Electricity in Oklahoma
Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics
Electricity Coverage & Statistics in Oklahoma
- Population see rank3,959,353
- Total Production see rank80,564,124 MWh / 20.35 MWh per capita
- Total Consumption see rank65,445,740 MWh / 16.53 MWh per capita
- Total Production from Renewable see rank36,414,985 MWh / 9.2 MWh per capita
- CO2 Emissions from Consumption see rank21,586,146,459 kg / 5,451.94 kg per capita
- Total Production from Non-Renewable see rank44,149,139 MWh / 11.15 MWh per capita
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oklahoma
Oklahoma residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.
Historical Electricity Rates:
Energy Profile of Oklahoma
Oklahoma's Electricity Prices and Usage
Citizens in Oklahoma enjoy a lower residential electricity rate than most people around the country, with an average state electricity rate of 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour compared to the United States average rate of 13.99 cents. There are over 90 electric vendors that call the state home, but because of the electricity market regulations in place citizens often have only one or two provider choices determined by their location. Oklahoma has made improvements with a 11.81% increase throughout the previous year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation. The state is ranked 10th in the country for percentage of electricity produced from renewable fuels, creating 45.20% of their electricity from these sustainable sources. With annual generation of 80,564,124.42 megawatt hours, the state of Oklahoma is the 19th largest generator of electricity in the nation. Oklahoma Gas & Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the state based on total residential customers.
Residential Electricity Providers in Oklahoma
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Oklahoma Gas & Electric||BUNDLED||10.55||112.58||8,837,892||932,739,092||15,653,255.56|
|Public Service Company of Oklahoma||BUNDLED||10.93||116.03||6,223,603||680,456,427||6,006,292|
|Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||12.47||156.81||832,015||103,784,000|
|Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||10.40||143.61||562,548||58,489,000|
|Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||11.52||131.66||501,830||57,829,000|
|East Central Oklahoma Electric||BUNDLED||11.39||126.35||412,542||46,993,000|
|Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||10.20||130.7||351,717||35,880,100|
|Central Rural Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||10.30||154.46||321,079||33,078,400|
Power Plants in Oklahoma
|Plant||City/County||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions/MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
NortheasternPublic Service Company of Oklahoma (100.00%)
|Rogers County||Natural Gas||4,809,839||3,467,856,664.59||720.99||Yes|
|Mayes County||Natural Gas||4,522,255||1,766,143,699.04||390.54|
|Pittsburg County||Natural Gas||4,209,584||1,705,262,177.5||405.09|
Oneta Energy CenterArgo Infrastructure Partners (100.00%)
Green Country Energy LLCJohn Hancock (50.00%)
|Mayes County||Natural Gas||3,009,932||2,249,276,585.62||747.28||Yes|
Carbon dioxide pollution on account of electricity consumption rose by 4.79% year over year in the state of Oklahoma over the course of the previous year.
Oklahoma generates 85,586.82 megawatt hours from solar energy, ranking it 40th in the nation for total megawatt hours generated using solar power sources.
Within the previous 12 months, Oklahoma saw a 4.73% increase in CO2 emissions per capita.
11,242,917.57 megawatt hours are generated from coal in the state of Oklahoma. With 3,959,353 citizens, this is 2.84 megawatt hours per person.
The use of non-renewable fuels in electricity production in Oklahoma has dropped by 11.22% over the past 12 months.
Oklahoma is 8th in the US for electricity consumption per capita, with citizens consuming 16.53 megawatt hours per year per person.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|Le Flore County||48,129||8||1||11.17||$119.90/mo|
|Roger Mills County||3,442||4||1||12.86||$132.23/mo|
Oklahoma citizens average 5,451.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 21st worst in the United States in this category. Total emissions from electricity consumption in the state is 21,586,146,459.19 kilograms each year, which is the 25th worst total amount of emissions for all states. Wind makes up 41.44% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the state of Oklahoma. Natural Gas and Coal are the second and third most used fuels for electricity generation. Natural Gas makes up 32,871,822.56 megawatt hours (40.80%) of electricity generation and Coal makes up 11,242,917.57 megawatt hours (13.96%) of total production in the state. Oklahoma has the 10th most electricity plants of any state in the country, with 60 total power plants. This translates to the 11th most power plants per citizen in the United States.
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FAQ: Common Questions About Energy in Oklahoma
What is a good electricity rate in Oklahoma?
A good electricity rate in Oklahoma would be somewhere below the state average of 11.15 cents per kilowatt hour. Anything below that amount would be better than most other rates in the state. Currently, the varying rates in the state range from 4.33 cents per kilowatt hour up to 23.14 cents per kilowatt hour.
Where does Oklahoma get its electricity?
The main fuel types used for electricity production in Oklahoma are Wind (41.44%), Natural Gas (40.80%) and Coal (13.96%).
What is the average electric bill in Oklahoma?
In 2022, Oklahoma has an average electricity bill of $120.
How many electric companies offer service in Oklahoma?
There are 87 electricity companies offering service in Oklahoma.
What electricity company is the largest supplier in Oklahoma?
The largest electricity company in Oklahoma by total customer count is Oklahoma Gas & Electric.
What is the cheapest electricity company in Oklahoma?
|Residential Rate Rank||Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||State Customers|
|1||Copan Public Works Authority||4.33||398|
|2||Burlington, Oklahoma Electric Utility||5.76||76|
|4||City of Cushing Electric||8.72||3,979|
|5||Municipal Utility Board Pryor||9.07||4,820|
|6||Tahlequah Public Works Authority||9.14||11,002|
|7||Fairview, Oklahoma Electric Utility||9.15||1,619|
|10||Spiro, Oklahoma Electric Utility||10.03||1,068|
How many power plants are within Oklahoma?
Oklahoma is home to 60 active power plants producing electricity for the state.
What power companies are in Oklahoma?
|State Customers Rank||Provider||State Customers|
|1||Oklahoma Gas & Electric||808,700|
|2||Public Service Company of Oklahoma||569,575|
|3||Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||60,574|
|5||Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||40,547|
|6||Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative||38,163|
|7||East Central Oklahoma Electric||35,098|
|8||CKenergy Electric Cooperative||25,967|
|9||Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative||25,441|
Does Oklahoma have a deregulated electricity market?
No, the state has a regulated market, where residents' electricity company options are often determined by their location or state legislation.