Malheur County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Malheur County, Oregon Electricity Overview

With 31,571 citizens within its borders and 308,654 megawatt hours produced each year, Malheur County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 9.78 megawatt hours. The city is 14 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in Oregon.

As the 19th largest generator of electricity in the state out of 36 counties, Malheur County generates 308,654 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuel types.

Malheur County is the 2813th highest polluting county in the country when considering emissions per person. The county emits 334.14 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Malheur County's ability to produce 3,460 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 495th highest hydroelectric energy producing county in the US out of 3221 counties.

Malheur County is 581st in the US rankings for total megawatt hours produced from renewable energy, with 308,654 megawatt hours produced from sustainable sources.

Malheur County generates 9.78 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Malheur County the 11th highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in Oregon out of 36 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    389,941 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    308,654 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    308,654 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9.78 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    10,549,095 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    334.14 kg

Ontario, OR Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Ontario spend, on average, 9.88 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 12.81% less than Oregon's average rate of 11.34 cents. Idaho Power has an estimated 14 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city.

Emissions in Ontario average 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 317th worst polluting city out of 427 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 18,665,648.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 54th highest for total pollution in Oregon. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Ontario must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ontario

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.087/kWh$221.50/mo.$71.57/mo.
52nd9.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ontario
346th$113.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ontario Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ontario, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Idaho PowerBUNDLED9.88113.52190,19718,799,201

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Nyssa, OR Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Nyssa spend, on average, 9.88 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 12.81% less than Oregon's average rate of 11.34 cents. Idaho Power has an estimated 4 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city.

Emissions in Nyssa average 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 317th worst polluting city out of 427 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 5,126,040.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 129th highest for total pollution in Oregon. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Nyssa must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Nyssa

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.087/kWh$221.50/mo.$71.57/mo.
52nd9.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Nyssa
346th$113.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Nyssa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Nyssa, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Idaho PowerBUNDLED9.88113.52190,19718,799,201

Vale, OR Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Vale spend, on average, 9.88 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 12.81% less than Oregon's average rate of 11.34 cents. Idaho Power has an estimated 3 residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city.

Emissions in Vale average 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 40th worst polluting city out of 427 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 3,035,872.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 173rd highest for total pollution in Oregon. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Vale must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vale

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.087/kWh$221.50/mo.$71.57/mo.
52nd9.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Vale
346th$113.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Vale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Vale, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Idaho PowerBUNDLED9.88113.52190,19718,799,201

Electricity Production in Malheur County, Oregon

Power Plants in Malheur County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Neal Hot Springs Geothermal ProjectUSG Oregon LLC (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Geothermal 182,841
Open Range Solar Center, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Solar 21,383
Vale Air Solar Center, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Solar 21,266
Thunderegg Solar Center, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Solar 20,994
Hyline Solar Center, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Solar 16,043
Grove Solar Center, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Solar 12,607
Railroad Solar Center, LLCCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Solar 9,990
Ontario Solar CenterNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Solar 7,135
Morgan Solar CenterNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Solar 7,016
Vale Solar CenterNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Solar 5,919
Michell Butte Power ProjectOwyhee Irrigation District (100.00%)
Malheur County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 3,460

Malheur County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Malheur County averages 334.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 2813th worst in the country out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Malheur County from electricity consumption is 10,549,094.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 26th largest amount in Oregon and 2813th in the United States. About 59.24% of electricity in Malheur County comes from production using Geothermal. Other fuel sources used include Solar at 39.64% and Conventional Hydroelectric at 1.12%. Malheur County is home to 11 power producing plants, which is 154th most in the country.

GEOTHERMAL
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
59.24%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
39.64%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.12%

Malheur County, Oregon Net Metering

Malheur County has 2 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Oregon has highly favorable state level net metering regulations.

Power Companies in Malheur County, Oregon

Providers In Each City in Malheur County:

  • Adrian, Oregon:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Jordan Valley, Oregon:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Nyssa, Oregon:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Ontario, Oregon:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%
  • Vale, Oregon:
    • Idaho Power: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Malheur County, Oregon has 11 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Idaho Power is the largest electricity provider in Malheur County, Oregon.

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

Malheur County, Oregon is home to 2 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Malheur County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Idaho Power13,088
2Harney Electric Cooperative805

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-01