Marion County, Oregon Electric Profile

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Marion County generates 9.17% of their required electricity and must purchase the additional 90.83% from other counties.

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Emitting 731,661,677.3 kilograms of CO2 gases, Marion County has the 4th highest pollution level from electricity consumption out of 36 counties in Oregon.

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Citizens of Marion County consume enough electricity to release 2,103.58 kilograms of CO2 gases per capita, which is the 8th highest amount of pollution from electric consumption for a county in the state.

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The 42,913.77 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable fuels ranks Marion County at 6th out of 36 counties in the state in non-renewable power production.

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Consumers in Marion County experience an average of 0.1 outages lasting 12.51 minutes each year, compared to the national averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes an outage.

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Throughout the past year, Marion County has seen a 8.78% decrease in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,158,219 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.96 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    381,418 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    338,504 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    42,914 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.1 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    731,661,677 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,103.58 kg

Salem, OR Electric Overview

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Salem's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 9.82 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.44% below Oregon's average price of 11.22 cents and 26.99% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city deal with 0.1 power outages a year, with outages lasting an average of 12.51 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $86.59 per month, while the state average is $105.02.

Electricity use in Salem creates 310,256,594.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 2nd most of any city in Oregon. Averaging 1,833.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 354th highest in Oregon for emissions per capita. The top fuel type used in Salem is Solar, making up 109.13% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. Salem is home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is 2nd most in Oregon and 29th most when counting plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Salem

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.098/kWh$0.093/kWh$86.59/mo.$81.44/mo.
63rd9.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Salem
12th$86.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Salem Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Salem, Oregon

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Bonneville Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Salem ElectricBUNDLED9.8286.59No DataIcon representing missing value.190,50318,708,600

Zips with electric coverage in Salem, Oregon include: 97301, 97305, 97303, 97302, 97306, 97304, 97317, 97392

Keizer, OR Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 12.91 cents per kilowatt hour for Keizer, which is 15.08% more than Oregon's average price of 11.22 cents. This means the city is 307th best for average electricity rate out of 378 cities in the state. Power facilities in the city have realized a 100.00% rise the use of renewable fuels versus non-renewable and fossil fuels. Portland General Electric sells 32,236.68 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other vendors.

Keizer has one electricity plant, which is 8th highest in Oregon. Approximately 1,872.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are emitted in the city from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 8th highest polluter in the state out of 378 cities. Total emissions in the city are 73,008,351.65 kilograms, which is the 15th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. Keizer's primary fuel type utilized for electricity production is Other Biomass Gas. The city generates 2,245.38 megawatt hours from this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Keizer

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.112/kWh$146.58/mo.$72.11/mo.
307th12.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Keizer
236th$108.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Keizer Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Keizer, Oregon

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Portland General ElectricBUNDLED12.91108.31No DataIcon representing missing value.8,022,4801,035,482,809

Woodburn, OR Electric Overview

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Woodburn's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 12.91 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 15.08% higher than the state's average rate of 11.22 cents. Portland General Electric is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Woodburn is the 23rd worst ranked city in Oregon out of 378 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 47,259,369.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Woodburn

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.112/kWh$146.58/mo.$72.11/mo.
307th12.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Woodburn
236th$108.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for Woodburn Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Woodburn, Oregon

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Portland General ElectricBUNDLED12.91108.31No DataIcon representing missing value.8,022,4801,035,482,809

Energy Production in Marion County, Oregon

Power Plants in Marion County, Oregon

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Marion County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 206,243No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Covanta Marion IncCovanta (100.00%)
Brooks CDP OR Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 78,581149,808,740.141,906.42No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Marion County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 57,201No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Interstate SolarSP Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 5,013No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Silverton SolarSilverton Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 4,411No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Sheep SolarSheep Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,837No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Kale Patch SolarKale Patch Solar LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,805No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Rafael SolarRafael Solar LLC (100.00%)
Salem OR Solar 3,760No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Case Creek SolarCase Creek Solar LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,730No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Labish Solar LLCLabish Solar LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,724No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
St Louis SolarSt Louis Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 3,301No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Drift Creek SolarDrift Creek Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 2,385No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Brush Creek SolarBrush Creek Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 2,278No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WLWPCF Cogeneration FacilityCity of Salem Public Works (100.00%)
Keizer OR Other Biomass Gas 2,2561,780,900.33789.41No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
SSD Marion 1, LLCThor Solar 1 CEI, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 406No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
SulusSolar25SulusSolar25 (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 211No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
SSD Marion 5, LLCThor Solar 1 CEI, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 166No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
GreenparkSolarGreenparkSolar (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 152No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pika SolarPika Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Marion County OR Solar 118No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
SSD Marion 6, LLCThor Solar 1 CEI, LLC (100.00%)
Butteville CDP OR Solar 76No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Marion County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Marion County's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 69.07% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (11.33%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Solar (9.82%). Electricity consumption in the county has byproducts of 731,661,677.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 4th most of any county in the state. This total results in 2,103.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the county 2526th worst in the US for pollution per capita. Marion County has 23 electricity producing plants, which is 1st most in the state.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
69.07%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
11.33%
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Solar
9.82%
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Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
9.27%
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Other Biomass Gas
0.59%
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-0.08%

Marion County, Oregon Net Metering

Out of the 5 suppliers in Marion County, 4 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. The state of Oregon has some of the best state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Marion County has 4 providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these 4 suppliers is 5.32%. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 1.78%, resulting in a rank of 2277th best in the nation and a state rank of 15th best out of 3220 and 36 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Marion County:

  • Aumsville, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Aurora, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Detroit, Oregon:
    • Consumers Power Inc: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • 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: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Jefferson, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Keizer, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Mount Angel, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Salem, Oregon:
    • Salem Electric: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • 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:
    • Portland General Electric: 4.72%
    • PacifiCorp: 95.28%
  • Turner, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 64.70%
    • PacifiCorp: 35.30%
  • Woodburn, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 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 Marion County, Oregon?

Marion County, Oregon has 23 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity provider in Marion County, Oregon by megawatt hours sold is Portland General Electric.

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

There are 5 electricity companies offering service in Marion County, Oregon.

What electricity companies offer service in Marion County, Oregon?

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1Portland General Electric119,676
2Salem Electric17,554
3Consumers Power Inc4,484
4PacifiCorp3,841

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16