Electricity Rates in Oregon
Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics
Electricity Companies & Statistics in Oregon
- Population see rank4,237,256
- Total Production see rank62,081,784 MWh / 14.65 MWh per capita
- Total Consumption see rank52,335,400 MWh / 12.35 MWh per capita
- Total Production from Renewable see rank43,810,027 MWh / 10.34 MWh per capita
- CO2 Emissions from Consumption see rank6,791,853,323 kg / 1,602.89 kg per capita
- Total Production from Non-Renewable see rank18,272,479 MWh / 4.31 MWh per capita
Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oregon
Oregon residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.
Historical Electricity Rates:
Oregon Electricity Fuel Mix
Oregon's Electricity Prices and Usage
The average residential electricity rate in Oregon in 2022 is 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour, compared to the national average of 14.46 cents. This ranks Oregon as the 8th lowest priced state in the country using average electricity rate. When shopping for electricity, customers have many options to choose from for their electricity company due to the deregulated electricity market that exists in the state. Consumers in the state consume 84.30% of the electricity that the state's power plants produce its power plants, while the remaining 15.70% produced can be exported or stored. The state generates around 14.65 megawatt hours per person per year from its electricity generating plants, which makes it the 21st largest generator per capita in the nation. The state is ranked 5th in the country for percentage of electricity produced from sustainable fuel types, creating 70.57% of their electricity from these sustainable sources. There has been a 8.73% increase in the amount of electricity produced from solar fields over the course of the last year, which is an increase of 123,195.39 megawatt hours per year.
Residential Electricity Providers in Oregon
|Provider||Service Type||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Portland General Electric||BUNDLED||13.44||110.28||7,937,716||1,066,605,560||10,304,126.78|
|Eugene Water and Electric Board||BUNDLED||11.58||107.84||965,746||111,841,595|
|Central Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||9.14||125.44||520,518||47,550,000|
|Central Lincoln PUD||BUNDLED||9.95||103.73||433,971||43,196,000|
|Springfield Utility Board||BUNDLED||7.23||77.63||367,834||26,595,900|
|Emerald People's Utility District||BUNDLED||10.41||132.05||299,918||31,229,826||17,685|
|Oregon Trail Electric Coop||BUNDLED||10.12||96.85||294,911||29,845,200|
|Midstate Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||9.04||117.22||269,961||24,396,000|
|Consumers Power Inc||BUNDLED||10.76||128.42||257,619||27,707,000|
Commercial Electricity Providers in Oregon
|Provider||Service Type||Commercial Rate (¢)||Commercial Average Bill ($)||Commercial Sales (MWh)||Commercial Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)|
|Portland General Electric||BUNDLED||10.64||533.85||6,481,802||689,553,710||10,304,126.78|
|Eugene Water and Electric Board||BUNDLED||9.18||670.38||786,296||72,168,377|
|Springfield Utility Board||BUNDLED||7.24||375.64||244,309||17,679,000|
|Umatilla Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||6.51||452.05||194,710||12,682,800|
|Oregon Trail Electric Coop||BUNDLED||8.45||294.1||184,635||15,605,900|
|Central Lincoln PUD||BUNDLED||8.72||242.62||179,189||15,626,000|
|McMinnville Water and Light||BUNDLED||6.88||392.82||174,682||12,011,000|
|Midstate Electric Cooperative||BUNDLED||7.48||302.6||127,369||9,532,000|
Power Plants in Oregon
|Plant||City/County||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions/MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
The DallesUS Army Corps of Engineers (100.00%)
|Wasco County||Conventional Hydroelectric||6,744,508|
BonnevilleUS Army Corps of Engineers (100.00%)
|Multnomah County||Conventional Hydroelectric||4,645,424|
Hermiston Power PartnershipCalpine (100.00%)
|Umatilla County||Natural Gas||3,832,634||1,470,694,158.08||383.73|
Carty Generating StationPortland General Electric (100.00%)
|Morrow County||Natural Gas||3,027,317||1,110,338,070.1||366.77|
Hermiston Generating PlantHermiston Generating Co LP (50.00%)PacifiCorp (50.00%)
|Umatilla County||Natural Gas||2,562,799||1,008,264,850.18||393.42|
Port WestwardPortland General Electric (100.00%)
|Columbia County||Natural Gas||2,456,623||911,422,550.36||371.01|
Klamath Cogeneration PlantAvangrid (100.00%)
|Klamath County||Natural Gas||2,264,362.18||882,097,880.16||389.56|
Coyote Springs IIAvista Utilities (100.00%)
Coyote SpringsPortland General Electric (100.00%)
Port Westward Unit 2Portland General Electric (100.00%)
|Columbia County||Natural Gas||825,327||379,632,626.8||459.98|
Oregon generates 29.43% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 4.31 megawatt hours per resident and places Oregon as the 44th highest state for non-renewable generation per capita each year.
