Marion County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Marion County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Solar power usage in Marion County has increased by 81.45% year over year, with 39,171 megawatt hours being generated from solar energy in the previous 12 months compared to 21,588 the 12 months before.

Averaging generation of 1.09 megawatt hours per resident each year, Marion County is 1397th out of 3221 counties in the US in generation per capita.

Marion County generates 0.78 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 8th out of 36 counties in the state for total natural gas production.

In Marion County, 32,665.24 megawatt hours of electricity are produced from non-renewable fuels. Marion County is 777th out of 3221 counties in the United States for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuels.

Renewable electricity fuels account for 91.37%, or 345,710.76 megawatt hours, of Marion County's total energy generation, giving the county a ranking of 14th in Oregon for total megawatt hours from renewable fuels.

Marion County generates 39,171 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 333rd out of 3221 counties in the US for total megawatt hours produced using solar power.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,272,544 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    378,376 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    345,711 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    32,665 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    645,205,666 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,865.19 kg

Salem, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, Salem's residents purchase residential electricity for 12.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.44% more than the average Oregon price of 11.34 cents and 11.08% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Power facilities in Salem have, thankfully, had a 0.95% drop in the amount of non-renewable fuel sources burned last year. Portland General Electric sells an estimated 181,845.41 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than all other suppliers.

The use of electricity in Salem accounts for 281,363,215.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 3rd largest amount in the state out of 427 cities. This total results in 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 317th worst in the state for emissions per capita. The city is home to one electricity producing plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Salem

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.112/kWh$146.58/mo.$72.11/mo.
342nd12.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Salem
232nd$106.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Salem Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Salem, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Portland General ElectricBUNDLED13.44110.287,937,7161,066,605,560
Salem ElectricBUNDLED9.8286.59190,50318,708,600

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Keizer, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, Keizer's residents purchase residential electricity for 12.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.03% more than the average Oregon price of 11.34 cents and 13.74% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. The city generates around 0.17 megawatt hours per customer in the city a year from electricity generating plants located within its city limits, which makes it the 11th highest generator out of 427 cities in Oregon. Consumers in the city have 0.1 power outages each year, with outages lasting about 12.51 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

The use of electricity in Keizer accounts for 65,364,315.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 14th largest amount in the state out of 427 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 1,660 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 5th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. Other Biomass Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in Keizer. Keizer has one electricity generation plant within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Keizer

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.112/kWh$146.58/mo.$72.11/mo.
332nd12.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Keizer
220th$103.96Average residential monthly electricity bill for Keizer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Keizer, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Portland General ElectricBUNDLED13.44110.287,937,7161,066,605,560
Salem ElectricBUNDLED9.8286.59190,50318,708,600

Woodburn, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, Woodburn's residents purchase residential electricity for 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.54% more than the average Oregon price of 11.34 cents and 7.08% below the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. With an estimated 1,285 residential customers, Portland General Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

The use of electricity in Woodburn accounts for 41,695,965.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 24th largest amount in the state out of 427 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 40th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to zero power generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Woodburn

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.112/kWh$146.58/mo.$72.11/mo.
344th13.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Woodburn
260th$110.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Woodburn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Woodburn, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Portland General ElectricBUNDLED13.44110.287,937,7161,066,605,560

Electricity Production in Marion County, Oregon

Power Plants in Marion County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Marion County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 192,734
Marion County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 80,093
Covanta Marion IncCovanta (100.00%)
Marion County OR Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 59,959136,715,469.542,280.15
WLWPCF Cogeneration FacilityCity of Salem Public Works (100.00%)
Keizer OR Other Biomass Gas 6,7323,122,585.83463.84
Marion County OR Solar 4,330
St Louis SolarSt Louis Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 4,182
Marion County OR Solar 3,853
Sheep SolarSheep Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,845
Williams Acres SolarWilliams Acres Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,721
Interstate SolarSP Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,685
Silverton SolarSilverton Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,587
Drift Creek SolarDrift Creek Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,363
Brush Creek SolarBrush Creek Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,356
Marion County OR Solar 3,269
Marion County OR Solar 1,980
Salem Smart Power CenterPortland General Electric (100.00%)
Salem OR Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -313

Marion County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 3rd highest ranked county out of 36 counties in Oregon, Marion County emits 645,205,666.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. This total results in 1,865.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the county 2597th worst in the country for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The primary fuel utilized in Marion County is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county produces 72.10% of the total generation in the county from this fuel. Combined with Solar (10.35%) and Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (8.72%), these three fuels account for 91.17% of the county electricity production. Marion County is home to 16 electricity plants, which is the highest number of power plants within a county in Oregon.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
72.10%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
10.35%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
8.72%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
7.13%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
1.78%
OTHER
Other
-0.08%

Marion County, Oregon Net Metering

Of the 3 electricity companies in Marion County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Oregon has highly favorable laws for consumers interested in investing in personal solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Marion County is 5.72%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Portland General Electric, PacifiCorp, and Consumers Power Inc. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 1.78%, resulting in a rank of 2353rd best in the nation and a state rank of 21st best out of 3221 and 36 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Marion County, Oregon

Providers In Each City in Marion County:

  • Aumsville, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Aurora, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Detroit, Oregon:
    • Consumers Power Inc: 100.00%
  • Donald, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Gates, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Gervais, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Hubbard, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Idanha, Oregon:
    • Consumers Power Inc: 100.00%
  • Jefferson, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Keizer, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 73.34%
    • Salem Electric: 26.66%
  • Mount Angel, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Salem, Oregon:
    • Salem Electric: 15.99%
    • Portland General Electric: 84.01%
  • Scotts Mills, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Silverton, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • St. Paul, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Stayton, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Sublimity, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Turner, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Woodburn, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Portland General Electric is the largest electricity supplier in Marion County, Oregon.

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

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Marion County, Oregon.

What electricity companies offer service in Marion County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Portland General Electric128,402
2PacifiCorp3,548
3Consumers Power Inc3,527

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

Marion County, Oregon is home to 16 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-12-09