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Marion County, Oregon Electricity Overview

The usage of renewable fuel types for electricity production has dropped by 26.87% in Marion County throughout the previous 12 months.

With 346,703 citizens living within the county and 46,092 megawatt hours produced per year, Marion County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 0.13 megawatt hours. The city is 1144th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the nation.

Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the production of 54.76% of the megawatt hours produced in Marion County, ranking it 616th out of 3230 counties in the county for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

Marion County generates 20,853.13 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable sources. This ranks Marion County 10th out of 36 counties in Oregon for total sustainable electricity production.

Marion County is ranked 11th out of 36 counties in Oregon for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 0.06 megawatt hours per person a year.

The national average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 16.12 cents, while residents of Marion County enjoy an average rate that is 8.60% less at 14.74 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,387,879 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.66 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    46,092 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    20,853 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    25,239 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.13 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    807,922,663 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,330.3 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Salem

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Salem Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

17.55¢ per kWh

  • 2.1% higher than last month
  • 20.08% higher than April last year
  • 20.17% higher than the Oregon average
  • 3.75% higher than the US average
  • 336th in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 23,079th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 395 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,526 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.57¢ per kWh

  • 1.6% higher than last month
  • 13.87% higher than April last year
  • 15.94% higher than the Oregon average
  • 3.43% lower than the US average
  • 336th in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 18,625th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 600 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,924 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$118.44 per month

  • 17.24% lower than last month
  • 2.49% higher than April last year
  • 4.79% higher than the Oregon average
  • 5.05% higher than the US average
  • 245th in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 21,436th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,901 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 469 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$124.72 per month

  • 0.19% higher than last month
  • 7.19% higher than April last year
  • 4.93% higher than the Oregon average
  • 8.34% lower than the US average
  • 233rd in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since April last year
  • 11,715th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 101 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,294 since April last year

Salem, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, Salem's residents purchase residential electricity for 15.57 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.94% more than the average Oregon price of 13.43 cents and 3.43% below the nationwide average of 16.12 cents. Power facilities in Salem have, thankfully, had a 36.32% drop in the amount of non-renewable fuel sources burned last year. Portland General Electric sells an estimated 191,923.1 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than all other suppliers.

The use of electricity in Salem accounts for 371,242,662.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 3rd largest amount in the state out of 427 cities. This total results in 2,091.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, so the city ranks 27th 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 April and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.108/kWh$179.99/mo.$71.05/mo.
336th15.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Salem
233rd$124.72Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED16.27128.747,781,100.441,266,162,435
Salem ElectricBUNDLED12.11104.2184,732.1222,372,506.31

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Keizer, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, Keizer's residents purchase residential electricity for 15.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.62% more than the average Oregon price of 13.43 cents and 6.20% below the nationwide average of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 35,186.95 megawatt hours, Salem Electric is the largest provider in the city. The power grid in the city has an average of 0.5 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting about 48.35 minutes each. The US averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.27 outages a year and 137.24 minutes per outage.

The use of electricity in Keizer accounts for 81,822,309.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 15th 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 2,091.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 27th 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 Keizer

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.170/kWh$0.106/kWh$175.68/mo.$70.33/mo.
333rd15.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Keizer
226th$122.08Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED16.27128.747,781,100.441,266,162,435
Salem ElectricBUNDLED12.11104.2184,732.1222,372,506.31

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Woodburn, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, Woodburn's residents purchase residential electricity for 16.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 20.90% more than the average Oregon price of 13.43 cents and 0.70% above the nationwide average of 16.12. With an estimated 1,334 residential customers, Portland General Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

The use of electricity in Woodburn accounts for 54,125,000.76 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 2,091.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 27th 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 April and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.184/kWh$0.112/kWh$186.42/mo.$72.11/mo.
418th16.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Woodburn
345th$128.67Average 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 ElectricBUNDLED16.27128.747,781,100.441,266,162,435

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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
Covanta Marion IncCovanta (100.00%)
Marion County OR Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 46,34190,367,225.341,950.05
Salem Smart Power CenterPortland General Electric (100.00%)
Salem OR Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -249

Marion County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 4th highest ranked county out of 36 counties in Oregon, Marion County emits 807,922,662.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. This total results in 2,330.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, ranking the county 2547th worst in the country for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The primary fuel utilized in Marion County is Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste. The county produces 55.30% of the total generation in the county from this fuel. Combined with Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (45.24%) and Natural Gas (0.00%), these three fuels account for 100.54% of the county electricity production. Marion County is home to 2 electricity plants, which is the 6th highest number of power plants within a county in Oregon.

NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
55.30%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
45.24%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.00%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.54%

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 6.01%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Portland General Electric, Consumers Power Inc, and PacifiCorp. The US average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 2.01%, resulting in a rank of 2423rd best in the nation and a state rank of 22nd best out of 3230 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: 73.11%
    • Salem Electric: 26.89%
  • Mount Angel, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Salem, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 83.91%
    • Salem Electric: 16.09%
  • 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 Electric133,332
2Consumers Power Inc3,780
3PacifiCorp3,633

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

Marion County, Oregon is home to 2 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-07