Carbon County, Utah Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carbon County, Utah Electricity Overview

Carbon County uses only 50.55% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the excess 49.45%.

With 99.64% of Carbon County's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 184th out of 3221 counties in the United States in total megawatt hours produced from coal.

While the national average residential rate of electricity is 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, Carbon County's average price is 23.22% below that at 10.74 cents per kilowatt hour.

Carbon County generates the 132nd highest amount of electricity per capita from natural gas out of 3221 counties in the United States, with the fuel accounting for 19.66 megawatt hours a year per person.

Carbon County ranks 15th out of 29 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population using 203,614.45 megawatt hours.

As the 5th highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita, Carbon County generates 19.73 megawatt hours per person each year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    203,614 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.98 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    402,811 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    402,811 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    19.73 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    241,185,731 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    11,815.88 kg

Price, UT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Price are billed a residential electricity rate of 11.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.50% above the state's average rate of 10.59 cents. This makes the city 313th lowest for average electricity rate out of 334 cities in Utah. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $58.16. This is 53.04% below the national average of $123.86. Price City Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Price emits 6,851.87 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 86th worst polluting city out of 334 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 56,294,999.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Price must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Price

Price residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.100/kWh$141.17/mo.$54.70/mo.
313th11.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Price
3rd$58.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Price Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Price, Utah

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.7581.638,068,920867,087,899
Price City UtilitiesBUNDLED11.4954.1524,148.952,775,862.12

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Helper, UT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Helper are billed a residential electricity rate of 8.35 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.12% below the state's average rate of 10.59 cents. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $62.38. This is 49.64% below the national average of $123.86. Helper City Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Helper emits 6,851.87 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 86th worst polluting city out of 334 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 14,471,158.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Helper must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Helper

Helper residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.100/kWh$141.17/mo.$54.70/mo.
19th8.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Helper
7th$62.38Average residential monthly electricity bill for Helper Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Helper, Utah

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Helper City UtilitiesBUNDLED5.9643.0810,403.59619,897.8
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.7581.638,068,920867,087,899

Wellington, UT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Wellington are billed a residential electricity rate of 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.46% above the state's average rate of 10.59 cents. This makes the city 76th lowest for average electricity rate out of 334 cities in Utah. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $81.63. This is 34.10% below the national average of $123.86. PacifiCorp is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Wellington emits 6,851.87 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 86th worst polluting city out of 334 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 10,997,258.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Wellington must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wellington

Wellington residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.100/kWh$141.17/mo.$54.70/mo.
76th10.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wellington
60th$81.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wellington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wellington, Utah

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.7581.638,068,920867,087,899

Electricity Production in Carbon County, Utah

Power Plants in Carbon County, Utah

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sunnyside Cogen AssociatesColmac Utah, Inc. (50.00%)Sunnyside Holdings I, Inc. (50.00%)
East Carbon UT Coal 402,811477,138,363.391,184.52

Carbon County, Utah Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Carbon County emits 11,815.88 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita from electricity use, which makes it the highest polluting county out of 29 counties in the state based on emissions per capita. This equals a total pollution amount from electricity use of 241,185,731.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The main fuel consumed in Carbon County is Coal. They generate 401,371.73 megawatt hours from this fuel type. There is one power plant in Carbon County.

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Coal
99.64%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.36%

Carbon County, Utah Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Carbon County include PacifiCorp, Price City Utilities, and Helper City Utilities The state has heavily restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Power Companies in Carbon County, Utah

Providers In Each City in Carbon County:

  • East Carbon, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Helper, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 50.05%
    • Helper City Utilities: 49.95%
  • Price, Utah:
    • Price City Utilities: 85.39%
    • PacifiCorp: 14.61%
  • Scofield, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Wellington, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 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 Carbon County, Utah?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1PacifiCorp25,024
2Price City Utilities5,008
3Helper City Utilities1,276

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Carbon County, Utah?

The largest electricity company in Carbon County, Utah by megawatt hours sold is PacifiCorp.

How many electric companies offer service in Carbon County, Utah?

There are 3 electricity suppliers operating in Carbon County, Utah.

How many power plants are in Carbon County, Utah?

There is one active power plant in Carbon County, Utah

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-27