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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 Electric Rates:

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 residential 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 88 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 output, with over 21,131,180,389.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions 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.

Residential 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 Cooperative11.28147.01843,04695,110,000No 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 Cooperative9.95132.52361,54735,973,500No 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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Coweta Natural Gas 5,076,480.321,951,066,607384.33No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Luther Natural Gas 5,069,0661,975,875,552.84389.79No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Mayes County Natural Gas 4,926,5561,903,651,501.22386.41No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Rogers County Natural Gas 4,574,9973,175,821,535.01694.17YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Pittsburg County Natural Gas 4,440,4691,789,990,083.42403.11No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Green Country Energy LLCJohn Hancock (50.00%)
Jenks Natural Gas 3,819,7011,469,623,778.7384.75No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Noble County Coal 3,423,656.023,766,464,213.551,100.13YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Fort Gibson Coal 3,018,1352,730,230,657.24904.61YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Newcastle Natural Gas 2,657,694990,905,899.76372.84No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pryor Creek 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, CO2 pollution on account of electricity use in Oklahoma has increased by 1.40%.

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Oklahoma currently ranks 39th in the US in megawatt hours generated using solar power sources.

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Adair County22,1942No DataIcon representing missing value.11.49$134.74/mo
Alfalfa County5,7024No DataIcon representing missing value.11.10$152.55/mo
Atoka County13,7585No DataIcon representing missing value.10.32$122.78/mo
Beaver County5,3112313.12$124.84/mo
Beckham County21,8594No DataIcon representing missing value.11.49$119.44/mo
Blaine County9,4298No DataIcon representing missing value.11.96$111.83/mo
Bryan County47,9953111.94$140.13/mo
Caddo County28,7625910.68$114.25/mo
Canadian County148,3064312.47$131.29/mo
Carter County48,1116No DataIcon representing missing value.11.79$131.74/mo
Cherokee County48,6577110.23$104.75/mo
Choctaw County14,6724111.01$125.25/mo
Cimarron County2,1372No DataIcon representing missing value.17.14$169.00/mo
Cleveland County284,0144111.99$128.60/mo
Coal County5,4955No DataIcon representing missing value.10.32$128.26/mo
Comanche County120,7494310.71$125.72/mo
Cotton County5,6664No DataIcon representing missing value.10.48$120.68/mo
Craig County14,1425No DataIcon representing missing value.10.47$118.57/mo
Creek County71,5228No DataIcon representing missing value.11.09$127.94/mo
Custer County29,0034111.17$117.12/mo
Delaware County43,0093No DataIcon representing missing value.10.47$118.06/mo
Dewey County4,8917511.69$120.63/mo
Ellis County3,8593113.61$132.68/mo
Garfield County61,0565612.41$132.59/mo
Garvin County27,7115No DataIcon representing missing value.12.03$140.69/mo
Grady County55,8346510.65$123.19/mo
Grant County4,3334212.86$134.45/mo
Greer County5,7126111.37$100.18/mo
Harmon County2,6533No DataIcon representing missing value.9.44$101.25/mo
Harper County3,6882513.01$114.63/mo
Haskell County12,6275110.68$122.58/mo
Hughes County13,2797No DataIcon representing missing value.10.21$124.08/mo
Jackson County24,5307No DataIcon representing missing value.11.46$95.43/mo
Jefferson County6,0027No DataIcon representing missing value.11.16$121.68/mo
Johnston County11,0857110.99$128.86/mo
Kay County43,5388912.18$106.82/mo
Kingfisher County15,7653312.08$127.09/mo
Kiowa County8,7084No DataIcon representing missing value.11.24$118.21/mo
Latimer County10,0734No DataIcon representing missing value.10.36$114.26/mo
Le Flore County49,8537210.81$117.93/mo
Lincoln County34,8776No DataIcon representing missing value.11.77$129.95/mo
Logan County48,0115211.41$134.62/mo
Love County10,2533111.26$125.19/mo
Major County7,6295No DataIcon representing missing value.10.92$104.25/mo
Marshall County16,9313No DataIcon representing missing value.11.74$129.57/mo
Mayes County41,1005510.47$118.80/mo
McClain County40,4747111.01$128.21/mo
McCurtain County32,8323211.11$126.01/mo
McIntosh County19,5967No DataIcon representing missing value.10.90$123.80/mo
Murray County14,0735311.85$141.78/mo
Muskogee County67,9976212.29$139.01/mo
Noble County11,1315212.35$140.16/mo
Nowata County10,0765No DataIcon representing missing value.10.45$127.52/mo
Okfuskee County11,9936110.46$120.51/mo
Oklahoma County797,4347411.73$134.95/mo
Okmulgee County38,4655No DataIcon representing missing value.10.96$122.54/mo
Osage County46,9635210.11$123.03/mo
Ottawa County31,1274No DataIcon representing missing value.10.47$117.80/mo
Pawnee County16,3765No DataIcon representing missing value.11.43$145.90/mo
Payne County81,7846311.66$131.42/mo
Pittsburg County43,6548110.39$117.05/mo
Pontotoc County38,2845No DataIcon representing missing value.11.05$132.01/mo
Pottawatomie County72,5924No DataIcon representing missing value.11.56$125.06/mo
Pushmataha County11,0963111.11$126.01/mo
Roger Mills County3,5834211.79$122.01/mo
Rogers County92,4596111.24$124.82/mo
Seminole County24,2583111.58$137.80/mo
Sequoyah County41,5693112.21$142.35/mo
Stephens County43,1438111.43$126.36/mo
Texas County19,9831512.90$124.13/mo
Tillman County7,2505No DataIcon representing missing value.10.64$110.53/mo
Tulsa County651,5528510.56$122.97/mo
Wagoner County81,2898210.50$111.71/mo
Washington County51,5275No DataIcon representing missing value.8.88$108.39/mo
Washita County10,9164211.27$118.00/mo
Woods County8,7934210.80$92.33/mo
Woodward County20,2115413.26$115.37/mo

