Salt Lake County, Utah Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Salt Lake County, Utah Electricity Overview

Renewable electricity fuels account for 9.50%, or 74,588.82 megawatt hours, of Salt Lake County's total energy generation.

Salt Lake County has a population of 1,185,238 citizens.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Salt Lake County is 10.73 cents. This is around 23.33% lower than the national average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Salt Lake County ranks as the worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 29 counties in Utah, releasing 7,978,228,887.64 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Salt Lake County is 318th out of 3221 counties in the US for total natural gas generation, with 581,908.02 megawatt hours produced using the fuel type.

Salt Lake County experienced a 0.90% drop in CO2 emissions per capita in the preceding year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    11,823,025 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.98 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    784,764 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    74,589 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    710,175 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.66 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    7,978,228,888 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,731.33 kg

Salt Lake City, UT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Salt Lake City home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.46% higher than the average state rate of 10.59 cents. The state average monthly residential power bill is $82.94, while the Salt Lake City average is 1.59% below at $81.63 per month. This is the 60th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Utah. There is a shortage of 1,643,704.59 megawatt hours in the city due to citizens using 471.54% more electricity than the city's power plants generate.

Salt Lake City's primary fuel is Natural Gas, with 90.33% of electricity production using this fuel source. Landfill Gas and Other Gas are also primary fuel sources in the city, with 7.48% and 1.55% of total electricity generation being produced from each type, respectively. For every citizen in the city there are 6,785.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Total emissions in the city are 1,355,249,349.43 kilograms, which is the worst total amount of emissions for any city in the state. Salt Lake City is home to 5 power plants, which is the highest number of power plants within a city in Utah.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City
60th$81.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Salt Lake City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Salt Lake City, Utah

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.7581.6383,9068,068,920867,087,899

Zips with electric coverage in Salt Lake City, Utah include: 84119, 84120, 84106, 84116, 84128, 84115, 84044, 84104, 84109, 84103, 84105 and 8 other zip code(s).

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West Valley City, UT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call West Valley City home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.46% higher than the average state rate of 10.59 cents. PacifiCorp sells an estimated 16,016.69 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than any other electricity supplier. Producing 1.66 megawatt hours per customer living in the city, West Valley City is the 8th highest producing city in Utah out of 334 cities.

West Valley City is the 2nd highest ranked city in the state out of 334 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 934,140,468.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. The city also ranks 324th highest in Utah in pollution per citizen, averaging 6,661.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. The city has one electricity plant. In West Valley City, Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel used in electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Valley City

West Valley City 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 West Valley City
60th$81.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Valley City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Valley City, Utah

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

Zips with electric coverage in West Valley City, Utah include: 84118, 84119, 84120, 84081, 84123, 84128, 84044, 84104

West Jordan, UT Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call West Jordan home are billed a residential electricity price of 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.46% higher than the average state rate of 10.59 cents. Selling an estimated 14,412.92 megawatt hours per year, PacifiCorp is the largest provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $81.63 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Customers in West Jordan have a 1.59% reduction compared to other citizens in the country.

West Jordan is the 3rd highest ranked city in the state out of 334 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 801,402,067.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 6,851.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. They rank as the 269th worst in the state in this category. All of the 1,166,713.2 megawatt hours of electricity used in West Jordan must be sourced from nearby areas with power plants as there are no electricity plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Jordan

West Jordan 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 West Jordan
60th$81.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Jordan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Jordan, Utah

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

Zips with electric coverage in West Jordan, Utah include: 84095, 84118, 84081, 84088, 84084, 84123, 84047, 84006

Electricity Production in Salt Lake County, Utah

Power Plants in Salt Lake County, Utah

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
West Valley Generation ProjectUtah Municipal Power Agency (100.00%)
West Valley City UT Natural Gas 232,207132,802,494.44571.91
Tesoro SLC Cogeneration PlantCaterpillar Financial Services (100.00%)
Salt Lake City UT Natural Gas 200,331116,472,748.84581.4
Kennecott Power PlantKennecott Utah Copper (100.00%)
Salt Lake County UT Waste Heat 135,8312,863,276.7821.08
Salt Lake City UT Natural Gas 83,90682,879,932.24987.7712/2032
Trans-Jordan Generating StationEDL Inc (100.00%)
South Jordan UT Landfill Gas 37,91721,332,245.88562.6
HTW Plant 303 COGENThe University of Utah (100.00%)
Salt Lake City UT Natural Gas 36,0558,859,958.8245.73
Salt Lake City UT Landfill Gas 26,09117,994,663.02689.69
Murray UT Natural Gas 16,39110,498,610.78640.51
Snowbird Power PlantSnowbird Corporation (100.00%)
Salt Lake County UT Natural Gas 5,4542,468,563.44452.62
Cottonwood Heights UT Conventional Hydroelectric 4,909
Salt Lake County UT Conventional Hydroelectric 3,326
Salt Palace Solar Gen PlantWasatch View Solar (100.00%)
Salt Lake City UT Solar 2,195.82
Cottonwood Heights UT Conventional Hydroelectric 150

Salt Lake County, Utah Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Salt Lake County's primary fuel is Natural Gas, with 74.15% of electricity production using this fuel source. Waste Heat and Landfill Gas are also primary fuel sources in the county, with 15.66% and 8.16% of total electricity generation being produced from each type, respectively. For every citizen in the county there are 6,731.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. This ranks them 832nd highest in the country for emissions per capita. Total emissions in the county are 7,978,228,887.64 kilograms, which is the 22nd highest total amount of pollution for a county in the United States. Salt Lake County has 13 power plants within its borders. This is the 112th most plants within a single county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
74.15%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
Waste Heat
15.66%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
8.16%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.07%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.69%
OTHER
Other
0.28%

Salt Lake County, Utah Net Metering

Out of the 2 providers in Salt Lake County, 100.00% of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state has restricted net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

In Salt Lake County one company reports energy loss, Murray City Utilities. They average an annual energy loss of 3.14%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 2.08%, resulting in a rank of 468th best in the United States and a state rank of 7th best out of 3221 and 29 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Salt Lake County, Utah

Providers In Each City in Salt Lake County:

  • Alta, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Bluffdale, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Brighton, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Cottonwood Heights, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Draper, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Herriman, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Holladay, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Midvale, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Millcreek, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Murray, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 27.59%
    • Murray City Utilities: 72.41%
  • Riverton, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Salt Lake City, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Sandy, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • South Jordan, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • South Salt Lake, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Taylorsville, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • West Jordan, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • West Valley City, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Salt Lake County, Utah?

By total revenue, Murray City Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Salt Lake County, Utah.

How many electric companies offer service in Salt Lake County, Utah?

There are 2 electricity suppliers operating in Salt Lake County, Utah.

How many power plants are in Salt Lake County, Utah?

There are 13 electricity plants in Salt Lake County, Utah

Which electricity companies offer service in Salt Lake County, Utah?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Murray City Utilities19,057
2PacifiCorp13,670

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-12