Deschutes County, Oregon Electric Profile

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The usage of renewable fuels for electricity production in Deschutes County rose by 3.96% last year.

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With 197,692 citizens living within the county and 120,393 megawatt hours produced each year, Deschutes County has a per capita production rate of 0.61 megawatt hours. This is the 26 largest megawatt hour per capita amount in Oregon.

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Releasing 344,505,379.71 kilograms of CO2 gases, Deschutes County has the 7th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 36 counties in Oregon.

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Deschutes County ranks 14th highest county in the state out of 36 counties in hydroelectric power generation, generating 28,979 megawatt hours a year from hydroelectric plants.

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Residents of Deschutes County use enough electricity to emit 1,742.64 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, compared to the state average of 1,836.17.

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When calculating by total customers, PacifiCorp is the largest supplier in Deschutes County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,363,439 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.96 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    120,393 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    120,393 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.61 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    344,505,380 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,742.64 kg

Bend, OR Electric Overview

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On average, Bend's residential electricity price is 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.99% below Oregon's average rate of 11.22 cents and 21.61% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. PacifiCorp is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Bend residents consume 2723.70% of the electricity produced within the city limits and the city must import electricity generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up the difference.

Bend’s electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 166,116,308.12 kilograms, which is 8th highest in the state out of 378 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,768.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Bend is the 359th highest polluting city in Oregon. The city has 3 electricity generation plants, which is 2nd most in the state. In Bend, Solar is 57.26% of the fuel types utilized in electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bend

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.101/kWh$164.49/mo.$74.21/mo.
139th10.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bend
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bend Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bend, Oregon

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Bonneville Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.5499.613155,978,917630,388,057

Redmond, OR Electric Overview

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Redmond's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 11.22 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $99.61. This is 5.15% less than the state average of $105.02. PacifiCorp sells 9,997.21 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other suppliers.

On average, Redmond residents emit 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 11th highest polluting city out of 378 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 55,391,771.07 kilograms, the city ranks 20th worst in Oregon for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Redmond

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.101/kWh$164.49/mo.$74.21/mo.
139th10.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Redmond
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Redmond Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Redmond, Oregon

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Bonneville Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.5499.61No DataIcon representing missing value.5,978,917630,388,057

Deschutes River Woods CDP, OR Electric Overview

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Deschutes River Woods CDP's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.99% less than the average state rate of 11.22 cents and 21.61% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. PacifiCorp sells 3,634.58 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The Oregon average monthly residential power bill is $105.02, while the Deschutes River Woods CDP average is 5.15% lower at $99.61 per month. This ranks the city 46th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Around 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 10th highest polluter in Oregon out of 378 cities. A total of 11,097,817.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 93rd worst in Oregon for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Deschutes River Woods CDP must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Deschutes River Woods CDP

Deschutes River Woods CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.101/kWh$164.49/mo.$74.21/mo.
139th10.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Deschutes River Woods CDP
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Deschutes River Woods CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Deschutes River Woods CDP, Oregon

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Bonneville Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.5499.61No DataIcon representing missing value.5,978,917630,388,057

Energy Production in Deschutes County, Oregon

Power Plants in Deschutes County, Oregon

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OSLH, LLCOSLH, LLC (100.00%)
Deschutes County OR Solar 23,841No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bear Creek Solar CenterGCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Bend OR Solar 23,606No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
NorWest Energy 2, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Deschutes County OR Solar 22,885No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Tumbleweed Solar, LLCHeelstone Energy Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Deschutes County OR Solar 21,082No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Siphon Power ProjectCentral Oregon Irrigation Dist (100.00%)
Bend OR Conventional Hydroelectric 17,302No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Juniper Ridge Hydroelectric ProjectCentral Oregon Irrigation Dist (100.00%)
Deschutes County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 11,362No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bend OR Conventional Hydroelectric 315No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Deschutes County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Deschutes County results in the release of 344,505,379.71 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 841st highest in the country out of 3220 counties. The county averages 1,742.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s pollution levels. The top fuel utilized in Deschutes County is Solar, making up 75.93% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Deschutes County is home to 7 power producing plants, which is the 15th highest number of plants within a county in Oregon and the 26th highest amount of power plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.

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75.93%
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24.07%

Deschutes County, Oregon Net Metering

Deschutes County has 4 out of 5 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Oregon has favorable laws for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Deschutes County that report energy loss. Combined, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 5.86% of electricity generated. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Deschutes County a rank of 23rd best in Oregon out of 36 counties.

Providers In Each City in Deschutes County:

  • Bend, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • La Pine, Oregon:
    • Midstate Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Redmond, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Sisters, Oregon:
    • Central Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Deschutes County, Oregon?

By total megawatt hours sold, PacifiCorp is the largest electricity supplier in Deschutes County, Oregon.

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

There are 7 active electricity plants located in Deschutes County, Oregon

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

There are 5 electricity suppliers operating in Deschutes County, Oregon.

Which electricity companies offer service in Deschutes County, Oregon?

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1PacifiCorp15,922
2Central Electric Cooperative10,579
3Midstate Electric Cooperative4,245
4Harney Electric Cooperative7

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16