Morrow County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Morrow County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Morrow County generates 82.85% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to 513.95 megawatt hours per resident and places Morrow County as the 33rd highest county in the country out of 3221 counties for non-renewable generation per capita per year.

In the last year, Morrow County had a 0.98% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita.

Morrow County has seen year over year increase of 100.00% for electricity production using solar energy.

Morrow County generates 82.85% of its electricity from non-renewable sources, resulting in a ranking of 181st in the US out of 3221 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

Emitting 46,107,131.82 kilograms of CO2 gases, Morrow County has the 20th worst pollution level due to electricity use out of 36 counties in Oregon.

Morrow County has accomplished a 35.54% rise in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation during the past year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    150,512 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,559,892 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,296,871 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,263,021 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    620.38 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    46,107,132 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,783.61 kg

Boardman, OR Electricity Overview

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Boardman has an average residential electricity rate of 8.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.68% lower than the state's average rate of 11.34 cents and 38.61% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. Production in Boardman is about 6844.49% of the electricity demand of residents, which results in the exportation and storage of excess generation. The city is the highest producer in Oregon out of 427 cities, averaging 845.38 megawatt hours produced per person each year.

Coming in as the 58th worst ranked city out of 427 cities in the state, Boardman emits 17,304,275.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 4,520.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 1st ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the highest number of power plants within a city in Oregon out of the state's 427 cities. Boardman's power plants primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 100.00% (or 3,236,113 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Boardman

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.089/kWh$0.083/kWh$113.18/mo.$100.65/mo.
23rd8.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Boardman
226th$106.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Boardman Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Boardman, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Umatilla Electric CooperativeBUNDLED8.88106.41171,76715,249,400

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Irrigon, OR Electricity Overview

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Irrigon has an average residential electricity rate of 8.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.68% lower than the state's average rate of 11.34 cents and 38.61% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Umatilla Electric Cooperative.

Coming in as the 160th worst ranked city out of 427 cities in the state, Irrigon emits 3,223,410.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Irrigon as the 40th highest polluting city in Oregon. Within Irrigon, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Irrigon

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.089/kWh$0.083/kWh$113.18/mo.$100.65/mo.
23rd8.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Irrigon
226th$106.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Irrigon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Irrigon, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Umatilla Electric CooperativeBUNDLED8.88106.41171,76715,249,400

Heppner, OR Electricity Overview

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Heppner has an average residential electricity rate of 10.38 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 8.47% lower than the state's average rate of 11.34 cents and 28.25% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Columbia Basin Electric Cooperative.

Coming in as the 210th worst ranked city out of 427 cities in the state, Heppner emits 1,902,629.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Heppner as the 40th highest polluting city in Oregon. Within Heppner, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Heppner

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.106/kWh$0.103/kWh$119.59/mo.$113.13/mo.
276th10.38¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Heppner
372nd$119.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Heppner Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Heppner, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Columbia Basin Electric CooperativeBUNDLED10.38119.5943,557.024,519,113.33

Electricity Production in Morrow County, Oregon

Power Plants in Morrow County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Carty Generating StationPortland General Electric (100.00%)
Morrow County OR Natural Gas 3,027,3171,110,338,070.1366.77
Boardman OR Natural Gas 1,888,398695,471,003.36368.29
Boardman OR Natural Gas 1,347,715488,917,921.1362.78
Wheatridge HybridWheatridge Wind Energy, LLC (100.00%)
Morrow County OR Wind 710,317
Morrow County OR Wind 318,743
Willow Creek Energy CenterInvenergy (100.00%)
Morrow County OR Wind 177,371
Finley Buttes Landfill GasFinley BioEnergy LLC (100.00%)
Morrow County OR Landfill Gas 38,95121,129,641.51542.47
Sand Ranch Windfarm LLCExelon Corporation (50.50%)
Morrow County OR Wind 24,845
Morrow County OR Wind 22,869
Four Mile Canyon Windfarm LLCExelon Corporation (51.00%)
Morrow County OR Wind 22,096
Pacific Canyon Windfarm LLCExelon Corporation (50.50%)
Morrow County OR Wind 19,285
Morrow County OR Wind 7,640
Morrow County OR Wind 3,968

Morrow County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity generation purposes, Morrow County's primary fuel is Natural Gas, making up 6,263,430 megawatt hours, or 82.85% of production in the county. Wind and Solar are the second and third most used fuel types, respectively, for electricity generation. Wind is used to make 15.91% of electricity generation and Solar makes up 0.73% of total generation in the county. The county has the 2309th largest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the United States, emitting 46,107,131.82 kilograms. The county averages 3,783.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 2101st highest in the country in this category. Morrow County has the 4th most power plants of any county in Oregon, with 13 total plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
82.85%
WIND
Wind
Wind
15.91%
SOLAR
Solar
0.73%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.52%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.01%

Morrow County, Oregon Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Morrow County offering electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Oregon has highly favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Morrow County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 4.52% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 1.78%, resulting in a rank of 1473rd best in the United States and a state rank of 8th best out of 3221 and 36 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Morrow County:

  • Boardman, Oregon:
    • Umatilla Electric Cooperative: 91.34%
    • Benton PUD: 8.66%
  • Heppner, Oregon:
    • Columbia Basin Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Ione, Oregon:
    • Columbia Basin Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Irrigon, Oregon:
    • Umatilla Electric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Lexington, Oregon:
    • Columbia Basin 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 provider in Morrow County, Oregon?

By total revenue, Umatilla Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Morrow County, Oregon.

How many power plants are in Morrow County, Oregon?

Morrow County, Oregon is home to 13 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity providers serving consumers in Morrow County, Oregon.

What electricity companies offer service in Morrow County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1PacifiCorp4,042
2Umatilla Electric Cooperative2,447
3Columbia Basin Electric Cooperative2,117

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-30