Nye County, Nevada Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Nye County, Nevada Electricity Overview

Nye County is home to over 51,591 citizens and produces 361,874 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 7.01 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Nye County 85th in the nation out of 3221 counties for solar megawatt hours produced per person.

Nye County residents are responsible for 1,883.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, making them the 2555th highest polluting county out of 3221 counties in the country based on per capita pollution.

With a population of 51,591 citizens, Nye County is the 6th largest county by population in Nevada.

Nye County is the 54th largest producer of solar energy by total megawatt hours generated in the country.

In the previous year, Nye County has had a 64.95% increase in production of electricity from solar sources, up from 219,386 megawatt hours each year to 361,874 megawatt hours per year.

NV Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Nye County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    656,908 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.73 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    361,874 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    361,874 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    97,195,525 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,883.96 kg

Pahrump CDP, NV Electricity Overview

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Pahrump CDP emits 3,953.27 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the 128th highest polluting city out of 133 cities in Nevada based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 176,861,607 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 12th highest for total pollution in Nevada. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Solar, which accounts for 100.00% (or 32,791 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city. Pahrump CDP is home to one electricity plant.

Zips with electric coverage in Pahrump CDP, Nevada include: 89048, 89060, 89061

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Tonopah CDP, NV Electricity Overview

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Tonopah 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 5,399.97 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.

Tonopah CDP 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 9,140,335.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 44th highest for total pollution in Nevada. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tonopah CDP

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

Electric Companies With Service in Tonopah 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

Amargosa Valley CDP, NV Electricity Overview

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Amargosa Valley 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 4,463,202.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city 59th highest for total pollution in Nevada. The city is home to zero power plants.

Electricity Production in Nye County, Nevada

Power Plants in Nye County, Nevada

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Nye County NV Solar 227,489
Crescent Dunes Solar EnergyTonopah Solar Energy LLC (100.00%)
Nye County NV Solar 101,594
NVSS-IINevada Valley Solar Solutions II, LLC (100.00%)
Pahrump CDP NV Solar 32,791

Nye County, Nevada Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Nye County emits 1,883.96 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity consumption, which makes it the 12th worst polluting county out of 17 counties in the state and 2555th out of 3221 counties nationally. This adds up to total emissions of 97,195,525.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the county the 1833rd highest for total pollution in the country. Power generating facilities in the county primarily use Solar, which makes up 361,874 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Nye County has 3 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 734th most power plants in a county.

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Nye County, Nevada Net Metering

Nye County has 2 out of 2 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

Nye County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 3.50% of their energy lost per year. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 3.35%, resulting in a rank of 626th best in the nation and a state rank of 4th best out of 3221 and 17 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Nye County, Nevada

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Nye County, Nevada?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1NV Energy264,494
2Mount Wheeler Power1,826

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

There are 3 power plants located in Nye County, Nevada

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

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

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

There are 2 electricity providers operating in Nye County, Nevada.

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