Clatsop County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Clatsop County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has decreased by 11.02% over the course of the previous 12 months in Clatsop County.

The use of non-renewable fuel sources in electricity production in Clatsop County has declined by 23.44% over the course of the last 12 months.

During the course of the previous 12 months, Clatsop County had a 11.58% decline in CO2 emissions per capita.

Clatsop County generates 2.36 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Clatsop County the 17th highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in Oregon out of 36 counties.

Clatsop County is 906th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours produced from renewable energy, with 96,875.42 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

Citizens of Clatsop County consume enough electricity to emit 2,193.08 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, which is the 2503rd highest amount of pollution from electric use for a county in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    507,290 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    132,272 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    96,875 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    35,397 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.22 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    90,074,247 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,193.08 kg

Astoria, OR Electricity Overview

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Astoria has an average residential electricity rate of 10.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.37% lower than the state's average rate of 11.34 cents and 29.74% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PacifiCorp. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $95.66 per month.

Coming in as the 66th worst ranked city out of 427 cities in the state, Astoria emits 16,319,018.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Astoria as the 40th highest polluting city in Oregon. Within Astoria, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Astoria

Astoria 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.
137th10.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Astoria
13th$95.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for Astoria Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Astoria, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446

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Seaside, OR Electricity Overview

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Seaside has an average residential electricity rate of 10.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.37% lower than the state's average rate of 11.34 cents and 29.74% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PacifiCorp. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $95.66 per month.

Coming in as the 87th worst ranked city out of 427 cities in the state, Seaside emits 11,404,559.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Seaside as the 40th highest polluting city in Oregon. Within Seaside, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Seaside

Seaside 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.
137th10.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Seaside
13th$95.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for Seaside Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Seaside, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446

Warrenton, OR Electricity Overview

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Warrenton has an average residential electricity rate of 10.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.37% lower than the state's average rate of 11.34 cents and 29.74% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PacifiCorp. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $95.66 per month.

Coming in as the 93rd worst ranked city out of 427 cities in the state, Warrenton emits 10,061,337.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Warrenton as the 317th highest polluting city in Oregon. Within Warrenton, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Warrenton

Warrenton 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.
137th10.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Warrenton
13th$95.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for Warrenton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Warrenton, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446

Zips with electric coverage in Warrenton, Oregon include: 97103, 97146, 97121

Electricity Production in Clatsop County, Oregon

Power Plants in Clatsop County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Georgia-Pacific Wauna MillGeorgia-Pacific Consumer Operations LLC-Wauna (100.00%)
Clatsop County OR Black Liquour 132,27241,406,034.72313.04

Clatsop County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity generation purposes, Clatsop County's primary fuel is Black Liquour, making up 77,268.14 megawatt hours, or 58.42% of production in the county. Natural Gas and Other Biomass Solids are the second and third most used fuel types, respectively, for electricity generation. Natural Gas is used to make 26.76% of electricity generation and Other Biomass Solids makes up 14.82% of total generation in the county. The county has the 1871st largest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the United States, emitting 90,074,247.42 kilograms. The county also ranks 2503rd worst in emissions per capita, averaging 2,193.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two metrics. Clatsop County is home to one electricity producing plant.

BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
58.42%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
26.76%
OTHER BIOMASS SOLIDS
Other Biomass Solids
Other Biomass Solids
14.82%

Clatsop County, Oregon Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Clatsop County offering electricity. Of those 4, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Oregon has highly favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Clatsop County is 4.35%. This includes data from 3 providers, including PacifiCorp, Clatskanie PUD, and Tillamook PUD. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 1.78%, resulting in a rank of 1326th best in the United States and a state rank of 6th best out of 3221 and 36 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Clatsop County:

  • Astoria, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Cannon Beach, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Gearhart, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Seaside, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Warrenton, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Clatsop County, Oregon?

By total revenue, PacifiCorp is the largest electricity provider in Clatsop County, Oregon.

How many power plants are in Clatsop County, Oregon?

Clatsop County, Oregon is home to one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

There are 4 electricity providers serving consumers in Clatsop County, Oregon.

What electricity companies offer service in Clatsop County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1PacifiCorp14,722
2West Oregon Electric Cooperative1,739
3Clatskanie PUD496
4Tillamook PUD249

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-12