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Electricity In Oklahoma
- 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
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:
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
|Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)||State Emissions (KG)|
|Oklahoma Gas & Electric||13.20||143.07||8,888,491||1,172,983,932||16,479,116.06||22,060,323,587.09|
|Public Service Company of Oklahoma||9.44||101.25||6,252,659||589,990,911||5,947,031||14,074,595,642.36|
|Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||11.28||147.01||843,046||95,110,000||432,731,743.22|
|Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative||10.41||146.46||564,272||58,743,000||231,492,431.41|
|Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||11.51||134.87||509,198||58,592,000||234,076,146.52|
|East Central Oklahoma Electric||11.41||134.05||427,477||48,794,000||180,904,281.19|
|Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative||9.95||132.52||361,547||35,973,500||261,833,997.69|
|Central Rural Electric Cooperative||9.56||154.78||341,316||32,622,000||195,309,028.98|
Power Plants in Oklahoma
|Plant||City/County||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions/MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Oneta Energy CenterArgo Infrastructure Partners (100.00%)
|Mayes County||Natural Gas||4,926,556||1,903,651,501.22||386.41|
NortheasternPublic Service Company of Oklahoma (100.00%)
|Rogers County||Natural Gas||4,574,997||3,175,821,535.01||694.17||Yes|
|Pittsburg County||Natural Gas||4,440,469||1,789,990,083.42||403.11|
Green Country Energy LLCJohn Hancock (50.00%)
|Pryor Creek||Natural Gas||2,611,240||1,306,402,236.82||500.3||Yes|
Oklahoma generates 31,349,527.64 megawatts from wind energy. That is sufficient to rank it 3rd in the US for wind electricity generation.
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.
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.
Consumers living in Oklahoma consume a total of over 63,000,000 megawatt hours for statewide electricity needs.
Regrettably, over the course of the last 12 months, CO2 pollution on account of electricity use in Oklahoma has increased by 1.40%.
Oklahoma currently ranks 39th in the US in megawatt hours generated using solar power sources.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|Le Flore County||49,853||7||2||10.81||$117.93/mo|
|Roger Mills County||3,583||4||2||11.79||$122.01/mo|
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.
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?
|State Customers Rank||Provider||State Customers|
|1||Oklahoma Gas & Electric||799,250|
|2||Public Service Company of Oklahoma||565,208|
|3||Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||59,149|
|5||Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative||39,981|
|6||Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative||37,682|
|7||East Central Oklahoma Electric||34,419|
|8||CKenergy Electric Cooperative||25,684|
|9||Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative||25,135|
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?
|Residential Rate Rank||Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||State Customers|
|1||Burlington, Oklahoma Electric Utility||6.37||76|
|2||Copan Public Works Authority||6.80||396|
|3||Fairview, Oklahoma Electric Utility||7.71||2,126|
|4||Municipal Utility Board Pryor||8.52||4,815|
|6||Tahlequah Public Works Authority||9.01||11,307|
|7||Waynoka, Oklahoma Electric Utility||9.27||885|
|8||Public Service Company of Oklahoma||9.44||565,208|
|9||Central Rural Electric Cooperative||9.56||22,017|