Utah County, Utah Electric Profile

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Utah County uses non-renewable fuel types to generate 10.6 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 440th highest county in the country for non-renewable production per capita.

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The largest supplier in Utah County by number of customers is Provo City Utilities.

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Utah County is 86th out of 3220 counties in the US for total natural gas generation, with 6,741,391.51 megawatt hours produced using the fuel source.

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With a population of 636,235 citizens, Utah County is the 2nd largest county by population in the state.

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Utah County ranks 489th county in the nation out of 3220 counties in hydroelectric power production, generating 8,675 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric plants.

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Utah County is the 2067th highest polluting county in the country based on emissions per person.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,439,951 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.12 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,796,409 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    55,008 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,741,401 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    10.68 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,510,130,981 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,945.29 kg

Provo, UT Electric Overview

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Provo's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.12 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average price of 10.53 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. The city generates around 0.52 megawatt hours per consumer in the city a year from electricity generating plants located in its borders, which makes it the 17th highest producer in the state out of 328 cities. The Utah average monthly residential power bill is $84.56, while the Provo average is 12.41% below at $74.07 per month. This is the 27th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Utah.

On average, Provo residents emit 6,989.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 306th highest polluting city out of 328 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 6,989.33 kilograms per person and 116,403 residents in the city, the city emits 813,578,439.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. About 100.00% of electricity in Provo comes from production using Natural Gas. Provo is home to 2 power plants, which is 5th highest in Utah and 24th most when considering plants per citizen.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Provo

Provo 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$0.098/kWh$113.76/mo.$45.30/mo.
312th11.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Provo
27th$74.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Provo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Provo, Utah

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Provo City UtilitiesBUNDLED11.1274.07No DataIcon representing missing value.268,62829,869,836

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

Orem, UT Electric Overview

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Orem's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.69 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 1.48% more than the average state rate of 10.53 cents and 20.54% lower than the US average of 13.45 cents. PacifiCorp sells 8,584.95 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers. The Utah average monthly residential power bill is $84.56, while the Orem average is 1.51% lower at $83.29 per month. This ranks the city 62nd in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Around 7,094.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 73rd highest polluter in Utah out of 328 cities. A total of 686,181,999.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 5th worst in Utah for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Orem must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Orem

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.126/kWh$0.100/kWh$141.17/mo.$54.70/mo.
75th10.69¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Orem
62nd$83.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Orem Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Orem, Utah

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PacifiCorpBUNDLED10.6983.29No DataIcon representing missing value.8,133,370869,318,837

Zips with electric coverage in Orem, Utah include: 84604, 84058, 84057, 84601, 84097

Lehi, UT Electric Overview

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On average, Lehi's residential electricity price is 8.76 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.84% below Utah's average rate of 10.53 cents and 34.88% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Lehi City Power is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $73.07 per month, while the state average is $84.56.

Electricity use in Lehi results in the release of 454,068,390.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 11th highest in the state out of 328 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 73rd worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lehi

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.088/kWh$0.088/kWh$73.07/mo.$64.81/mo.
27th8.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lehi
25th$73.07Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lehi Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lehi, Utah

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Lehi City PowerBUNDLED8.7673.07No DataIcon representing missing value.214,54518,792,000

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

Energy Production in Utah County, Utah

Power Plants in Utah County, Utah

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Lake Side Power PlantPacifiCorp (100.00%)
Vineyard UT Natural Gas 6,109,9342,357,641,669.18385.87No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Payson UT Natural Gas 560,612255,190,159.84455.2No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
BYU Central Heating PlantBrigham Young University (BYU) (100.00%)
Provo UT Natural Gas 55,15627,617,783.06500.72No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Spanish Fork Wind Park 2 LLCClearway Energy (100.00%)
Utah County UT Wind 46,333No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Springville UT Natural Gas 10,1255,870,188.91579.77No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Utah County UT Conventional Hydroelectric 8,675No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Provo UT Natural Gas 5,5712,741,451.02492.09No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Payson UT Natural Gas 38,157.212,719.07No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Utah County, Utah Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Utah County, Natural Gas is 99.19% of the fuel sources utilized for electricity production. When combined with Wind (0.68%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (0.13%), these three fuel types make up 6,796,399.51 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) county's electricity production. The county is the 3rd highest ranked county in the state out of 29 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 2,510,130,981.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 3,945.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the county ranks 2067th highest for pollution per capita. Utah County is home to 8 power plants, which is the 251st highest number of plants within a county and the 1851st highest amount of plants per person out of the US' 3220 counties.

NATURAL GAS
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99.19%
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0.68%
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Conventional Hydroelectric
0.13%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.00%

Utah County, Utah Net Metering

Utah County has 5 out of 5 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Consumers in Utah have heavily restricted net metering regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity companies in Utah County that report energy loss, including Provo City Utilities, Lehi City Power, and South Utah Valley Electric Service District. Combined, these 4 companies average an annual energy loss of 4.59% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 2.08%, resulting in a rank of 1729th best in the US and a state rank of 15th best out of 3220 and 29 counties, respectively.

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:
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 7.28%
    • PacifiCorp: 92.72%
  • Goshen, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Highland, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Lehi, Utah:
    • Lehi City Power: 100.00%
  • Lindon, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Mapleton, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Orem, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Payson, Utah:
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 4.20%
    • Payson City Utilities: 95.80%
  • Pleasant Grove, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Provo, Utah:
    • Provo City Utilities: 100.00%
  • Salem, Utah:
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 2.13%
    • Salem City Utilities: 97.87%
  • Santaquin, Utah:
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 17.32%
    • PacifiCorp: 82.68%
  • Saratoga Springs, Utah:
    • PacifiCorp: 100.00%
  • Spanish Fork, Utah:
    • Spanish Fork Power: 97.46%
    • South Utah Valley Electric Service District: 2.54%
  • Springville, Utah:
    • Springville City Utilities: 100.00%
  • 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

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

The largest electricity supplier in Utah County, Utah by total customer count is Provo City Utilities.

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

Utah County, Utah has 5 electricity providers offering service in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Utah County, Utah?

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1Provo City Utilities38,219
2PacifiCorp30,525
3Lehi City Power23,809
4South Utah Valley Electric Service District4,033
5Moon Lake Electric365

How many power plants are located in Utah County, Utah?

Utah County, Utah has 8 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16