Wallowa County, Oregon Electric Profile

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Wallowa County is the 2722nd largest county in the nation, with 7,208 citizens calling the county home.

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Over 100.00% of Wallowa County’s electricity production comes from renewable fuel sources, ranking Wallowa County at 1487th in the United States for renewable electricity generation.

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Residents of Wallowa County are paying, on average, 21.99% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average price, at 10.49 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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At $99.96, the average Wallowa County monthly residential electricity expense is 4.82% lower than the state average.

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There was a 10.27% drop in CO2 emissions per capita in the last 12 months in Wallowa County.

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Wallowa County is the 1529th highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3220 counties in the nation, with a population of 7,208 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 5,078.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    86,173 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.96 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,078 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    5,078 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.7 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    12,455,200 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,727.97 kg

Enterprise, OR Electric Overview

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Enterprise has an average residential electricity rate of 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 21.61% 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 Enterprise average is 5.15% lower at $99.61 per month. This is the 46th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Oregon. PacifiCorp sells 888.33 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

Enterprise is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 3,732,935.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 93rd worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Enterprise

Enterprise 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 Enterprise
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Enterprise Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Enterprise, Oregon

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Joseph, OR Electric Overview

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Joseph's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour . This is below both the Oregon and the United States average rates of 11.22 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. PacifiCorp has 25 residential customers, more than all other vendors who operate in the city. The Oregon average monthly residential electric bill is $105.02, while the Joseph average is 5.15% less at $99.61 per month. This is the 46th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Oregon.

The electricity sold in Joseph has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 1,815,973.14 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Joseph

Joseph 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 Joseph
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Joseph Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Joseph, Oregon

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Wallowa, OR Electric Overview

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Wallowa's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 10.54 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.99% below the average Oregon rate of 11.22 cents. Wallowa is the 227th largest city in the state, with a population of 797. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Wallowa average is 17.16% lower at $99.61 per month.

Wallowa emits 1,836.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 93rd worst polluting city out of 378 cities in the state. With total emissions of 1,463,428.3 kilograms, the city ranks 226th 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 9,528.26 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wallowa

Wallowa 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 Wallowa
46th$99.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wallowa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wallowa, Oregon

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Energy Production in Wallowa County, Oregon

Power Plants in Wallowa County, Oregon

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Wallowa County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Wallowa County creates 12,455,199.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 25th most of any county in the state. The county averages 1,727.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s emission levels. They rank 22nd highest in Oregon in this category. The top fuel type used in Wallowa County is Conventional Hydroelectric. The county generates 5,078 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total generation in the county, from this fuel. Wallowa County has one electricity generation plant, which is 28th highest in the state.

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Wallowa County, Oregon Net Metering

About 100.00% of the electric providers in Wallowa County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly favorable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Wallowa County has an average of 5.95% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Wallowa County a rank of 28th best in Oregon out of 36.

Power Companies in Wallowa County, Oregon

Providers In Each City in Wallowa County:

  • Enterprise, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Joseph, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Lostine, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Wallowa, 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 within Wallowa County, Oregon?

There is one active power plant in Wallowa County, Oregon

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

The largest electricity supplier in Wallowa County, Oregon by megawatt hours sold is PacifiCorp.

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers offering service in Wallowa County, Oregon.

Which electricity companies offer service in Wallowa County, Oregon?

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1PacifiCorp76,359
2Idaho Power308

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