Lane County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lane County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Lane County is ranked 883rd in the country out of 3221 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 1.53 megawatt hours per person per year.

At an average residential rate of 11.49 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Lane County benefit from a 20.57% discount from the national average.

Lane County released 588,201,644.51 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which ranks it as the 5th highest polluting county in Oregon.

Lane County is the 4th largest county in the state, with 382,971 residents residing within its borders.

Lane County is the 19th highest polluting county in Oregon when considering emissions per person. The county emits 1,535.89 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

Lane County is ranked as the 186th highest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the United States with 4,730,169.83 megawatt hours being used by residents for their electricity needs.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,730,170 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    607,042 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    586,226 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    20,816 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.59 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    588,201,645 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,535.89 kg

Eugene, OR Electricity Overview

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Eugene's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.58 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 2.18% more than the state's average price of 11.34 cents. The city is ranked 15th in the state in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 584.99 megawatt hours generated. Generating 0 megawatt hours per capita living in the city, Eugene ranks as the 14th highest producer per capita in the state out of 427 cities.

There is one power producing plant in Eugene. The city emits 1,604.5 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 6th highest polluting city out of 427 cities in Oregon based on emissions per capita. A total of 283,442,043.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. In Eugene, Natural Gas makes up 66.16% of the fuel types used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eugene

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.105/kWh$181.18/mo.$71.95/mo.
320th11.58¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Eugene
257th$108.55Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eugene Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eugene, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Eugene Water and Electric BoardBUNDLED11.58107.84965,746111,841,595
Lane Electric CooperativeBUNDLED11.70155.17187,71921,953,900

Zips with electric coverage in Eugene, Oregon include: 97402, 97401, 97405, 97404, 97403, 97408

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Springfield, OR Electricity Overview

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Springfield's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 7.45 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 34.27% less than the state's average price of 11.34 cents. The city generates 20,230.56 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas as the fuel source, ranking them the 3rd ranked city in Oregon for total electricity production from natural gas out of 427 cities. Production from non-renewable fuels amounts to 0.33 megawatt hours per citizen in the city.

There is one power producing plant in Springfield. The city emits 2,027.14 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 2nd highest polluting city out of 427 cities in Oregon based on emissions per capita. A total of 125,380,446.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year. In Springfield, Black Liquour makes up 78.71% of the fuel types used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Springfield

Springfield residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.125/kWh$0.100/kWh$194.42/mo.$77.15/mo.
5th7.45¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Springfield
2nd$79.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Springfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Springfield, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Emerald People's Utility DistrictBUNDLED10.41132.05299,91831,229,826
Eugene Water and Electric BoardBUNDLED11.58107.84965,746111,841,595
Springfield Utility BoardBUNDLED7.2377.63367,83426,595,900

Zips with electric coverage in Springfield, Oregon include: 97405, 97478, 97477, 97403, 97408

Santa Clara CDP, OR Electricity Overview

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Santa Clara CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 11.46 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 1.06% more than the state's average price of 11.34 cents. Eugene Water and Electric Board has an estimated 1,782 residential customers, more than all other electricity providers in the city.

Electricity providers suppliers who provide service in Santa Clara CDP must rely on electricity produced in neighboring towns and rural areas, because zero power generation occurs within the city. Emitting 18,014,875.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the city ranks 55th worst out of 427 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. This total equates to 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 7th highest in the state for pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Santa Clara CDP

Santa Clara CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.104/kWh$186.42/mo.$74.69/mo.
318th11.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Santa Clara CDP
341st$110.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Santa Clara CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Santa Clara CDP, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Emerald People's Utility DistrictBUNDLED10.41132.05299,91831,229,826
Eugene Water and Electric BoardBUNDLED11.58107.84965,746111,841,595

Zips with electric coverage in Santa Clara CDP, Oregon include: 97402, 97404, 97448

Electricity Production in Lane County, Oregon

Power Plants in Lane County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lane County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 197,115
Lane County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 103,336
IP Springfield OregonEugene Water & Electric Board (100.00%)
Springfield OR Black Liquour 95,01738,571,005.18405.94
Lane County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 80,211
Lane County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 56,530
WaltervilleEugene Water & Electric Board (100.00%)
Lane County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 51,100
Lane County OR Landfill Gas 17,68514,188,502.23802.29
Dorena Hydro-Electric FacilityDorena Hydro, LLC (100.00%)
Lane County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 5,463
Univ of Oregon Central Power StationUniversity of Oregon (100.00%)
Eugene OR Natural Gas 584.99361,111.86617.3

Lane County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Lane County, Conventional Hydroelectric is 81.34% of the fuel types used in electricity production. Adding Conventional Hydroelectric totals to Black Liquour (12.32%) and Natural Gas (3.40%), these three fuel types account for 589,159.03 megawatt hours (or 97.05%) electricity generation in the county. The county emits 1,535.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 19th highest polluting county out of 36 counties in the state and 2678th out of 3221 counties nationally. With total emissions of 588,201,644.51 kilograms, the county ranks 5th highest in Oregon and 555th in the US for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a county's pollution levels. Lane County has the 210th highest power generation plants of any county in the country, with 9 total power plants.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
81.34%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
Black Liquour
12.32%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
3.40%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
2.91%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%

Lane County, Oregon Net Metering

About 100.00% of the electricity companies in Lane County offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Oregon has favorable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 7 companies in Lane County that report energy loss. Combined, these 7 providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.77% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.76%, meaning Lane County ranks 1681st best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lane County:

  • Coburg, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 90.13%
    • Emerald People's Utility District: 9.87%
  • Cottage Grove, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 84.42%
    • Emerald People's Utility District: 15.58%
  • Creswell, Oregon:
    • Emerald People's Utility District: 10.18%
    • PacifiCorp: 89.82%
  • Dunes City, Oregon:
    • Central Lincoln PUD: 100.00%
  • Eugene, Oregon:
    • Lane Electric Cooperative: 1.50%
    • Eugene Water and Electric Board: 98.50%
  • Florence, Oregon:
    • Central Lincoln PUD: 100.00%
  • Junction City, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 64.13%
    • Emerald People's Utility District: 22.37%
    • Blachly-Lane County Cooperative Electric Association: 13.50%
  • Lowell, Oregon:
    • Lane Electric Cooperative: 1.30%
    • Emerald People's Utility District: 98.70%
  • Oakridge, Oregon:
    • Lane Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Springfield, Oregon:
    • Emerald People's Utility District: 0.74%
    • City of Truth or Consequences Utility: 49.92%
    • Eugene Water and Electric Board: 2.00%
    • Springfield Utility Board: 47.33%
  • Veneta, Oregon:
    • Emerald People's Utility District: 48.82%
    • Lane Electric Cooperative: 27.87%
    • PacifiCorp: 23.31%
  • Westfir, Oregon:
    • Lane Electric Cooperative: 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 supplier in Lane County, Oregon?

The largest electricity supplier in Lane County, Oregon by megawatt hours sold is Eugene Water and Electric Board.

What electricity companies offer service in Lane County, Oregon?

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

There are 8 electricity suppliers operating in Lane County, Oregon.

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

There are 9 power plants located in Lane County, Oregon

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-18