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Electricity In Oklahoma

  • Population3,956,971
  • Total Consumption63,073,387 MWh / 15.94 MWh per capita
  • CO2 Equivalent Emissions21,131,180,390 kg
  • Total Production81,433,970 MWh / 20.58 MWh per capita
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Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oklahoma

Oklahoma residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Pricing:
Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.248/kWh$0.088/kWh$320.43/mo.$79.13/mo.
17th11.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the state of Oklahoma
37th$126.37Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oklahoma Residents

Energy Profile of Oklahoma

Oklahoma's Electricity Prices and Usage

The Oklahoma electricity rate in 2021 currently averages 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour while the nationwide average price is 13.33 cents. Oklahoma ranks as the 17th lowest priced state in the United States based on average electricity rate. While there are 89 electric companies who operate in Oklahoma, the electricity market is regulated and consumers have only one electricity supplier choice based on their location. With a population of 3,956,971 citizens, the state is the 28th largest state by population in the nation. Oklahoma is the 9th highest ranked state in the country for electricity consumption per person, with a yearly average of 15.94 megawatt hours consumed per person living in the state. The state ranks as the 26th highest polluting state in the country based on total CO2 equivalent output, with over 21,131,180,389.86 kilograms of CO2 equivalent gases emitted from electricity consumption. The state is ranked 11th in the country for percentage of electricity produced from sustainable fuels, creating 42.52% of their electricity from these renewable sources.

Electricity Providers in Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Gas & Electric13.20143.078,888,4911,172,983,93216,479,116.0622,060,323,587.09
Public Service Company of Oklahoma9.44101.256,252,659589,990,9115,947,03114,074,595,642.36
Oklahoma Electric Cooperative 11.28147.01843,04695,110,000No DataIcon representing missing value.432,731,743.22
Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative10.41146.46564,27258,743,000No DataIcon representing missing value.231,492,431.41
Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative11.51134.87509,19858,592,000No DataIcon representing missing value.234,076,146.52
Edmond Electric11.19123.82476,17753,269,000No DataIcon representing missing value.295,270,527.69
East Central Oklahoma Electric11.41134.05427,47748,794,000No DataIcon representing missing value.180,904,281.19
Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative 9.95132.52361,54735,973,500No DataIcon representing missing value.261,833,997.69
Central Rural Electric Cooperative9.56154.78341,31632,622,000No DataIcon representing missing value.195,309,028.98
Lake Region10.67126.71328,62935,058,000No DataIcon representing missing value.137,015,631.89

Power Plants in Oklahoma

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Oneta Energy CenterOneta Power LLC (100.00%)
Natural Gas 5,076,480.321,951,066,607384.33No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Redbud Power PlantOklahoma Municipal Power Authority (13.00%)Grand River Dam Authority (36.00%)Oklahoma Gas & Electric (51.00%)
Natural Gas 5,069,0661,975,875,552.84389.79No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
ChouteauAssociated Electric Cooperative (100.00%)
Natural Gas 4,926,5561,903,651,501.22386.41No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
NortheasternPublic Service Company of Oklahoma (100.00%)
Natural Gas 4,574,9973,175,821,535.01694.17YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Kiamichi Energy FacilityTenaska Oklahoma I LP (99.00%)
Natural Gas 4,440,4691,789,990,083.42403.11No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Green Country Energy LLCGreen Country OP Services LLC (100.00%)
Natural Gas 3,819,7011,469,623,778.7384.75No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
SoonerOklahoma Gas & Electric (100.00%)
Coal 3,423,656.023,766,464,213.551,100.13YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
MuskogeeOklahoma Gas & Electric (100.00%)
Coal 3,018,1352,730,230,657.24904.61YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
McClain Energy FacilityOklahoma Gas & Electric (77.00%)Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (23.00%)
Natural Gas 2,657,694990,905,899.76372.84No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
GRECGrand River Dam Authority (100.00%)
Natural Gas 2,611,2401,306,402,236.82500.3YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.

