Chelan County, Washington Electric Profile

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When calculating by customer count, Chelan County PUD is the largest electricity provider in Chelan County.

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Chelan County is ranked 2960th out of 3220 for worst polluting county in the nation when considering pollution per person.

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Chelan County has seen a 2.03% rise in the use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation throughout the past 12 months.

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Chelan County generates 10,236,642 megawatt hours from hydroelectric plants in the last 12 months, which gives them a rank of 3rd in the state out of 39 counties for total hydroelectric production.

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With total generation of 10,236,642 megawatt hours, Chelan County is the 140th largest generator of electricity in the country out of 3220 counties.

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Chelan County consumes 8.52% of the electricity that is produced in their generation plants. They either export or store the leftover megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    872,459 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,236,642 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    10,236,642 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    132.6 MWh

Wenatchee, WA Electric Overview

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Wenatchee averages a residential electricity rate of 3.21 cents per kilowatt hour paid by consumers within the city borders, which is 67.70% below the average Washington price of 9.95 cents and 76.10% lower than the US average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $56.82 per month. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Chelan County PUD.

Wenatchee emits 1,361.54 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 40th highest polluting city out of 626 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions of Wenatchee from electricity use is 46,548,265.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 37th highest in the state. The city has zero power generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wenatchee

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.032/kWh$0.032/kWh$61.33/mo.$56.40/mo.
6th3.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wenatchee
2nd$56.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wenatchee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wenatchee, Washington

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Chelan County PUDBUNDLED3.2156.82No DataIcon representing missing value.843,86227,122,700

Chelan, WA Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 3.21 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Chelan, which is 67.70% below Washington's average rate of 9.95 cents and 76.10% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Production from renewable sources comes to 91.05 megawatt hours generated per citizen. The city has grown the amount of electricity produced by hydroelectric sources by roughly 15.63% during the course of the last 12 months.

Electricity use in Chelan creates 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 611th most of any city in Washington. The city also ranks 611th highest in the state in emissions per person in the city, averaging 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the city. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. About 100.00% of Chelan’s electricity is generated using Conventional Hydroelectric. Chelan is home to one power generation plant, which is 7th most in the state and 15th most when considering power plants per capita.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chelan

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.032/kWh$0.032/kWh$61.33/mo.$56.40/mo.
6th3.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chelan
2nd$56.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chelan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chelan, Washington

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Chelan County PUDBUNDLED3.2156.82377,509843,86227,122,700

Sunnyslope CDP, WA Electric Overview

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On average, Sunnyslope CDP's residential electricity rate is 3.21 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 67.70% below the state's average price of 9.95 cents. This makes the city 6th out of 626 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 0.66 outages per consumer each year, with outages lasting about 100.43 minutes. The national averages for these two data points are 1.21 outages each year and 122.99 minutes each outage. Selling 5,170.26 megawatt hours, Chelan County PUD is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

Around 1,361.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 40th highest polluter in Washington out of 626 cities. A total of 5,043,137.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 226th worst in Washington for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Sunnyslope CDP must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sunnyslope CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.032/kWh$0.032/kWh$61.33/mo.$56.40/mo.
6th3.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sunnyslope CDP
2nd$56.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sunnyslope CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sunnyslope CDP, Washington

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Chelan County PUDBUNDLED3.2156.82No DataIcon representing missing value.843,86227,122,700

Energy Production in Chelan County, Washington

Power Plants in Chelan County, Washington

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Chelan County, Washington Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Chelan County residents emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 26th highest polluting county out of 39 counties in the state based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total emissions for Chelan County from electricity consumption is 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 2960th highest in the United States. About 100.00% of Chelan County’s electricity is produced using Conventional Hydroelectric. Chelan County has the 19th highest electricity plants of any county in Washington, with 3 total plants. This equates to the 22nd most power plants per citizen in the state.

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Chelan County, Washington Net Metering

Chelan County is home to one electricity company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing their own solar panels, the only provider in town offers net metering options. At the state level, Washington has pretty good net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

Chelan County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 1.03% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 3.51%, Chelan County is the 2nd best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Chelan County, Washington

Providers In Each City in Chelan County:

  • Cashmere, Washington:
    • Chelan County PUD: 100.00%
  • Chelan, Washington:
    • Chelan County PUD: 100.00%
  • Entiat, Washington:
    • Chelan County PUD: 100.00%
  • Leavenworth, Washington:
    • Chelan County PUD: 100.00%
  • Wenatchee, Washington:
    • Chelan County PUD: 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 Chelan County, Washington?

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1Chelan County PUD47,722

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Chelan County, Washington?

By total customer count, Chelan County PUD is the largest electricity provider in Chelan County, Washington.

How many power plants are located within Chelan County, Washington?

Chelan County, Washington has 3 active power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16