Electricity Rates in Oklahoma
Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics
Electricity Companies & Statistics in Oklahoma
- Population see rank3,986,639
- Total Production see rank86,170,232 MWh / 21.61 MWh per capita
- Total Consumption see rank69,225,315 MWh / 17.36 MWh per capita
- Total Production from Renewable see rank40,713,534 MWh / 10.21 MWh per capita
- CO2 Emissions from Consumption see rank20,711,091,578 kg / 5,195.13 kg per capita
- Total Production from Non-Renewable see rank45,456,697 MWh / 11.4 MWh per capita
Average 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:
Oklahoma Electricity Fuel Mix
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 12.66 cents per kilowatt hour compared to the United States average rate of 15.34 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. Thankfully, in the past 12 months, coal usage for the purpose of electricity production in the state has decreased by 26.37%. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $137.45, while the Oklahoma average is $144.21 per month. Oklahoma ranks 38th in the nation for best average monthly bill total. Oklahoma Gas & Electric is the largest provider in the state based on megawatt hours sold. Around 19.66% of the megawatt hours produced in the state are exported or stored while 80.34% of it is actively consumed by its citizens.
Residential Electricity Providers in Oklahoma
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Oklahoma Gas & Electric||BUNDLED||12.70||144.31||9,502,003||1,206,301,712||13,275,806.09|
|Public Service Company of Oklahoma||BUNDLED||12.46||138.95||6,578,097||819,669,904||8,052,216.02|
|Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||13.10||174.77||902,694||118,248,000|
|Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||10.07||149.14||610,730||61,477,000|
|Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||11.32||137.48||539,760||61,078,000|
|East Central Oklahoma Electric||BUNDLED||10.63||120.48||431,081||45,825,000|
|Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||11.06||142.07||358,470||39,636,700|
|Central Rural Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||10.70||163.88||335,485||35,908,900|
Commercial Electricity Providers in Oklahoma
|Provider||Service Type||Commercial Rate (¢)||Commercial Average Bill ($)||Commercial Sales (MWh)||Commercial Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Oklahoma Gas & Electric||BUNDLED||10.19||777.22||10,158,407||1,034,655,086||13,275,806.09|
|Public Service Company of Oklahoma||BUNDLED||9.31||661.69||6,398,887||595,937,555||8,052,216.02|
|Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||12.33||599.22||316,047||38,956,000|
|Cimarron Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||11.59||658||280,115||32,460,700|
|Tri-County Electric Cooperative (Oklahoma)||BUNDLED||14.45||323.23||255,529||36,925,400|
|Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||10.15||422.3||202,671||20,564,000|
|Central Rural Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||10.49||380.74||199,741||20,948,400|
|People's Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||14.68||281.87||190,119||27,915,300|
|CKenergy Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||13.26||456.07||187,867||24,918,000|
Power Plants in Oklahoma
|Plant||City/County||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions/MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
|Mayes County||Natural Gas||5,345,773||2,082,467,415.42||389.55|
Kiamichi Energy FacilityITOCHU (17.32%)Tenaska (65.35%)
|Pittsburg County||Natural Gas||4,849,519||1,956,572,749.32||403.46|
NortheasternPublic Service Company of Oklahoma (100.00%)
Oneta Energy CenterArgo Infrastructure Partners (100.00%)
|Mayes County||Natural Gas||3,238,167||2,260,079,909.61||697.95|
Green Country Energy LLCJohn Hancock (50.00%)
Traverse Wind Project, LLCInvenergy (100.00%)
McClain Energy FacilityOklahoma Municipal Power Authority (23.00%)Oklahoma Gas & Electric (77.00%)
Throughout the last year, the state of Oklahoma has seen a -1,546,855,848.77 kilogram (5.66%) decrease in CO2 pollution from electricity consumption.
Averaging production of 21.61 megawatt hours per Oklahoma resident a year, Oklahoma ranks 9th in production per capita in the US.
With 9.72% of Oklahoma 's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the state ranks 29th in the US in total megawatt hours generated from coal.
Roughly 8,372,772.06 megawatt hours of electricity in Oklahoma are generated each year using natural gas. This is 2.1 megawatt hours per customer in the state per year.
The use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production in Oklahoma increased by 13.62% last year.
Oklahoma produces 37,880,396.05 megawatts from wind energy. That is enough to rank the state 3rd in the country for wind power electricity production.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|Le Flore County||48,436||8||2||12.34||$139.06/mo|
|Roger Mills County||3,477||4||3||14.19||$153.41/mo|
Oklahoma citizens average 5,195.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 20th worst in the United States in this category. Total emissions from electricity consumption in the state is 20,711,091,577.64 kilograms each year, which is the 26th worst total amount of emissions for all states. Wind makes up 43.96% 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 37,067,345.59 megawatt hours (43.02%) of electricity generation and Coal makes up 8,372,772.06 megawatt hours (9.72%) of total production in the state. Oklahoma has the 29th most electricity plants of any state in the country, with 128 total power plants. This translates to the 29th most power plants per citizen in the United States.
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FAQ: Common Questions About Electricity in Oklahoma
What is a good electricity rate in Oklahoma?
A good electricity rate in Oklahoma would be somewhere below the state average of 12.66 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 3.64 cents per kilowatt hour up to 21.11 cents per kilowatt hour.
Where does Oklahoma get its electricity?
The main fuel types used for electricity production in Oklahoma are Wind (43.96%), Natural Gas (43.02%) and Coal (9.72%).
What is the average electric bill in Oklahoma?
In 2023, Oklahoma has an average electricity bill of $144.
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||3.64||400|
|2||Burlington, Oklahoma Electric Utility||5.76||76|
|3||Anadarko, Oklahoma Electric Department||8.25||2,322|
|4||City of Cushing Electric||8.30||4,390|
|5||Geary, Oklahoma Electric Utility||8.66||532|
|8||Manitou, Oklahoma Electric Utility||9.53||82|
|10||Municipal Utility Board Pryor||9.83||4,839|
How many power plants are within Oklahoma?
Oklahoma is home to 128 active power plants producing electricity for the state.
What power companies are in Oklahoma?
|State Customers Rank||Provider||State Customers|
|1||Oklahoma Gas & Electric||816,416|
|2||Public Service Company of Oklahoma||573,042|
|3||Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||61,927|
|5||Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||41,092|
|6||Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative||38,599|
|7||East Central Oklahoma Electric||35,962|
|8||CKenergy Electric Cooperative||26,406|
|9||Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative||26,002|
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.