Quick Facts

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Oklahoma generates 31,349,527.64 megawatts from wind energy. That is sufficient to rank it 3rd in the US for wind electricity generation.

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Over the past 12 months, there has been a 10.42% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production in Oklahoma.

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Oklahoma generates 8,718,326.98 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of coal, ranking Oklahoma as the 28th largest generator of electricity from coal in the United States.

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Consumers living in Oklahoma consume a total of over 63,000,000 megawatt hours for statewide electricity needs.

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Regrettably, over the course of the last 12 months, carbon dioxide emissions from electricity use in Oklahoma have risen by 377,507,662.09 kilograms (1.40%).

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Oklahoma uses only 77.45% of the electricity produced in the state.

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Adair County22,19420 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.80$115.48/mo
Alfalfa County5,70218 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.47$134.15/mo
Atoka County13,75816 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.04$132.90/mo
Beaver County5,31113 providers313.06$116.29/mo
Beckham County21,85911 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.26$122.15/mo
Blaine County9,42912 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.79$111.04/mo
Bryan County47,99516 providers111.24$128.02/mo
Caddo County28,76212 providers811.14$119.28/mo
Canadian County148,30612 providers411.89$126.45/mo
Carter County48,11119 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.10$127.30/mo
Cherokee County48,65715 providers110.78$113.20/mo
Choctaw County14,67212 providers111.11$126.80/mo
Cimarron County2,1377 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.17.14$169.01/mo
Cleveland County284,01414 providers111.57$125.79/mo
Coal County5,4959 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.98$131.26/mo
Comanche County120,74917 providers111.00$123.81/mo
Cotton County5,66620 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.40$124.08/mo
Craig County14,14220 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.74$118.18/mo
Creek County71,52216 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.94$127.14/mo
Custer County29,00311 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.76$115.76/mo
Delaware County43,00915 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.49$114.85/mo
Dewey County4,89113 providers512.00$112.84/mo
Ellis County3,85914 providers112.90$117.01/mo
Garfield County61,05617 providers611.58$133.10/mo
Garvin County27,71115 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.22$130.61/mo
Grady County55,83414 providers511.20$126.40/mo
Grant County4,33322 providers211.91$126.05/mo
Greer County5,71210 providers112.19$109.56/mo
Harmon County2,65314 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.86$98.27/mo
Harper County3,68818 providers412.08$116.62/mo
Haskell County12,6279 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.11$127.10/mo
Hughes County13,2799 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.79$129.55/mo
Jackson County24,53018 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.12.33$106.53/mo
Jefferson County6,00215 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.49$122.34/mo
Johnston County11,0859 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.90$127.30/mo
Kay County43,53821 providers812.11$112.91/mo
Kingfisher County15,76512 providers311.44$112.49/mo
Kiowa County8,70812 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.52$112.42/mo
Latimer County10,0739 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.17$127.14/mo
Le Flore County49,85314 providers110.97$120.58/mo
Lincoln County34,87718 providers211.37$126.44/mo
Logan County48,01112 providers111.35$128.39/mo
Love County10,25317 providers111.04$127.47/mo
Major County7,62915 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.12$110.50/mo
Marshall County16,93114 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.14$130.88/mo
Mayes County41,10011 providers510.83$118.44/mo
McClain County40,47414 providers111.29$124.09/mo
McCurtain County32,83213 providers211.02$123.93/mo
McIntosh County19,59610 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.20$128.94/mo
Murray County14,0738 providers311.11$133.04/mo
Muskogee County67,99711 providers311.13$122.20/mo
Noble County11,13117 providers211.82$122.77/mo
Nowata County10,07617 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.82$121.88/mo
Okfuskee County11,99313 providers110.88$129.81/mo
Oklahoma County797,43412 providers111.76$130.46/mo
Okmulgee County38,46511 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.16$126.30/mo
Osage County46,96327 providers310.58$122.20/mo
Ottawa County31,12711 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.44$114.35/mo
Pawnee County16,37611 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.06$125.72/mo
Payne County81,78415 providers411.50$128.67/mo
Pittsburg County43,65412 providers110.91$130.47/mo
Pontotoc County38,28411 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.10.94$126.76/mo
Pottawatomie County72,59213 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.48$124.43/mo
Pushmataha County11,09612 providers111.16$125.80/mo
Roger Mills County3,58313 providers312.26$123.34/mo
Rogers County92,45911 providers111.04$123.20/mo
Seminole County24,2589 providers110.98$125.23/mo
Sequoyah County41,56915 providers211.12$123.97/mo
Stephens County43,14318 providers111.48$124.72/mo
Texas County19,9839 providers314.37$139.70/mo
Tillman County7,25017 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.11.31$108.36/mo
Tulsa County651,55217 providers410.75$122.50/mo
Wagoner County81,28913 providers111.09$121.10/mo
Washington County51,52717 providersNo DataIcon representing missing value.9.92$115.62/mo
Washita County10,9169 providers111.55$116.33/mo
Woods County8,79316 providers210.69$126.63/mo
Woodward County20,21115 providers612.08$115.64/mo

