Utah County, Utah Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Utah County, Utah Electricity Overview

Utah County has a population of 659,399 residents.

Natural gas accounts for 99.36% of the electricity generation in Utah County, resulting in a rank of 56th countrywide out of 3221 counties for natural gas generation.

Utah County's ability to generate 620 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 14th highest hydroelectric energy generating county in the state out of 29 counties.

Utah County generates 99.36% of its electricity from non-renewable sources, resulting in a ranking of 146th out of 3221 counties in the county for total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel types.

Utah County averages 0.07 megawatt hours generated from wind turbines per resident, which is 4th highest county out of 29 counties in the state.

Utah County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 23.09% lower than the US average price, at 10.76 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,577,658 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.98 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,469,892 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    47,759 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,422,133 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.33 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,567,341,004 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,893.46 kg

Provo, UT Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants who call Provo home spend, on average, 10.87 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity, which ranks the city 306th out of 334 cities in Utah. Generation from non-renewable fuels accounts for 1 megawatt hours per capita in the city. Power facilities in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuels for 100.00% of the megawatt hours they produce.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Provo averages 6,743.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use. A total of 776,617,397.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. Around 100.00% of Provo's electricity is generated using Natural Gas. Provo has one electricity producing plant in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Provo

Provo residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.117/kWh$0.098/kWh$112.53/mo.$45.75/mo.
306th10.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Provo
13th$66.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Provo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Provo, Utah

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.7581.638,068,920867,087,899
Provo City UtilitiesBUNDLED10.8765.7253,53827,557,905

Zips with electric coverage in Provo, Utah include: 84604, 84058, 84606, 84663, 84601, 84097

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Orem, UT Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants who call Orem home spend, on average, 10.75 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity, which ranks the city 76th out of 334 cities in Utah. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $81.63 per month, while the national average is $123.86. PacifiCorp sells an estimated 8,225.72 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other suppliers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Orem averages 6,851.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use. This results in a total emissions amount from electricity use of 672,367,570.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has no electricity production sources, resulting in the need to import the 978,859.61 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Orem

Orem 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 Orem
60th$81.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Orem Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Orem, 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 Orem, Utah include: 84062, 84604, 84058, 84057, 84601, 84097

Lehi, UT Electricity Overview

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Inhabitants who call Lehi home spend, on average, 9.76 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity , which is lower than both the state and the United States average prices of 10.59 and 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $77.39 per month, while the national average is $123.86. Lehi City Power sells an estimated 416,311.51 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other suppliers.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Lehi averages 6,851.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity use. This results in a total emissions amount from electricity use of 520,105,220.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has no electricity production sources, resulting in the need to import the 757,189.99 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lehi

Lehi 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.
34th9.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lehi
31st$77.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lehi Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lehi, Utah

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Lehi City PowerBUNDLED8.7673.07214,54518,792,000
PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.7581.638,068,920867,087,899

Zips with electric coverage in Lehi, Utah include: 84043, 84003, 84045

Electricity Production in Utah County, Utah

Power Plants in Utah County, Utah

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lake Side Power PlantPacifiCorp (100.00%)
Vineyard UT Natural Gas 6,707,4332,572,476,515.42383.53
Payson UT Natural Gas 582,535266,967,039.08458.28
BYU Central Heating PlantBrigham Young University (BYU) (100.00%)
Provo UT Natural Gas 115,19966,670,738.96578.74
Spanish Fork Wind Park 2 LLCSpanish Fork Wind Park 2, LLC (100.00%)
Spanish Fork UT Wind 47,139
Springville UT Natural Gas 16,9639,431,242.76555.99
Utah County UT Conventional Hydroelectric 617
Payson UT Natural Gas 345,181.0715,060.36
Utah County UT Conventional Hydroelectric 3

Utah County, Utah Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Utah County citizens average 3,893.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which is sufficient to rank them 2079th worst in the US in this category. At 3,893.46 kilograms per person and 659,399 citizens in the county, the county emits 2,567,341,003.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This is the 2nd worst rank in the state for total pollution. Electricity generating facilities in the county mainly use Natural Gas, which makes up 7,422,126.75 megawatt hours (or 99.36%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Secondary fuels used in electricity production include Wind at 0.63% and Conventional Hydroelectric at 0.01% of production. Utah County has the 244th highest electricity producing plants of any county in the country, with 8 total plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.36%
WIND
Wind
0.63%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.01%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.00%

Utah County, Utah Net Metering

Of the 8 electric companies in Utah County, 7 of them report that they offer net metering. Consumers in Utah have restricted net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Utah County is 3.60%. This includes data from 5 suppliers, including Provo City Utilities, Lehi City Power, and Spanish Fork Power. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Utah County is ranked as the 699th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Utah County:

  • Alpine, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • American Fork, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Cedar Fort, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Cedar Hills, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Eagle Mountain, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Elk Ridge, Utah:
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 100.00%
  • Fairfield, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Genola, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Goshen, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Highland, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Lehi, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 50.44%
    • Lehi City Power: 49.56%
  • Lindon, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Mapleton, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 98.10%
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 1.90%
  • Orem, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Payson, Utah:
    • Payson City Utilities: 59.59%
    • PacifiCorp: 1.74%
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 38.67%
  • Pleasant Grove, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Provo, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 3.49%
    • Provo City Utilities: 96.51%
  • Salem, Utah:
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 3.03%
    • Salem City Utilities: 96.97%
  • Santaquin, Utah:
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 8.12%
    • PacifiCorp: 91.88%
  • Saratoga Springs, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Spanish Fork, Utah:
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 3.02%
    • Spanish Fork Power: 96.98%
  • Springville, Utah:
    • Springville City Utilities: 98.69%
    • PacifiCorp: 1.31%
  • Vineyard, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Woodland Hills, Utah:
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Utah County, Utah?

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

There are 8 electricity companies offering service in Utah County, Utah.

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

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

How many power plants are within Utah County, Utah?

Utah County, Utah is home to 8 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-12