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in the state of Oklahoma results in 21,131,180,389.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 26th most of any state in the country. The state averages 5,340.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the state, which is a better measurement of the state’s emission levels. They rank 21st highest in the nation for emissions per capita. The state has 115 electricity plants within the state. This is the 27th highest number of plants within a single state and the 26th highest number of plants per capita in the United States. In Oklahoma, Natural Gas makes up 46.73% of the fuel sources used for electricity production. Other fuel types used include Wind at 38.50% and Coal at 10.71% of generation.

NATURAL GAS
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Natural Gas
46.73%
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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%

Oklahoma Net Metering

Out of the 88 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 attractive.

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 a good electricity rate in Oklahoma?

The average rate per kilowatt hour of electricity in Oklahoma in 2021 is 11.49 cents.

Where does Oklahoma get its electricity?

Oklahoma’s electricity is produced using mainly Natural Gas, which accounts for 46.73% of the fuel used in the state. The second and third most used fuel sources are Wind and Coal, which account for 38.50% and 10.71% of total production respectively.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Oklahoma?

By total revenue, Oklahoma Gas & Electric is the largest electricity supplier in Oklahoma.

What power companies offer service in Oklahoma?

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1Oklahoma Gas & Electric799,250
2Public Service Company of Oklahoma565,208
3Oklahoma Electric Cooperative59,149
4Edmond Electric41,098
5Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative39,981
6Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative37,682
7East Central Oklahoma Electric34,419
8CKenergy Electric Cooperative25,684
9Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative25,135
10Lake Region24,769

What is the average electric bill in Oklahoma?

The average electric bill in Oklahoma in 2021 is $126 while the countrywide average is $120.

Does Oklahoma have a deregulated electricity market?

Oklahoma has a regulated electricity market, rather than a deregulated market. This means that consumers in the state usually have only one or two electricity supplier choices to choose from due to state legislation.

How many power plants are located within Oklahoma?

There are 115 active power plants in Oklahoma

How many electric companies offer service in Oklahoma?

There are 88 electricity providers operating in Oklahoma.

What is the cheapest electricity company in Oklahoma?

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1Burlington, Oklahoma Electric Utility6.3776
2Copan Public Works Authority6.80396
3Fairview, Oklahoma Electric Utility7.712,126
4Municipal Utility Board Pryor8.524,815
5Lindsay Electric8.711,499
6Tahlequah Public Works Authority9.0111,307
7Waynoka, Oklahoma Electric Utility9.27885
8Public Service Company of Oklahoma9.44565,208
9Central Rural Electric Cooperative9.5622,017
10Alfalfa Electric9.677,652

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-14