Puget Sound Energy

About Puget Sound Energy

With their main offices in Bellevue, Washington, Puget Sound Energy offers electricity services 11 counties throughout Washington and is classified as an investor owned entity. There are a total of 1,190,524 customers receiving electricity from the provider. These customers are made up of 1,047,558 residential properties, 139,686 commercial accounts, one transportation customer and 3,278 industrial properties. Puget Sound Energy's customers spend, on average, 11.21 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. This is 12.62% higher than Washington's average price of 9.95 cents, resulting in the company ranking 47th best for average electricity rate out of 60 suppliers in the state. In 2020 they had retail sales of 20,088,222 megawatt hours and wholesale sales of 20,088,222 megawatt hours. The electricity generated in the company’s power plants made up 11,700,918 of the megawatt hours sourced by the company and the purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 16,957,849. In 2020, the supplier made 88.90% of their revenue from retail electricity sales and 6.28% via sales on the wholesale electricity market.

The average monthly residential power bill for a customer of Puget Sound Energy is $101.22, while the US average is $117.93. Customers of the supplier have a 14.17% markdown compared to the rest of the nation. The company's electricity generating facilities produce 6,718,317.9 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas as the fuel source. This amount ranks them as the 74th highest in the United States out of 3510 suppliers for total natural gas production. The provider is the 122nd highest generator of megawatt hours from coal in the country out of 3510 electric suppliers. The supplier ranks 37th in the United States out of 3510 companies for total megawatt hours generated from wind turbines, with 1,970,714 megawatt hours produced.

Puget Sound Energy Net Metering

Puget Sound Energy, luckily, offers net metering options to consumers. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell excess wattage back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

Energy loss is always a reality when dealing with electricity transmission. Puget Sound Energy currently averages a loss of approximately 5.56% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Puget Sound Energy's energy loss numbers give them a ranking of 31st best out of the 54 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 1045th best out of 3510 in the nation.

Puget Sound Energy Rate & Electric Bills

Puget Sound Energy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.104/kWh$149.24/mo.$67.95/mo.
1099th11.21¢Puget Sound Energy's Average residential price per kWh
1167th$101.22Average monthly electric bill for Puget Sound Energy's residential customers

Puget Sound Energy Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Headquarters:355 110th Avenue Northeast
    Bellevue, Washington 98004
    United States of America
  • CEO:Mary E. Kipp

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Quick Facts About Puget Sound Energy

Puget Sound Energy is the 107th highest producer of electricity in the nation out of 3510 companies, producing 11,820,924.4 megawatt hours.

Puget Sound Energy generates 980,150 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, ranking Puget Sound Energy 39th in the US out of 3510 electric companies.

Puget Sound Energy generates 75.03% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuels. The total electricity produced from non-renewable sources is 8,869,658.4 megawatt hours, which is 119th most in the country out of 3510 providers.

Puget Sound Energy is 318th out of the 3510 providers in the United States for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuel sources.

Puget Sound Energy is 246th out of 3510 companies in the US for total megawatt hours generated from solar power sources.

Energy Loss

Puget Sound Energy's energy loss due to business operations.

-5.56%

Total Energy Loss

1,588,951MWh

1045 National Rank

Puget Sound Energy Energy Makeup

Puget Sound Energy Coverage Map

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Puget Sound Energy State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Washington1,190,5242,251,919,1281100%

Puget Sound Energy County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Island County85,141311.02$100.27/mo
Jefferson County32,221611.27$116.28/mo
King County2,252,782410.62$100.43/mo
Kitsap County271,473111.22$101.23/mo
Kittitas County47,935311.29$116.56/mo
Lewis County80,70749.31$109.62/mo
Pierce County904,980710.00$110.00/mo
Skagit County129,205111.22$101.23/mo
Snohomish County822,083310.41$97.35/mo
Thurston County290,536111.22$101.23/mo

Power Plants Owned by Puget Sound Energy

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Colstrip MT Coal 8,566,937.998,999,242,146.211,050.46Yes
Goldendale Generating StationPuget Sound Energy (100.00%)
Goldendale WA Natural Gas 1,978,601717,582,856.34362.67
Mint Farm Generating StationPuget Sound Energy (100.00%)
Longview WA Natural Gas 1,729,580691,393,819.9399.75
Ferndale Generating StationPuget Sound Energy (100.00%)
Whatcom County WA Natural Gas 1,245,442498,398,434.47400.18
Pierce County WA Natural Gas 959,864362,998,847.4378.18
Lower Snake River Wind Energy ProjectPuget Sound Energy (100.00%)
Garfield County WA Wind 863,739
Kittitas County WA Wind 691,539
Sumas WA Natural Gas 477,349215,171,299.7450.76
Bellingham WA Natural Gas 430,998214,084,882.05496.72
Columbia County WA Wind 415,838

