Yamhill County, Oregon Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Yamhill County, Oregon Electricity Overview

Yamhill County is the 376th highest producer of solar power by total megawatt hours produced in the United States out of 3221 counties.

There was a 13.81% drop in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the most recent year in Yamhill County.

The largest electricity company in Yamhill County by megawatt hours sold is Portland General Electric.

Yamhill County has a population of 107,722 residents.

Solar power usage in Yamhill County has gone up by 200.54% year over year, with 30,264 megawatt hours being produced from solar over the last 12 months compared to 10,070 the 12 months before.

Yamhill County averages 0.55 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 24th highest in Oregon out of 36.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,330,501 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    58,790 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    58,790 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.55 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    183,682,399 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,705.15 kg

McMinnville, OR Electricity Overview

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McMinnville has an average residential electricity rate of 10.49 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully for the inhabitants, this price is below both the Oregon and national average prices of 11.34 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the McMinnville average is 25.42% lower at $96.85 per month. With an estimated 2,560 total residential customers, McMinnville Water and Light is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. McMinnville averages 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 55,009,566.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 18th highest for total emissions in Oregon. The electricity used in McMinnville has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McMinnville

McMinnville 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.
289th10.49¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of McMinnville
140th$96.85Average residential monthly electricity bill for McMinnville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McMinnville, Oregon

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
McMinnville Water and LightBUNDLED7.5483.4190,07814,329,000
Portland General ElectricBUNDLED13.44110.287,937,7161,066,605,560

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Newberg, OR Electricity Overview

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Newberg has an average residential electricity rate of 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the Oregon average price of 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 14.46 cents. Portland General Electric has an estimated 1,304 residential customers, more than any other provider in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Newberg averages 1,602.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 40,293,437.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 25th highest for total emissions in Oregon. The electricity used in Newberg has to be brought in from neighboring cities and rural areas, because there are no electricity production plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newberg

Newberg 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 Newberg
260th$110.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newberg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newberg, 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

Sheridan, OR Electricity Overview

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Sheridan has an average residential electricity rate of 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is more than the Oregon average price of 11.34 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 14.46 cents. With 100.00% of its electricity generation coming from sustainable fuel sources, the city ranks 2nd out of 427 cities in Oregon for total electricity generation from renewable fuels. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Portland General Electric.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Sheridan averages 1,371.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. This adds up to total emissions of 6,360,744.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 117th highest for total emissions in Oregon. The city is home to one power plant. Sheridan's primary fuel source used for electricity generation is Solar. They generate 100.00% of the total generation in the city from this fuel type.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sheridan

Sheridan 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 Sheridan
260th$110.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sheridan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sheridan, 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

Electricity Production in Yamhill County, Oregon

Power Plants in Yamhill County, Oregon

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Riverbend LandfillWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Yamhill County OR Landfill Gas 28,52618,645,433.88653.63
Butler Solar, LLCButler Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Sheridan OR Solar 8,284
Yamhill County OR Solar 4,724
Yamhill County OR Solar 4,657
Yamhill County OR Solar 4,136
Mill Creek Solar (OR)SP Solar 5, LLC (100.00%)
Yamhill County OR Solar 3,893
Dayton Cutoff SolarSP Solar 7, LLC (100.00%)
Yamhill County OR Solar 3,564
Yamhill Solar LLCStandard Solar (100.00%)
Yamhill County OR Solar 1,006

Yamhill County, Oregon Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Yamhill County averages 1,705.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This adds up to total emissions of 183,682,398.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the county the 11th highest for total pollution in the state. The primary fuel source used in Yamhill County is Solar, making up 51.48% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Yamhill County is home to 8 power producing plants, which is 12th most in the state.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
51.48%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
48.52%

Yamhill County, Oregon Net Metering

Yamhill County has 4 out of 4 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Oregon has favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 3.97%. With a state average energy loss of 1.78%, Yamhill County is the 4th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Yamhill County:

  • Amity, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Carlton, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Dayton, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Dundee, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Lafayette, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • McMinnville, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 50.03%
    • McMinnville Water and Light: 49.97%
  • Newberg, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Sheridan, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Willamina, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 100.00%
  • Yamhill, Oregon:
    • Portland General Electric: 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 Yamhill County, Oregon?

By total megawatt hours sold, Portland General Electric is the largest electricity company in Yamhill County, Oregon.

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

There are 8 active electricity plants located in Yamhill County, Oregon

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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Yamhill County, Oregon?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Portland General Electric131,140
2McMinnville Water and Light16,917
3Tillamook PUD620
4West Oregon Electric Cooperative356

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-01