Clark County, Washington Electric Profile

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With a population of 488,241 citizens, Clark County is the 5th largest county in Washington.

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Releasing 1,169,761,340.24 kilograms of CO2 gases, Clark County has the 297th highest pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the nation.

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Clark County emits 2,395.87 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the nationwide average of 4,494.55.

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Clark County consumers are faced with outages that are on average 100.43 minutes per occurrence, with approximately 0.66 outages per year.

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The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Clark County is 9.19 cents. This is approximately 31.66% lower than the national average rate of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Natural gas makes up 100.00% of the electric production in Clark County, giving it a rank of 233rd out of 3220 counties countrywide for natural gas production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,517,752 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.3 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,922,328 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,922,328 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.94 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,169,761,340 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,395.87 kg

Vancouver, WA Electric Overview

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Vancouver's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 9.19 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily for their citizens, 31.66% lower than the average national electricity only service rate of 13.45 cents. Non-renewable fuel sources are used to generate 1,922,328 megawatt hours in the city, which is 100.00% of the city's total production. With annual production of 1,922,328 megawatt hours, Vancouver is the 3rd largest generator of electricity in the state.

The use of electricity in Vancouver accounts for 750,836,478.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 2nd highest in Washington out of 626 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 4,158.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 4th highest polluting city in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. The city is home to one electricity plant, which is 7th highest in Washington and 29th most when counting plants per person Vancouver has around 100.00% of its electricity produced by Natural Gas.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vancouver

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.098/kWh$0.083/kWh$163.59/mo.$70.22/mo.
139th9.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Vancouver
114th$98.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Vancouver Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Vancouver, Washington

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Clark Public UtilitiesBUNDLED9.1998.211,922,3282,574,343236,621,000

Zips with electric coverage in Vancouver, Washington include: 98682, 98661, 98683, 98662, 98607, 98684, 98665, 98664, 98663, 98660

Orchards CDP, WA Electric Overview

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Orchards CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 9.19 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.64% less than the state's average rate of 9.95 cents. This makes the city 139th out of 626 cities in Washington for best average electricity rate. The city deals with an average of 0.66 power outages per consumer a year. These outages last on average of 100.43 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $98.21 per month, while the state average is $98.4.

Electricity use in Orchards CDP creates 33,133,030.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 48th most of any city in Washington. The city also ranks 40th worst in Washington in pollution per resident, averaging 1,361.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 275,016.83 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Orchards CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.098/kWh$0.083/kWh$163.59/mo.$70.22/mo.
139th9.19¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Orchards CDP
114th$98.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Orchards CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Orchards CDP, Washington

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Bonneville Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clark Public UtilitiesBUNDLED9.1998.21No DataIcon representing missing value.2,574,343236,621,000

Camas, WA Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Camas home purchase electricity for, on average, 9.18 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.79% less than the average state rate of 9.95 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $98.39 per month, while the state average is $98.4. Patrons in Camas have a 0.00% discount compared to the rest of the state. Selling 114,203.45 megawatt hours, Clark Public Utilities is the largest provider in the city.

Camas has no electricity generation plants within its borders. The city is the 51st highest ranked city in the state out of 626 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 31,587,684.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 1,361.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement the city is the 453rd highest polluting city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Camas

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.098/kWh$0.083/kWh$164.94/mo.$70.17/mo.
132nd9.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Camas
138th$98.39Average residential monthly electricity bill for Camas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Camas, Washington

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Bonneville Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clark Public UtilitiesBUNDLED9.1998.21No DataIcon representing missing value.2,574,343236,621,000
PacifiCorpBUNDLED8.65105.05No DataIcon representing missing value.1,632,296141,179,569

Zips with electric coverage in Camas, Washington include: 98682, 98607, 98671

Energy Production in Clark County, Washington

Power Plants in Clark County, Washington

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Clark County, Washington Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Clark County has about 100.00% of its electricity produced by Natural Gas. There is one electricity plant in the county, which is the 1432nd highest number of power plants in a county in the country and equates to the 2080th highest amount of power plants per person. Around 2,395.87 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are emitted in the county from electricity use, ranking them as the 6th worst polluter in Washington out of 39 counties and totalEmissionsPerCapitaRank worst polluter in the country. This adds up to total emissions of 1,169,761,340.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, ranking the county the 297th highest for total pollution in the US.

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Clark County, Washington Net Metering

Clark County has 1 out of 2 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Washington has above average laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Clark County one company reports energy loss, Clark Public Utilities. They average an annual energy loss of 2.89%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Clark County a rank of 8th best in Washington out of 39.

Power Companies in Clark County, Washington

Providers In Each City in Clark County:

  • Battle Ground, Washington:
    • Clark Public Utilities: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Camas, Washington:
    • Clark Public Utilities: 49.30%
    • PacifiCorp: 1.39%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 49.30%
  • La Center, Washington:
    • Clark Public Utilities: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Ridgefield, Washington:
    • Clark Public Utilities: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Vancouver, Washington:
    • Clark Public Utilities: 49.66%
    • Portland General Electric: 0.68%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 49.66%
  • Washougal, Washington:
    • Clark Public Utilities: 38.92%
    • PacifiCorp: 22.17%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 38.91%
  • Yacolt, Washington:
    • Clark Public Utilities: 50.00%
    • Bonneville Power Administration: 50.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 2 electricity providers serving consumers in Clark County, Washington.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Clark County, Washington?

The largest electricity supplier in Clark County, Washington by megawatt hours sold is Clark Public Utilities.

Which electricity companies offer service in Clark County, Washington?

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1Clark Public Utilities219,698

How many power plants are located in Clark County, Washington?

Clark County, Washington has one electricity plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16