Electric Rates & Providers in Multnomah County, OR

Multnomah County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

Electricity Rates, Plans & Statistics

High Power Bills?

Reduce or replace your electricity bill with solar

Multnomah County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Residents of Multnomah County are paying, on average, 3.69% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average price, at 15.53 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Multnomah County is the most populous county in the state.

Throughout the past 12 months, Multnomah County experienced a 19.87% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

Multnomah County is ranked as the 60th highest consumer of electricity out of 3230 counties in the US with over 10,000,000 megawatt hours being used by consumers who live there.

Multnomah County produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 4.66 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

Over 100.00% of Multnomah County's electricity production comes from sustainable fuel sources, ranking Multnomah County at 2nd in Oregon for renewable electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    10,062,583 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.66 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,701,575 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,701,575 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.66 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,051,266,727 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,322.21 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Portland

To see the most recent electricity rates and production changes for cities in Multnomah County, select the city below. If you would like to get access to monthly historical data, please contact us directly by submitting a request.

Rates and Production Categories


Portland Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

17.3¢ per kWh

  • 1.83% higher than last month
  • 20.62% higher than April last year
  • 18.52% higher than the Oregon average
  • 2.32% higher than the US average
  • 335th 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
  • 22,414th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 80 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,334 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.39¢ per kWh

  • 1.63% higher than last month
  • 15.56% higher than April last year
  • 14.64% higher than the Oregon average
  • 4.52% lower than the US average
  • 335th 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
  • 18,104th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 513 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 8,384 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$118.36 per month

  • 17.48% lower than last month
  • 3.46% higher than April last year
  • 4.71% higher than the Oregon average
  • 4.98% higher than the US average
  • 244th in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since April last year
  • 21,415th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4,091 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 765 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$125.12 per month

  • 0.26% higher than last month
  • 8.46% higher than April last year
  • 5.27% higher than the Oregon average
  • 8.05% lower than the US average
  • 235th in the state out of 427 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 10 since April last year
  • 11,780th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 114 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,540 since April last year

Portland, OR Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

The residential electricity price is 15.39 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Portland, which is 14.64% higher than the state's average rate of 13.43 cents. This makes the city 335th out of 427 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling an estimated 506,045.44 megawatt hours each year, Portland General Electric is the largest supplier in the city.

Approximately 2,091.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 27th worst polluter in the state out of 427 cities. With total emissions of 1,328,801,502.63 kilograms, the city ranks highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 8,040,316.06 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Portland

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.173/kWh$0.112/kWh$180.68/mo.$74.51/mo.
335th15.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Portland
235th$125.12Average residential monthly electricity bill for Portland Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Portland, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED12.85114.265,796,390.39744,648,960
Portland General ElectricBUNDLED16.27128.747,781,100.441,266,162,435

Zips with electric coverage in Portland, Oregon include: 97229, 97206, 97223, 97080, 97219, 97202, 97230, 97236, 97233, 97222, 97266 and 25 other zip code(s).

Gresham, OR Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

The residential electricity price is 16.24 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Gresham, which is 20.90% higher than the state's average rate of 13.43 cents. This makes the city 418th out of 427 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling an estimated 110,722.22 megawatt hours each year, Portland General Electric is the largest supplier in the city.

Approximately 2,091.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 27th worst polluter in the state out of 427 cities. With total emissions of 233,496,554.27 kilograms, the city ranks 4th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 1,412,841.64 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Gresham

Gresham 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 Gresham
345th$128.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Gresham Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Gresham, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Gresham, Oregon include: 97080, 97230, 97030, 97236, 97233, 97060, 97024

Go Solar for less than your cell phone bill.

Troutdale, OR Electricity Overview

Coverage Map Placeholder

The residential electricity price is 16.24 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Troutdale, which is 20.90% higher than the state's average rate of 13.43 cents. This makes the city 418th out of 427 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling an estimated 28,252.35 megawatt hours each year, Portland General Electric is the largest supplier in the city.

Approximately 2,091.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 27th worst polluter in the state out of 427 cities. With total emissions of 34,204,356.67 kilograms, the city ranks 44th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 206,963.82 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Troutdale

Troutdale 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 Troutdale
345th$128.67Average residential monthly electricity bill for Troutdale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Troutdale, 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

Go Solar for less than your cell phone bill.

Electricity Production in Multnomah County, Oregon

Power Plants in Multnomah County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Multnomah County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 3,701,575

Multnomah County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 1,322.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 31st highest polluter in the state out of 36 counties. With total emissions of 1,051,266,726.7 kilograms, the county ranks 2nd highest in Oregon and 325th in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. The primary fuel consumed in Multnomah County is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county generates 100.00% of the total production in the county from this fuel source. Multnomah County has one electricity producing plant within its borders.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Multnomah County, Oregon Net Metering

Multnomah County has 3 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are great for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Multnomah County averages out to about 5.85% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a state average energy loss of 2.01%, Multnomah County is ranked as the 18th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Multnomah County:

  • Fairview, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Gresham, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Maywood Park, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Portland, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 24.51%
    • Portland General Electric: 75.49%
  • Troutdale, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Wood Village, 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 provider in Multnomah County, Oregon?

The largest electricity supplier in Multnomah County, Oregon by total customer count is Portland General Electric.

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

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

How many power plants are in Multnomah County, Oregon?

Multnomah County, Oregon is home to one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Multnomah County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Portland General Electric86,402
2PacifiCorp1,153
3Cascade Locks, Oregon Electric Utility370

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-07