Klamath County, Oregon Electric Profile

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In the county, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production has fallen by 11.33% during the course of the past 12 months.

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Klamath County is 15th out of 36 counties in the state for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 5.04 megawatt hours per person each year.

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Klamath County generates 2.4 megawatt hours per capita a year from solar energy sources, giving the county a ranking of 6th out of 36 counties in Oregon for this category.

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With 68,238 residents living within the county and 3,368,639.36 megawatt hours produced per year, Klamath County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 49.37 megawatt hours. The city is 477th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the nation.

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Klamath County is PacifiCorp.

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Over the course of the previous year, Klamath County experienced a 3.60% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    815,796 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.96 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,368,639 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    343,716 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,024,923 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    49.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    284,381,405 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,167.49 kg

Klamath Falls, OR Electric Overview

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Klamath Falls has an average residential electricity price of 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.99% less than the average Oregon price of 11.22 cents and 21.61% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. Producing 0.14 megawatt hours per customer living in the city, Klamath Falls ranks as the 25th highest generating city in the state out of 378 cities. Providers in the city have had an increase in production from facilities specializing in solar power of roughly 2,229 megawatt hours, or 266.63%.

In Klamath Falls, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel types utilized for electricity generation. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 1,814.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 38,703,960.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Klamath Falls has 2 electricity producing plants, which is 4th highest in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls 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 Klamath Falls
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Klamath Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Klamath Falls, Oregon

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

Altamont CDP, OR Electric Overview

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Altamont CDP's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.99% below Oregon's average price of 11.22 cents and 21.61% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. PacifiCorp is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Altamont CDP average is 17.16% below at $99.61 per month.

Electricity use in Altamont CDP creates 35,513,383.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 34th most of any city in Oregon. The city also ranks 93rd worst in Oregon in pollution per resident, averaging 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 231,224.73 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Altamont CDP

Altamont 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 Altamont CDP
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Altamont CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Altamont CDP, Oregon

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

Chiloquin, OR Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour for Chiloquin, which is 5.99% less than Oregon's average price of 11.22 cents. This means the city is 139th out of 378 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. With a population of 954 citizens, the city is the 218th largest city in Oregon. PacifiCorp has 21 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers in the city.

Chiloquin has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 1,751,707.15 kilograms, which is 216th highest in the state out of 378 cities. The city averages 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 93rd highest city in Oregon in this category.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chiloquin

Chiloquin 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 Chiloquin
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chiloquin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chiloquin, Oregon

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

Energy Production in Klamath County, Oregon

Power Plants in Klamath County, Oregon

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Klamath Cogeneration PlantAvangrid (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Natural Gas 2,988,655.361,151,330,634.3385.23No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Klamath County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 177,589No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Klamath Expansion ProjectAvangrid (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Natural Gas 36,26822,955,878.4632.95No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
OR Solar 8, LLCHeelstone Energy Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Solar 26,838No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
OR Solar 3, LLCHeelstone Energy Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Solar 25,251No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Chiloquin Solar, LLCHeelstone Energy Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Solar 20,646No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bly Solar CenterGCL New Energy, Inc. (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Solar 20,592No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
OR Solar 5, LLCHeelstone Energy Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Merrill OR Solar 19,781No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Woodline SolarWoodline Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Solar 17,892No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
NorWest Energy 4, LLCNew Energy Solar (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Solar 11,784No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Old Mill SolarOld Mill Solar (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Solar 11,527No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Klamath County OR Solar 6,452No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Oregon University System OIT Klamath FallsMound Solar Owner V LLC (100.00%)
Klamath Falls OR Solar 3,065No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Sprague HydroSprague Hydro LLC (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 2,013No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
C-Drop HydroC-Drop (100.00%)
Klamath County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 286No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Klamath County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Klamath County's primary fuel utilized for electricity generation is Natural Gas. They produce 89.80% of the total production in the county from this fuel type. Conventional Hydroelectric and Solar have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity production. Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 179,888 megawatt hours (5.34%) of electricity generation and Solar makes up 163,828 megawatt hours (4.86%) of total production in the county. For every person in the county there are 4,167.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Total emissions in the county are 284,381,405.4 kilograms, which is the 966th worst total amount of pollution for any county in the nation. Klamath County has 15 power generation plants, which is 95th most in the country and 370th most when considering plants per person in the county.

NATURAL GAS
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Natural Gas
89.80%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
5.34%
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Solar
4.86%

Klamath County, Oregon Net Metering

Klamath County has 3 out of 4 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in Oregon have great net metering laws that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

Klamath County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 5.89% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 1.78%, Klamath County is ranked as the 25th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Klamath County:

  • Bonanza, Oregon:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Chiloquin, Oregon:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Klamath Falls, Oregon:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Malin, Oregon:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Merrill, Oregon:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

Klamath County, Oregon is home to 4 electricity companies operating in the area.

How many power plants are located in Klamath County, Oregon?

There are 15 active power plants in Klamath County, Oregon

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Klamath County, Oregon?

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Klamath County, Oregon?

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1PacifiCorp104,066
2Midstate Electric Cooperative7,287
3Surprise Valley Electric38

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