Adams County, Washington Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Adams County, Washington Electricity Overview

Throughout the previous year Adams County had a 28.70% increase in hydroelectric power generation.

Adams County had a 3.35% increase over the last year in the usage of renewable fuel types for electricity generation.

The county is ranked as the 1403rd highest generator of electricity in the country out of 3221 counties for electricity production, generating 58,743 megawatt hours.

Residents of Adams County are paying, on average, 34.55% less per kilowatt hour at home than the national average, at 9.16 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Adams County saw a 1.57% decrease over the course of the preceding 12 months.

As the largest producer of solar energy in the state, Adams County generates 42,924 megawatt hours from solar.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    236,916 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.49 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    58,743 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    58,743 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.85 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    17,620,066 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    854.8 kg

Othello, WA Electricity Overview

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Othello has an average residential electricity rate of 9.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.80% lower than the state's average rate of 10.15 cents and 34.55% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.12 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 141.59 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Avista Utilities.

Coming in as the 142nd worst ranked city out of 645 cities in the state, Othello emits 9,717,049.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Othello as the 100th highest polluting city in Washington. Within Othello, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Othello

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.096/kWh$154.84/mo.$68.92/mo.
142nd9.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Othello
463rd$119.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Othello Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Othello, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9794.922,699,106269,116,408
Big Bend Electric CoopBUNDLED8.34143.31106,8778,918,200

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Ritzville, WA Electricity Overview

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Ritzville has an average residential electricity rate of 9.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.80% lower than the state's average rate of 10.15 cents and 34.55% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.12 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 141.59 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Avista Utilities.

Coming in as the 333rd worst ranked city out of 645 cities in the state, Ritzville emits 2,008,425.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Ritzville as the 100th highest polluting city in Washington. Within Ritzville, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ritzville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.096/kWh$154.84/mo.$68.92/mo.
142nd9.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ritzville
463rd$119.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ritzville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ritzville, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9794.922,699,106269,116,408
Big Bend Electric CoopBUNDLED8.34143.31106,8778,918,200

Lind, WA Electricity Overview

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Lind has an average residential electricity rate of 9.16 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.80% lower than the state's average rate of 10.15 cents and 34.55% lower than the national average of 13.99 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 1.12 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 141.59 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Avista Utilities.

Coming in as the 463rd worst ranked city out of 645 cities in the state, Lind emits 608,097.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,136.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Lind as the 100th highest polluting city in Washington. Within Lind, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lind

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.107/kWh$0.096/kWh$154.84/mo.$68.92/mo.
142nd9.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lind
463rd$119.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lind Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lind, Washington

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Avista UtilitiesBUNDLED9.9794.922,699,106269,116,408
Big Bend Electric CoopBUNDLED8.34143.31106,8778,918,200

Electricity Production in Adams County, Washington

Power Plants in Adams County, Washington

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Adams Nielson SolarAdams Nielson Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Adams County WA Solar 42,924
Russell D SmithEast Columbia Basin Irr Dist (33.34%)South Columbia Basin Irr Dist (33.33%)Quincy-Columbia Basin Irr Dist (33.33%)
Adams County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 15,819

Adams County, Washington Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Adams County is the 2622nd worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 17,620,065.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 854.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 23rd highest county in the state for CO2 pollution per capita. The county has 2 electricity producing plants, which is 21st most in Washington. Adams County's primary fuel source consumed for electricity production is Solar. They produce 42,924 megawatt hours, or 73.07% of the total production in the county, from this fuel.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
73.07%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
26.93%

Adams County, Washington Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Adams County offering electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of Washington has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Adams County is 5.58%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Avista Utilities, Big Bend Electric Coop, and Inland Power. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.51%, resulting in a rank of 2305th best in the United States and a state rank of 35th best out of 3221 and 39 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Adams County, Washington

Providers In Each City in Adams County:

  • Hatton, Washington:
    • Big Bend Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
  • Lind, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Big Bend Electric Coop: 50.00%
  • Othello, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Big Bend Electric Coop: 50.00%
  • Ritzville, Washington:
    • Big Bend Electric Coop: 50.00%
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
  • Washtucna, Washington:
    • Avista Utilities: 50.00%
    • Big Bend Electric Coop: 50.00%

* 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 Adams County, Washington?

By total revenue, Avista Utilities is the largest electricity provider in Adams County, Washington.

How many power plants are in Adams County, Washington?

Adams County, Washington is home to 2 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

How many electric companies offer service in Adams County, Washington?

There are 3 electricity providers serving consumers in Adams County, Washington.

What electricity companies offer service in Adams County, Washington?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Avista Utilities31,179
2Big Bend Electric Coop6,752
3Inland Power373

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27