Puget Sound Energy Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
56.83%
COAL
Coal
Coal
18.13%
WIND
Wind
Wind
16.67%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
8.29%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.07%
OTHER
Other
0.00%

Cities Puget Sound Energy Has Coverage

  • Algona, WA
  • Anacortes, WA
  • Arlington, WA
  • Auburn, WA
  • Bainbridge Island, WA
  • Beaux Arts Village, WA
  • Bellevue, WA
  • Bellingham, WA
  • Black Diamond, WA
  • Blaine, WA
  • Bonney Lake, WA
  • Bothell, WA
  • Bremerton, WA
  • Brier, WA
  • Buckley, WA
  • Bucoda, WA
  • Burien, WA
  • Burlington, WA
  • Carbonado, WA
  • Carnation, WA
  • Chehalis, WA
  • Cle Elum, WA
  • Clyde Hill, WA
  • Concrete, WA
  • Coupeville, WA
  • Covington, WA
  • Des Moines, WA
  • DuPont, WA
  • Duvall, WA
  • Edgewood, WA
  • Edmonds, WA
  • Ellensburg, WA
  • Enumclaw, WA
  • Everett, WA
  • Everson, WA
  • Federal Way, WA
  • Ferndale, WA
  • Fife, WA
  • Granite Falls, WA
  • Hamilton, WA
  • Hunts Point, WA
  • Issaquah, WA
  • Kenmore, WA
  • Kent, WA
  • Kirkland, WA
  • Kittitas, WA
  • La Conner, WA
  • Lacey, WA
  • Lake Forest Park, WA
  • Lake Stevens, WA
  • Lakewood, WA
  • Langley, WA
  • Lyman, WA
  • Lynden, WA
  • Lynnwood, WA
  • Maple Valley, WA
  • Marysville, WA
  • Medina, WA
  • Mercer Island, WA
  • Mill Creek, WA
  • Milton, WA
  • Monroe, WA
  • Mount Vernon, WA
  • Mountlake Terrace, WA
  • Mukilteo, WA
  • Napavine, WA
  • Newcastle, WA
  • Nooksack, WA
  • Normandy Park, WA
  • North Bend, WA
  • Oak Harbor, WA
  • Olympia, WA
  • Orting, WA
  • Pacific, WA
  • Port Orchard, WA
  • Port Townsend, WA
  • Poulsbo, WA
  • Puyallup, WA
  • Rainier, WA
  • Redmond, WA
  • Renton, WA
  • Roslyn, WA
  • Roy, WA
  • Sammamish, WA
  • SeaTac, WA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Sedro-Woolley, WA
  • Skykomish, WA
  • Snohomish, WA
  • Snoqualmie, WA
  • South Cle Elum, WA
  • South Prairie, WA
  • Sultan, WA
  • Sumas, WA
  • Sumner, WA
  • Tenino, WA
  • Toledo, WA
  • Tukwila, WA
  • Tumwater, WA
  • Vader, WA
  • Wilkeson, WA
  • Winlock, WA
  • Woodinville, WA
  • Woodway, WA
  • Yarrow Point, WA
  • Yelm, WA

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

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Puget Sound Energy FAQ:

What percentage of Puget Sound Energy’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Puget Sound Energy produces 75.03% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Puget Sound Energy?

The Puget Sound Energy phone number is (888) 225-5773.

Who is the CEO of Puget Sound Energy?

The current CEO of Puget Sound Energy is Mary E. Kipp.

What cities does Puget Sound Energy sell electricity to?

Puget Sound Energy has customers in 106 cities.

What is the average bundled bill for Puget Sound Energy customers each month?

Consumers of Puget Sound Energy pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $101.22.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Puget Sound Energy?

There are 19 power plants owned by or associated with Puget Sound Energy.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Puget Sound Energy customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for customers of Puget Sound Energy is 11.21 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Puget Sound Energy supply electricity to?

There are 11 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Puget Sound Energy including, Washington.

What percentage of Puget Sound Energy’s electricity is generated using renewable fuel types?

Power generation facilities owned by or associated with Puget Sound Energy generate 24.97% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-06