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity generation in the state of Oklahoma results in 21,131,180,389.86 kilograms of CO2 equivalent gases. This is the 26th most of any state in the nation. Additionally, the state ranks 21st highest in the country in emissions per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. Approximately 46.73% of Oklahoma’s electricity is produced using Natural Gas. Wind and Coal are the second and third most often used fuel types, respectively, for electricity generation. Wind makes up 31,349,527.64 megawatt hours (38.50%) of electricity generation and Coal accounts for 8,718,326.98 megawatt hours (10.71%) of total generation in the state. Oklahoma has 118 power producing plants within its borders. This is the 30th highest number of plants within a state and the 28th highest number of power plants per citizen in the US.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
46.73%
WIND Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
38.50%
COAL
Coal
Coal
10.71%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
3.51%
BLACK LIQUOUR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Black Liquour
0.32%
OTHER
Other
0.23%

Net Metering

Out of the 89 companies in Oklahoma, 21 of them offer net metering to their customers. The state has poor net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attracitve.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Oklahoma is 3.17%. This includes data from 63 companies, including Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, and Oklahoma Electric Cooperative . With a national average of 2.72%, Oklahoma is ranked as the 30th worst state in the United States.

Solar Taxes And Rebates

Encouraging citizens to consider installing solar panels can be a challenge due to prohibitive installation costs. States can help ease costs by issuing rebates and tax breaks to their citizens. Oklahoma currently offers no state tax credit to consumers who purchase private solar panels at their place of residence. The state offers no rebates to citizens who are installing solar panels. There are currently no property tax exemptions for citizens in Oklahoma. There is currently no sales tax exemption for citizens who install private solar.

State Level Initiatives

Whether a consumer is able to seek out electricity options with renewable fuel types is at least somewhat determined by initiatives at the state level. Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) encourage or require electric providers to generate a certain amount of their electricity from renewable fuel types. The state of Oklahoma currently only has limited or voluntary standards in place for electricity producers to follow. In addition, the state does not have any sort of low income solar programs that encourage the installation of solar panels at low income households.

FAQ: Common Questions About Energy in Oklahoma

What is the average electric bill in Oklahoma?

The Oklahoma average electricity bill is $126 so far in 2021, while the countrywide average is $120.

What is a good electricity rate in Oklahoma?

The average electric rate in Oklahoma is 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour, so anything below this amount is better than most. The lowest priced provider is currently Burlington, Oklahoma Electric Utility, at 6.37 cents per kilowatt hour.

Where does Oklahoma get its electricity?

Oklahoma’s electricity is generated using mainly Natural Gas, which makes up 46.73% of the fuel used in the state.