Ranking 16th in wind power production in the nation, Oregon has a total yield of 8,853,708.23 megawatt hours from wind turbines.
The state of Oregon is the 28th highest generator of electricity in the country, producing 62,081,784.23 megawatt hours.
Within the past year, there has been a 11.41% decrease in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation in Oregon.
Wind turbines produce 2.09 megawatt hours per year per person for Oregon residents, which is 13th highest in the United States.
Oregon is the 28th highest consumer of electricity with consumption totaling over 52,300,000 megawatt hours.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Residential Rate (¢)||Residential Avg. Electric Bill|
|Hood River County||23,977||6||2||9.65||$104.63/mo|
For electricity generation purposes, the state of Oregon's main fuel is Conventional Hydroelectric, making up 32,225,325.11 megawatt hours, or 51.91% of generation in the state. When combined with Natural Gas (29.38%) and Wind (14.26%), these three fuel types account for 59,318,295.26 megawatt hours (or 95.55%) state electricity generation. Electricity consumption in the state results in the release of 6,791,853,322.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 43rd largest emissions amount in the nation. More importantly, the state averages 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the state, which is a better measurement of the state's emission levels. They rank 50th highest in the United States for emissions per citizen. Oregon has 199 power plants, which is the 13th highest number of power plants in a state and the 16th highest amount of power plants per person in a state.
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FAQ: Common Questions About Electricity in Oregon
How much does electricity cost in Oregon?
The average price per kilowatt hour of electricity in Oregon in 2022 is 11.34 cents.
How many power plants are located within Oregon?
Oregon is home to 199 active electricity plants generating electricity for the state.
Which electricity company is the largest provider in Oregon?
The largest electricity supplier in Oregon by total revenue is Portland General Electric.
What is the cheapest electricity company in Oregon?
|Residential Rate Rank||Provider||Residential Rate (¢)||State Customers|
|1||Northern Wasco PUD||7.07||10,286|
|3||Cascade Locks, Oregon Electric Utility||7.15||934|
|4||Springfield Utility Board||7.23||32,483|
|5||Milton-Freewater, Oregon Electric Utility||7.53||4,373|
|6||McMinnville Water and Light||7.54||16,917|
|7||Columbia River PUD||8.51||16,768|
|8||Hood River Electric Coop||8.52||3,934|
How many electric companies offer service in Oregon?
There are 39 electricity companies serving customers in Oregon.
Does Oregon have a deregulated electricity market?
Oregon has a deregulated electricity market, meaning residents in the state can often choose from an abundance of electricity providers for their electricity needs.
Where does Oregon get its electricity?
Fuel sources used for electricity generation in Oregon include Conventional Hydroelectric (51.91%), Natural Gas (29.38%) and solar (14.26%).
What is the average electric bill in Oregon?
In 2022, Oregon has an average electricity bill of $106, while the US average is $130.
What power companies are in Oregon?
|State Customers Rank||Provider||State Customers|
|1||Portland General Electric||917,915|
|3||Eugene Water and Electric Board||96,597|
|4||Central Lincoln PUD||40,267|
|5||Central Electric Cooperative||35,659|
|6||Springfield Utility Board||32,483|
|7||Oregon Trail Electric Coop||31,398|
|8||Consumers Power Inc||22,811|
|9||Emerald People's Utility District||22,670|