PacifiCorp

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About PacifiCorp

With headquarters in Portland, Oregon, PacifiCorp supplies electricity to 6 states throughout the US. A total of 1,762,749 residential customers, 227,581 commercial customers, 2 transportation customers and 32,950 industrial accounts purchase their electricity from the company. The average residential electricity price for patrons of PacifiCorp is roughly 10.52 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 25.44% lower than the US average rate of 14.11 cents, resulting in the company ranking 696th out of 2923 companies in the nation for best average electricity price. In 2020 they sold 5,249,066 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other companies. Electricity production and wholesale power purchases made up 77.92% and 18.72%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced by the company. Power plants owned by the company produced 49,660,609 megawatt hours and an additional 11,927,865 were procured via wholesale channels. The revenue for the company in 2020 from electricity sales was $5,333,490,200, with 85.90% coming from retail sales to end users and 3.55% from wholesale electricity sales.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of PacifiCorp is $89.15 per month, while the nationwide average is $125.95. Patrons of the supplier pay 29.22% less compared to the rest of the US. The supplier generates a total of 29,389,992.54 megawatt hours from the use of coal. This is the 10th most in the United States out of 3509 electricity suppliers Wind turbines owned or operated by the supplier produce 7,138,626.53 megawatt hours, or 13.69% of the total electricity generation by the provider. Solar fields owned by the supplier generate 3,232 megawatt hours, which is 0.01% of their total generation capacity.

PacifiCorp Net Metering

Customers of PacifiCorp are able to take advantage of net metering offerings, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically feasible as it allows consumers to sell electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

PacifiCorp loses electricity at a rate of 5.95% of their total production from heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of loss earns them a rank of 1136th best out of 3509 providers reporting energy loss in the country.

PacifiCorp Rate & Electric Bills

PacifiCorp residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.099/kWh$126.66/mo.$63.24/mo.
696th10.52¢PacifiCorp's Average residential price per kWh
688th$89.15Average monthly electricity bill for PacifiCorp's residential customers

PacifiCorp Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Berkshire Hathaway Energy
  • Subsidiary Company:Rocky Mountain Power
  • Headquarters:825 Northeast Multnomah Street
    Portland, Oregon 97232
    United States of America
  • CEO:Stefan Bird

PacifiCorp Contact

PacifiCorp Service

  • Outage Phone:(877) 508-5088

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Quick Facts About PacifiCorp

Based on megawatt hours produced, PacifiCorp is the 27th largest electricity company out of 3509 in the US.

PacifiCorp is the 27th largest generator of electricity in the United States out of 3509 providers, producing 52,154,402.98 megawatt hours.

PacifiCorp ranks 45th in the nation out of 3509 companies for total electricity generation from natural gas, with generation totaling 12,407,372.24 total megawatt hours each year.

PacifiCorp is 18th in the nation out of 3509 providers for total megawatt hours generated from hydroelectric power.

PacifiCorp produces 10,329,101.53 megawatt hours (or 19.80% of their total production) from the use of renewable fuel sources in their production plants.

PacifiCorp generates 80.20% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuel types. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 41,825,301.45 megawatt hours, which is 27th most in the nation out of 3509 providers.

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Energy Loss

PacifiCorp's energy loss due to business operations.

-5.95%

Total Energy Loss

3,794,231MWh

1136 National Rank

PacifiCorp Energy Makeup

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PacifiCorp State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
California45,837106,466,224252.85%
Idaho86,431293,471,22534.45%
Oregon614,2631,207,179,796232.47%
Utah997,9862,154,398,883146.26%
Washington135,385350,399,02178%
Wyoming143,382599,600,11915.97%

PacifiCorp County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Albany County37,066415.28$131.94/mo
Bannock County87,018210.56$98.99/mo
Bear Lake County6,372210.43$98.56/mo
Beaver County7,072210.92$81.43/mo
Benton County95,184210.66$123.16/mo
Big Horn County11,521515.06$36.77/mo
Bingham County47,992210.61$99.06/mo
Bonneville County123,96448.60$88.37/mo
Box Elder County57,666310.50$90.86/mo
Butte County2,57429.55$119.77/mo

Power Plants Owned by PacifiCorp

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Colstrip MT Coal 10,539,711.0110,967,076,273.61,040.55
Sweetwater County WY Coal 10,289,464.910,806,109,350.441,050.21
Emery County UT Coal 8,767,922.018,456,054,545.65964.43
Moffat County CO Coal 7,588,6687,633,426,236.041,005.9
Lake Side Power PlantPacifiCorp (100.00%)
Vineyard UT Natural Gas 6,379,5722,457,517,143.9385.22
Emery County UT Coal 6,190,345.015,905,971,307.51954.06
Converse County WY Coal 3,330,2103,706,781,674.471,113.08
Routt County CO Coal 2,613,127.012,617,527,123.51,001.68
Juab County UT Natural Gas 2,587,2791,026,454,295.72396.73
Hermiston Generating PlantHermiston Generating Co LP (50.00%)PacifiCorp (50.00%)
Umatilla County OR Natural Gas 2,562,7991,008,264,850.18393.42

PacifiCorp Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
56.35%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
23.79%
WIND
Wind
Wind
13.69%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
5.71%
GEOTHERMAL
Geothermal
0.41%
OTHER
Other
0.06%

Cities PacifiCorp Has Coverage

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

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PacifiCorp FAQ:

Does PacifiCorp have any subsidiary companies?

PacifiCorp is a parent company of Rocky Mountain Power.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for PacifiCorp customers?

Consumers of PacifiCorp, on average, have an electricity BUNDLED rate 10.52 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How much is the average bundled bill for PacifiCorp customers each month?

PacifiCorp currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $89.15, compared to the US of $125.95 for bundled service.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with PacifiCorp?

There are 57 power plants owned by or associated with PacifiCorp.

Who is the CEO of PacifiCorp?

PacifiCorp's current CEO is Stefan Bird.

How many counties does PacifiCorp offer service in?

There are 90 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by PacifiCorp.

How many states does PacifiCorp provider electricity to?

PacifiCorp offers service in 6 states.

What company is PacifiCorp owned by?

PacifiCorp is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy.

What is the phone number for PacifiCorp?

You can reach PacifiCorp by phone via (888) 221-7070.

What percentage of PacifiCorp's electricity is produced using renewable fuels?

Power plants owned by or associated with PacifiCorp generate 19.80% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What percentage of PacifiCorp's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuels?

Electric plants owned by or associated with PacifiCorp produce 80.20% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What cities does PacifiCorp sell electricity to?

PacifiCorp supplies in 428 cities throughout the nation.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-12