Overview

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Dayton CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 11.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.39% below the average Nevada price of 11.36 cents and 15.90% below the national average of 13.45 cents. The city is the 5th highest generator in the state out of 131 cities, averaging 2.05 megawatt hours produced per citizen. The city ranks 7th out of 131 cities in the state for total megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuels with a total of 19,228 megawatt hours produced.

The consumption of electricity in Dayton CDP accounts for 32,483,254.87 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is the 26th highest in the state out of 131 cities. More importantly, the city averages 3,469.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. There is one electricity plant in the city, which is the 8th highest number of plants in a city in Nevada and equates to the 4th highest number of power plants per capita in the state. Dayton CDP's power plants mainly use Conventional Hydroelectric, which accounts for 100.00% (or 19,228 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dayton CDP

Dayton CDP 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 Dayton CDP
17th$108.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dayton CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dayton CDP, Nevada

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Silver Springs CDP, NV Electric Overview

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Silver Springs CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily for their citizens, 15.90% lower than the average national electricity only service rate of 13.45 cents. The state average monthly residential power bill is $112.75, while the Silver Springs CDP average is 3.64% lower at $108.65 per month. This is the 17th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Nevada. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is NV Energy.

The use of electricity in Silver Springs CDP accounts for 20,987,050.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 34th highest in Nevada out of 131 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which is 4,137.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Silver Springs CDP as the 5th highest polluting city in Nevada. The electricity sold in Silver Springs CDP has to be brought in from neighboring cities or rural areas, because there are no power production sources in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Silver Springs CDP

Silver Springs CDP 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 Silver Springs CDP
17th$108.65Average residential monthly electricity bill for Silver Springs CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Silver Springs CDP, Nevada

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Energy Production in Lyon County, Nevada

Power Plants in Lyon County, Nevada

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Fort ChurchillNV Energy (100.00%)
Lyon County NV Natural Gas 577,033361,893,289.24627.16No DataIcon representing missing value.9/2028
Ft. Churchill PVApple, Inc (100.00%)
Lyon County NV Solar 36,650No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Whitegrass No. 1Open Mountain Energy LLC. (100.00%)
Lyon County NV Geothermal 20,064No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
FleishTruckee Meadows Water Authority (100.00%)
Dayton CDP NV Conventional Hydroelectric 19,228No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Lyon County, Nevada Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Lyon County, Natural Gas makes up 88.37% of the fuel used in electricity generation. Solar (5.61%) is also used for electricity production, as well as Geothermal (3.07%). Releasing 387,512,068.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, the county ranks 757th worst in the nation for total emissions from electricity consumption. Additionally, the county ranks 839th highest in the US for emissions per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. Lyon County isp home to 4 power generation plants, which is 5th most in Nevada and 9th highest when counting power plants per citizen.

NATURAL GAS
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88.37%
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Solar
5.61%
GEOTHERMAL Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Geothermal
3.07%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
2.94%

Lyon County, Nevada Net Metering

Lyon County is home to one electric company. Fortunately for consumers in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the sole provider in the county allows for net metering. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly favorable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

In Lyon County one company reports energy loss, NV Energy. They average an annual energy loss of 3.59%. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Lyon County a rank of 752nd best in the US out of 3220.

Power Companies in Lyon County, Nevada

Providers In Each City in Lyon County:

  • Fernley, Nevada:
    • NV Energy: 100.00%
  • Yerington, Nevada:
    • NV Energy: 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 Lyon County, Nevada?

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1NV Energy55,910

How many power plants are located in Lyon County, Nevada?

Lyon County, Nevada has 4 active power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Lyon County, Nevada?

The largest electricity supplier in Lyon County, Nevada by megawatt hours sold is NV Energy.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16