Benton County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Benton County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Benton County uses non-renewable fuel types to produce 0.43 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 6th highest county in Oregon for non-renewable production per capita.

With 95,184 citizens living within the county and 84,546 megawatt hours produced each year, Benton County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 0.89 megawatt hours. The city ranks 1444th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the United States.

With 1,578 megawatt hours generated from solar, Benton County ranks 19th in Oregon out of 36 counties for solar power electricity generation.

With a population of 95,184 citizens, Benton County is the 640th largest county by population in the country.

Benton County has the 24th highest electricity generation in the state out of 36 counties, generating 84,546 megawatt hours.

Consumers in the county use 1390.53% of the electricity that the county generates.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,175,641 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    84,546 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    44,025 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    40,521 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.89 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    174,196,758 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,830.11 kg

Corvallis, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in Corvallis are paying a residential electricity rate of 10.25 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 9.54% lower than the state's average rate of 11.34 cents. Production from non-renewable fuels accounts for 0.68 megawatt hours per capita in the city There is 1726.49% more electricity consumed in Corvallis than is generated, eliciting the need to import from nearby cities and counties.

Corvallis' electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 99,734,674.45 kilograms, which is 10th largest amount in Oregon out of 427 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 1,664.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Corvallis as the 4th highest polluting city in the state. Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in Corvallis. Corvallis has one power producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Corvallis

Corvallis residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.097/kWh$164.49/mo.$70.63/mo.
269th10.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Corvallis
190th$100.86Average residential monthly electricity bill for Corvallis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Corvallis, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers Power IncBUNDLED10.76128.42257,61927,707,000
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446

Zips with electric coverage in Corvallis, Oregon include: 97330, 97333, 97331

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Philomath, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in Philomath are paying a residential electricity rate of 10.23 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 9.71% lower than the state's average rate of 11.34 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $99.75 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86. Consumers in Philomath have a 5.50% reduction compared to the rest of the United States. With an estimated 57 total residential customers, PacifiCorp is the largest supplier in the city.

Philomath's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 8,575,459.04 kilograms, which is 99th largest amount in Oregon out of 427 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Philomath as the 317th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Philomath

Philomath residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.097/kWh$164.49/mo.$70.63/mo.
267th10.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Philomath
182nd$99.75Average residential monthly electricity bill for Philomath Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Philomath, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers Power IncBUNDLED10.76128.42257,61927,707,000
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446

Adair Village, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living in Adair Village are paying a residential electricity rate of 10.76 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 5.12% lower than the state's average rate of 11.34 cents. Adair Village has 994 residents, resulting in it being the 226th largest city in Oregon. Consumers Power Inc is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on residential customer count.

Adair Village's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 1,593,272.2 kilograms, which is 224th largest amount in Oregon out of 427 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the city, which is 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Adair Village as the 317th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Adair Village

Adair Village residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.108/kWh$0.097/kWh$128.42/mo.$113.25/mo.
298th10.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Adair Village
399th$128.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Adair Village Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Adair Village, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Consumers Power IncBUNDLED10.76128.42257,61927,707,000

Electricity Production in Benton County, Oregon

Power Plants in Benton County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Benton County OR Landfill Gas 42,44723,654,359.6557.27
Oregon State University Energy CenterOregon State University (100.00%)
Corvallis OR Natural Gas 40,5218,944,960.92220.75
Oregon University System Rabbit FieldMound Solar Owner VII, LLC (100.00%)
Benton County OR Solar 1,578

Benton County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Benton County has roughly 50.21% of its electricity produced by Landfill Gas. Natural Gas and Solar make up the next highest amounts at 40,521 megawatt hours (47.93%) and 1,578 megawatt hours (1.87%), respectively. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 174,196,758.12 kilograms, which is 12th largest emissions amount in Oregon out of 36 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the county, which amounts to 1,830.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks the county as the 7th highest polluting county in the state. Benton County has 3 electricity generation plants, which is 740th most in the country.

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
50.21%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
47.93%
SOLAR
Solar
1.87%

Benton County, Oregon Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity providers in Benton County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Many net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Oregon has some of the best regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Benton County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 6.23% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average is 2.76%, meaning Benton County ranks 2561st best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Benton County, Oregon

Providers In Each City in Benton County:

  • Adair Village, Oregon:
    • Consumers Power Inc: 100.00%
  • Corvallis, Oregon:
    • Consumers Power Inc: 15.87%
    • PacifiCorp: 84.13%
  • Monroe, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 96.06%
    • Consumers Power Inc: 3.94%
  • Philomath, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 87.52%
    • Consumers Power Inc: 12.48%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Benton County, Oregon?

Benton County, Oregon has 2 electricity providers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Benton County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Consumers Power Inc4,257
2PacifiCorp3,329

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Benton County, Oregon?

By total megawatt hours sold, Consumers Power Inc is the largest electricity supplier in Benton County, Oregon.

How many power plants are located within Benton County, Oregon?

There are 3 power plants in Benton County, Oregon

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27