Polk County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Polk County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Customers in Polk County face an average of 0.1 outages lasting 12.51 minutes per year, compared to the national averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Polk County is the 27th largest producing county out of 36 counties in Oregon when it comes to megawatt hours generated using renewable fuel types.

As the 502nd highest generator of solar power in the United States out of 3221, Polk County produces 11,689 megawatt hours from solar.

Polk County is home to 87,433 residents and its power generating plants produce 11,689 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 0.13 megawatt hours per capita.

Polk County is the 13th most populated county in Oregon.

Polk County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 20.10% lower than the national average rate, at 11.18 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,077,839 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.33 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    11,689 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    11,689 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.13 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    151,354,239 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,731.09 kg

Dallas, OR Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Dallas is roughly 10.29 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 8.99% below the state's average rate of 11.30 cents, resulting in the city ranking 136th lowest for average electricity price out of 427 cities in the state. PacifiCorp has an estimated 146 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Dallas average is 21.34% below at $97.44 per month.

Electricity use in Dallas creates 29,495,636.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 42nd highest of any city in Oregon. This total also equates to a ranking of 7th worst in the state for emissions per resident from electricity consumption. There are zero electricity plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dallas

Dallas residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.097/kWh$164.49/mo.$74.21/mo.
136th10.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dallas
36th$97.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dallas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dallas, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.2997.446,040,142621,415,542

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Monmouth, OR Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Monmouth is roughly 8.76 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 22.54% below the state's average rate of 11.30 cents, resulting in the city ranking 20th lowest for average electricity price out of 427 cities in the state. City of Monmouth Utilities has an estimated 1,969 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Monmouth average is 39.69% below at $74.71 per month.

Electricity use in Monmouth creates 19,443,249.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 56th highest of any city in Oregon. This total also equates to a ranking of 87th worst in the state for emissions per resident from electricity consumption. There are zero electricity plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Monmouth

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.088/kWh$0.080/kWh$76.42/mo.$73.00/mo.
20th8.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Monmouth
1st$74.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Monmouth Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Monmouth, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Monmouth UtilitiesBUNDLED8.6972.8744,555.113,870,983.06
Consumers Power IncBUNDLED10.76128.42257,61927,707,000

Independence, OR Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Independence is roughly 10.26 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully, 9.23% below the state's average rate of 11.30 cents, resulting in the city ranking 133rd lowest for average electricity price out of 427 cities in the state. PacifiCorp has an estimated 90 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $123.86, while the Independence average is 21.67% below at $97.02 per month.

Electricity use in Independence creates 17,199,663 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 69th highest of any city in Oregon. This total also equates to a ranking of 7th worst in the state for emissions per resident from electricity consumption. There are zero electricity plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Independence

Independence residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.097/kWh$164.49/mo.$74.21/mo.
133rd10.26¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Independence
34th$97.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Independence Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Independence, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
City of Monmouth UtilitiesBUNDLED8.6972.8744,555.113,870,983.06
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.2997.446,040,142621,415,542

Electricity Production in Polk County, Oregon

Power Plants in Polk County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Steel Bridge Solar, LLCSteel Bridge Solar. LLC (100.00%)
Polk County OR Solar 4,145
Valley Creek SolarSP Solar 8, LLC (100.00%)
Polk County OR Solar 3,818
Grand Ronde SolarNorWest Energy 14, LLC (100.00%)
Polk County OR Solar 3,726

Polk County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 151,354,238.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in Polk County due to electricity use. Additionally, the county ranks 2647th worst in the United States for emissions per resident, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The county has the 734th most electricity generation plants of any county in the United States, with 3 total plants. In Polk County, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production.

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Polk County, Oregon Net Metering

Polk County has 5 out of 5 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. At the state level, Oregon has highly favorable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Polk County is 5.32%. This includes data from 4 companies, including Portland General Electric, Salem Electric, and PacifiCorp. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Polk County a rank of 15th best in Oregon out of 36 counties.

Providers In Each City in Polk County:

  • Dallas, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Falls City, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Independence, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 98.29%
    • City of Monmouth Utilities: 1.71%
  • Monmouth, Oregon:
    • Consumers Power Inc: 3.31%
    • City of Monmouth Utilities: 96.69%

* 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 Polk County, Oregon?

By total revenue, Portland General Electric is the largest electricity provider in Polk County, Oregon.

What electricity companies offer service in Polk County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Portland General Electric40,912
2Salem Electric16,346
3PacifiCorp8,605
4City of Monmouth Utilities4,785
5Consumers Power Inc1,809

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

Polk County, Oregon has 5 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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

Polk County, Oregon has 3 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-27