Sherman County, Oregon Electric Profile

Sherman County emits 0 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the national average of 4,494.55.

Sherman County is ranked as the 35th largest consuming county out of 36 counties in Oregon with 21,280.18 megawatt hours being used by consumers for their electricity needs.

Sherman County has a population of 1,780 citizens.

Sherman County is the 22nd largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3220 counties in the United States, with a population of 1,780 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 2,696,571.

Sherman County is 57th in the US rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 2,696,571 megawatt hours produced from renewable sources.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Sherman County is PacifiCorp.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    21,280 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.96 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,696,571 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,696,571 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1,514.93 MWh

Wasco, OR Electric Overview

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Wasco has an average residential electricity rate of 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 5.99% lower than the state's average rate of 11.22 cents, resulting in the city ranking 139th out of 378 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Wasco is the 273rd largest city in Oregon, with a population of 440. PacifiCorp has 28 total residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers in the city.

Wasco emits 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 93rd worst polluting city out of 378 cities in Oregon based on emissions per capita. A total of 807,915.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 267th highest in the state for total pollution. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wasco

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.101/kWh$164.49/mo.$74.21/mo.
139th10.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wasco
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wasco Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wasco, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.5499.615,978,917630,388,057

Moro, OR Electric Overview

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Moro's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.01 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for the citizens, this price is below both the state and nationwide average rates of 11.22 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With a population of 353 citizens, the city is the 293rd most populous city in Oregon. PacifiCorp has 13 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city.

On average, Moro residents emit 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 11th highest polluting city out of 378 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 648,168.37 kilograms, the city ranks 286th worst in Oregon for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Moro

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.101/kWh$164.49/mo.$74.21/mo.
275th11.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Moro
318th$109.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Moro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Moro, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Bonneville Power AdministrationBUNDLED
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.5499.615,978,917630,388,057
Wasco ElectricBUNDLED12.65144.3452,153.96,597,359.27

Grass Valley, OR Electric Overview

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Grass Valley's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.99% less than the average state rate of 11.22 cents and 21.61% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. With a population of 179 citizens, the city is the 325th most populated city in the state. PacifiCorp sells 308.82 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other vendors.

Around 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 93rd highest polluter in Oregon out of 378 cities. A total of 328,674.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 320th worst in Oregon for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Grass Valley must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Grass Valley

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.113/kWh$0.101/kWh$164.49/mo.$74.21/mo.
139th10.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Grass Valley
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Grass Valley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Grass Valley, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.5499.615,978,917630,388,057

Energy 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 1,112,909
Klondike Windpower IIIAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 804,275
Star Point Wind Project LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 246,523
Hay Canyon Wind Power LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 224,221
Klondike Windpower IIAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 202,129
Klondike Wind PowerAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 52,887
PaTu Wind Farm LLCPaTu Wind Farm LLC (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Wind 31,859
WyEast SolarAvangrid (100.00%)
Sherman County OR Solar 21,768

Sherman County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Sherman County has the 2960th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity use of all of the counties in the nation, emitting 0 kilograms each year. The county averages 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county’s pollution levels. They rank 2960th highest in the nation in this category. Around 99.19% of electricity in Sherman County comes from generation using Wind. Sherman County isp home to 8 power producing plants, which is 13th most in Oregon and 2nd highest when considering plants per citizen.

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99.19%
SOLAR
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0.81%

Sherman County, Oregon Net Metering

Approximately 66.67% of the electric providers in Sherman County offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of Oregon have favorable net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Sherman County one company reports energy loss, PacifiCorp. They average an annual energy loss of 5.95%. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 1.78%, resulting in a rank of 2549th best in the United States and a state rank of 28th best out of 3220 and 36 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Sherman County, Oregon

Providers In Each City in Sherman County:

  • Grass Valley, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Moro, Oregon:
    • Wasco Electric: 18.27%
    • PacifiCorp: 63.46%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 18.27%
  • Rufus, Oregon:
    • Wasco Electric: 35.33%
    • Klickitat County PUD: 4.86%
    • PacifiCorp: 19.62%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 40.19%
  • Wasco, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Sherman County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1PacifiCorp5,229
2Wasco Electric1,158

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

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

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

Sherman County, Oregon has 3 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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

Sherman County, Oregon is home to 8 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-29