Kittitas County, Washington Electric Profile

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Kittitas County, Washington Overview

Kittitas County released 0 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes them the 27th worst polluting county in the state.

With 44,337 citizens within its borders and 6,306,105 megawatt hours produced per year, Kittitas County has a per capita production rate of 142.23 megawatt hours. This is the 7 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the state.

Kittitas County is the 11th largest producing county in the nation out of 3221 counties when considering megawatt hours produced using renewable fuels.

Kittitas County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.92% lower than the United States average, at 11.43 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.76 cents.

With a US average residential electricity bill of $122.19, Kittitas County consumers pay about 6.53% more than the rest of the country per month for electricity.

Kittitas County averages 142.23 megawatt hours per person produced from renewable electricity sources, which is 112th highest in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    504,380  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.38  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,306,105  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    6,306,105  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    142.23  MWh

Ellensburg, WA Electric Overview

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On average, Ellensburg's residents spend 11.24 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 11.37% more than the average Washington price of 10.09 cents and 18.28% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. Ellensburg Electricity is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers.

Emitting 21,704,756.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Ellensburg ranks 78th worst out of 645 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 1,162.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Ellensburg has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ellensburg

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.118/kWh$0.104/kWh $154.84/mo.$67.95/mo.
403rd 11.24¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ellensburg
407th $110.52 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ellensburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ellensburg, Washington

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Ellensburg Electricity BUNDLED 10.83 86.09 83,028 8,993,400
Kittitas County PUD BUNDLED 11.41 140.99 61,147.83 6,977,370.46
Puget Sound Energy BUNDLED 11.48 104.33 11,479,039 1,318,319,154

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Cle Elum, WA Electric Overview

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On average, Cle Elum's residents spend 11.45 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 13.40% more than the average Washington price of 10.09 cents and 16.80% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. With an estimated 577 residential customers, Puget Sound Energy is the largest provider in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $122.85 per month, while the Washington average is $99.99. Customers in the city pay 22.86% more compared to the rest of the state.

Emitting 2,508,151.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Cle Elum ranks 305th worst out of 645 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 1,162.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Cle Elum has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cle Elum

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.118/kWh$0.104/kWh $154.84/mo.$67.95/mo.
412th 11.45¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cle Elum
490th $122.85 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cle Elum Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cle Elum, Washington

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Kittitas County PUD BUNDLED 11.41 140.99 61,147.83 6,977,370.46
Puget Sound Energy BUNDLED 11.48 104.33 11,479,039 1,318,319,154

Kittitas, WA Electric Overview

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On average, Kittitas's residents spend 11.45 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 13.40% more than the average Washington price of 10.09 cents and 16.80% lower than the national average of 13.76 cents. With an estimated 102 residential customers, Puget Sound Energy is the largest provider in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $122.66 per month, while the Washington average is $99.99. Customers in the city pay 22.67% more compared to the rest of the state.

Emitting 1,672,101.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Kittitas ranks 357th worst out of 645 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 1,162.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Kittitas has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kittitas

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.118/kWh$0.104/kWh $154.84/mo.$67.95/mo.
413th 11.45¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kittitas
484th $122.66 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kittitas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kittitas, Washington

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Kittitas County PUD BUNDLED 11.41 140.99 61,147.83 6,977,370.46
Puget Sound Energy BUNDLED 11.48 104.33 11,479,039 1,318,319,154

Energy Production in Kittitas County, Washington

Power Plants in Kittitas County, Washington

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Kittitas County WA Conventional Hydroelectric 4,968,662
Kittitas County WA Wind 714,507
Vantage Wind Energy LLCInvenergy (100.00%)
Kittitas County WA Wind 309,866
Kittitas County WA Wind 299,644
Swauk Wind LLCGamesa Wind US LLC (100.00%)
Kittitas County WA Wind 13,426

Kittitas County, Washington Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Kittitas County results in the release of 0 kilograms of CO2 pollution a year, which is 2964th highest amount in the United States out of 3221 counties and 27th highest in Washington out of 39 counties. Averaging 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 2964th worst for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. About 78.79% of electricity in Kittitas County comes from generation using Conventional Hydroelectric. Also used is Wind at 21.20% and Solar at 0.01%. Kittitas County has 5 electricity generation plants, which is 498th most in the US.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
78.79%
WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
21.20%
SOLAR
Solar
0.01%

Kittitas County, Washington Net Metering

About 100.00% of the electric companies in Kittitas County offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, Washington has above average net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Kittitas County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 3.49% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 3.51%, resulting in a rank of 721st best in the US and a state rank of 9th best out of 3221 and 39 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Kittitas County, Washington

Providers In Each City in Kittitas County:

  • Cle Elum, Washington:
    • Kittitas County PUD: 50.51%
    • Puget Sound Energy: 49.49%
  • Ellensburg, Washington:
    • Ellensburg Electricity: 33.21%
    • Kittitas County PUD: 33.39%
    • Puget Sound Energy: 33.39%
  • Kittitas, Washington:
    • Kittitas County PUD: 50.00%
    • Puget Sound Energy: 50.00%
  • Roslyn, Washington:
    • Kittitas County PUD: 50.00%
    • Puget Sound Energy: 50.00%
  • South Cle Elum, Washington:
    • Kittitas County PUD: 50.00%
    • Puget Sound Energy: 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 supplier in Kittitas County, Washington?

By total megawatt hours sold, Puget Sound Energy is the largest electricity supplier in Kittitas County, Washington.

How many power plants are in Kittitas County, Washington?

Kittitas County, Washington is home to 5 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers offering service in Kittitas County, Washington.

Which electricity companies offer service in Kittitas County, Washington?

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 Puget Sound Energy 125,790
2 Ellensburg Electricity 10,243
3 Kittitas County PUD 4,710

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-01