Sherman County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sherman County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Sherman County is the 411th highest producer of solar energy by megawatt hours generated in the nation out of 3221 counties.

At $136.9, the Sherman County average monthly residential electric bill is 29.69% higher than the Oregon average and 5.43% above the nationwide average.

With 1,870 residents within its borders and 2,521,418 megawatt hours produced a year, Sherman County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 1,348.35 megawatt hours. This is the 2 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

Sherman County is home to over 1,870 citizens and produces 22,800 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 12.19 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Sherman County 4th out of 36 counties in the state for solar megawatt hours produced per capita.

Solar power usage in Sherman County has increased by 4.74% year over year, with 22,800 megawatt hours being generated from solar during the last 12 months compared to 21,768 the 12 months before.

Sherman County is the 35th largest county in Oregon.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    23,097 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,521,418 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,521,418 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1,348.35 MWh

Wasco, OR Electricity Overview

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Wasco's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.61% more than the average state price of 11.34 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PacifiCorp. With a population of 417 citizens, the city is the 306th most populous city in Oregon.

Electricity consumption in Wasco results in the release of 668,404.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 303rd highest in Oregon out of 427 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 40th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Wasco must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wasco

Wasco 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.$70.63/mo.
317th11.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wasco
380th$120.01Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wasco Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wasco, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446
Wasco ElectricBUNDLED12.65144.3452,153.96,597,359.27

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Moro, OR Electricity Overview

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Moro's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 11.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.61% more than the average state price of 11.34 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PacifiCorp. With a population of 367 citizens, the city is the 317th most populous city in Oregon.

Electricity consumption in Moro results in the release of 588,260.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 314th highest in Oregon out of 427 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 40th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Moro must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Moro

Moro 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.$70.63/mo.
315th11.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Moro
378th$120Average residential monthly electricity bill for Moro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Moro, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446
Wasco ElectricBUNDLED12.65144.3452,153.96,597,359.27

Rufus, OR Electricity Overview

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Rufus' citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 10.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.28% less than the state's average price of 11.34 cents. This means the city is 290th out of 427 cities in Oregon for best average electricity rate. PacifiCorp is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Rufus is the 339th largest city in the state, with a population of 268.

Electricity consumption in Rufus results in the release of 429,574.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 336th highest in Oregon out of 427 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 40th worst in the state for pollution per citizen. Since there is no electricity generation occurring in the city limits, electricity companies who service Rufus must source the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rufus

Rufus 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.$70.63/mo.
290th10.51¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rufus
199th$102.51Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rufus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rufus, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446
Wasco ElectricBUNDLED12.65144.3452,153.96,597,359.27

Electricity Production in Sherman County, Oregon

Power Plants in Sherman County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sherman County OR Wind 791,559
Klondike Windpower IIIAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 731,211
Klondike Windpower IIAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 265,766
Star Point Wind Project LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 236,569
Hay Canyon Wind Power LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 223,157
Golden Hill WindAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 169,988
Klondike Wind PowerAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 50,165
PaTu Wind Farm LLCPaTu Wind Farm LLC (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 30,203
WyEast SolarAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Solar 22,800

Sherman County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Sherman County results in the release of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 2948th highest in the United States out of 3221 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 29th worst in the state for pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important metric. The county has 9 power generation plants, which is 210th highest in the nation. Sherman County's primary fuel is Wind, with 99.10% of electricity generation using this fuel source.

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99.10%
SOLAR
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0.90%

Sherman County, Oregon Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Sherman County providing electricity. Of those 3, 3 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Oregon has some of the best state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Sherman County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 5.95% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 1.78%, Sherman County is ranked as the 28th best county in Oregon for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Sherman County, Oregon

Providers In Each City in Sherman County:

  • Grass Valley, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
    • Wasco Electric: 50.00%
  • Moro, Oregon:
    • Wasco Electric: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Rufus, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 77.28%
    • Klickitat County PUD: 10.08%
    • Wasco Electric: 12.64%
  • Wasco, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 49.99%
    • Wasco Electric: 50.01%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many power plants are within Sherman County, Oregon?

Sherman County, Oregon is home to 9 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Sherman County, Oregon?

The largest electricity supplier in Sherman County, Oregon by total customer count is PacifiCorp.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Sherman County, Oregon.

What electricity companies offer service in Sherman County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1PacifiCorp4,114
2Wasco Electric1,073
3Columbia Basin Electric Cooperative22

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-10-26