Umatilla County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Umatilla County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Umatilla County is 12th out of 36 counties in Oregon for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 8.78 megawatt hours per person each year.

Umatilla County generates 88.64 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 328th highest county out of 3221 counties in the country for production per capita.

Umatilla County uses non-renewable fuel sources to generate 79.87 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 183rd highest county in the nation for non-renewable generation per capita.

Umatilla County is ranked as the 14th largest consuming county out of 36 counties in the state with 989,026.19 megawatt hours being consumed by citizens who live there.

Roughly 90.10% of Umatilla County's electricity is produced using non-renewable sources, making it the 177th highest ranked county in the county out of 3221 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources.

Umatilla County averages 8.63 megawatt hours generated from wind per resident, which is 6th highest county in Oregon out of 36 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    989,026 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,098,147 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    702,714 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,395,433 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    88.64 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    345,407,826 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,313.55 kg

Hermiston, OR Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Hermiston spend, on average, 8.81 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 22.24% less than Oregon's average rate of 11.34 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Hermiston average is 25.31% lower at $96.99 per month. Hermiston Energy is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emissions in Hermiston average 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 317th worst polluting city out of 427 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 31,022,324.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 34th highest for total pollution in Oregon. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Hermiston must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hermiston

Hermiston 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.
21st8.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hermiston
164th$96.99Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hermiston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hermiston, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Hermiston EnergyBUNDLED8.6078.2350,534.154,343,548.33
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446
Umatilla Electric CooperativeBUNDLED8.88106.41171,76715,249,400

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Pendleton, OR Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Pendleton spend, on average, 10.16 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 10.37% less than Oregon's average rate of 11.34 cents. The national average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Pendleton average is 26.33% lower at $95.66 per month. PacifiCorp is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Emissions in Pendleton average 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 40th worst polluting city out of 427 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 27,420,631.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 41st highest for total pollution in Oregon. Because there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, electricity providers who service Pendleton must bring in all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pendleton

Pendleton 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.
137th10.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pendleton
13th$95.66Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pendleton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pendleton, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446

Umatilla, OR Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants of Umatilla spend, on average, 9.49 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 16.28% less than Oregon's average rate of 11.34 cents. With 100.00% of its electricity generation coming from sustainable fuel sources, the city ranks 10th in the state out of 427 cities for total electricity generation from renewable fuel types. The state average monthly residential power bill is $105.56, while the Umatilla average is 4.05% below at $101.28 per month. This is the 196th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Emissions in Umatilla average 1,401.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 421st worst polluting city out of 427 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 10,315,626.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 91st highest for total pollution in Oregon. The city is home to one electricity producing plant. Umatilla's primary fuel utilized for electricity production is Solar. The city generates 100.00% of the total generation in the city from this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Umatilla

Umatilla 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.
46th9.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Umatilla
196th$101.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Umatilla Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Umatilla, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.1695.666,026,499612,316,446
Umatilla Electric CooperativeBUNDLED8.88106.41171,76715,249,400

Electricity Production in Umatilla County, Oregon

Power Plants in Umatilla County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hermiston Power PartnershipCalpine (100.00%)
Umatilla County OR Natural Gas 3,832,6341,470,694,158.08383.73
Hermiston Generating PlantHermiston Generating Co LP (50.00%)PacifiCorp (50.00%)
Umatilla County OR Natural Gas 2,562,7991,008,264,850.18393.42
Vansycle II Wind Energy CenterNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Umatilla County OR Wind 303,659
Eurus Combine Hills Turbine Ranch 2Eurus Combine Hills II LLC (100.00%)
Umatilla County OR Wind 146,035
Combine Hills IEurus Combine Hills I LLC (100.00%)
Umatilla County OR Wind 103,619
Umatilla County OR Wind 68,658
Chopin Wind LLCBayWa r.e Wind LLC (100.00%)
Umatilla County OR Wind 31,704
Oregon Trail Windfarm LLCExelon Corporation (50.50%)
Umatilla County OR Wind 26,209
Four Corners Windfarm LLCExelon Corporation (51.00%)
Umatilla County OR Wind 18,171
Ward Butte Windfarm LLCExelon Corporation (50.50%)
Umatilla County OR Wind 17,059
Butter Creek Power LLCExelon Corporation (50.50%)
Umatilla County OR Wind 12,806
NorWest Energy 9 LLCNew Energy Solar (100.00%)
Umatilla OR Solar 11,454

Umatilla County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. Umatilla County averages 4,313.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 1908th worst in the country out of 3221 counties for emissions efficiency. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution of Umatilla County from electricity consumption is 345,407,826.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 6th largest amount in Oregon and 1908th in the United States. About 90.10% of electricity in Umatilla County comes from production using Natural Gas. Other fuel sources used include Wind at 9.74% and Solar at 0.16%. Umatilla County is home to 12 power producing plants, which is 133rd most in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
90.10%
WIND
Wind
9.74%
SOLAR
Solar
0.16%

Umatilla County, Oregon Net Metering

Umatilla County has 6 out of 7 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Oregon has highly favorable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Umatilla County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 4.52% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 1.78%, resulting in a rank of 1473rd best in the country and a state rank of 8th best out of 3221 and 36 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Umatilla County:

  • Adams, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Athena, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Echo, Oregon:
    • Umatilla Electric Cooperative: 50.83%
    • PacifiCorp: 49.17%
  • Helix, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Hermiston, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 2.24%
    • Hermiston Energy: 32.59%
    • Umatilla Electric Cooperative: 65.18%
  • Milton-Freewater, Oregon:
    • Milton-Freewater, Oregon Electric Utility: 100.00%
  • Pendleton, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Pilot Rock, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Stanfield, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 48.08%
    • Umatilla Electric Cooperative: 51.92%
  • Ukiah, Oregon:
    • Columbia Power Coop Association: 100.00%
  • Umatilla, Oregon:
    • Umatilla Electric Cooperative: 52.25%
    • PacifiCorp: 47.75%
  • Weston, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

Umatilla County, Oregon has 12 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Umatilla Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity provider in Umatilla County, Oregon.

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

Umatilla County, Oregon is home to 7 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Umatilla County, Oregon?

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-12