Wasco County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Wasco County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Northern Wasco PUD is the largest electricity supplier in Wasco County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

The use of renewable fuels for electricity production in Wasco County grew by 11.30% last year.

Wasco County is 1st in Oregon rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 6,786,905 megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuels.

Wasco County ranks as the 2948th worst pollution level from electricity use in the country and 29th worst in Oregon, emitting 0 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Wasco County is ranked 29th out of 36 for worst polluting county in Oregon based on pollution per capita.

The county is ranked as the 181st largest producer of electricity in the country out of 3221 counties for total electricity generation, producing 6,786,905 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    329,408 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,786,905 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    6,786,905 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    254.48 MWh

The Dalles, OR Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call The Dalles home have an average residential electricity rate of 7.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 37.60% lower than the average Oregon rate of 11.34 cents and 51.09% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. Northern Wasco PUD is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $84.82 per month, while the Oregon average is $105.56. Patrons in the city have a 19.64% discount compared to the rest of the state.

Approximately 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 40th worst polluter in the state out of 427 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 25,662,261.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in The Dalles

The Dalles residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.072/kWh$0.067/kWh$91.58/mo.$84.82/mo.
1st7.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of The Dalles
4th$84.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for The Dalles Residents

Electric Companies With Service in The Dalles, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern Wasco PUDBUNDLED7.0784.82137,9499,757,500

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Chenoweth CDP, OR Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Chenoweth CDP home have an average residential electricity rate of 8.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 26.23% lower than the average Oregon rate of 11.34 cents and 42.17% lower than the national average of 14.46 cents. Northern Wasco PUD is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $98.59 per month, while the Oregon average is $105.56. Patrons in the city have a 6.61% discount compared to the rest of the state.

Approximately 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 40th worst polluter in the state out of 427 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 3,165,706.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chenoweth CDP

Chenoweth CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.084/kWh$0.077/kWh$101.43/mo.$97.62/mo.
9th8.36¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chenoweth CDP
170th$98.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chenoweth CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chenoweth CDP, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern Wasco PUDBUNDLED7.0784.82137,9499,757,500
Wasco ElectricBUNDLED12.65144.3452,153.96,597,359.27

Dufur, OR Electricity Overview

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Citizens who call Dufur home have an average residential electricity rate of 12.65 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.59% higher than the average Oregon rate of 11.34 cents and 12.52% less than the national average of 14.46 cents. Wasco Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. With a population of 632 citizens, the city is the 264th most populated city in the state.

Approximately 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity use, making them the 40th worst polluter in the state out of 427 cities. This results in a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 1,013,026.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dufur

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.109/kWh$144.34/mo.$127.76/mo.
334th12.65¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dufur
415th$144.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dufur Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dufur, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Wasco ElectricBUNDLED12.65144.3452,153.96,597,359.27

Electricity Production in Wasco County, Oregon

Power Plants in Wasco County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Wasco County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 6,744,508
Dalles Dam North Fishway ProjectNorthern Wasco PUD (100.00%)
Wasco County OR Conventional Hydroelectric 42,397

Wasco County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident are emitted in the county from electricity use, making them the 2948th worst in the nation. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity consumption of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The county has 2 power plants in the county. This is the 980th most plants within a single county in the United States. Wasco County has roughly 100.00% of its electricity produced by Conventional Hydroelectric.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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100.00%

Wasco County, Oregon Net Metering

Out of the 3 suppliers in Wasco County, 3 of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state of Oregon has some of the best state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Wasco County averages out to about 6.13% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Wasco County a rank of 32nd best in Oregon out of 36.

Power Companies in Wasco County, Oregon

Providers In Each City in Wasco County:

  • Antelope, Oregon:
    • Wasco Electric: 100.00%
  • Dufur, Oregon:
    • Wasco Electric: 100.00%
  • Maupin, Oregon:
    • Wasco Electric: 100.00%
  • Mosier, Oregon:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Shaniko, Oregon:
    • Wasco Electric: 100.00%
  • The Dalles, Oregon:
    • Northern Wasco PUD: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Northern Wasco PUD is the largest electricity provider in Wasco County, Oregon.

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

Wasco County, Oregon has 3 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Wasco County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Northern Wasco PUD10,285
2Wasco Electric2,823
3PacifiCorp2,389

How many power plants are in Wasco County, Oregon?

There are 2 electricity plants in Wasco County, Oregon

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-12