Union County, Oregon Electric Profile

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At $97.18, the Union County average monthly residential electricity expense is 7.47% lower than the Oregon average bill.

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Union County is ranked 490th out of 3220 counties in the country for renewable electricity production per capita, at 11.01 megawatt hours per person each year.

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Union County is ranked 2851st out of 3220 for highest polluting county in the country when considering pollution per capita. The county emits 145.29 kilograms per person per year of CO2 gases.

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Union County is the 885th highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3220 counties in the US, with a population of 26,835 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 295,431.

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During the course of the past 12 months, Union County saw a 1837.36% rise in CO2 emissions per capita.

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Union County is the 17th largest producing county in the state out of 36 counties when considering megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    320,817 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.96 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    295,431 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    295,431 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.01 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,898,942 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    145.29 kg

La Grande, OR Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within La Grande are paying a residential electricity rate of 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the residents, this rate is below both the Oregon and the United States average rates of 11.22 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the La Grande average is 19.45% less at $96.85 per month. The city has an average of 1.41 electrical outages per consumer a year. These outages go on for an average of 104.67 minutes. In comparison, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes an outage.

As the 49th worst ranked city out of 378 cities in Oregon, La Grande emits 24,439,436.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use a year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which amounts to 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks La Grande as the 11th highest polluting city in the state. The city is home to zero power generation plants, which is, of course, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in La Grande

La Grande residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.101/kWh$0.093/kWh$96.85/mo.$92.74/mo.
97th10.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of La Grande
19th$96.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for La Grande Residents

Electric Companies With Service in La Grande, Oregon

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Oregon Trail Electric CoopBUNDLED10.1296.85No DataIcon representing missing value.294,91129,845,200

Union, OR Electric Overview

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Union's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.77% lower than the average Oregon rate of 11.22 cents, a welcome state of affairs for citizens of the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $96.85 per month. Customers in Union deal with 1.41 power outages per year with outages lasting on average 104.67 minutes.

For every person in the city there are 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 11th worst in Oregon out of 378 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 4,002,852.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Union

Union residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.101/kWh$0.093/kWh$96.85/mo.$92.74/mo.
97th10.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Union
19th$96.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Union Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Union, Oregon

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Oregon Trail Electric CoopBUNDLED10.1296.85No DataIcon representing missing value.294,91129,845,200

Elgin, OR Electric Overview

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Elgin has an average residential electricity rate of 10.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 24.76% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. The Oregon average monthly residential electric bill is $105.02, while the Elgin average is 7.78% lower at $96.85 per month. This is the 19th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Oregon. Oregon Trail Electric Coop has 5 residential customers, more than any other supplier in the city.

Elgin emits 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 11th worst polluting city out of 378 cities in the state. With total emissions of 2,658,775.63 kilograms, the city ranks 182nd worst in Oregon for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 17,311.07 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elgin

Elgin residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.101/kWh$0.093/kWh$96.85/mo.$92.74/mo.
97th10.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elgin
19th$96.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elgin Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elgin, Oregon

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Oregon Trail Electric CoopBUNDLED10.1296.85No DataIcon representing missing value.294,91129,845,200

Energy Production in Union County, Oregon

Power Plants in Union County, Oregon

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Union County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 3,898,941.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Union County from electricity use per year. This total also equates to a ranking of 2851st highest in the country for emissions per resident from electricity use, with an average of 145.29 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The county is home to one electricity generation plant, which is 28th highest in the state and 24th highest when counting power plants per capita. Union County's fuel of choice is Wind, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from this fuel type.

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Union County, Oregon Net Metering

Of the 4 electric companies in Union County, 75.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Oregon has favorable laws for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Union County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.82% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Union County a rank of 11th best in the state out of 36 counties.

Providers In Each City in Union County:

  • Cove, Oregon:
    • Oregon Trail Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Elgin, Oregon:
    • Oregon Trail Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Imbler, Oregon:
    • Oregon Trail Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Island City, Oregon:
    • Oregon Trail Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • La Grande, Oregon:
    • Oregon Trail Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • North Powder, Oregon:
    • Oregon Trail Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Summerville, Oregon:
    • Oregon Trail Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Union, Oregon:
    • Oregon Trail Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Union County, Oregon?

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1Oregon Trail Electric Coop8,950
2PacifiCorp691
3Umatilla Electric Cooperative498

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Union County, Oregon?

The largest electricity provider in Union County, Oregon by total customer count is Oregon Trail Electric Coop.

How many power plants are located within Union County, Oregon?

There is one electricity plant in Union County, Oregon

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

There are 4 electricity companies serving consumers in Union County, Oregon.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16