Washington County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Washington County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Washington County is the 1287th largest producing county in the United States out of 3221 counties when considering megawatt hours produced using sustainable fuels.

Washington County residents pay an average residential monthly electricity bill of $134.82, which is 27.72% higher than the Oregon average bill of $105.56.

Washington County currently ranks 655th in the nation out of 3221 counties in megawatt hours generated from solar power.

As the 27th largest producer of electricity of all 36 counties in the state, Washington County produces 15,243 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

Portland General Electric is the largest supplier in Washington County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Washington County ranks 18th in the state out of 36 counties for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 0.01 megawatt hours produced per person.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    7,415,344 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    15,243 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    15,243 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.03 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    966,281,823 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,609.47 kg

Hillsboro, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, Hillsboro's residential electricity rate is 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.54% higher than the average Oregon price of 11.34 cents and 7.08% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Portland General Electric.

Hillsboro has zero electricity generation plants. Around 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 40th worst polluter in the state out of 427 cities. Total emissions in the city are 170,622,782.92 kilograms, which is the 5th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hillsboro

Hillsboro residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.112/kWh$146.58/mo.$72.11/mo.
344th13.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hillsboro
260th$110.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hillsboro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hillsboro, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Portland General ElectricBUNDLED13.44110.287,937,7161,066,605,560

Zips with electric coverage in Hillsboro, Oregon include: 97006, 97007, 97229, 97124, 97123

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Beaverton, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, Beaverton's residential electricity rate is 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.54% higher than the average Oregon price of 11.34 cents and 7.08% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Portland General Electric.

Beaverton has zero electricity generation plants. Around 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city from electricity use, making them the 317th worst polluter in the state out of 427 cities. Total emissions in the city are 156,272,112.86 kilograms, which is the 7th worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Beaverton

Beaverton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.112/kWh$146.58/mo.$72.11/mo.
344th13.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Beaverton
260th$110.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Beaverton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Beaverton, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Portland General ElectricBUNDLED13.44110.287,937,7161,066,605,560

Zips with electric coverage in Beaverton, Oregon include: 97006, 97007, 97229, 97223, 97008, 97005, 97225

Tigard, OR Electricity Overview

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On average, Tigard's residential electricity rate is 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 18.54% higher than the average Oregon price of 11.34 cents and 7.08% less than the US average of 14.46 cents. Tigard produces 1.58% of the electricity needed in the city and must import power from nearby cities and counties or rural area electricity generation plants. The city produces about 0.19 megawatt hours per capita each year from its power plants, which makes it the 10th highest generator out of 427 cities in Oregon.

Tigard's fuel of choice is Other Biomass Gas, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel source. Approximately 91,969,822.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption per year. The city also ranks 3rd worst in the state in emissions per resident, averaging 1,686.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Tigard has the 3rd highest number of electricity plants of any city in Oregon, with one total power plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tigard

Tigard residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.142/kWh$0.112/kWh$146.58/mo.$72.11/mo.
344th13.44¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tigard
260th$110.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tigard Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tigard, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Portland General ElectricBUNDLED13.44110.287,937,7161,066,605,560

Zips with electric coverage in Tigard, Oregon include: 97007, 97223, 97224, 97140

Electricity Production in Washington County, Oregon

Power Plants in Washington County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Durham AWTFClean Water Services (100.00%)
Tigard OR Other Biomass Gas 10,6355,929,991.95557.59
Washington County OR Solar 4,608

Washington County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Washington County's fuel of choice is Other Biomass Gas, with 69.77% of electricity generation using this fuel source. Emitting 966,281,823.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county ranks worst out of 36 counties in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 2640th worst in emissions per resident, averaging 1,609.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Washington County has the 23rd most electricity generation plants of any county in the state, with 2 total power plants.

OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
Other Biomass Gas
69.77%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
30.23%

Washington County, Oregon Net Metering

Of the 3 electric suppliers in Washington County, 100.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Regulations put in place at the state level are favorable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Washington County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 4.39% of their energy lost per year. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 1.78%, resulting in a rank of 1350th best in the country and a state rank of 7th best out of 3221 and 36 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Washington County:

  • Banks, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Beaverton, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Cornelius, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Durham, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Forest Grove, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 50.14%
    • Forest Grove Electric: 49.86%
  • Gaston, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Hillsboro, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • King City, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • North Plains, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Sherwood, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Tigard, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Tualatin, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 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 Washington County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Portland General Electric109,948
2Forest Grove Electric10,465
3West Oregon Electric Cooperative923

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

The largest electricity provider in Washington County, Oregon by total customer count is Portland General Electric.

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

There are 3 electricity companies offering service in Washington County, Oregon.

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

There are 2 active electricity plants located in Washington County, Oregon

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-10-24